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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.
Norwegian fingerprint sensor firm IDEX has entered a distribution deal with Chinese company Comtech.
Finnish customer authentication firm MePin has added biometric security to its it's MePIN Universal Authentication platform.
Portugese biometric border solutions firm Vision-Box has implemented face recognition-enabled ABC biometric gates at French border for the Eurostar rail link in St Pancras station in London.
Apple has patented a new authentication solution for smartphones that would see a range of micro-LEDs used for fingerprint recognition rather than a dedicated sensor.
A network of shops in the US state of Missouri have installed face recognition cameras that can detect if a shopper is wearing a mask or is a previous shoplifter.
A company from Luxembourg is developing an animated border guard system that could involve avatars questioning passengers at home on their mobile, PCs or tablets, while using facial recognition for security.
Israeli biometrics firm FST, which has developed IMID in-motion visual identification technology, has said the solution has been integrated with AMAG's Symmetry access control.
Senior lawyers have said plans to create a national fingerprint database in the Caribbean island of Antigua could compromise privacy norms.
UK bank Santander has become the first to allow customers to make account payments using their voice for authentication.
The Afghanistan Taliban has used biometric screening devices on bus passengers in the restive Kunduz province, according to local officials.
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.