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TSA plans for airport biometrics, mDLs hinted at in DHS webinar

America appears to be moving steadily towards allowing travelers to perform biometric checks with their smartphones with mobile driver’s licenses…

 

ECOWAS, Nigeria look to ease travel with biometric card, faster passport issuance

The Federal Government of Nigeria is to launch a new passport application process that will dramatically speed up the procedure…

 

Ghana Card to function as full biometric passport under government plan

Ghanaians may soon be able to use the national biometric ID card as an international travel document, even beyond the…

 

Veridos supports ICAO standard update for biometric verification of travel documents

Veridos has welcomed the creation of the 8th edition of the Doc 9303, recently released by the International Civil Aviation…

 

Angola, Dominican Republic to introduce biometric passports, Ukraine updates issuance progress

Angolan authorities are readying to launch the country’s biometric passport later this year at a time when the Dominican Republic…

 

Cameroon unveils new details on biometric passport

Cameroon’s General Delegation for National Security (DGSN) has announced July 1 as the new date to commence production of the…

 

The first major digital health pass could begin rolling out in the EU within days

Legislation is being prepared that would bind all EU member nations in accepting a digital health pass for COVID status….

 

UK unveils enhanced border control plans with digital ID for visas

The UK has unveiled new plans to fully digitalize the country’s visa system, including digital ID integration. The move was…

 

National identity systems still works in progress, biometrics investment market strong

Government digital ID efforts and investments in biometric technology made up most of the top stories on Biometric Update over…

 

Too much innovation, not enough labs: digital health pass details debated by ID4Africa

The threat of further exclusion of Africa from the international community due to the COVID-19 pandemic could easily be exacerbated…

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