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Civil society alarmed by migrant biometrics and surveillance in EU, Americas

Advanced technologies are being used at the EU border for widespread surveillance and to carry out what Euronews reports are…

 

Colombian digital ID to be used as passport across South America

Colombian citizens in possession of the Cedula digital ID will be able to use the document as a passport to…

 

Yoti’s digital ID chosen to help restart football season in Colombia

Yoti is taking the challenge of providing digital IDs for soccer players tested for coronavirus in Colombia as the country…

 

Chinese biometric surveillance technology deployed internationally amid criticism

Authorities in Bolivia have deployed 600 cameras with facial recognition, to go along with 2,000 units already in service, as…

 

Yoti announces digital identity Fellowship winners as researchers warn of discrimination risks

The winners of the Yoti Fellowship Programme have been selected, and will spend a year working on digital identity and…

 

Quito to launch facial recognition for public surveillance under smart city project

Ecuadorian capital Quito will launch public biometric facial recognition as part of the country’s first digital city program after an…

 

Yoti receives 120 applications for digital identity Fellowship Programme and shares lessons

Yoti has announced the first steps taken by its Fellowship Programme, with a field of more than 120 applications narrowed…

 

Ipsidy biometric solutions available in Peru and Chile through Mobile Solutions Peru

Ipsidy and Mobile Solutions Peru today announced an agreement to offer Ipsidy’s suite of biometric identity and authentication solutions in…

 

FacePhi biometric identification technology selected by Banco Supervielle in Argentina

FacePhi continues to build its presence in Argentina with a new deal with Banco Supervielle, the seventh largest private bank…

 

IDEMIA biometric tech selected to onboard new Movistar Chile customers

IDEMIA has been selected by Telefónica to be its first ever South American digital identity mobile KYC and digital signature…

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