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FacePhi acquires Ecertic for gains in biometric identification and authentication market

Spanish biometrics company FacePhi reports it has acquired Ecertic for €2 million (USD$2.20 million) which will be paid with €1.16…

 

Facial recognition avoided by Spanish smart city project, planned in Dominican, Indonesia, Brazil

Police in Marbella, Spain are using computer vision analysis of gait, clothes gender, and hair color, but not biometric facial…

 

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…

 

Biometric boarding introduced at airports in Spain and China

Menorca Airport in Spain and Huangshan Tunxi International Airport in Anhui Province, China are the latest airports to announce biometric…

 

FacePhi and Fujitsu technology deployed in new CaixaBank facial recognition ATMs

Spanish financial services company CaixaBank has introduced ATM withdrawals using facial recognition. CaixaBank collaborated with technology partners FacePhi and Fujitsu…

 

Startup Biometric Vox secures 1 million euro investment

Voice authentication startup Biometric Vox has received a €1 million (US$1.23 million) seed round investment from InnoCapital, the corporate venture…

 

Umanick to promote IriTech iris recognition healthcare app in Spain

Following a successful pilot of IriTech’s iris mobile solution, Umanick will promote the biometric ID app to penetrate the biometric…

 

Next Biometrics signs Intuate Biometrics as its distributor in Spain

Next Biometrics announced it has signed Intuate S.L., which operates under the name Intuate Biometric, as its official distributor in…

 

Indra installs 124 biometric border control kiosks at five Spanish airports

Indra has successfully deployed approximately 124 automatic border control (ABC) biometric systems at five airports across Spain, including in Madrid,…

 

Biometric Update: most popular news for week ending October 26

Here’s a recap of most popular and noteworthy biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometrics Week…

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