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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.

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Telos ID certified by FINRA 23 August 2019

Telos Identity Management, a provider of identity management and access solutions, has announced that it has been certified by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) as a vendor of their Electronic Fingerprint Submission (EFS) program.


Facial recognition in school given Sweden’s first GDPR fine 23 August 2019

The Swedish DPA has fined a municipality 200 000 SEK (approximately 20 000 euros) for using facial recognition technology to monitor the attendance of students in school.


GenKey announces new version of Biometric BioHASH SDK 22 August 2019

GenKey, a biometric technology company that champions Privacy-by-Design, has announced a new release of its Biometric BioHASH SDK


StradVision engineer praised for face recognition study 21 August 2019

StradVision, a vision processing technology solutions provider for Autonomous Vehicles with expertise in deep learning, announced that its algorithm engineer, Dr. Bong-Nam Kang, took home the Best Paper Award at CVPR 2019


FaceFirst announces new version of enterprise platform 21 August 2019

FaceFirst,  a U.S. computer vision company, has announced a new version of its platform to help create safer communities, frictionless customer experiences and more secure transactions from video analytics. 

Special Features

Guest Post: nVIAsoft on their biometric solution 09 April 2019

Cybersecurity and Identity Access Management (IAM) market leaders are seeking new means of securing identities.


Size matters: why bigger is better when it comes to the biometric fingerprint sensor 22 March 2019

Whilst there is no denying the fingerprint biometric smart card is reaching its inflection point, one barrier to mass market adoption is the cost of the sensors needed to take each person’s biometric fingerprint data.


Special Report on the January SC37 Meetings 04 March 2019

A lot is going on in the biometric standards world - and if you are passionate about the future of these standards, get involved.


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.
 


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