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

NEXT Biometrics and IOTA to partner on ID 13 December 2018

NEXT Biometrics has announced a global collaboration with IOTA Foundation, a non-profit foundation focused on distributed ledger technology (DLT) and permission-less ecosystem development. 


IDEMIA delivers smart ID to Nepal 13 December 2018

ID tech firm Idemia has been working with Nepal in delivering new national ID cards.


Taylor Swift turns face recognition on stalkers 13 December 2018

Pop star Taylor Swift has reportedly used facial recognition software at a concert to identify stalkers.


Yole notes reshaping of biometric sensor market 12 December 2018

Over the last five years, the promising and highly dynamic consumer biometric sensor market has been totally reshaped, announces French market research firm Yole Développement (Yole) in its latest technology & market report.

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/
DERMALOG Identification Systems Germany's largest manufacturer of biometric devices and systems provides a wide range of identification solutions, including the latest generation of fingerprint and document scanners as well as high-performance AFIS and ABIS systems.
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.
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..

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