Biometric Update for June 15, 2021

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Chris Burt

Stripe is joining the market for remote biometric identity verification, just as Idemia, TruNarrative and Yoti have signed up new…

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By Ayang Macdonald

Authorities in Jamaica are considering linking the national identification number (NIN) to the taxpayer’s registration number (TRN) once pending digital…

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By Jim Nash

Imagine a kid playing connect-the-dots, racing along to reveal, maybe, a duckling or a fire truck or a flower. But…

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By Jim Nash

It is illegal and unethical for U.S. firms to sell DNA sequencers to police in China's Xinjiang territory, yet according…

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By Katya Pivcevic

China retains its status as the country with the most face biometrics-based surveillance in a new report. Research service Comparitech analyzed…

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By Chris Burt

Ipsidy is now known as authID.ai in a rebrand amid a flurry of organizational moves by the biometric authentication provider.…

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By Chris Burt

Read this Biometric Update digital health pass report A recent three-part ID4Africa livecast event explored the challenge of establishing effective…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

Apple is reportedly testing a new feature on iPhones and other devices allowing users to log in using passkeys with…

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By Ayang Macdonald

A study carried out by Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes has revealed that more Filipinos have been embracing new payment methods…

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By Ram Pemmaraju

By Ram Pemmaraju, CTO of StrikeForce Technologies Throughout the past year the very nature of work has quickly evolved before…

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By Chris Burt

IdRamp has joined the Linux Foundation Public Health’s steering committee for its open-source ecosystem for verifiable health credentials. The Cardea system,…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

New research from Florida State University and Rutgers University scientists has explored the potential of continuous liveness detection for voice…

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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

A study carried out by Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes has revealed that more Filipinos have been embracing new payment methods…

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Digital Identity in Developing Nations

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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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