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

NIST to host face recognition conference 15 October 2018

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced the IFPC 2018, a conference focused on all technical factors affecting the deployment and use of high performance face recognition applications.


WorldReach Software chosen by UK Home Office for digital enrolment 12 October 2018

WorldReach Software has announced the signing of a multi-year contract with the UK Home Office for the provision of a smartphone based digital enrolment capability.


Ipsidy and Safetrade Africa to partner on payments 11 October 2018

Biometric identification, identity management and electronic transaction processing services firm Ipsidy and Safetrade Africa have inked a distribution deal.


Florida county election boards choose Bio-key solution 11 October 2018

Biometric authentication and security solutions firm Bio-key has announced that two County Election Boards in Florida have selected BIO-key's ID Director for Windows software to prevent voter fraud.

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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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.
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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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