Latin America

Innovatrics Sees Significant Potential in Developing LATAM Market

Innovatrics Sees Significant Potential in Developing LATAM Market

Innovatrics is looking to Latin America in an effort to increase its international profile, with plans to widen its reach in the region. The company notes that it already has extensive public and private partnerships in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, and Peru, and has enrolled more than 30 million customers across the region. “We are expecting…

Ipsidy CEO Highlights Global Growth Efforts in Q2 Update

Ipsidy CEO Highlights Global Growth Efforts in Q2 Update

“We are focused on specific international opportunities, where we are starting to see active interest in our solutions.” – Philip Beck, Chairman & CEO, Ipsidy Ipsidy has announced its results for the second quarter (Q2) of the 2019 fiscal year, ended June 30th. Revenues for the quarter came in at $0.6 million, compared to revenues…

Peruvian Bank Embraces Selfie Authentication Tech, Care of SelphID

Peruvian Bank Embraces Selfie Authentication Tech, Care of SelphID

FacePhi continues to solidify its position in the Latin American market. The facial recognition specialist has announced that it has formed a new partnership with Banco de Crédito del Perú (BCP), which will be deploying FacePhi’s SelphID platform for customer onboarding and authentication. BCP marks FacePhi’s first foray into Peru, although the company’s client portfolio…

FacePhi Solidifies Latin American Presence with Banco Bolivariano Partnership

FacePhi Solidifies Latin American Presence with Banco Bolivariano Partnership

“We keep on considering the Latin American market as a strategic point in our corporate expansion, which is why we continue to bet on consolidating our position in this area.”- Javier Mira, CEO, FacePhi Biometric onboarding and authentication specialist FacePhi has further cemented its leading position in the Latin American market with a new agreement…

Jumio Announces New Sales Office in Brazil

Jumio Announces New Sales Office in Brazil

“The move is in keeping with Jumio’s recent push into Latin America…” Jumio is expanding its presence in Latin America with a new sales office in Brazil. The expansion effort will be led by newly appointed Regional Director Samer Atassi, who brings more than 25 years of strategic planning and international sales experience to the…

FacePhi Partners with Garantizar, Reinforcing its Position in Latin America

FacePhi Partners with Garantizar, Reinforcing its Position in Latin America

“With this agreement, Garantizar has become the seventh Argentinian company to embrace FacePhi’s biometric authentication technology, with the broader Latin American region representing its core market.” FacePhi has further reinforced its position in Latin America, and particularly Argentina, with its latest partnership. The company has been contracted to provide biometric identification technology to Garantizar. The…

Ipsidy, Skypatrol Seek to Establish Mobile Payments Ecosystem for Truckers

Ipsidy, Skypatrol Seek to Establish Mobile Payments Ecosystem for Truckers

A big new partnership is poised to lock truck drivers in Latin America into a mobile payments network secured with biometric authentication. Ipsidy, the provider of a recently launched mobile facial recognition app, has teamed up with Skypatrol, the provider of a GPS-based truck fleet management solution that supports over a million vehicles across Latin…

ZKTeco Opens Mexico Office

ZKTeco Opens Mexico Office

“The Latin American market appears to be one with a growing appetite for biometric technology, if activity from major players is any indication.” ZKTeco has opened a new office in Mexico as part of an effort to accommodate growth in the country and the Latin America region more broadly, the company has announced. In a…

FacePhi Partners With Red Link in Argentina

FacePhi Partners With Red Link in Argentina

The deal comes after FacePhi rebranded its flagship solution from its previous moniker, ‘Selphi,’ to its new name, ‘ME.’ A new contract will see FacePhi technology used for digital onboarding of Red Link customers in Argentina. Red Link is an operator of ATM networks in the country, and evidently has extensive business ties: According to…

Credence ID Ramps Up Latin American Activities

Credence ID Ramps Up Latin American Activities

Credence ID is sharpening its focus on Latin America. The company says it is opening a new office in Mexico City, and has appointed a new Director of Channel & Business Development for the Caribbean and Latin America region, Jeremy James. In a statement announcing the moves, Credence ID highlighted James’ experience in the financial…

UMANICK Targets Latin America with New Bogota Office

UMANICK Targets Latin America with New Bogota Office

Biometric security solutions developer UMANICK has opened a new office in the ParqueSoft IT complex of Bogota, Colombia. In a statement, the company framed the move as an effort to target the Latin American region, and particularly Colombia, Peru, and Mexico, which “show high potential for biometric identification,” particularly in the healthcare, payments, and banking…

TOC Biometrics Gets International Manager

TOC Biometrics Gets International Manager

Chile-based biometric authentication solutions provider TOC has appointed a new International Manager. Andrés Landerretche, a lawyer with the University of Chile, takes the post. It’s a new position aimed at promoting the company on the global market, and has been created in the wake of new TOC office openings in Europe. In a statement announcing the position…

NEC Seeks to Boost Brazil Presence with IT Security Firm Acquisition

NEC Seeks to Boost Brazil Presence with IT Security Firm Acquisition

Seeking to boost its IT services in Brazil, NEC Latin America has acquired Arcon Informatics, a domestic IT security company. Arcon was started in 1995 and has since grown its digital security consulting and management businesses. NEC says the company now has a network of clients in fields including finance, energy, manufacturing, telecommunications, and government.…

EyeLock Signs Brazil/Latin America Regional Partner

EyeLock Signs Brazil/Latin America Regional Partner

Iris biometrics company EyeLock has found a new regional partner for Brazil and Latin America. COMTEX, an electronic security integrator based in the region, has stepped to offer manufacturing and distribution services. Explaining the selection of the company in a statement, EyeLock’s Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer, Anthony Antolino, pointed to the company’s prominence in the…