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The time is ripe for digital passports in healthcare

By Daniel Cidon, CTO, NextGate Following the pandemic’s year and a half of unprecedented challenges there is a silver lining….


The first major digital health pass could begin rolling out in the EU within days

Legislation is being prepared that would bind all EU member nations in accepting a digital health pass for COVID status….


Investments in airport biometrics and health pass adoption grow as sector reopens

Aviation sector investments in biometrics and digital health pass adoption feature in the most-read news coverage on Biometric Update this…


Daon launches vaccine status sharing with biometric VeriFLY app

The VeriFLY digital health pass from Daon now enables users to upload their vaccination cards to their biometrically secured digital…


Acuant selfie biometrics to secure Airside digital health pass

Acuant has engaged Airside in a partnership that seeks to prioritize privacy in the handling of biometrics and personal data…


Good Health Pass Collaborative lobbies G7 for universal acceptance

The Good Health Pass Collaborative, a multi-sector global initiative launched by ID2020 in February, has called on members of the…


IATA Travel Pass adds NFC, Hawaii adds NEC face biometrics for health screening

A trial of digital identity and COVID-19 test results with NFC technology through the biometric International Air Transport Association (IATA)…


6 requirements for successful vaccine passports in new report

The UK’s Ada Lovelace Institute, author of several recent substantive reports on emerging biometric systems, has another, on COVID vaccine…


National identity systems still works in progress, biometrics investment market strong

Government digital ID efforts and investments in biometric technology made up most of the top stories on Biometric Update over…


Too much innovation, not enough labs: digital health pass details debated by ID4Africa

The threat of further exclusion of Africa from the international community due to the COVID-19 pandemic could easily be exacerbated…

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