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SuperCom wins $1M e-Gov contract from national government customer

SuperCom has won a nearly $1 million contract with a national government customer for its e-Gov division, with a possibility…

 

Russian central bank’s digital head reports slow progress on national biometric system

Adoption of the unified biometric system instituted by the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has been slow, surpassing 100,000 users…

 

Jamaica considers fast-tracking national digital ID system to accelerate pandemic relief response

Jamaica’s government is discussing fast-tracking the implementation of its digital National Identification System (NIDS) in order to ease its efforts…

 

Biometric passports, digital ID initiatives in Africa and contactless tech top this week’s biometrics news

The spread of biometrics systems in Africa in the public and private sector, in particular in Nigeria, topped the stories…

 

Aadhaar’s architect discusses what went into world’s biggest biometric repository

“Open digital infrastructure has hugely helped societies access information, products, knowledge, and collaborate better with each other,” said Dr. Pramod…

 

Biometric facial verification to replace passwords and ID documents for online services in Singapore

Singapore’s planned national facial identification service will replace passwords and physical credentials with biometrics for a range of processes and…

 

Biometrics and digital ID across Africa this week: savings and costs in Nigeria, divisions in Tanzania, Ghana

Once again, Nigeria dominates the biometrics news agenda in Africa and this week; even a university has resorted to biometric…

 

Mozilla white paper urges open approach to national biometric ID

The Mozilla Foundation has some strong opinions and recommendations for national biometric ID projects. The 36-page white paper, “From Openness…

 

Biometrics and digital ID across Africa this week: mass enrollments, closed borders and system failures

While Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Chad either launched or announced mass enrollments for biometric civil registrations, the system in…

 

Banks at risk of losing digital ID window of opportunity to tech giants, Mobey Forum warns

A comparative overview of digital ID schemes from Europe and North America warns that banks might soon fall behind large…

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