AFIS/Livescan

This section provides readers with all the news, press releases and reports on the AFIS/Livescan sector…

Latest Headlines

connect:ID 2017 to explore biometric entry/exit issues 16 February 2017

Secure identity technology event connect:ID 2017 is set to host a high-profile stakeholder debate on the long-awaited implementation of a biometric exit programme in the US. 


New editor for Planet Biometrics and Security Document World 27 September 2016

Publishing and events company Science Media Partners has named Craig Guthrie as editor of the group’s industry leading publications, Planet Biometrics and Security Document World.


Jenetric scanner gains FBI tenprint certification 12 August 2016

German supplier Jenetric has said that its tenprint scanner – claimed to be the world’s smallest - makes rolled finger capture much easier.


NEC launches SmartScan 08 August 2016

NEC Corporation of America (NEC) has announced the introduction of SmartScan, an advanced multi-modal biometric capture solution

Features

Waving goodbye to queues with your fingerprint?

Advanced optical biometric devices that read fingerprints at walking speed, as users wave their hands through scanners, promise to resolve speed issues raised by previous biometric authentication methods. But experts caution that it may not be so straightforward.


India boldly takes biometrics where no country has gone before

Here is an in-depth overview of how well biometric technology is performing in India's UID project. And, more crucially, it explains why performance is so good?

 


The Upcoming International Biometric Vocabulary Standard

The entire biometrics community has suffered from vocabulary confusion, especially in large-scale, public procurements. Help is at hand thanks to a standards initiative looking specifically at Vocabulary Harmonization.


The Importance of Using 1000 ppi in Law Enforcement

This excellent article highlights the benefits of capturing fingerprints at 1000 ppi rather than 500 ppi, especially for law enforcement agencies…


Automated Personal Identification

This book is a rare and exciting find in the US Library of Congress. It is one of the very earliest analyses of automated personal identity technology and was written at the birth of what we now know as the modern biometrics industry. Despite being written in 1974, the authors saw with impressive clarity many of the issues that remain today as some of the most difficult problems to solve.

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