What is 'silent authentication'?
Enter the era of biometric cards
Passwords are dead, now what?
Next's CEO on the future for fingerprints
Face recognition: the societal debate
Secunet on Europe's Entry Exit System
The route to digital driving licences
Financial security vs the customer experience
Planet Biometrics 2019 Conference & Exhibition
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Planet Biometrics Show 2019

@ Identity Week London


Brought to you by the Planet Biometrics editorial team, this fully-featured exhibition and cutting-edge conference, will bring together the global community of biometric identity specialists within government and industry.

Latest Headlines

NEC develops 5G face recognition system 17 January 2019

NEC announced the provision of a facial recognition demo system utilizing Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC),.


ZKTeco USA announces partnership with V-Authenticate 17 January 2019

ZKTeco USA, a provider of biometric and RFID security solutions, has announced a strategic partnership with V-Authenticate.


secunet gives details on Hungary eGate project 17 January 2019

Secunet, as a subcontractor to ARH, will deliver 14 secunet easygates to Liszt Ferenc International Airport in Budapest and Debrecen International Airport.


Sberbank and Azbuka Vkusa launch fingerprint payment service 16 January 2019

Russia's Sberbank and the supermarket Azbuka Vkusa have said Russian residents can pay for shopping using their fingerprint at all AV supermarkets that are equipped with biometric POS terminals.


Canada's digital ID system could use biometrics, blockchain 16 January 2019

Officials in Canadian Bankers Association says the country has to develop a digital ID system that could use blockchain, biometrics and document review over a live video connection.

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Quebec opts for Gemalto and SAAQ 16 January 2019

Gemalto and the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) have been chosen to produce health insurance cards.


Fingerprints enters deal with Identity Devices 16 January 2019

Biometrics company Fingerprint Cards and Identity Devices Sweden AB (Identity Devices) today announced a multi-year partnership.


Idex: UK consumers call for biometric smart cards beyond payments 15 January 2019

Research by IDEX Biometrics has revealed that 38% of UK consumers would like to see biometric methods of authentication introduced to wider Government identification such as driving licences, NI numbers and passports.


US judge rules that police can't force biometric phone unlocks 15 January 2019

A judge in California has ruled that authorities can't force people to unlock their smartphones using their face, eyes or fingerprints.


Applied Recognition and Intellicheck join forces on digital ID 15 January 2019

Applied Recognition and Intellicheck have announced a new partnership to advance digital identity authentication. 


ID R&D to expand with new office in Santa Clara 15 January 2019

ID R&D, a biometric solutions provider offering AI-based voice, behavioral, and anti-spoofing user authentication capabilities, today announced its expansion into Silicon Valley with the opening of a Santa Clara office.


Technavio expects 15% growth in biometrics market 14 January 2019

The global biometrics market is expected to post a CAGR of over 15% during the period 2019-2023, according to the latest market research report by Technavio.


Gemalto awarded contract for Uganda’s new e-Immigration solution 14 January 2019

Gemalto, in cooperation with local partner SCINTL, has been awarded the contract for the supply of a Border Management System (BMS)  including  airport self-service eKiosks at Entebbe.


OCBC Bank introduces facial recognition for mobile banking 14 January 2019

Singapore's OCBC Bank has said customers can access its mobile banking app through facial biometrics with the introduction of OCBC OneLook.


Suprema to license BioSign under-display fingerprint algorithm 14 January 2019

Suprema, a biometrics and ID solutions firm, announced that the company has entered into a commercial software license and distribution agreement with Qualcomm Technologies for the licensing of Suprema's BioSign, its under-display fingerprint recognition algorithm.


Tuya Smart launches face recogntion home ioT 11 January 2019

Tuya Smart is scheduled to launch a video doorbell that will employ artificial intelligence and facial recognition to identify members of a family based a single image of each person.


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Commentary

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. 


Guest Post: Face recognition and the philosophical, societal and legal debate 25 July 2018

When using real-time facial recognition to secure spaces, we are clearly touching on surveillance-related issues that could infringe on our privacy


SDW 2018 Interview: secunet on EES 23 June 2018

Frank Steffens, Principal in the Homeland Security division of Germany’s secunet relates their approach to the biometric Entry/Exit System (EES) planned in Europe


Face recognition plan for US borders 07 June 2018

In August, Customs and Border Protection will deploy a new system for scanning drivers' faces as they leave the US.


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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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Cognitec Systems - The Face Recognition Company Cognitec develops market-leading face recognition technologies and applications for customers and government agencies around the world, with products for database search, video screening, border control, and photo capturing/quality assessment.
Advance Systems Inc Advance Systems is a biometric time clock attendance solution provider. Our core modules are time & attendance, absence management, employee scheduling, hr software, mobile workforce management, employee self-service.
Vision-Box Vision-Box is dedicated to improving the quality, convenience, efficiency and security in travel and border control offering biometric-based digital identity management solutions.
SITA SITA’s iBorders biometric identification solutions provides real-time identification and biometric identity assurance for secure self-service border crossing facilities.
DERMALOG Identification Systems Germany's largest manufacturer of biometric devices and systems provides a wide range of identification solutions, including the latest generation of fingerprint and document scanners as well as high-performance AFIS and ABIS systems.

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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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