Biometric Update for September 22, 2019

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Luana Pascu

The EU’s GDPR imposed strict regulations to protect individuals and their data, with companies otherwise facing hefty fines. However, if…

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By Chris Burt

The decision to drop its name from its logo is part of a desire to be seen as more of…

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By Anthony Kimery

A short-term proof of concept evaluation of the automation of the identity verification portion of the Travel Document Checker (TDC)…

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By Chris Burt

For the second consecutive week, Nigeria and airport biometrics made headlines on Biometric Update, though for different reasons. Several of…

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By Chris Burt

The UNHCR has published a lecture on refugee inclusion and the future of humanitarian response at Roosevelt University, sharing insights…

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By Frank Hersey

It has been two steps forward and possibly two steps back again for digital ID in Africa this week. While…

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By Chris Burt

At least 75 countries around the world are actively using artificial intelligence tools such as facial biometrics to conduct surveillance…

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By Chris Burt

The ID2020 Alliance has launched a new digital identity program at its annual summit in New York, in collaboration with…

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By Frank Hersey

An investment of $60 billion would bring Africa’s digital infrastructure up to speed and $6 billion would cover ID provision…

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By Chris Burt

Aware has announced the appointment of Robert A. Eckel as chief executive officer and president, effective immediately, with former CEO,…

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By Chris Burt

Researchers at the University of Buffalo are developing a biometric ear canal geometry recognition system to authenticate smartphone users with…

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By Chris Burt

The success of Ping Identity’s IPO, particularly amidst a backdrop of mediocre tech showings and global trade uncertainty, stands out…

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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 June 2 – 4, 2020. The theme of the conference will be “Identity 360.”

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