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Dubai Airport to Use Biometrics and Blockchain for Passive Passenger Screening

Dubai Airport to Use Biometrics and Blockchain for Passive Passenger Screening

Dubai Airport is aiming for a ‘gate-less border’ with a new partnership with ObjectTech. The company has been contracted to establish a passive traveler identification system based on biometrics and blockchain auditing, to which end it will work with Dubai’s General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners’ Affairs (GDRFA). Specifics concerning which biometric modalities will be…

Blockchain and Biometrics-Focused Mobile Banking Startup Opens Silicon Valley HQ

Blockchain and Biometrics-Focused Mobile Banking Startup Opens Silicon Valley HQ

A mobile banking startup offering services based on biometrics and blockchain auditing is expanding with a new office in San Francisco. The city is now Humaniq’s US headquarters. The startup’s aim is to launch a new kind of bank that operates entirely through a user’s mobile device, aimed specifically at the world’s unbanked population. The system…

K(NO)W Identity Conference: Decentralizing Digital Identity

K(NO)W Identity Conference: Decentralizing Digital Identity

The inaugural K(NO)W Identity Conference is currently underway in Washington, DC, and FindBiometrics is there in person at this great meeting of the leading minds in global identity technology. K(NO)W is unique as a trade show, operating on a high conceptual level rather than drilling down into a specific vertical where digital identity is used.…

Biometric Credentials Incorporated into Blockchain App

Biometric Credentials Incorporated into Blockchain App

WISeKey has announced a new edition of its WISeID blockchain app. Called WISeID 6, the app incorporates biometric credentials to help validate the digital identities of users. Supported biometric modalities include facial and fingerprint recognition, which complement a master password tied to each user. The aim is to ensure that users are who they say…

HYPR Partners With Cryptocurrency Blockchain Vault

HYPR Partners With Cryptocurrency Blockchain Vault

Biometric IT security specialist HYPR has announced a new partnership with BitGo, a cryptocurrency blockchain platform. BitGo is a security-as-a-service platform offering a blockchain vault for all transactions conducted via the Bitcoin cryptocurrency, reportedly processing more than a billion dollars’ worth of digital money every day. Given the sensitivity of the associated data, the platform necessarily requires sophisticated…