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Acuant acquires Hello Soda to integrate biometrics with dark web checks

Acuant has acquired UK-based identity verification and know your customer (KYC) provider Hello Soda to bring together powerful biometric technologies…


New Zealand to set up standards for digital IDs, Australia shuffles agency

New Zealand is preparing national legislation that would bring coherence to national efforts at creating digital identification that is recognized…


Mobile driver licenses present new opportunities for biometrics and wider ecosystem

By Steve Purdy, Vice-President Identity and Verification at Thales. Digital transformation is about to change how we prove our identities….


Neurotechnology launches its free biometric verification SDK

Neurotechnology has unveiled its downloadable Free Fingerprint Verification Software Development Kit (FFV SDK) which it says is suitable for developing…


Startup’s biometric system facilitates health insurance claims in Kenya

A biometric platform built by LCT Africa, a Nairobi-based ICT startup in Kenya, is now helping to facilitate the management…


UK Commissioner defends face biometrics use by police as practical necessity

Police have no choice but to use facial recognition, along with any other technologies that can help them fight crime,…


Report weights transparency and privacy of biometrics for Yemen humanitarian aid

The humanitarian crisis in Yemen is in a critical state, and further deteriorating says PRIO in a new Policy Brief….


Public supports digital health pass mandates for travel

New research by Ipsos for the World Economic Forum has shown that over 75 percent of people worldwide think that…


San José State engineer gets grant to safeguard biometric data from NSF

Nima Karimian, assistant professor of computer engineering at the San José State University, has received a grant from the National…


Ghana to trial biometric solution from Simprints for vaccine delivery program

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has announced plans to use Simprints’ award-winning vaccine management biometric solution to identity citizens within…

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