Humaniq has announced that it is joining the coordinating group led by the Biometrics Institute and will cooperate with other members on security, technology and ethics issues. Committed to a strong social mission, the Humaniq team will as a member of the institute to bring more attention to the security of personal data and the ethical issues of using biometrics.
The London-based blockchain firm leverages bio ID technology in its mobile application. Upon registration, the user in white-listed in countries (including Uganda, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, and Rwanda) and is required to take photographs of their faces to register and log-in. The company’s technology brings together behavioural and facial recognition, making it possible to use the Humaniq Application even on low-end mobile devices with Android 4.0.3. To strengthen user security, Humaniq has created a ‘proof-of-human’ approach based on behavioural analysis, user profile completion, the frequency and number of sessions and other actions.