Biometric Update for April 16, 2021

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Ayang Macdonald

Tascent has released two software development kits (SDKs) - the Mobile Face and the Mobile Device SDKs - with the…

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By Chris Burt

The global market for behavioral biometrics will grow at a spectacular 21.3 percent compound annual growth rate from 2021 to…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

Biometrics and digital identity providers Jumio, Suprema, Trusona, Papilon, Intellicheck, and iProov have announced a range of new appointments this…

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By Jim Nash

In an effort to crack down on an ongoing epidemic of kidnappings in Mexico, that nation's congress approved the gathering…

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By Sarah Amundsson

By Sarah Amundsson, Customer Success Manager at Shufti Pro. 2021 is bringing new technological innovations in the digital world, providing…

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By Javad Jarrahi

Keyless announced that it has secured $9.2 million in funding after entering into partnerships with Microsoft Azure Active Directory B2C,…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

Onfido has revealed a new selfie biometrics and identity document verification partnership with multinational telecommunications giant Orange. As part of…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

Digital identity platform Yoti is piloting its biometrics-based age estimation technology in several British supermarkets to allow people to buy…

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By Jim Nash

Taking an active rather than reactive position on building trustworthy AI, Facebook has opened a new dataset to algorithm developers…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

One week after adding behavioral biometrics in a platform upgrade, Beyond Identity has announced the availability of its passwordless identity…

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By Chris Burt

Consumer authentication for digital services has matured rapidly during the past several years, creating major opportunities for businesses to onboard…

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By Jim Nash

The European Union appears ready to pick a side when it comes to using AI for mass surveillance and social…

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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 Chris Burt

Some governments have begun accepting international travelers with digital proof of their health status. Questions around how these digital health…

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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 Sarah Amundsson

By Sarah Amundsson, Customer Success Manager at Shufti Pro. 2021 is bringing new technological innovations in the digital world, providing…

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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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