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ID4Africa: We’re Bringing You Live Biometrics News Coverage Straight From Johannesburg

ID4Africa: We’re Bringing You Live Biometrics News Coverage Straight From Johannesburg

FindBiometrics will be reporting live from ID4Africa next week, delivering breaking news and live audio interviews to keep our global readership informed about what’s happening in one of the world’s most exciting identity markets. Over the past few years, ID4Africa has emerged as one of the identity industry’s most important events. The conference isn’t simply…

UNHCR Highlights Benefits of Biometric ID in Latest Rohingya Update

UNHCR Highlights Benefits of Biometric ID in Latest Rohingya Update

Officials with the United Nations refugee agency continue to promote the benefits of biometric registration as they call for continuing attention to Bangladesh’s Rohingya muslim refugees. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since genocidal attacks against their people began in 2017, making them one of the world’s biggest refugee populations.…

Guam Attains DHS Real ID Compliance with Help From Valid

Guam Attains DHS Real ID Compliance with Help From Valid

Thanks to Valid, the Government of Guam has officially met the US Department of Homeland Security’s standards for Real ID Compliance. Guam’s Department of Revenue and Taxation consulted with the security giant throughout the certification process, which gives the territory of Guam the ability to issue driver’s licenses and ID cards that will be recognized…

IDEMIA Enhances and Rebrands Alabama eID Solution

IDEMIA Enhances and Rebrands Alabama eID Solution

IDEMIA‘s eID app for the state of Alabama has undergone a rebranding, possibly signalling plans for its expansion to new markets. The Alabama eID app was first launched in a 2017 pilot project. A collaboration between IDEMIA and the Alabama Department of Revenue, the project sought to enable Alabamans to file their taxes through the…

HID Global Announces Two Major Appointments to Executive Team

HID Global Announces Two Major Appointments to Executive Team

“I am pleased that we have added top talent to HID’s senior leadership team and strengthened our ability to deliver on our exciting vision for the future.” – Stefan Widing, President and CEO of HID Global. HID Global has burnished its executive acumen with two high-profile new appointments. The company’s new VP and Citizen ID Business…

INTERVIEW: Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently had the opportunity to speak with Ritu Favre, CEO of NEXT Biometrics. The conversation starts with a review of her first year as the company’s leader and her major accomplishments in the role. The conversation moves on to the major security benefits of NEXT’s large area sensors and the demanding…