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Biometrics providers Elenium, Experian, and Idemia commended

Through the third week of 2021, a number of commendations and awards have been given to biometrics and digital identity…

Jan 12, 2021

Idemia NSS to provide biometrics and identity services at 4,000 US post offices

Idemia National Security Solutions (NSS) has won a contract from the U.S. Postal Service to provide biometrics capturing and in-person identity…

Jan 11, 2021

New face biometrics implementations announced at airports on three continents

The pace of facial recognition implementations at airport begins 2021 much the same as in 2020, with SITA and Gunnebo…

Jan 8, 2021

Criticism sparked by delay of biometric election systems unveiling in Uganda, procurement in Kenya

Uganda’s Electoral Commission (EC) is being asked to provide details on its Biometric Voter Verification Kits (BVVK) and related technologies…

Jan 5, 2021

Biometric ATMs and remote payment systems expanding around the world

Biometric banking and financial services of various kinds are making headlines around the world, with legal and regulatory changes in…

Dec 21, 2020

Idemia biometric card secure chip certified for ICCN security, Zwipe signs worldwide distribution deal

A new milestone on the path towards next-generation biometric cards has been achieved by Idemia and Zwipe, the companies say, with…

Dec 17, 2020

Idemia awarded for digital identity solution targeting less privileged, Jumio among top KYC providers

Idemia emerged in second place at the AFI 2020 Inclusive Fintech Showcase for its solution which facilitates digital identity service…

Dec 14, 2020

Idemia chosen for Iceland’s biometric border checks, more CBP facial recognition rollouts

A series of new biometrics deployments have been announced by CBP at U.S. borders, while Idemia’s technology has been chosen…

Dec 10, 2020

Better biometric credentials deployment discussed at ID4Africa’s ‘Marathon of Innovations’

The Marathon of Innovations webinar series organized by ID4Africa continued on Wednesday December 9, with a number of presentations during…

Dec 9, 2020

Linux Foundation launches Janssen project to rebuild online trust with cloud IAM platform

The Janssen Project has been launched by the Linux Foundation to develop a cloud native identity and access management software…

Dec 9, 2020

Swedish challenger bank to launch biometric payment cards with partners Idemia and FPC

Idemia has partnered with Swedish fintech and challenger bank Rocker to issue F.CODE biometric payment cards to the bank’s customers in…

Dec 9, 2020

Idemia introduces biometric anti-fraud solution for Oklahoma unemployment assistance

Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) announced this week the launch of new biometric Identity Proofing and Verification solution VerifyOK. The…

Dec 8, 2020

Real-time facial recognition and remote biometrics combine in Idemia NSS’ ‘installation of the future’

At the United States Army’s Redstone Arsenal in Hunstville, Alabama, there is a three-mile backup of cars trying to get…

Dec 7, 2020

Elenium, Idemia bring biometrics to AWS Competency programs for travel and disaster response

Elenium Automation is among the partners recognized for the new AWS Travel and Hospitality Competency announced at the company’s AWS re:Invent,…

Dec 7, 2020

Biometrics-related patents adding up for Idemia, granted to StereoVision Imaging

France’s national intellectual property body, INPI, has recognized Idemia as one of the country’s most innovative companies for the 63 patents…

Dec 7, 2020

IdTA members to guide SIA’s new identity and biometric technology advisory board

Some major companies in the biometrics and identity solutions industry are joining the U.S.’ Security Industry Association (SIA) and will…

Dec 2, 2020

Market ready for biometric payment cards, but enrollment challenges remain: APSCA panelists

The technology for biometric payment cards is nearly ready, but the ecosystem is still maturing, and how enrollment will work…

Dec 1, 2020

Mastercard, Thales and Idemia promote biometric payment cards’ easy enrollment

Companies developing biometric payment cards are hard at work exploring their benefits, potential alternative uses, and their enrollment processes in…

Nov 26, 2020

Idemia demonstrates biometric Digital Travel Credentials with airline partner at ICAO event

Idemia demonstrated what it calls a breakthrough innovation with its Digital Travel Credentials (DTC), enabling passengers to speed through all airport…

Nov 23, 2020

Idemia to help war-torn Libya establish biometric digital ID system

A deal has been struck for Idemia to assist the north African nation of Libya in putting in place a…

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