Biometric Update for February 24, 2020

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Luana Pascu

Alcatraz AI has appointed California-based Mitch Fagundes as Vice President of Global Accounts to lead the company’s global biometrics business…

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By Frank Hersey

While Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire and Chad either launched or announced mass enrollments for biometric civil registrations, the system in…

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By Luana Pascu

IoT devices can be a security nightmare for businesses and consumers, and now that they have become part of daily…

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By Chris Burt

The annual RSA Conference is on this week in San Francisco, bringing together leading online biometrics and digital identity providers,…

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By Chris Burt

As biometric liveness detection technology advances, companies are struggling to keep up with developments sufficiently to understand the relative advantages…

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By Luana Pascu

A number of companies on the market today are exploring behavioral-based security, which relies on an individual’s unique behavior patterns…

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By Mohammed Murad

This is a guest post by Mohammed Murad, vice president, global sales and business development, Iris ID. The world is…

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By Chris Burt

Idex Biometrics is launching a biometric-system-on-chip (BSoC) which holds the potential promise to lower the manufacturing cost of biometric smart…

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By Chris Burt

IrisGuard has partnered with Egypt National Post (ENPO) and the UNHCR to deploy its biometric mobile platform EyePay Cash to…

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By Jim Nash

Researchers say they have found sand to throw in the gears of unauthorized deep-learning models that harvest facial images online.…

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By Luana Pascu

Although currently still on a U.S. blacklist, biometrics unicorn Megvii is refiling for the Hong Kong IPO, writes Reuters, after…

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By Chris Burt

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner and those of the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia and Quebec have announced the launch of…

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Spotlight:

Digital Identity in Developing Nations

With UN SDG 16.9 calling for legal identity for all by 2030, Biometric Update is taking a special in-depth focus on digital ID projects in developing countries.

By Frank Hersey

While Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Chad either launched or announced mass enrollments for biometric civil registrations, the system in…

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