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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.

 

Innovatrics, Tech5, ID R&D and EdgeIR insiders to discuss edge biometrics in webinar

Edge computing continues to play a key role in an increasing number of biometric applications involving various modalities. Biometric Update…

 

Smart Engines ID document scanning and Pixsur iris biometrics integrated for World Cup

Iris biometrics provider Shanghai Pixsur Smart Technology has partnered with Smart Engines for a major sporting tournament. The partners refer…

 

Madagascar signs with MOSIP for national digital ID pilot, plans 1k enrollments

A national digital ID system based on MOSIP will be piloted in Madagascar, after the government signed onto a memorandum…

 

Biometric payment cards from Idex to roll out in Turkey next year

Payment cards with fingerprint biometrics are continuing their long march to mass adoption, even as some are calling for the…

 

Partners integrate Yoti, OCR Labs, IDnow selfie biometrics for compliant checks, onboarding

Sterling and Yoti have partnered to work on an integrated digital identity verification workflow for hiring processes in the EMEA…

 

Privacy International leader argues digital identity exceeds SDG scope on ID16.9 podcast

UN Sustainable Development Goal 16.9 is being interpreted by governments and the private sector in ways that promote digital identity…

 

Linxens takes majority stake in Sweden’s Nile to boost healthcare wearables development

Linxens is acquiring a majority stake in Nile, a company that makes printed electronics, NFC and wearable solutions for the…

 

Groups and motivations advocating for digital identity principles put under the microscope

What is the underlying worldview of groups proposing visions for “good” digital identity systems? An attempt to answer this question…

 

Biometric smart gun maker raises $14 million and plans hiring spree

A major investment in biometric guns has been unveiled, with Biofire Technologies raising $14 million in a series A funding…

 

Inverid launched to extend ReadID NFC ID document scanning with face biometrics

The success of ReadID has prompted InnoValor to launch a new company to expand its digital identity verification capabilities, including…

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