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Yoti trials blockchain in property transactions with HM Land Registry

London, UK, 17th April 2019 – As part of HM Land Registry’s Digital Street research and development project, digital identity company Yoti has worked with the organisation and other partners on a blockchain prototype to show how buying and selling a house can be made simpler and quicker by demonstrating a digital transfer of ownership.  The sale of a semi-detached house in Gillingham, Kent, was used to show how the emerging technology could be used to reduce uncertainty and delays when buying a home. Stefan, the seller of the house in Gillingham who took part in the trial, said “It

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Robin Tombs and Julie Dawson during a televised interview with Kathy Ireland discussing revolutionising digital identifying solutions

Yoti features on Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland

Our CEO Robin and Director of Regulatory and Policy Julie had the pleasure of speaking to entrepreneur and CEO Kathy Ireland on her Worldwide Business show. They discussed the challenges we aim to solve, how Yoti can help protect children online and why digital identities will be integral to a safer future for businesses and individuals. You can read the interview below or watch the full interview here. Kathy: Julie how is Yoti solving these problems [of data breaches, fraud and identity theft]? Julie: Day in, day out we are asked to prove our age or identity – this could

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Yoti partners with biometric software company FaceTec

We’re on a mission to be the world’s trusted identity platform. This means our products must be built with the highest levels of security. So, we’ve partnered with FaceTec, the world leader in biometric face solutions. Introducing FaceTec’s ZoOm 3D Authentication to our products will give us the most effective anti-spoofing capabilities available, and be a strong addition to our existing security processes. Initially, we’ll integrate ZoOm into the online browser version of our age estimation technology Yoti Age Scan, a secure age-checking service that accurately estimates a person’s age by looking at their face. ZoOm’s unparalleled Liveness Detection –

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Making the Yubo app safer for users

Just in time for Safer Internet Day, we’re excited to announce our partnership with social networking app Yubo. Founded in 2015, Yubo is a platform for young people to form friendships online. Its mission is to create a safe space for teenagers and young adults to socialise and share content in a safe, responsible way. With over 20 million users, Yubo understands the immense challenge of ensuring that the community remains safe for everyone. They’ve been working to ensure that only individuals who are the correct age can access the app. That’s why Yubo has chosen Yoti and our age

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In the Spotlight with Gordon Scobbie, Regional Business Growth and Partnerships Executive

We’re very pleased to welcome Gordon Scobbie to the team, as Regional Business Growth and Partnerships Executive for Scotland. Gordon has a wealth of experience within the public safety and security sector operating at every level within UK policing. He also created a national policing portfolio to respond to challenges of the digital age, and set up his own company in 2013 to focus on social media and digital transformation. His experience and knowledge will be invaluable as we work with the Improvement Service in Scotland to help deliver digital services to citizens. We caught up with Gordon to chat

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Shaping the future of travel with Heathrow Airport

We have more big news to share with you this week. We’re excited to announce that we are involved in trials with Heathrow, to explore biometric travel for passengers. With annual passenger volumes rising, airlines and airports are looking to technology to transform airports as we know them, reducing queue times, increasing security standards and importantly, delivering an enhanced customer experience that puts them in control.   What we’re doing An initial proof of concept allowed participating Heathrow staff to use the Yoti app to share their verified passport information and facial biometric to check-in to their flight. The process

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