Amazon is a company powerful enough to cause major shifts in any industry in which it operates. And now Amazon seems to be making new and bigger moves when it comes to biometrics and digital ID.
05 Feb, 2020Can Amazon biometric ID boost the tech’s appeal?
These days, the push toward better, more secure digital ID involves not just government but the global financial services sector. And a new paper promises to increase the pace of those efforts.
Australia is trying to get more from its national digital ID effort — and that could include age verification checks for porn. It’s part of a broader ID trend.
Interac is best known for its payment and debit card activities, but the Canadian organization is trying to get more involved in digital ID.
A request for vendor information from the federal agency signals the convergence of facial recognition technology and agents’ body cameras for better field work.
26 Nov, 2019Facial recognition helps find hurricane victims
As the Bahamas continues to recover from Hurricane Dorian, facial recognition backed by blockchain and digital ID are helping the effort to account for people still missing from that August storm.
The ‘myColorado’ digital ID mobile app will enable citizens to prove identity via a mobile driver’s license for law enforcement and age verification needs, and the ID will also authenticate users for a host of government services.