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Technical issues delay Belarus’ January introduction of biometric passports

In March, Belarus was announcing its decision to push back biometric passports from release in January 2019 to January 2020….

 

Finavia and Finnair pilot investigates biometric data portability in air travel

Finnish airport operator Finavia, airline Finnair and Finland-based digital identity initiative the Sandbox of Trust, led by cybersecurity company Nixu,…

 

76 percent of European online shoppers have never heard of PSD2

There are major discrepancies in awareness levels between retailers and online consumers when asked about EU’s Payment Services Directive 2…

 

Slovenia adheres to EU regulation, will release biometric ID cards in 2021

As of August 2 2021, Slovenia will integrate biometric ID cards, however a number of institutions are concerned that data…

 

Croatian government introduces biometrics bill to support EES interoperability

The government of Croatia has put forward legislation to provide the framework for new biometrics collection processes to ensure border…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: mammoth biometric registration plans for Nigeria and Interpol in the Sahel

The sheer scale of the projects underway in Kenya and Nigeria mean that once again the two countries dominate Africa’s…

 

European Commission plans new regulations for biometric facial recognition

The European Commission is working on new regulations to give EU citizens new rights of control over the use of…

 

EAB Research Projects Conference (EAB-RPC) 2019

EAB Research Projects Conference (EAB-RPC) 2019 Darmstadt, Germany September 16-18, 2019 The 6th edition of the EAB Research Projects Conference…

 

EU officials confirm UK authorities illegally copied biometric and other data from Schengen system

European Union officials have indirectly confirmed that UK authorities violated an information-sharing deal with the EU by sharing the contents…

 

NEC facial recognition engine deployed for access control at EU Summit

NEC Corporation revealed today that its NeoFace facial recognition engine was deployed for access control at last month’s EU Summit…

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