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International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA)

Website: ibia.org

International Biometrics + Identity Association is the leading international trade group representing the identification technology industry. Recognizing the vital role identity plays in a globally connected world, International Biometrics + Identity Association brings stakeholders into a single organization.

International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) Biometrics News

 

IBIA breaks down biometrics misconceptions with NIST analysis

The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) has addressed persistent myths about facial recognition, analyzing and presenting in clear language…

Feb 18, 2021

IBIA restructures, Biometrics Institute and Good Health Pass bring on new members

Several of the most prominent organizations in and around the biometrics industry have announced changes to their membership or leadership….

Jan 25, 2021

International Biometrics Industry Association Managing Director Tovah LaDier steps down

Tovah LaDier has left the International Biometrics Industry Association (IBIA) after serving as its managing director for more than 15 years….

Nov 13, 2020

Aware CEO appointed to International Biometrics + Identity Association Board of Directors

Biometric solutions firm Aware announced on Thursday that its CEO and President, Robert A. Eckel, was appointed to the Board…

Oct 23, 2020

International Biometrics + Identity Association explores principles and state of mobile digital ID

Standards, privacy and trust frameworks and principles for deployment to support the launch of mobile driver’s licenses and digital travel…

Sep 10, 2020

Portland, Oregon bans face biometrics for businesses and local police

Biometric facial recognition can no longer be used by private organizations or local agencies in Portland, Oregon after City Council…

Aug 13, 2020

GAO reviews facial biometrics as SIA launches principles for ethical use

The global market for biometric facial recognition is forecast to reach $20.63 billion by 2030, on a 17.2 percent annual…

Aug 10, 2020

IBIA and Open Technology Institute respond to commercial biometrics limitations of proposed privacy act

International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) Executive Director Tovah LaDier is not thrilled with the National Biometric Information Privacy Act (NBIPA)…

Jul 28, 2020

Portland face biometrics ban proposal reflects basic misunderstanding of the technology, IBIA says

Draft bills under consideration by the City of Portland to prohibit biometric facial recognition from being used by public and…

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…

Jun 30, 2020

IBIA Annual Membership Meeting to feature presentation on COVID-19, authoritarianism and biometrics

The annual membership meeting of The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) will be held on July 17, 2020 through…

Jun 15, 2020

Role of biometrics for safe travel reopening examined by IBIA Executive Director

Biometrics will play a critical role in the redesign and future success of the aviation industry, but expanded outreach education…

Jun 4, 2020

IBIA says draft bill to block new U.S. federal use of facial recognition would do more harm than good

The U.S. Congressional Oversight Committee should consider options for developing principles for the use of facial recognition and other biometrics…

May 19, 2020

Role of biometrics in air travel recovery discussed by CBP and Thales execs in new IBIA podcast

Executives from government and the private sector discuss how U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) biometric partnerships can help to…

May 6, 2020

Biometric software that allegedly predicts criminals based on their face sparks industry controversy

A group of academics and a Ph.D. student from Harrisburg University of Science and Technology in Pennsylvania have developed automated…

Apr 21, 2020

TSA and NEC experts talk biometrics in latest IBIA podcast

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is still defining the role of biometrics in domestic air travel, but will move…

Apr 20, 2020

Foundational role of biometrics for digital identity credentials discussed in IBIA paper

The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) has published a report examining the transition which is beginning towards the use…

Mar 5, 2020

Biometrics industry lobbies for responsible facial recognition regulation

What constitutes appropriate use of biometric facial recognition technology is the subject of Congressional hearings, draft legislation at the federal…

Feb 18, 2020

Biometrics group comes out swinging after NIST face-scan report

If the International Biometrics + Identity Association had wished to put skeptics and opponents of facial recognition technology on blast,…

Sep 26, 2019

Amazon working on facial recognition regulation as groups write Congress to oppose bans

It makes a lot of sense to regulate biometric facial recognition technology, according to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who revealed…

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