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This section covers all the news and information not included in earlier section, such as the use of biometrics for surveillance or for military ID and so on…

Latest Headlines

EAB joins SIA as Advisory Observer 16 November 2018

Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) announces that the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) has joined its ranks as an Advisory Observer.


Visa and IBM to launch digital ID project 24 October 2018

Visa has announced new product details surrounding digital identity in preparation for a first quarter 2019 launch of Visa B2B Connect.


IBIA announces strategic partnership with IJIS 11 October 2018

The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) has announced a Strategic Alliance Agreement (SAA) with the Integrated Justice Information Systems (IJIS) Institute and its first undertaking -- the formation of the Biometrics Task Force.

 

Features

Biometric Standardisation in the European Union: CEN TC224 WG18

Having a harmonized vocabulary on biometric terminology would prove very helpful in creating a common European market for biometric technology and its applications.


Holding ghosts accountable: Biometrics bring greater transparency to African public sector

The insidious nature of corruption presents a formidable obstacle for the improvement of any society. One of the more nuanced forms of corruption occurs through the employment of “ghost workers. But biometrics is being successfuly used to help eliminate the problem.


EAB Contribution to Horizon 2020 consultations

An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.


Automated Personal Identification

This book is a rare and exciting find in the US Library of Congress. It is one of the very earliest analyses of automated personal identity technology and was written at the birth of what we now know as the modern biometrics industry. Despite being written in 1974, the authors saw with impressive clarity many of the issues that remain today as some of the most difficult problems to solve.

Events


Securex West Africa 16-17 Apr 19

connect:ID 2019 Event supported by Planet Biometrics 29 Apr 19 - 01 May 19


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