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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…

 

Zetes launches production of upgraded biometric eIDs in Belgium

Zetes has started developing new Belgian electronic ID cards for 25 pilot communities, the company announced at a press conference…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: Ghana demonstrations, Tanzania SIM registration deadline

Biometrics are at the core of an issue leading opposition parties in Ghana to call for demonstrations and mass picketing…

 

UK politician proposes new biometric entry and exit system to prevent threats from EU

The limited data UK’s Border Force has on people travelling to the UK from the European Union with a biometric…

 

TSA to conduct 2nd evaluation of travel ID biometric verification technology

A short-term proof of concept evaluation of the automation of the identity verification portion of the Travel Document Checker (TDC)…

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