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Want to build your voice biometrics experience? We have the code!

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In the previous months the GSMA Inclusive Tech Lab has worked with different mobile operators to make the Biometrics for All (B4LL) open platform live and functional. The B4LL innovation project aims to help reduce identification barriers, enabling the inclusion of ...

Introducing the new B4LL App: how biometrics technologies may change services for emerging markets

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In March earlier this year, we launched our Biometrics for All (B4LL) asset – a multimodal biometric showcase for enabling digital service providers to test different biometric solutions for multiple use cases in emerging markets; all using a safe environment. (More details ...

The opportunity of mobile biometrics: Lifting the barriers of digital inclusion in emerging markets

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More than one billion people in the world lack any form of legal identification and almost half of these are living in Sub-Saharan Africa. The lack of identification prevents them from accessing life-enhancing digital and financial services. There is a clear role for ...

Raising your voice: trialling voice recognition for mobile money

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For more than a billion people worldwide, the simple lack of a legal form of identification (ID) is excluding them from life-enhancing digital and financial services. Almost half of those living without an ID are in Sub-Saharan Africa. The need to provide digital identities ...

Biometric identification has a high potential for emerging markets

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In a previous blog, we highlighted the importance of biometric identification systems in emerging markets. Not only can biometric verification help to bring underserved groups (such as people with disabilities, those that are less literate, and users of marginal dialects and ...

A billion dollars a day: The 2018 Mobile Money Leadership Forum

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For the first time, Mobile 360 – Africa took place in Kigali, Rwanda – a country fast gaining a reputation for innovative use cases for mobile money. The event brought together over 840 attendees to connect and network with the brightest industry leaders in Sub-Saharan ...

Cheaper international money transfer at our fingertips (or eyeballs)

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This is a guest blog written by Sarah Hugo, Senior Project Manager at DMA, and was originally published on www.fsdafrica.org. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the GSMA. If you’ve ever been to Africa (or even the United States), chances are that you’ve ...