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eID cards designated mandatory ID document for residents of Latvia starting 2023

Beginning in 2023, electronic identification cards (eID) will become mandatory identification documents for all residents of Latvia who have reached…

 

Ukraine has issued more than three million biometric passports this year

The State Migration Service of Ukraine reports that more than three million biometric passports and about 725,000 ID cards have…

 

EAB and EU to update stakeholders on developments in biometrics and digital identity

The European Union and the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) are gearing up for the 5th annual EAB Research Projects…

 

EU adds face photos to EURODAC fingerprint database

European Parliament and Council negotiators yesterday agreed to updated rules intended to reinforce the EURODAC system, which is designed to…

 

New York-based HYPR expands to the UK and EU

Citing demand driven by GDPR and PSD2 regulatory requirements, HYPR Corp. announced today its expansion to the UK and EU….

 

VoiceTrust joins Horizon2020 partnership to develop new biometric platform SpeechXrays

VoiceTrust has been accepted as a member of a EU Horizon2020 program in which a group of organizations is working…

 

EU Agency for Fundamental Rights reports on risks of biometric IT systems

Biometric IT systems can be valuable for combating identity theft and tracing missing migrant children, but pose significant risks to…

 

Greece expected to issue a tender for biometric ID cards

Greek media are reporting that an official announcement is expected this week regarding the issue of a tender for companies…

 

Signicat receives funding for IDaaS development from EU’s Horizon 2020

Identity assurance provider Signicat has secured €1.36 million ($1.7 million) in phase two funding from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme…

 

EU to collect biometrics of all visitors, could include post-Brexit UK citizens

The European Parliament has approved a new entry/exit system (ESS) to store the biometric information of all non-EU citizens visiting…

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