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Post: Be a biometrics advocate
Next on the rise of flexible sensors
On iris and banking

Latest Headlines

Troy unveils anti-forgery solutions at SDW 2017 27 June 2017

Secure identity solutions firm Troy has unveiled security features to create tamper-proof, fraud-resistant documents at leading event SDW 2017.

Biometric ring could replace your passwords, cards and keys 27 June 2017

Biometric startup Token has developed a ring with an embedded fingerprint sensor that the firm is positioning as an solution for payments, access and more.

Gemalto to combine biometrics and AI for online banking 27 June 2017

Secure identity firm Gemalto is launching a new solution to fraud prevention in online banking that uses machine learning and biometric security. 


IDEX integrator demos fingerprint sensor for biometric cards 27 June 2017

Norwegian biometrics firm IDEX has announced that a top-tier European card integrator is demonstrating the company's new flexible fingerprint sensor. 

OT-Morpho reveals range of biometric payment cards 27 June 2017

Digital security firm OT-Morpho announces the creation of  what the firm describes as the "market’s first" complete range of biometric payment cards.

Suprema to showcase 'world's slimmest FAP20 fingerprint scanner' at SDW 2017 26 June 2017

South Korean biometrics and ID solutions firm Suprema has announced that the company will showcase BioMini Slim 2, the World's slimmest fingerprint authentication scanner at next generation identity solutions event SDW 2017.

Delta Air Lines launching fingerprint boarding at Reagan National 26 June 2017

US carrier Delta Air Lines is a launching fingerprint boarding trial at Reagan National airport in Washington.

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Covestro to showcase forgery solutions at SDW 2017 23 June 2017

Secure identity solutions company Covestro plans to to showcase forgery solutions at leading document security event SDW 2017. 

Sweden and the US to share fingerprint data 23 June 2017

The Swedish government has reached a deal with the US to use each other's fingerprint databases when looking for suspects.

Max Sound issued biometric patent 23 June 2017

Audio security firm Max Sound has been been awarded a US patent relating to biometric security.

DMI and NEC partner on US govt project 23 June 2017

DMI, a end-to-end mobility solutions firm, announced a strategic partnership with NEC Corporation of America to couple NEC’s biometric and advanced recognition technology with DMI’s mobile technologies and platforms.

IDEX launches fingerprint sensor for contactless smart cards 23 June 2017

Fingerprint solutions firm IDEX has launche a fingerprint sensor ready to be used in contactless cards operating with standard NFC terminals.

Imprimerie Nationale Group to showcase biometric solutions at SDW 2017 22 June 2017

Secure biometric identity firm Imprimerie Nationale Group plans to showcase its offering of components, products, digital services at world-leading next generation identity event SDW 2017.

CLEAR solution deployed at LAX 22 June 2017

Air travel identity platform CLEAR has announced that it is now open for business at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).


Innovatrics launches Latent Editor 22 June 2017

Slovakian biometric software solutions company Innovatrics has launched Latent Editor, a solution which simplifies the editing and enhancement of latent fingerprint images. 

SmartCard Marketing Systems to partner with CardLogix on payments 22 June 2017

Cloud-hosted payment solutions firm SmartCard Marketing Systems has entered a partnership with CardLogix Corporation, a smart card manufacturer.

Vivo might win race for onscreen fingerprint scanner 22 June 2017

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo might the first to have a fingerprint sensor embedded in the screen, beating Samsung and Apple to the technology.

Fujitsu and Imageware enter partnership on enterprise project 21 June 2017

Fujitsu has said it is entering an agreement with ImageWare Systems to resell key security capabilities including enterprise mobile biometric user authentication as a service.

BBVA, Das-Nano form new biometrics company in Spain 21 June 2017

Spanish banking group BBVA and biometric startup Das-Nano have formed a new biometrics venture.

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Guest Post: Digital ID - Biometrics are the key to marrying security and convenience 06 June 2017

Only biometrics can unify the age-old opposing forces of user-experience and digital security, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive, Biometrics Institute. When it happens, the effect will be remarkable.

Guest Post: The two-factor authentication mirage 08 May 2017

Current approaches to biometrics are leaving customers exposed

Guest Post: Biometrics at the borders 28 March 2017

While policy creation for the use of biometric technologies at national borders remains a matter for government, best practices and guiding principles for effective deployment can be built through collaboration between the industry’s global stakeholders, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive of the Biometrics Institute. 

Interview: MorphoTrak experts on the future of face recognition 22 March 2017

Planet Biometrics has quizzed two experts from one of the leaders in face recognition tech, MorphoTrak.

Guest Post: The Security Dialectic: Walls or Understanding? 06 March 2017

Security always seems to come down to these either-or propositions, but it doesn’t have to.

Interview: Tascent’s Joey Pritikin on the InSight One 24 February 2017

Planet Biometrics quizzes Joey Pritikin, Tascents VP of Marketing and Product Management, about the development of the InSight One.

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Company Spotlights

Company Spotlight: Regula

Document, banknote and securities authentication firm Regula discusses the latest industry trends and their company's history.

Company Spotlight: Speed Identity

Swedish biometric data capture and enrollment firm Speed Identity discusses the latest industry trends and their company's history with Planet Biometrics.

Latest Features

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

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

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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