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MATICLASS: Understanding Face Match

In the identity verification industry, Face Match belongs to the family of the biometric checks. The name pretty much explains what it is, but basically: computer technology that compares an image containing a face to one or more facial images. This establishes whether the faces likely belong to the same person, therefore verifying whether they are considered a match. This is a prominent feature for our clients since it’s super useful to ensure that the person in question is the same as in the documents submitted. It’s also one of the best ways to prevent fraudsters from accessing your platform.

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MATICLASS: Understanding Liveness Detection

In biometrics, Liveness Detection also sometimes referred to as Proof of Life is a test that corroborates a live person is present. Liveness is carried out through different algorithms that analyze data collected from the video the user uploads. This in order to determine whether the source is physically present or a spoof (spoof is a term used in our industry to say imitate, hoax or trick)

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How Automated Identity Verification Can Help You Reduce Incidents On Your App

As a founder or operator of a sharing or gig economy app, you are no stranger to the importance of a verified identity layer and the horrors that can come from its absence. Whether you’re a veteran or new to this space, we’re guessing the Black Mirror style stories we’ve outlined below are all too familiar. The happy ending? These stories don’t have to be this dark; and most are entirely preventable. Read on to find out how you can change the arc of these narratives for your business and end-users:

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Identity Verification: The real superhero combating fraud, chargebacks, and default rates.

Fake IDs have existed for many years and have been used by many people (maybe even you) for “harmless” reasons. I say harmless because I’m thinking of my teenage years when I would borrow my sister’s ID to buy beers for my friends or maybe get into a club. I guess this is why seeing a teenager borrowing an ID, or ordering a fake one to buy liquor is such a cliché in American teenage movies. Speaking of that, have a look at this masterpiece of a scene, coming straight from the 2007 comedy Superbad:

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5 Reasons Why Automatic Identification Will Help Your Company Earn Money

Mo’ money mo’ problems, except, not really. More money, more chances to scale, more business opportunities, and more clients. I really can’t recall anyone else besides Biggie Smalls complaining about having more money. It is true, however, that in order to make money you have to spend money; which is why today we’ll talk about the benefits of Identity Verification and how you can start making more money by implementing one.

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Live vs Digital onboarding: why trusting your eyes is not enough to prove the identity of your customers

A few days ago,  I was invited to a webinar (available here in replay for those who’d like to mock my Spanish :)) organized by my friends from @Kiban to debate how lending companies and banks can accelerate the release and launching of a digital product.   

During the webinar, one of the participants asked for my opinion on the following: “what do you think of the robustness of digital verification solution compared to traditional face to face verification, for example in a bank branch?”.

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