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Biometric Update for May 17, 2022

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Chris Burt

- Trust Stamp and Vsblty have reported major revenue gains from their biometric technologies, while more modest gains were reported by…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

- SecuGen has announced the availability of its biometric Hamster Pro 30 fingerprint reader and U30 OEM sensor, both FBI-certified for…

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By Ayang Macdonald

- Thales has been hired to modernize Jamaica’s electronic voter ID system, strengthening voter identification and authentication with fingerprint biometrics, reports…

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By Chris Burt

- The role of biometrics at border crossings, including but not limited to airports, has only increased in importance post-pandemic, a…

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By Tyler Choi

- Vida, an Indonesian digital identity startup, raised $47.67 million in a funding round to help it meet the rising demand…

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By Frank Hersey

- Mastercard launches its Biometric Checkout Program for ‘pay by smile’ facial recognition payment authentication with Brazil’s Payface at five São Paulo…

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By Lovro Persen

- By Lovro Persen, Director of Document Management and Fraud, IDnow The process we call online identity verification involves the storage…

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By Ayang Macdonald

- The chairman of Nigeria’s National Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has announced that the biometric Continuous Voter Registration…

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By Jim Nash

- Travel documents are one of those facts of life that only seem truly important when the world feels like it…

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By Tyler Choi

- Innovatrics partners with edge computing and artificial intelligence (AI) company Blaize to build facial recognition applications for physical access control and…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

- Trust Stamp has signed a deal with Ietus (formerly RentMoola), a cloud payment platform for property managers and tenants, to…

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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

- The chairman of Nigeria’s National Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has announced that the biometric Continuous Voter Registration…

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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 in June 2022.

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