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

New Mexico jail to scan irises 21 June 2018

Metropolitan Detention Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico will soon start scanning the irises of all inmates.


Google introduces new biometric authentication API for Android 21 June 2018

Google has announced developers can start using the BiometricPrompt API to integrate biometric authentication into their apps.


Plurilock partners with Carahsoft 21 June 2018

Plurilock Security Solutions and Carahsoft Technology have announced a partnership making Plurilock's identity assurance solution available to the public sector.


Princeton Identity’s reports praise for eldery care iris system 21 June 2018

Princeton Identity has reported positive publicity after it deployed iris recognition technology in a care home.

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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