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Spanish data authority clarifies biometric processing rules 24 June 2020

The Spanish data protection authority ('AEPD') has published a technical note explaining on 14 misunderstandings in relation to biometric identification.


BioID liveness detection used in Digidentity’s Verify service 17 June 2020

German biometrics company BioID and Dutch identity provider Digidentity, part of Solera Holdings, collaborate to offer a completely automated identity proofing process to the British government.


Netherlands warns supermarkets on facial recognition rules 11 June 2020

The Dutch Data Protection Authority (AP) has informed the supermarket industry about the rules regarding the use of facial recognition cameras via the trade association CBL.


Senator presses Clearview AI on protest biometrics 08 June 2020

Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), a member of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, today called on Clearview AI to provide greater transparency and firm commitments to not violate Americans' civil liberties


Australian Home Affairs biometric system goes live with Unisys Stealth and IDEMIA tech 03 June 2020

Unisys Corporation and IDEMIA today announced that the Australian Department of Home Affairs’ new Enterprise Biometric Identification Services (EBIS) system has gone live. 

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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