Bill Gates funding Digital ID research
The Alan Turing Institute cooperates with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve digital identity solutions. Check out the program page for more details.
NIST to benchmark facial recognition on faces with masks
Everybody in biometrics is looking at NIST benchmarks and now they want to test facial recognition algorithms on face images occluded with masks, which became really important over past months.
Some questions for remote onboarding
It is always good to think about the worst case scenarios and here is a short summary of concerns when using selfies for remote onboarding. Of course, it is always important to strike some balance between security, usability and potential risk of breaking the checks.
Digital banking in Slovakia
Slovakia is one of the leaders when using newest technology in banking including biometrics. Here is an interview with one of the major baking system supplier Softec
Identity management done right
Biometrics is usually part of identity management solutions and ZDNet has done great job summarizing the nuances and issues of identity management systems.
Google requires proof of identity
Marketers using Google services will be required to confirm their identity and location to limit frauds.