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CBP and privacy groups discuss Biometric Entry-Exit 09 December 2019

US Customs and Border Protection met yesterday with leading privacy experts to discuss CBP’s implementation of the Congressional biometric entry-exit mandate.


Nets trials face payments in Copenhagen 09 December 2019

Nets, a  provider of digital payment services across Europe, has launched a pilot programme testing facial recognition as a payment method.


Kanguru launches biometric USB 06 December 2019

Kanguru has announce the launch of an OS Agnostic, Fingerprint Access Hardware Encrypted Flash Drive with remote management capability.


RBS to trial fingerprint payment fob 06 December 2019

RBS has begun the roll-out of a new biometric payment system using a fingerprint sensor on a key fob.


Android to use Qualcomm chip to store mDLs 06 December 2019

Qualcomm execs have announced that the company's latest chips — the Snapdragon 865 and the Snapdragon 765 — will be the first to support Android Identity Credential APIs.

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Securiport chooses Integrated Biometrics fingerprint scanners 05 December 2019

Integrated Biometrics (IB), designer and manufacturer of high performance mobile biometric fingerprint sensors,has announced a technical partnership agreement with Securiport,


Kaspersky partners with jewellery designer on biometrics 05 December 2019

Kaspersky has teamed up with a 3D accessory designer from Stockholm and together they have created a unique ring that serves as an extension of a person’s digital identity, designed to keep users unique biometric data safe.


Fingerprint Cards collaborates with Valid 05 December 2019

Biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards and Valid, a global payment technology provider, are collaborating to bring contactless biometric payment cards to the market. 


One-in-three computers processing biometry face attempts 04 December 2019

Some 37% of computers faced at least one attempt of malware infection in Q3 2019


Opinion piece: Securing the next wave of banking 04 December 2019

Generation Z looks set to transform the face of modern banking


Countries ranked on how they’re collecting biometric data 04 December 2019

Comparitech has analysed 50 different countries to find out where biometrics are being taken, what they’re being taken for, and how they’re being stored.


Group slams Uber's biometric plans for London 03 December 2019

Liberty, the human rights organisation, has criticised the proposal by ride-hailing app Uber to force drivers in London to use facial recognition technology.


Biometrics to secure $2.5trn in mobile payments by 2024 03 December 2019

A new report from Juniper Research has found that biometric authentication will be used to secure $2.5 trillion worth of mobile payment transactions by 2024


Mainframe shops favour a single authentication system 03 December 2019

IBM mainframe customers would prefer a single unified authentication system that lets users securely access both mainframe and non-mainframe applications, a new survey suggests. 


UK's Conservatives to increase biometrics at borders 02 December 2019

The Conservatives want to use automated entrance and exit checks to identify individuals who have overstayed their visa, under measures to strengthen border security after Brexit.


Signicat and SurePay partner on digital ID 02 December 2019

Signicat and SurePay, a payment information service, have partnered to integrate SurePay’s bank account verification service with Signicat’s Digital Identity Platform.


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Commentary

Interview: HID on CID 28 November 2019

HID VP & Managing Director Jessica Westerouen van Meeteren told Security Document World about how the firm is addressing CID trends.


Guest Post: nVIAsoft on their biometric solution 09 April 2019

Cybersecurity and Identity Access Management (IAM) market leaders are seeking new means of securing identities.


Size matters: why bigger is better when it comes to the biometric fingerprint sensor 22 March 2019

Whilst there is no denying the fingerprint biometric smart card is reaching its inflection point, one barrier to mass market adoption is the cost of the sensors needed to take each person’s biometric fingerprint data.


Special Report on the January SC37 Meetings 04 March 2019

A lot is going on in the biometric standards world - and if you are passionate about the future of these standards, get involved.


Company spotlight: ID R&D 03 October 2018

In this interview, Planet Biometrics spoke to Konstantin Simonchik, CTO and co-founder of ID R&D, about the company’s history, aspirations, and its position on future biometrics trends.
 


Guest Post: Why advanced liveness is a necessity when it comes to spoof detection 12 September 2018

True liveness detection in real-time is absolutely critical, whether it is just for a login identity authentication or remote on-boarding and enrolment.


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Company Spotlights

Company Spotlight: Next Biometrics

Planet Biometrics talks to Next Biometrics CEO Ritu Favre.


Company Spotlight - SITA

Company spotlights have been created to give firms operating in the biometrics and identity industry an opportunity to discuss trends, product innovations and achievements. Planet Biometrics talks to global IT provider SITA.


Company Spotlight: Ideal Innovations

Arlington-based facial recognition technology firm Ideal Innovations discusses the latest industry trends and the company's history.


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