AFRICA

Newcomers flourishing on African market worry biometrics leaders

Biometric identification is booming across African countries where governments have issued licences for identification document and electoral card production. For the moment this high-growth market is dominated by French, German and Belgian firms - Thales, Idemia, Veridos, Zetes and Semlex - but dynamic outsiders, such as Augentic, are beginning to nudge their way in. [...] (1332 words)
Issue dated 22/11/2021 Reading time 6 minutes
DRC's biometric passport manufactured by Semlex.
DRC's biometric passport manufactured by Semlex. © Reuters
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