Iris

This section provides readers with all the news, press releases and reports on the Iris Recognition sector…

Latest Headlines

Report: Samsung 8 to use face, iris for payments 17 March 2017

The next flagship Samsung will use facial and iris recognition to authenticate payments as well as fingerprint, reports company insiders.


Singapore’s Changi Airport to deploy multimodal tech 13 March 2017

Changi Airpot’s new Terminal 4 will feature a new multimodal biometric border check system using face, iris and fingerprint recognition.


Galaxy 8 expected to feature facial recognition 10 March 2017

Tech media is leading speculation that the next major Samsung Galaxy release will feature facial recognition alongside the iris reader which featured on the s7.


Group predicts ‘huge’ growth for iris and face sensor market 02 March 2017

Research group Trendforce has said the respective additions of 3D Sensing and iris recognition into the next-generation iPhone devices and Samsung Galaxy S8 will generate a new wave of demand for IR (infrared) LEDs used in optical sensors. 

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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