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Integration of blockchain and biometrics to redefine digital identity by 2030: report

Behavioral biometrics, digital government, ecommerce, banking and airport security could see some of the biggest and most notable changes over…

 

ETF launches for biometrics firms and others building cashless payment infrastructure

An Irish investment tracking fund focused on environmental and food companies has announced a third focus: cashless payments. Rize ETF,…

 

Clear service IAL2-approved as biometric vaccination verification expands

Secure identity company Clear has seen a new biometric service approved by Kantara Inititative and has formed a partnership with…

 

UK firms do a lot of manual authentication. Is there a better practice?

Eyeballing documents for forgeries is still a surprisingly common practice given the resources at forgers’ disposal. Even moreso as digital…

 

Nitro acquires Connective to enhance its digital document signing reach

Nitro, a digital document software company has reached an agreement to acquire Belgian eSign Software-as-as Service provider Connective with the…

 

Thales inks biometrics and smart city deal in Vietnam, discusses ethical facial recognition

Thales has signed an extensive deal with Vietnam’s VNPT to accelerate the country’s digital transformation with biometrics, smart city and other…

 

Mastercard partners on Brazilian student digital ID to support remote exams

Mastercard has launched a digital identity partnership to secure the legitimacy of academic examination results in Brazil. The partnership between Mastercard,…

 

Zetes launches mDL, mobile digital ID solution in full compliance with new standard

Mobile driver’s licenses and mobile digital IDs from Zetes have reached availability, in the aftermath of the publication of and…

 

Controversy over Ghana VP remarks on ID card use as passport shows need for public engagement

The recent claim by Ghana’s vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia that the country’s national biometric ID card (the Ghana Card)…

 

Idex Biometrics plans $25M private placement as card partner approvals pile up

A planned private placement could raise $25 million for Idex Biometrics as the company looks to cover the cash requirements…

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