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Dermalog beats Semlex, others to $48M biometric passport deal in DRC

German biometrics firm Dermalog has won a contract worth US$48 million to produce biometric passports in the Democratic Republic of…

 

Biometric passports: progress in Nepal, Seychelles, ‘huge crowds’ in Bhutan

Biometric passport issuance is progressing at different rates in three countries this week. First to the Seychelles, which has unveiled…

 

An easier travel path from home to hotel room with digital credentials and facial biometric match

Digital travel credentials are here. The launch of American Airlines’ Mobile ID – which combines Thales technology with the Airside…

 

US might have to settle for compromised ID cards

In a development that surprised few paying attention to the U.S. plan to get more-secure IDs in the hands of…

 

Acceptance of digital ID cards for travel spotty but there are innovation standouts

Digital IDs are the goal for many governments around the world but getting biometric ID cards in the hands of…

 

Law on biometric documents issuance passes first reading in Belarus parliament

Members of the House of Representatives of Belarus have given their first nod to a draft law which seeks to…

 

Biometric passport adoption trend grows amid data privacy, cost, issuance concerns

Multiple developments have emerged from different countries in recent days concerning biometric passports, from Pakistan announcing it has issued first…

Grabba

Grabba brings together complex electronics, the latest biometric identity authentication and biographic data capture capabilities, delivering a fully-integrated ecosystem of…

 

Daon adds multi-flight travel capabilities to digital ID app VeriFLY

Daon has added multi-leg travel capabilities to its digital ID and travel app VeriFLY, which uses selfie biometrics. The update,…

 

Kenya to comply with regional bloc directive on biometric passports from end November

Kenyans have until 30 November to get new East African Community (EAC) biometric passports if they want to be able…

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