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Biometric national ID card projects advance in Nepal and Croatia

A bid notice for printing and supplying Nepal’s new biometric national identity cards will be issued within three months, The…

 

Smartmatic wins Uganda biometric voter registration kit contract with $22.4M bid

After last week’s special report on Nigeria and Ghana, we cast our biometrics news net across the African continent again…

 

Biometric ID documents rolling out in Ecuador and Belgium to meet identity verification standards

New biometric government ID documents are being launched in Ecuador with the introduction of new passports, and in Belgium with…

 

Biometric ID cards introduced in more European countries, Canada

To improve security and prevent fraud attempts, Malta, Croatia, and Canada’s Northwest Territories announced new, biometrics-enhanced identity documents and driver’s…

 

New data protection agency may be coming to Taiwan with national digital ID cards

Taiwan may soon establish a new agency dedicated to personal data protection to support the secure launch of its national…

 

Biometric ID card and passport issuance in Czech Republic and Cyprus, mobile registration in Fiji

The government of the Czech Republic is in talks to issue ID cards that include fingerprint and facial biometric data…

 

Fingerprint and ID doc scanner launched by Elyctis, Next Biometrics to supply sensors for Russian readers

Elyctis has launched a new hardware product for verifying fingerprint biometrics while scanning identity documents like passports. The new ID BOX…

 

Minister says more than 1,900 Delhi rioters identified by facial biometrics

Law enforcement in India has used biometric facial recognition to identify more than 1,900 people who were involved in setting…

 

Biometric ID documents available in Ukraine, coming to Kyrgyzstan next year

On February 5, Ukraine started issuing biometric ID cards with a Qualified Electronic Signature (QES), which citizens can use to…

 

Veridos appoints Andreas Räschmeier chief executive officer

Veridos has appointed Andreas Räschmeier CEO effective November 1. Veridos is the joint venture of the Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) security group…

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