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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

 

EAB expert sees long-term benefit to biometric border control in birth certificate standards

The effectiveness of biometric identity verification systems at European borders would improve over the long term if birth certificates were…

Oct 6, 2021

Promise of knowledge distillation for debiasing biometric PAD discussed in EAB event

The innovative technique for training machine learning models known as ‘knowledge distillation’ is showing promise for mitigating bias in biometric…

Sep 24, 2021

Multi-spectral face biometrics, emotion recognition and deepfakes discussed at EAB seminar

The state of the art in several areas related to face biometrics and computer vision were explored in the latest…

Sep 10, 2021

Trust Stamp CSO argues for biometric binding with fuzzy tokens in EAB talk

Trust Stamp Chief Science Officer Dr. Norman Poh presented a system for biometric binding which gains privacy benefits from asymmetric key…

Sep 7, 2021

EAB roundtable to discuss biometrics in the future of Schengen travel

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) is holding its Research Projects Conference from 13 to 15 September, culminating in a…

Jul 27, 2021

Partnerships address EU border biometrics challenges with $216M deal, research project

A consortium including Unisys has been selected to provide biometric authentication at EU borders, while the EAB has joined a…

Jul 22, 2021

Fall digital identity events announced by Goode Intelligence, Future Identity, EAB, Smart Engines

A major new biometrics and digital ID event has been announced by Goode Intelligence, with free delegate registration and proposals…

Jul 9, 2021

Voice biometrics spoof detection catching up, EAB speaker says

Voice biometric systems, counter-measures against attacks against them, and our understanding of how well those counter-measures work have come a…

Jun 29, 2021

EAB tackles future of fingerprint biometrics image quality assessment

The tool used around the world to judge the quality of fingerprint images has been updated, giving it more flexibility…

Jun 16, 2021

EAB webinar looks at facial recognition for criminal investigations in EU countries

A recent webinar by the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) explored the role of facial recognition technologies in criminal investigations…

Jun 11, 2021

Biometrics expert speakers announced for FIDO Alliance’s “Focus on Europe” summit

The FIDO Alliance has unveiled the speaker lineup for its upcoming Virtual Authenticate Summit: “Focus on Europe,” which includes speakers…

May 24, 2021

EAB advocates for biometric border posts to include privacy-enhancing technologies

The non-profit European Association for Biometrics (EAB) has published a position paper this month highlighting the biometric technology that can…

May 20, 2021

Interoperability a challenge for touchless fingerprint biometrics, researcher tells EAB

Touchless fingerprint biometrics have reached good levels of useability and user acceptance, but challenges relating to performance and interoperability with…

May 17, 2021

EAB sets June 6 deadline for Max Snijder biometrics awards applications

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) has pushed back the deadline for the ‘15th European Biometrics Max Snijder, Research, and…

May 5, 2021

Work remains on fingerprint biometric presentation attack detection despite promising stats

Work on detecting presentation attacks against fingerprint biometric systems is continuing to advance, but even measuring the success of current…

May 4, 2021

EAB, NIST, eu-LISA workshop presents biometric image quality assessment tool updates

A virtual event organized by the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) and partners to discuss the latest developments on fingerprint…

Apr 29, 2021

EAB and Biometrics Institute events share PAD, border insights

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) has published the lineup of panelists and speakers to participate at a two-day virtual…

Apr 20, 2021

Practical problems in biometric fairness, coming ISO standard explored in EAB webinar

New wrinkles to the problem of biometric bias, the development of standards for assessing it, and strategies for assessing and…

Apr 16, 2021

EAB hosting events on banking biometrics in Europe and presentation attack detection

Two upcoming events will focus on the role of biometrics in European banking and on the implications of fingerprint presentation…

Apr 1, 2021

NIST plans for further biometrics bias evaluation unveiled in EAB webinar

Despite major gains in biometric matching accuracy in facial recognition systems across all demographic groups over the past several years,…

European Association for Biometrics (EAB) Industry Insights

 

‘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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