digital identity

DIACC Finds Support for Digital IDs in Canada

DIACC Finds Support for Digital IDs in Canada

The Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) has released a new report that suggests that the majority of Canadians would be receptive to some form of digital identity. Most notably, the Burak Jacobson survey found that 70 percent of Canadians want the government to work with private corporations to develop a national digital…

Get Some ID Talk in Your Podcast Feed

Get Some ID Talk in Your Podcast Feed

For those who haven’t heard, FindBiometrics and our sister site Mobile ID World have launched a new podcast — ID Talk. It’s a program dedicated to the topic of digital identity, with episodes revolving around conversations with leading experts and some of the biggest names in the identity industry. In ID Talk’s latest episode, for…

Thales Details High Expectations for Gemalto-infused Business Unit in Investor Note

Thales Details High Expectations for Gemalto-infused Business Unit in Investor Note

Biometrics News With its acquisition of Gemalto earlier this year, Thales has established a new “Digital Identity and Security” (DIS) business unit, and has laid out some lofty expectations for the division in a note to investors. According to Thales, the DIS unit comprises Gemalto as well as “a number of digital businesses previously assigned…

Spend.com, KNWN Technologies Announce Partnership

Spend.com, KNWN Technologies Announce Partnership

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition Spend.com has announced plans to integrate KNWN Technologies to bolster the security of its Spend App. KNWN Technologies’ proprietary AI-powered multi-factor facial recognition software will afford users of the Spend App continuous digital identity authentication and protection on any camera-enabled device, in real-time. The Spend App is a multi-currency banking…

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Report Finds Retail Fraud Attempts have Tripled Since 2017

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Report Finds Retail Fraud Attempts have Tripled Since 2017

A new LexisNexis Risk Solutions report on the retail market has concluded that fraud is getting worse, with fraud attempts tripling since 2017. The True Cost of Fraud report examined online and brick-and-mortar sellers, and concluded that merchants paid $3.13 for every dollar lost to fraud, a number that is up 6.5 percent from last…

UNHCR Deputy Highlights Digital Identity, Biometrics in Roosevelt Speech

UNHCR Deputy Highlights Digital Identity, Biometrics in Roosevelt Speech

A senior executive with the United Nations’ refugee agency has taken another high-profile opportunity to highlight the benefits of the biometric identification of displaced persons. The executive in this case was Kelly T. Clements, the UNHCR’s Deputy High Commissioner. She was speaking at Roosevelt University’s Center for New Deal Studies for the prestigious annual Franklin…

Goode Intelligence Places Focus on Digital Identity at 2020 Summit in London

Goode Intelligence Places Focus on Digital Identity at 2020 Summit in London

Goode Intelligence has put out a call for speakers for its inaugural Identity Summit London. The 2020 event will take place on Thursday, January 30th and will be hosted at Rise London’s conference venue in the city. The Identity Summit London is building on Goode’s Biometric Summits, which began with Biometric Summit London 2018. The…

Nuggets Uses Onfido’s Biometric Tech to Verify Users

Nuggets Uses Onfido’s Biometric Tech to Verify Users

“Our vision for a decentralized future, self-sovereign identity, data and payment, facilitated by blockchain technology, works well with the identity verification services Onfido offers.” – Alastair Johnson, CEO, Nuggets Nuggets, the provider of a blockchain-based digital identity and payments platform, has embraced Onfido‘s selfie-based approach to customer authentication. The latter’s approach to identity verification revolves…

NEC Shares Biometrics Expertise with UN to Fight Global Hunger

NEC Shares Biometrics Expertise with UN to Fight Global Hunger

NEC has agreed to share its biometrics expertise with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). Through the partnership, the WFP will be able to upgrade the SCOPE digital identity management platform that the organization uses to distribute food and other benefits. The move is in keeping with the UN’s broader interest in biometric technology,…

RefNow Leverages Yoti for ID Verification, Simplifying the Hiring Process

RefNow Leverages Yoti for ID Verification, Simplifying the Hiring Process

Yoti is teaming up with RefNow in an effort to make the hiring process less of a hassle for employers and candidates alike. RefNow is a London-based human resources company that tracks down and contacts people’s employment references, which saves companies the trouble of doing it themselves.  To use the platform, employers submit the name…

