Application News

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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Signicat acquires Dutch identity specialist Connectis 02 April 2020

Signicat has acquired digital identity specialist Connectis, to create what the firms describe as the strongest digital identity platform in the European market.


Fujitsu Frontech completes acqusition of Fulcrum Biometrics 02 April 2020

Fujitsu Frontech North America announced the acquisition of Fulcrum Biometrics, a Texas-based biometric hardware, software and solutions provider.


Dermalog provides details on biometric fever system 02 April 2020

The German company Dermalog has developed a camera, which measures body temperature with accuracy and speed to make a significant contribution to the containment of pandemics. 


Group probes Greek police face recognition plans 02 April 2020

European Digital Rights (EDri) group Homo Digitalis has noted that in the spring of 2019, the Hellenic Police signed a €4 million ($4.3 million) contract with Intracom Telecom, a global telecommunication systems and solutions vendor, for a smart policing project. 


New South Wales Police Force and IDEMIA extend partnership 01 April 2020

IDEMIA, a global leader in Augmented Identity has renewed its partnership with the New South Wales Police Force, the largest police force in Australia

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.


Company Spotlight: Cognitec Systems 27 March 2019

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


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.


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