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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.
Mongolia has inked a deal with the Hungarian State Printing Company to develop the country’s new generation of ePassports.
A team of researchers led by Heinz Hofbauer from the University of Salzburg has studied the controversial topic of iris ageing from a different angle, this time isolating template ageing effects in a semi-controlled environment.
German face recognition specialists Cognitec have appointed biometric pioneer Terry Hartmann to lead business development and client relations as Vice President Asia Pacific.
South Korean biometrics company Suprema has said it plans to showcase the “world’s fastest” face recognition solution.
Biometric firm CMITech has revealed plans to demonstrate a new iris recognition terminal at an upcoming trade show.
An analyst has said that the next major iPhone release could feature a laser-enabled face recognition scanner.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has backed an earlier ruling by a judge which stated that police can demand that a suspect submit a fingerprint to unlock a smartphone.
British biometric security firm ievo has secured approval for their latest revision of its ievo ultimate fingerprint reader from the CPNI (Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure).
Digital security firm Gemalto has won a "Privacy by Design" award for a new identity product.
The Bahamian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration has announced that the government is to introduce a new series of passports at the end of this month.
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.