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GET Group North America debuting CIV smart card at connect:ID 2017 25 April 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 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

Sumitomo Mitsui pushing forward with biometric ID venture 03 April 2017

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group will send its application for a biometric ID system to the financial watchdog this week.

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SecuGen launches UN20 Bluetooth

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

Bulgarian court rules against fingerprinting in hospitals

A plan to introduce mandatory fingerprinting in Bulgarian hospitals has been challenged.


RightPatient and partner develops self-service kiosk solution

Biometric healthcare identification firm RightPatient has entered into a partnership with CTS Healthcare Services related to self-service check-in technology. 

Synaptics Natural ID sensors selected for Huawei Honor 6X

Human interface firm Synaptics has revealed that its Natural ID sensors have been selected for the Huawei Honor 6X. 

Tributes for former UK biometrics commissioner

UK government bodies have expressed condolences at the passing away of  Alastair MacGregor, the former biometrics commissioner.

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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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