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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. 


UK court rules that police can use face recognition 04 September 2019

A British court ruled on Wednesday that police use of facial recognition systems does not violate privacy and human rights.


ICO to probe face recognition use at King's Cross 16 August 2019

The UK's Information Commissioner has reacted to the use of live facial recognition technology in King's Cross, London by a property developer.


FCA introducing strong customer authentication plans 15 August 2019

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced details of a plan for the phased implementation of Strong Customer Authentication.

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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