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Stage set for next round of secure access control biometrics adoption

Investments, patent activities, pilots and observations on the air travel industry all point to a coming wave of biometrics deployments….

 

Ethiopia begins Tech5 biometrics trial for MOSIP-based national ID

The Ethiopian government’s National ID Program (NIDP) has partnered with Tech5 on a limited pilot of biometrics and other technologies to…

 

The allure of Chinese ‘digital authoritarianism’ for Latin America

Concern that Chinese technology in Venezuela and Cuba which is allowing the states to exercise ‘social control’ over their populations…

 

Poland deploys HID Global fingerprint biometrics for EU-compliant ID cards

Poland has added HID Global’s DigitalPersona 5300 fingerprint biometric readers into its national digital ID infrastructure with the aim of incorporating…

 

New biometric digital ID system in South Africa to enhance service delivery, security

A new biometric-based digital identity system dubbed NIS, currently being developed in South Africa, will go a long way in…

 

Ghanaians cry foul over stressful biometric SIM re-registration experience

Many Ghanaians who have to stand on long queues to have their biometrics captured for the SIM re-registration drive directed…

 

Nigerian digital ID tokens criticized as NIN-SIM linkage deadline extended yet again

For the ninth time, Nigeria’s federal government has extended, by three months, the deadline for citizens to link their biometrics-backed…

 

IN Groupe wins award for France’s national eID, biometric passport deal for Seychelles

Two national ID events round off a busy 2021 for IN Groupe; an award for the new biometric ID card…

 

Kenya pushes on with Huduma Namba as compulsory digital ID amid controversy

New proposals already in Kenya’s Parliament in the form of a bill seek to introduce multiple changes to the country’s…

 

Ethiopia, Malaysia plan for digital identity upgrades to improve access to services

The national biometrics-based digital ID scheme being implemented in Ethiopia will go a long way in expanding access to a…

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