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Liquid Avatar digital wallet app rolls out, approved for convenience store age verification

Liquid Avatar Technologies has released a new version of its mobile app designed to enable users with biometrics-backed verifiable digital…


Imageware claims to be ‘first provider’ to include biometrics in SSI

Imageware has announced that it is entering the self-sovereign identity (SSI) market with what the company says is the first biometrically-enabled…


The challenges of electronic IDs

By Malte Pollmann, CSO of Utimaco Digital fraud has never been more prevalent. It is possible that fraud will cost…


EU digital identity: why getting wallets right is crucial

By Lars Rensing, CEO of Protokol Digital IDs are becoming more and more prominent in the public eye. In fact,…


Humanode testnet probes structural limits of cryptobiometric blockchain system

Humanode has launched its first testnet, dubbed ‘Sachiel,’ to find the structural limitations of its blockchain system with ‘cryptobiometric’ identity-based consensus….


UK Post Office-Yoti biometrics tie-up allows users to buy ‘regulated crypto’ via Swarm

The latest functionality for holders of the UK Post Office’s digital ID app EasyID is proving their identity for putting…


Ontology’s decentralized digital identity application reaches milestone, upgraded

More than 1.5 million people are using Ontology’s decentralized digital identity application ONT ID, half of them in Asia, reflecting…


Humanode selects FaceTec biometrics and liveness to secure decentralized platform

Humanode has reached a deal to integrate FaceTec’s face biometrics and liveness detection into its ‘crypto-biometrics’ platform, and also announced a…


DeFi opportunity for biometric verification providers

The burgeoning decentralized finance or ‘DeFi’ sector could prove a fertile ground for biometric verification providers should services require users…


Oracle finds a biometric onboarding partner in Everest

The financial services unit of business software pioneer Oracle Corp. is working with another fintech to sell blockchain services to…

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