Security and compliance in mobile ID
Finding Pakistan's 'ghost teachers'
Feature: Iris solution helps Syrian refugees glimpse bright future
Are voice biometrics safe?
Post: Be a biometrics advocate
Next on the rise of flexible sensors
On iris and banking

Latest Headlines

DMI and NEC partner on US govt project 23 June 2017

DMI, a end-to-end mobility solutions firm, announced a strategic partnership with NEC Corporation of America to couple NEC’s biometric and advanced recognition technology with DMI’s mobile technologies and platforms.

Imprimerie Nationale Group to showcase biometric solutions at SDW 2017 22 June 2017

Secure biometric identity firm Imprimerie Nationale Group plans to showcase its offering of components, products, digital services at world-leading next generation identity event SDW 2017.

CLEAR solution deployed at LAX 22 June 2017

Air travel identity platform CLEAR has announced that it is now open for business at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).


Innovatrics launches Latent Editor 22 June 2017

Slovakian biometric software solutions company Innovatrics has launched Latent Editor, a solution which simplifies the editing and enhancement of latent fingerprint images. 

SmartCard Marketing Systems to partner with CardLogix on payments 22 June 2017

Cloud-hosted payment solutions firm SmartCard Marketing Systems has entered a partnership with CardLogix Corporation, a smart card manufacturer.

Vivo might win race for onscreen fingerprint scanner 22 June 2017

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo might the first to have a fingerprint sensor embedded in the screen, beating Samsung and Apple to the technology.

Fujitsu and Imageware enter partnership on enterprise project 21 June 2017

Fujitsu has said it is entering an agreement with ImageWare Systems to resell key security capabilities including enterprise mobile biometric user authentication as a service.

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NEXT Biometrics to mass produce flexible fingerprint sensors 21 June 2017

Norway's NEXT Biometrics is set to the first company to mass produce flexible fingerprint sensors.

Accenture, Microsoft develop biometrics and blockchain for digital ID initiative 20 June 2017

Identity solutions firm Accenture is working with Microsoft on a digital identity initiative that uses blockchain and biometrics.


SIA to launch eDocument Physical Security Certification Initiative at SDW 2017 20 June 2017

The Secure Identity Alliance (SIA), the global identity and secure eServices advisory body, plans to launch a new initiative to help issuers and manufacturers evaluate the integrity and effectiveness of current and planned secure eDocument physical security design features, at SDW 2017.


Kona I and Fingerprints enter smart card partnership 20 June 2017

Swedish biometric firm Fingerprints and South Korean tech firm Kona I plan to work together on biometric smart cards.

AimBrain raises $5m 20 June 2017

UK-based biometrics firm AimBrain, which is using face and voice recognition, and behavioural biometrics, to secure financial transactions, has raised £4m ($5 million) in series A funding.


Japan’s DDS buys 30,000 Bio-key fingerprint readers 20 June 2017

Japanese tech security firm DDS has has selected BIO-key’s SideSwipe finger scanners to provide secure biometric authentication.


New Microsoft Surface keyboard features 'hidden' fingerprint sensor 19 June 2017

The new Microsoft Modern keyboard comes with a fingerprint reader that works with Windows Hello.

Group warns over airport biometric solutions 19 June 2017

A privacy group has cited concerns over the expansion of biometric airport solutions.

Suprema to unveil BioEntry P2 19 June 2017

South Korean biometrics firm Suprema will unveil BioEntry P2, a mullion-type fingerprint access control device, at an upcoming trade show.

Secure Identity Alliance to focus on identity and borders at SDW 2017 19 June 2017

The Secure Identity Alliance will showcase a report on the practical realities of establishing identity and improving border control effectiveness in a new paper at SDW 2017.

Suprema to unveil biometrics-based intelligent access controller 16 June 2017

South Korean fingerprint specialists Suprema have developed a biometrics-based intelligent access controller.

Chinese store uses gait biometrics for payment 16 June 2017

A Swedish startup is working with a Chinese university on a store that uses walking gait as identity for payments.

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Guest Post: Digital ID - Biometrics are the key to marrying security and convenience 06 June 2017

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: The two-factor authentication mirage 08 May 2017

Current approaches to biometrics are leaving customers exposed

Guest Post: Biometrics at the borders 28 March 2017

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. 

Interview: MorphoTrak experts on the future of face recognition 22 March 2017

Planet Biometrics has quizzed two experts from one of the leaders in face recognition tech, MorphoTrak.

Guest Post: The Security Dialectic: Walls or Understanding? 06 March 2017

Security always seems to come down to these either-or propositions, but it doesn’t have to.

Interview: Tascent’s Joey Pritikin on the InSight One 24 February 2017

Planet Biometrics quizzes Joey Pritikin, Tascents VP of Marketing and Product Management, about the development of the InSight One.

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Company Spotlights

Company Spotlight: Regula

Document, banknote and securities authentication firm Regula discusses the latest industry trends and their company's history.

Company Spotlight: Speed Identity

Swedish biometric data capture and enrollment firm Speed Identity discusses the latest industry trends and their company's history with Planet Biometrics.

Latest Features

Guest blog: Physical attributes versus behavioural patterns – The privacy debate

There are several factors companies must consider before relying on physical biometric technology to authenticate users in an online environment

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.  

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