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

Latest Headlines

NEC Australia secures US$39m biometric contract with Crimtac 29 April 2016

Identity security firm NEC Australia has won an AU$52m (US$39m) contract with Australia’s law-enforcement technology agency CrimTrac.

Idex wins follow-on order for cardinal fingerprint sensor 29 April 2016

Norwegian fingerprint sensor firm IDEX has received follow-on volume production orders for its Cardinal Q touch fingerprint sensor.

Lenovo forms spinoff focusing on biometric authentication 28 April 2016

Chinese tech manufacturer Lenovo has revealed plans to create a biometric authentication wing that will help push China's cyberspace security agenda amid increasing risks of hacking, data breaches and identity theft.

FPC Q1 profit misses expectations, but ‘implict growth’ still envisioned 28 April 2016

Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprint Cards has reported revenues of SEK 1,491 million (US$184m) , 6 percent below estimates of SEK 1,594 million, for the first quarter. However, officials have said that 2016 revenue guidance is now implicitly a stronger forecast.

Uber says it may depart Houston over biometric law 28 April 2016

Ride-hailing app Uber has said it could halt all services in the city of Houston if it enforces a law that would require all its drivers to undergo fingerprint checks.


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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HYPR integrates EyeVerify’s EyeprintID into its biometric security 27 April 2016

Enterprise biometric security firm HYPR has partnered with EyeVerify to integrate the latter’s Eyeprint ID technology into the HYPR Biometric Security Suite.

Aware reports rise in Q1 revenues, stock buyback 27 April 2016

Biometric solutions firm Aware has reported that revenues reached $4.8 million in the first quarter, an increase of 17% compared to $4.1 million in the same quarter last year. 

US’s ICE mulling fingerprinting for child sponsors 27 April 2016

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has said it may start fingerprinting the parents and guardians who want to claim migrant children illegally entering the country.

Fingerprint Cards joining Microsoft workshops in China and Taiwan 27 April 2016

Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprint Cards will take part in Microsoft’s Windows Hardware Engineering Community workshops in Shenzhen, China and Taipei, Taiwan, the company has revealed.

Infosys Finacle working with Onegini on mobile banking 27 April 2016

Infosys Finacle has revealed it is partnering with mobile authentication firm Onegini on a mobile banking app incorporating multi-modal biometrics.

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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.


Interview: Hans Miller on the Mobile Passport Control app 13 April 2016

A Mobile Passport Control (MPC) app is making life easier for US and Canadian arrivals at a growing number of US airports

How US government can go mobile with FIDO 12 April 2016

For agencies looking to optimize security, usability, privacy, and effectively performing their missions, FIDO’s open, interoperable industry specifications can help them obtain the best of all worlds. 

Nok Nok Labs CEO Phil Dunkelberger on adoption 06 April 2016

Planet Biometrics talks to Nok Nok Labs CEO Phil Dunkelberger about the challenges that the mobile authentication industry faces in terms of adoption, privacy and security.

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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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