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Mühlbauer helps Uganda reach 30M biometric registrations, details Mozambique and Fiji projects

Secure document company Mühlbauer has revealed details of three of its national identification system projects, saying it has extended biometric…

 

Philippines’ central bank and statistics authority sign deal on biometric ID rollout

The Philippines is moving one step closer to the rollout of its new biometric national ID system, with the Bangko…

 

HID Global purchases Australian card manufacturer Placard

HID Global has purchased Australian card manufacturer Placard to grow its presence in the Australasia region, the company announced. In…

 

Nepal moves closer to approving biometric national ID card bill

A Nepali government committee has approved the National Identity and Civil Registration Bill, which would mandate the issuance of a…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric bank cards, birth registrations up, ePassport problems

The importance of biometric legal identity from birth is something of a theme this week as UNICEF pushes the concept…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometrics for ECOWAS free movement, widespread passport reform

Neighbors Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire have come to the fore this week. The two members of the Economic Community of…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric verification for Somali military pay, SIM registration in Tanzania

African biometric and digital ID issues continue apace both on and off the continent. In Somalia a scheme to use…

 

UN rapporteur concerned with biometrics and private data in Irish public services system

Ireland’s public services card (PSC) could become a highly detailed centralized database of intimate personal information, and a potential big…

 

Brazil assesses state readiness for national biometric digital ID scheme roll-out

The readiness of Brazilian states for the implementation of the country’s new digital ID scheme are being assessed, including how…

 

Veridos selected to provide 74M biometric voter ID cards for Mexico

The Mexican Instituto Nacional Electoral (INE) has awarded Veridos a contract to design and produce more than 74 million biometric…

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