iProov Appoints Chief Product Officer

iProov has appointed Peter James as Chief Product Officer and a member of the Senior Leadership Team. In his new role at iProov, Peter will be responsible for leading the company’s product strategy and development. He will work closely with the leadership team to ensure that iProov’s products continue to meet the market’s needs and deliver value to customers. With more than 20 years of experience as a product leader with a background in development and pre-sales, Peter has built and run product management functions in both B2B and B2C organizations.

iProov Appoints Leo Curran to Lead Global Partnerships and Alliances and Accelerate its Partner-Focused Strategy

iProov has announced the appointment of Leo Curran to the position of Vice President of Global Partnerships and Alliances as it seeks to significantly expand its partnership ecosystem and accelerate growth and innovation in the digital identity sector. Leo joins iProov with an impressive track record of building and scaling technology companies in senior operational and go-to-market roles for high-growth companies such as Automation Anywhere and UiPath, and IT transformation and consulting services companies like TCS.

Wells Fargo and Zelle Network Veteran Lou Anne Alexander Joins iProov Corporate Board

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 Names Ajay Amlani as SVP, Head of Americas

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.

iProov Study: 90% of Americans Would Pay Extra to Renew Driver’s License Online

Americans are resoundingly in favor of renewing their driver’s licenses and other government documentation online, according to a new report from iProov. iProov, the world leader in providing face authentication technology to securely assure the identity of online users, commissioned a survey of U.S. citizens to gauge their appetite for digital services. A whopping 90% of respondents say they would pay an additional fee to renew their driver’s license online, while nearly a third (31%) admit to driving with an expired license.

Australian Taxation Office Extends National Digital Identity Program with Face Verification Technology from iProov

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.

Singapore Government Extends National Digital Identity Programme

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 Launches World’s First Global Threat Intelligence System for Biometric Assurance

iProov has launched the world’s first system of global threat intelligence for biometric assurance. The iProov Security Operations Centre (iSOC) combines technology, process and people to monitor and manage the rapidly evolving landscape of biometric cyber-crime. It further secures iProov’s Genuine Presence Assurance technology and protects organizations and individuals against the growing threat of AI-driven cyber-attacks, including deepfakes.

Why iProov Genuine Presence Assurance Doesn’t Use Selfies

Do you suffer from selfie anxiety? If so, you’re not alone. According to our survey, 34% of people in the UK and US class themselves as having selfie anxiety – either they don’t know how to take a selfie, or they don’t like how they look in them, or they just don’t like taking pictures of themselves. In fact, 63% of the people we surveyed said that they don’t like how they look on mobile video calls, which is selfie anxiety in all but name.

iProov Partners With Evernym to Simplify Onboarding and Device Binding for Personal Identity Management

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.

Acuant Integrates iProov Patented Biometric Authentication Into Its Trusted Identity Platform

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 to Provide Biometric Technology to Challenger Bank KNAB part of AEGON

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 to Provide Contactless Travel Entry for Eurostar as Part of Railway Innovation Initiative

iProov announced that its technology will be used to improve the speed and safety of train travel. Rail passengers using Eurostar services will be the first to take advantage of a facial biometric corridor to enable contactless journeys. The walk-through system will allow customers to complete ticket checks and border exit processes at St Pancras International station without needing to come into contact with people or hardware.

iProov Now Providing Facial Authentication for NHS Login Across Android and iOS

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 to Provide Biometric Technology for Estonia’s Digital Identity Program

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 Cross-platform Biometric Technology Now Available Beyond Mobile

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 Expands Its Presence in U.S. Biometric Security Market

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.