Tag Archives: Nigeria

Alternative financing models for eID projects

By Klaus Schmeh, cryptovision GmbH.  As long as the consumer has no real concept of the worth of his or her private data, there is no willingness to pay for its protection. For operators of national ID schemes, it bears the question whether there is a solution to both, adding value to an identity scheme […]

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Flexibility and transparency are key

By Markus Hoffmeister, cryptovision  Implementing an ID project is an immense investment for any government or public sector institution. With lifetimes as long as ten years, identification schemes are all about return on investment. Whether it is a national ID project on the African continent or an educational ID project in South America, the total […]

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eID use cases beyond border control

By Adam Ross and Klaus Schmeh, cryptovision.  An eID document is like a Swiss Army knife – it supports many different applications. However, the full potential of eID cards is still rarely, if at all, used. This article introduces several advanced eID use cases that have already been implemented in practice. With close to 160 […]

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HID Global: The Nigerian Vehicle Registration Project

HID Global talks to us about their Vehicle Registration Project in Nigeria BCMR – the Biometric Central Motor Registry which the company has implemented with local partner Media Concept. Media Concept’s Babtope M Agbeyo joins the interview to expand on the importance of the project for Nigerians and their partnership with HID Global.

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Cryptovision’s Mindshare Event is back! Join the industry in Gelsenkirchen, June 24th – 25th

Cryptovision kindly invites you join for Mindshare 2015 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany taking place this June 24th and 25th. You are warmly welcome to attend our two days of conference programming as well as join the celebrations during our legendary party. As always, Mindshare is a family affair and all members, both young and old alike, […]

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The world looks to Nigeria

There was a strange occurrence in the western German city of Gelsenkirchen in the summer of 2014. A Nigerian delegation in company of their German partners got visibly emotional. Bystanders would have seen that they were holding Euro notes from a local ATM. Also noticeable would have been the pride in the faces of the […]

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Precise Biometrics fails to achieve 2011 targets & aims at strategic breakthrough in the mobile market

Precise Biometrics published their 2011 Annual Report this week. Please find a short summary below. For more detailed information please visit precisebiometrics.com Group’s net sales… …for the financial year was SEK 21.6 million (44.9) Group’s income… …for the financial year amounted to SEK -33.2 million (-14.6). Earnings per share… …for the financial year amounted to SEK […]

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Precise Match-on-Card™ Selected For Nigerian National ID Card

Precise Biometrics has been chosen to deliver its Match-on-Card technology for the Nigerian national ID card initially comprising 50 million citizens. The card will function both as national ID and as a bank card. The project was won through Precise Biometrics’ Nigerian partner Interswitch. In expected value, this national ID project is the largest so […]

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