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Aadhaar biometrics set India on a more digitally inclusive path, says NEC official

A senior official of NEC Corporation India has highlighted the substantial benefits which Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven technologies are bringing to…

 

Prominent biometrics firm reborn as a startup, as established players lock in gains

Headlines from around the biometrics landscape shifted somewhat from investments and fundraising to revenues and new entries this week, as…

 

Identity experts challenge the notion of new digital ID systems

What do we want from digital ID? And is it the solution for problems faced by societies across the world?…

 

PSA completes biometrics registration of 20M Filipinos, NSIA processes more than 5M applications

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has recently completed the Step 2 biometric registration of more than 20 million residents for…

 

Canada shied away from national digital ID in 2019; SecureKey suggests a different path

The Canadian government considered developing a national digital ID system two years ago, but ultimately shelved the idea with little…

 

Nigeria biometric enrollment for digital ID nears 60M on telco boost

Nigeria’s federal government says well over 59 million people have now been biometrically enrolled for the National Identification Number (NIN)…

 

UN finds storing biometric data on Mauritius ID cards violates privacy

The United Nations Human Rights Committee has found that the legislation which Mauritius passed in 2013 for its biometric smart…

 

Aidentity, UGS partner on digital ID enrollment of Nigerians in Europe

Aidentity has agreed to offer its biometric and technical services to UGS Technologies for the enrollment of Nigerians living in the…

 

One fewer holdout on India’s biometrics-linked food distribution network

The populous Indian state of Delhi decided this week to participate in a ration card program linked to the nation’s…

 

Millions excluded as Uganda uses national digital ID system for emergency COVID welfare

Ugandans face exclusion from emergency relief during a COVID-19 lockdown as cash payments are being made via the national biometrics-based…

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