Iris

This section provides readers with all the news, press releases and reports on the Iris Recognition sector…

Latest Headlines

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.


Aadhaar forgery gang also targeted biometrics 11 September 2017

A group who attempted to produce forgeries of India's biometrics-backed Aadhaar ID cards also tried to clone fingerprints and circumvent iris recognition software, according to media reports.


Everlight reveals new LED for iris recognition 04 September 2017

Taiwan's Everlight Electronics Co Ltd has launched the NIR-C19M series with an emission wavelength of 810nm to target iris recognition.


IriTech to showcase iris camera system for PCs 29 August 2017

Iris authentication firm IriTech has developed an iris camera system for PCs called IriVault.

Features

Iris solution helps refugees glimpse a brighter future

In Jordan, a biometrics-backed project launched by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is helping Syrian refugees lead a normal life.  


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. 


EAB launches pan-European research consortium

A pan-European consortium that aims to foster links between the region’s academia, industry players and governments for better biometrics innovation was officially inaugurated in London yesterday.


FotoNation buys Smart Sensors as iris recognition goes mobile

UK-based iris recognition firm Smart Sensors has been acquired by FotoNation, a provider of computational imaging solutions for smartphones and digital cameras.


Holding ghosts accountable: Biometrics bring greater transparency to African public sector

The insidious nature of corruption presents a formidable obstacle for the improvement of any society. One of the more nuanced forms of corruption occurs through the employment of “ghost workers. But biometrics is being successfuly used to help eliminate the problem.


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Events

PayExpo Europe 4-5 Oct 17



BORDERPOL Global Forum 31 Oct 17 - 01 Nov 17

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Sponsored Links

SITA SITA’s iBorders biometric identification solutions provides real-time identification and biometric identity assurance for secure self-service border crossing facilities.
FotoNation Limited FotoNation Ltd supplies development tools, software and expertise to help customers to build iris recognition products. In particular, FotoNation has reference designs, optimised software and camera solutions for mobile smart phone products, including 2MPx and 8MPx cameras with full acquisition workflow and easy user experience.

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