Security and compliance in mobile ID
Finding Pakistan's 'ghost teachers'
Feature: Iris solution helps Syrian refugees glimpse bright future
Interview: John Daugman
Mobile ID webinar
Blog: The human element in face recognition
Interview – Next Biometrics' Tore Etholm-Idsoe
Analysis: Biometrics and forensics
Blog: Banking goes biometric

Latest Headlines

FPC sensor features in new credit card 25 October 2016

South Korean card firm Kona-I has announced the release of a fingerprint-enabled credit card featuring an FPC sensor.

Fido reveals mobile biometrics payment plan with EMV 25 October 2016

Authentication organisation the FIDO Alliance has announced plans to work with EMVCo, the chip card specification body, on biometric mobile payments.

Hitachi reveals finger vein solution for online shopping 25 October 2016

Hitachi has developed a finger vein system for use with a smartphone camera that aims to simplify authentication for online shopping.

Enacomm reveals AI banking assistant with voice biometrics 24 October 2016

Customer authentication firm Enacomm has unveiled a voice biometrics-enabled personal banking assistant called Eva.

Fingerprint competition predicted in Asia 24 October 2016

More than 30 firms could compete in the future fingerprint sector, predicts East Asian media.

WatchGuard Video unveils face recognition redaction software 24 October 2016

Law enforcement video evidence solutions firm WatchGuard Video has released video and audio redaction software that it says will expedite the redaction process.


Jumio adds facial recognition to mobile ID service 24 October 2016

Digital ID verification company, Jumio, has added face recognition to the company’s ID verification solution, Netverify.

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UK digital bank Monzo selects AU10TIX for ID verification 21 October 2016

A new UK bank called Monzo Bank (Formerly Mondo Bank) has signed a 2-year contract with AU10TIX to power customer acquisition and fraud protection ID document authentication.

Singapore firm develops face recognition solution for travel fares 21 October 2016

A Singaporean firm has developed a face recognition system that would be implemented on transport systems.

Burundi sees biometric driving licence progress 21 October 2016

The Ministry of Public Security in Burundi has reported that 20,000 people have already registered for a new biometric driving licence.

Iris ID system deployed by US Private Vaults 20 October 2016

Safe deposit box rentals firm US Private Vaults has implemented an iris authentication system developed by Iris ID.

Idex reveals LG deployment 20 October 2016

Norwegian biometrics firm Idex has announced that one of its fingerprint sensors has been deployed by South Korean OEM LG for a US-specific handset. 

Texas Congressman wants to halt naturalizations over fingerprint issues 20 October 2016

A Republican Congressman wants the US naturalization process to be stopped following a mix-up with fingerprint records that resulted in foreign nationals mistakenly being grated US citizenship.

DeakinDigital integrates voice biometrics 20 October 2016

Credentialing provider firm DeakinDigital has voice biometrics functionality built into its online assessment platform.

Svenska Spel opts for Safran 20 October 2016

The Swedish lottery operator Svenska Spel has selected Safran Identity & Security’s ELITE for the renewal of its lottery terminals.

Synaptics Natural ID sensors selected for Huawei Honor 6X 19 October 2016

Human interface firm Synaptics has revealed that its Natural ID sensors have been selected for the Huawei Honor 6X. 

Study warns that half of all Americans on face database 19 October 2016

A report published by the Georgetown Center on Privacy & Technology has stated that US police forces are deploying face recognition technology in widespread, advanced, and unregulated areas.

FPC reveals OPPO, Smartisan deployments 19 October 2016

Sweden’s Fingerprint Cards has revealed that the OPPO R9s and R9s Plus were launched today featuring Fingerprints sensor FPC1245.

Tributes for former UK biometrics commissioner 19 October 2016

UK government bodies have expressed condolences at the passing away of  Alastair MacGregor, the former biometrics commissioner.

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Interview: STC Group on the launch of OnePass 21 September 2016

Planet Biometrics caught up with STC Group to learn more about its multimodal OnePass solution.

Interview: Vkansee president Jason Chaikin on iris and banking 25 August 2016

Planet Biometrics caught up with Vkansee president Jason Chaikin to gather his thoughts on iris solutions for mobile banking.

Guest post: The evolution of smartcards 02 August 2016

There are key challenges that need to be addressed to enable the use of fingerprint sensors in smartcards…

Guest post: Biometric access control for accreditation 01 August 2016

Access control is a vital factor for organisations working towards ISO 27001 accreditation.

Tascent’s Joey Pritikin on mobile and multi-modal 19 July 2016

Planet Biometrics caught up with Joey Pritikin, VP Marketing and Product Management at Tascent, to discuss the firm's new multi-modal mobile biometric solution, the Tascent M6.

Accenture’s Cyrille Bataller on AI and biometric borders 27 June 2016

Planet Biometrics caught up with Cyrille Bataller, Artificial Intelligence lead at Accenture, to learn about his team’s AI initiatives for borders.

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Company Spotlights

Company Spotlight: Regula

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

Company Spotlight: Speed Identity

Swedish biometric data capture and enrollment firm Speed Identity discusses the latest industry trends and their company's history with Planet Biometrics.

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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