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Articles By Alessandro Mascellino

Alessandro Mascellino is a freelance multimedia journalist focusing on emerging technologies. His work has been featured on The Independent, The Mirror Online, and The Sun, among others. Alessandro is also the author of TÉKUNI, a newsletter about technology in Japan.

 

Veriff fosters digital identity revenue growth with new partner program

Identity verification solution provider Veriff has launched a new partner program to give partners in sectors with different digital identity…

 

European digital ID must have further security safeguards, Czech EU presidency says

A couple of months after taking over from France as host of the presidency of the Council of the EU,…

 

Ondato launches virtual branch service with face biometrics for KYC

Know-your-customer (KYC) compliance management provider Ondato has launched a virtual branch service solution that enables banks to provide customers with…

 

Albanian police deployed at UK port for biometric migrant identification

Albanian police forces will be deployed at the Dover port in the UK to help identify and deport illegal Channel…

 

Aratek launches multimodal biometric software platform for access management, HR tracking

Taiwan-based security company Aratek has released a new multimodal biometric system for access management applications with face and finger recognition…

 

Datatang adds 5,000 Traditional Chinese characters to OCR system

Beijing-based artificial intelligence (AI) company Datatang has updated its optical character recognition (OCR) database to include 5,000 handwritten characters in…

 

Dignari selected to provide digital identity and access management services to US gov for $29M

Security firm Dignari will provide the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) with identity,…

 

UK’s mobile biometric equipment tender falls through, renewed by gov

A UK government contract for mobile biometric equipment (MBE) worth £450,000 (roughly $527,000) was not awarded as no compliant kit…

 

Why are biometrics better than passwords?

The adoption of biometrics for authentication has risen steadily over the past decade. This upward trend does not seem to…

 

mDL advances support digital government ecosystems in Kurdistan, Greece

New mobile driver’s licenses (mDLs) have been launched in Kurdistan and surpassed 500,000 users in Greece. Each stands as an…

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