Biometric Update for May 25, 2020

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Jim Nash

A small libertarian nonprofit in Utah is pushing the state to curb government surveillance, biometric and otherwise. Libertas Institute sees…

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By Luana Pascu

Citibank has chosen AI document recognition technology developed by Smart Engines to verify client documents in Russia, the company announced.…

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By Chris Burt

Biometrics firms are again prominent among new companies based in China added to the U.S. Government’s Entity List, restricting their…

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By Frank Hersey

Reporting by Reuters reveals how not only is the DRC not renewing its biometric passport contract with Semlex in June,…

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By Luana Pascu

The U.S. Air Force has partnered with DISA (Defense Information Systems Agency) to test phone and tablet cases that leverage…

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By Luana Pascu

Terra State Community College in Ohio is installing touchless multi-biometric devices with thermal and mask detection from ZKTeco to reduce the…

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By Ben Goodman

This a guest post by Ben Goodman, SVP of Global Business and Corporate Development at ForgeRock The average consumer has…

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By Chris Burt

The enthusiasm with which two of the world’s largest payment networks are embracing biometrics stands out in another blockbuster news…

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By Chris Burt

While much of the world’s business is disrupted, biometrics providers are attempting to help enable remote work and transactions. The…

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By Chris Burt

An app leveraging face and voice biometrics and geolocation is being proposed by Chilean technology company GeoVictoria to enable Columbia to…

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By Luana Pascu

Global payment processing provider PayMyTuition, part of the MTFX Group of companies, has added biometric facial recognition technology to boost…

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By Ajay Bhalla

This is a guest post by Ajay Bhalla, President, Cyber & Intelligence at Mastercard. How do we know someone is…

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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

Reporting by Reuters reveals how not only is the DRC not renewing its biometric passport contract with Semlex in June,…

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Digital Identity in Developing Nations

ID4Africa 2020

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 October 28 – 30, 2020. The theme of the conference will be “Identity 360.”

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