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Fingerprints becomes a member of Eurosmart 22 September 2017

Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprints has been accepted as an executive member of the international association Eurosmart.


Fingerprints launches new smart-card sensors 21 September 2017

Sweden's Fingerprints is launching a new module design that it says brings it closer to mass production of sensors designed to work on smart-cards.


Shanghai turns face recognition on law-breaking cyclists 21 September 2017

Shanghai traffic police are now using facial recognition technology to identify bike users who are filmed violating traffic laws, local media reported on Wednesday. 


SITA notes success in biometric trial at Boston airport 19 September 2017

Airport IT infrastructure specialists SITA have noted that a biometric trial it launched with US carrier JetBlue has been a success at Boston's main airport.

Interview

Interview: Jumio's Robert Prigge on digital ID and biometrics 08 August 2017

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

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.  


World Bank, Accenture outline universal ID vision for developing nations

ID solutions firm Accenture and the World Bank have published a study into how universal ID and biometrics can foster financial inclusion and improve vital services in developing countries.


Can biometrics help with Europe’s migrant problem?

The European Union’s plans to use biometrics to identify a flood of migrants arriving in the continent are raising questions over how much “proportionate coercion” will be deemed acceptable in gathering fingerprint data.


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.


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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.
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DERMALOG Identification Systems GmbH The German software company is a global market leader in biometric solutions. With products ranging from high-tech AFIS and border control systems to the most secure identity card in the world.
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