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Veriff releases NFC identity verification tool for biometric passports

Online identity verification system Veriff has released a near-field communication (NFC) verification tool to validate ePassport-compatible IDs, writes HelpNet Security….

 

Biometric passports in Indonesia now PKD-certified by ICAO

Indonesia is the latest country to obtain the Public Key Directory (PKD) certificate from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)…

 

ICAO denies alleged privacy flaw in biometric passports

A group of researchers from the University of Luxemburg may have detected a critical security flaw in the International Civil…

 

TSA to conduct 2nd evaluation of travel ID biometric verification technology

A short-term proof of concept evaluation of the automation of the identity verification portion of the Travel Document Checker (TDC)…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: fresh calls for biometric voting in Zimbabwe, self-reliance in Nigeria and a possible UN biometric anti-terrorism platform

Biometrics news span issues of self-reliance, politics and counter-terrorism across Africa this week. Nigeria and Ghana continue to make progress…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Biometric ID for Guinea, continued ID controversy for Côte d’Ivoire

West Africa comes to the foreground this week in African digital ID news as Guinea announces plans for a comprehensive…

 

Multimodal biometrics to drive 21 percent CAGR ePassport growth to 2023

The global market for ePassports will grow by 21 percent CAGR to $23.93 billion from 2019 to 2023, driven by…

 

Belarus to begin issuing biometric passports next January

Alyaksei Byahun, head of the Citizenship and Migration Department of the Belarus Ministry of Internal Affairs, recently confirmed that on…

 

Biometric passport market predicted to increase by 18 percent this year

The number of ePassports with integrated biometric technology will grow by 18 percent in 2019, according to a new report…

 

Angola introducing biometric passports

The director of Angola’s Foreigners Migration Service (SME) revealed last week that the Angolan government plans to start issuing passports…

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