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Biometric Update regularly writes news about South Africa. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news concerning South Africa. Additional topics may be explored by reviewing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

Biometric digital identity can preserve remote exam integrity for South Africa’s universities

This is a guest post by Tshepo Magoma, a Yoti Digital Identity Fellow. The pandemic continues to open several opportunities for digital…

 

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…

 

Corruption imposes additional barrier to digital identity in South Africa

This is a guest post by Tshepo Magoma, a Yoti Digital Identity Fellow. The level of corruption is the biggest stumbling block…

 

Mühlbauer biometric tax ID cards for Congo, beta app problems for Africa’s largest digital ID system

Nigeria’s biometrics-backed ID ambitions have taken another twist as more people try the new government app to manage their identities…

 

Buguroo behavioral biometrics fight bank fraud in ZA, HSBC Malaysia deploys Nuance voice biometrics

South Africa’s Puleng Technologies has partnered with buguroo to bring behavioral biometrics to the fight against bank fraud in South Africa,…

 

Secure digital identity takes on new importance for South Africans amid lockdowns

This is a guest post by Tshepo Magoma, a Yoti Digital Identity Fellow. With the fast spread of COVID-19, South Africa…

 

Face biometrics integrated for onboarding in NA by Ipsidy and Intellicheck, ZA by BioID and Comcorp

Intellicheck and Ipsidy have formed a partnership to bring what the companies call an enhanced suite of solutions for comprehensive real-time…

 

Biometrics deployed by Interpol to fight terrorism in Africa’s Sahel region

The breadth of applications of biometrics is evident in this week’s roundup of news in Africa, from counter terrorism activities…

 

Biometric electronic signatures for digital ID verification introduced in India, South Africa

Financial services company IDSign has released a biometric mobile platform for digital ID age verification and signing, writes CNBC TV…

 

OneVault launches Secure Citizen biometric digital identity platform for remote onboarding

OneVault has released Secure Citizen, a multi-factor biometrics-backed digital identity solution in partnership with the South African Fraud Prevention Service…

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