Biometric Update for July 22, 2019

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Frank Hersey

Biometrics-enabled smartcards can be used by humanitarian organizations not just for providing services and decentralized identification to end-users in aid…

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By Chris Burt

The UK government has issued a call for comments on the development of digital identities, including the role of the…

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By Katherine Noall

This is a guest post by Katherine Noall, CEO of Sphere Identity. We live in an information age that’s dominated…

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By Stephen Mayhew

In an effort to offer its intentional currency exchange service to more users as it continues to scale, Currencies Direct…

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By Chris Burt

SecuredTouch has been awarded a U.S. Patent for “Continuous User Authentication” with its behavioral biometrics technology. The United States Patent…

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By Chris Burt

ID R&D has released a new version of its voice biometric software which provides simplified enterprise integration and cross-channel enrollment,…

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By Chris Burt

Kenya’s national ID project Huduma Namba was a topic of much discussion at ID4Africa 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The…

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By Stephen Mayhew

Aratek expects that the MRZ reading capability of its Marshall all-in-one biometric handheld device will help immigration authorities implement tighter…

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By Frank Hersey

The philanthropic investment outfit Omidyar Network has taken a keen interest in the development of ID systems in Africa. It…

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By David Thomas

This is a guest post by David Thomas, CEO and founder of Evident ID Inc. The Government Accountability Office (GAO)…

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By Chris Burt

Orlando Police Department’s (OPD’s) trial of Amazon’s Rekognition facial biometric software has reached the end of its second phase and…

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By Chris Burt

India’s government is considering requiring biometric or other Aadhaar authentication methods for cash deposits and withdrawals above a certain threshold…

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ID4Africa 2019

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

ID4Africa 2020 will be held in Marrakesh, Morocco June 2 – 4, 2020. The theme of the conference will be “Identity 360.”

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