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Australia to place biometrics at centre of digital ID programme 22 March 2017

A digital identity programme in Australia will likely use face recognition as a key element of its security.


Facial recognition for ancient twin spurs museum interest 22 March 2017

A museum in Quebec is using a simple face recognition tool to match 21st century website visitors with ancient lookalikes.


Fingerprint Cards expects weaker first quarter 21 March 2017

Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprint Cards has said revenue is set to fall more than 50 percent in the first quarter, and that it will therefore withdraw its proposal of a dividend for 2016.


Romania considers eID card scheme 21 March 2017

Romanian officials have confirmed that the country is mulling the introduction of eID cards to improve their identity systems.

Interview

Interview: MorphoTrak experts on the future of face recognition 22 March 2017

Planet Biometrics has quizzed two experts from one of the leaders in face recognition tech, MorphoTrak.


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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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