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

Congressman Michael T McCaul to be keynote at connect:ID 28 April 2017

Congressman Michael T McCaul has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the upcoming identity technology conference connect:ID 2017 in Washington DC.


Novetta expands support for biometric standards development 28 April 2017

Advanced analytics technology firm Novetta has announced that Vice President of Special Projects, Michael Thieme, has been appointed Editor of ISO/IEC 30107-4 – Biometric presentation attack detection – Profile for evaluation of mobile devices. 


Foster+Freeman scanner enables forensic examination of epassports on the front line 28 April 2017

Secure identity solutions firm Foster+Freeman has launched a new compact passport and ID card imaging system.


I3 Develops iOS and Android application for large-scale facial recognition 28 April 2017

Biometrics firm Ideal Innovations Inc. (I3) has developed a facial recognition application that supports Android and iOS based platforms

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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