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Articles By Javad Jarrahi

Javad Jarrahi is a freelance writer from Washington DC with a background in IT, telecommunications, and foreign policy. Find Javad on LinkedIn.

 

Microsoft buys Nuance for $19.7B, expands voice biometrics footprint

Microsoft is expanding its speech biometrics offerings for businesses and governments with the acquisition of Nuance Communications. Microsoft, which first…

 

CBP biometric facial comparison boosts fast, secure processing at US border entries

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is expanding use of its biometric facial comparison Simplified Arrival screening process. While…

 

FacePhi, Socure, Basis ID bring biometrics and KYC to fintech, invest-tech, online gaming

Ease of use, security, and trust are among the top concerns across various industries that are shifting into the digital…

 

US Army calls for proposals on face biometric base access and ABIS data cleansing

Two new calls for proposals are aimed at implementing face biometrics at U.S. Army bases and installations, and a machine…

 

New management appointments focus on comms, biometrics market footprint, and inclusion

Several new appointments in the biometrics industry may signal a growing focus on communications, and inclusion. FinGo has announced a…

 

Biometrics Institute and other groups welcome new industry members

New representatives have joined several cross-industry collaborations seeking to promote and standardize safety, ethics, and privacy in digital ID and…

 

Combining biometrics with geolocation pitched for fraud prevention

As various industries race to develop fraud-proof technologies, fraud seems to evolve at an equal or greater speed. Thus, many…

 

Digital ID accelerates, faces obstacles across the world

While the adoption of biometric digital IDs is being accelerated around the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic in countries…

 

Utah trials GET Group’s digital ID in mobile driver’s license pilot

Utah drivers could soon be issued mobile driver’s licenses (mDLs) thanks to the state’s collaboration with digital ID firm GET…

 

China’s controversial face biometrics standards co-authored by Dahua, Hikvision, Yitu: IPVM

Leading Chinese biometrics and security camera providers helped to craft standards for ethnicity-based identification, according to an IPVM report detailing…

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