What is 'silent authentication'?
Enter the era of biometric cards
Passwords are dead, now what?
Next's CEO on the future for fingerprints
Face recognition: the societal debate
Secunet on Europe's Entry Exit System
The route to digital driving licences
Financial security vs the customer experience
Planet Biometrics 2019 Conference & Exhibition
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@ Identity Week London


Brought to you by the Planet Biometrics editorial team, this fully-featured exhibition and cutting-edge conference, will bring together the global community of biometric identity specialists within government and industry.

Latest Headlines

Technavio expects 15% growth in biometrics market 14 January 2019

The global biometrics market is expected to post a CAGR of over 15% during the period 2019-2023, according to the latest market research report by Technavio.


Gemalto awarded contract for Uganda’s new e-Immigration solution 14 January 2019

Gemalto, in cooperation with local partner SCINTL, has been awarded the contract for the supply of a Border Management System (BMS)  including  airport self-service eKiosks at Entebbe.


OCBC Bank introduces facial recognition for mobile banking 14 January 2019

Singapore's OCBC Bank has said customers can access its mobile banking app through facial biometrics with the introduction of OCBC OneLook.


Suprema to license BioSign under-display fingerprint algorithm 14 January 2019

Suprema, a biometrics and ID solutions firm, announced that the company has entered into a commercial software license and distribution agreement with Qualcomm Technologies for the licensing of Suprema's BioSign, its under-display fingerprint recognition algorithm.


Tuya Smart launches face recogntion home ioT 11 January 2019

Tuya Smart is scheduled to launch a video doorbell that will employ artificial intelligence and facial recognition to identify members of a family based a single image of each person.

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Camvi set world record in LFW 11 January 2019

Camvi Technologies has announced that its advanced face recognition technology set the world record in the University of Massachusetts’ Labeled Faces in the Wild (LFW) benchmark test.


Gemalto integrates eSIM with IoT module 11 January 2019

Gemalto integrates its embedded SIM inside the Cinterion LTE-M IoT module. 


Neurotechnology updates SDK 10 January 2019

Neurotechnology, a provider of deep-learning-based solutions and high-precision biometric identification and object recognition technologies, today announced the release of the SentiVeillance 7.0 software development kit (SDK).


Indian NGO wants biometrics linked to blood donations 10 January 2019

An organisation in the Indian state of Tamil Nadue wants the government to link blood donations to biometrics to prevent HIV being spread through transfusions.


Synaptics fingerprint pad chosen for notebooks 10 January 2019

Synaptics, a developer of human interface solutions, today announced Clevo, a leading OEM/ODM notebook manufacturer for a variety of global consumer brands, is featuring Synaptics’ SecurePad Gamma technology for its Clevo P970, P960, PB70 and PB50 series. 


Company refutes potential hack of palm vein scanner 10 January 2019

Hungarian biometric firm BioSec has found flaw in an alleged hack of a palm vein scanner. 


Iris ID iCAM 7S series certified by Indian agency 09 January 2019

Iris ID, a provider of iris recognition technology, has announced its iCAM 7S series has been certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) under license number R-41110639, the national standards-setting body for India.


globaliD teams up with OneVisage on digital ID 09 January 2019

GlobaliD, a digital identity service provider, and OneVisage, a firm developing 3D facial biometry and 3D graphical authentication running on standard mobile devices


NI Police to provide greater clarity on biometrics use 09 January 2019

The Northern Irish police have agreed to provide greater public clarity around their retention of DNA and fingerprint data.


Survey finds American are open to facial recognition 09 January 2019

A new national survey from the Center for Data Innovation finds that just one in four Americans (26 percent) want government to strictly limit face recognition technology.


Nok Nok Labs biometric suite chosen by SoftBank 08 January 2019

Authentication suite firm Nok Nok Labs has announced the commercial deployment of an ID solution for SoftBank. 


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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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