Biometric Update for May 10, 2021

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Ayang Macdonald

Research by Mastercard has revealed growing interest among African consumers for new payment methods using biometric systems, digital wallets, wearables,…

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By Chris Burt

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has officially withdrawn its proposal to drastically expand biometrics collection from immigrants and others,…

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By Ayang Macdonald

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has urged citizens to continue registering for the biometric national identification number (NIN) saying it…

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By Katya Pivcevic

Biometric workforce management provider MSite has been acquired by Sweden-based Infobric Group, a leading digital services provider for the construction…

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By Javad Jarrahi

Over the past year, major portions of stimulus money went into providing extended unemployment benefits to aid individuals and families…

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By Steve Purdy

By Steve Purdy, Vice-President Identity and Verification at Thales. Digital transformation is about to change how we prove our identities.…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

EyeLock has entered a new exclusive distribution agreement for its iris biometrics with GalvanEyes to target domestic real estate and…

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By Chris Burt

Zwipe fingerprint biometrics have been selected to power next-generation contactless payment cards integrated by Financial Software and Systems (FSS) for…

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By Ayang Macdonald

Alcatraz AI’s Rock facial authentication solution now has capabilities to prevent unauthorized entry into premises through tailgating, an announcement from…

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By Chris Burt

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has said it will publish a report on Paravision’s compliance with the conditions of its…

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By Frank Hersey

Using biometrics for the sake of it can jeopardize projects, according to the CEO of biometrics firm Simprints. In his…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

The National Economic Development Development Authority (NEDA) Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua has praised the new Philippine Identification System (PhilSys)…

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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

The challenge for governments standing up digital health pass systems is not whether the appropriate technology exists, it is sorting…

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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 Steve Purdy

By Steve Purdy, Vice-President Identity and Verification at Thales. Digital transformation is about to change how we prove our identities….

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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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