Iris

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Latest Headlines

connect:ID 2017 to explore biometric entry/exit issues 16 February 2017

Secure identity technology event connect:ID 2017 is set to host a high-profile stakeholder debate on the long-awaited implementation of a biometric exit programme in the US. 


EyeLock peers into biometrics in the cloud 03 February 2017

Iris recognition firm EyeLock has released a white paper studying the impact of biometrics in the cloud.


Safran and FotoNation partner on iris solutions in India 02 February 2017

Biometric and identity firm Safran Identity & Security and iris specialist FotoNation have revealed plans to work together on iris solutions for the vast market of India.


Fingerprint Cards buys Delta ID for US$106 million 01 February 2017

Swedish fingerprint-focused biometrics firm Fingerprint Cards enhanced its reach in the smartphone market by acquiring the iris recognition solutions firm Delta ID for US$106 million.

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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