Physical Access/Attendance

Physical access control and time/attendance applications are a mainstay for the biometrics industry. These systems can control access to buildings, sensitive facilities and building sites and help verify the attendance records of employees or other relevent groups of people, such as students. This section covers all the news and views in this sector…

Latest Headlines

South African scientists develop 'cognitive' ID tech 02 June 2017

A team of researchers at South Africa’s aiThenticate Computervision Labs have developed a new authentication system using a ‘simulation of human cognition’.


HD Barcode and IriTech reveal embed iris data in 2D bar code 23 May 2017
HD Barcode and biometrics firm IriTech have unveiled a new ID card solution that can embed biometric iris data in a proprietary 2D barcode.

South African firm develops biometrics service 15 May 2017

South African tech company Bytes Systems Integration plans to offer a new biometrics as a service product, describing it as “game-changing” for the domestic market.


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.

Features

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.


iPhone 5S: heralding a paradigm shift?

In drafting this statement, the EAB seeks to offer the suppliers of mobile devices, service operators and the user a perspective on how to assess this kind of technology - and in particular its security and usability.


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.


Automatic Facial Recognition: A Review

In an effort to answer the increasing number of questions being put forward about automatic facial recognition, this whitepaper by Morpho takes a general look at the technology, explores the state of the art and assesses its technical and commercial potential.


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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