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South Africa’s Department of Social Development has seen a dramatic fall in social grant fraud thanks to the introduction of biometric identification, according to a senior official.
Irish startup B-secure has developed an algorithm which uses your heartbeat as a way of identifying and authenticating.
US banking and payments tech firm FIS has announced that it will provide fingerprint access to its Cardless Cash ATM mobile banking application via Apple's TouchID
The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) has announced a new range of funding for any pilot privacy-enhancing technologies.
Algerian officials have confirmed that issuing of the country's first biometric ID card will start
The chairman of a Somali company called the First Somali Bank (FSB) has revealed plans to launch a biometrics-backed money transfer scheme.
New York-based firm CLEAR has announced that its facial and iris recognition-enabled security kiosks are to be integrated into the Transportation Security Administration's existing Pre-Check system at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Tech firm SRI International has granted an exclusive license of its Iris on the Move technologies to Samsung.
Anti-spoofing and liveness detection specialist NexID has announced
that shipments of version 2.0 of its fake-finger-detection (FFD) solution have begun.
Sweden’s Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has received a US$10.5 million order for its touch fingerprint sensor FPC1025 from a buyer targeting smartphone manufacturers in China, just a week after winning an $8.6 million order from the same region.
Crossmatch has revealed that a fingerprint login reader it has installed at point-of-sale stations for clothing accessory retailer Goorin Bros has been designed to protect the retailer.
South Korean biometrics firm Suprema has reported “record” revenues of $65.5 million in 2014.
Encinitas Union School in San Diego is set to launch a facial recognition project that will see children log in to their iPads using biometrics.
The locations and procedures of United States’ Customs and Border Protection biometric entry pilots have been leaked ahead of their launch this year.
Switzerland’s OneVisage has launched a product called SelfiLogin that uses a smartphone’s existing camera to map a 3d image of users for authentication.
British firm Vrai Mobile has launched an iOS personal information manager app that is protected with voice biometrics.
Biometrics have a huge role to play in helping authenticate the customer in as painless and frictionless a way as possible, says Visa Europe's Jonathan Vaux.
Richard Reiner, VP Technology at Safe Identity in Intel's Security Group, tells Planet Biometrics that intelligent authentication engines are needed if users are to wave goodbye to passwords.
Banks, telcos and other organizations are enrolling voiceprints at ever increasing rate. But voice biometrics isn’t something that an organization can simply implement and assume success.
For debit and credit card companies, biometric technology removes any question of whether a customer is actually present for the transaction, and is significantly more secure than issuing a PIN.