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German Federal Police choose Jenetric solution 12 April 2019

In total, the modernisation of German border controls includes a multi-year framework contract for the installation of 1,700 fingerprint scanners, with more than 900 units to be delivered by 2019.


Thales completes purchase of Gemalto 03 April 2019

Thales has completed the acquistion of secure identity tech firm Gemalto.


Home Office launches RFI for biometric ID system 28 March 2019

The UK's Home Office has launched an RFI for the MobileID system.


Face forensics announces capability to identify dead bodies 26 March 2019

Vancouver-based Face Forensics has announced a unique new capability – the capacity to identify the faces of dead bodies, i.e. with eyes that are closed, and including where the face is significantly damaged. 


GenKey announces new version of ABIS system 19 March 2019

GenKey, a provider of biometric identification solutions, today announced a new release of its ABIS system designed for small and large-scale identification and deduplication. 

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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