age verification

CBD Company Looks to Biometric Vending Machines for Distribution

CBD Company Looks to Biometric Vending Machines for Distribution

Emerald Organic Products is planning to place its CBD offerings in biometric vending machines after gaining a controlling 51 percent stake in the vending machine manufacturer Bezalel Jewelry. The latter’s biometric machines use facial recognition to match a customer’s face to the photo on an official government ID to facilitate the sale of age restricted…

Juul Feels the Heat with Class Action BIPA Lawsuit

Juul Feels the Heat with Class Action BIPA Lawsuit

Juul Labs has become the latest company to get hit with an Illinois class action lawsuit for gathering biometric information without proper consent. The e-cigarette manufacturer uses biometrics to verify the ages of customers on its website, and while the information does allow Juul to confirm that online shoppers are legally old enough to purchase…

Money20/20: Veratad CEO John E. Ahrens Discusses Age Verification, Growth, and Handling PII [Audio Interview]

Money20/20: Veratad CEO John E. Ahrens Discusses Age Verification, Growth, and Handling PII [Audio Interview]

FindBiometrics is reporting live from Las Vegas this week, where the biometrics and digital identity industries are converging on Money20/20 USA – the world’s preeminent financial services conference. On Monday, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill spoke with John Ahrens, CEO of Veratad. The live interview begins on the topic of relationship-building – this is Veratad’s third…

Yoti Simplifies Login, Provides Proof of Age for Student Events Ticket Platform

Yoti Simplifies Login, Provides Proof of Age for Student Events Ticket Platform

Yoti has found another youth-focused partner for its biometric mobile identity platform. Called ‘Native’, the new partner operates an app-based platform aimed at offering tickets for concerts and other events to university students. For Native users, the partnership means that they will be able to log into the Native website without the need to enter…

London Bar Uses Facial Recognition to Help Serve Customers

London Bar Uses Facial Recognition to Help Serve Customers

The 5cc Harrild & Sons cocktail bar in London is trialing a new facial recognition system that will help with age checks and make it easier for bartenders stay organized during a rush. The system was invented by DataSparQ, and it essentially functions as the digital version of the ticketing system at a grocery store…

Yoti Explains Delay of UK’s Porn Regulation

Yoti Explains Delay of UK’s Porn Regulation

Last month, Yoti and AgeID teamed up to create an age verification platform that will allow users to view pornographic content without sharing any personal information. The partnership was formed in anticipation of a UK law that was slated to go into effect on July 15th, which would have required proof-of-age for anyone viewing explicit…

Dating Platform Gets Age Verification via Yoti

Dating Platform Gets Age Verification via Yoti

Yoti has found another partner for its discreet yet reliable age verification technology. The digital identity specialist is teaming up with The Meet Group, a streaming social media and dating platform that will be using Yoti Age Scan and the Yoti app to keep minors off the site and ensure that every user is of…

Identity Verification Market Driven by Digital Onboarding Demand

Identity Verification Market Driven by Digital Onboarding Demand

Goode Intelligence has published a new White Paper that highlights the importance of secure digital identity verification. Titled “The Digital Identity Problem – Solving the issue of trust,” the free paper suggests that reliable verification is essential because enterprises need to know the identities of their customers in order to safely do business with those…

Biometric Age Verification Protects Online Privacy in UK

Biometric Age Verification Protects Online Privacy in UK

“For anyone with the Yoti app, their account will serve as sufficient proof of age, confirming that they are over 18 without revealing their date of birth.” Thanks to Yoti, UK adults are now able to look at pornography anonymously. The company is teaming up with the age verification system AgeID to allow people to…

Novibet Taps Jumio for Biometrics-Powered Gambling Commission Compliance

Novibet Taps Jumio for Biometrics-Powered Gambling Commission Compliance

“…in the wake of stringent age and identity verification regulations implemented by the UK Gambling Commission, the company is looking to ensure compliance with a user friendly solution provided by Jumio.” Jumio has won another client in the online gambling space. Headquartered in Malta, Novibet operates an online gaming platform aimed primarily at the UK…

Yoti Biometric Mobile ID Enables Age-Restricted Purchases in UK Stores

Yoti Biometric Mobile ID Enables Age-Restricted Purchases in UK Stores

Yoti users can now use the app for age-restricted purchases at convenience stores in the UK. The news comes after the Association of Convenience Stores agreed to recognize Yoti’s digital IDs, making it the first smartphone-based ID solution to make its way to Britain’s brick and mortar corner stores. To implement the system, Yoti will…

The 2018 FindBiometrics Year in Review

The 2018 FindBiometrics Year in Review

Welcome to the 2018 FindBiometrics Year in Review. In December 2018 we polled nearly 200 biometrics industry experts on the biggest identity tech trends of the year, and throughout January we explored the results in our featured articles section. From the rise of facial recognition and the excitement of biometric FinTech, to the importance of…

BioID, Pikcio to Develop Age Verification Service for Website Access in UK

BioID, Pikcio to Develop Age Verification Service for Website Access in UK

“The technology will be used by the jointly-developed service to verify the age of individuals in the UK seeking to access adult websites.” BioID has teamed up with Swiss blockchain specialist Pikcio to develop an age verification service based on facial recognition. The latter technology comes by way of BioID, which upgraded its BWS solution…

[Money20/20] CEO John Ahrens On Veratad’s Expansion

[Money20/20] CEO John Ahrens On Veratad’s Expansion

Veratad has been active in identity verification technologies for over a decade now, but it’s currently taking some bold new steps. One of them is the decision to become an exhibitor for the first time at Money20/20, where Veratad CEO John E. Ahrens spoke with FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill on the show floor. In their…