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Enter the era of biometric cards
Spain's DPA on biometric misunderstandings
Next's CEO on the future for fingerprints
Face recognition: the societal debate
Secunet on kiosk systems in border control
The route to digital driving licences
Financial security vs the customer experience

Latest Headlines

Digital ID framework to begin testing in Canada 16 September 2020

The Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) today announced the launch of the Pan-Canadian Trust Framework (PCTF), a set of digital ID and authentication industry standards that will define how digital ID will roll out across Canada.

Veem secures $31M in strategic funding 16 September 2020

Veem, a fast-growing global payments network built for businesses, today announced the closing of a $31M capital raise, led by Truist Ventures

IDEMIA welcomes Andrew Boyd as new CEO 16 September 2020

IDEMIA, a leader in Augmented Identity, announced the appointment of Andrew Boyd to the position of President and CEO IDEMIA National Security Solutions. 

Five9 announces Five9 VoiceStream 16 September 2020

Five9, a leading provider of the intelligent cloud contact center, today announced Five9 VoiceStream to help customers, partners and system integrators leverage the power of real-time voice 

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Click to Pay with Visa launches in Canada 16 September 2020

Visa Canada is announcing the expansion of Click to Pay in Canada, helping consumers make secure purchases across various merchants and platforms.

Iris ID introduces IrisTime 16 September 2020

Iris ID, the global leader in iris recognition technology, today begins shipping IrisTime, a new biometric time and attendance platform providing a fully customizable and accurate solution to meet the leading workforce management needs of small businesses to enterprise organisations worldwide.

Iris ID on their new IrisTime 16 September 2020

Planet Biometrics caught up with Iris ID Systems's vice president of Global Business Development and Sales, Mohammed Murad, to learn about their new IrisTime product.

Biometric payment solution Peasypay launches 15 September 2020

PeasyPay, a startup incorporated in Hungary, is letting people pay by just showing their faces and taking a picture of the palm of their hands, making the whole process faster and more convenient.

Nymi Launches Workplace Wearable 14 September 2020

 Nymi has announced availability of its Version 3.0 workplace wearable wristband, which now enables multiple industries to incorporate Nymi's password-less technology with applications that ensure the health, safety, and security of connected workers.

Science Committee slams Clearview AI contract 14 September 2020

The leaders of the US House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology have raised concerns over Clearview AI’s reported new contract with US. immigration and customs enforcement.

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Company Spotlights

Company Spotlight: Cognitec Systems

Cognitec is the only company worldwide that has worked exclusively on face recognition technology since its inception in 2002.

Company spotlight: ID R&D

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.

Company Spotlight: Next Biometrics

Planet Biometrics talks to Next Biometrics CEO Ritu Favre.

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Guest Posts

Mobile Identity Checks by Fingerprinting

Recent advances in mobile and fingerprint capture technologies are making truly independent mobile identity checks in the field possible and will play an important role in the daily routine of law enforcement agencies. 


Guest Post: nVIAsoft on their biometric solution

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

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.

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