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Jamaica considers fast-tracking national digital ID system to accelerate pandemic relief response

Jamaica’s government is discussing fast-tracking the implementation of its digital National Identification System (NIDS) in order to ease its efforts…

 

Humbl and Digital India Payments partner to extend biometric financial services across country

U.S. fintech Humbl and Digital India Payments Limited (DIPL) have formed a strategic partnership to deliver mobile payments and financial…

 

Global biometrics market to surpass $45B by 2024, reports Frost & Sullivan

The market for global biometrics is forecast to reach $45.96 billion in 2024, based on a compound annual growth rate…

 

The intense surveillance of Hyderabad with facial recognition is bulking up

Even a glance at the digital eyes with biometric capabilities going up in the Indian state of Telangana reveal numbers…

 

Gov.uk Verify digital identity chief pulls out, moves into private sector

Lisa Barrett, the digital identity chief of the Gov.uk Verify program, has resigned and is moving from the Digital Service…

 

Russia to expand use of biometrics to identify foreign citizens and immigrants seeking work

The Russian government said it intends to make increased use of biometric data when identifying foreign citizens, according to proposals…

 

Australia to roll out digital IDs’ biometric features for public testing in 2020

Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) has announced the biometric component of its digital ID will be released for public testing…

 

Estonia’s platform seen as poster child for successful digital ID verification

Digital experts from 16 countries discussed digital ID verification platforms and their struggles at the Global Government Forum’s first Digital…

 

Biometric facial verification to replace passwords and ID documents for online services in Singapore

Singapore’s planned national facial identification service will replace passwords and physical credentials with biometrics for a range of processes and…

 

Governments slowly coming around to IDSPs for digital identity schemes

Governments are starting to pay more attention to digital identity. In their digital identification scheme development process, governments have two…

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