Biometric Update for January 16, 2019

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Anthony Kimery

DNA “bio-forensic” data is being used by the FBI -- and other law enforcement and intelligence agencies – to determine…

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By Chris Burt

ID4Africa has announced the appointment of Ambassadors from 14 new countries for its 2019 Ambassador class, and will host a…

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By Chris Burt

The basic quality standards for fingerprint evidence are being met by less than 10 percent of UK police forces, potentially…

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By Stephen Mayhew

Applied Recognition and Intellicheck today announced a new partnership that will see the companies incorporate one another’s technology into each…

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By Chris Burt

Iris biometrics will be used by a smaller share of the connected car market as the market evolves, falling from…

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By Chris Burt

Aratek has recently increased its focus on delivering biometric capabilities in remote locations, including with the launch of its new…

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By Martin Zizi

This is a guest post by Martin Zizi, founder and CEO of Aerendir Mobile. You probably remember what happened last…

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By Chris Burt

After a series of breakthroughs in fingerprint sensor manufacturing, new architectures such as system-on-chip (SOC), and power harvesting in recent…

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By Chris Burt

Identity verification startup Authenteq has raised €4.4 million (US$5 million) in a Series A funding round led by Capital300 and…

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By Chris Burt

AnyVision has revealed that Lightspeed Venture Partners is a leading participant in the $43 million Series A funding round announced…

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By Chris Burt

Different sectors of society, including governments, businesses, academia and private citizens must all act to ensure that advanced technologies, including…

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By Stephen Mayhew

Fingerprint Cards and Identity Devices Sweden AB today announced a multi-year partnership to accelerate biometric adoption in global digital identity,…

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Spotlight:

International Identity Day campaign

The campaign calls for the recognition of September 16 as International Identity Day in tribute to UN Sustainable Development Goal 16.9 which calls for legal identity for all by 2030.

The purpose of this day is to raise awareness about the important role identity plays in empowering individuals to exercise their rights and responsibilities fairly and equitably in a modern society.

Biometric Update is proud to be a Coalition Partner.

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