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Website: idemia.com

As leader in identity technologies, IDEMIA is on a mission to unlock the world and make it safer. Backed by cutting-edge R&D, IDEMIA provides unique technologies, underpinned by long-standing expertise in biometrics, cryptography, data analytics, systems and smart devices.

IDEMIA offers its public and private customers payment, connectivity, access control, travel, identity and public security solutions. Every day, around the world, IDEMIA secures billions of interactions in the physical and digital worlds.

With nearly 15,000 employees, IDEMIA is trusted by over 600 governmental organizations and more than 2,300 enterprises spread over 180 countries, with an impactful, ethical and socially responsible approach.

For more information, visit www.idemia.com and follow @IDEMIAGroup on Twitter.

IDEMIA Biometrics News


Three steps forward for airport biometrics, one step back

A single-token system for pre-flight checks appears to be a success at Hong Kong International Airport’s departure terminal. Similar biometric…

Oct 10, 2022

Gait analysis forensics following other biometrics into the courtroom

Gait biometrics for forensic analysis have advanced dramatically over the past decade, but more collaboration is needed to bring it…

Sep 21, 2022

Biometric access control options grow with new partnership, launches and integrations

Biometrics are being built into an ever-increasing range of access control solutions, with the latest crop covering fingerprint, face and…

Sep 20, 2022

Australia readies for modified, more expensive two-step Idemia biometric airport SmartGates

Australia’s plan for biometric passenger identification for arrivals at its international airports is back on track with a revived deal…

Sep 15, 2022

Idemia claims fairest facial verification among most accurate algorithms in latest NIST test

Idemia’s scores in the latest Face Recognition Vendor Test for one-to-one verification show near-identical false match rates between different demographic…

Sep 13, 2022

International Identity Day an opportunity for knowledge sharing for Idemia

September 16 is International Identity Day, in recognition of United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 16.9. The Goal is to provide…

Sep 2, 2022

Idemia sale launch close, biometrics and digital ID business may be separated: report

The rumored sale of Idemia by Advent International is about to launch, sources have told Reuters, raising the possibility that…

Aug 15, 2022

Chile launches biometric identification system, aims to tackle organized crime

Chile is rolling out an automated biometric identification system (ABIS) with the intention of tackling organized crime. Launch materials show…

Jul 29, 2022

NGOs sue Idemia for failing to consider human rights risks in Kenyan digital ID

A group of NGOs led by Data Rights has filed a case before the Paris tribunal accusing Idemia of failing to…

Jul 21, 2022

Idemia official says data protection law vital for India’s federated ID project

India must introduce its personal data protection legislation if it is to press ahead with its federated identity infrastructure to…

Jul 19, 2022

Face biometrics provider Hummingbirds AI picked for accelerator program

Cyber security solution provider Hummingbirds AI has been chosen for the MassChallenge start-up accelerator program which will enable it to…

Jun 28, 2022

Idemia paper pitches framework for broader consideration of biometrics excellence

Artificial intelligence algorithms should be more broadly evaluated in order to ensure systems deliver results that will inspire confidence in…

Jun 21, 2022

Idemia exec says new innovations could improve biometric data privacy at EU borders

EU Member States and biometrics vendors are broadly ready to implement the Entry/Exit System as it comes online, as seen…

Jun 17, 2022

Biometrics, digital ID companies make strong showing at ID4Africa 2022

While business during the ID4Africa 2022 Augmented General Meeting was being conducted in plenary halls and workshop rooms, the exhibition…

Jun 17, 2022

Report identifies possible Idemia buyers as Advent moves to begin process

Private equity giant Advent International is planning to sell its stake in Idemia this year, business publication Unquote reports, and…

Jun 7, 2022

Airport biometrics from Vision-Box, Idemia, Veridos and Materna hit the tarmac

Biometrics providers Vision-Box, Idemia, Veridos, and Materna Intelligent Passenger Solutions North America are showing off their latest systems integration projects…

May 16, 2022

Border stakeholders plan next steps in biometrics rollouts with early lessons in tow

The role of biometrics at border crossings, including but not limited to airports, has only increased in importance post-pandemic, a…

May 4, 2022

Top performing developers steady in updated NIST facial recognition 1:N test results

The latest edition of the U.S. National Institute of Standard and Technology’s (NIST’s) Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) 1:N report, dated…

Apr 28, 2022

Idemia releases new biometric ID Screen 60 tablet

Idemia has released a new biometric tablet with multi-modal data capture and verification capabilities. The device, the ID Screen 60,…

Apr 22, 2022

South Africa’s Home Affairs and EOH set for arbitration over $27M biometrics contract

Counter claims between the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) and Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed EOH tech group continue over a R400 million…

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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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International Identity Day an opportunity for knowledge sharing for Idemia

September 16 is International Identity Day, in recognition of United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 16.9. The Goal is to provide…

Oct 18, 2019Idemia brings government experience to accelerating airport biometrics deployments

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