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Facial recognition systems for retail payment launched in Spain, trialed in Australia, company acquired

Australian fintech company RoyalPay is planning to bring facial recognition payments into the country’s mainstream commercial sector, The Sydney Morning…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometrics for public sector pay, passport and driving license problems

The issue of removing ghost workers from public sector payrolls comes to the fore this week. In Nigeria university staff…

 

Daon expands international footprint of biometric technology with new partnerships

African financial technology company Union Systems Limited (USL) will use IdentityX biometric technology from Daon to deliver cross-channel authentication and…

 

IDnow biometric ID checks used by most top German fintechs

Biometric identification and eSigning provider IDnow is currently delivering online identification and verification assistance for nine of the 15 top…

 

Video KYC stalled in India as regulators fail to release guidelines

FinTech startups in India have finalized video-KYC (know your customer) solutions for customer identity verification to prevent money laundering, financing…

 

Spanish consulting company Minsait buys fintech firm Afterbanks

Spanish business management consulting company Minsait has purchased Spanish fintech Afterbanks through Indra, Minsait’s parent organization, writes Crowdfund Insider. Afterbanks…

 

A third of European consumers want biometrics to speed up financial service onboarding

Financial service providers are not taking full enough advantage of biometrics to speed up onboarding processes, 34 percent of European…

 

Biometrics veteran and digital identity expert joins FacePhi advisory board

Digital identity expert Bianca Lopes has joined the advisory board of fintech biometric company FacePhi to help build up its…

 

Onfido and Socure take honors for digital identity verification innovation

A pair of digital identity verification companies have been recognized for their contributions to financial and artificial intelligence innovation. Onfido…

 

Mastercard experimenting with palm print biometrics on smartphones in digital shift

The decision to drop its name from its logo is part of a desire to be seen as more of…

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