Biometric Update for September 29, 2020

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By André Ferraz

This is a guest post by André Ferraz, founder and CEO of Incognia. When Apple introduced TouchID fingerprint recognition on…

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By Chris Burt

Jumio is acquiring the anti-money laundering platform from Beam Solutions in an asset purchase to add to the face biometrics and other…

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By Chris Burt

NEC has provided details on a previously-announced biometrics partnership and another for body temperature screening, and has announced the opening of…

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By Chris Burt

Professor Eric Fossum is concerned about the double-edged sword that powerful technologies, like those behind biometrics, represent. Connecting with Fossum…

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By Chris Burt

Amazon is launching its palmprint biometrics for contactless payments, access control and more, according to a company blog post, under…

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By Chris Burt

Biometrics and related technologies continue to make significant headway in the financial services industry. Mitek has partnered up to extend…

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By Chris Burt

Aware is planning a new investor relations program to publicize the success of its biometrics business, and has appointed Gateway Investor…

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By Chris Burt

The UK’s Biometric Forensics Ethics Group (BEFG) has its marching orders for the upcoming year, which include organizing working groups…

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By David Oberly

This is a guest post by David Oberly, an associate at Blank Rome Swift, rapid advances have fueled a proliferation…

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By Chris Burt

The latest version of Neurotechnology’s multi-biometric MegaMatcher portfolio of solutions and SDKs has been released with what the company calls…

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By Kevin Freiburger

By Kevin Freiburger, Director of Identity Programs, Valid The ID verification market is projected to hit $12.8 billion by 2024.…

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By Chris Burt

Most areas of the biometrics industry have not been hit as hard by the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic…

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By Jim Nash

A team of academic and industry researchers say they have created a biometric scanner that uses light and sound to…

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By Chris Burt

Nearly two out of every three consumers say a low rejection rate and ergonomics are key priorities for adopting biometric…

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By Frank Hersey

After last week’s special report on Nigeria and Ghana, we cast our biometrics news net across the African continent again…

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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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