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WISeKey Announces Blockchain-Based Mobile Identity Platform

WISeKey Announces Blockchain-Based Mobile Identity Platform

“…WISeKey emphasized its compliance with the United Nations’ ID2020 program, an initiative aimed at extending official identity systems to everyone in the world, with an estimated 1.3 billion people currently thought to be undocumented, a status that can seriously hinder the ability to access vital government services.” Geneva-based WISeKey has announced a new “Universal Decentralized…

WISeKey Tech to Protect IriTech IP

WISeKey Tech to Protect IriTech IP

Iris recognition specialist IriTech is adopting WISeKey security for its government ID activities: The companies have announced that the latter’s VaultC secure elements solutions will be used to help protect IriTech’s intellectual property. The partnership appears to have been prompted by IriTech’s work on Aadhaar, India’s pioneering national biometric ID program. IriTech provides iris recognition technology…

Biometric Credentials Incorporated into Blockchain App

Biometric Credentials Incorporated into Blockchain App

WISeKey has announced a new edition of its WISeID blockchain app. Called WISeID 6, the app incorporates biometric credentials to help validate the digital identities of users. Supported biometric modalities include facial and fingerprint recognition, which complement a master password tied to each user. The aim is to ensure that users are who they say…