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Age Check Certification Scheme (ACCS)

Website: accscheme.com

The Age Check Certification Scheme (ACCS) is a UKAS-accredited conformity assessment body, comprised of auditors, certification specialists, and data protection experts. We independently test and certify online and offline systems that check age and identity, such as passport scanners, biometric technology, and age verification software.

Age Check Certification Scheme (ACCS) Biometrics News


Biometric age estimation graduates with high marks from NIST, ACCS

The inaugural evaluation of biometric age estimation technologies previewed at the Global Age Assurance Standards Summit 2024 has been published….

May 8, 2024

Biometric age estimation shows maturity with ITL milestone, PixLab launch, Incode testing

The market for biometric age estimation is heating up as laws and regulations are enacted and debated all over the…

Apr 19, 2024

Age Assurance Standards, solutions and dialogue gain ground at Global Summit

An unprecedented gathering of stakeholders gathered in the UK to discuss the standards and technologies behind age assurance methods, including…

Apr 15, 2024

Age assurance tech is ready now, and international standards are on their way

The Global Age Assurance Standards Summit has wrapped up, culminating in a set of assertions, a seven-point call-to-action and four…

Apr 9, 2024

Age assurance standards progress towards consensus, away from ‘biometrics’

Age assurance processes like facial age estimation do not require the isolation and processing of personal identifiers, unlike biometric identification….

Feb 28, 2024

Age checks are here and increasing fast; the race to strike privacy balance is on

Any system for the online age checks that are being introduced for access to pornography and other online content will…

Feb 14, 2024

ComplyCube receives UK certification for biometric age verification

Identity verification provider ComplyCube, announced it has received the Age Check Certification Scheme (ACCS) Technical Requirements for Age Check Systems…

Jan 31, 2024

Privately, ACCS, Idiap and AVPA join forces to protect age estimation from generative AI

Generative AI services are emerging that can potentially be used to thwart online facial age estimation systems, just as those…

Dec 18, 2023

Google receives certificate for facial age estimation in the UK

Google has received a certificate of conformity for its facial age estimation technology that could help it prevent children from…

Nov 3, 2023

Age verification is rising and euConsent wants to be a global solution

As countries such as the UK, the U.S. and Australia have been introducing or considering age verification regulation, the European…

Oct 4, 2023

Luciditi prepares to launch first accredited digital ID for proof of age in UK

The first proof of age credential accredited by the UK’s regulatory scheme, made by Luciditi, is being prepared to launch…

Jul 10, 2023

NIST seeks comment on plan to test facial age estimation

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology is planning to begin evaluating age estimation with face biometrics in September,…

May 5, 2023

OCR Labs gets age verification certification; euConsent pushes for ‘live operation’

Age verification just keeps getting hotter, at least from the government side. This year, the French government mandated that people…

Apr 25, 2023

The case for online age checks builds, along with attendant privacy worries

Access to pornography on mobile devices by people who have not yet reached puberty is a significant causal factor in…

Apr 19, 2023

Intellicheck, OCR Labs, and Privately each pass security, privacy evaluations

Several companies in the identity and biometrics space have announced new certifications to demonstrate their commitment to privacy and security…

Apr 4, 2023

Privately first certified for voice biometrics for age estimation to UK regulations

Voice age estimation technology from Switzerland-based Privately SA has been certified by a UK regulator, according to a company announcement….

May 10, 2022

ITL’s MyCheckr: a step forward in age estimation

A simple addition of biometrics-based automation to age checks when purchasing age restricted goods could reduce violent incidents, along with…

Mar 9, 2022

ITL’s age estimation certified for UK GDPR

British facial recognition and age verification firm Innovative Technology (ITL) says it is the first technology provider to receive independent UK…

Jan 19, 2022

Yoti age estimation, digital ID app positioned for UK regulatory updates

A pair of regulatory developments in the UK open up opportunities for technology providers, notably Yoti, just as the company’s…

Jan 29, 2021

Selfie biometrics continue rapid rise with increasing availability, Onfido and Yoti customer wins

Several new partnerships and solutions based on biometric identity checks from mobile devices have been announced. Onfido has signing a…

Brand Focus: Age Check Certification Scheme (ACCS)


ITL’s MyCheckr: a step forward in age estimation

A simple addition of biometrics-based automation to age checks when purchasing age restricted goods could reduce violent incidents, along with…

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