Biometric Update for December 18, 2018

Daily biometrics news and exclusive features about biometrics companies.

By Chris Burt

The global market for retail biometrics is by all accounts in its early stages, and is significantly fragmented between regions.…

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By Chris Burt

London’s Metropolitan Police are testing their live facial recognition system in Westminster on December 17 and 18 as the next…

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By Stephen Mayhew

NEXT Biometrics has started to sample its One Touch ID FAP20 compliant fingerprint sensor to prospective customers in government ID,…

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By Chris Burt

Knowledge-based authentication is blamed for many data breaches, and the weakness of traditional KBA systems has been one of the…

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By Chris Burt

IDEX Biometrics has announced it is unifying its fingerprint identification and authentication technology, including sensors and modules, under the SmartFinger…

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By Chris Burt

Google appears to have come down closer to Microsoft than Amazon, as the cloud giants pick positions on the readiness…

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By Chris Burt

A 3D-printed head fooled the facial recognition systems of four smartphones running Android, but failed to unlock an iPhone with…

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By Chris Burt

Alipay has announced a major upgrade to its facial recognition payment technology, replacing its “Smile-to-Pay” system with a new plug-and-play…

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By Anthony Kimery

In July, Sen. Marco Rubio appeared to be a lone cry in the dark when he declared in remarks he…

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By Stephen Mayhew

Veridos showcased its new color image method for polycarbonate identity documents at last week’s APSCA Border Management and Identity Conference…

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By Chris Burt

Israel’s National Biometric Database Authority has broken the law by hosting its backup in commercial database space owned and operated…

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By Chris Burt

A pair of patents applications filed by Apple have been published by the European Patent Office, describing numerous uses of…

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The campaign calls for the recognition of September 16 as International Identity Day in tribute to UN Sustainable Development Goal 16.9 which calls for legal identity for all by 2030.

The purpose of this day is to raise awareness about the important role identity plays in empowering individuals to exercise their rights and responsibilities fairly and equitably in a modern society.

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