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Articles By William McCurdy

Will McCurdy is a London-based freelance journalist and holds a degree from the University of York. His work has previously appeared in The Evening Standard, The i, VICE, Fast Company, The Daily Beast, The Times of London, TechRadar, Decrypt Media, and AltFi.

 

Gait, face biometrics to be showcased in concept car at VivaTech

Software République, a two-year-old six-company collaborative project working on mobility systems is scheduled to show off a concept car, dubbed…

 

ClientScan launches facial recognition product to help self-excluded gamblers

Facial recognition firm ClientScan has launched a new product to help gamblers self-exclude from venues, Gambling Insider reports. The solution…

 

US, EU agencies consider role of digital wallets, cloud in digital identity ecosystems

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program is now accepting applications around the topic of privacy-preserving…

 

iProov face biometrics integrated by developer of software for government, financials

Selfie biometrics provider iProov has been selected by software developer Undercoverlab to add facial recognition for user authentication into the…

 

US, Kyrgyzstan, India hunt criminals with facial recognition watchlists

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has reportedly used facial recognition and fingerprint biometric data to locate an alleged Bosnian…

 

OECD adopts recommendations on digital identity governance

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Council has adopted a new set of recommendations on how digital identity should…

 

Apple looks to protect IP on biometrics for vision correction and headset authentication

Apple has included facial recognition technology for the iPhone in one of its latest patents, which could potentially be used…

 

App-less airport face biometrics roll out in India as US expansions meet mixed reaction

Flyers in Gandhi International Airport (IGI) in Delhi, India, can now use facial recognition to move throughout the terminal, including…

 

Plaid doubles down on identity verification as businesses seek compliance improvements

Global payments processor Plaid will now allow users to verify their identity across any service powered by Plaid. This means,…

 

Live biometrics checks ‘the only way’ to prevent identity scams in finance

In a recent podcast from PaymentsJournal, Micheal Sheehy, chief compliance officer at payments firm Payoneer, pointed to large-scale recent fraud…

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