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IDnow is one of the leading providers for video identification and eSigning in Europe. Its solutions guarantee legal security throughout Europe and the highest level of data security. In the area of video identification of customers and electronic signatures they were the first to provide the market with a legally secure solution without additional hardware. In May 2016 the IDnow video identification process was patented by the EU.

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KYC with selfie video biometrics may be coming for Indian microlenders

Selfie biometrics, in photo or video form, to meet know your customer and other regulatory requirements continue to expand in…

Sep 8, 2020

Banks grapple with digital ID and remote onboarding in Canada, Germany and Nigeria

Up to $100 billion in value could be created in Canada by 2030 through lowering the friction that accompanies government…

Sep 7, 2020

Precise Biometrics and LumenVox recruiting, Alcatraz, IDnow and Touch Biometrix announce appointments

Growth in the biometrics industry is prompting new appointments and recruiting campaigns. Alcatraz, IDnow and Touch Biometrix have announced new…

Sep 1, 2020

IDnow buys Wirecard Communication Services to grow biometric identity verification business

IDnow has purchased Leipzig-based Wirecard Communication Services to address the high demand increase for its biometric digital verification procedures, boost service…

Aug 17, 2020

IDnow orders up 350 percent, selfie biometric and ID document check solutions launched by Sumsub and Socure

Impressive growth numbers announced by IDnow indicate why Sumsub and Socure are launching new technologies for remote biometric identity verification,…

Jun 16, 2020

Pangea and IDnow pitch biometric immunity credentials, Nomidio CEO calls for trusted identity guardian

Pangea has launched an end-to-end platform for issuing biometric smartcard-based COVID-19 immunity or travel credentials in an effort to support the…

Jun 12, 2020

iProov and HooYu announce new partners, IDnow expands UK presence, Socure launches KYC solution

iProov has partnered with regtech specialist NorthRow to bring its biometric facial authentication for onboarding and transactions to the property, professional…

Jun 5, 2020

IDnow publishes KYC, digital identity resources as Onfido biometrics secure cryptoexchange

IDnow has published KYC Insider, a free knowledge-base of regulatory information and updates regarding Know-Your-Customer and digital identities in Europe, under…

May 14, 2020

Signicat delivers onboarding for German digital identity card, IDnow joins EU standards taskforce

Signicat’s digital identity verification and authentication technology has been certified to be integrated with nPA, Germany’s new national digital identity…

Apr 30, 2020

UK immunity passport proposals leverage biometric facial recognition

The UK has published the initial round of proposals from biometrics and digital ID providers for its planned “immunity passport”…

Apr 16, 2020

IDnow reports 26.8 percent spike in digital verification following coronavirus outbreak

IDnow has released statistics on how consumer demand and behavior have changed in Europe since restrictions have been enforced following…

Mar 23, 2020

IDnow publishes electronic signature guide for digital contracts

IDnow has released the “Quick Guide to Electronic Signatures” to instruct companies how to use electronic signature (eSign) products for…

Mar 4, 2020

Sovrin Foundation and IDnow explore digital ID specialties as new age verification service launched

The Sovrin Foundation says it is leading to world towards adoption of self-sovereign identity (SSI) to provide digital identities for…

Nov 22, 2019 wins “hot company” award in DC area, IDnow opens London office was acknowledged in DC Inno’s 2019 “50 on Fire” as one of the “hottest” companies in the Washington DC…

Oct 28, 2019

IDnow secures $40M investment to expand to key markets

European video identification and eSigning provider IDnow has secured a $40 million investment from Corsair Capital that will be used…

Oct 9, 2019

IDnow biometric ID checks used by most top German fintechs

Biometric identification and eSigning provider IDnow is currently delivering online identification and verification assistance for nine of the 15 top…

Sep 23, 2019

IDnow joins FIDO Alliance to help boost online transaction security

Biometric identification and eSigning provider IDnow has come aboard the FIDO Alliance, alongside tech giants such as Google, Amazon, Softbank,…

Sep 13, 2019

IDnow facial biometrics to secure Lottoland against underage users

Online gaming and lottery company Lottoland has chosen IDnow to help transform its identification processes with facial biometrics to meet…

Aug 12, 2019

Three new biometric facial recognition offerings announced for remote customer onboarding

A trio of new biometric technologies have been released to serve the growing market for digital identity, which Goode Intelligence…

Aug 1, 2019

German insurer taps IDnow for biometric remote customer onboarding

German insurance company Provinzial NordWest Group has chosen IDnow to provide biometric video identification for digital onboarding to attract younger,…

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