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Face recognition: the societal debate
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The route to digital driving licences
Financial security vs the customer experience
Planet Biometrics 2019 Conference & Exhibition
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Planet Biometrics Show 2019

@ Identity Week London


Brought to you by the Planet Biometrics editorial team, this fully-featured exhibition and cutting-edge conference, will bring together the global community of biometric identity specialists within government and industry.

Latest Headlines

Seyfarth Shaw launches biometrics group 16 May 2019

US law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP today announced the launch of its Biometrics Privacy Compliance & Litigation Group. 


NEXT Biometrics and Newland partner on biometric POS 16 May 2019

NEXT Biometrics has entered into a supply agreement with Fujian Newland Payment Technology  (Newland).


Biometrics Institute launches first universal privacy guidelines 16 May 2019

At the start of Privacy Awareness Week, the Biometrics Institute has released the latest update to its Privacy Guidelines. 


San Francisco bans face surveillance 15 May 2019

San Francisco has become the first US city to ban the use of facial recognition technology by police and other government agencies.


IFC study underlines iris solutions benefits 15 May 2019

A new study by IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, highlights the activities of several companies, including Irisguard, a start-up that allows refugees in Jordan to pay for food with a simple eye scan.

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EU Council adopts biometric justice regulations 15 May 2019

The EU Council has adopted two regulations establishing a framework for interoperability between EU information systems in the area of justice and home affairs. 


Vancouver Airport Authority wins innovation award for biometrics 15 May 2019

Vancouver Airport Authority (YVR) has been recognized as a winner of PwC Canada’s 2019 Vision to Reality (V2R) awards for its self-service border control solution, BorderXpress, in the Builder category


SecuGen brings fingerprint biometrics to Microsoft Remote Desktop 14 May 2019

SecuGen has announced the release of the SecuGen SDK Plugin for Microsoft Remote Desktop. 


Fingerprint sensor takes full LCD screen 14 May 2019

Taiwan's AU Optronics says it has developed the world's first full screen optical in-cell fingerprint sensor LTPS LCD.


NEXT Biometrics provides card specification for payment network 14 May 2019

Next Biometrics has announced that the company is supporting one of the top five US payment networks in mapping out biometric system-on-card (BSoC) specifications for payment smart cards. 


Final Day of the Identity Week Asia Call for Speakers! 14 May 2019

There is now only one day remaining to submit a speaking proposal for the Identity Week Asia 2019 Conference, before the deadline tomorrow.


NEC to deploy advanced surveillance system in Gurugram 13 May 2019

NEC Technologies India (NECTI), a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, has been awarded a contract as the master system integrator for installing CCTV surveillance and traffic management systems in Gurugram City, India.


Philippines selects Gemalto’s biometric voting solution 13 May 2019

The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in the Philippines has appointed Gemalto, a Thales company and partners, to develop, deploy and support the Biometric Voter Verification System for the 2019 Philippines National and Local Election. 


Vision-Box to provide Border Control Platform for Bahrain International Airport 13 May 2019

Vision-Box,a provider of biometric-based travel and digital identity solutions, is set to supply Bahrain International Airport’s new Passenger Terminal Building with a state-of-the-art Automated Border Control platform.


California rules against face recognition in bodycams 10 May 2019

California State Assembly has approved a proposal by Assembly member Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) that bans law enforcement from using facial recognition and biometric scanners in body cameras.


Evident ID raises $20mn 10 May 2019

Evident ID, a platform that powers identity and credential verification for many of the world’s fastest-growing companies, has raised $20 million in a Series B financing.


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Commentary

connect:ID 2019 Interview: i3's Richard Fenrich on fingerprint tech trends 25 April 2019

Ahead of connect:ID 2019, Planet Biometrics took time out to speak to Richard Fenrich, president and chief technical officer of i3 (Identification International) 


Guest Post: nVIAsoft on their biometric solution 09 April 2019

Cybersecurity and Identity Access Management (IAM) market leaders are seeking new means of securing identities.


Size matters: why bigger is better when it comes to the biometric fingerprint sensor 22 March 2019

Whilst there is no denying the fingerprint biometric smart card is reaching its inflection point, one barrier to mass market adoption is the cost of the sensors needed to take each person’s biometric fingerprint data.


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.


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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.


Guest Post: From frictionless to the right amount of friction 28 Mar 18

There are times when we need friction in order to keep us, our data or our finances secure.


Guest blog: Physical attributes versus behavioural patterns – The privacy debate 18 Jan 16

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


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