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Biometric R&D

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

 

US Homeland Security offers $4B in grant opportunities for startups

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is providing a funding opportunity through its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program as…

 

PCTF authentication component ready for inclusion in DIACC program

The Digital ID Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) has released its Pan-Canadian Trust Framework (PCTF) Authentication Final Recommendation V1.2, making…

 

Physical, digital spoof detection for ID documents upgraded by IDScan.net

IDScan.net is introducing new tools to detect more instances of tampering on identity documents. The new features to detect physical…

 

Biometrics key to controlling autonomous, software-defined vehicles

The future of the automotive industry hinges on autonomous and connected vehicles, leading to advancements in connectivity, safety, efficiency, and…

 

NIST facial recognition evaluations showcase accuracy gains, new developers

Asian biometrics developers continue to join the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST’s) facial recognition tests, with three…

 

Primer on digital identity wallets from DHS breaks down W3C standards

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is forging ahead with its plan for digital credentials, this week publishing a feature…

 

New ICAO biometric passport standard adds flexibility

The new method of encoding biometrics in passports that will be required by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) was…

 

Worldcoin digital ID ecosystem buildout continues with next wave of grants

The second group of startups awarded funding by Worldcoin to work on extensions and applications of its digital identity and…

 

Photos of Australian children found in AI training dataset, create deepfake risk

Personal photos of Australian children are being used to train AI through a dataset that has been built by scraping…

 

Evolving biometrics standards back new ICAO passport requirements

A new standard for biometric passports from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is fast approaching. The passport standard is…

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