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Face recognition: the societal debate
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The route to digital driving licences
Financial security vs the customer experience
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Latest Headlines

TECH5 opens subsidiary in the UK 23 February 2021

TECH5, a Swiss-based biometric technology company, has recently made the decision to expand its presence to the UK


Ideal Innovation secures ANAB accreditation for a facial ID test 23 February 2021

Ideal Innovations, Inc. (I3), announced today that it is beginning a rollout of its Facial Identification Proficiency Test (PT). The Proficiency Test complements their industry leading Facial Examination Training.


Acuity: COVID drives explosive Market Growth of face verification 22 February 2021

According to new research from Acuity Market Intelligence, COVID-driven acceleration of digital transformation has intensified the need for secure, reliable, and trusted digital identity


European alliance to facilitate online procedures 22 February 2021

Gradiant leads a project to develop a technology capable of verifying the identity of citizens in online processes of public services in a secure, easy-to-use and private way.

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CBP makes 2 apprehensions through facial biometrics 22 February 2021

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently made an apprehension in Toronto and Vancouver, 


BIO-key announces expanded Channel Alliance programme 18 February 2021

BIO-key International, a provider of identity and access management (IAM) solutions powered by biometrics, today announced an expanded Channel Alliance Partner (CAP) programme.


Aware’s Knomi awarded 2020 Cybersecurity Excellence Award 18 February 2021

 Aware, a leading global provider of biometric based authentication software products, solutions and services, is pleased to announce that it has received a prestigious 2020 IT Cybersecurity Excellence Award


Secure Identity Alliance launches Global Identity Report 18 February 2021

The Secure Identity Alliance has launched a report called "Giving Voice to Digital Identities Worldwide" that explores the use cases, governance, technological choices and go-to-market strategies of 25 government ID programs around the world


FacePhi and Mibanco partner on microcredits 17 February 2021

FacePhi and Mibanco have joined forces to promote mobile microcredits in Latin America.


Aware announces appointment of Gary Evee 17 February 2021

Aware, a leading global provider of biometrics software products, solutions and services, announced that the Aware Board of Directors has appointed Gary Evee to serve as a Class I director


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Company Spotlights

Company Spotlight: Cognitec Systems

Cognitec is the only company worldwide that has worked exclusively on face recognition technology since its inception in 2002.


Company spotlight: ID R&D

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.
 


Company Spotlight: Next Biometrics

Planet Biometrics talks to Next Biometrics CEO Ritu Favre.


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Guest Posts

Mobile Identity Checks by Fingerprinting

Recent advances in mobile and fingerprint capture technologies are making truly independent mobile identity checks in the field possible and will play an important role in the daily routine of law enforcement agencies. 

 


Guest Post: nVIAsoft on their biometric solution

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

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.


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