iProov announced that Lou Anne Alexander has joined the iProov Corporate Board as a non-executive director. Alexander spent more than 12 years with Early Warning® (EW), a fintech company owned by seven of the largest U.S. banks, where she led the U.S. launch of the Zelle Network® payment service. Alexander most recently served as chief product officer at EW, responsible for all identity verification services for new account openings, as well as a bank-sponsored digital identity service.
iProov announced that Ajay Amlani has been named SVP, Head of Americas. In this role, Amlani will be responsible for the expansion of iProov’s Genuine Presence Assurance® and Liveness Assurance™ technology in the region. With identity theft and cybercrime increasing dramatically in both North America and Latin America, the demand for secure online identity verification and authentication is soaring. Amlani will be enabling government and private sector organizations to implement multi-factor authentication and passwordless strategies with face biometric technology that maximizes security, usability, inclusivity and privacy.
Australians will soon be able to access digital government services online after proving their identity using face verification from biometric authentication leaders, iProov. Following an open tender process, iProov was selected to provide a liveness solution for myGovID. iProov’s Genuine Presence Assurance technology will enable Australians to set up their myGovID digital identity using a simple face scan on their mobile devices. This will provide access to a range of services, including managing tax returns and accessing health services.
Four million Singaporeans can now access digital government services online using facial verification implemented by iProov and Toppan Ecquaria for the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) under the pioneering National Digital Identity program. GovTech is the government agency driving Singapore’s digital government transformation and Smart Nation initiative. iProov and Toppan Ecquaria were selected following an open international tender.
iProov announced its partnership with self-sovereign identity (SSI) specialists, Evernym. Evernym is the market leader in SSI, working with over 100 organizations in the technology, government, nonprofit, finance, insurance, communications, and healthcare sectors to issue, accept and verify portable digital identity credentials. Based on the most advanced decentralized identity technology, Evernym’s Verity platform enables organizations and governments to issue, accept, and verify credentials with individuals that serve as digital proofs of one’s identity.
iProov announced that Acuant has integrated iProov into its platform to provide robust online face authentication services. Acuant, which provides identity verification services to all industries, selected iProov’s patented Flashmark technology to deliver the highest level of trust during the online authentication of a remote individual for customer onboarding, customer authentication, age verification, fraud prevention and regulatory compliance.
iProov announced that its technology is to be deployed by Dutch challenger bank Knab for its nearly 500,000 customers. Knab customers can now effortlessly authenticate themselves for a growing range of sensitive transactions using iProov’s patented Flashmark technology. The partnership with the online-only bank, which is owned by multinational life insurance, pensions and asset management firm AEGON, sees iProov collaborate with a challenger bank for the first time.
iProov announced that its technology has been deployed to verify users signing up to NHS login across Android and iOS. Following an initial launch on Android, iProov’s technology is now available on the iOS version of the NHS App. This enables users in England to create their NHS login remotely, securely and conveniently at a time when they need it most, removing the need for manual and in-person verifications.
iProov announced the launch of iProov Web, bringing genuine presence assurance to the web browser. Since 2018, over 3 million people have used iProov’s patented Flashmark technology in mobile apps to confirm their genuine presence. Users wanting to access a bank account or register for secure services simply hold their phone or another mobile device in front of their faces, and a unique colored illumination completes the genuine presence assurance.
Estonia’s ground-breaking Smart-ID becomes the first electronic ID service to include biometric authentication certified to the highest EU standard. iProov announced that its facial authentication technology is the first to achieve international digital identity conformance certification and has gone live in Estonia’s state-certified digital identity programme. This represents a world-first for biometric authentication, machine learning and cloud-based services.
iProov’s Verifier product is now available in a host of new physical environments, including kiosks. iProov has revolutionised the process of remote identity authentication, enabling banks and governments to authenticate customers and citizens via mobile or online app for access to secure services. This latest innovation enables organisations to use the same technology to offer secure, high-value transactions in low-security branches and other physical locations.
iProov™ announced that it has expanded its footprint in the U.S. market and opened a North American headquarters location in Catonsville, Maryland. Used for ID verification in applications such as onboarding and border control, and for strong customer authentication in banking, healthcare and enterprise access management, Flashmark is the company’s unique process for guaranteeing liveness and authenticity of an individual.