blockchain

Precise Biometrics Sets Date and Agenda for AGM

Precise Biometrics Sets Date and Agenda for AGM

Precise Biometrics has set a date and revealed the agenda for its Annual General Meeting, and it looks like the company is eager to get some incentives in place for its top leadership. Among the proposals for Precise Biometrics’ shareholders to vote on is a reverse share split, in which ten existing shares would be…

Tokenomica Turns to Blockpass for Identity Verification Services

Tokenomica Turns to Blockpass for Identity Verification Services

Tokenomica has announced that it will use Blockpass’s identity verification services to safeguard its Virtual Financial Asset (VFA) exchange and its token issuance platform. The Blockpass KYC Connect solution will make it easier for Tokenomica to onboard new customers for its crypto-exchange business. Based in Malta, Tokenomica is built on the Waves blockchain and curates…

New Age Banking Confex 2019

The New Age Banking Confex 2019 #NABConfex will discuss latest trends in Banking security, the rise of Open Banking in the Middle East and its impact on the existing banking system. This innovative confex will host 250+ BFSI leaders from the Middle East Region. Through a two-day format, we will discuss latest trends in Banking…

Denver Municipal Election Gets Mobile Voting Courtesy of Voatz

Denver Municipal Election Gets Mobile Voting Courtesy of Voatz

Active-duty military and overseas voters will be able to use their mobile phones to vote in Denver’s upcoming municipal election. The pilot program will utilize a blockchain-based voting platform designed by Voatz, which previously provided blockchain technology for mobile voting in municipal and general elections in West Virginia. The Denver news comes courtesy of Tusk…

Blockpass Teams Up With Blockchain Advisory

Blockpass Teams Up With Blockchain Advisory

Hong Kong’s Blockpass IDN has joined forces with Malta’s Blockchain Advisory (BCA) to develop a new blockchain ecosystem that will help set regulatory standards for the emerging digital landscape. The BCA is a group of tech regulatory specialists that has been pioneering blockchain policy with the Maltese government, while Blockpass is a digital identity application…

Yoti to Provide Secure Verification for Noku TokenRaise Blockchain Platform

Yoti to Provide Secure Verification for Noku TokenRaise Blockchain Platform

Noku TokenRaise is partnering with Yoti to give more people access to its blockchain technology. In a press release, the two companies announced that Noku TokenRaise customers will now be able to share verified information through Yoti’s secure digital identification app, which leverages facial recognition and document reading for authentication, making it even easier for…

ECU Supplier Partnership Gets WISeKey Connected Car Traction in China Market

ECU Supplier Partnership Gets WISeKey Connected Car Traction in China Market

“The partnership will revolve around WISeKey’s ISTANA platform, which is aimed at delivering certificate-based security to car makers.” Technology from Geneva-based WISeKey is poised to play a role in China’s growing connected car industry thanks to a new partnership with SINCODE, an automotive Engine Control Unit supplier based in the country. The partnership will revolve…

Payment Services Provider Brings Nuggets to Platform

Payment Services Provider Brings Nuggets to Platform

“…customers will be able to sign into their accounts using a fingerprint scan or facial recognition, offering greater convenience and stronger security since these credentials can be used to replace cumbersome passwords.” UK-based payment services provider Lateral Payment Solutions, or Latpay, has embraced the biometrics- and blockchain-based identity technology Nuggets. The latter’s technology has been…

Czech FinTech Startup Integrates Acuant’s Selfie Authentication Tech

Czech FinTech Startup Integrates Acuant’s Selfie Authentication Tech

Biometric technology from Acuant is going to be used to identify users of a new blockchain banking platform. The platform is being developed by XIXOIO, a FinTech startup based in Prague. Explaining the firm’s platform in a statement, XIXOIO founder Nikolay Rozhok said that it’s aimed at using the distributed ledger accounting of blockchain technology…

