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

Latest Headlines

IBIA welcomes 7 new members 28 July 2017

The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) has announced that seven new members have joined. 

Biometrics Institute releases results from 2017 Industry Tracker 28 July 2017

The Biometrics Institute has released to its members the full report on the findings of the 2017 Biometrics Institute Industry Tracker 

Company offers free live face recognition to identify missing young people 26 July 2017

British tech firm Digital Barriers has announced that it will be making its live facial recognition software available at no cost to national and local authorities and agencies in the UK involved in the search for missing young people. 

SecuredTouch targets bots with behavioural biometrics 26 July 2017

Biometric solutions firm SecuredTouch has revealed a new product that targets bots with behavioural biometrics.

Face recognition cameras to be installed at Prague airport 26 July 2017

Senior officials have confirmed that face recognition cameras will be installed at Prague's Václav Havel Airport. 

Sharp launches a smartphone with finger scanner integrated in 4K-screen 26 July 2017

Japanese tech giant Sharp has revealed that its Aquos S2 smartphone will be the first device to be released with a fingerprint scanner integrated into the screen.

Aware reports second quarter results 26 July 2017

Biometric software firm Aware reported financial results for its second quarter ended 30 June, registering a fall in revenue.

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Goode Intelligence paper studies mobile and wearable biometric trends 25 July 2017

The opportunity for consumer mobile biometric authentication is vast, but what key trends are shaping the market? This paper explores the critical issues.

Goode Intelligence report explores considerations for consumer authentication vendors 25 July 2017

With so many options available for consumer authentication, organisations are struggling with how to differentiate them and what criteria to use when evaluating new technologies.

Startup aims to confuse face recognition systems 24 July 2017

US startup D-ID wants to help people avoid cameras and face recognition technology with tools that process images to make them unrecognizable to face recognition algorithms.

Israeli firm targets bots with biometrics 24 July 2017

An Israeli startup has developed a cybersecurity solution that uses behavioural biometrics to tell the difference between humans and would-be bot hackers.

Brits prefer biometrics for banking 24 July 2017

British people look to security measures more than rates when choosing banks, and biometrics is their preferred authentication method, finds a new survey.

IBIA welcomes Bob Eckel to board of directors 24 July 2017

The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) has announced that Bob Eckel, President, North America, OT-Morpho, will join its board of directors.

Gemalto helps Spanish store accept Samsung Pay 24 July 2017

Digital identity solutions firm company Gemalto has announced a deal to enable the 11 million cardholders of Spain’s largest department store chain to pay for goods using the biometrics-backed service Samsung Pay.

Nasdaq approves listing of Bio-key 21 July 2017

Biometric firm Bio-key announced today that its Common Stock has been approved for listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market.

Fingerprint Cards is teaming-up with Qualcomm 21 July 2017

Swedish biometrics company Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints) is teaming-up with Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, to pre-integrate Fingerprints' FPC1028 biometric fingerprint touch capacitive sensor.

UIDAI Launches ‘mAadhaar’ App 21 July 2017

The Unique Identification Authority of India has launched an app for Android users.

Delta launches biometrics at Reagan Washington National Airport 21 July 2017

US airline Delta launches biometrics at Reagan Washington National Airport.

British bank TSB to offer mobile iris logins to customers 20 July 2017

TSB plans to become the first European bank to offer mobile iris recognition logins to customers. 

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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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