Biometric Update for August 8, 2020

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Luana Pascu

AI video monitoring company Cherry Labs is collaborating with ID R&D to upgrade its monitoring system for assisted care with…

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By Tshepo Magoma

This is a guest post by Tshepo Magoma, a Yoti Digital Identity Fellow. With the fast spread of COVID-19, South Africa…

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By Jim Nash

Syntiant Corp., the maker of small, energy efficient voice and sensor chips, has completed a $35 million C series investment…

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By Chris Burt

Biometrics companies seem to be working hard through the summer, in part to stand up contactless technology to support the…

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By Chris Burt

Biometrics and computer vision capabilities for retail automation have been deployed or launched by CyberLink, Trigo, VSBLTY and Pixevia, as…

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By David Britton

This is a guest post by David Britton, VP Industry Solutions at Experian. While the coronavirus has caused major public…

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By Frank Hersey

A Nigerian identity verification company is building a way to confirm details of an increasing number of Nigerians’ lives, way…

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By Chris Burt

Keyless has raised $2.2 million in seed funding to provide privacy-enhancing biometric authentication to address the 37 percent increase in enterprise…

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By Luana Pascu

Biometric payment processing platform PayByFace has named Sreejit Ankarath, head of the Consulting, Transformation and Global Alliances with Tech Mahindra, as…

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By Chris Burt

The use of Aadhaar biometrics is expanding to prevent social welfare fraud, enable innovation and pass on knowledge, and for…

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By Chris Burt

New apps and solutions utilizing biometrics to facilitate safe air travel continue to be launched and implemented, and the TSA…

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By Chris Burt

Brainworks has launched an application with “ambient biometrics” and artificial intelligence capabilities to detect COVID-19 symptoms earlier by measuring personal…

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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 Chris Burt

The use of Aadhaar biometrics is expanding to prevent social welfare fraud, enable innovation and pass on knowledge, and for…

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Digital Identity in Developing Nations

ID4Africa

Biometric Update has been the official journalist for the last four annual meetings of the ID4Africa ID-4-All Movement.

The 6th annual meeting of ID4Africa will be held in Marrakesh, Morocco in 2021. Dates to be announced.

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