Voters in Nigeria fail to enrol their biometrics

Voters in Nigeria fail to enrol their biometrics

In Nigeria, millions of voters have been left wondering why they have been removed from the registry after confusion over the online pre-registration process. The Independent National Electoral Commission has released a statement defending its actions to remove...

Launch of Liberia’s New Work Permit Issuing System

Launch of Liberia’s New Work Permit Issuing System

The president of Liberia, George M. Weah officially commissioned the new Work Permit Digitalisation Project of the Ministry of Labour and the project contractor - the company CETIS, one of the Europe’s leading companies in security documents printing and identity management at a ceremony held at the Ministerial Complex in Monrovia, Liberia, on Tuesday, 13 September 2022. The new digital work permit protects workers’ as well as investors’ rights...

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ACS to Participate in Identity Week America 2022

Advanced Card Systems Ltd. (ACS), Asia Pacific's top supplier and one of the world's top 3 suppliers of PC-linked smart card readers, will be exhibiting at Identity Week America 2022 from 4th to 5th October 2022 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center,...

IDW America 2022: See the agenda now!

Identity Week America is a dynamic identity event for the USA which continues to expand to accommodate an influx of industry solutions and unite a cross-section of the stakeholder community. Kick-start new partnerships, projects and find your next business partner in...

IDEMIA top scorer in ‘fair’ match rates

IDEMIA, a leader in future-proof identity technologies, has ranked the highest in a new Face Recognition Vendor Test to determine the level of bias that exists using biometric technology across different demographic groups. IDEMIA's technology demonstrated an even...

Aviation alliance sets biometric goal

The Star Alliance, founded by five prominent airlines in the Americas, Europe and Asia, has voiced that it expects at least 26 of its members to use biometric technology and integrate it with existing infrastructure by 2025. It comes as pressure on the U.S. is...

Q&A with Jean-Luc Khaou at MineSec

At Identity Week Asia, Payments Consulting Network Technical Director, David Lunt caught up with MineSec Managing Director, Jean-Luc Khaou, for a deep dive into SoftPOS and how MineSec is supporting the enablement of digital payments for Small and Medium-sized...

Chain of Trust Pilot Completed

Entrust is a Gold Sponsor at Identity Week America, from 4th to 5th October 2022.  Entrust has announced the successful conclusion of their participation in the Chain of Trust (CoT) Pilot, a six-month pilot project led by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). CoT...

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Identity Week Europe: Day 1 highlights
Identity Week Europe: Day 1 highlights

See the highlights below from an incredible first day here at #IdentityWeekEurope 2022: Incredible keynotes from M.S.C. Cruises, Department for digital, culture, media and sport (DCMS), UK Government, US Customs and Border Protection and Muehlbauer. More than 80...

National Bank of Kuwait launches metal card
National Bank of Kuwait launches metal card

IDEMIA, the global leader in augmented identity, has been chosen by National Bank of Kuwait as a partner to transform metal cards with Card Connect offering an intuitive, easier and secure experience In line with its commitment to provide extraordinary services and...

Veridos and GSI Sertracen partner on Costa Rica ePassport solution
Veridos and GSI Sertracen partner on Costa Rica ePassport solution

Veridos, a world-leading provider of integrated identity solutions, and the Latin American systems integrator GSI Sertracen have announced the signing of a major contract with Costa Rica. The General Department of Migration and Immigration of the Republic of Costa...

California enters into a 12-year MDL contract with IDEMIA
California enters into a 12-year MDL contract with IDEMIA

 IDEMIA, the global identity leader behind TSA PreCheck enrollment and the principal issuer of physical and digital driver’s licenses in the U.S., announced today that California has awarded the company a contract that will last up to 12 years and cover delivery of...

US set to unveil new ePassport design this summer
US set to unveil new ePassport design this summer

The US plans to roll out a major ePassport overhaul over this summer with the so-called "Next Generation Passport"  (NGP) set to include a wide range of new security and design features. More than 2 million Next Generation Passports have been already issued to...

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Voters in Nigeria fail to enrol their biometrics
Voters in Nigeria fail to enrol their biometrics

In Nigeria, millions of voters have been left wondering why they have been removed from the registry after confusion over the online pre-registration process. The Independent National Electoral Commission has released a statement defending its actions to remove...

Biometric authentication used by U.S. businesses triples
Biometric authentication used by U.S. businesses triples

The record-high demand for digital identity solutions by customers and enterprises is creating shockwaves in terms of surging revenue, expected to reach $70.82 million by 2028. Now, according to figures released in several new studies, the number of U.S. businesses...

Biometrics “not mature enough” to track U.S. ballots
Biometrics “not mature enough” to track U.S. ballots

A U.S. state representative has thrown out hopes of ballots being trackable using facial recognition technology, speaking at a committee on Tuesday. Denouncing the proposal, State representative, Stephen Meeks said that the technology for biometrics could not be...

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Launch of Liberia’s New Work Permit Issuing System
Launch of Liberia’s New Work Permit Issuing System

The president of Liberia, George M. Weah officially commissioned the new Work Permit Digitalisation Project of the Ministry of Labour and the project contractor - the company CETIS, one of the Europe’s leading companies in security documents printing and identity...

Biometric authentication used by U.S. businesses triples
Biometric authentication used by U.S. businesses triples

The record-high demand for digital identity solutions by customers and enterprises is creating shockwaves in terms of surging revenue, expected to reach $70.82 million by 2028. Now, according to figures released in several new studies, the number of U.S. businesses...