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IDnow Reports Ten-Fold Increase in Authentication Transactions Over Past Six Months

IDnow Reports Ten-Fold Increase in Authentication Transactions Over Past Six Months

“In announcing the tenfold growth in the use of AutoIdent, IDnow cited a few key factors in driving customer interest: new business models, heightened security efforts, and increasing digitization.” IDnow is reporting a 1000 percent increase in transaction volumes for its AutoIdent authentication solution over the past six months. Developed in collaboration with DERMALOG, AutoIdent…

Passbase Launches Codeless Biometric Onboarding Solution

Passbase Launches Codeless Biometric Onboarding Solution

Passbase has launched a new biometric authentication solution to help organizations that are trying to update their digital security practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company’s web-based platform utilizes facial recognition with 3D liveness detection to compare an image of a customer to the image on an official government ID. In that regard, the technology…

Regula Document Verification Helps Portuguese Border Authorities Adapt to COVID-19

Regula Document Verification Helps Portuguese Border Authorities Adapt to COVID-19

Portuguese border authorities have managed to rapidly adapt their procedures to the COVID-19 age with help from document verification specialist Regula. The company worked with Portugal-based Present Technologies to develop a mobile app solution for the Portuguese Immigration and Borders Service (“SEF”). With the integration of the Regula Document Reader SDK, the SEF mobile app…

Yoti to Verify Child Trust Fund Beneficiaries’ IDs

Yoti to Verify Child Trust Fund Beneficiaries’ IDs

OneFamily has announced that Child Trust Fund beneficiaries will be able to use the Yoti app to prove their identity when claiming their accounts. The trust funds in question were introduced as part of a 2005 UK initiative to encourage families to save money for their children, which created a trust fund for every child…

ID Talk: Fighting Fraud with Digital Onboarding

ID Talk: Fighting Fraud with Digital Onboarding

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the trend toward remote work and mobile services, and along with that comes an increasing threat of fraud. That’s why we are seeing a massive demand for remote onboarding technologies, verifying user identities and anchoring trust for future transactions. That is the starting point of today’s episode of ID Talk,…

Yoti Provides Digital Identity Services for Co-op

Yoti Provides Digital Identity Services for Co-op

Yoti will be providing biometric onboarding services for Co-op’s community support program. The cooperative organization is one of the UK’s biggest food retailers with more than 2,500 locations across the country, and also offers insurance, legal advice, and other services to its customers. The partnership with Yoti specifically concerns Co-op’s community co-operate platform, which consolidates…

ID Talk: The Post-Password Future with Onfido

ID Talk: The Post-Password Future with Onfido

April is ID Evolution Month at FindBiometrics, during which we are placing a featured focus on the cutting edge technologies and prevalent trends shaping the identity and biometrics industries. That’s why on this latest episode of ID Talk, co-host Susan Stover interviews Kevin Trilli, Chief Product Officer, Onfido. The conversation begins on the topic of…

Biometric eWallets Can Aid COVID-19 Stimulus, says Everest CEO

Biometric eWallets Can Aid COVID-19 Stimulus, says Everest CEO

“Security and trust would be established in this system through the use of biometric onboarding. Each user would submit a selfie and pictures of their official government ID through a mobile app, with facial recognition being used to compare the images and confirm that they match.” With government authorities scrambling to figure out how to…

Jumio Targets Gaming Industry Through New Partnership with Playtech

Jumio Targets Gaming Industry Through New Partnership with Playtech

Jumio is hoping to extend its reach in the gaming industry through a new partnership Playtech. Playtech is a leading provider of gaming technology that works with companies throughout the gaming world, from live casinos to virtual sports and poker. Jumio will specifically be joining Playtech’s Software-as-a-Service (SAAS) programme, which gives Playtech customers access to…

