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Latest Headlines

Multi-racial facial recognition system found to be more accurate 06 November 2017

A team of researchers has found that a face recognition database trained with people of different races was more accurate in identifying them.


New FBI fingerprint algorithm solving cold cases 31 October 2017

Using a new computer algorithm, an FBI unit has taken another look at fingerprints from about 1,500 bodies found years or even decades ago 


San Francisco 49ers secure Idemia partnership 23 October 2017

The National Football League’s (NFL) San Francisco 49ers have announced a new multi-year partnership with identity solutions firm Idemia (formerly OT-Morpho).

Features

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. 


Feature: Biometrics for high-value services: Opportunities, obstacles and breakthroughs

The switch to biometric authentication, overwhelmingly supported by users who appreciate its speed and ease of use, is a real game-changer that should not be taken lightly.


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. 


Samsung mounts biometric offensive on Apple with S6 sensor, Samsung Pay

The Samsung Galaxy S6’s fingerprint sensor has been singled out for praise by tech critics – especially over its swipe-based predecessor.


Waving goodbye to queues with your fingerprint?

Advanced optical biometric devices that read fingerprints at walking speed, as users wave their hands through scanners, promise to resolve speed issues raised by previous biometric authentication methods. But experts caution that it may not be so straightforward.


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