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Goodix and Egis in patent scrap over in-display sensors 18 July 2019

China-based biometrics firm Shenzhen Goodix Technology has announced that it is filing a complaint with Beijing Intellectual Property Court, alleging that Taiwan-based Egis Technology (Egistec) has infringed upon a patent.


NEC provides facial recognition system for admission control at EU Summit 17 July 2019

NEC and its Romanian Branch office, part of NEC Eastern Europe, announced the provision of a facial recognition system for admission control at the EU Summit held in Sibiu, Romania on May 9, 2019. 
 


WebAuthn now available on all Nulab’s software 17 July 2019

International company Nulab has enabled support for WebAuthn on all of its collaborative software: project management tool Backlog, cloud-based diagramming software Cacoo, and chat app Typetalk.  


PCLOB to review airport facial recognition 16 July 2019

The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board has voted to initiate three new oversight projects, including a review of the use of facial recognition and other biometric technologies in aviation security.


Biometric smart card production reaches mass production milestone 16 July 2019

Idex has confirmed that one of its Asian customers has achieved cost-effective, mass production standards for biometric smart cards.  

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Feitian solution supports Fido2 for Windows 16 July 2019

Feitian has said it provides the first authentication system to provide FIDO2 fingerprint biometric solutions for Microsoft personal account and Microsoft Azure AD to eliminate passwords. 


Auraya launches Eva for Amazon Connect 15 July 2019

Voice biometrics firm Auraya has announced the launch of EVA for Amazon Connect.


UK facial recognition trials backed by home secretary 15 July 2019

UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid has given his support to British police over their recent pilots of facial recognition cameras.


Fujitsu launches palm vein login API suite 15 July 2019


Fujitsu has launched a new, extended range of PalmSecure-based biometric security solutions.


Fed warns on impact of 'Synthetic identity' theft 12 July 2019

The US Federal Reserve says a new crime trend has seen fraudsters combine a fake name and other fictional personal data such as a date of birth with a true Social Security number.


Nigerian mint to take over ePassport production 12 July 2019

Nigeria's Federal Government has cancelled the printing of e-passports by companies other than the Nigerian Printing and Minting Company.


North Dakota to process fingerprint-based criminal background checks faster 12 July 2019

The North Dakota Department of Human Services will launch a new simplified criminal background check as part of its work to continue reducing the time it takes to process fingerprint-based criminal background checks.


Charlotte Douglas airport to use face recognition 12 July 2019

Charlotte Douglas International Airport is working to bring facial recognition to passengers flying internationally.


Facebanx joins NICE Actimize’s X-Sight marketplace 11 July 2019

NICE Actimize, a NICE business and leader in autonomous financial crime management, today announced that Facebanx has joined the X-Sight Marketplace


BIO-key raises $2.55m in private placement 11 July 2019

BIO-key International has announced the sale of a $3.06 million Senior Secured Convertible Note to Lind Global Macro Fund, LP. At closing, $2.55 million was funded.


Corvus releases Tetrad ID sleeve 11 July 2019

Integrated Biometrics announced today that Corvus Integration has made the Integrated Biometrics Five-O ten-print fingerprint scanner part of their latest device, the Tetrad ID Sleeve handheld multi-modal biometric identity and networking solution.


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Commentary

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.


Guest Post: Biometric cards and the top of the value chain 10 September 2018

 IDEX anticipates that each banking customer will deploy as many as 100,000 biometric cards to their account holders by the end of 2018. 


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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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Latest Features

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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