AU10TIX is the Latest Member of the FIDO Alliance

AU10TIX is the Latest Member of the FIDO Alliance

AU10TIX has become the latest member of the FIDO Alliance. The authentication startup believes that FIDO membership will give it a greater voice on the international stage, especially as the FIDO Alliance continues to advocate for passwordless security and identity solutions. “Providing safer and compliant solutions requires us to be at the forefront of global…

Onfido and SecureKey Team Up on Comprehensive Identity Verification

Onfido and SecureKey Team Up on Comprehensive Identity Verification

SecureKey and Onfido have joined forces in an effort to provide customers with a more comprehensive identity verification on solution. The joint offering will blend SecureKey’s real-time authentication tech with Onfido’s document and facial recognition. Onfido’s platform uses facial biometrics to compare a selfie to the photo on an official government ID document. Doing so…

iGaming Company Picks AU10TIX for Identity Verification

iGaming Company Picks AU10TIX for Identity Verification

Another online gaming platform has adopted AU10TIX’s identity verification solution. The iGaming company Aspire Global will deploy AU10TIX’s technology to onboard new customers and provide ongoing authentication.   The AU10TIX platform uses document recognition to verify a customer’s photo ID, and then compares the photo on that ID to a selfie of the user. The solution…

Jumio Picks Up Three Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

Jumio Picks Up Three Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

Jumio has once again walked away with an armful of prizes at the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. The company took home a total of three awards, including a gold medal for AI Security and a silver medal for Fraud Prevention. It also took home a second gold medal in the Fastest Growing Company category for companies…

Jumio Named Top Compliance Solution at 2019 SBC Awards

Jumio Named Top Compliance Solution at 2019 SBC Awards

Jumio has picked up one more award to put on its increasingly crowded mantle. The company’s identity verification platform has been named the Fraud & Compliance Solution of the Year at the 2019 SBC Awards. The accolade wraps up a stellar 2019 awards campaign that began with a BIG Innovation Award in February and continued…

Trulioo Brings ID Verification Tech to Ghana and Nigeria

Trulioo Brings ID Verification Tech to Ghana and Nigeria

Trulioo’s mobile identity verification services are now available to customers in Nigeria and Ghana. The news will greatly expand Trulioo’s presence in Africa, and facilitate its efforts to raise financial inclusion through the creation of secure digital identities. “Financial institutions are reluctant to do business with citizens who lack a verified digital identity, as it…

Keesing Releases New Selfie-Based Onboarding Solution

Keesing Releases New Selfie-Based Onboarding Solution

Keesing Technologies has released a new web API that was built to facilitate the remote onboarding of new customers for financial institutions. The solution is part of the company’s broader AuthentiScan suite, and leverages document reading and facial recognition capabilities. To that end, Keesing is a document verification specialist with a reference database that includes…

Simeio Unveils Identity Vault App with Facial Recognition Tech

Simeio Unveils Identity Vault App with Facial Recognition Tech

Simeio Solutions has released a new identity verification app that utilizes facial recognition to confirm the validity of an official government ID. The app has been dubbed the Simeio Identity Vault, and it is available for iOS and Android devices and through the web. Identity Vault was designed to lower the cost of identity proofing…

b-sharpe Turns to Onfido for Secure Onboarding

b-sharpe Turns to Onfido for Secure Onboarding

The Swiss company b-sharpe has turned to Onfido for secure onboarding and identity verification. b-sharpe is an online currency exchange platform that provides individuals and businesses with transparent pricing for currency exchanges. The company has cleared 1 billion Swiss Francs in transactions for 14,000 customers, and claims to save those customers around 70 percent when…

Acuant Upgrades Document Recognition Capabilities

Acuant Upgrades Document Recognition Capabilities

Acuant has upgraded its image capture and liveness detection capabilities. The improvements will lead to higher acceptance rates (and less abandonment) for people using the company’s selfie-based identity verification solutions. The company’s enhanced document recognition technology will be particularly important in that regard. The new technology will automatically recognize the type of document being used,…

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