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Signicat delivers onboarding for German digital identity card, IDnow joins EU standards taskforce

Signicat’s digital identity verification and authentication technology has been certified to be integrated with nPA, Germany’s new national digital identity…

 

Taiwan delays digital ID, smartphone app supports Quebec driver’s licenses, and Croatia to launch eID

Taiwan is delaying its planned launch of a new digital ID system due to complications caused by the COVID-19 pandemic,…

 

European Commission to introduce biometric residence permits for British nationals in the EU

By the end of this year when the Brexit transition is complete, the European Commission wants to introduce an EU-wide…

 

Trial of ITS biometric kiosks for new EU EES at Iceland airport successful, Clear launches at Lambert

A pilot of BorderXpress biometric kiosks from Innovative Travel Solutions (ITS) at Keflavik International Airport in Iceland has been successfully…

 

UAE, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan and Western Balkans in passport and border biometrics news

The Federal Customs Authority (FCA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is launching a Smart Mobile Passenger Inspection Unit which…

 

EU police working on large-scale facial biometrics database, report says

European law enforcement agencies are allegedly collaborating on building a continent-wide biometric facial recognition database, according to leaked documents from…

 

New EU AI strategy puts remote biometric identification in “high-risk” category

The EU will consider biometrics for authentication differently from remote biometric identification, as it develops regulation as part of its…

 

EU tech plans may include compliance checks for biometric systems

A top European Union official will present the bloc’s plan for competing with the U.S. and China on advanced technologies,…

 

Police use of facial biometrics draws scrutiny; helps rescue thousands of children in India

Clearview AI has been telling prospective clients that it is offering or planning to offer facial biometric technology to at…

 

EU no longer considering facial recognition ban in public spaces

According to the latest draft of the EU’s Artificial Intelligence strategy seen by Reuters and EURACTIV, the European Union is…

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