Feature: The World Bank's identity vision
Finding Pakistan's 'ghost teachers'
Feature: Iris solution helps Syrian refugees glimpse bright future
Interview: Mitek's Michael Hagen
Synaptics’ Alfred Woo on ‘in-glass’ fingerprint sensors
Blog: The human element in face recognition
Interview – Next Biometrics' Tore Etholm-Idsoe
Analysis: Biometrics and forensics
Blog: Banking goes biometric
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Latest Headlines

Blog: Top trends for biometrics in financial services 12 February 2016

Biometrics is becoming an important tool within the security toolbox that can be utilised in the fight against financial fraud and identity theft.


Intercede launches mobile authentication solution 11 February 2016

Digital identity and credentials firm Intercede, has announced the launch a biometrics or PIN-based security solution that provides password and token free access to cloud services from mobile applications.


Acuity reveals growth in biometric smartphone use 11 February 2016

Research group Acuity Market Intelligence has revealed that the biometric smartphone market has seen rapid growth in recent months, with an estimated 600 million biometric smartphones in use today, representing 28% of the global installed base of smartphones. 


Interview: BIO-key CEO Mike DePasquale on mass adoption 11 February 2016

Planet Biometrics talked to Michael DePasquale, BIO-key's Chairman and CEO, about the importance of a partnership with Microsoft and the company’s recent progress.


FIDO engages European Banking Authority on consumer authentication 11 February 2016

The FIDO Alliance has submitted responses and recommendations to the European Banking Authority (EBA) as part of a request the latter made for input on technical standards on strong customer authentication.

Event

SDW 2016 May 10-12 2016, London

The world’s leading document security show – now with the largest exhibition in history - focuses on ePassports, visas, driving licenses, national IDs, worker credentials, advanced border control, anti- counterfeiting, fraud detection, and much more.

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New Zealanders receptive to mobile payments, biometrics 10 February 2016

Research by global payments giant MasterCard suggests that payments with mobile devices, biometrics and wearables will be the norm in New Zealand in 10 years.


BluStor to begin shipping biometric ‘mobile briefcase’ 10 February 2016

Tech security firm BluStor has revealed that it will begin shipments of its CyberGate Secure Mobile Briefcase (SMB) next month.


FotoNation to showcase biometric, analytics solutions 10 February 2016

Biometric firm FotoNation has revealed that it will showcase its biometrics, electronic image stabilization (EIS) and advanced face analytics solutions at an upcoming conference.


Norwegian police to force suspect to use Touch ID 10 February 2016

A man suspected of drug possession in Norway has been ordered to use his fingerprint to unlock an iPhone the police believes stores crucial evidence. 


Biometrics to be ‘top distruptive’ eCommerce tech for 2016 09 February 2016

Finance and tech-focused research group Juniper has predicted that biometrics will be the top disruptive technology in digital commerce for 2016.


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Event

connect:ID 2016



This cutting-edge event is unique in that it gets under the hood of the whole ID market - from the issuing of secure credentials by government to the online digital identity revolution that could see passwords replaced and transactions secured with biometrics.

Commentary

Blog: Top trends for biometrics in financial services 12 February 2016

Biometrics is becoming an important tool within the security toolbox that can be utilised in the fight against financial fraud and identity theft.


Interview: BIO-key CEO Mike DePasquale on mass adoption 11 February 2016

Planet Biometrics talked to Michael DePasquale, BIO-key's Chairman and CEO, about the importance of a partnership with Microsoft and the company’s recent progress.


Integrated Biometrics VP David Gerulski on exorcising Pakistan’s ‘ghost teachers’ 11 January 2016

A ‘ghost teacher’ problem in Pakistan that had grown so bad it led to the closure of thousands of schools is finally being addressed through biometrics. Planet Biometrics talked to Integrated Biometrics Vice President David Gerulski about the unique challenges the project raised.


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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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