Author Archives | Steve Atkins

Africa paves the way for worldwide recognition of International Identity Day – September 16

Ahead of the 2nd Anniversary subsequent to the call to observe September 16 as International Identity Day, nations across Africa have been actively preparing campaigns to commemorate the special day this coming Monday. These include plans for public awareness events, media engagements, seminars, conferences, festive celebrations, and a history-making move undertaken by Nigeria last week […]

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Biometric payments – bank priorities vs consumer perceptions

By Lina Andolf-Orup at Fingerprints.  When it comes to new payments technologies, it’s often difficult to know what consumers are thinking, and banks have a lot on their plates. When introducing new solutions and services, aligning a bank’s transformation strategy with the desires of consumers is an interesting chart to plot. Following our consumer research, […]

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CodeMeter licensing power facilitating access to the future of mobility driven by Vector

Wibu-Systems, a security technology leader in the global software licensing market, and its SAP integration partner Informatics Holdings have implemented CodeMeter, a world-leading software protection and licensing solution, for Vector, a premier independent producer of software tools and embedded components for the automotive industry. Wibu-Systems’ flagship CodeMeter licensing, protection, and securitytechnology enables Vector to protect […]

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Precise expands its offering for secure digital identity with biometric facility access

Precise expands its offering for secure digital identity, Precise YOUNiQ to include convenient and secure biometric access to facilities. The technology behind the service is based on artificial intelligence, which confirms the individual’s identity through its unique facial features. Precise YOUNiQ integrates facial recognition with the door access system to conveniently and securely grant access […]

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Infineon launches OPTIGA™ Trust M to improve security & performance of cloud connected devices and services

Hardware-based trust anchors are key for connected applications and smart services, whether for a robotic arm in the smart factory or automated air conditioning in a private home. The new OPTIGA™ Trust M solution from Infineon Technologies AG helps manufacturers to enhance the security of their devices while at the same time improving overall system […]

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cryptovision @ ID4AFRICA 2019

At this years’ ID4AFRICA, Silicon Trust caught up with cryptovision’s Adam Ross who spoke to us about how cryptovision is able to take multiple different identity devices and converge them onto a single identity card. Watch the video as Adam explains what this means in practise. #cryptovision

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Precises’ fingerprint software sees first integration with Asian partner Egis Technology

Precises’ software for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices, Precise BioMatch® Mobile has been deployed in a series of devices, integrated in an optical under-display fingerprint sensor from the leading fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egis). Following the licensee agreement with Egis, the integration is expected to generate approximately 10 MSEK in revenue during second half […]

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Thales launches its new Gemalto Digital ID Wallet – an identity revolution in your smartphone

With Thales’s new Gemalto Digital ID Wallet, governments will issue a secure digital version of official documents including identity cards, health cards and drivers licenses, available to all citizens on their smartphones. Citizens will therefore be able to prove who they are, both online and in the ‘real world’, and access their rights and services […]

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