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Azerbaijan begins issuing biometric ID cards

Azerbaijan began issuing biometrics-based electronic identity cards on September 1, according to an AzerNews report. Citizens can apply for the…

 

Societe Generale introduces biometric technology for online account opening

French multinational bank Societe Generale has announced a new capability which allows customers to open an account online with biometric…

 

Canada expands biometrics screening program to more foreign nationals

As of today all nationals from countries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East are required to provide fingerprints and…

 

SmilePass to provide facial recognition in support of Nigerian state health insurance program

The government of Kwara State in Nigeria has partnered with SmilePass to launch a Universal Health Insurance Program which will…

 

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…

 

Driver’s license photos increasingly used by U.S. police for identification with facial recognition

Police in Hagerstown, Maryland have arrested a robbery suspect identified by comparing a photo from Instagram to the State’s database…

 

Lebanon issuing biometric driver’s licenses with Vision-Box technology

The Traffic, Trucks, and Vehicles Management Authority of Lebanon has begun issuing new biometric driving licenses leveraging automated biometric identity…

 

UK Commons committee prepares for inquiry into Home Office’ biometrics guidance

A UK House of Commons committee is preparing to launch an inquiry into the storage of 20 million mugshots by…

 

Ukrainian border guards collecting biometric data from international travelers

According to a State Border Guard Service statement, Ukraine has begun to collect biometric data from foreigners at the country’s…

 

Brazil adopts OSTP Alliance CIPURSE to protect personal data on new drivers’ license smartcards

Brazil has adopted CIPURSE, the OSPT Alliance’s non-proprietary, open standard for secure transaction solutions, to protect personal data including fingerprints…

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