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Biometric Update regularly publishes news about iOS. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news concerning iOS. Additional topics may be explored by accessing our entire Biometrics Topics list.


Digital ID credentials come to the Apple Wallet, inform apps, but EU may cause friction

Apple’s input on developing the standards for mobile driving licences (mDLs) has culminated in the IDs entering the Apple Wallet…


iOS update introduces facial recognition with masks to iPhones, but only via Apple Watch

Apple has released a new iOS developer beta featuring Face ID biometric unlocking by users wearing masks on iPhones, Engadget…


Facebook adds biometric unlocking to Messenger on iOS

Facebook has added biometric unlocking with facial or fingerprint recognition for the Messenger app on iPhone and iPad, with Android…


Duke biometric wearable study for early COVID-19 detection expands with iOS launch, Fitbit and Garmin partnerships

The ‘CovIdentify’ study to track biometric data for early COVID-19 detection, being led by researchers Duke University, is expanding in…


iOS app blocks facial recognition, biometric authentication coming to Facebook Messenger for Apple

A newly released iOS camera app anonymizes the user in photos and videos by obscuring their faces, and even removing…


Google, Apple announce biometric security upgrades for operating systems

Plenty of exciting security upgrades are expected this year for both Android and iOS. As Google is introducing upgraded biometrics…


WWT and Privoro to provide iOS “Assured Identity” solution to DISA

The U.S. Military’s Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has selected World Wide Technology (WWT) and Privoro to develop an assured…


Veriff releases NFC identity verification tool for biometric passports

Online identity verification system Veriff has released a near-field communication (NFC) verification tool to validate ePassport-compatible IDs, writes HelpNet Security….


GET Group NA brings NFC identity transactions to iOS devices

GET Group North America has announced NFC support for its GET Mobile ID Digital Identity Solution for iOS for identity…


WhatsApp adds biometric authentication with latest iOS update

The most recent version of WhatsApp on iOS has added support for Apple’s biometric authentication technologies, TechCrunch reports. The new…

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