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Misunderstandings in biometrics targeted by EAB and EU regulator collaboration

Data protection regulators in Europe have been receptive to the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) as the organization addresses common misconceptions…

 

ID4Africa calls on Facebook to settle face biometrics bias question through NIST testing

The presence of demographic differences in face biometrics performance has dogged increasingly dogged the modality, and been referred to in…

 

Smart Eye Technology releases multilevel biometric authentication for on-screen privacy, document security

Atlanta-based company Smart Eye Technology has launched a multilevel biometric authentication platform which blocks risky screen snooping and protects against…

 

Berbix raises $9M to grow next-generation biometric identity verification based on signals aggregation

Startup Berbix has announced a $9 million funding round for its new approach to cloud-based biometric selfie and ID document checking…

 

Boosting voice biometrics with speech recognition gives Omilia leg up in passive authentication, CEO says

Before Omilia developed its own voice biometrics, CEO Dimitris Vassos came to the conclusion that many of the products in the…

 

Verify my life: could a Nigerian problem lead to a global trust solution?

A Nigerian identity verification company is building a way to confirm details of an increasing number of Nigerians’ lives, way…

 

Focus face biometrics work on solving real-world problems, NtechLab Co-founder urges

The biometric facial recognition and video analytics system developed by NtechLab gives Moscow’s vast network of public cameras impressive capabilities such…

 

Analyze biometrics and behavior with ML to defeat professional attackers, Acceptto security expert urges

Cybercrime has become a lucrative business employing professional criminals, and harnessing advanced technologies like machine learning and behavioral biometrics is…

 

AnyVision executives on making facial biometrics for touchless access control easier for the enterprise

AnyVision has brought its facial recognition and biometric liveness technology to the touchless access control market with the launch of…

 

Biometrics evolution in payments enabled by contactless advances: Infineon executives

The idea to use fingerprint biometrics to enhance the security of payment cards has a longer history than many people…

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