Biometric Update for March 8, 2021

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Javad Jarrahi

Digitization raises new concerns regarding digital identity and the nature of the internet as we know it. Thanks in part…

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By Jim Nash

Fingerprint Cards has received a U.S. patent for an optical biometric sensor with angled mirrors imbedded in an active portion…

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By Javad Jarrahi

Nethone has announced a collaborative partnership with technology provider Nissho Electronics to provide online security in the booming Japanese ecommerce…

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By Chris Burt

New partnerships announced on decentralized ID and biometric payment cards shook up the industry this week, with Microsoft signing up…

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By Frank Hersey

The green field opportunities for election systems in Africa allow the development of technologies more advanced than those used in…

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By Chris Burt

Drug harm reduction campaigner MySafe Society has secured $3.49 million in funding to deploy biometric kiosks from Dispension Industries to…

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By Chris Burt

Socure has formed a partnership with professional services firm Baker Tilly, including the successful auditing of its selfie biometrics-powered Intelligent…

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By Chris Burt

Idemia’s contactless biometric scanners have been selected by Spain-based multinational telecom Telefónica to provide secure access control for its business…

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By Jim Nash

World Bank Group officials have sharpened the principles underpinning their ID-for-all program, getting more explicit about the need to engender…

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By Javad Jarrahi

Vein biometrics from FinGo will be trialed as part of its new EN-Covid passport solution in a care home in…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

Materials science innovation firm Corning has released a new report describing a technique to improve iris biometrics with liquid lens…

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By Javad Jarrahi

Corsight AI has appointed William Tan and Amit Sarkar to lead the company’s efforts in the rapidly expanding Asia Pacific…

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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 Jim Nash

World Bank Group officials have sharpened the principles underpinning their ID-for-all program, getting more explicit about the need to engender…

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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 Morocco in October 2021.

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