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Proof of life: The past, present, and future of identity

This is a guest post by Archit Lohokare, Chief Product Officer at Idaptive. The U.S. 2020 Census, according to its own…

 

UK extends Gov.uk Verify funding, accused of risking asylum-seekers’ health with biometrics collection

Gov.uk Verify, U.K.’s digital identity system, will continue to receive funding, the Treasury decided, due to an increase in Universal…

 

Biometric verification failing for some government crisis grant recipients in India and Pakistan

Postal workers in the Hisar region of India’s Haryana State have delivered 19.4 million Rupees (roughly US$260,000) directly to recipients…

 

Device-based biometrics for immunity passports in the dock, while payment card market revs

Immunity passports are a hot topic in the global identity industry this week, and fingerprints, both in terms of payment…

 

Biometrics companies raise $303M in three funding rounds as fingerprint card market matures

The most widely read news of the week in the biometrics and digital ID industry has been a trio of…

 

Tech5, ID R&D launch facial and liveness biometrics partnership with eKYC deployment in India

Tech5 has launched in partnership with ID R&D a biometric eKYC deployment for users in India which the companies say…

 

Card-makers group highlights biometrics benefits as Fingerprint Cards touts growing popularity

Biometric cards will give merchants, issuers and consumers real returns on their investments with both contactless card adoption and fraud…

 

Eftpos proposes digital ID for Australian government services and announces trial phase

Eftpos is angling to have its digital identity solution used to access government services, and has announced the technology will…

 

Biometric facial scanning terminals for public services roll out in Chinese province

China’s South province of Hainan has introduced biometric facial recognition terminals for public services to authenticate identity in support of…

 

As governments leverage biometrics in COVID-19 responses, public and rights advocates ambivalent

Countries around the world are employing biometrics to help navigate the difficulties presented by the coronavirus pandemic and the social…

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