biometric age verification

Gen Z Asks for Better Age Gates in IDEX Biometrics Survey

Gen Z Asks for Better Age Gates in IDEX Biometrics Survey

Britain’s youth are asking the country’s internet security providers to take away their porn. At least, that’s the takeaway from a new study from IDEX Biometrics, which suggests that Generation Z believes that porn sites should use biometrics to prevent children from gaining access to adult materials.  The study was conducted by Arlington Research, which…

RELX Uses Facial Recognition to Stop Minors from Buying Vapes

RELX Uses Facial Recognition to Stop Minors from Buying Vapes

The Chinese e-cigarette manufacturer RELX Technology is using biometrics to keep tobacco products out of the hands of children. The company has announced that it will be installing facial recognition cameras at all of its retail locations in China, allowing RELX to monitor the age of anyone that sets foot in the store.   The…

Biometric Screening Specialist CLEAR Named One of CNBC’s ‘Disruptor 50’

Biometric Screening Specialist CLEAR Named One of CNBC’s ‘Disruptor 50’

CLEAR, the expedited biometric screening program for airports and other large venues, has been named one of CNBC’s 2019 Disruptor 50 companies. In announcing the list, CNBC explained that it comprises private companies “whose innovations are changing the world and fueling a race between superpowers like the U.S. and China.” CLEAR came in at a…

Yubo and Yoti Make the Internet Safer With Biometric Age Verification

Yubo and Yoti Make the Internet Safer With Biometric Age Verification

Yubo and Yoti are working together to make the internet safer for young adults. Founded in 2015, Yubo is a social media platform designed specifically for teenagers. The company will now be using Yoti Age Scan to protect its 20 million users and make sure that everyone is age appropriate. So what is Yoti Age…

Can Biometrics Address the UK’s Youth Gambling Problem?

Can Biometrics Address the UK’s Youth Gambling Problem?

“By implementing a system like Jumio’s which combines document reading with facial recognition, regulators can enable online betting operators to take advantage of readily available technology – ie. smartphones – to confirm the identities and ages of their patrons.” In the wake of a scandalous new report on youth gambling in the UK, Jumio is…