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The UN High Commissioner for Refugees has revealed details of a biometric system it has deployed in Thailand to register Myanmar refugees.
Britain has launched an ePassport trial for 12-17 year olds at Glasgow and Stansted airports, saying it could extend the capability on a wider scale depending on its results.
Researchers have developed a new technology using ultrasonic fingerprint sensors that they say promises greater security.
Swedish fingerprint authentication software firm Precise Biometrics has revealed that its Precise BioMatch Mobile solution has been deployed on two Chinese smartphones.
Chinese smartphone developer One Plus has boasted that the fingerprint sensor on its next flagship will work faster than the Touch ID solution deployed on the iPhone.
Israel’s parliament has approved an extension to a biometric identity card pilot.
Kenya’s ministry of education has deployed a mobile student attendance tracking and monitoring system that uses an iris recognition solution developed by South Korea’s Iritech.
Face Forensics, a Canadian biometrics company, has announced a significant enhancement to its partial face recognition capability.
Technology focused research group Tractica has predicted that strong adoption of facial recognition during the next several years in mobile device authentication will see the market’s value climb to more than US$122.8 million worldwide by 2024.
US bank Wells Fargo has announced that it will pilot a voice, face and even eye-vein biometrics to authenticate mobile users of its Commercial Electronics Office (CEO) portal.
Planet Biometrics talked to Conor White, Americas President at Daon, about the firm’s motivations in developing the IdentityX solution.
Planet Biometrics talked to USAA's Gary McAlum, CSO and SVP of Enterprise Security, about the financial service provider's biometric banking app.
Planet Biometrics talked to Jonathan Levitt, a lead associate with BAH, about the VAMPIRE device’s development history and its capabilities.
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.
The European Union’s plans to use biometrics to identify a flood of migrants arriving in the continent are raising questions over how much “proportionate coercion” will be deemed acceptable in gathering fingerprint data.
Having a harmonized vocabulary on biometric terminology would prove very helpful in creating a common European market for biometric technology and its applications.