Event News

This section provides readers with all the latest news and updates on events run by the Planet Biometrics team…

Latest Updates

Final Week of the Planet Biometrics Call for Speakers! 27 Nov 18

There is now only one week remaining to submit a speaking proposal for the Planet Biometrics 2019 conference, before the deadline next Tuesday 4th December.


Identity Week launches call for speakers 01 Nov 18

The organisers of a major new event called Identity Week have put out a call for speakers.


Planet Biometrics Event to be Launched in 2019 01 Oct 18

Science Media Partners, the global publishing and events company behind world-renowned events SDW and connect:ID, have announced an exciting new launch for 2019 – the Planet Biometrics conference and exhibition.  

Planet Biometrics 2019

@ Identity Week London


Brought to you by the Planet Biometrics editorial team, this fully-featured exhibition and cutting-edge conference, will bring together the global community of biometric identity specialists within government and industry.

Past Event News

NEC showcases new enterprise video analytics solution at connect:ID 2018 01 May 18

NEC has announced its Enterprise Video Analytics solution for video surveillance (real-time and post event), facial recognition, analytics, intrusion detection and tracking will be demonstrated at connect:ID 2018.


BIO-key to display solutions at connect:ID 30 Apr 18

Enterprise biometric software and hardware solutions firm Bio-key announced it will exhibit its solutions at the connect:ID 2018 identity technology conference this week.


Identity industry readies for connect:ID 26 Apr 18

Critical emerging and evolving next-generation identity issues will be covered in-depth at industry leading event connect:ID 2018 next week in Washington.


connect:ID 2018 names keynote speaker 29 Mar 18

The organisers of connect:ID 2018 have announced that Jonathan Turley, Professor of Law at the George Washington University School of Law, will deliver a keynote address to the full conference.


First speakers revealed for SDW 2018 08 Feb 18

The organisers of next-generation human identity solutions event SDW 2018 have announced the first of the speakers that will appear at its conference. 


Terrapinn acquires Science Media Partners 25 Jan 18

Terrapinn, the global events company, announced today that it has acquired Science Media Partners (SMP), an international events and publishing company based in the UK and focused on next-generation government, citizen and consumer-based identity solutions.


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Identity Week 2019

11-13 June 2019
Comprises three world-class events – Digital:ID , Planet Biometrics and SDW – all focused on the concept of identity.

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Italian food chain selects Crossmatch 28 Aug 18

Identity tech firm Crossmatch has announced that Fazoli’s Restaurants, a quick-service Italian restaurant chain in the US, has completed its rollout of Crossmatch U.are.U fingerprint readers.


Canadian start-up Plurilock launches new behavioural biometric solutions 23 Aug 18

Plurilock - a Canadian start-up delivering solutions for workplace identity assurance - announces it has surpassed $1M revenue and is launching new products to meet the increasing demand for behavioural biometric security.


DHS outlines biometric exit progress for overstayers 08 Aug 18

The Department of Homeland Security has reported that more than 600,000 foreign travelers who entered the US legally last year ended up overstaying on those visas.


Philippine ID system gets closer as law approved 08 Aug 18

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the Philippine ID System Law, bringing the country closer towards its planned fully biometrics-enabled identity scheme.


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