Data Access/Security

This section will provide all the latest news and information on how biometrics is being used for logical access control, including data access, device access and data security…

Latest Headlines

CPI Partners with Zwipe on data cabinet locks 16 November 2017

Chatsworth Products (CPI) has partnered with Zwipe for data center cabinets with Zwipe Access Cards and CPI Electronic Access Control (EAC) Solutions.


Costa Rica to have ePassport by 2020 13 November 2017

Officials have confirmed that South American country Costa Rica will have an ePassport by the end of the decade, with a tender to be launched soon.


SoftBank Robotics partners with face recognition platform 26 October 2017

SoftBank Robotics has announced plans to collaborate with Ever AI, a face recognition platform, for integration with its humanoid customer engagement robot, Pepper.


San Diego firm testing face recognition for subway 06 October 2017

A San Diego-based technology and transportation company is trialling a face recognition based payment system.

Features

Feature: Smartphone security – It’s all in the eyes

Iris scanners are increasingly becoming a key focus for mobile device manufacturers as they look for that convenient and secure method to make sure users can keep their devices protected. 


Blog: A guide for banks in choosing biometric systems

Banks must consider factors such as performance, usability, regulation and security when selecting biometric solutions.


Samsung mounts biometric offensive on Apple with S6 sensor, Samsung Pay

The Samsung Galaxy S6’s fingerprint sensor has been singled out for praise by tech critics – especially over its swipe-based predecessor.


EAB Contribution to Horizon 2020 consultations

An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.


Intelligence and Efficiency through On-Demand Media Analysis using Face Recognition

The accuracy of face recognition has increased dramatically over the past 10 years. This, coupled with the massive increase in the creation of digital media and the availability of cheap computing, now provides authorities with the ability to bulk ingest and process media in an automated fashion. Carl Gohringer, one of Planet Biometrics' Expert Panel members reports.


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