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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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Wisconsin company now embedding microchip in its employees 21 August 2018

For the last yea Wisconsin based Three Square Market have been trialling implanted chips with some of their employees


Sthaler launches Fingopay for NHS trust parking 20 August 2018

Biometrics payments and ID verification business Sthaler has partnered with CP Plus, a UK car park provider, to develop parking technology that will increase security for ID verification and payment authentication at hospital parking sites. 


EyeLock integrates embedded iris recognition technology into ViaTouch 20 August 2018

Iris-based identity authentication solutions firm EyeLock announced it has integrated its embedded iris recognition technology into VICKI, ViaTouch Media's auto-retail solution.


Daniel Tu joins autonomous_ID 20 August 2018

Daniel Tu, former group chief innovation officer of Ping An Insurance, has joined the Ottawa-based technology group autonomous_ID as executive advisor to the chairman, Todd Gray.


UIDAI to deploy face recognition system 20 August 2018

India's unique ID body, the Unique Identification Authority of India says it wants to tackle fingerprint spoofing by adding face authentication.

Special Features

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


Guest post: Digital driver’s licences offer route to a secure future 30 May 2018

A DDL can securely store and selectively display lots of different information, making it a great platform for other identity verification needs.


Guest Post: From frictionless to the right amount of friction 28 March 2018

There are times when we need friction in order to keep us, our data or our finances secure.


Company Spotlight: Next Biometrics 15 February 2018

Planet Biometrics talks to Next Biometrics CEO Ritu Favre.


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