Application News

This section reports on where biometric technologies are being applied. It includes news and information on biometrics used in education, finance, government, leisure and more. To narrow your search choose a specific category from the navigation bar above.

Latest Headlines

American Airlines launches biometric boarding at LAX 07 December 2018

American Airlines has launched the carrier’s first-ever biometric boarding pilot program at Los Angeles International Airport.


DHS launches White House face recognition pilot 07 December 2018

The U.S. Secret Service (USSS or Secret Service) will operate a Facial Recognition Pilot (FRP) at the White House Complex in order to biometrically confirm the identity of volunteer USSS employees in public spaces around the complex. 


South African town uses biometrics for welfare 07 December 2018

The South African city of Gauteng has introduced a new system uses facial recognition and fingerprint readers to biometrically verify the identity of every beneficiary.


Gemalto pilots biometric boarding at LAX 06 December 2018

Gemalto has announced a joint pilot with a leading airline to bring additional convenience and security to the traveler’s experience via biometric boarding in Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).


Precise BioMatch integrated in smart door lock 06 December 2018

Swedish fingerprint tech firm Precise Biometrics has advised that BioMatch Embedded, the company´s algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in wearables, cars and IoT, has been integrated in Xiaomi Mijia Smart Door Lock. 

Special Features

Guest Post: Finger authentication could be answer to crypto crime 08 November 2018

Fingerprint authentication will hold the key to a safe and secure future in crypto.


Company spotlight: ID R&D 03 October 2018

In this interview, Planet Biometrics spoke to Konstantin Simonchik, CTO and co-founder of ID R&D, about the company’s history, aspirations, and its position on future biometrics trends.
 


Guest Post: Why advanced liveness is a necessity when it comes to spoof detection 12 September 2018

True liveness detection in real-time is absolutely critical, whether it is just for a login identity authentication or remote on-boarding and enrolment.


Guest Post: Biometric cards and the top of the value chain 10 September 2018

 IDEX anticipates that each banking customer will deploy as many as 100,000 biometric cards to their account holders by the end of 2018. 


Guest Post: Face recognition and the philosophical, societal and legal debate 25 July 2018

When using real-time facial recognition to secure spaces, we are clearly touching on surveillance-related issues that could infringe on our privacy


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