Biometric R&D

Biometric R&D refers to significant research and developments in the biometric sphere. This includes market research, product development, awards recognition as well as new inventions and innovations.


Global market for commercial biometrics to reach $6.15B in 2019: Frost & Sullivan

New analysis from Frost & Sullivan estimates that the global biometrics market will reach $6.15 billion in 2019, thanks in…


Oberthur Technologies joins FIDO Alliance

Oberthur Technologies has announced that it has joined the FIDO Alliance and has been appointed to the group’s Board of Directors….


Canadian academic examines intersection of technology and surveillance

The role of the academic is that of skeptic. As the late Michel Foucault, famed French historian and philosopher noted…


Mobile users happy with biometric authentication: PayPal and NCSA survey

PayPal and the National Cyber Security Alliance have just published the results from a new Zogby poll on mobile security and commerce,…


HID Global joins Secure Identity Alliance

HID Global has joined the Secure Identity Alliance, a recently-formed organization devoted to secure documents and government eServices. “HID Global is…


World BORDERPOL Congress announces Closed Agency Workshops

The World BORDERPOL Congress has announced the addition of “Closed Agency Workshops” for this year’s event, set to take place…


Voice belongs in the multi-factor mix: Opus report

Opus Research and Validsoft have just published a new research report on mobile commerce and authentication, arguing that voice biometrics belongs in…


MasterCard to join FIDO Alliance

MasterCard will join the FIDO Alliance, but the major financial services company doesn’t want you to know about it … yet….


Biometrics Institute calls for the adoption of spoof detection following iPhone 5S hack

The Biometrics Institute is campaigning for widespread adoption of spoof detection technology, and it’s not alone. “This attack technique of presenting…


Introducing the BiometricUpdate Digital Magazine has just published its very first digital magazine, focused on the use of biometric technologies in law enforcement. This…

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