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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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AnyVision raises $235M 08 July 2021

AnyVision, the world’s leading Recognition AI company, today announced it has secured an investment of $235 million from SoftBank Vision Fund 2i and Eldridge with further participation from existing investors. 


Fingerprint Cards initiates strategic review 08 July 2021

Fingerprint Cards announces that its board of directors has decided to conduct a review of strategic alternatives for Fingerprints with the purpose of evaluating and creating the best route to crystalize value for shareholders.


Pearson VUE and Regula Forensics collaborate on remote exams 07 July 2021

Pearson VUE, the global leader in high-stakes computer-based testing and Regula Forensics, a leading manufacturer of identity verification software and devices, have today announced a technology collaboration to meet growing demand for remote identity verification


Paravision names Benji Hutchinson president and COO 07 July 2021

 Paravision, the U.S.-based leader in mission-critical face recognition and computer vision, today announced the appointment of Benji Hutchinson as President and Chief Operating Officer. 


Cerence adds ryd pay 06 July 2021

Cerence has broadened its Cerence Pay partner ecosystem with the addition of ryd pay, the largest cross-brand solution for mobile payments directly at the gas pump. Together, the companies will enable voice-powered fuel payments throughout Europe, directly from the car.

Special Features

White Paper: Secunet on kiosk systems in border control 30 June 2020

Why do kiosks play a key role in the launch of the European Entry/Exit System? A new whitepaper summarises the key advantages and long-term benefits that arise for border control and the authorities tasked with border control operations through the use of kiosks.


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.


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