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Financial security vs the customer experience
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IDnow supports Lottoland 13 September 2019

IDnow, a provider of Identity Verification-as-a-Service solutions serving over 250 customers will support Lottoland with the digital transformation of its identification processes.


NEC develops face recognition ATM 13 September 2019

NEC Corporation has announce the development of a next-generation ATM, which has a facial recognition engine. The ATM is to be installed and to replace old machines from this September.
 


Connect:ID 2020 announces first speakers 12 September 2019

Influential next-generation identity technology show connect:ID 2020 has announced its first round of confirmed speakers.


Zwipe selected by DZ card 12 September 2019

Biometric technology company Zwipe and dz card a global card solution provider and one of the largest card manufacturers in Southeast Asia, have signed a partnership


South American National Police Force Deploys BIO-key ID Director 12 September 2019

BIO-key has announced that a South American National Police Force has purchased and is deploying BIO-key's biometric authentication solution for Windows Active Directory network log-in

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Futronic Announces Launch of VS80 USB2.0 Finger Vein Scanner 12 September 2019

Futronic Technology, a global provider of fingerprint recognition software and hardware products, announces the commercial release of VS80 USB2.0 Finger Vein Scanner.


UK group calls for halt to face recognition projects 11 September 2019

The Ada Lovelace Institute is calling for companies to temporarily stop selling and using facial recognition technology while the public is consulted on its use


Ipsos: Citizens OK with govt use of AI and face recognition 11 September 2019

Two thirds of adults across 26 countries support the use of artificial intelligence and facial recognition by their government to maintain order in the country, but only under certain circumstances and subject to strict regulations. 


SmartMetric announces Asian battery certification 11 September 2019

SmartMetric has announced that it has now received certification for its biometric card product for ground and air transportation from and into Asia.


Delta: Passengers prefer biometrics 10 September 2019

Customers traveling directly to an international destinations on Delta or its partners prefer to use facial recognition technology to board, the airline has found.


Hitachi reveals new hand gesture biometrics tech 10 September 2019

Hitachi has announced a first-of-its-kind biometric technology that allows users to unlock their computer by simply raising their hand.


Yoti and DateID partner on dating 10 September 2019

Yoti, a digital identity app, has partnered with DateID, a new US based dating verification platform - to help create a safer and more transparent community of online daters. 


NXP announces microcontroller-based solution for offline face recognition 09 September 2019

NXP Semiconductors unveiled a world’s first microcontroller (MCU) -based solution for adding offline face and expression recognition capabilities to smart home, commercial and industrial devices


Heuman assumes role as NEXT Biometrics CEO 09 September 2019

NEXT Biometrics announces that Peter Heuman has been appointed chief executive officer of NEXT Biometrics as from 16 September 2019. 


ID R&D adds to team 09 September 2019

ID R&D, a biometrics technology provider offering AI-based voice and behavioral biometrics and voice and face anti-spoofing technologies, today announced the addition of Steve Cook and Kim Martin to its executive team


IDEMIA Launches MFace Flex 06 September 2019

IDEMIA,a leader in Augmented Identity, announced today the launch of IDEMIA MFace Flex.


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Commentary

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.


Guest Post: Biometric cards and the top of the value chain 10 September 2018

 IDEX anticipates that each banking customer will deploy as many as 100,000 biometric cards to their account holders by the end of 2018. 


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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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