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.

 

FIDO Alliance introduces new government membership

The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance has introduced a new class of membership for government agencies in which they can…

 

NEXT Biometrics CEO says sensor size does matter

NEXT Biometrics recently commissioned the largest, commercial fingerprint sensor test ever conducted, which found that fingerprint sensor accuracy directly correlates…

 

Intel joins FIDO Alliance and board of directors

Intel Corporation has joined the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance and has been appointed to the organization’s board of directors….

 

Fingerprint biometrics and facial recognition most popular this week

Here’s a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Fingerprints Once again,…

 

Morpho provides biometric technology to Aadhaar Hackathon

Biometrics firm Morpho (Safran) will power this weekend’s Aadhaar Hackathon, providing a biometric sensor to develop biometric authentication applications. The…

 

Sonavation CTO receives award from IEEE for ultrasound security authentication technologies

Biometric ultrasound technology firm Sonavation announced that company CTO Rainer Schmitt has received the 2015 CQR Chairman’s Award from the…

 

Google patents technology that uses contact lenses as an identification device

Google has patented a new technology that transforms a contact lens into an identification device, according to a report by…

 

MSU fellowship fund will support doctoral-level research in biometric recognition

Michigan State University announced it is using an anonymous $400,000 cash gift from a former Computer Science and Engineering student…

 

Samsung files patent application for contactless fingerprint reader technology

Samsung has filed a U.S. patent application for a new non-touch method for fingerprint recognition on mobile devices, according to…

 

Give biometrics a broader role in electronic authentication guidelines: IBIA

The International Biometrics & Identification Association (IBIA) submitted comments to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) urging NIST…

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