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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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UK confirms government ambition on digital identity at Identity Week 14 June 2019

Speaking at the Identity Week conference on 11 June, the Minister for Implementation, Oliver Dowden MP, provided an update on GOV.UK Verify and set out the government’s next steps towards enabling the creation of a digital identity market.


Vuzix to add face recognition to smart glasses 14 June 2019

About 50 Vuzix Blade smart glasses will be outfitted with facial-recognition technology for use in "security operations" in the Middle East. 


Homeland Security to hold hearings on CBP breach 14 June 2019

Rep Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, has said the committee will hold hearings over news of a major privacy breach – resulting from a cyber-attack – at U.S. Customs and Border Protection.


Fingerprints taking part in 20 contactless biometric card pilots 14 June 2019

Fingerprints has confirmed that 20 contactless card pilots around the world now incorporate its fingerprint touch sensors.


INTELid partners with ValidSoft to bring voice biometric technology to blockchain 13 June 2019

Blockchain digital identity and compliance solutions pioneer INTELid.io is pleased to announce a development partnership with voice biometric firm ValidSoft. 
 

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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