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Biometric Update for October 25, 2021

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Alessandro Mascellino

It is an eventful week for digital ID solutions in the financial sector, with Onfido publishing a new report, Shufti…

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By Jim Nash

Two computer vision startups, one taking venture capital and another crowdsourcing funding for its growth, are leaning on COVID restrictions…

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By Chris Burt

A new payment terminal from VisionLabs will be the first on the market to provide point-of-sale payments either through traditional credit…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

The South Korean government shared roughly 170 million face images of citizens and resident foreign nationals with the private sector…

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By Chris Burt

Achieving a balance between the benefits of biometrics in border processes and the risk that they may cause harm to…

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By Chris Burt

The UK government is issuing a tender for a common digital identity check app for online access to services through…

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By Dmitri Laush

By Dmitri Laush, CEO of GetID  The global pandemic hit the global aviation industry pretty hard. According to Statista, in…

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By Frank Hersey

Citizens of Estonia will notice a range of new features as they start receiving the all-new biometric passport when they…

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By Chris Burt

The wide range of application areas biometric technology and digital identity are expanding in drove the most-read articles on Biometric…

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By Alessandro Mascellino

Rob Haslam, strategy consultant at Tech5, believes that far from being opposed, biometrics will underpin the increasing use of decentralized identity…

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By Ayang Macdonald

Malaysia’s Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin has disclosed that the process to implement a digital identity system in the…

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By Frank Hersey

Two tech leaders have teamed up to launch a startup creating a digital identity layer for people, devices and machines…

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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

Malaysia’s Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin has disclosed that the process to implement a digital identity system in the…

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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 Morocco in October 2021.

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