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App using Regula SDK improves border efficiency in Portugal 29 May 2020

Regula has recently cooperated with the Portuguese software developers Present Technologies to help launch SEF Mobile application. 


RealNetworks' SAFR works with protective clothing 28 May 2020

RealNetworks has announced the launch of high-performance authentication on the SAFR platform that allows identification of individuals wearing protective clothing against the pandemic.


Nuance chosen by Australian bank 28 May 2020

Nuance Communications has announced that National Australia Bank (NAB), one of Australia's major banks, is using Nuance Gatekeeper, to improve the customer experience and strengthen the bank's security standards


Webinar looks at European Entry-Exit system 27 May 2020

A webinar to be hosted by the Festival of Identity will cover the upcoming European Entry-Exit system.


CrucialTrak partners with CEG 27 May 2020

CrucialTrak, a global designer and manufacturer of biometric access control systems, today announced that it will partner with New Jersey-based Critical Environments Group (CEG) to market and sell its complete line of biometric readers and access gates. 

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DoorBird IP video adds fingerprint 27 May 2020

DoorBird IP video intercom now provides an option for adding access control via an ekey fingerprint scanner.


Q5id integrates Redrock Biometrics’ PalmID 27 May 2020

Redrock Biometrics, a leading provider of palm-print based biometrics for authentication and identification, announced today that Q5id will integrate the PalmID solution for its biometric enrollment and authentication solutions.


Senators query CLEAR’s Health Pass product 26 May 2020

Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) are pressing CLEAR, a biometric identification company, for details regarding what privacy practices and precautions are being undertaken for Health Pass.


Corsight makes its industry debut 26 May 2020

Corsight AI Inc. announces the launch of global operations to provide autonomous AI software solutions for professional security and business intelligence applications. 


Fingerprints expands its capacitive touch sensor portfolio 26 May 2020

Fingerprint Cards has expanded its fingerprint authentication touch sensor portfolio for physical and logical access devices and applications.


NIST study evaluates performance accuracy of contactless fingerprinting tech 21 May 2020

NIST evaluated several commercially available contactless fingerprint scanning technologies in its May 2020 report.
 


Idemia to explore the 'Citizen Digital Journey in a Frictionless Society' 21 May 2020

In an upcoming webinar in the Festival of Identity, a representative of Augmented Identity firm Idemia will explore the global shift to a more digitalized society.


Russia plans adoption of biometrics law 21 May 2020

The State Duma plans to adopt a law on the use of biometrics in the provision of financial services in June.


China UnionPay awards letter of approval to biometric card 21 May 2020

IDEX Biometrics, a provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, is proud to announce that China UnionPay has issued a Letter of Approval (LOA) for a biometric payment card that contains IDEX’s fingerprint sensor and distributed matcher.


Event to cover Biometric Touchless ID and Contactless Clearance 20 May 2020

An upcoming webinar hosted by the Festival of Identity event will cover contactless biometric travel.


SITA steps up development of a self-sovereign identity for air travel 20 May 2020

SITA has stepped up its commitment to developing a permanent digital identity for air travel by becoming a Premium Donor of the Sovrin Foundation,


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Commentary

Veridium talks mobile identity and biometrics

Planet Biometrics took time out to speak to Jason Tooley, chief revenue officer at Veridium, about digital ID and the adoption of biometric authentication solutions.


Executive Interview: Iris ID on non-contact biometrics and privacy

Planet Biometrics took time out to speak to Mohammed Murad, Iris ID's vice president of global business development and sales, about the increasing prevalence of the modality and its important new application areas.


Interview: Nok Nok Labs

Planet Biometrics took time out to speak to Rolf Lindemann, VP of Products at Nok Nok Labs, the FIDO Alliance.


Interview: Experian on biometrics and digital ID

In this interview, Planet Biometrics caught up with Mike Gross, Head of Global Fraud & ID Production Innovation at Experian, to hear his views on the evolution of identity in 2020 and beyond.


Interview: HID on CID

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


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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.


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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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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