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Planet Biometrics 2019 Conference & Exhibition
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Planet Biometrics Show 2019

@ Identity Week London


Brought to you by the Planet Biometrics editorial team, this fully-featured exhibition and cutting-edge conference, will bring together the global community of biometric identity specialists within government and industry.

Latest Headlines

Researchers mix DNA with face recognition 17 June 2019

A team of Belgian and American researchers have devised a system that could use DNA from a crime scene in order to generate an image of the suspect’s face.


Global payment scheme in Asia certifying biometric card with IDEX sensor 17 June 2019

A major global payment scheme in Asia has begun its certification process for biometric smart cards containing IDEX’s dual-interface sensors.  


Laxton Group to launch Chameleon D 17 June 2019

Laxton will launch the ChameleonD next week, an addition to the Chameleon Biometrics family of products in the form factor of an integrated, multi-modal biometric desktop device.


UK confirms government ambition on digital identity at Identity Week 14 June 2019

Speaking at the Identity Week conference on 11 June, the Minister for Implementation, Oliver Dowden MP, provided an update on GOV.UK Verify and set out the government’s next steps towards enabling the creation of a digital identity market.


Vuzix to add face recognition to smart glasses 14 June 2019

About 50 Vuzix Blade smart glasses will be outfitted with facial-recognition technology for use in "security operations" in the Middle East. 

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Homeland Security to hold hearings on CBP breach 14 June 2019

Rep Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, has said the committee will hold hearings over news of a major privacy breach – resulting from a cyber-attack – at U.S. Customs and Border Protection.


Fingerprints taking part in 20 contactless biometric card pilots 14 June 2019

Fingerprints has confirmed that 20 contactless card pilots around the world now incorporate its fingerprint touch sensors.


INTELid partners with ValidSoft to bring voice biometric technology to blockchain 13 June 2019

Blockchain digital identity and compliance solutions pioneer INTELid.io is pleased to announce a development partnership with voice biometric firm ValidSoft. 
 


Nokia 2.2 to use face recognition 13 June 2019

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has today announced the new Nokia 2.2 will includi features like biometric face unlock with liveliness detection, adding extra security to your phone, 


Iris ID and Telaeris partner on mobile ID 13 June 2019

Iris ID, a  provider of iris recognition technology, today announced its multimode iCAM M300 handheld biometric platform now offers gateless access control, time and attendance and employee mustering for both commercial and government markets.


Senator comments on CBP breach 12 June 2019

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), top Democrat on the Security Subcommittee of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee has expressed concern after the U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed that a recent data breach exposed images of travelers and vehicles.


HID Global to acquire De La Rue’s ID business 12 June 2019

HID Global has signed an agreement to acquire the international identity solutions business of De La Rue. 


Integrated Biometrics expands in Africa 11 June 2019

Integrated Biometrics  has announced an expansion of its international sales organization and the opening of its first South African office. 


Foreign defense ministry selects BIO-key solution 11 June 2019

BIO-key has announced a significant follow-on order from a leading foreign defense ministry for a major expansion of their BIO-key deployment, initially reported in January of 2018.


UK's GMB to launch awareness campaign on workplace biometrics 11 June 2019

UK trade union is launching awareness campaign on employers taking biometric information to sign in and out of work without reasonable grounds


Gradiant to showcase fraud prevention tech at Identity Week 10 June 2019

Gradiant is showing forensic technologies and face recognition solutions that can automate digital onboarding and Know Your Customer (KYC) processes in a reliable way, as well as prevent document fraud on the Internet.


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Commentary

connect:ID 2019 Interview: i3's Richard Fenrich on fingerprint tech trends 25 April 2019

Ahead of connect:ID 2019, Planet Biometrics took time out to speak to Richard Fenrich, president and chief technical officer of i3 (Identification International) 


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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Guest Post: Finger authentication could be answer to crypto crime 08 Nov 18

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


Guest Post: From frictionless to the right amount of friction 28 Mar 18

There are times when we need friction in order to keep us, our data or our finances secure.


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