Iris

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Latest Headlines

Austrian team presents new take on iris ageing 19 January 2017

A team of researchers led by Heinz Hofbauer from the University of Salzburg has studied the controversial topic of iris ageing from a different angle, this time isolating template ageing effects in a semi-controlled environment.


CMITech to debut new iris recognition terminal 19 January 2017

Biometric firm CMITech has revealed plans to demonstrate a new iris recognition terminal at an upcoming trade show.


Tascent launches iris and face recognition system 13 January 2017

Biometrics and identity solutions company Tascent has unveiled a new iris and face recognition system designed for high throughput enrollment, identification, and authentication.


First speakers revealed for connect:ID 2017 11 January 2017

The organisers of secure identity technology event connect:ID 2017 have confirmed the first speakers for the show's industry-leading conference.

Features

Iris solution helps refugees glimpse a brighter future

In Jordan, a biometrics-backed project launched by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is helping Syrian refugees lead a normal life.  


Feature: Smartphone security – It’s all in the eyes

Iris scanners are increasingly becoming a key focus for mobile device manufacturers as they look for that convenient and secure method to make sure users can keep their devices protected. 


EAB launches pan-European research consortium

A pan-European consortium that aims to foster links between the region’s academia, industry players and governments for better biometrics innovation was officially inaugurated in London yesterday.


FotoNation buys Smart Sensors as iris recognition goes mobile

UK-based iris recognition firm Smart Sensors has been acquired by FotoNation, a provider of computational imaging solutions for smartphones and digital cameras.


Holding ghosts accountable: Biometrics bring greater transparency to African public sector

The insidious nature of corruption presents a formidable obstacle for the improvement of any society. One of the more nuanced forms of corruption occurs through the employment of “ghost workers. But biometrics is being successfuly used to help eliminate the problem.


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Sponsored Links

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SITA SITA's iBorders Border Management integrates biographic and biometric passenger data from across the global air transport industry (ATI) to help authorities efficiently conduct risk analysis and identity verification of inbound and outbound travelers at the main steps of their journey.

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