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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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NEC provides facial recognition system for admission control at EU Summit 17 July 2019

NEC and its Romanian Branch office, part of NEC Eastern Europe, announced the provision of a facial recognition system for admission control at the EU Summit held in Sibiu, Romania on May 9, 2019. 
 


Wiseasy to build Aadhaar solutions with NEXT 17 July 2019

NEXT Biometrics, a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology, announces that Beijing Wiseasy Technology (Wiseasy) has selected NEXT`s certified sensor technology for the production of POS terminals for sales in the Indian market. 


WebAuthn now available on all Nulab’s software 17 July 2019

International company Nulab has enabled support for WebAuthn on all of its collaborative software: project management tool Backlog, cloud-based diagramming software Cacoo, and chat app Typetalk.  


HID Global’s multispectral fingerprint technology in ISO spoofing win 17 July 2019

HID Global has announced that a second member of its family of Lumidigm multispectral imaging solutions has achieved a perfect score in the world’s only International Standards Organization (ISO) standard that focuses on anti-spoofing and liveness detection. 


PCLOB to review airport facial recognition 16 July 2019

The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board has voted to initiate three new oversight projects, including a review of the use of facial recognition and other biometric technologies in aviation security.

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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