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Beijing temple turns face recognition on toilet paper thieves 21 March 2017

A temple in Beijing has installed a face recognition device to ensure that no one takes more than their fair share of toilet paper.

Smartmetric: Fingerprint dominates the biometrics market 09 March 2017

Biometric credit card firm SmartMetric has welcomed a report which states that fingerprint is the dominant modality in the biometrics industry.

Mastercard: Nearly half of consumers interested in biometrics 01 March 2017

Nearly half of consumers expressed interest in biometrics and other forms of authentication to deliver enhanced security in a new survey commissioned by payments firm Mastercard.

NEXT Biometrics reveals sales progress in financial results 28 February 2017

Norwegian fingerprint sensor firm NEXT Biometrics has reported that sales in 2016 rose to 92.1 million Norwegian Krone, or $11 million USD, from MNOK 4.6 MNOK in 2015.


Feature: Mobile identity and unlocking the DNA of trust

For financial service providers this  presents significant opportunities to better engage with customers in a much more personalised way, 

Blog: A guide for banks in choosing biometric systems

Banks must consider factors such as performance, usability, regulation and security when selecting biometric solutions.

Samsung mounts biometric offensive on Apple with S6 sensor, Samsung Pay

The Samsung Galaxy S6’s fingerprint sensor has been singled out for praise by tech critics – especially over its swipe-based predecessor.

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Interview: HYPR Corp on the intersection between biometrics and blockchain

Planet Biometrics caught up with George Avetisov, CEO and co-founder, HYPR Corp, to discuss the future of blockchain, biometrics and secure digital identities.

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