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Simprints is a social enterprise committed to improving the lives of the poor. We’re building a mobile biometric scanner to accurately link people to their digital records, improving the delivery of mobile services in healthcare, microfinance, and aid distribution.

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SecuGen biometric fingerprint module integrated in Simprints’ Vero 2.0 scanner

SecuGen announced today that its biometric fingerprint module is integrated in Simprints’ Vero 2.0 scanner which was released earlier this…

Jun 19, 2020

Biometrics companies top award lists for innovation, accessibility and inclusion

A number of organizations from around the world have recognized biometrics providers for their contributions to a number of social…

Apr 8, 2020

Biometrics could help identify those with antibodies and needing vaccines as coronavirus lockdowns lift

Biometric identification could provide an invaluable tool for countries lifting coronavirus lockdowns, and in ensuring an eventual vaccine reaches vulnerable…

Apr 5, 2020

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: BIO-key, Yoti, Simprints, iiDENTIFii and Innovatrics

The coronavirus pandemic is also an opportunity for digital technology, according to the CEO of social enterprise Simprints. Elsewhere, the…

Feb 13, 2020

Simprints to provide biometric tech and expertise to Bangladesh government for newborn healthcare

Simprints and the ICT Division of the Government of Bangladesh have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), under which the…

Dec 17, 2019

Simprints creates Chief Delivery Officer role to scale biometrics for development

Simprints is looking to bring an executive on board to fill the new role of Chief Delivery Officer for the…

Jun 6, 2019

NEC and Simprints join forces with Gavi to extend vaccination coverage with biometrics

In an effort to deploy a scalable child fingerprint identification solution they say will be the world’s first, NEC, Simprints,…

May 10, 2019

Simprints wins World Bank ID4D Mission Billion Challenge with toolkit for registration consent

Simprints has won the World Bank’s ‘Mission Billion Challenge’ with an open source toolkit for enabling meaningful informed consent with…

Apr 26, 2019

How many billions are the last billion’s biometrics worth?

Earlier in the maturation of biometrics as a digital technology and an industry, providing identification in the developing world was…

Dec 12, 2018

Algorithmic Justice League calls on facial recognition companies to pledge ethics

The Algorithmic Justice League has launched a campaign calling for facial recognition software companies to pledge to a standard of…

Apr 25, 2018

Identity for digital health services in the spotlight at ID4Africa 2018

A special three-session symposium on “eHealth” or “DigiHealth” was among the highlights of the second day of ID4Africa 2018, with…

Aug 14, 2017

Simprints wins funding from Saving Lives at Birth

Simprints fingerprint scanning technology for newborn prints is one of 15 projects that has securing new funding from Saving Lives…

May 4, 2017

Simprints lands grand prize at Women Startup Challenge Europe

Fingerprint technology firm Simprints, and its co-founder Alexandra Grigore, are the grand prize winner of the Women Startup Challenge Europe….

Jun 21, 2016

Simprints bringing its mobile biometrics solution to Nepal

Fingerprint technology firm Simprints is rolling out its biometric fingerprint scanners in July as part of a digital healthcare program…

Jan 31, 2016

SimPrints founders recognized by Forbes for fingerprint solution for healthcare access

SimPrints co-founders Toby Norman, Tristram Norman and Daniel Storisteanu have been recognized in the 2016 Forbes 30 under 30 social…

Nov 1, 2015

Biometrics and payments, twins dupe facial recognition and fingerprint authentication top this week’s news

Here’s a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on this past week. In one of…

Oct 27, 2015

Redgate Software working on code for open source fingerprint system

A team from Redgate Software will spend a week developing the code for an open source fingerprint system designed to…

May 6, 2015

Simprints develops small fingerprint scanner for healthcare in the developing world

Four British postgraduate students have successfully built a pocket-sized fingerprint scanner designed to help individuals in the developing world get…

Aug 24, 2014

Top biometrics news stories, week of August 24

Here’s a recap of most popular biometrics industry news and reports that appeared on this past week. Biometrics Week…

Aug 19, 2014

SimPrints wins £250,000 from Gates Foundation to develop fingerprint scanner

UK start-up SimPrints announced it has received a £250,000 grant in funding to develop a fingerprint scanner that some are…

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