Biometric Update for November 26, 2020

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Katya Pivcevic

Divided reactions have sprung out of Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) proposed new rule for its biometric entry/exit system, NextGov…

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By Javad Jarrahi

Despite the growth in digital account usage from April to July 2020 due to COVID lockdowns, Onfido’s latest survey results…

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By Chris Burt

Etihad Airways is trialing face biometrics from SITA to check cabin crew into the Crew Briefing Centre at Abu Dhabi…

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By Chris Burt

When last Biometric Update spoke to Idex Biometrics CEO Vince Graziani, he was fairly new to the position, and speculation…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

The number of biometric solutions and initiatives announced by companies and governments keeps on increasing, with a particular push towards…

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By Chris Burt

The ethics of using biometrics in development and humanitarian projects can be difficult and confusing with important concepts that seem…

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By Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Guest post by Bess Hinson, Ashley Thomas and Bisi Adeyemo, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP TikTok has been dominating news…

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By Chris Burt

The IDCheck.io biometric identity verification solution from Ariadnext is powered by liveness detection from BioID, according to a partnership announcement…

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By Chris Burt

A prominent trio of biometrics researchers have proposed a way to remove the difference, or bias, from facial recognition performance…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

Immunity passports are currently being considered in Chile, Germany, Italy, Great Britain, and the U.S., according to Zac Cohen, Chief…

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By Dr. Mohamed Lazzouni

Guest post by Dr. Mohamed Lazzouni, Chief Technology Officer, Aware, Inc. As COVID-19 continues to accelerate digital transformation and more applications move…

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By Chris Burt

The Internet Freedom Foundation is about to launch what it says is the first system for tracking facial recognition technology…

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By Zac Cohen

Guest post by Zac Cohen, Chief Operating Officer at Trulioo. The COVID-19 pandemic stopped much of the world in its…

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By Javad Jarrahi

Toomas Ilves addressed the German Marshall Fund (GMF) during a recent panel discussion on proposed tech policy reforms for the…

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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 Chris Burt

The ethics of using biometrics in development and humanitarian projects can be difficult and confusing with important concepts that seem…

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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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