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Panel probes future potential of face biometrics for elections, DNA for civil registries

Biometrics applications could look quite different five years from now, with different modalities used in elections and civil registries, and…

 

Kenyan election’s poll-day success belies suspicion of Smartmatic biometric voter kits

Ahead of a court challenge of the results of Kenya’s recent election, African publication The Elephant examined the role of…

 

Voters face biometric verification kit glitches in Kenya elections, failures ‘not widespread’

Many Kenyans, both ordinary and high-profile voters, were unable to cast their ballots in time at some polling stations during…

 

Smartmatic wins Albania biometric voter registration contract with lone bid

Smartmatic will implement biometric identification technology in Albania’s April elections this year via a US$20 million contract with the Central…

 

Biometric voting machine failures isolated incidents, Uganda’s Electoral Commission says

An unknown number of biometric voter verification machines being used in Uganda’s election failed to verify the identity of people…

 

Uganda gets 38,500 biometric voter verification devices for Thursday’s polls

The electoral commission of Uganda says it has procured 38,500 SmartMatic biometric voter verification machines (BVVMs) at a cost of…

 

Criticism sparked by delay of biometric election systems unveiling in Uganda, procurement in Kenya

Uganda’s Electoral Commission (EC) is being asked to provide details on its Biometric Voter Verification Kits (BVVK) and related technologies…

 

Biometric election solution providers pitch Philippines on remote online voting systems

Biometric technology providers Voatz and Smartmatic will pitch their remote online voting systems as two of four companies being considered by the…

 

Iraq draws closer to biometrics-backed elections in 2021 with 16M voter cards issued

Biometric cards which will be required to vote in Iraq’s upcoming elections have been distributed to 13 million eligible voters,…

 

Smartmatic wins Uganda biometric voter registration kit contract with $22.4M bid

After last week’s special report on Nigeria and Ghana, we cast our biometrics news net across the African continent again…

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