What is 'silent authentication'?
Enter the era of biometric cards
Spain's DPA on biometric misunderstandings
Next's CEO on the future for fingerprints
Face recognition: the societal debate
Secunet on kiosk systems in border control
The route to digital driving licences
Financial security vs the customer experience
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Latest Headlines

iProov to provide biometric technology to challenger bank Knab 01 July 2020

iProov, a leader in spoof-resistant, biometric facial authentication technology, today announced that its technology is to be deployed by Dutch challenger bank Knab to provide an effortless online biometric experience to its nearly 500,000 customers.


Spain's DPA on biometric misunderstandings 01 July 2020

The Spanish data protection authority ('AEPD') has published a technical note explaining on 14 misunderstandings in relation to biometric identification.


IDmission completes ISO compliance testing 30 June 2020

IDmission, a global leader in biometric and AI technology that reduces risk associated with false identities today announced that it has met the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) requirements for ISO/IEC 30107-3


ImageWare launches IP licensing monetization programme 30 June 2020

ImageWare Systems, a leader in multimodal biometric identification and authentication, today announced that in response to the accelerated growth and importance of multimodal biometrics in identity and authentication within cybersecurity

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Auraya improves security with ArmorVox 17.8.0 29 June 2020

The Research and Development team at Auraya continues to innovate and improve the performance of its voice biometric technology, adding new features and functionalities and better overall performance to ArmorVox, its voice biometric engine


B-Secur and LifeQ partner on biometrics 29 June 2020

B-Secur and LifeQ announced today a collaboration to offer an advanced, integrated Electrocardiogram (ECG) and optical (PPG) based technology solution. 


Biocatch surpasses 150 million anonymous behavioural profiles 25 June 2020

BioCatch, a leader in behavioural biometrics, today announced that its compilation of privacy-protected digital behavioural profiles now includes more than 150 million individual online banking users


Boston City Council votes to ban facial recognition 25 June 2020

The Boston City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of facial recognition technology by the city of Boston. 


Safari enables biometric Fido logins 25 June 2020

A new capability in Safari 14 (iOS/MacOS) means websites can now use Face ID and Touch ID for frictionless and secure FIDO standards-based logins.


CU*Answers and Daon extend partnership 24 June 2020

Daon, a global leader in biometric identity technology, and CU*Answers announced their partnership, which delivers secure and convenient authentication solutions to more than 160 credit unions and their members, will be extended for an additional three years.


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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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