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BlinkID product update: New paper and polycarbonate passports

BlinkID product update: New paper and polycarbonate passports

September 3, 2021

New BlinkID version in which we added 56 new passports is here — just in time for the whole world…

Valgrind: A neglected tool from the shadows or a serious debugging tool?

Valgrind: A neglected tool from the shadows or a serious debugging tool?

July 30, 2021

A couple of months back, we took a look at C++ sanitizers — handy little tools that help us keep our code…

BlinkID v5.12.0 brings new features, documents and more

BlinkID v5.12.0 brings new features, documents and more

July 6, 2021

Find out what has changed in the latest version of your favorite ID scanning software. Maybe it’s something you were…

Alcohol delivery is here to stay – how can apps tackle underage drinking?

Alcohol delivery is here to stay – how can apps tackle underage drinking?

July 2, 2021

Buying alcohol online has become easier than ever. Supermarkets are selling six-packs through Instacart, restaurants on Uber Eats have wine…

Be wise, sanitize: Keeping your C++ code free from bugs

Be wise, sanitize: Keeping your C++ code free from bugs

May 28, 2021

For all of the losses it has inflicted, this pandemic has at least made us more conscious about our personal…

BlinkCard scans vertical payment cards

BlinkCard scans vertical payment cards

May 19, 2021

Credit card design is going vertical and BlinkCard is ahead of the curve. A product update that doesn’t require many…

Building an SDK for web browsers: 3 things we’ve learned

Building an SDK for web browsers: 3 things we’ve learned

May 11, 2021

In-browser SDKs are a great way to bring your project to the web and simplify the way app developers access…

Vim commands, shortcuts and plugins that will step up your workflow

Vim commands, shortcuts and plugins that will step up your workflow

April 28, 2021

This is part two in our two-part blog on vim, a modal text editor that becomes more powerful the more…

BlinkID 5.11.0 product update: What’s new?

BlinkID 5.11.0 product update: What’s new?

April 19, 2021

The new BlinkID version gets every information there is from the AAMVA-compliant documents and understands a lot of new documents.…

Keyboard-driven development: Could your new code editor be a tool from the ’90s?

Keyboard-driven development: Could your new code editor be a tool from the ’90s?

April 13, 2021

This is part one in our two-part blog on vim, a modal text editor optimized to perform the tasks you…

BlinkID February product update: You asked, we listened!

BlinkID February product update: You asked, we listened!

February 23, 2021

Our last BlinkID release was in December, and we promise you this one was well worth the wait because we…

Optimizing payment forms for conversion with AI-driven credit card scanning

Optimizing payment forms for conversion with AI-driven credit card scanning

January 26, 2021

The payments ecosystem is vast and complex. A single card payment a user makes as they’re cooking dinner goes through…

BlinkID December product update: more new documents than ever

BlinkID December product update: more new documents than ever

December 22, 2020

We’ve got 99 new documents but a Christmas Island driver licence ain’t one. ‘Tis the season to introduce a lot…

Bringing ID scanning to web browsers

Bringing ID scanning to web browsers

December 4, 2020

URL-owed to be excited — web forms are changing for good. Years of research and development bore fruit — we’ve…

BlinkCard v2 is here. Credit card scanning, now twice as good

BlinkCard v2 is here. Credit card scanning, now twice as good

November 26, 2020

This is a big one. Intelligent and fast, BlinkCard is now powered by our machine learning models, making it the…

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