Biometric Update for August 2, 2021

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Jim Nash

A pair of U.S. senators want the Homeland Security Department to see if a standard can be created to make…

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By Frank Hersey

Remote workers will undergo continuous facial recognition or iris scanning to allow ongoing access to a firm’s software system, using…

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By Chris Burt

Biometrics is still in its infancy as an industry, and just beginning to evolve beyond being driven by government demand,…

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By Jim Davis

Chip suppliers are pairing up to offer cutting-edge technology for facial and voice recognition as emerging companies such as Syntiant…

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By Chris Burt

A training session on recognizing fraudulent travel identity documents jointly held by INTERPOL’s Counterfeit Currency and Security Documents (CCSD) unit…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

The Governments of Spain and Germany recently signed an agreement to develop a joint cross-border pilot program for digital ID,…

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By Chris Burt

Tech5 has won a challenge giving the company an opportunity to gain a substantial foothold within India’s biometric retail payments and…

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By Katya Pivcevic

A new report in the European Journal of Law and Technology highlights a series of human rights concerns about the EU’s…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

Ricardo Amper is originally from Mexico City, and he has so far founded and sold two companies, neither related to…

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By Jim Nash

The U.S. government has published three strategic security goals for artificial intelligence and machine learning -- both defending against them…

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By Frank Hersey

Governments around the world continue to draft and approve legislation to collect biometric data from arrivals into their countries and…

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By Chris Burt

Telos Corporation has acquired the ONYX touchless fingerprint biometric software and other assets of Diamond Fortress Technologies (DFT), and appears to be…

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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 Frank Hersey

What do we want from digital ID? And is it the solution for problems faced by societies across the world?…

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Digital Identity in Developing Nations

Industry Insights: Guest Posts

Biometric Update Guest Posts features industry experts discussing their unique perspectives on products, services and the future of biometrics.

By Perkins Coie

America’s latest biometric privacy law went into effect in New York City on July 9. While state laws have largely…

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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 Morocco in October 2021.

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