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Dermalog biometrics revamp systems in Philippines and Thailand

Dermalog has finalized plans to develop digital infrastructure to support biometric identity verification for the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in…

 

Philippines central bank targets 23 million biometric national ID cards in 2020

Philippines central bank is planning to produce 23 million biometric national IDs with fingerprint, iris and facial data in 2020,…

 

Philippines plans biometric enrollment of 105 million people as Manila pilots facial recognition

The Philippines is planning to register 105 million people in its biometric National ID system, and is currently acquiring the…

 

Philippines central bank selected to produce nation’s biometric ID cards

The Philippines Central Bank, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), has reached a government-to-government deal with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)…

 

Philippines selects Gemalto biometric technology to verify voters in upcoming elections

The Philippines Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has selected Gemalto to provide a fingerprint biometric voter verification system for the 2019…

 

Most Filipinos trust physical biometrics for mobile or ATM financial transactions

Filipinos have relatively high comfort levels with biometric identity verification for financial transactions, with 85 percent saying they are comfortable…

 

Efforts to ensure ethical use of biometric surveillance technology face scrutiny

IBM’s role in surveillance systems allegedly used to carry out extra-judicial killings directed by Rodrigo Duterte prior to becoming president…

 

Finda to provide facial biometric authentication for cross-border services in Philippines

Hong Kong-based fintech company Finda International Consultancy and Management has been chosen by MyEG Philippines to provide its facial biometric…

 

Philippines plans initial enrollments after $563 million national biometric ID scheme signed into law

The Philippines plans to register the biometrics of one million beneficiaries of state aid programs in the fourth quarter of…

 

Philippine Identification System Act has been signed into law

The Philippine Identification System Act has been signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte, enshrining the new biometric “Phil-ID” as…

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