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Trade Notes

Trade notes refers to significant developments in the biometrics industry. This includes corporate appointments, venture capital, funding, mergers, acquisitions, litigation and launches.

Public private partnerships can play an important role in deploying elements of digital identity, if not the entire scheme. Bringing…

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New biometric platform from Panini features dual fingerprint scanner certified by the FBI

Global payments processing tech provider Panini is moving deeper into the biometrics space with the launch of BioCred, a new…

 

Asia Pacific privacy conference covers biometric data collection, voice ID case

Privacy authorities from the Asia-Pacific region discussed privacy rights, biometric data collection, artificial intelligence, and other cross-border security issues at…

 

Cognitec, OneID appoint new executives

Facial recognition tech firm Cognitec Systems has made Mikael Fagerlund its new vice president for sales and marketing with the…

 

Unflattering spotlight grows brighter on Chinese biometric surveillance firms

The pressure campaign to get Chinese facial recognition firm Tiandy Technologies on a sanctions or export control list has not…

 

Multi-factor authentication firm Hypr nets $25M in latest round of fundraising

A multi-factor authentication startup closed a $25 million series C1 led by a private equity fund that led a previous…

 

Amazon rolling out ‘AI Service Cards’ for transparency on facial recognition limitations

Amazon’s cloud-computing division will roll out warnings for software in its online marketplace to tackle artificial intelligence (AI) and biometric…

 

OCR Labs Global and OkularID contribute digital ID expertise to Open Identity Exchange

Two companies specializing in digital ID solutions have officially joined the Open Identity Exchange (OIX), a community aimed at creating…

 

ID4Africa unveils digital public infrastructure theme, dates of 2023 AGM

Proceedings at ID4Africa’s 2023 Augmented General Meeting to be held in-person in the Kenyan capital Nairobi from 23 to 25…

 

Socially minded startup gets $900K investment for biometric, contactless kiosks

A niche maker of digital systems for nonprofits has raised £750,000 (roughly $900,000) in equity funding from an equally niche…

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