ID4Africa: HID Global’s Joby Mathew on Tanzania’s e-Immigration Program and Biometrics in Africa [Audio]

ID4Africa: HID Global's Joby Mathew on Tanzania's e-Immigration Program and Biometrics in Africa [Audio]

FindBiometrics is in Johannesburg, reporting live from ID4Africa 2019, where the biometrics industry is convening to help realize the future of next-generation identity technology in Africa. All week we will be bringing you live audio interviews recorded on the exhibition floor with biometrics industry experts helping transform identity services across the continent.

On Wednesday, Peter O’Neill, President of FindBiometrics spoke with Joby Mathew, Sales Director for Middle East, Africa & South Asia, HID Global. The conversation starts with conversation about HID’s five-year history with ID4Africa, addressing the identity management gaps on the continent, specifically in providing ID for undocumented citizens and modernizing identity management systems. Mathew highlights his department’s success with the Tanzania e-immigration project, giving an example of how much of a great year HID is having in the region. The conversation concludes with a broader conversation about how collaboration between governments and vendors are key to addressing Africa’s identity management challenges.

Listen to our full ID4Africa audio interview with Joby Mathew, Sales Director for Middle East, Africa & South Asia, HID Global :

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