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The Canadian Revenue Agency has begun fingerprinting tax evasion suspects, creating a database that privacy advocates say could potentially impact on the travel freedoms of those suspects.
Iris-based identity firm Iritech has entered a co-promotion agreement with Egis Technology, a provider of fingerprint sensors.
Cloud biometrics developer BioID has announced the beta release of a new biometric trait it calls eye (periocular) recognition, as part of the BioID Web Service (BWS).
Ekin Technology, which is working on safe city tech, introduced new face recognition technology at the 20th European Police Congress this week in Berlin.
Norwegian fingerprint sensor firm IDEX has reported that revenues reached NOK 38.6 million ($4.6 million) last year, up from NOK 0.3 million in 2015.
Confirming tech speculation, Google has confirmed it is working on a fingerprint unlock feature for Chrome OS.
South Korean biometric sensor developer CrucialTec has told local media that a fingerprint sensor solution that works anywhere on a touch screen will be deployed this year.
MorphoTrust USA and Confirm have announced an expanded relationship in the commercial identity and authentication sector to offer scalable identity solutions to the commercial and consumer marketplace at an accelerated pace.
Senior Nigerian officials have confirmed that the country will create a biometric registry for its 2018 census.
Police in Dubai plan to use artificial intelligence and biometric facial recognition software to fight crime.
Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprint Cards has announced that Johan Wilsby has let his position as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
A report by anti-fraud firm Pindrop states that error rates on voice biometrics may double in a two-year span, leading the company to reccomend that multifactor authentication be deployed alongside voice authentication systems.
A biometric identity checking firm has found that most people are unable to spot forged passports in a new study.
Police in South Australia say that face recognition has proved such a useful boost in crime-fighting efforts, that it will now also be used to find missing people.
Iris recognition payment specialists IrisGuard have unveiled a new outdoor imager which targets the need to enroll vulnerable refugees and internally displaced persons in tough conditions.
Technology developed to identify human faces is being adapted to help tackle the illegal trade in lemurs.
US tech firm Apple has reportedly purchased an Israeli biometric company called RealFace, ramping up speculation that the next iPhone will use face recognition.
Japanese tech firm Fujitsu has announced the development of a technology that adds biometric security to through IoT devices using biometrics on smartphones and near-field wireless.
Secure identity technology event connect:ID 2017 is set to host a high-profile stakeholder debate on the long-awaited implementation of a biometric exit programme in the US.
Planet Biometrics quizzes Joey Pritikin, Tascents VP of Marketing and Product Management, about the development of the InSight One.
With the rise in mobile banking and transactions, organisations are starting to realise the importance of technology in enhancing the user experience.
Flexible fingerprint sensors can bring value and boost the implementation of fingerprint imaging technology in five key industries.
For voice biometrics to be trusted and ubiquitous, it must be unobtrusive, robust and secure.
Splashy headlines and erroneous news reports on biometrics make it harder for manufacturers and vendors to move the industry forward.
Planet Biometrics talks to Adam Oldfield, the EMEA Financial Services Sales Director at Unisys, about key trends shaping banking's convergence with biometrics.
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.
There are several factors companies must consider before relying on physical biometric technology to authenticate users in an online environment
In Jordan, a biometrics-backed project launched by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is helping Syrian refugees lead a normal life.