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Congressman Michael T McCaul to be keynote at connect:ID 28 April 2017

Congressman Michael T McCaul has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the upcoming identity technology conference connect:ID 2017 in Washington DC.


Novetta expands support for biometric standards development 28 April 2017

Advanced analytics technology firm Novetta has announced that Vice President of Special Projects, Michael Thieme, has been appointed Editor of ISO/IEC 30107-4 – Biometric presentation attack detection – Profile for evaluation of mobile devices. 


CBP Acting Commissioner to present opening keynote at connect:ID 2017 27 April 2017

The organisers of next-generation identity technology event connect:ID 2017 have revealed that Kevin McAleenan, the acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), will be the opening keynote speaker at the much-anticipated conference.


Eyelock receives timing patent for iris images 27 April 2017

Iris-focused biometrics firm  EyeLock  has announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued patent that uses conditions of the iris to predict a time sequence for acquiring a high probability of quality iris images. 

Features

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


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.


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.


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