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Governments want new biometrics. Do you have the patience to book a sale?

Law enforcement agencies are sold on digital biometric identification, and for the most part, so are the lawmakers appropriating funds…

 

Nigeria’s digital identity agency NIMC to get $61M funding to upgrade identity infrastructure

Nigeria’s cabinet, the Federal Executive Council, has approved N25 billion (U.S.$61 million) for the upgrading of identity infrastructure at the…

 

US government wants real-time digital ID verification for login.gov

The U.S. government wants to hear from vendors interested in creating a digital ID verification service that the government is…

 

Papua New Guinea advised against using biometrics in next year’s election

Terence Wood, a Research Fellow at the Development Policy Center — an Australia-based aid and development policy think tank —…

 

The varied applications of contactless biometrics, remote authentication on full display

U.S. federal government spending was a theme common to many of the top stories of the week on Biometric Update,…

 

US federal agencies plan to increase facial recognition use, GAO report says

Three-quarters of U.S. federal agencies surveyed for a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report are already using facial recognition and more…

 

US law enforcement biometrics systems face upgrade opportunity, challenges

Recent policy moves by the Executive Branch of America’s government have opened up an opportunity for biometrics capabilities, some of…

 

Imageware and partner win $2.7M biometrics contract with US Department of Veteran Affairs

Imageware and Four Points Technology have been awarded a three-year, $2.7 million contract by The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)….

 

No funds yet allocated to Nigeria’s 2023 digital voting plan

The Independent Electoral Commission of Nigeria (INEC) is increasingly concerned about the continued lack of funds for it to go…

 

UK Biometrics Commissioner: Hikvision in social control surveillance joint enterprise with Chinese State

Hikvision is contracted for 21 years for joint enterprises with the Chinese State on social control projects in Xinjiang Autonomous…

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