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Biometric Update regularly authors articles about Latin America. The following list of links is available to help you find biometrics news related to Latin America. Additional topics may be explored by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.


MOSIP to push into Latin America, Caribbean with identity council collaboration

MOSIP looks set to supply its identity platform to countries across the Caribbean and Latin America with the signing of…


Oz Forensics expands biometrics market presence in South America with Mototech partnership

US-based biometrics expert Oz Forensics has joined forces with technology partner Mototech to expand its market presence in South America….


Trulioo asks the market about ID verification, hears agreement on its need

New vendor-funded research indicates that consumers ae aware of the importance of digital ID verification and feel warmer toward companies…


Sovos buys TOC Biometrics to target fraud and compliance markets

Tax and regulatory software maker Sovos has acquired TOC Biometrics, a Chile-based company specializing in identity verification technology. The transaction…


Brazil’s unico plans selfie biometrics expansion in Latin America after raising $100M

São Paulo, Brazil-based unico has raised $100 million in a Series D funding round and plans to expand into other…


FacePhi plans biometrics expansion in LATAM with new Uruguay subsidiary

FacePhi turns its attention to Latin America as it opens a subsidiary in Montevideo, Uruguay to provide technical support and…


NGOs sound alarm over facial recognition systems’ lack of transparency in Latin America

The Al Sur NGO consortium has published a new report calling facial recognition implementation by some Latin American governments ‘perverse.’…


The allure of Chinese ‘digital authoritarianism’ for Latin America

Concern that Chinese technology in Venezuela and Cuba which is allowing the states to exercise ‘social control’ over their populations…


Tech5 face biometrics deployed for COVID-19 status verification in Chile

Tech5 is providing its facial recognition technology to assist Chile’s COVID-19 health status verification efforts to prevent the spread of the…


HID Global introduces biometric MFA platform for banks, targets LATAM region

Latin American banks can drive customer loyalty in a competitive market by using biometrics to provide the widest-reaching omnichannel experience…

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