AFIS/Livescan

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

Latest Headlines

AuthenticID launches card not present authentication solution 25 May 2017

Identity solutions firm AuthenticID has announced the introduction of an expansion of its CatfishAIR Identity Platform to provide real-time identity authorization for payment card transactions.


Mobile driving licences coming into sharp focus at connect:ID 2017 20 April 2017

A coming shift towards mobile or digital driving licences that many expect will occur in the next decade – or sooner – will have major ramifications for the identity industry.


US border security at the heart of connect:ID 2017 20 April 2017

Border security in the USA is about to undergo major change in the wake of President Trump’s election to office, with land, sea, and air borders set to be shaken up with a raft of new or revitalized policies


Indian firm trials biometric blood bank management system 27 March 2017

A tech startup in India is piloting a system that links a person’s biometrics to their blood donation records, to prevent contamination and other issues.

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.

Sponsored Links

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