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Majority of Europeans ‘trust organisations using biometrics more’ 05 December 2017

Nearly seven in 10 Europeans (68 percent) said they would trust organisations more if they were to use biometrics for authentication, according to a new Unisys survey.


Russian telecoms carrier to launch biometric platform in 2018 03 November 2017

Russia's Rostelecom has said it will launch a biometric authentication platform next year.


Survey finds 81% of users trust Face ID 01 November 2017

A survey of various users found that 81% of respondents perceive Face ID as trustworthy and 91% think it will be easy to use.  


Samsung SDS announces deal with BioCatch 24 October 2017

Behavioral biometrics firm BioCatch has teamed up with Samsung SDS to integrate the former firm's technology into Samsung SDS's authentication platform, Nexsign. 

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South African research organisation develops biometric child registration system

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.


Biometrics firms are finalists in $1m patient ID contest

Biometric patient ID solutions feature heavily among the finalists of a U$1m challenge to develop a solution that ensures 100 percent accuracy of every patient’s health data to reduce preventable medical errors.


GET Group North America debuting CIV smart card at connect:ID 2017

Secure identity solutions firm GET Group North has announced the availability of its new GET CIV card, a Commercial Identity Verification (CIV) smart card compliant with the US government’s  FIPS201-2 specifications for identity credentials. 


Mobile driving licences coming into sharp focus at connect:ID 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

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


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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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Events


Border Security Expo 2018 31 Jan 18 - 02 Feb 17

Securexpo East Africa 31 Jan 18 - 02 Feb 18


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