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Philippines pilots pre-registration for biometric national ID program as private digital ID systems grow

A pilot project to collect all information other than biometrics needed for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) national ID program…

 

Government digital ID programs launched in UK, coming to New Zealand and worth waiting for in Australia

A new stand-alone version of a Document Checking Service is being piloted by the UK’s Government Digital Service to verify…

 

Digital identity initiatives for government services see a mix of progress and delay

Companies in Malaysia see greater opportunity for adoption of biometrics and AI technologies to support a digital economy and financial…

 

Valid buys majority stake in biometric project partner Mitra, expands into Brazilian Smart City segment

Brazilian secure identification company Valid has purchased a 51 percent stake in local integrated system provider Mitra to expand into…

 

ID document and selfie biometrics adopted by Lithuanian Bank, Canadian province, UK care home, Guatemalan ewallet

Biometric facial recognition technologies for checking ID documents against selfies to onboard customers or verify their identities are being supplied…

 

UK government looking into another new digital identity scheme

A new digital identity scheme for business is being proposed by the UK government, nearly ten years since the government…

 

Digital identity for financial services present pandemic recovery opportunity and challenge for banks and governments

The adoption of digital financial services will be accelerated by the pandemic, with corresponding impacts to digital identity, according to…

 

Jamaica wants to vault ahead in efficiency with biometrics and digital identity

Seeking to promote itself as a notably modern, secure and efficient nation, Jamaica is investing in digital ID — and,…

 

Mobey Forum talks high need for digital identity schemes, analyzes contact tracing apps

The COVID-19 global health crisis has led to an increasing need for digital identity schemes, an opportunity banks should take…

 

Face biometrics use in U.S. schools, policing, airports and public housing faces legal challenges and questions

A lawsuit over the use of biometric facial recognition in schools has been filed by the New York Civil Liberties…

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