Security and compliance in mobile ID
Finding Pakistan's 'ghost teachers'
Feature: Iris solution helps Syrian refugees glimpse bright future
Interview: John Daugman
Mobile ID webinar
Blog: The human element in face recognition
Interview – Next Biometrics' Tore Etholm-Idsoe
Analysis: Biometrics and forensics
Blog: Banking goes biometric

Latest Headlines

Enacomm reveals AI banking assistant with voice biometrics 24 October 2016

Customer authentication firm Enacomm has unveiled a voice biometrics-enabled personal banking assistant called Eva.

Jumio adds facial recognition to mobile ID service 24 October 2016

Digital ID verification company, Jumio, has added face recognition to the company’s ID verification solution, Netverify.

Route Trading adds biometrics to MoneyRouter 21 October 2016

Remittance solutions firm Route Trading has implemented biometric security with its MoneyRouter software solution.

BioConnect and VoiceVault partner on finserv applications 21 October 2016

Biometrics access security firm BioConnect has revealed that it will partner with VoiceVault, with the latter’s voice recognition software added to the BioConnect Identity Platform.

UK digital bank Monzo selects AU10TIX for ID verification 21 October 2016

A new UK bank called Monzo Bank (Formerly Mondo Bank) has signed a 2-year contract with AU10TIX to power customer acquisition and fraud protection ID document authentication.

Singapore firm develops face recognition solution for travel fares 21 October 2016

A Singaporean firm has developed a face recognition system that would be implemented on transport systems.

Burundi sees biometric driving licence progress 21 October 2016

The Ministry of Public Security in Burundi has reported that 20,000 people have already registered for a new biometric driving licence.

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DeakinDigital integrates voice biometrics 20 October 2016

Credentialing provider firm DeakinDigital has voice biometrics functionality built into its online assessment platform.

Svenska Spel opts for Safran 20 October 2016

The Swedish lottery operator Svenska Spel has selected Safran Identity & Security’s ELITE for the renewal of its lottery terminals.

Synaptics Natural ID sensors selected for Huawei Honor 6X 19 October 2016

Human interface firm Synaptics has revealed that its Natural ID sensors have been selected for the Huawei Honor 6X. 

Study warns that half of all Americans on face database 19 October 2016

A report published by the Georgetown Center on Privacy & Technology has stated that US police forces are deploying face recognition technology in widespread, advanced, and unregulated areas.

FPC reveals OPPO, Smartisan deployments 19 October 2016

Sweden’s Fingerprint Cards has revealed that the OPPO R9s and R9s Plus were launched today featuring Fingerprints sensor FPC1245.

Tributes for former UK biometrics commissioner 19 October 2016

UK government bodies have expressed condolences at the passing away of  Alastair MacGregor, the former biometrics commissioner.

VocalZoom completes design phase with iFLYTEK 19 October 2016

Human-to-Machine Communication (HMC) optical sensor firm VocalZoom has completed the final stage of design work with Chinese  speech recognition platform  iFLYTEK.

Veridos secures ePassport deal with the Republic of Kosovo 19 October 2016

Veridos will continue to provide the Republic of Kosovo with ePassports for the next five years.

Unisys set to help CBP modernize US border security systems 18 October 2016

Tech intelligence firm Unisys has secured a five-year contract from the Customs and Border Protection to update border systems that CBP uses to identify people and vehicles.

NEC develops prototype fingerprint sensing device for newborns, infants 18 October 2016

Japanese technology firm NEC has revealed a prototype fingerprint sensing device for newborns and infants, following work pioneered by biometrics expert Anil Jain.

Next Biometrics reports rising revenues in Q3 18 October 2016

Norwwgian fingerprint sensor maker Next Biometrics has reported that third quarter revenues reached 28.4 million Norwegian crowns ($3.5 million), from 26.6 in Q2.

Biometric blockchain firm HYPR raises $3m in funding 18 October 2016

Biometric security firm HYPR has raised $3 million in financing from RTP, Boldstart and Mesh Ventures to accelerate enterprise deployment of its biometric authentication suite.   

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Interview: STC Group on the launch of OnePass 21 September 2016

Planet Biometrics caught up with STC Group to learn more about its multimodal OnePass solution.

Interview: Vkansee president Jason Chaikin on iris and banking 25 August 2016

Planet Biometrics caught up with Vkansee president Jason Chaikin to gather his thoughts on iris solutions for mobile banking.

Guest post: The evolution of smartcards 02 August 2016

There are key challenges that need to be addressed to enable the use of fingerprint sensors in smartcards…

Guest post: Biometric access control for accreditation 01 August 2016

Access control is a vital factor for organisations working towards ISO 27001 accreditation.

Tascent’s Joey Pritikin on mobile and multi-modal 19 July 2016

Planet Biometrics caught up with Joey Pritikin, VP Marketing and Product Management at Tascent, to discuss the firm's new multi-modal mobile biometric solution, the Tascent M6.

Accenture’s Cyrille Bataller on AI and biometric borders 27 June 2016

Planet Biometrics caught up with Cyrille Bataller, Artificial Intelligence lead at Accenture, to learn about his team’s AI initiatives for borders.

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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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