Biometric Update for May 20, 2019

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Frank Hersey

Developments in digital ID across Africa this week include positive steps in Senegal to use digital platforms to rapidly reach…

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By David Orme

This is a guest post by David Orme, Senior Vice President at IDEX Biometrics. With the UK’s free-to-use ATMs rapidly…

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By Chris Burt

Earlier in the maturation of biometrics as a digital technology and an industry, providing identification in the developing world was…

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By Frank Hersey

A blueprint for digital economies and MOUs signed with Inmarsat and French consultancy Tactis – some of the outcomes of…

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By Chris Burt

SenseTime CEO and Co-founder Xu Li is calling for cities to establish regulations for biometric facial recognition in response to…

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By Chris Burt

Russian daily RiaNovosti recently interviewed a pair of biometrics company executives about the facial recognition system Moscow is planning to…

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By Stephen Mayhew

NEC Technologies India (NECTI) and CSC e-Governance Services India Ltd (CSC SPV) have formed a strategic alliance to jointly develop…

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By Chris Burt

More than 270,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have been biometrically registered and received identity cards, the first time many of…

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By Stephen Mayhew

The newly released SecuGen SDK Plugin for Microsoft Remote Desktop allows users of Microsoft Remote Desktop Services to scan their…

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By Stephen Mayhew

HYPR Corp. has been appointed to the FIDO Alliance Board of Directors and has named its cofounder and chief technology…

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By Chris Burt

This week, biometric market research continues to indicate rapid growth in demand for AFIS systems, and even faster growth for…

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By Chris Burt

Cryptographic asset wallet startup ZenGo has implemented a password-free security architecture based on multiple security layers including biometric 3D face…

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ID4Africa 2019

Biometric Update has been the official journalist for the last three annual meetings of the ID4Africa ID-4-All Movement and is honored to be selected once again for this year’s meeting.

ID4Africa 2019 will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa hosted by the Department of Home Affairs June 18 – 20, 2019. The theme of the conference will be “Identity Ecosystems for Service Delivery.”

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