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Biometric Update for May 25, 2022

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Tyler Choi

- Indian government digital ID wallet DigiLocker will be available through WhatsApp in a bid to increase accessibility of government services…

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By Heather Vescent

- When I heard that Evernym, one of the first companies to bet big on self-sovereign identity, was acquired by European…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

- Miaxis Biometrics has joined the MOSIP (Modular Open Source Identity Platform) as an ecosystem partner after its SM-91M optical fingerprint…

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By Frank Hersey

- UK-based IrisGuard is now handling more than the equivalent value of US$3 million per day through its iris biometrics-based distribution…

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By Fraser Edwards, Sharanya Thakur

- By Fraser Edwards, CEO at cheqd and Johannes Ebert, Co-founder at Gravity The current wars in Yemen, Palestine and Ukraine…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

- New data from a report commissioned by Jumio and conducted by Opinium suggests the vast majority of consumers around the…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

- SAFR from RealNetworks presented its new SAFR SCAN access control scanners for the first time in Europe at the IFSEC…

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By Chris Burt

- Amazon did not use the biometric data of Illinois residents contained in the Diversity in Faces dataset, or benefit from…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

- The success of voice biometrics from Nuance for customer authentication has led Deutsche Telekom to consider expanding its use, according…

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By Tyler Choi

- Clearview is joining the selfie biometrics market and has signed up its first client. Biometrics-enabled know your customer (KYC) and…

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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 Ayang Macdonald

- The West African nation of Togo is considering building a stronger digital ID ecosystem for identification and social protection data…

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ID4Africa

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 in June 2022.

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