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European Association for Biometrics (EAB)

Website: eab.org

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) is the leading voice for digital ID and biometrics in Europe. We are a non-profit, nonpartisan association. The EAB’s mission is to tackle the complex challenges facing ID in Europe, ranging from migration to privacy rights. Our role is to promote the responsible use and adoption of modern digital identity systems that enhance people’s lives and drive economic growth.

European Association for Biometrics (EAB) Biometrics News


UK plans next round of biometrics self-enrollment trials for apps and kiosks

The UK’s Biometrics Self-Enrolment Feasibility Trials have reached Phase 2, with a request for expression of interest from developers of…

Sep 22, 2022

Workshop on face image quality added to IFPC event as biometrics standard progresses

A second edition of the Face Image Quality Workshop hosted last November by the European Association for Biometrics will be…

Sep 19, 2022

2022 EAB Awards honor research on barriers to ECG, finger vein, and face biometrics

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) has named the 2022 European Biometrics Max Snijder, Research and Industry Awards winners. Winners…

Jul 28, 2022

Morphing attack detection for face biometric spoofs needs more generalization, datasets

Deepfakes may get more press, but face morphing could be the more pressing security concern for border control systems using…

Jul 26, 2022

Deepfake detection approaches from heart rate to lightweight considered in EAB workshop

Deepfake detection was one of the main topics investigated in the recent workshop from the European Association for Biometrics on…

Jul 19, 2022

Manipulated faces threaten trust in remote biometrics, new legal battlegrounds

The European Association for Biometrics addressed different potential harms related to face biometrics and technologies for digital manipulation of faces…

Jul 13, 2022

SenseTime researcher presents progress on AI syncing faces with audio

The digital manipulation of faces can be used to spoof biometric systems or sow misinformation, but technology to coordinate face…

Jun 23, 2022

Biometrics community breaks down details of AI Act proposals in EAB workshop

One interesting point of consensus arising at the European Association for Biometrics’ (EAB’s) Artificial Intelligence Act Workshop 2022 is that…

Jun 1, 2022

Researcher argues for more data to tap ECG biometrics’ potential

Heartbeat biometrics have come a long way over the past two decades, as explained to attendees of an event hosted…

May 19, 2022

Nuance shares voice biometrics fraud prevention successes in EAB talk

Voice biometrics avoid some of the common challenges around authentication for financial institutions, and have resulted in huge savings through…

May 13, 2022

Biometrics providers, executive awarded for innovation, business development excellence

Biometrics and digital ID solution providers Veridas, RealNetworks and Ping Identity, have each received awards from different institutions for meeting…

May 10, 2022

Biometrics use cases, ethics to be examined in webinars from Oosto, Simprints, EAB, FIDO Alliance

A variety of new webinars focusing on different applications of and issues around biometric technologies have been announced by Oosto,…

May 5, 2022

Face biometrics accuracy over time boosted by adaptive reference gallery: EAB webinar

Adaptive face biometric systems have offered a way to improve the performance over time of systems that might otherwise suffer…

Apr 21, 2022

Calls issued for NIST face biometrics conference and European Biometrics Awards participation

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a conference to bring expert speakers to discuss the performance…

Apr 20, 2022

Autoencoder approach to vein biometrics development shows promise in EAB presentation

Unsupervised learning approaches to vein recognition algorithms are approaching the state of the art, and could soon reach it, according…

Apr 7, 2022

IDloop researcher pitches advantages of structured light for 3D contactless biometrics

Capture methods for fingerprint biometrics are continuing to evolve, and 3D contactless fingerprints images measured with structured light is showing…

Mar 24, 2022

Researcher shows progress on explainability in biometric PAD systems

Explaining the decisions of artificial intelligence systems like those used in biometric presentation attack detection is a complicated matter, and…

Feb 25, 2022

BioID shares encouraging research on deepfakes and biometric liveness detection with EAB

Deepfake images and videos pose a significant threat to biometric systems used for remote identity verification, and existing liveness technologies…

Jan 28, 2022

Disease detection from fingerprints improving despite limited biometric data

Fingerprint biometrics can reveal a good deal more about an individual than who they are, as attendees of a presentation…

Dec 17, 2021

Know your dataset and be creative: biometric PAD tips offered in EAB talk

Spoofs and presentation attacks are a threat to any biometric modality, but there are some common approaches to developing algorithms…

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‘Biometrics in Banking’ seminar recap

This is a guest post by Max Snijder, secretary general of the European Association for Biometrics (EAB). On 24 October…

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