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Thales-led consortium delivers Thailand’s new biometric passports

Thailand has officially launched a new passport with embedded biometrics, produced by a consortium including Thales. The e-passport has been…

 

iDenfy and Onfido each sign up fintech clients for KYC checks with facial biometrics

mPay has partnered with iDenfy to utilize its biometric facial recognition, liveness detection, and ID verification technology to meet know your…

 

Verify my life: could a Nigerian problem lead to a global trust solution?

A Nigerian identity verification company is building a way to confirm details of an increasing number of Nigerians’ lives, way…

 

Biometrics deployed by Interpol to fight terrorism in Africa’s Sahel region

The breadth of applications of biometrics is evident in this week’s roundup of news in Africa, from counter terrorism activities…

 

Idemia, HID Global, Aisino, Muehlbauer ID in bidding war over Nepal biometric passport deal

Nepal has been negotiating multi-million dollar contracts with four international companies to implement its biometric passport plan, restarting a process…

 

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…

 

Government biometrics programs and national ID card contracts in Africa need more transparency

This week’s events show a wide variance in the success of biometrics projects, and the diverse nature of digital ID…

 

ID document authentication device rolled out by TSA, SPS adds ID counterfeit prevention

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has introduced five credential authentication technology (CAT) units for checkpoint screening to confirm traveler ID…

 

From stateless to self-sovereign: A project that gives life-long identity to the world’s invisibles beginning at birth

This is a guest post by Alex Andrade-Walz, Director of Marketing at Evernym, a leader in verifiable credential technology. There…

 

Samsung Galaxy S20 supports mobile digital ID to replace physical ID documents

Samsung fans tired of carrying physical ID documents now have a better option, the company says, after introducing eID for…

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