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Biometric onboarding and compliance technologies launched as report shows ID fraud rising

Biometric technology upgrades and solutions for remote onboarding and compliance have been launched by Smart Engines, and Yoti, while new…

Dec 11, 2020

Artists’ digital identity platform Creative Passport goes live in beta

The first public beta of The Creative Passport digital identity platform designed by artist and musician Imogen Heap is now…

Dec 1, 2020

Yoti’s AI-powered age estimation software earns independent certification

The age estimation solution by Yoti has obtained independent certification from the United Kingdom’s Age Check Certification Scheme (ACCS) as…

Nov 27, 2020

Any online voting system requires robust digital identity

This is a guest post by Tshepo Magoma, a Yoti Digital Identity Fellow. The COVID-19 pandemic prompted citizens to worry about whether…

Nov 25, 2020

More education needed for biometrics ethics in humanitarian context: Simprints webinar panel

The ethics of using biometrics in development and humanitarian projects can be difficult and confusing with important concepts that seem…

Nov 18, 2020

UK government engaging private sector on digital identity as vital economic opportunity

It is an eventful week for the adoption of digital identification solutions at a governmental level. The UK Minister for…

Nov 16, 2020

Yoti reports progress in age verification without ID document

Yoti has announced a breakthrough in its anonymous age verification, which enables age checks without referring to an identity document….

Nov 9, 2020

Yoti deploys biometric digital ID solution for Kingston Unity CTF customers

Customers of Kingston Unity, a friendly society financial institution based in Yorkshire, UK, will be able to henceforth have their…

Nov 5, 2020

Smart city initiatives select biometrics providers and startups

Scrum Ventures has announced that it has chosen 18 startups from 9 countries around the world as early participants in…

Oct 22, 2020

Yoti wins biometric selfie-based student ID contract with Scottish college

Yoti has introduced digital identity cards for students of one of Scotland’s biggest colleges, New College Lanarkshire, which has an…

Oct 22, 2020

Nigerian digital ID initiative for people with disabilities wins Mission Billion Challenge

Finalists of Mission Billion Challenge 2020, a World Bank-sponsored initiative that seeks to ensure inclusivity of digital identity systems for…

Oct 19, 2020

Digital identity solutions for health status verification evaluated by aviation and hospitality industries

UK airports are considering which digital identity apps, most of which include biometrics, can help them restore travelers’ confidence in…

Oct 6, 2020

Virgin Atlantic deploys app with Yoti biometrics to secure COVID test results

Virgin Atlantic has begun a trial using the FRANKD app powered by Yoti facial biometrics to conduct pre-flight COVID-19 testing…

Oct 1, 2020

UK football club adopts Yoti digital ID for player management

English National Football League outfit Aldershot Town FC has announced it will be using a digital ID system from Yoti…

Sep 21, 2020

Canada launches digital ID trust and interoperability framework with support from Yoti and SecureKey

The Pan-Canadian Trust Framework has been launched by the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) to provide set…

Sep 10, 2020

Corruption imposes additional barrier to digital identity in South Africa

This is a guest post by Tshepo Magoma, a Yoti Digital Identity Fellow. The level of corruption is the biggest stumbling block…

Sep 1, 2020

Face biometrics adoption expands at U.S. airports, Yoti rapid COVID-19 test system trialed at Heathrow

Tests of biometric facial recognition for touchless domestic flight check-ins will soon begin at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the Atlanta…

Aug 26, 2020

Jnctn secures funding from Yoti CEO to expand digital identity product development

New Zealand’s Jnctn, one of Microsoft’s FastTrack for Azure partners, has secured funding from Robin Tombs, CEO and co-founder of…

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,…

Aug 17, 2020

Digital welfare state

Photo by Paz B. “The lack of jobs is a crime” – March 2020 – Mar del Plata, Argentina This…

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