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Biometric Update regularly publishes articles about Switzerland. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news about Switzerland. More topics may be perused by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.


Biometric passports launched in Switzerland, milestone for Kyrgyzstan

Switzerland has launched the latest version of its distinctive red biometric passports, and Kyrgyzstan registered 3 million biometric passports issued….


Uneven, surprising changes in using digital ID to vote around the world.

The role of biometric identification in voting around the world is ever-evolving, sometimes controversial and sometimes just confusing. Here’s a…


Swiss Army supplier selects Global ID vein biometrics for accelerator program

Swiss security technology provider RUAG has selected vein biometrics developer Global ID as part of the second batch of startups…


Serbia, Kosovo reach reciprocal deal to accept ID cards as travel documents

A series of digital ID credentials issued around the world that people can use to cross borders are going through…


Secunet deploys biometrics for EES border control at Zurich Airport, NEC supplies Hong Kong

German security and biometrics firm Secunet will equip Zurich Airport in Switzerland with its technologies to make the facility compliant…


Switzerland unveils new digital ID credential to expedite service delivery

Switzerland’s Justice Minister Karin Keller-Sutter has presented fresh plans by the country to introduce a new digital ID credential as…


Feedback for EU digital wallets as Switzerland explores digital ID ecosystem

The EU is continuing to progress towards its goal of not just digital ID but a digital wallet for all…


Facial recognition deployments with lax regulation under scrutiny worldwide

Several facial recognition projects around the world have recently come under scrutiny, spurred by concerns of privacy advocates that the…


FPC plans for biometric payment, access and mobile growth; opens regional offices

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has announced the creation of two new regional offices in Shanghai, China, and in Zug, Switzerland, as…


Swiss voters reject digital ID law due to data privacy concerns

Swiss voters rejected a proposed national law for a digital identity after a referendum fueled by privacy concerns, writes SwissInfo….

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