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IDEX and IDEMIA working on biometric contactless card solutions 24 November 2017

Norwegian biometrics firm IDEX has announced continued development of innovative end-to-end biometric system solutions for payment cards with identity tech firm IDEMIA.


Fingerprints approached about takeover bid by Chinese firm 24 November 2017

Sweden's Fingerprints has revealed that it has been approached about a takeover bid by Chinese firm, but doubts it will go ahead.


Fingerprints partners with IDEMIA on biometric cards 23 November 2017

Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprints and identity tech solutions company IDEMIA are partnering on biometric contactless payment cards.


Asylum seekers tell of biometric tracking woes 22 November 2017

Asylum seekers in Europe say the continent's biometric database is preventing them from being accepted by countries.

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UIDAI assures Aadhaar-based authentication is secure 20 November 2017

The body that runs India's biometrics-based unique identity service, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), has said that people's Aadhaar numbers are safe and secure.


Entrust Datacard joins Fido Alliance 20 November 2017

Secure identity tech firm Entrust Datacard has joined the FIDO Alliance.


Nations Trust Bank launches biometric app using Daon’s IdentityX 17 November 2017

Nations Trust Bank of Sri Lanka and Daon have announced that Nations Trust Bank launched a new mobile banking app, using Daon’s IdentityX platform.


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Features

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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