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This section reports on where biometric technologies are being applied. It includes news and information on biometrics used in education, finance, government, leisure and more. To narrow your search choose a specific category from the navigation bar above.

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Fingerprints reports increased earnings 16 August 2019

Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprints has reported an operating profit of 2.3 million SEK (£198,000) versus a loss of 468 million in the same period last year.


ICO to probe face recognition use at King's Cross 16 August 2019

The UK's Information Commissioner has reacted to the use of live facial recognition technology in King's Cross, London by a property developer.


BIO-key reports Q2 results 16 August 2019

BIO-key, a provider of biometric authentication and security solutions, today reported results for its second quarter.


Five-year investment plan launched at Gatwick 15 August 2019

UK airport Gatwick is publishing its new five-year Capital Investment Programme (CIP) which highlights more investment in automation and technology as an enabler of sustainable growth.


FCA introducing strong customer authentication plans 15 August 2019

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced details of a plan for the phased implementation of Strong Customer Authentication.

Special Features

Guest Post: nVIAsoft on their biometric solution 09 April 2019

Cybersecurity and Identity Access Management (IAM) market leaders are seeking new means of securing identities.


Size matters: why bigger is better when it comes to the biometric fingerprint sensor 22 March 2019

Whilst there is no denying the fingerprint biometric smart card is reaching its inflection point, one barrier to mass market adoption is the cost of the sensors needed to take each person’s biometric fingerprint data.


Special Report on the January SC37 Meetings 04 March 2019

A lot is going on in the biometric standards world - and if you are passionate about the future of these standards, get involved.


Guest Post: Finger authentication could be answer to crypto crime 08 November 2018

Fingerprint authentication will hold the key to a safe and secure future in crypto.


Company spotlight: ID R&D 03 October 2018

In this interview, Planet Biometrics spoke to Konstantin Simonchik, CTO and co-founder of ID R&D, about the company’s history, aspirations, and its position on future biometrics trends.
 


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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.
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.
GenKey GenKey We’re experts in biometrics. Together with partners we help millions of people across Africa to identify who they are. We have verified over 100 million identities since 2011, and we’re working to make the invisible visible.
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JENETRIC JENETRIC are experts in digital fingerprint capturing technology. We develop and manufacture biometric sensors that meet the highest demands for image quality, capture speed and ease of use. Our solutions take a holistic approach to design.

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