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Latest Headlines

Dutch police use facial recognition to ID 93 suspects 20 February 2018

Police in the Netherlands have lauded the results of face recognition software in matching suspects.


Panasonic to launch face recognition server software 20 February 2018

Panasonic Corporation has announced that it will release face recognition server software using deep learning technology in July 2018 outside Japan and in August 2018 in Japan.


Australian college installs fingerprint tech 20 February 2018

Ellenbrook Secondary College in Western Australia is having a new biometric technology system installed to manage student attendance and communicate with parents.


LifeMed ID agrees partnership with ImageWare 19 February 2018

Partnership agreement combines LifeMed ID's AIMe with ImageWare’s GoVerifyID.


Queensland to bring in biometric law 19 February 2018

Australian state Queensland has introduced legislation to enable its participation a new new national facial biometrics matching scheme.


Russian banks develop Unified Biometrics System 19 February 2018

Rostelecom, together with Tinkoff Bank, VTB Bank and Pochta Bank, has presented a beta version of its Unified Biometrics System (“UBS”).


BKC biometric border device integrates Elyctis solutions 19 February 2018

Ukrainian border control tech firm BKC has introduced a new product, the K.BPT800 portable terminal, which incorporates biometric and other ID solutions.

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Nvidia developing face recognition cameras 16 February 2018

Tech firm Nvidia  has partnered with AI developer AnyVision to create facial recognition technology for "smart cities" around the world. 


Fujitsu launches biometric authentication software 16 February 2018

Fujitsu has announced the launch of Fujitsu Security Solution AuthConductor Client, a suite of biometric authentication software for PCs.


UAE could 'phase out' immigration officers by 2020 15 February 2018

The UAE’s Ministry of Interior has made the bold projection that is will be able to phase out immigration officers at airports by 2020 through the adoption of AI and biometrics.


BME and Nuance partner on voice signatures 15 February 2018

BME Inntech and Nuance Communications have reached a strategic agreement to apply its voice biometrics authentication technology to the signing of contracts.


Company Spotlight: Next Biometrics 15 February 2018

Planet Biometrics talks to Next Biometrics CEO Ritu Favre.


Fingerprints in automotive tie-up 15 February 2018

Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprints in automotive tie-up has announced a partnership to offer biometric solutions for the automotive industry. 


IFC and IrisGuard support Syrian refugees in Jordan 15 February 2018

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed an agreement with IrisGuard, to help boost financial inclusion and improve the lives of Syrian refugees in Jordan and the region.


Facial recognition technology assists in Arizona fraud arrest 14 February 2018

A man trying to obtain driver’s licenses under three different names was caught by the Motor Vehicle Division’s face recognition technology, the Arizona Department of Transportation reported Tuesday.


NEC's facial recognition system deployed by OCBC bank 14 February 2018

NEC Asia Pacific and NEC Corporation today announced the successful testing and roll-out of a facial recognition system at OCBC Bank's Holland Village branch in Singapore.


Integrated Biometrics signs up Brazilian distributor 14 February 2018

Integrated Biometrics today announced that Grupo Neoyama will serve as the company’s primary distributor for Brazil.


SITA wins award for biometric boarding system 14 February 2018

SITA has won an achievement award for its work on a biometric boarding project


Study explores face detection bias in race and gender 13 February 2018

A new study has found that face detection software using machine learning often allocates an incorrect gender due to racial biases in its datasets.


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Commentary

Company Spotlight: Next Biometrics 15 February 2018

Planet Biometrics talks to Next Biometrics CEO Ritu Favre.


Viewpoint: Spoof or proof? 25 September 2017

The security of biometrics technology is in the spotlight and stakeholders must take a balanced view on its strengths and vulnerabilities, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive, Biometrics Institute. As deployments proliferate, the technology’s credibility rests on the industry’s will to collaborate globally.  


Interview: Jumio's Robert Prigge on digital ID and biometrics 08 August 2017

Digital ID innovators Jumio took the unique step last month of adding eyeball-tracking biometrics to its mobile solutions.  Planet Biometrics caught up with the company to explore the integration.


Interview: Sean Farrell, Head of Portfolio Management, Government Solutions, SITA 04 August 2017

Planet Biometrics discusses the future of biometric travel technology with Sean Farrell, head of Portfolio Management, Government Solutions, SITA.


Company Spotlight - SITA 03 August 2017

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.


Guest Post: Digital ID - Biometrics are the key to marrying security and convenience 06 June 2017

Only biometrics can unify the age-old opposing forces of user-experience and digital security, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive, Biometrics Institute. When it happens, the effect will be remarkable.


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Company Spotlights

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.


Sponsored: BIODIT drives biometric car security forward with CarSec®

Wireless biometric access control specialist BIODIT has launched a biometric car security device with the potential to revolutionise how we protect vehicles against theft.


Company Spotlight: Regula

Document, banknote and securities authentication firm Regula discusses the latest industry trends and their company's history.


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Latest Features

Guest blog: Physical attributes versus behavioural patterns – The privacy debate

There are several factors companies must consider before relying on physical biometric technology to authenticate users in an online environment


Iris solution helps refugees glimpse a brighter future

In Jordan, a biometrics-backed project launched by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is helping Syrian refugees lead a normal life.  

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