Why choose us?
Eliminate unauthorised transactions
Validate transactions to ensure that your users are protected.
Improve compliance and security
Read and scan documents containing personal information with data security.
Enhance user experience
Let your customers upload documents in record time, enhancing UX.
Save time and reduce costs
Save time and money by reducing manual processing and admin work.
How it works?
The user initiates a transaction via the platform.
Once a payment request is made, the server sends an authentication request.
User authenticates with the biometric identity provided during sign-up.
The server checks if the biometric is a match and then acknowledges the transaction.
More on transaction authorisation?
Widespread payment fraud has made it necessary for financial services to implement a strict mode of authentication. Along with numerous biometric authentication methods for a user to access their payment accounts, financial institutions now require customers to authenticate themselves while initiating transactions. This helps firms establish the identity of those initiating payments and reduce the risk of fraudulent transactions.
Latest Authentication updates
How facial recognition is changing digital identity?
An award-winning team
uqudo is proud to be recognised by some of the world’s most distinguished organisations.
Here’s what people say about us
CEO Get Equity
After our research, we found uqudo to be by far the best AML provider and we are confident that they will help us push our business forward as we grow.
CEO/Director General Smart Africa
Digital ID, data governance and cross borders e-payments are critical to advance the digital transformation we want for Africa. Therefore, welcoming uqudo to the alliance is clearly aligned with our ambitions. Their expertise and experience will be a great asset to our organisation.
Chief Strategy Officer Staex
Authentication and authorization are mission-critical components. Staex provides a dynamic lightweight network layer for new digital collaborators such as public-private engagements while uqudo offers proven digital identity technology. The combined solution safeguards our lives and actions in the digital world.
Strategic Advisor TECH5
From a strategic point of view for TECH5, uqudo is a great partner for the integration of both companies’ offerings to create unparalleled digital KYC and National Identity programs in the Middle East, Africa, and other regions. In addition, we appreciate access to uqudo’s expertise as a full-service provider in the space of digital onboarding and authentication.
Chief Transformation Officer Sohar International
I’ve seen the uqudo platform working first hand and it’s extraordinarily compelling, especially if you are looking for an incredibly seamless onboarding/ID verification process.
Founder & CEO FinaMaze
What made us choose Uqudo as our digital identity partner is their clear and fast integration process and the constant availability and efficiency of their support team. The client ID verification and video selfie is user-friendly and convenient making our onboarding process quasi-instant.
Board Advisor uqudo
It is an honor and great fun, working with a company like uqudo! I‘m fascinated not just by their great talent and tech & market expertise … but especially by their passion. For their products, their customers and the restless willingness to go beyond. All this resulted already in impressive successes – looking forward to working with the team, to truly ‘own’ the region and grow beyond.
What is Biometric Authentication?
Every individual is unique and through the use of biometrics, we can use aspects of uniqueness to authenticate a person’s identity. Everything from the face, fingerprint, palm, and voice can be used to verify a person is who they say they are. Given most ID documents are photo IDs, the face is the most common and popular way to authenticate with biometrics.
How can biometric authentication help my company?
Biometric authentication provides the opportunity for passwordless logins for your users. Logging in with the face is both faster and more secure. Strong authentication refers to the set of specifications laid out by FIDO. These specifications mean authentication is intrinsically stringent enough to ensure the security of the system it protects.
Is facial recognition safe?
Biometric face authentication uses unique facial patterns to identify people, making it highly efficient. Since our platform doesn’t store data, all biometric information is encrypted and secure.
What all biometric authentication methods can be used?
uqudo lets your customers use the following biometrics for authentication:
How does 2FA work?
Our two-factor authentication (2FA) uses facial biometrics as the second factor to provide a non-invasive second layer of authentication, to keep your customer data secure.
Which documents do you support?
uqudo’s AI Document Scanning can read and extract identity data from 98% of commonly used identity documents in EMEA. Check out our Coverage & Capabilities for a full breakdown of supported documents filtered by geography.
Which documents can you verify?
We are able to read all passports with an NFC chip and verify passports in 86 countries. In addition to this, we are able to verify identity cards in a total of 11 countries currently. For a full list of the documents that we are able to verify visit our Coverage & Capabilities page.
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