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BioCatch predicts 10 cybercrime trends for 2020 27 January 2020

BioCatch, a leader in behavioral biometrics, today announced its Cybercrime and Fraud Predictions for 2020 


Met begins operational use of Live Facial Recognition (LFR) 24 January 2020

The Metropolitan Police Service announced on Friday, 24 January, that it will begin the operational use of Live Facial Recognition (LFR) technology.


Amazon working on palm technology for retail 23 January 2020

Amazon is working on new checkout terminals that would allow shoppers to make payments using biometric data found on their palm prints rather than having to whip out a credit or debit card, according to the Wall Street Journal.


Suprema unveils its facial recognition solution 23 January 2020

Suprema, a provider of biometrics and security solutions, unveiled its latest facial recognition solution at a trade show,  FaceStation. 


Samsung Introduces Galaxy XCover Pro 23 January 2020

Samsung Electronics has unveiled the new Galaxy XCover Pro, a biometrics-rich smartphone designed and engineered for frontline workers across a variety of industries around the world. 

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Biometrics to become box-office in year ahead: Equifax 22 January 2020

Taking stock of the identity verification landscape, Keith McGill, Head of Fraud & ID at Equifax, expects rapid adoption of biometrics in 2020 as it enters the mainstream


WEF calls for password-free world 22 January 2020

 A new report released by the World Economic Forum finds that freeing ourselves of passwords will actually make us safer and businesses more efficient.


Changes to Next Biometrics' management 22 January 2020

Next Biometrics' CFO, Knut Stålen, will step down from his position on the last day of February 2020.


Santander Mexico improves security through biometrics 21 January 2020

Santander Mexico has begun to register customers’ biometric data to make their transactions more secure. The entity will invest one billion pesos in the next five years and expects to register more than 3.7 million customers in the country during the first stage.


Thales leverages new technologies to boost biometric matching performance 21 January 2020

Thales, a leader in digital security, is using innovative assets from the aerospace industry to boost its Biometric Matching System (BMS) performance while reducing the environmental impact. 


Uber banned in Birmingham 21 January 2020

It has been announced that Uber’s license to operate in Birmingham will not be renewed at the end of the month


FacePhi breaks revenue record 20 January 2020

FacePhi beat its own record with a growth of 82.88% compared to 2018, which has allowed it to reach a net turnover of over 8.2 million euros ($9.09 million).


Las Vegas police use facial recognition to catch assault suspect 20 January 2020

Las Vegas police used facial recognition technology to identify a man suspected of punching another at a car show, local media reports.
 


China launches facial recognition car rental service 20 January 2020

China has launched a new blockchain-based initiative to eliminate the tedious process of renting a car. 


EU considers ban on public face recognition 17 January 2020

The European Union is mulling a potential ban on the use of facial recognition technologies in public areas. 


Regula to train employees of Cyprus diplomatic missions 17 January 2020

Regula will supply over 20 video spectral comparators Regula 4305DMH to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus.


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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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Fingerprint authentication will hold the key to a safe and secure future in crypto.


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