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French airports to try biometric boarding

Air France and Aéroports de Paris (ADP) have agreed to roll out a biometric boarding pilot early next year. French news magazine L’Express reports the...
nepal passport

Nepal battling with passport shortage

Nepal’s stock of passports is running low. According to reports, the government is looking at an administrative crisis that could derail the plans of thousands...

Science delivers input for identity domain

The organisation and management of a country’s national identity infrastructure and of identity information by companies and institutions requires the constant attention of both...
facial recognition

Facial recognition to speed up hotel check-in

Hotels in Singapore are testing the use of facial recognition technology to speed up guests’ check-in times. Bloomberg reports that this initiative with the city-state’s...

A framework for progress

In recent years we have witnessed a proliferation of initiatives around areas as automated border control, passports and biometric identity. In the background, aspirations...

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FIDO: A secure alternative for electronic IDs?

Dr Bernd Zwattendorfer & Navneeta Deo Infineon Technologies Electronic IDs (eIDs) are typically the means of choice for securing online identification and authentication processes in data-sensitive...