The continent is seeing major deployments of digital ID for various uses, including passports, education and refugee services. But major challenges remain.
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As fingerprint biometrics take on more work, readers are becoming more rugged. That’s the idea behind HID’s new iCLASS SE RB25F fingerprint reader.
09 Jul, 2019First ‘blockchain baby’ is born in Tanzania
Blockchain and digital ID are helping humanitarian workers across the globe better distribute aid and reduce fraud in those programs. Via a new initiative in Africa, newborns are being registered via blockchain to ensure delivery of health and other services.
It’s a common concern in the digital ID world, one that speaks to multiple activities: The need to add ID card authentication to a printer or other non-USB enabled machine for purposes such as controlling printers with card readers. Well, the new TCP3 authentication and release station from ELATEC may be the solution to such […]
Dr. Nicole Spaun began her career staring at planets. “I got my PhD in geology, looking specifically at planetary geology. During graduate school, I worked with NASA’s Galileo mission to Jupiter and its moons,” Spaun says. “About two months before I defended my dissertation – about a month after 9/11 – someone who’d gone to […]
Dr. Dana Michalski was looking for work in research as she pursued her degree in behavioral science and psychology. She found a job at Australia’s Defence Science and Technology Organisation as it was then known. “I started by working half my time on Army projects working with soldiers, and the other half my time working […]
Like many of today’s leaders in biometrics, Debra Marcopulos’ career path was influenced by the 9/11 terrorist attacks. “I actually became interested in the technology that was being developed to help secure our country, specifically fingerprint technology. So when opportunities for DHS’ mission to modernize this legacy technology became available, I eagerly accepted the position.” […]