facial recognition

Jumio Go is Now Free for Eligible COVID-19 Responders

Jumio Go is Now Free for Eligible COVID-19 Responders

Jumio has announced that its Jumio Go identity verification platform will be available for free to organizations that are working to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The organizations that qualify for the service include (but are not limited to) healthcare providers, delivery services, and educational institutions. Those interested in the offer are invited to fill out…

OPPO Launches Reno3 Pro in Middle East with 64MP Camera, Facial Recognition

OPPO Launches Reno3 Pro in Middle East with 64MP Camera, Facial Recognition

Chinese tech company OPPO has announced the launch of its Reno3 Series of smartphones in the Middle East, featuring a 64MP camera and facial recognition for biometric security. “We are extremely excited to bring Reno3 Series to the Middle East market,” said OPPO President, Middle East and Africa Ethan Xue. “Many cutting-edge imaging technologies and design techniques…

HUMBL and DIPL Team Up to Provide India with Better Mobile Financial Services

HUMBL and DIPL Team Up to Provide India with Better Mobile Financial Services

The U.S. fintech company HUMBL is entering the Indian market through a strategic partnership with Digital India Payments Limited (DIPL). DIPL currently provides payment processing services at more than 30,000 locations in India, and at additional locations in Nepal, Bangladesh, the Maldives, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka. HUMBL, meanwhile, is a mobile payments specialist. The company…

New Apple Products Include iPad Pro with Lidar Scanner

New Apple Products Include iPad Pro with Lidar Scanner

Apple has unveiled some new products including an update to its entry-level MacBook Air laptop, and a new iPad Pro that comes equipped with a lidar scanner, which would bolster the popular tablet’s augmented reality capabilities. The 3D depth-sensing lidar — which stands for Light Detection and Ranging — scanner uses pulsed laser light to…

Apple Files Patent to Protect Privacy by Tracking User’s Gaze

Apple Files Patent to Protect Privacy by Tracking User’s Gaze

Tech giant Apple has recently filed a patent for a technology that protects the user’s privacy by tracking their gaze. The tech is referred to in the patent as “Gaze-dependent display encryption”, and relies on facial recognition to determine if the device owner is the one looking at the screen, and eye tracking to determine…

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…

Zenoo Onboarding Platform Gets ID R&D Liveness Detection Tech

Zenoo Onboarding Platform Gets ID R&D Liveness Detection Tech

Zenoo is turning to ID R&D to safeguard its digital onboarding platform. The company will specifically be deploying ID R&D’s IDLive Face solution, which adds an extra layer of passive liveness detection and is compatible with any facial recognition software. ID R&D argues that IDLive Face is more convenient than the alternatives, largely because the…

Infineon, Qualcomm Announce 3D Authentication Reference Design

Infineon, Qualcomm Announce 3D Authentication Reference Design

Infineon and Qualcomm have teamed up to develop a reference design for a new 3D authentication system. The system is built with Infineon’s REAL3 3D Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensor, and is based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform. The news comes shortly after the two companies unveiled a new 3D image sensor with VGA resolution…

iOS 14 Code Heralds Touch ID’s Return in Spring iPhone: Report

iOS 14 Code Heralds Touch ID’s Return in Spring iPhone: Report

We now have perhaps the strongest evidence yet that Apple is planning to bring back Touch ID, care of allegedly leaked operating system code obtained by 9to5Mac. The code indicates that Touch ID will return in a new iPhone slated for release this spring, which is expected to be called either the iPhone SE 2…

Clearview AI Let Investors Try its Biometric Identification App on a Personal Basis

Clearview AI Let Investors Try its Biometric Identification App on a Personal Basis

Clearview AI is in the news again. This time, the company is being flagged for having allowed wealthy investors to try its biometric identification app on a personal basis. The company has already generated more than its share of controversy, first when a New York Times report revealed that the company had been providing police…

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…

Onfido Listed as a Top 100 AI Startup by CB Insights

Onfido Listed as a Top 100 AI Startup by CB Insights

Onfido has been listed as one of the top 100 AI startups in the world in CB Insights’ annual AI 100 ranking. This is the fourth time that CB Insights has released the international list, which recognizes promising private companies that focus on AI. CB Insights evaluates companies based on criteria like patents, customer engagement,…

Clearview AI’s Developer Account Suspended from Apple’s App Store

Clearview AI’s Developer Account Suspended from Apple’s App Store

Clearview AI has run afoul of yet another Silicon Valley titan. Apple has suspended Clearview’s developer account for behavior that violates the company’s App Store policy guidelines. The suspension specifically relates to Clearview’s alleged abuse of the Apple developer program, which allows companies to share an app internally. The feature allows developers to preview and…

New Partnership Brings CyberLink’s Face Biometrics to AIoT Devices

New Partnership Brings CyberLink’s Face Biometrics to AIoT Devices

CyberLink has formed a strategic partnership with IEI Integration Corp. The alliance will bring CyberLink’s FaceMe facial recognition platform to IEI’s industrial computers, thereby extending its reach to AIoT devices in a broad range of industries and environments. FaceMe is expected to generate a 17.4x facial recognition performance increase when paired with the Mustang-V100-MX8 video…

New Agreements in Healthcare Sector are the Latest Signs of FacePhi’s APAC Expansion

New Agreements in Healthcare Sector are the Latest Signs of FacePhi’s APAC Expansion

New agreements in the APAC sector offer the latest signs of progress for biometric authentication specialist FacePhi. The agreements represent two prongs of a strategic effort. One is a partnership with NSSMART, a South Korean firm offering modernization services for the healthcare sector, while the second is NSSMART’s new agreement with a major South Korean…

Galaxy Note 10 Updated With Improved Facial Recognition, Gesture Support

Galaxy Note 10 Updated With Improved Facial Recognition, Gesture Support

Samsung has released an update for its Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ that contains improvements for facial recognition for use with face unlock features, as well as gesture support and other changes. The updates are listed as firmware versions N975FXXU2BTB5, N975FOXM2BTB3, and N975FXXU2BTB3, and are now rolling out to devices in Germany — the update was originally released…

Onfido Wins InfoSec Award for Fraud Prevention

Onfido Wins InfoSec Award for Fraud Prevention

Onfido has picked up the prize for Best Product for Next Gen Fraud Prevention at the 8th annual InfoSec Awards. The winners were selected by Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM), and were announced at this week’s 2020 RSA Conference in San Francisco. The InfoSec Awards were set up to acknowledge outstanding achievements in the cybersecurity space, with prizes…

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…

Trinamix Teams with Qualcomm to Bring Facial Recognition Tech to Android

Trinamix Teams with Qualcomm to Bring Facial Recognition Tech to Android

Trinamix, a subsidiary of the German chemical giant BASF, has announced a partnership with Qualcomm’s Software Accelerator Program to promote its facial recognition technology to Android phone manufacturers. Founded in 2015 by researcher Ingmar Bruder, Trinamix has a unique proprietary technology that uses the backscatter from infrared beams in combination with 2D infrared images and…

FacePhi Partners with Santander Argentina

FacePhi Partners with Santander Argentina

Another Argentinian bank has chosen to adopt FacePhi’s SelphID onboarding solution. The facial recognition specialist has announced that it is teaming up with Santander Argentina and Compusistem, the latter of which is the technological partner for the bank. SelphID uses face and document recognition to compare a selfie to the photo on an official ID…

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