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
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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

Rank One Computing reveals new face SDK 14 February 2019

Rank One Computing has released version 1.18 of the ROC SDK, its flagship facial recognition solution.


Ugandan Police using Gemalto CABIS 14 February 2019

Dgital security firm Gemalto is supplying its Cogent Automated Biometric Identification System (CABIS)  and LiveScan technology to the Ugandan Police


Singapore Police Force use BIO-key biometric tech 14 February 2019

BIO-key has announced that the Singapore Police Force has selected BIO-key biometric hardware and software solutions to enhance security and secure online access to critical information.


Wirecard and Oney Bank deployed biometrics in Romania 14 February 2019

Digital financial technology firm Wirecard is working with Oney Bank to implement Well.com, a mobile application in Romania, which allows biometric authentication payment by fingerprint. 


Crossmatch reader used on ThinkPad healthcare edition 13 February 2019

Crossmatch, part of HID Global, today announced its fingerprint reading technology is enabling secure identity management on the newly revealed Lenovo ThinkPad T490 Healthcare Edition. 

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MobiOcean selects NEXT tech for Aadhaar solution 13 February 2019

NEXT Biometrics has announced that the Company`s Aadhaar-certified sensor module has been chosen by MobiOcean Technologies for use in MobiOcean`s Aadhaar authentication and Aadhaar payments mobile platform for the Indian market.


Veridium survey reveals consumer acceptance of biometrics 13 February 2019

Veridium, a developer of user-centric authentication solutions, today announced a Biometric Consumer Sentiment Survey that reveals an increased appetite for the technology, with 70 percent of respondents reporting that they would like to expand the use of biometric authentication into the workplace.


Fingerprints launches enrollment demo for biometric cards 13 February 2019

Biometrics company Fingerprint Cards  has launched a new enrollment demo for biometric payment cards, a concept that enables consumers to quickly and securely add their fingerprints to cards before even taking it out of the box.


IDEMIA and Kudelski Group to partner on IoT security 12 February 2019

Digital security firm Kudelski Group, and IDEMIA, an augmented identity company, have announced a global partnership that provides solutions to manage the network connectivity and security of cellular IoT devices.


NEXT Biometrics and M-Tech Join working on biometric cards 12 February 2019

Fingerprint sensor technology firm Next Biometrics is partnering with M-Tech Innovations to develop and deploy biometric smart card solutions.


TWOSENSE.AI awarded $2.42M Dod behavioral biometrics contract 12 February 2019

The U.S. Army has awarded a $2.42M contract to Twosense.AI for the development of deep neural networks that the service would use for continuous multifactor authentication.


iProov launches brand new cross-platform biometric 12 February 2019

 iProov, a provider of biometric authentication technology and genuine presence assurance, today announces the launch of its Palm Verifier product.


iProov passes conformance review 07 February 2019

British biometrics firm iProov today announces that it has successfully passed ISO/IEC 30107-3 conformance review to Level B against the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards for genuine presence assurance. 


FaceTec achieves anti-spoofing standard 07 February 2019

FaceTec announced today that ZoOm 3D Face Authentication is now the first - and only - biometric to achieve perfect Level-1 and Level-2 anti-spoofing results in NIST/NVLAP-certified iBeta Presentation Attack Detection (PAD) testing. 


Former employee brings Bipa suit against Swissport USA 07 February 2019

An ex-employee has filed a class action lawsuit against aviation company Swissport USA, under an Illinois biometrics privacy law (Bipa).


Booz Allen wins Dod biometric contract 07 February 2019

Booz Allen Hamilton has won a contract to update a Department of Defense biometric system and supply a new portable platform as replacement under a potential $36.6M U.S. Navy contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.


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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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