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Indian state to create digital biometric database of criminals 27 March 2017

Authorities in the Indian state of Maharashtra  plan to create a biometric database linked to unique ID details of all criminal offenders.


Secure Technology Alliance white paper explores mobile ID 27 March 2017

The Secure Technology Alliance explores new authentication mechanisms and use cases related to mobile ID in a new paper.


Indian firm trials biometric blood bank management system 27 March 2017

A tech startup in India is piloting a system that links a person’s biometrics to their blood donation records, to prevent contamination and other issues.


Deloitte tech report shows surge in fingerprint authentication 24 March 2017

A new report by financial services tech firm Deloitte has shown a rise in use of fingerprint authentication.

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Philippines bank launches platform with Daon biometrics authentication 22 March 2017

A bank in the Philippines bank has launched a new digital platform using biometric authentication developed by Daon.


Samsung Pay launches in India 22 March 2017

Biometrics backed mobile payment service Samsung Pay has launched in India.


Fingerprint Cards expects weaker first quarter 21 March 2017

Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprint Cards has said revenue is set to fall more than 50 percent in the first quarter, and that it will therefore withdraw its proposal of a dividend for 2016.


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Features

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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