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This section covers all the news and information not included in earlier section, such as the use of biometrics for surveillance or for military ID and so on…

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connect:ID 2017 to explore biometric entry/exit issues 16 February 2017

Secure identity technology event connect:ID 2017 is set to host a high-profile stakeholder debate on the long-awaited implementation of a biometric exit programme in the US. 


Allevate working on launch of face recognition service in UK 17 January 2017

British face recognition firm Allevate has revealed that it is working on bringing its Face-Searcher solution to the UK in the near future as a SaaS cloud-service for businesses and organisations.


Biometric Institute marks 15th anniversary 11 October 2016

The Biometrics Institute has marked its 15-year anniversary by restating its commitment to promoting the responsible use of biometrics as an independent user group.

Features

Biometric Standardisation in the European Union: CEN TC224 WG18

Having a harmonized vocabulary on biometric terminology would prove very helpful in creating a common European market for biometric technology and its applications.


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.


EAB Contribution to Horizon 2020 consultations

An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.


Automated Personal Identification

This book is a rare and exciting find in the US Library of Congress. It is one of the very earliest analyses of automated personal identity technology and was written at the birth of what we now know as the modern biometrics industry. Despite being written in 1974, the authors saw with impressive clarity many of the issues that remain today as some of the most difficult problems to solve.

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