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The UK ID data regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office, has released a statement warning organisations to assess the public risks of using emotion analysis technologies for ID.

News - January 3, 2023 midnight

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The Arizona Department of Transportation, Motor Vehicle Division, has awarded Thales a three-year contract to upgrade the security features and redesign the appearance of Arizona’s driving licences and ID cards.

News - January 3, 2023 midnight

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The Cayman Islands government has gazetted two bills – the Identification Register Bill and the Cayman Islands Identification Card Bill – for the creation of a digital identity register and the issuance of ID cards to improve how residents interact with the government.

News - November 24, 2022 12:01 a.m.

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De La Rue has announced that it has entered into a five-year extension of its contract with NPA for the sole-source supply of polycarbonate data pages for Australian passports.

News - November 4, 2022 12:01 a.m.

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South Korea plans to offer a digital identity secured by blockchain to citizens with a smartphone as it taps into the world’s most tech-savvy population to boost economic growth.

News - November 4, 2022 midnight

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Finland has recently notified the EU of its willingness to test out digitising the country’s official documents, making it the first country in the union to experiment with the technology.

News - October 4, 2022 midnight

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The US State Department has assembled 25,000 volunteers to try out the new online passport renewal program in advance of the service becoming available to the general public later in 2022.

News - September 5, 2022 12:01 a.m.

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Identity verification company Credas Technologies has been certified to perform digital identity verification for the Right to Work, Right to Rent and anti-money laundering checks that are being mandated in the UK.

News - September 5, 2022 midnight

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The Finnish government is proposing a digital identification app in 2023 on smartphones and tablets that aims to prevent gender-based discrimination and promote work-based immigration.

News - August 1, 2022 midnight

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Veridos, a leading provider of integrated identity solutions, has acquired Valid USA’s identity solutions business to further grow its presence in the US market. A particular focus will be on enhancing its driving licence offering.

News - August 1, 2022 midnight