AFIS/Livescan

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

Latest Headlines

Green Bit to showcase new live scanner readers 08 September 2017

Italy-based biometrics firm Green Bit has announced plans to launch a brand-new Palm livescan family “MultiScan527t” at an upcoming event.


Wikileaks shows CIA developed covert biometrics sharing too 25 August 2017

New files published by Wikileaks detail a CIA project called ExpressLane that appears to have covertly ensured all other agencies were playing fair in terms of biometric data sharing.


Philippines mulling biometrics-based digital ID system 18 August 2017

Philippine officials from its central bank have said that the country is considering a biometrics-based digital ID system similar to India's.


SDW 2017 sees attendee numbers soar to new record 20 July 2017

Leading next-generation government and citizen ID event SDW 2017 has revealed year-on-year growth in visitorship of 6%, and a record level of conference attendees.

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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