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Biometric Update offers exclusive features and executive interviews along with forward-looking, systematic data about the global biometrics market. Interviews provide perspectives from companies in the industry, their partners, analysts and other stakeholders in the ecosystem, individually or as part of in-depth features. Read our exclusive ID4Africa coverage.

 

Ethiopia’s Zemichael on delivery of 70M digital IDs by 2025, lessons drawn from ID4Africa

The Executive Director of Ethiopia’s national ID program, Yodahe Zemichael, says the country is well on course to reach 70…

 

Maturing MOSIP enjoys ID4Africa limelight as it expands its partnerships and vendors flock

“We’ve been working on MOSIP since 2020. In fact it was in 2019, the first time we heard of it…

 

iBeta biometrics testing expert explains the path from playdough to vendor credibility

Even within the field of biometrics, where neural networks and modern machine learning techniques have revolutionized established modalities and enabled…

 

Princeton’s Varma sees progress and recognition in SIA ‘Women in Biometrics’ award

Bobby Varma is quick to acknowledge the world would be a better place if celebrating women executives in an industry…

 

PayByFace receives strategic investment from SafexPay, CEO discusses plans to go global

After being named as a participant in Mastercard’s Biometric Checkout Program, PayByFace announced a strategic investment from Indian fintech SafexPay…

 

$15.5M raised by Incognia to focus on mobile location authentication

Incognia, a Silicon Valley-based behavioral biometrics and location authentication provider, has raised a $15.5 million Series A from Point72 Ventures…

 

Clearview CEO pitches developer focus as key to Consent facial recognition success

The new Clearview Consent identity verification product from Clearview AI brings the company’s facial recognition algorithm to an entirely new…

 

Avast’s Charlie Walton wants you to Bring Your Own Identity

When I heard that Evernym, one of the first companies to bet big on self-sovereign identity, was acquired by European…

 

Iris ID at IFSEC 2022: exploring new multimodal biometrics applications

The Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development at Iris ID, Mohammed Murad, discussed the company’s partnership with Paychex,…

 

Facial recognition will deliver on its promise if vendors do on theirs, Corsight CEO suggests

Misconceptions around facial recognition and concerns about its effectiveness and how biometric technology will be used are understandable, but must…

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