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Articles By Chris Burt

Chris Burt is managing editor and industry analyst at Biometric Update. He has also written nonfiction about information technology, dramatic arts, sports culture, and fantasy basketball, as well as fiction about a doomed astronaut. He lives in Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter @AFakeChrisBurt.

Biometric national ID cards top the most-read news of the week on Biometric Update, between a contract in Cameroon for…

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Finger vein biometrics from Global ID deployed in Namibia’s fight against HIV

A new application of Global ID’s finger vein biometrics to help reduce HIV Infections among vulnerable young people is launching…

 

Proof integrates Socure biometrics and anomaly detection to secure business agreements

The contracts, authorizations and forms that set out agreements between businesses and consumers represent a $200 trillion market, and Proof…

 

UK invests in 4 police vans with live facial recognition to cut knife crime

The UK government has announced investments in live facial recognition and research and development for remote scanning technologies as it…

 

Idex Biometrics: quarterlies, annuals, regulatory actions

May 16, 2024 – Idex Biometrics earned $372,000 in revenue in the first quarter of 2024 from sales of its biometric…

 

Supercom: quarterlies, annuals, SEC actions

May 16, 2024 – SuperCom has racked up a series of customer wins with European governments for its electronic monitoring with…

 

African nations and fintechs urged to boost digital ID, DPI for economic gain

Representatives of Africa’s fintech sector heard about the importance of digital identity, and digital public infrastructure more generally, to the…

 

FacePhi: quarterlies, annuals, regulatory actions

May 15, 2024 – South Korea-based software conglomerate Hancom has become the second-largest shareholder in Spain-based Facephi with the completion of…

 

Precise Biometrics: quarterlies, annuals, SEC actions

May 15, 2024 –Precise Biometrics revenues grew by 13 percent to 21.7 million Swedish kronor (roughly US$2 million), compared to…

 

Intellicheck: quarterlies, annuals, SEC actions

May 15, 2024 – Revenues from Intellicheck’s identity verification software grew by 10 percent during the company’s first fiscal quarter of…

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