Interac is best known for its payment and debit card activities, but the Canadian organization is trying to get more involved in digital ID.
A request for vendor information from the federal agency signals the convergence of facial recognition technology and agents’ body cameras for better field work.
26 Nov, 2019Facial recognition helps find hurricane victims
As the Bahamas continues to recover from Hurricane Dorian, facial recognition backed by blockchain and digital ID are helping the effort to account for people still missing from that August storm.
The ‘myColorado’ digital ID mobile app will enable citizens to prove identity via a mobile driver’s license for law enforcement and age verification needs, and the ID will also authenticate users for a host of government services.
One of the world’s most populous countries is seeking to increase its e-governance power and automate the upcoming census via digital ID technology. It could be the next move in a series of identity related initiatives for India.
As envisioned, Switzerland’s national digital ID program would help the country make needed gains in e-governance and more. But questions of who will control the program could delay progress.
As biometrics and digital ID technology work to make passwords obsolete, fresh research into how ear canals fit into this landscape is showing significant promise. One day, we might be authenticated passively as we listen to our headphones.