biometrics
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Facial recognition helps protect digital identities

Pairing facial recognition with social or behavioural information makes it more difficult to comprise an identity, says Trueface.

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New app helps users digitally prove who they are

The WhoYou app uses mobile biometric tech and algorithms to verify a person’s identity against the South African National Population Register.

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Home affairs eyes speedy rollout of biometric ID system

The ministry pins its hopes on an automated biometric identification system, as it looks to fight identity theft and ID duplication.

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Jul 15, 2019

Fujitsu consigns passwords to history with new PalmSecure biometric offering

Fujitsu introduces an extended range of PalmSecure-based biometric security solutions that makes biometric ID easy to use across a variety of day-to-day applications.

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Feb 11, 2019

Smartphones unleash the next biometric revolution

The mobile biometrics market will surge as smartphone owners increasingly use fingerprint, facial, speech and iris recognition for authentication.

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Post office taps local player for beneficiaries' biometrics

SAPO appoints an authentication provider to boost verification systems for welfare beneficiaries, amid fears SASSA's coffers will run dry.

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Capitec, FNB at loggerheads over biometrics claim

First National Bank claims to have this week launched the first ATMs that use biometric identification in SA; a claim Capitec strongly disputes.

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Mar 14, 2018

Balancing safety and convenience with biometrics

While biometric technology makes banking more convenient, it can also create a false sense of security.

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Mar 8, 2018

Altron subsidiary bags R220m post office tender

Bytes Systems Integration will provide biometrics support to the South African Post Office in its role as social grants paymaster.

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Feb 12, 2018

SA woman's 'non-existent' fingerprints captured

Fingerprint scanning technology reveals a Cape Flats woman's fingerprints for the first time.

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Feb 6, 2018

SA consumers ready to say goodbye to passwords

A Visa survey reveals more local consumers are interested in using biometric authentication as an alternative to traditional passwords.

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Jan 22, 2018

Ideco launches 'environment-resistant' fingerprint reader

The local biometrics firm has developed the reader specifically to withstand harsh outdoor environments.

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