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Latest Headlines

Chinese store uses gait biometrics for payment 16 June 2017

A Swedish startup is working with a Chinese university on a store that uses walking gait as identity for payments.


Australian state trialling face recognition for Commonwealth Games 09 June 2017

Facial-recognition technology will be deployed across public transport networks at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Queensland, Australia to stop potential terrorists before they reach public or sports venues.


British Police arrest suspect using facial recognition tech 07 June 2017

Police in the UK have arrested a suspect who was identified using face recognition tech.

Features

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. 


Feature: Biometrics for high-value services: Opportunities, obstacles and breakthroughs

The switch to biometric authentication, overwhelmingly supported by users who appreciate its speed and ease of use, is a real game-changer that should not be taken lightly.


Mobile identity and wearables: You are what you wear

Traditional single factor or multi-factor authentication solutions are neither convenient nor secure enough in a world where common authentication methods are needed across a wide range of endpoint devices. 


Samsung mounts biometric offensive on Apple with S6 sensor, Samsung Pay

The Samsung Galaxy S6’s fingerprint sensor has been singled out for praise by tech critics – especially over its swipe-based predecessor.


Waving goodbye to queues with your fingerprint?

Advanced optical biometric devices that read fingerprints at walking speed, as users wave their hands through scanners, promise to resolve speed issues raised by previous biometric authentication methods. But experts caution that it may not be so straightforward.


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