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New biometrics partnerships announced by Veriff in Latin America and OneVault in Pakistan

Veriff has partnered with fintech firm Kueski to expand the reach of its biometric verification-as-a-service to Latin America. Following the…

 

Updated biometric ID cards going to 1.4M Afghan refugees living in Pakistan

The United Nations and government of Pakistan plan to distribute 1.4 million replacement biometric ID cards for Afghan refugees living…

 

Biometric ATMs and remote payment systems expanding around the world

Biometric banking and financial services of various kinds are making headlines around the world, with legal and regulatory changes in…

 

Pakistan deploys facial recognition to secure borders, biometric prisoner identification ordered

Pakistan Customs will put in place a National Targeting Centre (NTC) using biometrics to identify and profile risky goods and…

 

Government investments in digital identity and biometrics programs progress around the world

Progress and plans for national digital identity systems and biometric e-government solutions have been announced around the world, including a…

 

Biometric banking services introduced for Pakistan expats, Ukraine payments, and crypto traders

A remote biometric registration and onboarding process is being introduced to allow Pakistani citizens overseas to directly open bank accounts…

 

Pakistan uses biometric authentication to issue transit cards, disburse millions in cash relief

Before officially inaugurating the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in Peshawar, Pakistan has started using biometrics to issue 100,000 free…

 

Digital identity for financial services present pandemic recovery opportunity and challenge for banks and governments

The adoption of digital financial services will be accelerated by the pandemic, with corresponding impacts to digital identity, according to…

 

Digital driver’s licenses being introduced in Pakistan, South Korea, Turkey

In partnership with Punjab Information Technology Board, Pakistan is introducing a digital driving license system for Punjab citizens to optimize…

 

Will smart cities in Belt and Road Initiative bring Xinjiang-style facial recognition to other countries?

Much of the digital security apparatus operated in Xinjiang by China’s government, including biometric facial recognition, is making its way…

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