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Jumio Supports Movember with Mustache Authentication Initiative

Jumio Supports Movember with Mustache Authentication Initiative

Jumio is stepping up in the fight against prostate and testicular cancer with a $10,800 donation to the Movember Foundation. The Movember Foundation is a men’s health charity that raises mental health and suicide awareness in addition to its cancer-fighting efforts. The Jumio donation is the result of an in-house Movember competition. Each November, the…

Onfido Forms Strategic Partnership with Entify

Onfido Forms Strategic Partnership with Entify

Onfido is expanding its foothold in Eastern Europe after forming a new strategic partnership with Entify. Based in Estonia, Entify provides businesses with an automated Know Your Corporate Customer (KYCC) solution that verifies the documents and legal status of various entities and individuals. The platform eliminates the need to carry out manual checks of corporate…

The 2019 SBC Award for Fraud & Compliance Solution of the Year Goes to Jumio

The 2019 SBC Award for Fraud & Compliance Solution of the Year Goes to Jumio

Jumio has picked up one more award to put on its increasingly crowded mantle. The company’s identity verification platform has been named the Fraud & Compliance Solution of the Year at the 2019 SBC Awards. The accolade wraps up a stellar 2019 awards campaign that began with a BIG Innovation Award in February and continued…

Acuant ‘on Track’ for Record Revenues in 2019

Acuant ‘on Track’ for Record Revenues in 2019

Acuant is celebrating a successful year, announcing that it’s on track for record revenue generation for 2019. In a statement, the privately held company did not disclose hard numbers pertaining to its sales, but asserted that 2019 will likely prove to have been “a record year in revenue generation”. The IAM specialist added that it’s…

Onfido Tech Integrated Into European CIAM Platform

Onfido Tech Integrated Into European CIAM Platform

“Ubisecure will be a key ally in expanding that reach even further and exploring new use cases, with their prominent and varied customer base.” – Husayn Kassai, CEO, Onfido Onfido‘s selfie-based authentication technology is being integrated into another platform thanks to a new partnership with Ubisecure. Based in Europe, the latter offers a Customer Identity…

Keesing Adds Biometric Remote Onboarding API to AuthentiScan Suite

Keesing Adds Biometric Remote Onboarding API to AuthentiScan Suite

Keesing Technologies has released a new web API that was built to facilitate the remote onboarding of new customers for financial institutions. The solution is part of the company’s broader AuthentiScan suite, and leverages document reading and facial recognition capabilities. To that end, Keesing is a document verification specialist with a reference database that includes…

Onfido Expands Identity Verification Partnership with bunq

Onfido Expands Identity Verification Partnership with bunq

Onfido has renewed (and expanded) its identity verification partnership with bunq, a mobile bank that operates out of the Netherlands. According to the terms of the new agreement, Onfido will continue to provide secure facial recognition technology for the mobile onboarding process, allowing users to create new accounts with a photo of their ID and…

ForgeRock Integrates Onfido Identity Verification Tech

ForgeRock Integrates Onfido Identity Verification Tech

Onfido and ForgeRock have joined forces to create a new Digital Access as a Service (DAaaS) platform to facilitate customer onboarding and authentication. The joint solution combines Onfido’s document and identity verification tech with ForgeRock’s CIAM platform. Onfido’s identity verification tech uses facial recognition to compare a selfie to a photo ID to ensure that…

Onfido CEO Argues Digital Identities Can Reduce Hate Speech on Social Media

Onfido CEO Argues Digital Identities Can Reduce Hate Speech on Social Media

Onfido is arguing that identity verification technology can help reduce misinformation and hate speech in online spaces. Company Co-Founder and CEO Husayn Kassai makes the case in a guest article for the Forbes Technology Council, suggesting that people would be more reticent to express hateful views if they knew that they could be traced back…

Yoti Teams with Synectics to Provide Remote Onboarding for Financial Clients

Yoti Teams with Synectics to Provide Remote Onboarding for Financial Clients

Synectics Solutions has deployed Yoti’s Doc Scan technology in an effort to streamline the onboarding process for its clients in the financial industry. Doc Scan is a digital identity verification platform with facial recognition and document reading capabilities.     To use Doc Scan, new clients must first take a photo of their official ID. They…

Year in Review: The Key Question about Top Applications

Year in Review: The Key Question about Top Applications

With the year coming to a close, the annual FindBiometrics Year in Review survey has just opened. It has been an eventful year in the biometrics industry (but then again, what year in recent memory hasn’t?), and looking back, there’s a lot to take in. But one particularly interesting question that this year’s survey should…

FacePhi Announces Tenth Deal of 2019

FacePhi Announces Tenth Deal of 2019

“The partnership helps to further consolidate FacePhi’s already strong position in the Latin American financial services market…” FacePhi has closed its tenth deal of the year, announcing that Mexico-based Albo has opted to use its biometric authentication solutions. Launched in 2016, Albo is a startup digital banking platform that offers digital accounts, a budgeting app,…

Face Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Face Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Fingerprint recognition is the biometric modality that is most often used in everyday life thanks to the prevalence of such sensors on contemporary smartphones, but it’s probably facial recognition that jumps to mind for most people when they think of biometric technology. It’s a modality that’s constantly in the news, thanks to sophisticated new consumer-facing…

Dynamism and Growth in This Week’s Top Biometrics Stories Roundup

Dynamism and Growth in This Week’s Top Biometrics Stories Roundup

It’s been another richly varied week in biometrics news, and FindBiometrics’ latest roundup of our top stories reflects that. But if there’s one theme common to all of these articles, it’s that they each reflect the dynamism and progress of the overall biometrics market as it continues to grow and its technologies continue to evolve.…

Onfido Provides Mobile Onboarding for b-sharpe Currency Exchange

Onfido Provides Mobile Onboarding for b-sharpe Currency Exchange

The Swiss company b-sharpe has turned to Onfido for secure onboarding and identity verification. b-sharpe is an online currency exchange platform that provides individuals and businesses with transparent pricing for currency exchanges. The company has cleared 1 billion Swiss Francs in transactions for 14,000 customers, and claims to save those customers around 70 percent when…

Jumio Identity Verification Safeguards I-Remit Users

Jumio Identity Verification Safeguards I-Remit Users

Jumio has found another customer for its secure digital onboarding technology. The Filipino remittance provider I-Remit is deploying Jumio Identity Verification to safeguard its IREMITX digital channel, which allows I-Remit users to transfer money online without needing to pay a visit to a physical branch location. IREMITX is particularly popular with the 10 million Filipino…

Face Biometrics Month: The Primer

Face Biometrics Month: The Primer

Of all the biometric modalities, facial recognition has become one of the most widely used and discussed in recent years. That’s why November is Face Biometrics Month at FindBiometrics, in which we’ll be delivering in-depth articles and other special features dedicated to this technology. It’s a broad category though, with facial recognition deployed across a…

Banesco Panamá Embraces FacePhi’s Biometric Tech

Banesco Panamá Embraces FacePhi’s Biometric Tech

“FacePhi has indicated that Banesco Panamá will integrate [SelphID] technology into its mobile app and desktop site, allowing customers to open new accounts from the comfort of their personal devices.” FacePhi has solidified its position in the Panama market and in the Latin American region more broadly through a new contract with Banesco Panamá. The…

Financial Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Financial Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Coinciding with the biggest conference event in the financial services industry – Money20/20 USA – October was Financial Biometrics Month at FindBiometrics. Financial services has become one of the most important verticals for biometric technology in recent years, and given the dynamism of this sector, it’s worth taking a close look at recent, ongoing, and…

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