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Jumio face biometrics and liveness selected for real-time Australian identity checks

Australia’s National Crime Check has selected Jumio Identity Verification to help its scale and accelerate its customer onboarding with biometrics….


Halt ordered in biometric scans for US work-visa spouses

U.S. immigration officials this month will suspend requiring the collection of face and fingerprint biometrics from the spouses of some…


Telos reaches 90 airports for biometric background checks

Charlotte Douglass International Airport in North Carolina has chosen Telos to provide compliant biometric and biographic background checks for workers with…


Apple introduces new biometric check rule for its employees worldwide

Apple has told manufacturing partners that biometric data such as facial scans and fingerprints of its employees across the globe…


ID.me, IDnow form digital ID partnerships to extend reach in remote verification market

ID.me and background and identity services provider Sterling have partnered to launch a new digital identity solution for the employment…


Biometric smart city, rail token and background check projects roll out in India

A biometric smart city project being implemented in the Indian city of Gurugram will see its first phase wind up…


Elenium, Idemia bring biometrics to AWS Competency programs for travel and disaster response

Elenium Automation is among the partners recognized for the new AWS Travel and Hospitality Competency announced at the company’s AWS re:Invent,…


US Postal Service fingerprint biometric service for federal vetting surpasses 100 locations

The United States Postal Service has expanded its biometric fingerprinting services partnership with the FBI to more than 100 locations…


All visitors to US to submit biometrics before visa application under White House draft plan

The U.S. Government’s executive branch is planning to build a massive database of biometrics from applicants for visas to enter…


Four industries that are reaping the benefits of biometric identity verification

This a guest post by Carla van Straten, Marketing Manager at Bitventure. Biometric identity verification for optimised and secure customer…

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