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

BSI certifies image quality of Jenetric's Livetouch Quattro 21 February 2018

Germany's Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) has certified the image quality of the tenprint scanner from German biometrics company Jenetric, the Livetouch Quattro.


MeReal enters biometrics partnership 21 February 2018

Security technology company MeReal Biometrics has announced a new partnership with French access control and security solution provider EuroStation.


Sydney Airport to trial biometric boarding 21 February 2018

Sydney Airport's international terminal will begin trials of biometric boarding in May.


Credence ID announces CredenceTWO 21 February 2018

Biometrics firm Credence ID has announced CredenceTWO, a device that integrates a full-fingerprint scanner with a smartcard reader.

Features

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, 
 


Can biometrics help with Europe’s migrant problem?

The European Union’s plans to use biometrics to identify a flood of migrants arriving in the continent are raising questions over how much “proportionate coercion” will be deemed acceptable in gathering fingerprint data.


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