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European Association for Biometrics (EAB)


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


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,…

Mar 10, 2021

What information is stored in face biometric templates? EAB explores

Deeply-learned face representations enable the success of current facial recognition systems today. Despite the ability of facial recognition systems representations…

Feb 19, 2021

Goode Intelligence announces Biometric Summit 2021 date, calls for speakers

The Goode Intelligence Biometric Summit 2021 is set to take place on Tuesday, April 13 as an online event to explore…

Jan 19, 2021

EAB virtual events to examine biometric systems’ demographic fairness

The European Association of Biometrics (EAB) has unveiled the schedule for its first series of online events slated for March…

Oct 5, 2020

Biometrics Institute, ID4Africa, ID2020, Amber and NIST host online events this month

Biometrics Institute Congress 2020 continues online with sessions on ‘The Power of Digital ID – Authentication in Digital Trust Frameworks’ and…

Sep 23, 2020

EU research group talks up access control, biometrics in healthcare

A European Union-funded innovation project called Panacea is showing biometric access control software tools that would be a part of…

Sep 14, 2020

Biometrics events roundup: Suprema to introduce multi-biometric solution

Suprema will introduce its new biometric FaceStation F2 Fusion Multimodal Terminal during the first live session of its upcoming Suprema Connect online…

Sep 10, 2020

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…

Aug 21, 2020

ID4Africa webinar series, EAB and Biometrics Institute virtual events and Suprema showcase coming in September

Stakeholders in the biometrics industry and digital ID community are planning to come together for a series of virtual events…

Aug 6, 2020

European Association for Biometrics responds to regulators’ paper with clarifications, call for collaboration

A regulator’s paper on biometrics is riddled with inaccuracies, misrepresentations and contradictions, according to a point-by-point refutation written in response…

May 1, 2020

European Association for Biometrics now accepting applications for 2020 awards

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) is accepting nominations for its fourteenth awards class, including the European Biometrics Max Snijder,…

Mar 27, 2020

IWBF biometrics and forensics workshop to be broadcast online

The 8th International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics (IWBF-2020) has been recast as an online event with an option for…

Nov 14, 2019

International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics seeks papers for conference presentation

The 2020 International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics (IWBF 2020) has issued a call for research papers in the areas…

Sep 26, 2019

EAB awards three researchers for contributions to fingerprint and facial biometrics

University of Ljubljana researcher Dr. Klemen Grm has won the first EAB Max Snijder Award for his research on processing…

Aug 1, 2019

PYCSEL project brings new active thermal biometric fingerprint sensor to EAB event

The PYCSEL project, an EU Horizon 2020-funded project to develop a new kind of thermal fingerprint sensor, will both make…

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

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