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EAB joins SIA as Advisory Observer 16 November 2018

Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) announces that the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) has joined its ranks as an Advisory Observer.


Infineon and NEXT Biometrics reveal more on biometric card 15 November 2018

Card payment solutions Infineon and NEXT Biometrics have joined to develop a reference design for biometric payment cards. 


BIO-key secures more than $10M in orders 15 November 2018

BIO-key has secured in excess of $10 million in orders for its biometric authentication platform from two Hong Kong based companies focused on the technology and financial services industries in Asia.


Magnetic MRO moves to biometric security 15 November 2018

Magnetic MRO, a provider of Total Technical Care for aircraft operators and lessors, has introduced biometric e-signatures for aviation mechanics and other certifying staff.


Qantas reveals details of Brisbane biometric trial 14 November 2018

Qantas has commenced a trial of innovative facial recognition technology at Brisbane Airport.

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Tapplock announces new fingerprint padlock 14 November 2018

Tapplock is introducing its newest generation of fingerprint-enabled security, the Tapplock one+, along with its new enterprise platform, Tapplock enterprise, at an upcoming conference.


Firm develops facial analysis billboard 14 November 2018

Bidooh is developing their own intelligent and automated digital billboard advertising platform that the firm says will leverage blockchain technology, and facial analysis software as a means of tracking engagement.


Precise Biometrics CFO buys shares 14 November 2018

Sweden's Precise Biometrics has confirmed that CFO Ulrik Nilsson has today purchased 200.000 shares in Precise Biometrics. 


iProov to support UK Home Office 13 November 2018

iProov, a provider of biometric facial verification technology, today announced that it will play a key role in a multi-year contract with the UK Home Office for the provision of smartphone-based digital identity verification. 


Microsoft selects ID R&D for Insider programme 13 November 2018

Biometric solutions provider  ID R&D , which develops AI-based behavioral, voice, and anti-spoofing user authentication capabilities, today announced it has been accepted into Microsoft's global IoT & AI Insider Labs.


Vision-Box opens 'seamless travel' centre 13 November 2018

Vision-Box has announced the opening of a new Center of Excellence in Miami that's goal is to foster innovation in Seamless Travel and Identity Management in the American continent.


Daon awarded for mobile efforts 13 November 2018

Daon has been named the 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards Leader in the Functional category by Javelin Strategy & Research. 


Singapore to have multi-modal immigration in 2019 12 November 2018

Singapore's Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) has said it will deploy a new screening system which uses three biometric identifiers from next April.


Sita and Qantas trial mobile biometric tech in Brisbane 12 November 2018

Qantas and Sita have commenced a trial of innovative facial recognition technology at Brisbane Airport.


eyeDisk launches USB stick with iris recogntion 12 November 2018

The eye-Disk team has launched an "unhackable" USB flash drive with Iris recognition technology. 


Ipsidy and Ayonix develop ip-based security system 12 November 2018

Biometrics firm  Ipsidy is entering a new partnership with Ayonix Face Technologies, a developer of 3D facial recognition technology, to create the next wave of biometric identity technology using IP cameras commonly used for surveillance.


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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: Finger authentication could be answer to crypto crime 08 Nov 18

Fingerprint authentication will hold the key to a safe and secure future in crypto.


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


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