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iProov to partner with Singapore on digital ID 22 September 2020

Four million Singaporeans can now access digital government services online using facial verification implemented by iProov and Toppan Ecquaria for the Government Technology Agency of Singapore


CBP reveals new biometric entry/exit website 21 September 2020

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations has successfully launched their biometrics entry/exit website.


Digital ID framework to begin testing in Canada 16 September 2020

The Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) today announced the launch of the Pan-Canadian Trust Framework (PCTF), a set of digital ID and authentication industry standards that will define how digital ID will roll out across Canada.


Frontex offers $590,000 to study biometric borders 09 September 2020

Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, is looking for an experienced contractor to support the Agency by providing a Research Study on Technology Foresight on Biometrics for the Future of Travel through a direct service contract.


TSA tests biometric 'self-service' scanners 09 September 2020

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is piloting a new touchless “self-service” technology that matches a traveler’s live photo with the photo on their ID

Interview

Interview: Jumio's Robert Prigge on digital ID and biometrics

Digital ID innovators Jumio took the unique step last month of adding eyeball-tracking biometrics to its mobile solutions.  Planet Biometrics caught up with the company to explore the integration.


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Features

Viewpoint: Spoof or proof?

The security of biometrics technology is in the spotlight and stakeholders must take a balanced view on its strengths and vulnerabilities, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive, Biometrics Institute. As deployments proliferate, the technology’s credibility rests on the industry’s will to collaborate globally.  


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.


Guest Post: Biometrics at the borders

While policy creation for the use of biometric technologies at national borders remains a matter for government, best practices and guiding principles for effective deployment can be built through collaboration between the industry’s global stakeholders, says Isabelle Moeller, Chief Executive of the Biometrics Institute. 


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