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

Goode Intelligence sees biometric card boom 19 October 2018

Research firm Goode Intelligence predicts that there will be over 2.6 billion biometric payment users by 2023


Societe Generale trialling biometric card 19 October 2018

France's Societe Generale has reported that it is now experimenting with a biometric bank card.


Lens maker AOET expects fingerprint recognition to drive growth 19 October 2018

Taiwanese optical lens maker Ability Opto-Electronics Technology (AOET) expects lenses for  fingerprint recognition to be a growth drivers in 2019, according to company president Victor Kao, reports regional media..


Heathrow to 'go biometric' by 2019 18 October 2018

Heathrow Airport has said its passengers are set for a biometric revolution as the airport announces plans for a full-scale roll out of new biometric services from the summer of 2019.


Lightspeed ID launches face and iris portal 18 October 2018

Lightspeed Technology, a biometric security innovation company, announced it has developed an interface module designed to drive mass deployment of its industry-leading face/ iris biometric solutions.

Special Features

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


Guest Post: Right person, right place, right time 04 June 2018

‘Silent authentication’ set to be the next generation of eCommerce delivery, based on behavioural biometrics and machine learning


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SITA SITA’s iBorders biometric identification solutions provides real-time identification and biometric identity assurance for secure self-service border crossing facilities.
DERMALOG Identification Systems Germany's largest manufacturer of biometric devices and systems provides a wide range of identification solutions, including the latest generation of fingerprint and document scanners as well as high-performance AFIS and ABIS systems.
Cognitec Systems - The Face Recognition Company Cognitec develops market-leading face recognition technologies and applications for customers and government agencies around the world, with products for database search, video screening, border control, and photo capturing/quality assessment.
Neurotechnology Neurotechnology is a developer of high-precision algorithms and software based on deep neural network (DNN) and other AI-related technologies. The company offers a range of products for biometric fingerprint, face, iris, palm print and voice identification.

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