New Zealand Post is targeting new revenue opportunities by providing identity data collection and verification services utilizing solutions from Daon, a leading provider of biometric identity assurance software and services.
Phase one of the project launched in August 2011 and is being closely monitored by the company. New Zealand Post’s next step is to install a high quality photo-capture system in approximately 150 of its 280 Postshop-Kiwibank branches by early 2012. New Zealand Post expects to provide identity services for multiple public and private sector clients.
CNN.com's 360Business Blog featured a post and video highlighting India's UID project and the difference having an ID card can make for its 1.2 billion citizens. View the compelling piece, inlcuding an enrollment in the program, here: http://business.blogs.cnn.com/2011/10/04/can-india-id-1-2-billion-people/
India's UID project once again makes headlines in a detailed article highlighting the effort to help the poor access government services. Read more here.
Daon's software was selected for use in India's Unique ID program in July 2010.