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Iflexion releases research on the state of facial recognition software 24 June 2019

Iflexion, a provider of software development services, has announced the release of their industry research titled The State of Facial Recognition Software in 2019 . 


Idemia launches Augmented Vision 24 June 2019

Idemia has launched a video analytics application enhancing security in public and private places.


Integrated Biometrics unveils “Danno” 21 June 2019

Integrated Biometrics has announced the latest product in its line of low-power LES-based (“Light Emitting Sensor) fingerprint scanners. 


NEC fingerprint identification aiding newborns 21 June 2019

NEC has announced the successful conclusion of fingerprint identification technology trials with newborn children from as young as 2 to 24 hours old in the Republic of Kenya.


Vkansee developing OLED fingerprint solution 21 June 2019

Vkansee has announced a new partnership with Tianma.

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Wirecard adds palm scans to biometric payment options 20 June 2019

Wirecard is introducing a smart payment terminal at which consumers can pay by scanning their palm.


BioID integrates into POS AG’s remote identity 20 June 2019

Biometrics-as-a-Service provider BioID today announced their integration into POS AG’s remote identity proofing for prepaid SIM card self-activation.


Asian payment scheme certifies biometric card with IDEX sensor 20 June 2019

A major global payment scheme in Asia has begun its certification process for biometric smart cards containing IDEX’s dual-interface sensors.  


Bank ABC, Jumio launch biometric KYC in the Middle East 19 June 2019

Jumio has announced a partnership with Bank ABC, a MENA bank, that enables Bank ABC’s new mobile-only bank to compliantly onboard new individual customers using Jumio’s biometric-based identity verification solution.


Banco Agrícola launches biometric banking 19 June 2019

Banco Agrícola, El Salvador, which is seen as a benchmark bank in most of Central America and Latin America, recently launched "Cuenta Fácil", the first 100% digital product that allows the complete remote opening of a bank account using biometrics


Mastercard collaborates with Crédit Agricole on biometric card trial 19 June 2019

Mastercard is working with Crédit Agricole Payment Services on a biometric card pilot for 200 customers in Touraine and Poitou, who will trial the card which features an integrated fingerprint sensor.


Suprema biometrics integrated with Nedap's AEOS access control 18 June 2019

Suprema has integrated its latest BioStar 2 solution into Nedap's access control system, AEOS.


Tascent expands mobile biometric product family 18 June 2019

Tascent has announced the availability of Tascent M1, the latest addition to its family of Tascent Mobile products


NEC partners with C-DAC to deploy Afis in India 18 June 2019

NEC has partnered with the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) to deploy its automated fingerprint identification system (AFIS) for the Kerala State Police in India.


ID3 technologies unveils Bioseal 18 June 2019

id3 Technologies, Biometrics expert, has unveiled “BIOSEAL” to facilitate verification of the authenticity and ownership of a document. 


Researchers mix DNA with face recognition 17 June 2019

A team of Belgian and American researchers have devised a system that could use DNA from a crime scene in order to generate an image of the suspect’s face.


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Commentary

connect:ID 2019 Interview: i3's Richard Fenrich on fingerprint tech trends 25 April 2019

Ahead of connect:ID 2019, Planet Biometrics took time out to speak to Richard Fenrich, president and chief technical officer of i3 (Identification International) 


Guest Post: nVIAsoft on their biometric solution 09 April 2019

Cybersecurity and Identity Access Management (IAM) market leaders are seeking new means of securing identities.


Size matters: why bigger is better when it comes to the biometric fingerprint sensor 22 March 2019

Whilst there is no denying the fingerprint biometric smart card is reaching its inflection point, one barrier to mass market adoption is the cost of the sensors needed to take each person’s biometric fingerprint data.


Special Report on the January SC37 Meetings 04 March 2019

A lot is going on in the biometric standards world - and if you are passionate about the future of these standards, get involved.


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.


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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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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.


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