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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.
Biometric election tech firm Smartmatic say a face recognition app could make voting more accessible for Brits, as the country prepares for a snap election.
Mastercard has revealed a biometric card combining chip technology with fingerprints, with trials underway already in South Africa.
A coming shift towards mobile or digital driving licences that many expect will occur in the next decade – or sooner – will have major ramifications for the identity industry.
Japanese tech firm NEC has announced the launch of new software that uses facial recognition for identity confirmation with mobile services.
Florida-based biometrics firm Sonavation has entered a commercial licensing agreement with Analog Devices related to the former's ultrasonic biometric sensor technology.
Iris device firm EyeLock has received a patent for mobility identity platforms it has developed.
The European Commission has cleared the proposed acquisition of France-based Morpho by Advent International of the US.
Border security in the USA is about to undergo major change in the wake of President Trump’s election to office, with land, sea, and air borders set to be shaken up with a raft of new or revitalized policies
A tech analyst has predicted that the next flagship iPhone may not have a fingerprint sensor due to technical issues and delays.
Senior US officials have said that face recognition could emerge as a viable modality for the Trump administration’s planned deployment of a biometric exit programme.
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.