Civil ID

Civil ID is generally thought of as the use of biometrics to identify or verify the identity of individuals when interacting with governments. Examples of this could be for the purposes of document issuance, border management, voter registration or employment background checks. This page brings you all the latest news, press releases and information on this sector.

Latest Headlines

IOM chooses Tactilis Card for pilot programmes 14 December 2018

Tactilis, developers and manufacturers of a new biometric computer card technology, have entered an agreement for three pilot projects with the International Organisation of Migration (IOM), a related agency of the United Nations. 


AimBrain adds biometrics platform to ForgeRock programme 14 December 2018

AimBrain, a Biometric Identity as-a-Service platform, has announced its place on the ForgeRock Trust Network. 


Princeton ID uses iris for Auburn University security 14 December 2018

Iris tech firm Princeton Identity announced today that Alabama’s Auburn University has updated and expanded the biometric identity system it uses to secure areas within its athletic facilities.


Ten Digit communications selects ID R&D solution 14 December 2018

Ten Digit Communications, a provider of a patented messaging platform, has partnered with biometrics firm ID R&D to offer multimodal biometric authentication.

Features

Guest Post: From frictionless to the right amount of friction

There are times when we need friction in order to keep us, our data or our finances secure.


Guest blog: Physical attributes versus behavioural patterns – The privacy debate

There are several factors companies must consider before relying on physical biometric technology to authenticate users in an online environment


Iris solution helps refugees glimpse a brighter future

In Jordan, a biometrics-backed project launched by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is helping Syrian refugees lead a normal life.  


World Bank, Accenture outline universal ID vision for developing nations

ID solutions firm Accenture and the World Bank have published a study into how universal ID and biometrics can foster financial inclusion and improve vital services in developing countries.


Feature: Mobile identity and unlocking the DNA of trust

For financial service providers this  presents significant opportunities to better engage with customers in a much more personalised way, 
 


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Events


Securex West Africa 16-17 Apr 19

connect:ID 2019 Event supported by Planet Biometrics 29 Apr 19 - 01 May 19


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Sponsored Links

MODI Modular Digits GmbH ModiVision Biometric Entrance Control Solutions - MODI develops leading innovative biometric products for fingerprint, face and iris- recognition together with user-friendly, fast and safe entrance-control solutions. http://www.modivision.net/
Cognitec Systems - The Face Recognition Company Cognitec develops market-leading face recognition technologies and applications for customers and government agencies around the world, with products for database search, video screening, border control, and photo capturing/quality assessment.
Regula Regula is the leading developer of specialized equipment for automatic travel documents authentication, forensic examination of secure documents and electronic information reference systems of passports, IDs, visas, driver’s licenses and banknotes..
Vision-Box Vision-Box is dedicated to improving the quality, convenience, efficiency and security in travel and border control offering biometric-based digital identity management solutions.
Neurotechnology Neurotechnology is a developer of high-precision algorithms and software based on deep neural network (DNN) and other AI-related technologies. The company offers a range of products for biometric fingerprint, face, iris, palm print and voice identification.

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