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Crossmatch selected for Phase 2 of IARPA Thor 19 September 2018

Biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions firm Crossmatch has announced that it has been selected by Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) to enter Phase 2 of the Thor program.


Gemalto and R3 pilot blockchain digital ID technology 18 September 2018

Gemalto and R3 plan to a pilot a new digital identity platform that's aimed at mainstream users.


Researchers develop newborn fingerprinting tool 14 September 2018

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have created technology that can capture the fingerprints of infants and children, even on the first day of birth.


Planet Biometrics joins international ID coalition 13 September 2018

Planet Biometrics has joined an international coalition calling for the recognition of September 16 as International Identity Day.


Camvi’s face recognition used at Asean meeting 13 September 2018

Camvi Technologies Inc. showcased its state-of-the-art, patent-pending face recognition technology at the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting held in Singapore.

Interview

Interview: Jumio's Robert Prigge on digital ID and biometrics

Digital ID innovators Jumio took the unique step last month of adding eyeball-tracking biometrics to its mobile solutions.  Planet Biometrics caught up with the company to explore the integration.


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Features

Viewpoint: Spoof or proof?

The security of biometrics technology is in the spotlight and stakeholders must take a balanced view on its strengths and vulnerabilities, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive, Biometrics Institute. As deployments proliferate, the technology’s credibility rests on the industry’s will to collaborate globally.  


Guest Post: Digital ID - Biometrics are the key to marrying security and convenience

Only biometrics can unify the age-old opposing forces of user-experience and digital security, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive, Biometrics Institute. When it happens, the effect will be remarkable.


Guest Post: Biometrics at the borders

While policy creation for the use of biometric technologies at national borders remains a matter for government, best practices and guiding principles for effective deployment can be built through collaboration between the industry’s global stakeholders, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive of the Biometrics Institute. 


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Industry Events



Smart Security Week 24-26 Sep 18


BIOSIG 2018 26-28 Sep 18

ADAS 2018 Event supported by Planet Biometrics 26-28 Sep 18

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