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National digital ID card market bounces back after slow 2020

The global market for ‘smart’ or digital ID cards issued by governments has rebounded from the early impacts of the…

 

Caribbean, Middle East and Asian nations switch on digital ID, birth registration programs

Leaders of smaller and developing nations are pushing ahead on civil registries and digital IDs at a rapid pace, with…

 

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…

 

Princeton Identity supplies iris and face biometrics for security in Middle East, Africa

Princeton Identity (PI) has entered a new biometrics partnership with security solution provider Emphor Trading Abu Dhabi, a division of…

 

FaceTec 3D biometrics, liveness power onboarding, digital wallet for UAE bank

FaceTec’s biometric 3D face authentication and liveness detection technology has been successfully rolled out by Gulf Data International (gDI) for…

 

Canadian province delays digital ID rollout as governments unveil plans

The government of the Canadian province of Ontario is not launching its digital ID program this year after all, claiming…

 

Saudi Arabia plans imminent rollout of biometric passport, UAE hits 2M digital IDs

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is planning to introduce a biometric passport in the coming months with advanced security features…

 

Pakistan moves against fraudulent digital ID cards

Muhammad Tariq Malik, the Chairman of Pakistan’s biometric National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) says a move to verify the…

 

China fights COVID with ‘one database, code and platform,’ UAE goes with auras

Biometric COVID-19 fever apps are making news again, in two cities, and in very novel ways. Meanwhile, privacy advocates who…

 

Singapore, UK, and UAE governments update digital ID platforms

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has published a report on the digital infrastructure necessary to foster the development of…

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