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Minnesota court backs police in fingerprint phone unlock case 18 January 2017

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has backed an earlier ruling by a judge which stated that police can demand that a suspect submit a fingerprint to unlock a smartphone.


Ievo fingerprint reader keeps CPNI approval 18 January 2017

British biometric security firm ievo has secured approval for their latest revision of its ievo ultimate fingerprint reader from the CPNI (Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure).


Bahamas to launch new biometric Passport 18 January 2017

The Bahamian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration has announced that the government is to introduce a new series of passports at the end of this month.


Synaptics’ Natural ID sensors given ‘industry-first’ banking card test centre certification 17 January 2017

Touchpad and fingerprint sensor firm Synaptics has announced that its Natural ID biometric fingerprint authentication solution has been awarded a bank card certification.

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India cloud-based biometric access firm secures seed funding 13 January 2017

Bangalore-based SecurAX, which develops biometrics-backed secure access and workforce tracking solutions, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from companies including Axilor and the Parampara Early Stage Opportunities Fund.


Study: Biometrics driving growth in passenger screening 12 January 2017

Research group Frost and Sullivan has found that biometric solutions are finding considerable commercial applications in passenger screening markets.


HID Global makes identity predictions for 2017 12 January 2017

HID Global forecasts a shift in the use of identity technology that will lead to increased adoption of mobile devices and the latest smart card technology.


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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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