Biometric Update for November 25, 2020

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Chris Burt

When last Biometric Update spoke to Idex Biometrics CEO Vince Graziani, he was fairly new to the position, and speculation…

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By Chris Burt

Messages from Microsoft and IBM to president-elect Joe Biden included the suggestion that the time for federal regulation of face…

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By Chris Burt

FIDO standards have reached the point where governments are including them in their digital ID policies, according to a speaker…

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By Ayang Macdonald

BIO-key says it has engaged a partnership with Prominic.NET to deploy its PortalGuard Identity Access Management (IAM) solution for an…

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By Chris Burt

A prominent trio of biometrics researchers have proposed a way to remove the difference, or bias, from facial recognition performance…

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By Dr. Mohamed Lazzouni

Guest post by Dr. Mohamed Lazzouni, Chief Technology Officer, Aware, Inc. As COVID-19 continues to accelerate digital transformation and more applications move…

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By Jim Nash

A public-private group in the European Union is telling the union's 27 nations that the time to combat AI-perpetrated crime,…

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By Chris Burt

ImageWare has reported a revenue leap of 215 percent in the third quarter of 2020 to $2.47 million, up from $785,000…

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By Chris Burt

Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs is planning to stand up a database of fingerprint, DNA and face biometric data collected…

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By Chris Burt

Invixium has launched a new Middle East and North Africa headquarters in Dubai to serve growing interest in its touchless biometric…

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By Ayang Macdonald

VerifyMe Nigeria has introduced a new service to reduce delays and enhance accuracy in the process of verifying and authenticating…

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By Chris Burt

Facial recognition from Israeli startup Binah.ai has been deployed to Tokyo’s Hello Kitty Land, as part of a health monitoring system…

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By Ayang Macdonald

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says it will, at the end of this year, begin trial for a digital…

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By Zac Cohen

Guest post by Zac Cohen, Chief Operating Officer at Trulioo. The COVID-19 pandemic stopped much of the world in its…

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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 Ayang Macdonald

VerifyMe Nigeria has introduced a new service to reduce delays and enhance accuracy in the process of verifying and authenticating…

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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 Marrakesh, Morocco October 27-29, 2021.

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