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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


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,…

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…

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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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