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Next wins order for access control 20 September 2019

NEXT Biometrics has received a purchase order of approximately $100,000.


Collins to deploy facial biometric platform at McCarran Airport 20 September 2019

Passengers traveling through Las Vegas’ McCarran Airport will soon be able to use at Collins Aerospace Systems’ SelfPass biometric solution.


IDEMIA and Zwipe partner on disruptive payments platform 19 September 2019

IDEMIA and Zwipe have signed an exclusive partnership and distribution agreement that sees the two companies co-investing in the development of a disruptive biometric payment card platform. 


Native American region to use biometric kiosks for foster parent checks 19 September 2019

Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Tara Katuk Sweeney has praised the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Anadarko Agency for deploying the first Tribal Access Program (TAP) biometric/biographic kiosk workstation.


Fingeprints sensor used in Mereal biometric card 19 September 2019

Fingerprints has said it supports its partner MeReal in their latest order of biometric cards that will reach the market early 2020. The card is featuring a sensor from the FPC1300-series.

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IDEMIA appoints Brian Wallace as Senior VP 18 September 2019

Idemia has announced today the appointment of Brian Wallace as Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for North America.


Guest Post: Contactless gets a makeover in the UK 18 September 2019

The British banking world has raced ahead in implementing enhancements to their authentication methods.


FacePhi secures $4.4mn investment from Nice&Green 18 September 2019

FacePhi and Nice&Green, a Swiss firm specializing in investments in small and medium-sized listed companies, have signed an investment agreement worth 4 million euros ($4.4mn).


Zwipe is Selected by G+D Mobile Security to develop wearable 17 September 2019

Biometric technology company Zwipe has been selected by Giesecke + Devrient (G+D) Mobile Security to develop a biometric payment device with a view to pilot this technology with leading banks.


New Hampshire Retirement Systems selects BIO-key 17 September 2019

BIO-key has announced that New Hampshire Retirement Systems (NHRS) has selected BIO-key to enhance online security of member data by adding a layer of biometric authentication.


Senator raises questions on Cybersecurity and biometrics 17 September 2019

Senator Mark R. Warner, Vice Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, wrote to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) about incidents that impacted both entities and exposed Americans’ personal, permanently identifiable data.


SITA tech to power new international terminal at Algiers Airport 16 September 2019

SITA, the global IT provider to the air transport industry, has been selected to provide key systems to support the smooth opening and operation of Algeria’s new international terminal at Houari Boumediene International Airport


SmartMetric in biometric card progress 16 September 2019

SmartMetric says it has achieved a major breakthrough in miniature nano power management for its inside-the-card biometric fingerprint scanner.


HID Global acquires HydrantID 16 September 2019

HID Global has acquired HydrantID, a provider of management and automation services to secure enterprise organizations’ data, IT systems, networks, and the Internet of Things (IoT).


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.
 


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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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