Planet Biometrics focuses on Mobile Biometrics
20 April 2012 09:09 GMT

Mobile biometrics in focus

Planet Biometrics ( has launched its latest In Focus section, this time turning its attention to the use of biometrics in mobile applications. Click here to view the Mobile Biometrics portal, our industry product listings and all the news.

The non-bias portal will be edited by David Benini, Senior Director of Marketing at Aware, Inc. Benini, who has written a comprehensive Getting Started article for those wanting to understand the market and the philosophy behind this page, commented: "While use of mobile biometric solutions has evolved in step with the larger biometrics market for some time, the growing ubiquity of smart phones and the rapid and dramatic improvements in their features and performance are accelerating the trend. As a result, mobility is becoming an increasingly important part of the biometrics landscape, and the time is right to take a closer look at mobile biometrics, and investigate in greater depth how they can be used to their potential."

Each of Planet Biometrics' In Focus portals include highly-targeted news, events, whitepapers, commentaries and more on their given topic. Other portals include: Standards; the UIDAI project in India and Biometric Essentials.

Unique to the Mobile Biometrics portal is a product listing of Mobile Biometric devices - see here.

The product list is broken down into the various different types of device:

  • Integrated
  • Handheld
  • Suitcase
  • Kiosk
  • Ruggedized
  • Smart phones and tablets
  • Mobile applications
  • Mobile infrastructure
  • Biometrics in motion

Planet Biometrics welcomes comments on this listing and the page overall. Contact our editor here.