Education

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UK biometrics commissioner hits out at plans for mugshot database 20 March 2017

The UK biometrics commissioner has slammed the findings of a Home Office review into the retention and use of custody images.


Nigeria university board to use biometrics with students 01 March 2017

Nigeria's Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has introduced biometric data capture into its registration procedure.


connect:ID 2017 to explore biometric entry/exit issues 16 February 2017

Secure identity technology event connect:ID 2017 is set to host a high-profile stakeholder debate on the long-awaited implementation of a biometric exit programme in the US. 


connect:ID keynote speakers to cover privacy, mDLs 08 February 2017

The organisers of next-generation identity technology event connect:ID 2017 have announced high-profile keynote speakers who will address critical identity issues during the show’s industry leading conference.

Features

EAB launches pan-European research consortium

A pan-European consortium that aims to foster links between the region’s academia, industry players and governments for better biometrics innovation was officially inaugurated in London yesterday.


EAB Contribution to Horizon 2020 consultations

An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.


Automated Personal Identification

This book is a rare and exciting find in the US Library of Congress. It is one of the very earliest analyses of automated personal identity technology and was written at the birth of what we now know as the modern biometrics industry. Despite being written in 1974, the authors saw with impressive clarity many of the issues that remain today as some of the most difficult problems to solve.

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