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Latest Headlines

Suprema launches Suprema Mobile Access 27 April 2020

Suprema has announced 'Suprema Mobile Access', a new mobile contactless solution and complete platform for managing, issuing and tracking access credentials using smartphones.


Idemia provides access control to Digital Garage’s new headquarters 27 April 2020

Idemia, a leader in Augmented Identity, today announced the first deployment of MorphoWave Compact in Japan to provide high security and convenience for businesses and the public.


CyberLink FaceMe enables face recognition on NEC PCs 24 April 2020

CyberLink, a pioneer in AI and facial recognition technologies, announced integration of its FaceMe AI engine by NEC Personal Computer on NEC LAVIE Home All-in-one PCs


Reconnect chooses ID R&D for probation solution 23 April 2020

ID R&D, a biometric solutions provider offering AI-based voice, face and behavioral user authentication and anti-spoofing capabilities, today announced that its ISO 30107-3 compliant passive facial liveness product, IDLive Face has been selected by Reconnect


IDEX secures China UnionPay certification 23 April 2020

IDEX Biometrics has announced that IDEX’s fingerprint sensor and Tongxin Microelectronics’ (TMC) secure element have been included in a biometric payment card certified by China UnionPay.

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NEXT Biometrics receives initial order from India 23 April 2020

Fingerprint sensor technology company, NEXT Biometrics, has received an initial purchase order from an Indian business partner for its One Touch ID Finger Print Module.


'Festival of Identity' set to be world's largest ID webinar series 22 April 2020

Science Media Partners has announced plans for a groundbreaking online event entitled the Festival of Identity, noting it will be a new, positive, and exciting webinar platform that will serve the whole identity community during these difficult times.


Zwipe partners with firm on biometric payment cards 22 April 2020

Biometric fintech company Zwipe is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Toppan Forms Card Technologies to collaborate on the product positioning, development and commercialization of biometric payment cards.


Redrock Biometrics announces partnership with HYPR 22 April 2020

Redrock Biometrics and HYPR announce a partnership for Redrock Biometrics to provide palm authentication with their PalmID solution. HYPR is a leading provider of passwordless authentication for enterprises. 


Fingerprint Cards starts collaboration with Digi-Key 22 April 2020

Swedish biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards has entered into a collaboration with the global on-line distributor, Digi-Key Electronics.


Vingroup study looks at face recognition through masks 21 April 2020

VinAI Research, a Vingroup-funded research laboratory, announced its results of a successful study on facial recognition technology that can identify people wearing face protective masks with stable accuracy.


UK biometrics chief comments on Covid-19 apps 21 April 2020

The UK biometrics commissioner has been approached by a number of journalists asking for comments on the possible use of symptom tracking applications, digital contact tracing applications and digital immunity certificates. 


Precise extends licensee agreement with Egis Technology 21 April 2020

Precise has signed an extended licensee agreement with the leading fingerprint sensor supplier, Egis Technology.


IDEX Biometrics and Zwipe collaborate on Zwipe Pay One 20 April 2020

IDEX Biometrics and Zwipe have signed an agreement that will see Zwipe combining IDEX Biometrics sensor products with the Zwipe Pay ONE platform


BioCatch raises $145 mln funding to develop behavioural biometrics 20 April 2020

BioCatch, a leader in behavioral biometrics, today announced it has completed a $145 million Series C investment led by Bain Capital Tech Opportunities


Idemia contactless chosen for Sau Paulo apartments 20 April 2020

Idemia has announced that MorphoWave Compact biometric terminals have been deployed at several new residential condominiums in the Barueri region, in São Paulo


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Commentary

Veridium talks mobile identity and biometrics

Planet Biometrics took time out to speak to Jason Tooley, chief revenue officer at Veridium, about digital ID and the adoption of biometric authentication solutions.


Executive Interview: Iris ID on non-contact biometrics and privacy

Planet Biometrics took time out to speak to Mohammed Murad, Iris ID's vice president of global business development and sales, about the increasing prevalence of the modality and its important new application areas.


Interview: Nok Nok Labs

Planet Biometrics took time out to speak to Rolf Lindemann, VP of Products at Nok Nok Labs, the FIDO Alliance.


Interview: Experian on biometrics and digital ID

In this interview, Planet Biometrics caught up with Mike Gross, Head of Global Fraud & ID Production Innovation at Experian, to hear his views on the evolution of identity in 2020 and beyond.


Interview: HID on CID

HID VP & Managing Director Jessica Westerouen van Meeteren told Security Document World about how the firm is addressing CID trends.


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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.


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 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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