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Crossmatch Biometrics News


Jumio, HID Global recognized for excellence in innovation

A pair of biometrics companies have won awards, with Jumio being recognized for the second year in a row for…

Feb 18, 2020

HID Global fingerprint technology selected for Singapore Police biometric eKYC system

The traffic branch of the Singapore Police Force has chosen HID Lumidigm V-series Fingerprint Sensors from HID Global to verify…

Jan 28, 2020

HID Global appoints Björn Lidefelt President and CEO

HID Global has appointed Björn Lidefelt President and CEO, the company announced. Lidefelt’s previous experience includes acting as Chief Commercial…

Jan 17, 2020

Biometric surveillance, access control and workforce management on display at Intersec 2020

Vivotek has partnered with CyberLink to equip its IP surveillance solutions with CyberLink’s FaceMe AI facial recognition engine. The Taiwanese…

Dec 18, 2019

Argentina selects HID Global to power national digital identity

Argentina has chosen HID Global to digitize the country’s mandatory National Identity Document (DNI), allowing citizens to request appointments, receive…

Dec 10, 2019

HID and Jumio target South East Asia as two banks launch biometric services

HID Global has introduced its iClass SE RB25F fingerprint solution in the Philippines, according to a Philippines News Agency report,…

Nov 13, 2019

Temenos integrates HID risk-based authentication solution and behavioral biometrics

HID Global has started a collaboration with banking software company Temenos to supply it with its risk-based user authentication solution…

Nov 7, 2019

HID Global partners with VMware on mobile access for digital, physical workspaces

HID Global has partnered with VMware which is integrating HID Mobile Access with the next-gen digital workspace and unified endpoint…

Oct 29, 2019

HID Global fingerprint tech leveraged for new biometric POS and multimodal access control systems

HID Global is bringing its biometric fingerprint technology to point-of-sales systems for retail stores and restaurants through a partnership with…

Oct 21, 2019

HID Global completes De La Rue’s Citizen Identity Business acquisition

HID Global has finalized the acquisition process of De La Rue, a commercial issuer of banknotes and passports, in a…

Oct 15, 2019

UK police units adopt mobile fingerprint scanners

Two Welsh police units, South Wales Police and Gwent Police, have rolled out mobile fingerprint technology to use on the…

Oct 4, 2019

HID Global purchases Australian card manufacturer Placard

HID Global has purchased Australian card manufacturer Placard to grow its presence in the Australasia region, the company announced. In…

Sep 27, 2019

HID Global to target Indian biometrics and smart card market in 2020

India will be a major emerging target market for HID Global in 2020, Indian publication Dataquest reports as the company…

Sep 26, 2019

Amazon working on facial recognition regulation as groups write Congress to oppose bans

It makes a lot of sense to regulate biometric facial recognition technology, according to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who revealed…

Sep 16, 2019

HID Global acquires PKI provider HydrantID for enterprise data and IoT security

HID Global has acquired enterprise data and IoT management provider HydrantID complement its IdenTrust digital certification authority business HydrantID specializes…

Sep 10, 2019

Biometric integrations with new networking and imaging tech on display at GSX 2019

Biometrics and other security professionals from around the world have gathered at Chicago’s McCormick Place for the Global Security Exchange…

Aug 30, 2019

Business and development opportunities top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

During a week of mostly good news for the biometrics industry, top stories on Biometric Update broadly follow themes of…

Jul 16, 2019

Lumidigm M-Series fingerprint sensors from HID Global certified for presentation attack detection

HID Global has announced that its Lumidigm M-Series multispectral biometric imaging solutions have achieved a perfect score in ISO/IEC 30107-3…

Jun 18, 2019

Key themes and debates emerge as ID4Africa opens

Digital identity themes, challenges, problems and progress came to the fore in Johannesburg as delegates from African governments, international agencies…

Jun 17, 2019

Q&A: HID Global on the African digital identity status quo

As the flagship ID4Africa event opens in South Africa, HID Global talks to Biometric Update about the developments in digital…

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Creating smarter government IDs: The process, from creation and enrollment to issuance

This is a guest post by Joby Mathew, HID Global Director: Citizen Identity Solutions EMEA The adoption of HID Global’s…

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