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Reporting on all the latest business news and information from companies in the worldwide biometrics industry.

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Facebook denies biometric harvesting claims 18 January 2019

Facebook has denied that a “10 year challenge” meme on the social media platform is being used to collect user data for facial recognition algorithms.


Digital Identity expert joins Entersekt 18 January 2019

Entersekt, a developer of mobile-first fintech solutions, today announced the addition of digital identity and business development expert Jennifer Singh to assist in strategic business development. 


Digital Identity startup Authenteq raises US$5M 18 January 2019

Blockchain digital identity startup Authenteq has raised US$5 million in funding from Draper Associates and Capital300.


NEC develops 5G face recognition system 17 January 2019

NEC announced the provision of a facial recognition demo system utilizing Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC),.


US groups ask tech giants to not sell face recognition systems to govt 17 January 2019

A coalition of 85 rights organisations has asked US tech giants including Amazon, Google and others to not sell face recognition systems to the US government.

Interview

Company Spotlight: Ideal Innovations

Arlington-based facial recognition technology firm Ideal Innovations discusses the latest industry trends and the company's history.


Interview: HYPR Corp on the intersection between biometrics and blockchain

Planet Biometrics caught up with George Avetisov, CEO and co-founder, HYPR Corp, to discuss the future of blockchain, biometrics and secure digital identities.


Interview: Aware’s David Benini

Planet Biometrics caught up with David Benini, VP of market, to uncover insights about Aware’s strategy in regions such as Latin America and to discuss his views on the “fourth wave” of biometrics adoption.


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DERMALOG Identification Systems Germany's largest manufacturer of biometric devices and systems provides a wide range of identification solutions, including the latest generation of fingerprint and document scanners as well as high-performance AFIS and ABIS systems.
Regula Regula is the leading developer of specialized equipment for automatic travel documents authentication, forensic examination of secure documents and electronic information reference systems of passports, IDs, visas, driver’s licenses and banknotes..
Neurotechnology Neurotechnology is a developer of high-precision algorithms and software based on deep neural network (DNN) and other AI-related technologies. The company offers a range of products for biometric fingerprint, face, iris, palm print and voice identification.

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