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Face biometrics draws millions in investment, plus consideration, explanation and criticism

Facial recognition is the common theme of the most widely-read stories on Biometric Update this week, as the technology is…

 

Economic developers donate to speed voice biometrics project for African tongues

Bill Gates’ philanthropic foundation and two international development groups are making a modest investment in efforts to expand the languages…

 

Free GSMA service widens voice biometrics availability for customer authentication

Telecom industry organization GSMA is developing a multimodal solution to address the challenge of biometric authentication in low tech environments…

 

Smartmatic wins Albania biometric voter registration contract with lone bid

Smartmatic will implement biometric identification technology in Albania’s April elections this year via a US$20 million contract with the Central…

 

Explosive digital ID growth and further potential draws scrutiny of ethics and market

Increasing the availability of digital identity around the world was a priority before the pandemic, and with immunity passports and…

 

Digital ID registration – an influential opportunity for mobile network operators

African governments may want to exploit the business assets of mobile network operators and knowhow in registering users and handling…

 

Global biometric data collection and surveillance grow despite lack of regulations

Research firm Comparitech has released the results of its latest study on global biometrics gathering and handling. It ranks 96…

 

Progress on government biometrics programs for elections, forensics and borders mixed

From elections to pandemic aid, and from police forensics to border control, government biometric and digital ID programs are the…

 

Face biometrics deployments increase as regulator and public push back

The regulatory heat around facial recognition continues to rise, even as implementations increase from airports to digital health credentials around…

 

Disruption boosts new markets for biometrics as digital ID undergoes shock evolution

A review of the top article of each month from 2020 on Biometric Update shows the top themes of the…

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