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HID Global helps secure BigWise retail customers 29 October 2019

HID Global has enabled BigWise, a global provider of Wise Solutions Everywhere, to bring the security and convenience of biometrics to its retail and restaurant customers. 


Music festivals pledge not to use facial recognition 28 October 2019

Some of the world’s largest music festivals—including SXSW, Coachella, Pitchfork, and Bonnaroo—  promised that they will not use facial recognition technology at their events.


FaceFirst partnering with lawmakers on facial recognition regulations 04 October 2019

FaceFirst announced today that they are working closely with D.C. lawmakers to influence future facial recognition regulations. 


Hitachi reveals new hand gesture biometrics tech 10 September 2019

Hitachi has announced a first-of-its-kind biometric technology that allows users to unlock their computer by simply raising their hand.


Yoti and DateID partner on dating 10 September 2019

Yoti, a digital identity app, has partnered with DateID, a new US based dating verification platform - to help create a safer and more transparent community of online daters. 

Features

Guest Post: Digital ID - Biometrics are the key to marrying security and convenience

Only biometrics can unify the age-old opposing forces of user-experience and digital security, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive, Biometrics Institute. When it happens, the effect will be remarkable.


Feature: Smartphone security – It’s all in the eyes

Iris scanners are increasingly becoming a key focus for mobile device manufacturers as they look for that convenient and secure method to make sure users can keep their devices protected. 


Feature: Biometrics for high-value services: Opportunities, obstacles and breakthroughs

The switch to biometric authentication, overwhelmingly supported by users who appreciate its speed and ease of use, is a real game-changer that should not be taken lightly.


Mobile identity and wearables: You are what you wear

Traditional single factor or multi-factor authentication solutions are neither convenient nor secure enough in a world where common authentication methods are needed across a wide range of endpoint devices. 


Samsung mounts biometric offensive on Apple with S6 sensor, Samsung Pay

The Samsung Galaxy S6’s fingerprint sensor has been singled out for praise by tech critics – especially over its swipe-based predecessor.


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