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2019: a critical year for biometrics and digital ID in the Global South

While Europe and the U.S. have seen steady progress with incremental improvements and plenty of new regulation alongside the growing…

 

HID and Jumio target South East Asia as two banks launch biometric services

HID Global has introduced its iClass SE RB25F fingerprint solution in the Philippines, according to a Philippines News Agency report,…

 

Myanmar to introduce mandatory biometric data collection for massive national database

The Ministry of Transport and Communications in Myanmar has come up with a strategy to create a national database of…

 

Southeast Asian market sees growing interest in biometric payments and authentication

Almost half of consumers in Myanmar would use biometrics for payments and authentication, according to Visa’s most recent Consumer Payment…

 

Facial recognition for banking eKYC expands across South-East Asia

Several companies in the Asia-Pacific region have made announcements about biometrics initiatives, offerings, and awards for technology supporting financial services,…

 

International Identity Day celebrated with rich nations largely on sidelines

As the second International Identity Day takes place, September 16, 2019, a number of countries and organizations are marking the…

 

NEC and Simprints join forces with Gavi to extend vaccination coverage with biometrics

In an effort to deploy a scalable child fingerprint identification solution they say will be the world’s first, NEC, Simprints,…

 

Biometrics market in South East Asia and ANZ to grow at double-digit CAGR: report

New research has found that the biometrics market in South East Asia and ANZ will grow at a CAGR of…

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