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Rollout of biometrics-backed health passes for travel recovery continues

Biometric systems for managing COVID-19 immunity and vaccination status are being launched and trialed around the world, and common through-lines…

 

Pakistan confirms introduction of biometric passports from June

The Pakistani Government confirmed it will start issuing biometric passports by June, Gulf News reports. According to Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed,…

 

Support for digital health passes high among consumers, government response mixed

Health passes and the connection they should have to digital identities are being considered by businesses and governments, but also…

 

ID4Africa panel urges caution, debates trust framework for digital vaccine certificates

Some governments have begun accepting international travelers with digital proof of their health status. Questions around how these digital health…

 

Ukraine legislation gives digital IDs and physical passports equal status

Ukraine’s parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, passed legislation earlier this week to expand the validity of digital passports displayed via the…

 

ID4Africa Livecast – Vaccination Certificates & Identity Management

ID4Africa Livecast – Vaccination Certificates and Identity Management Online April 8, 2021 12:30-14:30 GMT Among governments and those in the…

 

France’s new biometric ID cards from IN Groupe actually fit in people’s wallets, enable EU travel

The rollout of France’s new national digital identity card with embedded fingerprint biometrics, supplied by IN Groupe, began this week…

 

Here come the health passports. If only they were standardized

Biometric COVID-19 passport apps are popping up as governments starved of travel-dependent revenue realize they cannot afford to wait for…

 

Biometric data privacy fears raised for Canadian visa offices in China

The security of biometric data collected from people applying in China for visas to Canada is being questioned, based on…

 

REAL ID law quietly passes with a possible win for government watchdogs

Among the many disparate provisions in the federal appropriations act signed into law last month was an updated REAL ID…

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