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Australia calls for bids on biometric platform for passenger declarations, visas

Australia’s Home Affairs Department has launched a call to tender for the installation of a biometric technology system that will…

 

UK Government to stop accepting EU ID cards for border crossings

EU, EEA, and Swiss national ID cards, including those with biometric chips, will not be acceptable for travel to the…

 

UK Immigration and Citizenship launch biometric identity verification app to speed up applications

UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) has been working with UK Visa and Citizenship Application Services (UKVCAS) to develop a new…

 

ID document authentication device rolled out by TSA, SPS adds ID counterfeit prevention

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has introduced five credential authentication technology (CAT) units for checkpoint screening to confirm traveler ID…

 

Pangea and IDnow pitch biometric immunity credentials, Nomidio CEO calls for trusted identity guardian

Pangea has launched an end-to-end platform for issuing biometric smartcard-based COVID-19 immunity or travel credentials in an effort to support the…

 

Foundational role of biometrics for digital identity credentials discussed in IBIA paper

The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) has published a report examining the transition which is beginning towards the use…

 

Biometric passports, digital ID initiatives in Africa and contactless tech top this week’s biometrics news

The spread of biometrics systems in Africa in the public and private sector, in particular in Nigeria, topped the stories…

 

CBP rolls out biometric facial comparison at point of entry in southern Texas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has rolled out this week biometric facial recognition and comparison to pedestrian lanes at…

 

Guyana to launch biometric national ID card, Portugal and Jamaica digital ID plans advance

Guyana’s government is planning to include biometrics among the security features of a new national ID card for use with…

 

New U.S. travel restrictions on six nations cite ID authenticity, vetting problems

In a background briefing just hours before President Donald Trump issued a proclamation imposing new travel restrictions on six countries…

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