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Next's CEO on the future for fingerprints
Face recognition: the societal debate
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The route to digital driving licences
Financial security vs the customer experience
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

Touch Biometrix receives $2.6mn funding from Deepbridge Capital 17 April 2019

Touch Biometrix, the disruptive fingerprint technology company, has received a £2million ($2.6 million) investment from Deepbridge Capital.


Bank South Pacific selects Fulcrum Biometrics 17 April 2019

Fulcrum Biometrics, a provider of biometrics-based human identification systems, applications, and technology, has announced that Bank South Pacific (BSP), the largest regionally owned bank in the South Pacific, selected Fulcrum Biometrics through a competitive RFP process. 


Aratek takes Identify Anywhere to US 17 April 2019

Aratek is set to kick off a North American roadshow with appearances in Connect:ID in Washington DC and Expo Seguridad in Mexico City in the next few weeks.


KSI selects NEXT Biometrics fingerprint readers 16 April 2019

Next Biometrics has announced that the company`s One Touch Access readers have been selected by Key Source International (KSI) for inclusion in its products. Initial volumes have been shipped.


Paxful incorporates Jumio's AI biometrics 16 April 2019

Peer-to-peer Bitcoin trading platform Paxful has joined forces with biometrics firm Jumio to develop an artificial intelligence (AI) verification system. 

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IDEMIA selected by Royal Caribbean Cruises 16 April 2019

Idemia (IDEMIA) has announced the expansion of Royal Caribbean’s debarkation process using IDEMIA’s MFace high speed 3D face capture technology. 


Sberbank, Digital Horizon to acquire stakes in STC 16 April 2019

Russian bank Sberbank along with Digital Horizon and Gazprombank have announced that they will acquire 51% stake in the Russian biometrics technology provider, Speech Technology Center Group (STC). 


Singapore reveals “Breeze-Through” immigration clearance trial 15 April 2019

Singapore's Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) is conducting a six-month trial for a new contactless immigration clearance system at Tuas Checkpoint


Business groups seek to revive Jamaican ID system 15 April 2019

Three private sector groups in Jamaica have said that politicians need to continue pushing for progress on the planned National Identification System (NIDS), which was knocked off course by  a Constitutional Court ruling last Friday.


SAFR for Security integrated into Genetec Security Center 15 April 2019

RealNetworks has announced the availability of its SAFR for Security facial recognition solution for Genetec Security Center. 


Suprema to hold global launch of FaceLite 15 April 2019

Suprema, a biometrics and security firm, announced that the company will launch FaceLite, the company’s new generation compact face recognition terminal.


Optical FOD sensors to dominate: Trendforce 12 April 2019

According to the latest report by TrendForce, FOD (Fingerprint on Display) technology will cascade down from flagship devices to mid-high tier smartphones, enlarging market scale and causing the costs of FOD tech to slide


CyberLink ranks in top 20 vendors in NIST face recognition test 12 April 2019

Taiwan's CyberLink has nnounced that it has ranked among the world’s top 20 vendors in facial recognition based on its FaceMe Facial Recognition Engine.


Regula releases new version of document reader SDK for mobile platforms 12 April 2019

Regula has recently released a new version of Document Reader SDK for mobile platforms. 


German Federal Police choose Jenetric solution 12 April 2019

In total, the modernisation of German border controls includes a multi-year framework contract for the installation of 1,700 fingerprint scanners, with more than 900 units to be delivered by 2019.


JFK Airport T1 and Vision-Box to roll out facial recognition boarding 11 April 2019

New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport Terminal One Group and Vision-Box have signed a cooperation agreement to roll out one of the largest biometric boarding airport platforms in the US. 


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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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Sponsored Links

DERMALOG Identification Systems Germany's largest manufacturer of biometric devices and systems provides a wide range of identification solutions, including the latest generation of fingerprint and document scanners as well as high-performance AFIS and ABIS systems.
Regula Regula is the leading developer of specialized equipment for automatic travel documents authentication, forensic examination of secure documents and electronic information reference systems of passports, IDs, visas, driver’s licenses and banknotes..
NEC NEC Corporation of America is a leading provider of innovative IT, network, communications and biometric solutions for Fortune 1000, service carriers and small/mid-sized businesses across multiple industries, including Government, Transportation and Hospitality.
Neurotechnology Neurotechnology is a developer of high-precision algorithms and software based on deep neural network (DNN) and other AI-related technologies. The company offers a range of products for biometric fingerprint, face, iris, palm print and voice identification.
Cognitec Systems - The Face Recognition Company Cognitec is the only company worldwide that has worked exclusively on face recognition technology since its inception in 2002. The company is proud to maintain a stable, market-leading position within the industry, and to uphold the trust it has gained as a reliable, experienced provider of biometric technologies.

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Latest Features

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.


Guest blog: Physical attributes versus behavioural patterns – The privacy debate 18 Jan 16

There are several factors companies must consider before relying on physical biometric technology to authenticate users in an online environment


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