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Canadian firm Nymi, which has developed a wearable biometric wristband using ECG for authentication, has announced the addition of John Haggard to its executive team as CEO.
Toshiba has introduced its first CMOS image sensor to enable iris recognition for improved security on mobile devices.
EU interior ministers are set to meet in Luxembourg on Thursday to discuss progress in a US$1 billion plan to create a biometric border system in the continent that will scan visiting non-EU nationals.
Swedish biometric sensor firm Fingerprint Cards has reported that third-quarter revenue amounted to around 960 million SEK (US$116 million), based on preliminary figures, well above its guidance of around 860 million SEK.
Hong Leong Bank has created a biometrics-enabled mobile banking feature on its app that allows users to access ATMs and authenticate payments with their fingerprints.
Biometrics software and solutions provider Aware has drafted a comprehensive White Paper on the promise of cloud-based biometric identity proofing and authentication offered as services in larger markets.
Biometrics adoption is gathering pace, particularly in mobile financial services. But how mobile biometric solutions are going to evolve and be deployed to enable this level of market adoption remains far from clear.
Japan-based payments firm JCB plans to hold trials of payments authenticated by palm vein reading technology.
Canadian digital bank Tangerine has revealed it is experimenting with facial-recognition on mobile phones and other biometric login technologies.
The Virginia Department of Corrections has signed an agreement with identity firm Track Group to provide electronic monitoring services including GPS monitoring and biometric voice verification for over 16,000 offenders.
A wave of fingerprint sensor deployments on smartphones this year has been accompanied by increasing variety in the formats being implemented. Planet Biometrics talked to Alfred Woo, senior director of Marketing and Communications at Synaptics, about these swirling trends.
Fingerprint sensor deployments on smartphones and tablets have dominated the biometrics news in 2015, but could this tech race actually threaten the industry's long-term future? Planet Biometrics asks Tore Etholm-Idsoe, CEO of NEXT Biometrics.
Planet Biometrics caught up with David Benini, VP of market, to uncover insights about Aware’s strategy in regions such as Latin America and to discuss his views on the “fourth wave” of biometrics adoption.
Document, banknote and securities authentication firm Regula discusses the latest industry trends and their company's history.
Swedish biometric data capture and enrollment firm Speed Identity discusses the latest industry trends and their company's history with Planet Biometrics.
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.
Iris scanners are increasingly becoming a key focus for mobile device manufacturers as they look for that convenient and secure method to make sure users can keep their devices protected.