In another week that saw mainstream news dominated by the spread of COVID-19, FindBiometrics readers managed to keep the virus out of the latest top stories roundup. Instead, this week’s collection of our most popular articles is dominated by facial recognition news, together with a bit of FinTech and a big announcement from the Department of Homeland Security.
Starting with the latter, this week brought a call for submissions for the third-ever Biometric Technology Rally. This time, the DHS’s Science and Technology Directorate is focused on finding solutions that can identify small groups of people within crowded environments:
In FinTech news, meanwhile, FIS announced this week the launch of a new 3-D Secure payment authentication service. Called 3DS Flex, the platform has been built with Worldpay technology:
Another facial recognition specialist, Onfido, also got some attention with its news that it has once again been listed in CB Insights’ AI 100 ranking. Onfido has become well known for its selfie-based authentication and onboarding solution:
Finally, facial recognition also factored heavily into the European Commission’s plans to regulate Artificial Intelligence, as detailed in the last of this week’s most popular articles on FindBiometrics:
Stay posted to FindBiometrics next week as we continue to bring you the latest news and interviews from the exciting world of biometrics. To see the hottest stories of the week in mobile digital identity, visit our sibling site Mobile ID World.
March 6, 2020 – by Alex Perala