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NEC sues Australian agency for biometric contract cancellation

NEC Australia is going to court to seek compensation from the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) for the cancellation of…

 

Fiji plans biometric national ID system

Fiji’s government is planning a new national identification system secured by facial recognition and other biometrics, replacing the several ID…

 

Disagreement and consensus building among African digital ID authorities at ID4Africa 2019

African government representatives and select other identity ecosystem stakeholders discussed the importance of building incentives by delivering high-priority services at…

 

Governments digital identity credentials to reach 5 billion by 2024 backed by mobile biometrics

The number of people using government-issued digital identity credentials is expected to grow by 150 percent from 1.7 billion this…

 

As biometric facial recognition technology spreads, privacy concerns follow

Biometric facial recognition will soon play a major role in a range of activities from travel to shopping and buying…

 

Singapore launching government ID verification service as part of national digital strategy

The government of Singapore has announced plans to boost its ICT capabilities, including a National Digital Identity (NDI) platform, to…

 

Emerging Technologies Forum 2019

Emerging Technologies Forum 2019 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia November 11-13, 2019 In line with the Saudi 2030 vision, the Kingdom of…

 

Experian consultant calls for public sector to seize opportunity of digital ID standards and biometrics

Technological innovations, advanced data analytics and evolving government standards are making it easier to for businesses to manage both the…

 

UK tax agency voice biometric database surpasses 7 million but 160,000 opt out

More than 2 million voiceprints have been added to the database of the UK’s tax agency since June, but more…

 

Queensland government agency deploys Nuance conversational AI for virtual assistant

The Queensland Treasury’s Office of State Revenue (OSR) has deployed conversational AI technology from Nuance for its self-service virtual assistant…

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