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Gates Foundation identifies biometrics as one pillar of tech “trinity” for digital inclusion

Biometric identification is one-third of a trinity of technologies that can enable more efficient and equitable resource distribution in developing…

 

Two ideas to break down vendor lock-in in foundational biometric ID systems launch at ID4Africa 2019

A lack of interoperability and vendor lock-in are long-standing barriers to successful identification systems in many places around the world,…

 

ID4Africa 2019 promises debate on biometric data and ID issues as market matures

The maturity of Africa’s digital identity ecosystem has led to new debates on crucial identity topics at ID4Africa 2019, ID4Africa…

 

How many billions are the last billion’s biometrics worth?

Developing world identity systems lag behind those in the richest countries, and biometric systems to address the gap face technical…

 

History of digital identification in the developing world

The idea of providing identification to support economic and social development evolved out of sustainable development communities, and has early…

 

World Bank’s Mission Billion challenge to tackle critical issues in digital identification

The World Bank has announced the launch of the Mission Billion annual innovation challenge to address the most critical issues…

 

Potential breakthrough in infant biometrics heads for trial in Kenya after ID4Africa appeal

Infants born to mothers with HIV have between a 15 and 45 percent chance of contracting the virus if they…

 

Redgate Software working on code for open source fingerprint system

A team from Redgate Software will spend a week developing the code for an open source fingerprint system designed to…

 

Simprints develops small fingerprint scanner for healthcare in the developing world

Four British postgraduate students have successfully built a pocket-sized fingerprint scanner designed to help individuals in the developing world get…

 

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