National Government

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USCIS to start new biometrics process 15 February 2019

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services will publish a revised Form I-539 Change/Extension of Status on March 11 and will begin requiring biometrics appointments for applicants.


Biometrics Institute pushes agenda for ethical use of biometrics 28 January 2019

The Biometrics Institute has announced to its members and stakeholders that several projects are under way promoting the responsible and ethical use of biometrics.


Australian National Audit Office slams biometric project 21 January 2019

The Australian National Audit Office has hit out at the management of a major biometric identification project by CrimTrac and, later the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC).


Gemalto integrates eSIM with IoT module 11 January 2019

Gemalto integrates its embedded SIM inside the Cinterion LTE-M IoT module. 


Iris ID iCAM 7S series certified by Indian agency 09 January 2019

Iris ID, a provider of iris recognition technology, has announced its iCAM 7S series has been certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) under license number R-41110639, the national standards-setting body for India.

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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