strategic partnerships

Yoti and Native Protect Sigma Fans From Ticket Resellers

Yoti and Native Protect Sigma Fans From Ticket Resellers

Yoti is getting into the concert business through its partnership with Native. Native is an app that makes concert and event tickets more readily available to students, and it is teaming up with Yoti to promote a British tour featuring the DJ duo Sigma. While Sigma is the headlining act, the tour itself is set…

VSBLTY Launches Retail Pilot with Canadian Pharmacy

VSBLTY Launches Retail Pilot with Canadian Pharmacy

The computer vision specialist VSBLTY is moving forward with a two-month pilot program in collaboration with Canada’s Pure Integrative Pharmacy. Pure currently operates 16 pharmacies in British Columbia as part of the broader Overwaitea Food Group. The pilot will leverage VSBLTY’s VisionCaptor and DataCaptor software in an effort to boost customer engagement. The pharmacy is…

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…

Precise Licenses Innovatrics Facial Recognition Tech

Precise Licenses Innovatrics Facial Recognition Tech

Precise Biometrics has integrated facial recognition into its YOUNiQ access control platform through a new partnership with Innovatrics. The arrangement is part of Precise’s ongoing efforts to expand beyond fingerprint recognition and offer security solutions with full multimodal utility. To that end, Precise will pay Innovatrics an annual licensing fee to deploy its passive facial…

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…

This Week’s Top Stories: Mobile Biometrics, Startup Funding, Wearables, and More

This Week’s Top Stories: Mobile Biometrics, Startup Funding, Wearables, and More

The biometrics industry spans across a number of technologies, sectors, and verticals, and this week’s roundup of FindBiometrics’ top articles once again runs the gamut. If there is one dominant theme in this week’s roster, it may be mobile biometrics, which feature heavily in two of FindBiometrics’ most-read articles. One was our latest in-depth feature…

DongWoon ID Cards Secured by IDEX Biometrics

DongWoon ID Cards Secured by IDEX Biometrics

IDEX Biometrics has announced that it will be supplying the fingerprint sensors for a new biometric ID card from DongWoon Anatech. The new cards are designed for access control, and will specifically leverage IDEX’s SmartFinger IDX 3200 dual-interface fingerprint sensor. DongWoon is a South Korea-based supplier of biometric algorithms, and will partner with a third-party card…

Precise Biometrics Looks to Boost Security with Cryptographic Hashing Tech

Precise Biometrics Looks to Boost Security with Cryptographic Hashing Tech

Precise Biometrics is looking to boost the security of its biometric algorithm solutions through a new partnership with Infinity Optics (or “IO”). The latter specializes in cryptography, particularly what is called ‘true biometric hash technology’. This technology is designed to turn a given biometric profile into a scramble of data – or a ‘hash’ –…

EV Group and DELO Form Manufacturing Partnership to Produce Optical Sensors

EV Group and DELO Form Manufacturing Partnership to Produce Optical Sensors

EV Group and DELO are looking to expand their presence in the biometric authentication and facial recognition market through a new partnership that will lead to the production of better optical sensors. EV Group specializes in wafer-level optics (WLO), nanoimprint lithography, and lens molding, while DELO is a provider of industrial adhesives. Together, the two…

Sensory Teams Up with Gyrfalcon to Boost Biometric Authentication Speed

Sensory Teams Up with Gyrfalcon to Boost Biometric Authentication Speed

Sensory has partnered with Gyrfalcon Technologies (GTI) in an effort to improve the performance of its TrulySecure biometric algorithms on edge devices. Gyrfalcon is a provider of AI accelerator chips that will reduce latency and dramatically increase authentication speed. GTI released its first Edge AI chip in 2017, and has since rounded out its portfolio…

Datasonic and Digent Place Focus on Biometrics with New Joint Venture Company

Datasonic and Digent Place Focus on Biometrics with New Joint Venture Company

Datasonic and Digent have teamed up to form a joint venture company that will work to develop “next generation biometric applications.” Datasonic will be the majority shareholder with a 60 percent stake in the company, which has been dubbed Datasonic Digent Sdn Bhd (DDSB). Digent will control the remaining 40 percent of the venture. Datasonic…

BIO-key Adds African Tech Institute to CAP Distribution Program

BIO-key Adds African Tech Institute to CAP Distribution Program

The Technology Transfer Institute of Africa (TTI) is the latest addition to BIO-key International’s Channel Alliance Partner (CAP) program. First launched in September, the CAP program is geared towards resellers and security providers in an effort to build a distribution network for BIO-key’s entire portfolio of biometric security solutions. The partnership with TTI is specifically…

Parascript and Precodata Offer Signature Verification to Banks in South America

Parascript and Precodata Offer Signature Verification to Banks in South America

Parascript’s anti-fraud technology will now be available to South American banks thanks to a new partnership with Precodata, a company that provides printing and software solutions for financial organizations across the continent. The new deal specifically concerns Parascript’s SignatureXpert and CheckPlus International solutions, both of which will be offered to Precodata customers through the new…

TECH5 Partners with Pepper & Ink for Mobile ID Solution

TECH5 Partners with Pepper & Ink for Mobile ID Solution

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition TECH5 has teamed up with Pepper & Ink Technologies to release a new ID storage app that eliminates the need for a physical identity card. The mobile app blends Pepper & Ink’s compression technology with TECH5’s facial recognition tech to encode identifying information – including face biometrics – as a…

Yoti Stamps Galaxkey Emails with an Extra Layer of KYC Security

Yoti Stamps Galaxkey Emails with an Extra Layer of KYC Security

Yoti is looking to cut down on phishing fraud through a new partnership with Galaxkey. Galaxkey is a data protection platform that allows users to send encrypted emails that meet the highest government and banking standards. Partnering with Yoti will allow Galaxkey to provide an even greater level of trust. When sending an email, Galaxkey…

Zwipe and G+D Developing New Biometric Payment Device

Zwipe and G+D Developing New Biometric Payment Device

“We have selected Zwipe because of their proven ability to integrate biometrics with payment functionalities into an extremely space and energy-constrained environment.” – Gabrielle Bugat, Group Senior Vice President, Head of Business Unit, Financial Services, G+D Mobile Security Zwipe and Giesecke + Devrient Mobile Security (or “G+D”) are teaming up on a new payment device,…

Zwipe Gets Another Asia-based Biometric Cards Partner

Zwipe Gets Another Asia-based Biometric Cards Partner

Zwipe is teaming up with the Southeast Asian card manufacturer dz card to develop biometric payment cards for that market. dz card will take advantage of Zwipe’s biometric technology and expertise, especially when integrating its biometric payment platform and its user-friendly at-home enrollment services.  The cards themselves are being designed to meet the specific needs…

Smart Lighting, Biometric Surveillance Specialists Team Up to Deliver Security Solution in Mexico City

After an initial trial phase, Philadelphia-based VSBLTY and Mexico City’s Energetika have announced a formal agreement concerning the joint deployment of their smart city solutions. Essentially, the collaboration will see Energetika’s energy-efficient lighting technology combined with VSBLTY’s crowd analytics and facial recognition technology in urban public security deployments. The companies’ contract will run to August…

finleap Brings Ping An’s OneConnect Technology to Europe

finleap Brings Ping An’s OneConnect Technology to Europe

The Ping An Group’s OneConnect platform will soon be available in Europe thanks to a new strategic partnership with finleap connect, which manages the finleap FinTech ecosystem. Based in China, OneConnect is a comprehensive Software-as-a-Service company that provides financial institutions with AI, blockchain, cloud, and biometric capabilities. “We are impressed by OneConnect’s technical capabilities and…

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