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Fujitsu solution secures the IOT with biometric smartphones 16 February 2017

Japanese tech firm Fujitsu has announced the development of a technology that adds biometric security to through IoT devices using   biometrics on smartphones and near-field wireless.


connect:ID 2017 to explore biometric entry/exit issues 16 February 2017

Secure identity technology event connect:ID 2017 is set to host a high-profile stakeholder debate on the long-awaited implementation of a biometric exit programme in the US. 


Border expert suggests alternatives to Trump's ‘travel ban’ 16 February 2017

Former 9/11 commission border counsel and special counsel to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Janice Kephart has said that a ‘travel ban’ section of President Donald Trump’s recent executive order “is unnecessary and discriminatory”.


Precise Biometrics software in Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X 16 February 2017

Swedish fingerprint software and hardware developer Precise Biometrics has revealed that its mobile solution has been integrated in Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X.

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Imprimerie Nationale Group delivers biometric ID platform for Djibouti 10 February 2017

Secure identity solutions firm Imprimerie Nationale Group has announced that it has delivered a multi biometric ID documents platform for the Republic of Djibouti.


Report: S Korean firms could participate in UN ‘smartcard’ project 10 February 2017

The UN is mulling a biometric ID card that could be used by its staff and representatives, a former senior official has told South Korean media.


Precise Biometrics finalises NexID Biometrics acquisition 10 February 2017

Swedish fingerprint Precise Biometrics sensor and software firm has finalised its purchase of US-based liveness detection specialists NexID.


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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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