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Cameroon seals deal to set up biometric visa system with Ivorian supplier

Cameroon will begin the issuance of biometric visas and consular cards from June 1 this year if things go as…

 

Biometrics infrastructure contracts, investment plans indicate sustained market growth

An indication of things to come in mobile biometrics from Fingerprint Cards was the most widely-read article of the week…

 

Regula teases compact scanner for verifying biometric ID documents

Latvian company Regula will soon release a compact document authentication scanning device named the Regula 1030 that can authenticate current…

 

Bickering follows Nigeria biometric passport issuance halt in UK, process ordered to resume

The decision by Nigeria’s High Commission in London to suspend biometric capture appointments for the issuance of enhanced biometric passports…

 

Biometric passport issuance underway in Zimbabwe, digital IDs from April

The issuance of new generation biometric passports has started in some provinces of Zimbabwe and there are plans to extend…

 

X Infotech app to facilitate high quality image capture for easier biometric checks

X Infotech is launching a mobile application which enables the capture of images which are compliant with standards of the…

 

Costa Rica switches to biometric passports, Nigeria opens new production center

The list of countries issuing biometric passports to their citizens continues to get longer, as Costa Rica has joined in…

 

Alaska bill proposes repeal of Real ID to offer non-biometric driver’s licenses

Proposed legislation in Alaska would repeal the state’s implementation of the Real ID Act, the Tenth Amendment Center writes, setting up a…

 

Wanting more security against Russian interference, Czechia moots biometric ID requirement

In anticipation of Russia’s military invasion of the Ukraine, a requirement has been proposed that Russians traveling in or through…

 

Biometric passport availability updates: Dominica, New Zealand, Philippines, Rwanda, Barbados

Dominica has set August 30, 2022 as the deadline for all nationals to obtain the new biometric passport in replacement…

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