The new Health Pass service could help businesses control entry into building and shops via facial recognition and QR codes.
26 Aug, 2020U.K. digital ID tool passes big test
Officials give positive marks to effort involving Onfido, Deloitte and Evernym
Reusable, portable U.K. digital ID has passed a significant test, with Onfido, Deloitte and Evernym announcing positive results of a pilot involving the powerful Financial Conduct Authority. The three companies involved in the digital ID program said their next move is to “develop a production ready solution to launch in the UK market.” Such a […]
Digital ID technology, already on the upswing during the pandemic, has gained an even higher profile in recent weeks as governments try to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and reopen their societies using new tech such as digital ID immunity passports. One recent example comes from WISeKey International Holding Ltd. In July, the Switzerland-based cybersecurity […]
Fobs and geo-fencing work to keep employees far enough away from each other to reduce pandemic risk
Staying safe in a pandemic can be a confusing concept that is hard to achieve, especially for workers, but HID Global is using employee IDs for social distancing to help people stay apart — and healthy. HID says that it has made “landmark additions” to its Location Services Internet of Things ecosystem to prevent workplace […]
22 Jul, 2020Australian biometric ID launched for travelers
The program, backed by Unisys and IDEMIA, can handle 100,000 daily transactions, and also will be used for citizenship applications. The system facilitates the processing of legitimate travelers and is designed to support anticipated growth in visa applications, border clearances and applications for citizenship over the next 10 years.
30 Jun, 2020The future for banks and digital ID
A Mobey report says that banks could be a big player — if they learn a few new tricks
The synergy between banks and digital ID has long been discussed, and that trend is growing. Financial institutions, companies, and organizations that hope to influence the development of national digital ID efforts are striving to win larger roles as program operators and guardians of all that data. According to a recent report from the Mobey […]
Biometric authentication in recent years has moved well beyond fingerprints, with projects involving faces, irises and even biometric cardiac signatures picking up steam. That’s right, a person’s heart might provide authorities with a precise way to figure out who people are, and do it from a distance. The U.S. Defense Department reportedly is exploring that […]