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Zwipe and Tappy Technologies launch wearables payment partnership 22 October 2018

Biometric technology company Zwipe and wearables technology company Tappy Technologies have announced a partnership to jointly develop and launch biometric enabled wearable payment, access and digital authentication devices. 


Singapore launches eGov app with biometrics 22 October 2018

Singapore has launched the Singpass app, which allows citizens to log into eGovernment services with biometric authentication.


Goode Intelligence sees biometric card boom 19 October 2018

Research firm Goode Intelligence predicts that there will be over 2.6 billion biometric payment users by 2023


Societe Generale trialling biometric card 19 October 2018

France's Societe Generale has reported that it is now experimenting with a biometric bank card.


Lens maker AOET expects fingerprint recognition to drive growth 19 October 2018

Taiwanese optical lens maker Ability Opto-Electronics Technology (AOET) expects lenses for  fingerprint recognition to be a growth drivers in 2019, according to company president Victor Kao, reports regional media..

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Heathrow to 'go biometric' by 2019 18 October 2018

Heathrow Airport has said its passengers are set for a biometric revolution as the airport announces plans for a full-scale roll out of new biometric services from the summer of 2019.


Lightspeed ID launches face and iris portal 18 October 2018

Lightspeed Technology, a biometric security innovation company, announced it has developed an interface module designed to drive mass deployment of its industry-leading face/ iris biometric solutions.


SAFR to be launched in LatAm 18 October 2018

RealNetworks has partnered with Seventh, a video monitoring and access control solutions firm in Brazil, to bring the SAFR facial recognition platform to Seventh's portfolio of integrators and resellers in Brazil and the rest of Latin America.


Touché forms partnership with SEED 18 October 2018

Singapore-based technology company Touché has signed a Cooperation Agreement with SEED Group as their local sponsors and partners, to expand the reach of a fingerprint biometric-based payment and loyalty management solution to the Middle East.


NEC collaborates with Arm on smart cities 17 October 2018

NEC has announced a strategic collaboration with Arm Limited (Arm) to drive the development of secure Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for Smart Cities using artificial intelligence (AI) and face recognition. 


BioConnect launches mobile biometric platform 17 October 2018

Canadian firm BioConnect announces the launch of its latest version of BioConnect ID, a cloud-based, mobile biometric application platform for an enterprise’s digital authentication of its employees and customers.


Jassby launches mobile payments for youths 17 October 2018

Jassby, a mobile payment system designed for kids and teens, has launched its free mobile app that uses personal information via biometric authentication, two-step verification and encryption technology.


Afghan govt: Biometric election system purchased from Dermalog 17 October 2018

Senior Afghan officials have said an election biometric system was purchased from Dermalog.


TSA releases roadmap for expanding biometrics technology 16 October 2018

The Transportation Security Administration has released its plan to expand the use of biometrics technology as part of its continued effort to enhance security and the traveler experience.


IDEMIA appoints new CEO 16 October 2018

The supervisory board of IDEMIA has appointed Yann Delabrière to be Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect taking over from Didier Lamouche who has resigned.


Biometrics Institute points to ethical role 16 October 2018

The Biometrics Institute has noted in a media release that it has been promoting the responsible and ethical use of biometrics since 2001.


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Commentary

Company spotlight: ID R&D 03 October 2018

In this interview, Planet Biometrics spoke to Konstantin Simonchik, CTO and co-founder of ID R&D, about the company’s history, aspirations, and its position on future biometrics trends.
 


Guest Post: Why advanced liveness is a necessity when it comes to spoof detection 12 September 2018

True liveness detection in real-time is absolutely critical, whether it is just for a login identity authentication or remote on-boarding and enrolment.


Guest Post: Biometric cards and the top of the value chain 10 September 2018

 IDEX anticipates that each banking customer will deploy as many as 100,000 biometric cards to their account holders by the end of 2018. 


Guest Post: Face recognition and the philosophical, societal and legal debate 25 July 2018

When using real-time facial recognition to secure spaces, we are clearly touching on surveillance-related issues that could infringe on our privacy


SDW 2018 Interview: secunet on EES 23 June 2018

Frank Steffens, Principal in the Homeland Security division of Germany’s secunet relates their approach to the biometric Entry/Exit System (EES) planned in Europe


Face recognition plan for US borders 07 June 2018

In August, Customs and Border Protection will deploy a new system for scanning drivers' faces as they leave the US.


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Company Spotlights

Company Spotlight: Next Biometrics

Planet Biometrics talks to Next Biometrics CEO Ritu Favre.


Company Spotlight - SITA

Company spotlights have been created to give firms operating in the biometrics and identity industry an opportunity to discuss trends, product innovations and achievements. Planet Biometrics talks to global IT provider SITA.


Company Spotlight: Ideal Innovations

Arlington-based facial recognition technology firm Ideal Innovations discusses the latest industry trends and the company's history.


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Latest Features

Guest Post: From frictionless to the right amount of friction 28 Mar 18

There are times when we need friction in order to keep us, our data or our finances secure.


Guest blog: Physical attributes versus behavioural patterns – The privacy debate 18 Jan 16

There are several factors companies must consider before relying on physical biometric technology to authenticate users in an online environment


Iris solution helps refugees glimpse a brighter future 18 Dec 15

In Jordan, a biometrics-backed project launched by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is helping Syrian refugees lead a normal life.  


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