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UIDAI to use face authentication for Aadhaar 15 January 2018

UIDAI officials plan to use face authentication more for Aadhaar as users report difficulties with iris and fingerprint.


Tunisian biometric ID programme faces privacy challenge 15 January 2018

A  biometric ID card proposal has officially been withdrawn from consideration in the Assembly of the Representatives of the People (ARP) in Tunisia.


DISA planning gait biometric checks 12 January 2018


The Defense Information Systems Agency wants to use gait as well as fingerprints and iris scans to improve identity verification, reports government media


Gentex and Fingerprint to cooperate on in-vehicle iris authentication 11 January 2018

Gentex and Swedish biometric firm Fingerprint have announced an exclusive partnership agreement to bring iris-scanning technology to the automotive industry.

Interview

Interview: Jumio's Robert Prigge on digital ID and biometrics 08 August 2017

Digital ID innovators Jumio took the unique step last month of adding eyeball-tracking biometrics to its mobile solutions.  Planet Biometrics caught up with the company to explore the integration.


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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.  


World Bank, Accenture outline universal ID vision for developing nations

ID solutions firm Accenture and the World Bank have published a study into how universal ID and biometrics can foster financial inclusion and improve vital services in developing countries.


Can biometrics help with Europe’s migrant problem?

The European Union’s plans to use biometrics to identify a flood of migrants arriving in the continent are raising questions over how much “proportionate coercion” will be deemed acceptable in gathering fingerprint data.


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.


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