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connect:ID 2017 to explore biometric entry/exit issues 16 February 2017

Secure identity technology event connect:ID 2017 is set to host a high-profile stakeholder debate on the long-awaited implementation of a biometric exit programme in the US. 


Vision-Box highlights role in Schiphol face recognition pilot 09 February 2017

Portuguese identity firm Vision-Box has noted that its technology is being used in a key face recognition pilot in the Netherland’s Schiphol airport.


connect:ID keynote speakers to cover privacy, mDLs 08 February 2017

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 06 February 2017

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

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DHS S&T picks 10 start-ups for first responder innovation

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has chosen 10 startup companies, including one focused on biometrics, to work on innovation surrounding first responder scenarios.


Mexico’s Banco Inbursa deploys FacePhi solution

Spanish biometrics firm FacePhi has revealed that the Mexican bank, Banco Inbursa, plans to use its FacePhi facial biometric solution for mobile authentication.


Scientists use body to transmit biometric authentication

A team of University of Washington computer scientists and electrical engineers have devised a way to send secure passwords through the human body, potentially linking to biometric authentication.


New editor for Planet Biometrics and Security Document World

Publishing and events company Science Media Partners has named Craig Guthrie as editor of the group’s industry leading publications, Planet Biometrics and Security Document World.


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. 


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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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