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ID4AFRICA 2019 Documentary- Johannesburg, South Africa

A look at this years 5th ID4AFRICA meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa. Music: Brighten Your Day by Mixaund | https://mixaund.bandcamp.com Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com    

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Fingerprints, G+D collaborate to launch contactless biometric payment card integrating T-Shape

World-leading biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints™) and Giesecke + Devrient Mobile Security (G+D), a global mobile security technology company, are collaborating to bring contactless biometric payment cards to the market. The card features Fingerprints’ T-Shape™ module which is part of the 1300-series. It has ultra-low power consumption and is tailored to be integrated in smartcards […]

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Cognitec’s Face Recognition Enhances Digital ID Services for Dutch Driver’s License Applications

Cognitec is working with RDW, the Netherlands Vehicle Authority, to provide a digital application platform for the renewal of drivers’ licenses. The platform is now operational in 15 municipalities, growing to 30 municipalities during 2019, for almost 25% of Dutch residents. In 2020, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management will evaluate the system to […]

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SECOIA presents at ID4Africa groundbreaking solution toolbox for rugged credentials

SECOIA is present at the fifth annual ID4Africa conference, leading the CROC-Systems Consortium on various exhibitors stands. The meeting of the movement of the same name campaigns to achieve ID-for-all on the African continent, and will be held from 18th to 20th June 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. In line with the UN Sustainable Development […]

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The Human Touch: Biometrics Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

By Christian Fredrikson, CEO, Fingerprints. For thousands of years, humanity has used fingers to express itself. Crossing one’s index and middle fingers in the West means good luck, India’s intricate hand mudras indicate everything from no fear to reverence, and a thumb down signalled bad news for Rome’s gladiators. Today, however, we’re doing even more […]

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Canada enhances public safety with Gemalto fingerprint identification solution

Gemalto, a Thales company, will implement the Canadian Department of National Defence’s (DND) first Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) to increase security and reliability in the collection and verification of fingerprint records. A recent initiative undertaken by the Government of Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to advance public safety measures has led […]

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Keep Calm and Fintech on

By Lina Andolf-Orup, Senior Director, Fingerprint Cards The UK is at the forefront of the financial services revolution. With one of the world’s highest contactless card adoption rates, a thriving challenger bank community and successful open banking initiatives, it’s no surprise the nation’s fintech industry generates around £20 billion in annual returns. Championing a consumer-centric […]

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Natwest launches biometric payment card trial using Fingerprint’s technology

As part of a national trial NatWest is piloting cutting edge, biometric fingerprint technology with 200 customers. The trial is due to begin in the coming weeks. Customers will use their fingerprint to verify transactions over £30, increasing security and making it easier for customers when paying for goods or services at the tills as […]

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