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This section reports on where biometric technologies are being applied. It includes news and information on biometrics used in education, finance, government, leisure and more. To narrow your search choose a specific category from the navigation bar above.

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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.


Athena's voiceprint security camera wins award 14 November 2019

Amaryllo, a biometric security company, announced that its latest product, Athena, has been named CES 2020 Innovation Awards in Smart Home.

Special Features

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.


Guest Post: Finger authentication could be answer to crypto crime 08 November 2018

Fingerprint authentication will hold the key to a safe and secure future in crypto.


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.
 


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