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This section reports on where biometric technologies are being applied. It includes news and information on biometrics being used in schools, hospitals, banks, governments, military battlefields and more…To narrow your search further please choose a specific category in the blue bar above.
Norwegian biometrics firm NEXT Biometrics has announced it completed testing of its new ASIC, the A2, a custom-built chip that it says will significantly reduce company production costs.
A federal judge in Chicago has rejected an attempt by Google to throw out a case linked to face recognition and scanned photographs.
Ride-hailing app Uber has introduced a new face recognition feature to help secure passengers in South Africa.
A digital identity programme in Australia will likely use face recognition as a key element of its security.
A bank in the Philippines bank has launched a new digital platform using biometric authentication developed by Daon.
Biometrics backed mobile payment service Samsung Pay has launched in India.
A museum in Quebec is using a simple face recognition tool to match 21st century website visitors with ancient lookalikes.
Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprint Cards has said revenue is set to fall more than 50 percent in the first quarter, and that it will therefore withdraw its proposal of a dividend for 2016.
Lithuanian identity technology firm Neurotechnology has announced the release of the SentiVeillance 6.0 software development kit (SDK).
A temple in Beijing has installed a face recognition device to ensure that no one takes more than their fair share of toilet paper.
In this paper, independent transaction security experts UL describe what is known about Apple Pay in both a technical and organizational context, as well as what questions still remain to be answered.
A question and answer session designed to answer questions about the Apex Air Entry/Exit Re-Engineering (AEER) project and its integration of biometrics
In drafting this statement, the EAB seeks to offer the suppliers of mobile devices, service operators and the user a perspective on how to assess this kind of technology - and in particular its security and usability.
An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.
The accuracy of face recognition has increased dramatically over the past 10 years. This, coupled with the massive increase in the creation of digital media and the availability of cheap computing, now provides authorities with the ability to bulk ingest and process media in an automated fashion. Carl Gohringer, one of Planet Biometrics' Expert Panel members reports.