Biometric Update for October 27, 2020

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Chris Burt

Standards, privacy and trust frameworks and principles for deployment to support the launch of mobile driver’s licenses and digital travel…

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By Chris Burt

A sampling of commercial facial recognition algorithms seems to suggest that face biometrics systems are currently too dependent on certain…

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By Chris Burt

The threat of identity fraud is forcing companies to consider the ID document authentication capabilities of their fraud prevention solutions,…

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By Chris Burt

When the Chief of Police in Oregon, Ohio came to Sergeant Jason Druckenmiller about how the force could increase transparency…

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By Ayang Macdonald

India’s Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is introducing a facial recognition system that will henceforth allow tenth and twelfth…

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By Jim Nash

Data protection officials in governments around the world have met every year since 1979 to coordinate their mission to safeguard…

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By Chris Burt

Anviz has launched a pair of new facial recognition solutions for biometric access control and workforce management to help protect businesses…

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When Innovatrics turned its multimodal biometrics expertise to digital onboarding, the idea was still novel. The possibility of a seamless,…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

Idiap’s Swiss Center for Biometrics Research and Testing has received accreditation to conduct the evaluation required by Android for biometric…

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By Chris Burt

Fingerprint Cards has published a white paper on the superior security biometrics provide fingerprint-enabled payment cards, compared to legacy user authentication…

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By Chris Burt

Vision-Box has formed a strategic partnership with AirAsia Group to bring biometric identity management technology to all 152 airports in AirAsia’s…

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By Chris Burt

WhatsApp is beta testing facial recognition as a secure unlocking method for Android, Somag News reports, for smartphones with native…

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By Chris Burt

Vein recognition is a biometric modality around which activity has picked up substantially, in terms of research but also pilots and new…

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By Ayang Macdonald

Australia’s Home Affairs Department has launched a call to tender for the installation of a biometric technology system that will…

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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 Ayang Macdonald

Finalists of Mission Billion Challenge 2020, a World Bank-sponsored initiative that seeks to ensure inclusivity of digital identity systems for…

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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 October 27-29, 2021.

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