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Airport facial recognition could soon handle masks, biometric boarding pilot begins in Brazil

The use of facial biometrics in airport systems is increasing in France and around the world, and the country’s national…

Oct 8, 2020

Access control with contactless biometrics and health screening deployments pile up

Contactless biometric systems are being rolled out at numerous businesses to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Idemia’s contactless fingerprint…

Oct 8, 2020

Biometrics industry could face major opportunity with return of concerts and live sports

Contactless fan experiences and limiting the physical interaction between attendees and venue employees will be a major focus for spectator…

Oct 7, 2020

Idemia card accelerator program to help fintechs adopt biometrics

Idemia has announced a program that is intended to ensure the rapid issuance of payment cards, including with biometrics, for…

Oct 6, 2020

Idemia biometrics make all passenger touchpoints contactless for Lyon’s Saint-Exupéry airport

A biometric facial recognition solution from Idemia for contactless passenger experiences for all airport processes at the Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport…

Sep 23, 2020

New biometrics industry leaders on taking over in unprecedented times

Most areas of the biometrics industry have not been hit as hard by the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic…

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 22, 2020

Idemia highlights multi-biometric border kiosk as touch-free takes over travel industry

Idemia has produced a video of its multi-biometric self-service TravelKiosk, which is designed for the EU Entry/Exit System (EES), to show…

Sep 22, 2020

Augentic wins biometric passport contract for Cameroon, Fiji issuance appears successful

Cameroon has selected partners Augentic and Portuguese State Printer Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda (INCM) to supply biometric passports and support issuance…

Sep 15, 2020

Biometrics industry moves: new CEO at Idemia NSS, execs at Alcatraz, Signicat, and Behavox

Idemia National Security Solutions (NSS) has appointed Andrew Boyd as President and CEO to lead its delivery of advanced technology solutions,…

Sep 2, 2020

TSA tests Idemia’s biometric self-service checkpoint at DCA

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is testing out a contactless facial biometrics self-service checkpoint system from Idemia at Ronald Reagan…

Sep 1, 2020

Idemia biometrics deployed for contactless access control in North Sydney’s tallest building

European access control system developer Cominfo has upgraded its EasyGate SPT entrance control gates with Idemia’s MorphoWave Compact 3D biometric…

Aug 31, 2020

Idemia biometrics secures Africa’s largest welfare transfer system as Nigeria unites identity-handling agencies

Potentially big developments in biometrics this week in Nigeria as the agency managing Africa’s largest national identity program is moved…

Aug 24, 2020

Idemia inks biometrics and digital ID deal with Arab Economic Union worth over $200M for economic digitalization

A contract worth over $200 million in its first phase for a biometrics-backed digital identity system has been signed by…

Aug 20, 2020

NEC, SITA, Idemia and Clear talk touchless biometrics and seamless airport technologies deployments

Details have emerged about biometrics deployments at airports around the world by NEC, SITA, and Clear, while startup Travizory has…

Aug 17, 2020

Idemia NSS advances in Base of the Future AFWERX challenges with biometric identity checks

Idemia National Security Solutions (NSS) is providing biometric technology as one of the 92 finalists in the Base of the…

Aug 3, 2020

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…

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Facial recognition: A strategic imperative for national security

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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