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Bolt raises funding for biometric driver verification and AI investments

Estonia-based, ride-hailing company Bolt announced a 150 million euros (US$182 million) investment led by D1 Capital Partners, with participation from…

 

Manchester Mayor launches FinGo biometrics working group

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham is launching a biometrics working group to explore the use of vein recognition technology in…

 

LumenVox voice biometrics integrated into automated taxi dispatch service

LumenVox, announced a voice biometrics and speech recognition partnership with Austrian dispatch company fms/Austrosoft. The collaboration will focus on the…

 

Shinhan Card plans facial recognition retail payments expansion in South Korea

The biometric payment system supplied by Shinhan Card to the CU convenience store at Hanyang University in Seoul has been…

 

Uber says face biometrics address problems as its critical London license appeal kicks off

Uber, the company everyone loves to hate until they have somewhere to go or some money to invest, this week…

 

RailTel launches tender for face biometric and thermal screening system at Indian train stations

India’s RailTel has launched a tender for a camera system with biometric facial recognition and thermal body temperature scanning to…

 

Pakistan uses biometric authentication to issue transit cards, disburse millions in cash relief

Before officially inaugurating the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project in Peshawar, Pakistan has started using biometrics to issue 100,000 free…

 

Payments with face biometrics for vending machines and transit, iris recognition at shops unveiled

NEC’s Bio-IDiom facial recognition technology has been integrated by Japanese vending machine operator DyDo, known for automated retail devices that…

 

Facial recognition to play key role in travel reopening as biometrics industry weighs social responsibility

The top biometrics and digital ID stories of the week on Biometric Update focus on the use of advanced technologies,…

 

iProov brings biometric selfie and ID document checks to high-speed rail for contactless processing

A facial biometric corridor is being implemented by iProov to enable Eurostar rail passengers to complete ticket checks and other border…

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