Application News

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.

Latest Headlines

Indonesia's first cashier-free store uses facial recognition 16 August 2018

Chinese e-commerce company JD.com has just opened the first completely unmanned Convenience Store in Indonesia.


Where's Waldo Made Easy with AI and Facial Recognition 16 August 2018

AI and facial recognition have managed to take the 'Where' out of Where's Waldo


Societe Generale expands biometric banking plans 16 August 2018

French bank Societe Generale has said customers can now open accounts through using biometric identification solutions.


Behavioural Biometrics: Tracking How You Interact with Technology 15 August 2018

The way you interact with technology is as unique as any fingerprint or iris pattern. These markers are being used by banks and other companies to help fight cybercrime and fraud.


Isreali startup creates software to block facial recognition 15 August 2018

Israeli firm D-ID (de-identification) has built software that subtly alters stored pictures to escape detection by facial-recognition algorithms.

Special Features

Guest Post: Face recognition and the philosophical, societal and legal debate 25 July 2018

When using real-time facial recognition to secure spaces, we are clearly touching on surveillance-related issues that could infringe on our privacy


Guest Post: Right person, right place, right time 04 June 2018

‘Silent authentication’ set to be the next generation of eCommerce delivery, based on behavioural biometrics and machine learning


Guest post: Digital driver’s licences offer route to a secure future 30 May 2018

A DDL can securely store and selectively display lots of different information, making it a great platform for other identity verification needs.


Guest Post: From frictionless to the right amount of friction 28 March 2018

There are times when we need friction in order to keep us, our data or our finances secure.


Company Spotlight: Next Biometrics 15 February 2018

Planet Biometrics talks to Next Biometrics CEO Ritu Favre.


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