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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.


Smart ID Show to take place in Tel Aviv next year

A new conference and exhibition has been announced focused on smart identification technologies. Named the Smart ID Show-TLV, the event is…


German biohacker implants cassette-sized biometric chip under his skin

On the heels of Halloween comes a stomach-turning and somewhat bizarre story out of Germany. Reported in Vice’s Motherboard blog,…


FIDO Alliance hits 50-member milestone

The FIDO Alliance has just announced that it has now exceeded 50 members in its first eight months. According to the…


Mobile users to generate $8.3 billion in revenue for biometrics industry by 2018: Goode

By 2018, 3.4 billion users will be using biometrics on mobile devices, generating almost US$8.3 billion in revenue for the…


OBJE acquires Novalon Games in push for ‘biometric gaming revolution’

OBJ Enterprises has announced that it has acquired development studio Novalon Games. This isn’t the first involvement that OBJE has…


TABULA RASA consortium gets EU funding to research biometric spoofing

The TABULA RASA consortium has just launched with EU funding, and aims to address issues of spoofing attacks on biometric…


Obscene Interactive looks to biometrics for new game development

OBJ Enterprises says it’s looking to capitalize on new trends in gaming for 2014, and chief among these trends is…


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…

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