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Taiwan puts digital ID project on hold, Japan plans to expand use of My Number card

Taiwan authorities says they are deferring plans for the issuance of a digital ID card until crucial issues related to…

 

Idemia NSS to provide biometrics and identity services at 4,000 US post offices

Idemia National Security Solutions (NSS) has won a contract from the U.S. Postal Service to provide biometrics capturing and in-person identity…

 

Indian Supreme Court to review Aadhaar biometric system ruling

India’s Supreme Court is currently reviewing its recent ruling in favor of Aadhaar, writes The Hindu. Questioning the constitutionality of…

 

Vietnam embraces digital ID, smart cities, and robots in digital transformation

Vietnam’s rapid adoption of digital ID, smart cities, and AI have fueled a remarkable leap into the digital age. According…

 

Biometric screening in Nigeria trims local government payrolls, finds unqualified teachers

A biometric screening conducted on primary school teachers in the state of Borno, Nigeria discovered that only 60 percent (10,103…

 

New Hong Kong biometric digital ID app provides access to 20 public services

The city of Hong Kong released a new biometric smartphone app last week providing residents with access to 20 different…

 

Improved digital ID number slip, mobile app to ease Nigeria’s SIM registration

Nigeria’s federal government has moved to ease the procurement of biometrics-backed national identifications numbers (NINs) and the process of linking…

 

Cameroon plans to introduce a biometric youth card in 2021, but is it ready?

Cameroon, like a number of other countries across Africa, is gradually delving into and embracing biometrics and digital identity. This…

 

Malaysian ministry prioritizes security for biometric national digital ID initiative

Malaysian citizens’ data privacy and security will be a main government focus in the implementation of the country’s biometric National…

 

Togo hopes to launch new biometric ID card in 2021

The minister in charge of digital economy and digital transformation in the West African nation of Togo, Cina Lawson, says…

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