What is 'silent authentication'?
Enter the era of biometric cards
Passwords are dead, now what?
Next's CEO on the future for fingerprints
Face recognition: the societal debate
Secunet on Europe's Entry Exit System
The route to digital driving licences
Financial security vs the customer experience
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Latest Headlines

Change in the leadership team of IDEX Biometrics 15 March 2019

IDEX Biometrics, a provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, is making changes to its senior leadership team.


New report on the ethics of biometric technologies 15 March 2019

A new report by Peace Research Institute Oslo addresses the widespread ethical issues raised by the increasing use of biometric technologies. 


Speakers join the connect:ID line up 14 March 2019

The organisers of connect:ID 2019 have announced major additions to the industry-leading identity tech event's speaker line-up.


Biometric tech launched at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport 14 March 2019

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport has launched Clear biometric boarding technology.


China pilots facial recognition subway payments 14 March 2019

A local subway operator in Shenzen is testing facial recognition subway access, powered by a 5G network, as spotted by the South China Morning Post.

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Highland Baking Company facing Bipa suit 14 March 2019

Highland Baking Company has become the latest US firm to face a lawsuit over its biometric usage.


South Africa urges welfare recipients to register biometrics 14 March 2019

South Africa's Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has urged all annuitants such as pensioners, children and spouses that receive a monthly pension benefit from GIPF to visit their nearest GIPF office to register for biometrics. 


IBM faces privacy row for using Flickr in face-recognition project 13 March 2019

A report by NBC News has revelaed that IBM has been using around one million images from the image-hosting platform Flickr to train its facial recognition AI, without the permission of the people in the photos.


Heathrow Airport installs ICM's self-service bag-drop units 13 March 2019

Heathrow Airport has installed over 100 Series 1 Type 2 self-service bag-drop (SSBD) units from ICM in Terminals 2, 3 and 5, as airlines continue to embrace this new technology.


NEXT Biometrics and MK Group to partner on Vietnam, South Africa and Brazil 13 March 2019

Fingerprint sensor technology company NEXT Biometrics and secure authentication and smart card solutions provider MK Group have agreed to extend their cooperation.


SensibleVision’s 3D solution targets racial bias 12 March 2019

SensibleVision, a global developer of biometric technologies, today announced a partnership with agriculture technology company NoveTechnologies to deliver Protocol, a 3D face recognition biometric solution.


NEXT Biometrics appoints Russia partner 12 March 2019

Fingerprint sensor technology firm Next Biometrics has has appointed LLP UniComm as its authorised distributor for access control solutions in Russia.


New EU ID cards to have biometric chip 12 March 2019

The EU council has agreed that all new EU ID cards will come with a chip containing a facial image and two fingerprints of the holder.


UK confirms eGate user expansion 12 March 2019

The UK secretary of state has signed an order mandating the expansion of countries  whose nationals will be eligible to use ePassport gates to enter the UK from summer 2019.


NatWest launching biometric card payments trial 11 March 2019

As part of a national trial NatWest is piloting cutting edge, biometric fingerprint technology with 200 customers. The trial is due to begin in the coming weeks.


Ipsidy announces 2018 results 11 March 2019

Identity as a Service (IDaaS) platform Ipsidy, which delivers a suite of mobile, biometric identity solutions has announced its results for the year ended December 31, 2018.


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Commentary

Special Report on the January SC37 Meetings 04 March 2019

A lot is going on in the biometric standards world - and if you are passionate about the future of these standards, get involved.


Company spotlight: ID R&D 03 October 2018

In this interview, Planet Biometrics spoke to Konstantin Simonchik, CTO and co-founder of ID R&D, about the company’s history, aspirations, and its position on future biometrics trends.
 


Guest Post: Why advanced liveness is a necessity when it comes to spoof detection 12 September 2018

True liveness detection in real-time is absolutely critical, whether it is just for a login identity authentication or remote on-boarding and enrolment.


Guest Post: Biometric cards and the top of the value chain 10 September 2018

 IDEX anticipates that each banking customer will deploy as many as 100,000 biometric cards to their account holders by the end of 2018. 


Guest Post: Face recognition and the philosophical, societal and legal debate 25 July 2018

When using real-time facial recognition to secure spaces, we are clearly touching on surveillance-related issues that could infringe on our privacy


SDW 2018 Interview: secunet on EES 23 June 2018

Frank Steffens, Principal in the Homeland Security division of Germany’s secunet relates their approach to the biometric Entry/Exit System (EES) planned in Europe


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Company Spotlights

Company Spotlight: Next Biometrics

Planet Biometrics talks to Next Biometrics CEO Ritu Favre.


Company Spotlight - SITA

Company spotlights have been created to give firms operating in the biometrics and identity industry an opportunity to discuss trends, product innovations and achievements. Planet Biometrics talks to global IT provider SITA.


Company Spotlight: Ideal Innovations

Arlington-based facial recognition technology firm Ideal Innovations discusses the latest industry trends and the company's history.


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Guest Post: Finger authentication could be answer to crypto crime 08 Nov 18

Fingerprint authentication will hold the key to a safe and secure future in crypto.


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