Civil ID

Civil ID is generally thought of as the use of biometrics to identify or verify the identity of individuals when interacting with governments. Examples of this could be for the purposes of document issuance, border management, voter registration or employment background checks. This page brings you all the latest news, press releases and information on this sector.

Latest Headlines

GenKey announces new version of ABIS system 19 March 2019

GenKey, a provider of biometric identification solutions, today announced a new release of its ABIS system designed for small and large-scale identification and deduplication. 


Amazon Rekognition launches enhanced face analysis 19 March 2019

Amazon Rekognition, which provides a set of face detection, analysis, and recognition features for image and video analysis, is launching accuracy enhancements to the face analysis features. 


Toshiba releases biometric business devices 19 March 2019

Toshiba Client Solutions Europe today announces a host of upgrades to three devices within its Satellite Pro and Tecra 15” series of laptops, including fingeprint sensors on some models. 


Law firm launches biometric practice group 19 March 2019

Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP has established a new practice group-the Biometric Privacy Practice Group-to better support clients' needs in the areas of privacy and data protection. 

Features

Guest Post: From frictionless to the right amount of friction

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

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.  


World Bank, Accenture outline universal ID vision for developing nations

ID solutions firm Accenture and the World Bank have published a study into how universal ID and biometrics can foster financial inclusion and improve vital services in developing countries.


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, 
 


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Neurotechnology Neurotechnology is a developer of high-precision algorithms and software based on deep neural network (DNN) and other AI-related technologies. The company offers a range of products for biometric fingerprint, face, iris, palm print and voice identification.
Cognitec Systems - The Face Recognition Company Cognitec is the only company worldwide that has worked exclusively on face recognition technology since its inception in 2002. The company is proud to maintain a stable, market-leading position within the industry, and to uphold the trust it has gained as a reliable, experienced provider of biometric technologies.
DERMALOG Identification Systems Germany's largest manufacturer of biometric devices and systems provides a wide range of identification solutions, including the latest generation of fingerprint and document scanners as well as high-performance AFIS and ABIS systems.

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