Hand

This section provides readers with all the news, press releases and reports on the Hand-based biometric sector including hand and finger geometry and palmprint technology…

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Biowatch team develops fully functional prototype 13 June 2017

Biowatch, the developers of a biometric authentication wearable that can be embedded in traditional or smart watches, have revealed that the firm has mounted and tested its first fully functional prototype.


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.


Mobile driving licences coming into sharp focus at connect:ID 2017 20 April 2017

A coming shift towards mobile or digital driving licences that many expect will occur in the next decade – or sooner – will have major ramifications for the identity industry.


US border security at the heart of connect:ID 2017 20 April 2017

Border security in the USA is about to undergo major change in the wake of President Trump’s election to office, with land, sea, and air borders set to be shaken up with a raft of new or revitalized policies

Features

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.


EAB Contribution to Horizon 2020 consultations

An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.


Biometric Standards: Interview with Christoph Busch

An in-depth interview with Christoph Busch, Convenor, ISO/IEC JTC 1 SC 37 WG3 – Biometric Data Interchange Formats.


The Upcoming International Biometric Vocabulary Standard

The entire biometrics community has suffered from vocabulary confusion, especially in large-scale, public procurements. Help is at hand thanks to a standards initiative looking specifically at Vocabulary Harmonization.


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