selfie authentication

Onfido Safeguards Civic Cryptocurrency Wallet

Onfido Safeguards Civic Cryptocurrency Wallet

Onfido is teaming up with Civic to provide secure customer onboarding for the latter’s upcoming cryptocurrency wallet. The blockchain-based Civic Wallet will allow users to store and trade cryptocurrencies without sharing any superfluous personal information, providing account access through a private key that will be stored on the user’s mobile device. Onfido will make it…

Latest Yoti Funding Round Brings in £8 Million

Latest Yoti Funding Round Brings in £8 Million

Yoti has secured £8 million in new equity investment in the company’s third successful funding round since its debut in 2017. The new funds will be invested in product development and expansion as the company searches for new partners. “Over the past few years we have invested about £65 million to develop our privacy-preserving identity…

Sales Up 45% in Jumio’s Q2 Update

Sales Up 45% in Jumio’s Q2 Update

“Our focus on verification accuracy, speed and innovation is helping us meet the needs of modern enterprises who need a reliable means of proving that someone is who they claim to be online.” Jumio is celebrating the largest sales quarter in the company’s history after sales jumped 45 percent over the same quarter one year…

FacePhi Extends Argentinian Presence with Banco del Sol

FacePhi Extends Argentinian Presence with Banco del Sol

FacePhi has found yet another partner for its onboarding services in Argentina. The facial recognition specialist has formed a partnership with Banco del Sol, the online banking arm of the country’s Sancor Seguros group, which will be deploying FacePhi’s SelphID solution for customer onboarding and authentication. Argentina has proved to be a lucrative market for…

ImageWare Launches Selfie-based Anti-spoofing Solution

ImageWare Launches Selfie-based Anti-spoofing Solution

“It’s a frictionless selfie authentication solution, with no requirement of special actions from the user like blinking or smiling; and it’s designed to perform its anti-spoofing analysis entirely on a remote server, eliminating the need to install bulky AI software on the user’s smartphone.” ImageWare has announced a new liveness detection solution for its portfolio…

Bank ABC Turns to Jumio for Digital Onboarding

Bank ABC Turns to Jumio for Digital Onboarding

Bahrain’s Bank ABC has partnered with Jumio, deploying the latter’s Identity Verification platform to facilitate customer onboarding on its digital banking channels. Jumio’s facial recognition technology will allow new customers to open a Bank ABC account without needing to visit a physical branch location. To use Jumio Identity Verification, prospective Bank ABC clients will need…

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…

IDEMIA to Issue H1 Results on July 30

IDEMIA to Issue H1 Results on July 30

IDEMIA has set a date for the publication of its financial results for the first half of 2019: The update will arrive on Tuesday, July 30th. The publication will arrive that day alongside a presentation on the results hosted by IDEMIA CEO Yann Delabrière and CFO Laurent Lemaire, slated to start at 9:30am ET. The…

Candidate Screening Specialist Embraces Selfie Authentication

Candidate Screening Specialist Embraces Selfie Authentication

“Using a smartphone, an end user simply takes a selfie as well as images of their official identity document, and then RightID will confirm that the face in the selfie matches the pictured ID.” Another selfie-driven authentication solution has hit the market, this time aimed at property managers and employers. Dubbed “RightID”, the new app…

Digital Onboarding Trend Drives Demand for Tech Solutions

Digital Onboarding Trend Drives Demand for Tech Solutions

The growing trend toward digital onboarding is fueling considerable growth in a burgeoning digital identity and document verification market, according to a new report from Goode Intelligence. Looking at a forecast period between 2019 and 2024, the report predicts that this market will grow from about 518 million identity checks in 2019 to more than…

POS AG Deploys BioID’s PhotoVerify for SIM Card Activation

POS AG Deploys BioID’s PhotoVerify for SIM Card Activation

The Austrian software company POS AG has deployed BioID’s identity verification services to allow its customers to self-activate their SIM cards. POS AG will specifically be leveraging BioID’s PhotoVerify solution, which will eliminate the need to speak with an agent (in person or online) when activating a card. PhotoVerify combines document verification and facial recognition…

Precise Explains How Biometric Onboarding Stops Abandoned Applications

Precise Explains How Biometric Onboarding Stops Abandoned Applications

Precise Biometrics is highlighting some of the benefits of selfie authentication and the new Precise YOUNiQ onboarding solution. In an interview on the company’s blog, Precise YOUNiQ Senior Business Developer Ermin Kosovac explains that biometric authentication is more convenient and more secure than current alternatives like passwords. Those advantages will be familiar to anyone in…

New GEMADEC and Daon App Uses Selfies to Ensure Pensioners are Alive

New GEMADEC and Daon App Uses Selfies to Ensure Pensioners are Alive

GEMADEC is leveraging Daon’s facial recognition technology in a new app developed for the Moroccan Interprofessional Pension Fund (CIMR). The CIMR DIALCOM app uses Daon’s IdentityX facial recognition platform to verify the identity of the pension recipient, and to make sure the recipient is a living person and not a spoofing attempt. Once the app…

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…

Sterling Identity Helps Businesses Verify Potential Hires

Sterling Identity Helps Businesses Verify Potential Hires

Sterling is putting together a new Sterling Identity division to provide customers with better background checks and identity verification services. Sterling Identity is primarily geared towards other businesses, offering solutions that will reduce the prevalence of fraud and identity theft at the corporate level. To that end, VerifyID will be the first product to launch…

Novibet Taps Jumio for Biometrics-Powered Gambling Commission Compliance

Novibet Taps Jumio for Biometrics-Powered Gambling Commission Compliance

“…in the wake of stringent age and identity verification regulations implemented by the UK Gambling Commission, the company is looking to ensure compliance with a user friendly solution provided by Jumio.” Jumio has won another client in the online gambling space. Headquartered in Malta, Novibet operates an online gaming platform aimed primarily at the UK…

Ipsidy’s Time & Attendance App Uses Biometrics for Employee Verification

Ipsidy’s Time & Attendance App Uses Biometrics for Employee Verification

“… to make the system even more useful for administrators, Time by Ipsidy also takes advantage of Ipsidy’s Concierge app to enable fast, simple employee enrollment. . Ipsidy has launched a new biometric time and attendance tracking app that should help to make workforce management a lot more reliable and easy for administrators. Called Time…

Will Face Biometrics Authenticate Payments on Android Q?

Will Face Biometrics Authenticate Payments on Android Q?

It looks like Google is aiming to make facial recognition a more prominent component of its Android operating system for mobile devices, according to recent teardowns of the Beta 4 version of the forthcoming Android Q. The sleuthing found references in the mobile OS’s code to face-based authentication. And while Google had implemented support for…

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