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

Gemalto places world’s first volume biometric payment card sensor order with FPC 21 February 2019

Fingerprint Cards technology has been selected by Gemalto to bring additional performance to its next generation of dual interface payment cards.


Liopa uses lip-reading to fight spoofing 21 February 2019

Liopa has commenced trials of AI-based LipSecure with established User Authentication and Identity Verification providers to provide enhanced anti-spoofing capabilities.


Idemia streamlines transactions business units 21 February 2019

Idemia Group CEO Yann Delabrière today announced that all existing Group transactions business units in the identity tech firm will be brought together under one division. In addition, the IDEMIA Group is also considering the creation of a new Digital business unit within the SET division.


Kairos raises $4 million for facial recognition technology 20 February 2019

Kairos, a face-recognition AI company with "an ethical approach" to identity, today announced a $4 million investment from E. Jay Saunders, Chairman and CEO of Domus Semo Sancus (DSS), a Turks & Caicos Islands regulation technology (RegTech) company.


Precise BioMatch embedded in fingerprint module for cars 20 February 2019

Precise BioMatch Embedded has been integrated in a fingerprint sensor module for cars from the Korean module provider Dreamtech.

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SmartMetric to discuss biometric cards at payments summit 20 February 2019

SmartMetri will present a talk on “biometric credit cards” at this year's Payments Summit. 


Munich Security Conference uses Veridos' authentication tech 20 February 2019

Veridos, a global identity solution provider, has successfully deployed its VeriGO eAccess solution at the Munich Security Conference (MSC).


Planet Biometrics 2019 announces European Association for Biometrics as strategic partner 19 February 2019

The Planet Biometrics conference and exhibition (part of Identity Week 2019) and the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) are delighted to announce a comprehensive strategic partnership for this year’s event. 


NEXT Biometrics receives orders for Aadhaar solution 19 February 2019

Fingerprint sensor firm Next has announced that it has received further orders for its STQC and UIDAI certified fingerprint technology in India.


GenKey and Iris ID announce integrated solutions 19 February 2019

GenKey, a provider of biometric identification solutions, and Iris ID, a leading global provider of iris recognition today announced the integration of iris recognition cameras and matching engine into GenKey’s biometric ID platform,


Fingerprints announces new payments platform 19 February 2019

Biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards has announced a Biometric Software Platform for payments, named FPC-BEP, targeting payment cards, wearables and USB dongles. 


Planet Biometrics 2019 announces EAB as strategic partner 19 February 2019

The Planet Biometrics conference and exhibition (part of Identity Week 2019) and the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) have announced a comprehensive strategic partnership for this year’s event.


CaixaBank reveals face recognition ATMs 18 February 2019

CaixaBank has become the world's first financial institution to offer its customers the ability to use facial recognition to withdraw cash from ATMs, without having to enter their PIN.


Next sensors selected for secure display panel solution 18 February 2019

NEXT Biometrics has announced that the Company`s One Touch Access 100 fingerprint sensor module has been selected by Prima Technology Inc. for integration in its high-quality display panel solutions.


Neurotechnology's palm algorithm took lead at FVC 18 February 2019

Neurotechnology, a provider of deep learning-based solutions, robotics and high-precision biometric identification technologies, has reported the latest FVC-onGoing test results for their Palm Print recognition algorithm.


Microsoft Ireland warns of IT security risks 18 February 2019

Microsoft Ireland has warned that poor security habits within large Irish public sector and commercial organisations will lead to critical data and intellectual property loss.


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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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Sponsored Links

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SITA SITA’s iBorders biometric identification solutions provides real-time identification and biometric identity assurance for secure self-service border crossing facilities.

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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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