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Indian ecommerce app PayTm adds fingerprint security 12 January 2017

Indian electronic commerce and payment system PayTm has updated its app to include biometric security.


First speakers revealed for connect:ID 2017 11 January 2017

The organisers of secure identity technology event connect:ID 2017 have confirmed the first speakers for the show's industry-leading conference.


Report: Healthcare sector needs to get identification right 13 December 2016

Misidentification is threatening lives and costing millions of dollars in lawsuits, according to new research, and many see biometrics as the best answer.


SecuGen launches UN20 Bluetooth 06 December 2016

SecuGen has unveiled the UN20 Bluetooth, a Bluetooth enabled OEM fingerprint sensor that is FAP 20 certified.

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connect:ID launches call for speakers

The organisers of next-generation identity solutions event connect:ID 2017, Science Media Partners and the International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA), have announced that the Call for Speakers for the event’s fourth edition is officially open. 


Fido Alliance has now certified over 200 products

The Fast IDentity Online (FIDO)  Alliance, an industry association established to create a superior authentication method than the password, has revealed that 250 products are now FIDO Certified, or growth of over 200 percent since this time last year.


ievo biometric solution secures physiotherapy clinic

Newcastle-based access control firm ievo has revealed an implementation for Connect Health, the largest provider of community musculoskeletal (MSK) physiotherapy services in the UK.


Fingerprint tech deployed by south Wales housing co-op

A co-operative housing scheme in south Wales has become the first in the country to deploy a fingerprint-based access scheme.


University of Utah Health Care to implement vein-based patient ID

The University of Utah Health Care is to implement a palm vein recognition-based patient identification system to eliminate duplicate medical records and improve patient safety.


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Features

Waving goodbye to queues with your fingerprint?

Advanced optical biometric devices that read fingerprints at walking speed, as users wave their hands through scanners, promise to resolve speed issues raised by previous biometric authentication methods. But experts caution that it may not be so straightforward.


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