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AnyVision facial biometrics not powering mass surveillance in West Bank but Microsoft to divest stake

Microsoft is divesting its stake in AnyVision, due to a change in its investment policy and despite an audit finding…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: SIM cards reactivated, refugee privacy concerns and coronavirus

The spread of the coronavirus on the continent sees more impact on biometric services. This week we have summarized the…

 

Deepgram secures $12M to expand speech recognition tech accuracy

Speech recognition startup Deepgram has secured $12 million in Series A funding led by Wing VC, writes TechCrunch. Deepgram leverages…

 

Biometrics investments and a security fail top stories this week in digital ID

The discovery of a major biometric data security vulnerability at a Brazilian biometrics company and a handful of multi million-dollar…

 

Biometric vending machines draw $20M investment as retail app launches facial recognition

Age restricted purchase protections appear to be a growing use-case for facial biometrics, judging by a funding announcement and an…

 

Biometrics market research briefs: VCs invest $900M in authentication and identity last year

Authentication and identity management providers are the top attraction in the $6.6 billion cybersecurity venture investment market in 2019, CSO…

 

Idex Biometrics hires new investor relations head to engage global financial community

Idex Biometrics is strengthening its communication and investor outreach program by bringing Marianne Bøe onboard to head its Investor Relations…

 

Gtriip secures Series B funding to scale AI business in Asia-Pacific

Gtriip has finalized its Series B funding round, and plans to use the investment to expand its biometric digital identity…

 

Trust Stamp secures Mastercard investment to provide authentication with low connectivity

Trust Stamp has secured a strategic investment from Mastercard to expand on its AI-powered authentication services for developing communities, after…

 

Persona raises $17.5M to build industry presence, biometric identity infrastructure

Persona has raised $17.5 million in a Series A funding round, and CEO and Co-founder Rick Song told Biometric Update…

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