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Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: BIO-key, Yoti, Simprints, iiDENTIFii and Innovatrics

The coronavirus pandemic is also an opportunity for digital technology, according to the CEO of social enterprise Simprints. Elsewhere, the…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: politics, ecommerce, Covid-19 biometric capture bans

Covid-19 continues to impact biometric systems across Africa. After initial reports in previous weeks of systems being suspended to reduce…

 

LumenVox, OneVault introduce advanced voice biometrics to African market

LumenVox has entered a partnership with OneVault to provide the African market with voice biometrics solutions for remote authentication, the…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: SIM cards reactivated, refugee privacy concerns and coronavirus

The spread of the coronavirus on the continent sees more impact on biometric services. This week we have summarized the…

 

iiDENTIFii reports surge in automated facial recognition and authentication demand

iiDENTIFii has announced its biometric facial recognition technology can maintain system security during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, by enabling a…

 

Bio-key tech used to enroll fingerprint biometrics of more than 9M customers of South African bank

South Africa’s Capitec Bank Holding Company has enrolled more than 9 million customers with its in-branch biometric client identification system…

iiDENTIFii

iiDENTIFii offers remote biometric identity authentication, providing a secure and user-friendly technology platform that authenticates physical identities in a connected…

 

Banks launch facial biometrics for retail payments in Nigeria and mobile services in South Africa

A pair of banks in Africa are launching authentication with facial biometrics for financial services, one for in-person transactions and…

 

Biometrics and digital ID across Africa this week: registration for Nigeria SIMs, Zimbabwe public sector

After much criticism of Kenya’s Huduma Namba scheme, this week there is a call for further use of biometrics to…

 

Biometrics and digital ID across Africa this week: SIM deadline in Tanzania, ZKTeco R&D center, Uganda eKYC

Tanzania is the main story this week for biometrics in Africa as its deadline for biometric SIM registration arrived when…

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