Security and compliance in mobile ID
Finding Pakistan's 'ghost teachers'
Feature: Iris solution helps Syrian refugees glimpse bright future
Interview: John Daugman
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

Latest Headlines

Bengaluru police to procure advanced fingerprint system 30 August 2016

Law enforcement authorities in Bengaluru, capital of India's southern Karnataka state, plan to launch a procurement process for an advanced fingerprint recognition system.

Vision-Box SmartGates clear 10m passengers at Australian airports 30 August 2016

Portugese biometric border control specialists Vison-Box has revealed that its SmartGates in Australian airports have now welcomed and authenticated some 10 million passengers.

BioConnect and EyeVerify to work together in financial sector 30 August 2016

Biometric access control firm BioConnect and eye-print specialists EyeVerify have revealed plans to work together on identity and authentication in the financial sector.

Tyco Integrated Security and EyeLock to partner 30 August 2016

Surveillance security firm Tyco Integrated Security has announced it will partner with EyeLock on iris-based identity authentication solutions.

Egyptian army body negotiating on biometric devices for airports 30 August 2016

Egypt’s Armed Forces Arming Authority, a Ministry of Defence agency, is coordinating with the country’s airports authority on plans to introduce biometric security for staff access. 

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Met Police to trial face recognition at Notting Hill Carnival 26 August 2016

The Met Police will pilot live, real-time facial recognition tool in West London’s Notting Hill Carnival this year, reveals tech media.

Face authentication systems provider points to liveness detection strengths 26 August 2016

Face authentication systems firm Sensible Vision has responded a study related to spoofing attacks on face recognition systems.

NEXT Biometrics announces 2Q results, plans for smart card segment 26 August 2016

Norwegian fingerprint sensor makers NEXT Biometrics has revealed that sales in the second quarter rose to 26.6 million Norwegian Krone (NOK) ($3.2 million), up from MNOK 5.2 in the first quarter. 

Researchers use patterns to fool face detection 26 August 2016

A team of scientists from the University of California, Berkeley have conducted a study that shows that it is possible to construct images that a well-known face detection algorithm recognizes as containing faces - yet no human would consider a face.

Australian govt criticised over digital identity plans 26 August 2016

A privacy advocate group in Australia has slammed the government’s plans for a new digital identity system, expressing “serious concern” about federated identity.

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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.

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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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