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Aadhaar face recognition delayed a month 18 June 2018

UIDAI has announced that facial recognition authentication for Aadhaar users that was scheduled to be launched on July 1 has been delayed for August 1.


Fingerprints secures biometric card contract 30 May 2018

Fingerprints has just secured initial orders for its T-shape module from two major global card manufacturers, to be used in dual-interface (contact and contactless) payment cards.


Vecna and Imprivata partner on biometric patient solution 21 May 2018

Vecna Technologies, a developer of patient self-service systems, has integrated its onsite patient check-in platform with Imprivata's PatientSecure identification technology.


Kansas starts care home fingerprint checks 18 May 2018

Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer has signed into law a bill authorising the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services’ (KDADS) Health Occupations Credentialing program to conduct national fingerprint-based background checks.

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Samsung SDS announces deal with BioCatch

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


Analyst sees Android OEMs turning to 3D face tech

An influential analyst has said Android OEMs should emulate Apple's Face ID tech.


ID.me debuts 'unphishable' security keys

Digital ID firm ID.me has announced the ability to use FIDO U2F (Universal Second Factor) Security Keys as an extra layer of authentication for its identity proofing services. 


Caradigm and RightPatient partner on biometric healthcare solutions

Biometric patient identity firm RightPatient today announced a new partnership with Caradigm, a healthcare company that offers identity and access management solutions.


Brits prefer biometrics for banking

British people look to security measures more than rates when choosing banks, and biometrics is their preferred authentication method, finds a new survey.


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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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