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Value biometrics over physical credentials to improve inclusion, ID4Africa’s Identity Day panelists argue

Biometrics should be privileged as a source of unique identity assurance over physical documents, and exclusion risk assessments should be…

 

Digital ID moving forward in Barbados as UK, Australia and Sri Lanka consider next steps

Digital identity, usually backed by biometrics, is currently a hot topic in several countries around the world. Governments in Australia…

 

Philippines biometric national ID system pre-registration to start in Q4, prioritize the unbanked

Pre-registration for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) could start as early as October according to Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Karl Chua,…

 

Idemia biometrics secures Africa’s largest welfare transfer system as Nigeria unites identity-handling agencies

Potentially big developments in biometrics this week in Nigeria as the agency managing Africa’s largest national identity program is moved…

 

Scope of biometrics uses on the market keeps growing

The top stories in biometrics, AI and the digital identity landscape this week were united in their different sectors and…

 

Two dozen new Indian insurers approved for eKYC checks with Aadhaar biometrics

India’s federal government has approved the use of the Aadhaar national biometric system by 24 more insurers to authenticate the…

 

Biometrics companies innovating for a range of use cases amid solid financial conditions

Growth prospects for biometrics companies and optimism for the potential of new technologies are the themes of the week’s top…

 

Philippines pilots pre-registration for biometric national ID program as private digital ID systems grow

A pilot project to collect all information other than biometrics needed for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) national ID program…

 

Consultation on Malaysia’s biometric national digital ID plan closes, border control integration considered

A public consultation by Malaysia’s government on its proposed national biometric digital ID system has closed, Enterprise IT News reports, even…

 

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…

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