Iris

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Eyelock receives timing patent for iris images 27 April 2017

Iris-focused biometrics firm  EyeLock  has announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued patent that uses conditions of the iris to predict a time sequence for acquiring a high probability of quality iris images. 


Mobile driving licences coming into sharp focus at connect:ID 2017 20 April 2017

A coming shift towards mobile or digital driving licences that many expect will occur in the next decade – or sooner – will have major ramifications for the identity industry.


EyeLock receives patent for mobility identity platforms 20 April 2017

Iris device firm EyeLock has received a patent for mobility identity platforms it has developed.


US border security at the heart of connect:ID 2017 20 April 2017

Border security in the USA is about to undergo major change in the wake of President Trump’s election to office, with land, sea, and air borders set to be shaken up with a raft of new or revitalized policies

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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