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Fingerprints becomes a member of Eurosmart 22 September 2017

Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprints has been accepted as an executive member of the international association Eurosmart.

UK consumers would welcome in-store biometric payments 22 September 2017

A survey of consumers in the UK has found that almost two thirds would be open to the concept of paying for goods with biometric authentication.

Fingerprints launches new smart-card sensors 21 September 2017

Sweden's Fingerprints is launching a new module design that it says brings it closer to mass production of sensors designed to work on smart-cards.

ImageWare Systems raises $11 million in funding 21 September 2017

Biometric firm ImageWare Systems has secured $11 million in a new shares round.

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Fingerprints shares plunge on revenue warning 18 September 2017

Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprints has seen its shares plunge by some 19% after a warning that revenues were being impacted by lower sensor prices.

Indian agency wants boarding pass replaced with biometrics 18 September 2017

India's Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has recommended that biometrics replace boarding passes.

10Pearls acquires ProQual-IT 18 September 2017

Digital development firm 10Pearls has acquired ProQual-IT a cybersecurity and information technology services provider that specializes in biometrics and identity management.

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World Bank, Accenture outline universal ID vision for developing nations

ID solutions firm Accenture and the World Bank have published a study into how universal ID and biometrics can foster financial inclusion and improve vital services in developing countries.

Blog: A guide for banks in choosing biometric systems

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

Can biometrics help with Europe’s migrant problem?

The European Union’s plans to use biometrics to identify a flood of migrants arriving in the continent are raising questions over how much “proportionate coercion” will be deemed acceptable in gathering fingerprint data.

Mobile identity and wearables: You are what you wear

Traditional single factor or multi-factor authentication solutions are neither convenient nor secure enough in a world where common authentication methods are needed across a wide range of endpoint devices. 

British MPs ‘alarmed’ at police using biometric data

A British parliamentary committee tasked with looking into the implications of biometric technology has recommended that the government strengthen regulations on testing and privacy. 

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