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Idemia, HID Global, Aisino, Muehlbauer ID in bidding war over Nepal biometric passport deal

Nepal has been negotiating multi-million dollar contracts with four international companies to implement its biometric passport plan, restarting a process…

Jul 14, 2020

Public discussions of biometrics use short on nuance, experts say in IBIA podcast on facial recognition

How accurate is accurate enough for facial biometrics? The answer is that an appropriate use policy takes the accuracy and…

Jul 14, 2020

Biometric facial recognition contracts from Indian government for police and railways face eligibility questions

Only independent companies and joint ventures will be able to bid on India’s Automated Facial Recognition System, not consortiums, companies…

Jul 14, 2020

buguroo behavioral biometrics innovation awarded, Suprema, BioConnect and Idemia honored by SIA

Frost & Sullivan has recognized buguroo for its behavioral biometrics-based bugFraud solution with a 2020 European Technology Innovation Award. The award…

Jul 9, 2020

Biometrics leaders added by five organizations and sought by two more as outlooks remain strong

Staffing and board appointments have been announced by SAFR, AnyVision, Q5id, Callsign, and the Identity Defined Security Alliance, while Booz…

Jul 7, 2020

Idemia opens new Japan HQ with biometric tech display center in Tokyo

Idemia is scaling its business across Japan by opening a new head office in Tokyo’s Shibuya District where it will…

Jun 30, 2020

New Idemia CEO among biometrics and digital identity company executive, board changes

Idemia’s supervisory board has named Pierre Barrial as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Group, the biometrics, security and…

Jun 22, 2020

Idemia scanner tops contactless fingerprint biometrics in NIST accuracy, interoperability test

Idemia’s MorphoWave contactless fingerprint technology topped the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)’s latest accuracy and interoperability test on all…

Jun 14, 2020

Public sector payroll reform for Liberia and Zimbabwe, Côte d’Ivoire voter registration: biometrics in Africa this week

In biometrics and digital identity across Africa this week, civil servant pay is something of a theme as countries successfully…

Jun 8, 2020

Idemia releases multi-modal biometric tablet for mobile ID enrollment, verification

Idemia has released a third-generation multi-app biometric tablet for user enrollment and identity verification, the company announced. Leveraging the technology…

Jun 3, 2020

EU border biometrics contract for Entry/Exit System awarded to Idemia and Sopra Steria

A consortium of Idemia and Sopra Steria has been awarded a framework contract to deliver the new shared biometric matching system…

Jun 3, 2020

Australia launches biometric ID system for border control developed by Unisys, Idemia

Australia’s Home Affairs’ biometric identification system built in partnership with Unisys and Idemia has officially been launched operationally to optimize passenger…

Jun 1, 2020

Idemia NSS partners with B&A to deliver biometrics to U.S. federal agencies in criminal justice system

Multi-modal biometrics from Idemia National Security Solutions will be integrated with identity management and authentication service offerings for the U.S….

May 29, 2020

2020 Women in Biometrics Awards winners announced

The Security Industry Association (SIA) and SecureIDNews have chosen the winners of the 2020 Women in Biometrics Awards, a program sponsored by Idemia, Biometric Update and…

May 28, 2020

Consumer anticipation of biometric payments surges as contactless takes over from cash

Cash is disappearing and payment cards are being used more, shifting consumer attitudes about biometrics for payments and presenting a…

May 28, 2020

Contactless biometric access control offerings launched as HID report highlights aging physical systems

Idemia has launched a new facial recognition solution providing physical access and time and attendance controls, which the company says along…

May 17, 2020

Biometrics support financial services efficiency in Malawi, Nigeria and Ghana as UNHCR ramps up in Niger

The biometrics business continues as normal in parts of Africa. A new ePassport agency opens in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, despite…

Apr 27, 2020

Contactless fingerprint biometrics from Idemia implemented at Tokyo company headquarters

Idemia has deployed MorphoWave contactless fingerprint biometrics for secure and seamless access control to the new Tokyo headquarters of internet…

Apr 24, 2020

Idemia receives award for biometric smart cards innovation, Idex Biometrics reveals certification details

Idemia has been recognized by Frost & Sullivan with the “2019 Best Practices Award” for growth, biometric innovation and leadership…

Apr 21, 2020

Idemia’s contactless biometric terminals deployed in condominiums around São Paulo

MorphoWave contactless biometric terminals developed by Idemia have been rolled out at the gates of a number of residential buildings…

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This is a guest post by IDEMIA NSS President and CEO B Scott Swann and Senior Director for Innovation and…

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Idemia brings government experience to accelerating airport biometrics deployments

In the rapidly evolving airports and borders space, all stakeholders have become convinced of the value of biometrics to balance…

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