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Nigeria suspends biometric voter registration June 30, to improve ABIS system

The chairman of Nigeria’s National Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has announced that the biometric Continuous Voter Registration…

 

Trust Stamp and Vsblty lead gains among publicly-traded biometrics providers: earnings round-up

Trust Stamp and Vsblty have reported major revenue gains from their biometric technologies, while more modest gains were reported by…

 

Seeing the growth of biometrics in the growth of an ID research center

Hard as it might be to imagine today, scientists at Clarkson University’s Center for Identification Technology Research have over the…

 

Identity fraud: is a digital reshuffle needed as dangers increase?

By Lovro Persen, Director of Document Management and Fraud, IDnow The process we call online identity verification involves the storage…

 

Government digital identity projects hit milestones as next-generation approaches weighed

Developments in face biometrics applications, legal wrangling and databases inspired several of the most widely-read stories on Biometric Update this…

 

Biometrics providers continue to bring leadership talent in (or back)

Jumio, Socure, Veriff, OCR Labs, and SITA have each taken on new talent, including three c-suite executives and two regional…

 

Google debuts Wallet, new Pixel Watch and Phone at I/O event

At Google’s I/O developer conference this week, the company released its Wallet for Android, with plans for biometrically secured digital…

 

Innovatrics updates ABIS, launches Android biometrics app

Slovakia-based Innovatrics has updated its Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) with an enhanced iris recognition algorithm and an Android app…

 

Canadian government seeks dismissal of biometric data privacy suit against federal police

Canada’s Federal Government has filed a motion to have the certification of a potential class action lawsuit over biometric data…

 

US government seeks Smart ePants contractors for sensor-woven clothing

Defense Department officials are moving ahead in their search for sensor-studded, electric clothing fit for military service members. The Smart…

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