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FIDO Alliance extends certification program 20 March 2018

The FIDO Alliance, a member association developing specifications and certification programs for stronger authentication, announced today the expansion of its certification programme.

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.

KbPort to become reseller of Fujitsu’s PalmSecure 11 January 2018

Fujitsu has announced today that KbPort, a Pittsburgh medical training and teaching community firm, will become a distributor of Fujitsu PalmSecure F-Pro biometrics technology.

US school to trial fingerprint programme 02 January 2018

Sutton Elementary School in  Owensboro, Kentucky  will be implementing a pilot program next school year that will digitally scan student fingerprints in an effort to make food lines more efficient.


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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