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Malaysia to add biometric data to all identity documents

Malaysia’s National Registration Department (JPN) will add biometric information to identity documents including birth, marriage, adoption and citizenship certificates to…

 

Datasonic secures $1.7M biometrics contract for Malaysia-Singapore border

Datasonic has secured a facial recognition e-gate contract for the Malaysia-Singapore border crossing worth RM6.97 million (US$1.7 million) from Malaysia’s…

 

Malaysia Airlines pilots Sita’s single-token biometric system

Malaysia Airlines has rolled out Sita’s Smart Path Solution, a single-token biometric system for the full airport traveller journey, after…

 

Malaysia plans release for final report on National ID by June 30

Last summer, Malaysia’s Ministry of Communications and Multimedia announced it was introducing a national biometric digital identification platform (National Digital…

 

Australian Commission calls for partial facial biometrics moratorium as APAC countries seek balance

The Australian Human Rights Commission is calling for a moratorium on the use of facial recognition in law enforcement and…

 

Ukraine to launch digital ID as Malaysia reveals open source approach to national biometric system

The Cabinet of Ukraine has launched a pilot project as it seeks to stand up a national digital ID system…

 

Sita to launch single-token biometric system at Malaysian airports as data sharing startup Zamna raises $5M

Sita will introduce a single-token biometric system for the full airport traveller journey at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in collaboration…

 

Datasonic and Digent stand up joint next-generation biometrics venture

A new joint venture company has been formed to develop and market next generation biometric applications, through a partnership between…

 

Facial recognition for banking eKYC expands across South-East Asia

Several companies in the Asia-Pacific region have made announcements about biometrics initiatives, offerings, and awards for technology supporting financial services,…

 

Malaysia introduces national biometric digital ID to reduce fraud, identity theft

Following in the footsteps of Singapore and Thailand, Malaysia has launched a national biometric digital identification platform (National Digital ID)…

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