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9th April, 2017
Dermot Desmond: investing in a Dublin firm that specialises in recognition software technology

Selfies as a form of identity check is already a thing at airports, and now banks and lots of other business are exploring its uses.

Billionaire Dermot Desmond has been on the right side of many a savvy investment over the years and his IIU investment vehicle is a long time investor at Dublin-based Daon, which develops security software said to be at the vanguard of this industry.

Daon specialises in face, voice and fingerprint...

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