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Precise Biometrics divests smartcard business to IDENTOS 21 June 2017

Sweden's Precise Biometrics has concluded an agreement with Germany's IDENTOS concering a takeover of the former mobile smart card solutions.


New Microsoft Surface keyboard features 'hidden' fingerprint sensor 19 June 2017

The new Microsoft Modern keyboard comes with a fingerprint reader that works with Windows Hello.


Secure Identity Alliance to focus on identity and borders at SDW 2017 19 June 2017

The Secure Identity Alliance will showcase a report on the practical realities of establishing identity and improving border control effectiveness in a new paper at SDW 2017.


South African research organisation develops biometric child registration system 22 May 2017

South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), a government backed research and development organisation, has developed a multimodal registration system for children.

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connect:ID keynote speakers to cover privacy, mDLs

The organisers of next-generation identity technology event connect:ID 2017 have announced high-profile keynote speakers who will address critical identity issues during the show’s industry leading conference.


NextGate showcasing face recognition software to health industry

Pasadena-based tech company NextGate plans to showcase its face recognition solution to healthcare experts.


Indian ecommerce app PayTm adds fingerprint security

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


First speakers revealed for connect:ID 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

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


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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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