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Sterling Check Corp. acquired by First Advantage for $2.2B in cash and stock

Atlanta-headquartered First Advantage Corporation, which provides employment background screening, is acquiring biometric identity verification firm Sterling Check Corp. for a…


Idex’ strategic corporate change is scary but so are the weeks that follow

Switching from making components to making systems is a complex and jostling endeavor. Just ask Idex Biometrics, which is changing…


Digital ID deployment playing crucial role in African healthcare delivery

Stakeholders in the healthcare sector have agreed that digital ID, no matter what format it takes, can make massive contributions…


Biometrics providers see novel uses for facial recognition in healthcare and education

Through a new partnership with Latin American security provider ISEG, Corsight AI’s facial recognition technology has been deployed at three…


Accura Scan reports strong face biometric accuracy results across NIST categories

Accura Scan says the biometric accuracy results for its newest algorithm across all categories in testing by the U.S. National…


Trust report shows UK public wants digital identity to be inclusive

The UK Department for Science, Innovation & Technology (DSIT) has released a findings report summarizing a public consultation on trust…


Illinois the latest US state to move on mobile driver’s licenses

Illinois’ secretary of state, Alexi Giannoulias, is backing legislation to create mobile driver’s licenses (mDLs). It’s not an insignificant development….


Kenya, Nigerian state turn to biometrics to halt public sector payroll fraud

Kenya’s Public Service Cabinet Secretary Moses Kuria says the government plans to chase away “ghosts” from its public service through…


Lenovo AI Innovator Graymatics debuts in the Sunlight app library

Sunlight.io announced that Graymatics, a CCTV-based video analytics solutions company, can now be deployed, managed and updated from the centralized…


New executive order from Biden on rules for vouchsafing personal data

U.S. President Joe Biden is expected to issue an executive order calling for more action to protect people’s data privacy….

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