New Countries Expand Biometric Authentication

The following countries have adopted biometric authentication on their identification documents: Portugal: their identity cards are finally contactless, in line with the rest of European countriesIraq: biometric passports are being issued to the populationHonduras: new biometric passports after many years…

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Summarising Updates of our Global Coverage

The latest country to update its passports to the biometric version is Saint Lucia. Since the announcement of our Testnet, a number of additional countries have announced that they are issuing new identity documents (i.e., biometric identity cards and/or biometric…

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Adding a node to the blockchain

We premiere a novel method of privacy-preserving authentication for blockchains, Zero-Knowledge Proof-of-Identity (zk-PoI), enabling registration of blockchain nodes by anonymising Electronic Passports. Zero-Knowledge Proof-of-Identity has the following advantages compared to other methods of blockchain node registration (PoW/PoS/PoP/PoA/...): it’s the only…

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Announcing Pre-MainNet

Today, we are launching Pre-MainNet. Improvements over the previous release include: open-sourced codeglobal coverage has increased with dozens of new countries, including the standardization of biometric identity cards in the European Union (Regulation 2019/1157) which is one our main use…

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Secure and Regulatory Compliant Wallet

The European Parliament has just passed a bill to tackle money laundering with crypto-currencies. For our part, we would like to remind that our mobile app is the first and one the few that features an unhosted crypto-wallet compliant with…

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Additional countries with biometric IDs

The new year brings more countries with biometric IDs: Ghana will start the issuance of biometric passportsSeychelles will issue biometric passports by the end of this year Additionally, the Austrian Financial Market Authority will only allow to use NFC and…

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