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Yoti Selects its Digital Identity Research Fellows

Yoti Selects its Digital Identity Research Fellows

“The program promises to shed light on a number of issues pertaining to digital identity, and may also help to raise Yoti’s profile as a provider of digital identity solutions based primarily on mobile and facial recognition technologies.” This past spring, Yoti announced a new Fellowship Programme aimed at fostering research into under-explored areas of…

NEXT Biometrics Teams with RuPay-Certified Card Maker

NEXT Biometrics Teams with RuPay-Certified Card Maker

“…we are in the process of building a sustainable network with leading players in the smart card ecosystem to commercialize biometric dual interface technology in the banking sector and beyond.” – Alain Faburel, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, NEXT Biometrics NEXT Biometrics has another partner in the emerging biometric payment cards market: The company has…

Canadian Bankers Association Makes Case for Aadhaar-style Digital ID

Canadian Bankers Association Makes Case for Aadhaar-style Digital ID

The Canadian banking sector’s leading business association is calling for the creation of a digital identity system for use in the nation’s financial services. Founded toward the end of 1891, the Canadian Bankers Association is an integral position in the discourse between the country’s banks and government authorities. And it has published a new video…

Fingerprints Teams With Identity Devices in Bid to Expand Reach

Fingerprints Teams With Identity Devices in Bid to Expand Reach

“…Identity Devices will leverage fingerprint and iris scanning technology from Fingerprint Cards through their multi-year partnership. Sweden-based Fingerprint Cards has teamed up with a compatriot in the biometric authentication space in its latest bid to expand its reach beyond the mobile sector. Its new partner is Identity Devices, a firm founded by former FIDO Alliance…

Police in Telangana Armed with Mobile Face Recognition

Police in Telangana Armed with Mobile Face Recognition

Police in the Indian state of Telangana are now using mobile facial recognition technology in the field. The new system is designed to let police use a mobile app to scan the faces of suspected criminals, unidentified bodies at crime scenes, missing children, or other individuals. Those scans are then compared against images from the…

INTERVIEW: NEXT Biometrics CEO Ritu Favre

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently had the opportunity to speak with Ritu Favre, CEO of NEXT Biometrics. The conversation starts with a review of her first year as the company’s leader and her major accomplishments in the role. The conversation moves on to the major security benefits of NEXT’s large area sensors and…

PKI Partner to Promote FIDO in India

PKI Partner to Promote FIDO in India

An important new partnership could help to significantly extend the reach of FIDO Alliance authentication standards in India. The cross-industry consortium has announced that it has established “a mutual liaison relationship” with India PKI Forum, a non-profit organization under the auspices of the Indian Ministry of Information Technology’s Controller of Certifying Authorities agency. IPKI offers…

NEXT Biometrics Technology Certified for Aadhaar Use

NEXT Biometrics Technology Certified for Aadhaar Use

“Looking to next steps, the company says it will begin selling its Scallop 3023-U fingerprint readers for Aadhaar projects later this year, and will sell 2023-U sensor modules designed for use in devices like POS terminals in the first half of 2019.” NEXT Biometrics has received STQC certification for its fingerprint sensor technology, paving the…