Woman using Yoti's age estimation solution at the self checkout in a supermarket

Yoti digital age verification trialled at supermarkets

Last year, UK supermarkets – including Asda, Morrisons, Tesco and The Co-op – trialled our digital age verification at self-checkouts in a scheme run by the Home Office. During the trial, shoppers in participating stores could try two new ways to prove their age: Facial age estimation technology: shoppers purchasing alcohol looked at a camera on the self checkout and age estimation technology estimated their age. A privacy-preserving solution, it didn’t require any personal details or ID documents, and all images were instantly deleted once someone received their estimated age. If the system detected they looked younger than the set

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Robin Tombs Named Amongst the Startup Elite in the Top 100 Startups, Businesses, and Entrepreneurs in 2022

November 30, 2022, LONDON, United Kingdom – We are delighted to announce that Robin Tombs, CEO of Yoti, has been awarded fifth place in the Top 100 Startups, Businesses, and Entrepreneurs in 2022 by TechRound, the UK’s fastest growing startup and tech news site. The competition followed a round of judging from an expert panel: James Mercer (tayp), Stephanie Affleck (Little Fashion House), Alex Buttle (Motorway), Jeffrey Faustin (Jenson Funding Partners), and Sabrina Chevannes (Complex Creative). The judges said: “With just over 3,000 applications this year, we were all blown away by the quality of entries including startups that operate in multiple countries

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Talao partners with Yoti

We’re pleased to announce a partnership with Talao, the Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) Platform. Talao enables European companies and citizens to build a new future where their data and digital identities stay safe and owned by the individual.  Talao has just launched Altme, an innovative digital wallet built on SSI technology. Altme wallet enables users to self-manage their digital identities, without depending on third-party providers like platforms or institutions. Just like a physical wallet, in which it is possible to carry ID cards and funds, Altme digital wallet can be used to gather and manage digital credentials and digital assets. Thanks

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Yoti is now an accredited Living Wage Employer!

We’re joining a movement of thousands that believe in a fair day’s pay We’re proud to announce that Yoti has received accreditation and joined thousands of organisations, businesses and people across the UK that support the real Living Wage. So what is it? It’s the only UK wage rate voluntarily paid by businesses who believe their staff deserve a pay that allows them to earn enough to live on and meet their everyday needs. Yoti has always been completely committed to the welfare of our staff and we value everybody across the company. We pay £11.05+ an

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Yoti and Post Office gain UK government approval as certified identity provider for DBS, Right to Work and Right to Rent checks

Yoti and Post Office gain UK government approval as certified identity provider for DBS, Right to Work and Right to Rent checks

We are delighted to announce that Yoti and Post Office are the first to be a certified digital identity service provider (IDSP) under the UK Digital Identity & Attributes Trust Framework, for Right to Work, Right to Rent and criminal records checks.   A significant milestone for Yoti and digital identity This announcement marks the first time that a digital identity app has been approved by the UK government, and our partnership with Post Office has enabled us to bring a unique identity offering to the market. The Yoti and EasyID reusable digital ID apps give people straightforward way to

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Yoti age estimation approved by German regulator KJM for the highest level of age assurance covering 18+ adult content

We are delighted to announce that Yoti’s Facial Age Estimation technology has now been approved by the German regulator, KJM, for the highest level of age assurance. This means it can now be used for 18+ adult content.   In November 2021, Yoti’s Facial Age Estimation technology was approved for 16+ (erotic) content so today’s news is a significant new development as it demonstrates that our technology has passed the highest levels of regulatory scrutiny in Germany. This is the first time age estimation has been approved for use by any regulator at the highest level for the sensitive area of

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