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Suprema launches new access solutions 20 April 2018

Suprema has launched the XPass D2 series RF card readers.

Biometrics help the world's unbanked 20 April 2018

About seven out of every 10 adults worldwide now have some form of bank account, the World Bank said Thursday, largely because of the proliferation of cellphone-based bank accounts.

Samsung Galaxy S9 features Egis sensor 20 April 2018

Egis Technology has announced the integration of its innovative Swipe Enroll and market-proven ET510 fingerprint solution on Samsung's latest premium smartphone

EU Commission proposes mandatory biometrics in ID cards 19 April 2018

ID cards issued to EU citizens will need to include digital images of the holder’s fingerprints,  the European Commission has proposed.  

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Tascent partners with Certis Group 17 April 2018

Tascent has entered into a strategic partnership with Certis Group which develops physical, IT, and data security services in Singapore and throughout Asia. 

Visa biometric card to launch in Middle East 16 April 2018

Visa plans to launch its first bettery-less dual interface biometrics payment card (chip- and contactless-enabled) in the Middle East.

HID Global notes biometric progress in Latin America 16 April 2018

HID Global hsa said it is driving biometrics adoption throughout Latin America, and especially in Mexico, ahead of the October 2018 deadline set by the country’s National Banking and Security Commission (CNBV).

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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.

Blog: A guide for banks in choosing biometric systems

Banks must consider factors such as performance, usability, regulation and security when selecting biometric solutions.

Can biometrics help with Europe’s migrant problem?

The European Union’s plans to use biometrics to identify a flood of migrants arriving in the continent are raising questions over how much “proportionate coercion” will be deemed acceptable in gathering fingerprint data.

Mobile identity and wearables: You are what you wear

Traditional single factor or multi-factor authentication solutions are neither convenient nor secure enough in a world where common authentication methods are needed across a wide range of endpoint devices. 

British MPs ‘alarmed’ at police using biometric data

A British parliamentary committee tasked with looking into the implications of biometric technology has recommended that the government strengthen regulations on testing and privacy. 

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