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Biometrics and digital ID in Africa: GenKey in Niger, Securiport in CAR, new reseller partner for Daon in SA

Heading into a new decade there’s a clear theme in Africa’s digital ID sphere: looming deadlines. First up is Tanzania’s…

 

Biometrics in Africa: digital ID for humanitarian responses in Ethiopia and registration priorities in Nigeria

The use of biometrics by electoral commissions is once again at the fore in digital ID news in Africa. The…

 

Indian states deploy facial recognition for election polls, biometric attendance system in schools

The State Election Commission (SEC) in India’s Telangana state is piloting facial recognition technology in upcoming elections for Urban Local…

 

Digital ID and biometrics in Africa: SIM blocks, biometric electoral roll disputes and an eKYC first for Libya

As 2019 draws to a close, Tanzania reaches – and pushes back – its December 31 biometric SIM registration after…

 

Ghana Electoral Commission proposes facial biometrics as part of voter register changes

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana is changing the biometric voter registration process for the 2020 elections, adding facial recognition…

 

Orange County joins Florida elections boards using BIO-key fingerprint biometric to authenticate staff

The County Supervisor of Elections for Orange County, Florida has selected biometric technology from BIO-key to provide strong security for…

 

Converging data security and digital ID concerns lead week’s biometrics news

Securing data with biometrics and the security of biometric data itself are the main themes for the week in digital…

 

Biometrics for online authentication and digital ID industry growth most read this week

The growth of the digital identity industry, public uncertainty about it, and the near-term future of digital ID adoption provide…

 

Dermalog biometrics catch 88,000 fraudulent votes but no results yet in Afghanistan election

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission has postponed the announcement of results in the country’s presidential election, Reuters reports, though biometric voter…

 

U.S. senator pushes for cybersecurity review of remote biometric voting app

Popular biometric remote voting application Voatz is under the radar again, after U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wrote a letter to…

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