Civic’s Mobile ID App Integrated Into C-CURE 9000 Access Control Platform

Civic’s Mobile ID App Integrated Into C-CURE 9000 Access Control Platform

“Civic says that its Civic App uses biometric authentication, and that customer information is securely stored on a blockchain ledger.” San Francisco-based Civic has announced that its Secure ID Platform, or “SIP”, will be integrated with Johnson Controls’ C-CURE 9000 Security and Event Management Systems access control solution. The integration will allow properties using C-CURE…

Blockchain Platform Embraces Onfido Onboarding

Blockchain Platform Embraces Onfido Onboarding

“In order to streamline the customer onboarding process, the company will leverage Onfido’s remote authentication technology, which uses facial recognition and document reading to match an end user’s selfie image to the official identity documents they present.” Onfido‘s biometric and document reading technology has once again been embraced by a cryptocurrency specialist for customer onboarding.…

[Money20/20] Self-Sovereign Identity Takes Digital Identity Spotlight

[Money20/20] Self-Sovereign Identity Takes Digital Identity Spotlight

Money20/20’s “Digital Identity & Biometrics” track kicked off Sunday on an ambitious note, with Purple Tornado’s Heather Vescent introducing attendees to the concept of Self-Sovereign Identity. Vescent is the co-author, together with Kaliya Young, co-founder of the Internet Identity Workshop and the Personal Data Ecosystem Consortium, of the recent report, “Your Guide to Self Sovereign Identity“.…

WISeKey Announces Universal Decentralized Identification System

WISeKey Announces Universal Decentralized Identification System

“…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…

BlackBerry Brings Its Enterprise IT to Healthcare Sector

BlackBerry Brings Its Enterprise IT to Healthcare Sector

BlackBerry is taking a deep dive into the medical technology sector with the announcement of multiple new partnerships. One of them is with OneBio, a firm that is building a medical data platform based on blockchain, and designed to give end users substantial control over how they share their biodata with other individuals and organizations.…

EmTech Seeks to Leverage Biometric Hashing Tech from Trust Stamp

EmTech Seeks to Leverage Biometric Hashing Tech from Trust Stamp

EmTech is bringing biometric hashing technology from Trust Stamp to its Responsible Gold, G-Coin, and Emergent Payments platforms, the company has announced. The announcement comes a few months after the news that American and Mexican Attorneys General were working with Trust Stamp to leverage its biometric hashing technology to track individuals connected to illicit human…

IriTech Developing Authentication Device for Cryptocurrency Platform

IriTech Developing Authentication Device for Cryptocurrency Platform

“As a cryptocurrency user, I know that account security is paramount.”- El Asmar, CEO, Gigzi IriTech has teamed up with a cryptocurrency platform to develop a new iris-based security solution for its end users. Based in London, Gigzi is developing a blockchain-based cryptocurrency called Gigzi Black. It also offers digital currencies called Gigzi Metal that…

Distilled Analytics and Shyft Team to Develop Global Identity Platform

Distilled Analytics and Shyft Team to Develop Global Identity Platform

Two identity-focused tech firms have teamed up to develop a global identity platform based on blockchain technology. One of the firms, Boston-based Distilled Analytics, offers continuous authentication solutions based on end users’ digital activities. The other, Shyft Network, is developing a blockchain-based platform for identity verification. Together, the companies have announced Distilled Identity, a collaboration…

Gemalto Announces Mobile-Focused Digital ID Platform Based On Blockchain

Gemalto Announces Mobile-Focused Digital ID Platform Based On Blockchain

Gemalto has announced a new digital ID platform aimed at enabling end users to sign into a range of services with the same secure credentials. Dubbed the “Trust ID Network”, the platform is based on R3’s Corda, an enterprise-focused blockchain platform, helping to ensure the security of user data through decentralized storage. For end users,…

Indonesian Authorities Team with Digital Identity Platform to Improve Fuel Subsidy Program

Indonesian Authorities Team with Digital Identity Platform to Improve Fuel Subsidy Program

“With backing from the ID2020 digital identity alliance, the organizations are planning pilot projects that will assess how their new system can improve efficiency, transparency, and inclusivity for the National LPG Subsidy Program.” A new public-private partnership in Indonesia is looking to blockchain, biometrics, and mobile identity in order to improve the efficiency of a…

Pages
  • 1
  • 2