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Testing for biometric identity verification still maturing

Biometrics testing is a rapidly maturing field, but there is more to effective identity verification than an accurate matching algorithm,…

 

Youverse upgrades liveness detection, achieves 100% success rate in iBeta test

Youverse has announced a fourfold improvement in its liveness detection capabilities. The company boasts that the update aims to upgrade…

 

‘Highly effective age assurance’ poorly defined in Ofcom consult, says AVPA

The Age Verification Provider’s Association (AVPA) has issued an extensive response to the UK regulator’s consultation on “Protecting children from…

 

London district calls on police to stop live facial recognition use

A London district known for its Victorian architecture and the home stadium of Arsenal Football Club has called for the…

 

From face biometrics to ID forgeries: lax data security fuels ID fraud

In a wave of data breaches over the last year, several organizations have carelessly exposed large troves of sensitive personal…

 

Invixium acquires Triax with plans to expand beyond access control

Toronto-headquartered biometric access control firm Invixium has acquired Connecticut workforce optimization software firm Triax Technologies. A release says Triax’s AI-based…

 

Pindrop raises $100M in venture debt to scale voice deepfake protection

Voice deepfake attacks capable of fooling call center agents, automated systems, employees and loved ones have spiked this year, with…

 

TFH and Worldcoin announce extensions, but not to lofty signup goal

A decision is made to prolong the lock-up period for the Tools for Humanity (TFH) team and investors so that…

 

Bosnia and Herzegovina digital ID agency refutes claim it overstepped authority

Another bureaucratic fight has broken out between a national identity agency and its attendant government, this time in Bosnia and…

 

USSOCOM’s brave new exploitation of the bad guys’ biometrics

The U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) may soon enter into a long-term contractual agreement with an unidentified academic institution near…

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