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Jumio wins biometric payments award 21 November 2019

Jumio has announced its Jumio Authentication solution was named a winner of the Payments Awards 2019


SPS introduces its new Dual6 ID micromodule 21 November 2019

SPS says its new Dual6 ID micromodule is 40% smaller than the previous Dual8 ID


Barclays and Hitachi reveal next-generation finger vein scanner 20 November 2019

Barclays has today unveiled its enhanced finger vein scanner, which will help businesses access their banking facilities securely.


Fingerprint Cards unveils side-mounted capacitive sensor 20 November 2019

Fingerprint Cards has announced the launch of a new side-mounted capacitive touch sensor for biometric authentication. 


Montenegro to issue next generation of ID Documents 20 November 2019

At the beginning of August 2019, the Minister of Interior of Montenegro, His Excellency Mr. Mevludin Nuhodzic, signed a contract with Mühlbauer ID Services GmbH, the leader of an international consortium, to supply of system for the next generation of Montenegro passports, ID cards in ID1-format, as well as driver’s licenses and resident permits.

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Toppan and D-ID sign strategic partnership agreement 20 November 2019

D-ID, a developer of identity privacy protection software, has announced a strategic partnership with Toppan Printing (Toppan), a global printing company and innovator in security solutions, to provide D-ID’s technology to customers across Japan and Asia. With this partnership, the companies expect to exceed sales of over one billion yen 


SmartMetric claims 'self-powered' biometric card 19 November 2019

SmartMetric says that after decades of research and development, the company has successfully achieved amazing electronic miniaturization to have a fully functional, self-powered fingerprint reader inside a credit card.


Sun Kissed announces CBD biometric storage device 19 November 2019

Sun Kissed Industries has announce that its soon-to-be subsidiary, Hakuna Supply/Products Group is releasing for sale its new “Fingerprint Lock Box” biometric sensing storage device for cannabis, hemp, and CBD products in time for the 2019 Holiday Shopping Season.


Gyrfalcon Technology and Sensory deliver AI biometric access on edge devices 19 November 2019

AI accelerator chip and technology provider Gyrfalcon Technology Inc. today announced a partnership with AI solution provider Sensory to deliver low latency, high reliability embedded, machine learning capabilities on edge devices


Aratek to launch Truface 18 November 2019

Aratek is gearing up to show its new facial matching TruFace line, Aratek’s entry into the facial recognition technology market.


COFIDES supports FacePhi in South Korea 18 November 2019

FacePhi Biometrics will have the support of COFIDES to strengthen its implementation in South Korea. 


Fujitsu launches AuthConductor V2 18 November 2019

Fujitsu has launched sales of the "FUJITSU Security Solution AuthConductor V2" which uses various authentication methods, including palm vein authentication, to deliver comprehensive biometric authentication support for customers.


CaixaBank launches face recognition store in Spain 15 November 2019

CaixaBank, Nestle Market and the Payment Innovation Hub have launched the first facial recognition payment system in a business in Spain. 


IDEX Biometrics and DWA collaborate on smart cards 15 November 2019

Idex has been chosen by DongWoon Anatech, a specialist inlay and biometric algorithm supplier in Asia, to supply its SmartFinger IDX 3200 sensor for use in secure access biometric ID cards.


Digital rights activists use facial recognition to track Congress members 15 November 2019

Digital rights group Fight for the Future is currently conducting live facial recognition surveillance in Washington, DC, using Amazon’s commercially available Rekognition software to scan thousands of people’s faces and cross-check them with a database to track down members of Congress, Amazon lobbyists, and members of the press. 


IDEX and Quest Payment Systems sign biometric smart cards deal 14 November 2019

IDEX Biometrics, a provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, and Quest Payment Systems, an Australian payment technology supplier, have signed an agreement with the aim of bringing biometric smart cards to Australasia.


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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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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.


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


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