Precise Biometrics Q2 Update Sheds Light on Smart Card Plans

Precise Biometrics Q2 Update Sheds Light on Smart Card Plans

“As previously communicated, we are expecting modest initial volumes of biometric smart cards to be delivered at the end of 2019, followed by larger volumes in 2020.” – Stefan K. Persson, CEO, Precise Biometrics Precise Biometrics has issued its latest quarterly results, depicting a dip in revenues but continuing progress in the company’s three key…

Signicat Acquires API Solutions Provider Idfy

Signicat Acquires API Solutions Provider Idfy

“With the acquisition of Idfy, we strengthen our ability to execute faster and deliver better digital identity solutions to the market,”- Gunnar Nordseth, CEO, Signicat Signicat, a Norway-based provider of digital identity management and e-signature solutions, has announced its acquisition of Idfy, a compatriot firm specializing in API-based solutions for online authentication. The acquisition entails…

Yoti Moves Forward with Digital Identity Fellowship Programme

Yoti Moves Forward with Digital Identity Fellowship Programme

Back in April, Yoti launched a Fellowship Programme to help people in the developing world to share their own perspectives on digital identity. The company made an open call for project submissions, vowing to fund three of them to the tune of £30,000. Just over two months later, the applications window is closed and Yoti…

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…

ID4Africa: Integrated Biometrics’ David Gerulski on Danno, the World’s Smallest FAP 30 Sensor [Audio]

ID4Africa: Integrated Biometrics’ David Gerulski on Danno, the World’s Smallest FAP 30 Sensor [Audio]

FindBiometrics is in Johannesburg, reporting live from ID4Africa 2019, where the biometrics industry is convening to help realize the future of next-generation identity technology in Africa. All week we are bringing you live audio interviews recorded on the exhibition floor with biometrics industry experts helping transform identity services across the continent. Peter O’Neill, President of…

ID4Africa: NEXT Biometrics’ Petr Klupka on Government Sector Success and Smart Card Commercialization [Audio]

ID4Africa: NEXT Biometrics’ Petr Klupka on Government Sector Success and Smart Card Commercialization [Audio]

This week, FindBiometrics was in Johannesburg, reporting live from ID4Africa 2019, where the biometrics industry converged to help realize the future of next-generation identity technology in Africa. All week we are bringing you live audio interviews recorded on the exhibition floor with biometrics industry experts helping transform identity services across the continent. On Thursday, Peter…

ID4Africa: Aratek’s Samuel Wu Shows Off the Marshall Biometric Handheld [Audio]

ID4Africa: Aratek’s Samuel Wu Shows Off the Marshall Biometric Handheld [Audio]

FindBiometrics is in Johannesburg, reporting live from ID4Africa 2019, where the biometrics industry is convening to help realize the future of next-generation identity technology in Africa. All week we’re bringing you live audio interviews recorded on the exhibition floor with biometrics industry experts helping transform identity services across the continent. On Thursday, Peter O’Neill, President…

ID4Africa: BioRugged COO Hof Retief on Mobile Biometrics in Africa and Global Expansion Plans [Audio]

ID4Africa: BioRugged COO Hof Retief on Mobile Biometrics in Africa and Global Expansion Plans [Audio]

This week FindBiometrics is in Johannesburg, reporting live from ID4Africa 2019, where the biometrics industry is convening to help realize the future of next-generation identity technology in Africa. All week we’re bringing you live audio interviews recorded on the exhibition floor with biometrics industry experts helping transform identity services across the continent. On Thursday, Peter…

ID4Africa:  Laxton Group’s Nick Perkins talks the Launch of Chameleon D, Multimodal Biometrics, and the Future of Voting [Audio]

ID4Africa: Laxton Group’s Nick Perkins talks the Launch of Chameleon D, Multimodal Biometrics, and the Future of Voting [Audio]

FindBiometrics is in Johannesburg, reporting live from ID4Africa 2019, where the biometrics industry is convening to help realize the future of next-generation identity technology in Africa. All week we are bringing you live audio interviews recorded on the exhibition floor with biometrics industry experts helping transform identity services across the continent. Peter O’Neill, President of…

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