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Neurotechnology releases SentiMask 2.0 SDK 23 May 2019

Neurotechnology has announced the release of the second version of its SentiMask Software Development Kit (SDK). 


Biometrics Institute calls for responsible practices 23 May 2019

The Biometrics Institute is urging organisations to make use of existing good practice guidelines to prevent public confidence being undermined in the application of biometrics with policing and counter-terrorist procedures.


IDEX partners with Sian 22 May 2019

IDEX Biometrics,a provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, is pleased to announce that it has entered into partnership with Sian Intelligent Technology, a Chinese smart card manufacturer, specializing in the development, design, manufacturing and sale of dual-interface smart cards. 


US committee to look at face recognition 22 May 2019

The US Commitee on Oversight and Reform is to hold a hearing that will examine the use of facial recognition technology by government and commercial entities and the need for oversight on how this technology is used on civilians.  


Vision-Box expands in Japan 22 May 2019

Vision-Box has opened a new office and Center of Excellence in Tokyo, Japan.

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CardLogix launches BIOSID 21 May 2019

CardLogix Corporation, a smart card manufacturer and software developer, announced today the launch of BIOSID, a robust mobile identity solution featuring multiple biometric modalities.


UK citizen challenges police over face usage 21 May 2019

The UK police’s use of live facial recognition will be challenged in the UK courts for the first time today as privacy NGO Liberty’s client takes on South Wales Police.

 


Jumio partners with Nok Nok Labs 21 May 2019

Jumio, an AI-powered trusted identity as a service provider, today announced a new partnership with Nok Nok Labs, a developer of next generation authentication. 


Chooch AI facial authentication launched at connect:ID 20 May 2019

Chooch AI launched its turnkey Facial Authentication service and Mobile Facial Recognition Training at Connect ID 2019, April 29-May 1 in Washington DC.


Guest Post: Experience a seamless lifestyle - Idemia 20 May 2019

As the world is becoming more and more digital, so is the number of critical activities requiring citizens to prove their identity online


Fingerprint Cards marks 1bn card shipments 20 May 2019

Fingerprint Cards  has announced that it has now shipped 1 billion fingerprint sensors worldwide.


Bank, credit union select Bio-Key solution 20 May 2019

Two new financial services organizations have selected BIO-key to provide fingerprint biometric software solutions on a subscription basis, to meet their data protection and security compliance requirements. 


Tag That Photo launches face recognition photo tool 17 May 2019

Tag That Photo has announced the official launch of its new photo organisation solution for consumers.


Idex in new deal with software firm 17 May 2019

IDEX announces that a major global information and technology company has signed an agreement with the firm.


Amadeus teams up with Ljubljana Airport on biometric boarding 17 May 2019

Identity firm Amadeus has said a successful pilot at Ljubljana Airport in Slovenia saw Amadeus take another step towards the creation of a common, centralized industry platform for biometrics. 


BIO-key reports Q1 results 17 May 2019

BIO-key this week reported results for its first quarter (Q1'19) ended March 31, 2019


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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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