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Former 9/11 commission border counsel and special counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Janice Kephart has said that a ‘travel ban’ section of President Donald Trump’s recent executive order “is unnecessary and discriminatory”.
Finnish customer authentication firm MePin has added biometric security to its it's MePIN Universal Authentication platform.
Portugese biometric border solutions firm Vision-Box has implemented face recognition-enabled ABC biometric gates at French border for the Eurostar rail link in St Pancras station in London.
Apple has patented a new authentication solution for smartphones that would see a range of micro-LEDs used for fingerprint recognition rather than a dedicated sensor.
A network of shops in the US state of Missouri have installed face recognition cameras that can detect if a shopper is wearing a mask or is a previous shoplifter.
A company from Luxembourg is developing an animated border guard system that could involve avatars questioning passengers at home on their mobile, PCs or tablets, while using facial recognition for security.
Israeli biometrics firm FST, which has developed IMID in-motion visual identification technology, has said the solution has been integrated with AMAG's Symmetry access control.
Voice biometrics and recognition firm Nuance has revealed plans to work with behavioural biometrics company BioCatch on anti-fraud solutions.
Following the lead set by Illinois, four other US states are now considering legislation related to biometric data.
Sweden’s Precise Biometrics has reported a rise in consolidated net sales to SEK 25.7 million (US$2.8m) in the fourth quarter, but a fall in operating profit before depreciation to SEK 3.8 million.
Citi Malaysia has said that voice biometrics are having a major impact on its customer operations although the technology was only implemented last year.
Secure identity solutions firm Imprimerie Nationale Group has announced that it has delivered a multi biometric ID documents platform for the Republic of Djibouti.
The UN is mulling a biometric ID card that could be used by its staff and representatives, a former senior official has told South Korean media.
Swedish fingerprint Precise Biometrics sensor and software firm has finalised its purchase of US-based liveness detection specialists NexID.
Norfolk International Terminals (NIT) at the Port of Virginia has begun a biometric access trial that allows truckers access through fingerprint scans.
All foreign visitors to China will now be fingerprinted at border points to enhance national security, the Ministry of Public Security said on Thursday.
Belgian newspapers have reported that a new police plan for future surveillance cameras on roads will include a provision for face recognition.
Germany’s federal migration agency has stated that all its regional outposts must ensure that every refugee is fingerprinted on their arrival in the country.
Portuguese identity firm Vision-Box has noted that its technology is being used in a key face recognition pilot in the Netherland’s Schiphol airport.
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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.
Planet Biometrics caught up with STC Group to learn more about its multimodal OnePass solution.
Planet Biometrics caught up with Vkansee president Jason Chaikin to gather his thoughts on iris solutions for mobile banking.
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.