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Public health and retail biometric facial recognition applications expand amid uneven trust environment

A survey by the European Union’s agency for fundamental rights (FRA) shows that only 6 percent of consumers are willing…

 

Southeast Asian countries leverage digital ID and IT infrastructure for cashless aid during pandemic

Efforts by Singapore’s government to prepare the island nation’s digital infrastructure, including its national digital identity system, helped it cope…

 

WTTC calls for accelerated biometrics implementation among measures for safe air travel reopening

Accelerating the implementation of biometrics, along with automation and contactless touchpoints is one of many recommendations from a major industry…

 

Portable digital identity solution with face biometrics successfully exits FCA regulatory sandbox

A reusable digital identity solution leveraging face biometrics and developed by Onfido, Deloitte, and Evernym has successfully exited a regulatory sandbox…

 

Sita becomes Premier Donor of Sovrin Foundation to boost self-sovereign identity adoption

Sita has doubled down on the Sovrin Foundation, becoming a Premier Donor to the international non-profit focused on advancing self-sovereign…

 

Biometrics companies raise $303M in three funding rounds as fingerprint card market matures

The most widely read news of the week in the biometrics and digital ID industry has been a trio of…

 

Digital banking popularity in U.S. grows amid pandemic, but digital ID is a barrier

Digital banking has surged in popularity during the pandemic, especially as some users of digital banks reportedly have been among…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: Data protection trailblazers and new offerings

Biometrics news from Africa is already revealing a shift from reports of the COVID-19 virus leading to shutdowns of biometric…

 

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…

 

Onfido reports 130 percent YOY growth, new hires, partnerships, U.S. expansion

Onfido reports a successful 2019, marked by 130 percent year-over-year growth in revenues for its biometric and digital ID offerings,…

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