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Latest Headlines

Ghana explains need for biometric vote in 2020 02 January 2020

Ghana's Electoral Commission (EC) has justified its decision to obtain new biometric voting system and compile a new electoral roll for elections in December 2020, reports local media.


Scottish Justice Committee calls for biometrics commissioner 02 January 2020

The Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee has backed the general principles of a Bill which will create a Scottish Biometrics Commissioner


Israel's biometric authority releases RFI for an ABIS 17 December 2019

The Biometric Database Management Authority (BDMA) of Israel has invited respondents to submit proposals to an RFI for an ABIS.


SPS introduces its new Dual6 ID micromodule 21 November 2019

SPS says its new Dual6 ID micromodule is 40% smaller than the previous Dual8 ID


NEC signs partnership with World Food Programme 29 August 2019

NEC has announced the signing of a partnership agreement with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to share expertise in biometrics technology.

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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