Acuant awarded patent for remote image verification
Acuant announced that it has been awarded a patent for its “System and methods for remote image acquisition and remote image processing of a document” invention. U.S. Patent No. 9,916,327 focuses on remote image acquisition and the processing of ID documents. The identity verification solutions provider has more than 20 issued patents.
According to the announcement, this patent covers the ability for a user to capture an ID document on either their mobile or desktop device and send that ID document to a secure server using web services for processing (data extraction and authentication). Acuant says it processes millions of transactions globally each month with its cloud and mobile products.
“We are pleased to continue to offer our partners and the identity verification market best in class solutions that offer flexibility in device and deployment methods,” said Yossi Zekri, president and CEO, Acuant. “We strive for continuous improvement and strengthening our intellectual property is a large part of that as we continue to experience rapid growth.”
Last month Acuant announced results from a successful Q1 2018, in which the company’s revenue increased by 30 percent from the previous quarter, driven by 196 percent growth in its SaaS business.