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Articles By Chris Burt

Chris Burt is the editor of 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.

 

Startup Permiso scores $10M to secure cloud with digital identity analysis

Permiso, a startup monitoring digital identities to analyze them for risk scoring, has picked up $10 million in a Seed…

 

Anonybit raises $3.5M to relieve biometrics providers of sensitive data storage

To hear Anonybit Co-founder Frances Zelazny tell it, the company’s $3.5 million funding round is just one in a series…

 

Jumio biometrics and identity orchestration drive revenues up over 130 percent

Jumio closed a record-breaking 2021 for the company with a 130 percent increase in revenues from its selfie biometrics for KYC…

 

Selfie biometrics launched for DeFi by Idemia and Haventec, open banking by HooYu

A decentralized blockchain ecosystem for decentralized finance, secured with facial authentication for biometric identity verification, is being launched by Australian…

 

Sentry Enterprises picks up $13M to scale biometric access control card production

Sentry Enterprises has raised $13 million in a Series D funding round to scale its operations and complete a strategic investment…

 

Apple bid to dismiss biometrics lawsuit stymied, several patents updated

A series of patent updates from Apple have been published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, one of which relates…

 

Biometric consumer gadgets neat, but key growth areas tied to banks, autos, government

Numerous products with biometrics integrated for security and convenience were on display last week at CES, but the trend towards…

 

Princeton Identity appoints two leaders to spur biometrics growth

A flurry of high-level appointments in the biometrics industry include two by Princeton Identity and one by Alcatraz AI, plus…

 

Idemia I&S patent filing for ID document scanning published

Idemia Identity & Security USA has had an application for an ID document-scanning patent published, while its French parent company…

 

Opus Research highlights biometric fraud prevention leaders

The ‘2022 Intelligent Authentication and Fraud Prevention Intelliview’ from Opus Research names Nuance Communications a ‘leader’ in the platform provider category,…

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