identification

Onfido to Lead ID Training Course for INTERPOL

Onfido to Lead ID Training Course for INTERPOL

“Among the more specific topics to be addressed in the INTERPOL workshop will be the mechanical and digital printing techniques used to produce – and spoof – official identity documents, new security mechanisms, and 2D vs. 3D document checks.” Onfido is getting a high-profile opportunity to showcase its identification expertise. The company has announced that…

Yoti Has Two Major Partnerships, Other New Developments in the Pipeline

Yoti Has Two Major Partnerships, Other New Developments in the Pipeline

“The partnerships point to a substantially higher profile for Yoti, whose authentication technology revolves around selfie-based facial recognition and document reading through a standard smartphone camera.” A year after its official launch, Yoti is offering a preview of what’s next, promising a major new partnership and enhancements to its mobile app. In a blog post,…

INTERVIEW:  John E. Ahrens, CEO, Veratad

INTERVIEW: John E. Ahrens, CEO, Veratad

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently interviewed John E. Ahrens, CEO of Veratad, a world class provider of age and identity verification solutions. The conversation begins with discussion of the company’s origins involving the convergence of online banking and payments with age verification technology. Ahrens proceeds to outline Veratad’s product lineup, including its document…

Safaricom to Implement Biometric SIM Registration

Safaricom to Implement Biometric SIM Registration

A major East African telecom is preparing to implement biometric registration for customers who want to swap SIM cards into new devices. Announcing the plans to media, Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore explained that the idea is to curb fraud. One such criminal incident recently led to the arrest of 22 individuals, including Safaricom staffers, according…

Acuant Wins Patent for Document Reading Solution

Acuant Wins Patent for Document Reading Solution

“It’s an important component of Acuant’s AssureID solution, which combines document reading with facial recognition to verify that a piece of ID does indeed pertain to an end user.” Acuant has further extended its IP portfolio with the awarding of a new patent for its identity document processing technology. Entitled “System and methods for remote…

Adobe Lightroom Upgraded with Facial Recognition

Adobe Lightroom Upgraded with Facial Recognition

Adobe Lightroom, the professional photo editing program, has been upgraded with a slew of new features including facial recognition, according to a PCMag article by Michael Muchmore. The new version is called Lightroom CC and is available via an Adobe Creative Cloud Photography subscription or as a standalone purchase. The program offers other features as…