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The week’s top headlines in biometrics and digital ID are largely split between two different market dynamics. Work towards extending…

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Next Biometrics raising $7 million and sets new targets, Idex Biometrics receives tax relief

Next Biometrics has announced that a private placement of 25 million shares at a subscription price of NOK 2.00 (US$0.21) each…

 

Automation and digital transformation key for air transport industry recovery post COVID-19

Faced with COVID-19 challenges, the air transport industry is developing recovery strategies that boost safety and trust, with a specific…

 

Technical advisor resigns from ID2020 Alliance criticizing direction and immunity passports stance

ID2020 Alliance Technical Advisory Committee Member Elizabeth Renieris has resigned from the organization due to a difference of opinion on the…

 

2020 Women in Biometrics Awards winners announced

The Security Industry Association (SIA) and SecureIDNews have chosen the winners of the 2020 Women in Biometrics Awards, a program sponsored by Idemia, Biometric Update and…

 

EU hides immigration management tech from public scrutiny

Use of so-called immigration management biometrics are being questioned in the European Union. Not only do some have concerns about…

 

CrucialTrak forms U.S. sales partnership for multi-modal biometrics, appoints leaders ahead of 2022 IPO

CrucialTrak has formed a sales and marketing partnership with New Jersey-based Critical Environments Group (CEG) to bring its biometric readers…

 

Yoti announces new partnership, digital identity podcast, approval for online child protection in Germany

Finance company OneFamily has chosen Yoti’s biometric digital identity platform to identify its 1.6 million child trust fund account holders,…

 

ACLU takes Clearview AI to Illinois court for alleged biometric privacy violations

“We won’t let companies like Clearview trample on our right to privacy,” writes ACLU Staff Attorney Nathan Freed Wessler. The…

 

How team diversity can change the way identity systems are built

“How would you prove who you are to me?” asked Savita Bailur, Research Director at Caribou Digital, in a webinar…

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