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Onfido partners with BitPay to secure Bitcoin payments

Onfido announced that BitPay is using Onfido AI technology to meet KYC requirements and onboard new users to its platform….

 

More than a third of smartphone facial biometric systems defeated with photo

Printed photos of a smartphone user were sufficient to unlock 42 out of 110 devices (38 percent) with facial recognition,…

 

Vietnamese government unveils draft bill for biometric passports

Vietnam will roll out biometric e-passports by 2020 to make border crossing more convenient and secure, according to a draft…

 

Biometric photo search startup Waldo Photos raises $5M to grow team

Facial recognition service startup Waldo Photos has raised $4 million in a financing round led by Lewis & Clark Ventures…

 

IDEMIA delivers machine-readable biometric ID card to Nepal

IDEMIA announced that it has begun delivery of biometrics-based national identity cards to Nepal. The company has been working with…

 

Israel’s fingerprint identification system failing border and police checks at high rates

A committee reviewing Israel’s Biometric Database Law says that the fingerprint identification system is suffering high rates of failure when…

 

CBP piloting facial biometrics technology for pedestrian travelers

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is getting set for a facial comparison technical demonstration to begin at the San Luis…

 

Azerbaijan begins issuing biometric ID cards

Azerbaijan began issuing biometrics-based electronic identity cards on September 1, according to an AzerNews report. Citizens can apply for the…

 

Societe Generale introduces biometric technology for online account opening

French multinational bank Societe Generale has announced a new capability which allows customers to open an account online with biometric…

 

Canada expands biometrics screening program to more foreign nationals

As of today all nationals from countries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East are required to provide fingerprints and…

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