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New York-based HYPR expands to the UK and EU

Citing demand driven by GDPR and PSD2 regulatory requirements, HYPR Corp. announced today its expansion to the UK and EU….


VoiceTrust joins Horizon2020 partnership to develop new biometric platform SpeechXrays

VoiceTrust has been accepted as a member of a EU Horizon2020 program in which a group of organizations is working…


EU Agency for Fundamental Rights reports on risks of biometric IT systems

Biometric IT systems can be valuable for combating identity theft and tracing missing migrant children, but pose significant risks to…


Greece expected to issue a tender for biometric ID cards

Greek media are reporting that an official announcement is expected this week regarding the issue of a tender for companies…


Signicat receives funding for IDaaS development from EU’s Horizon 2020

Identity assurance provider Signicat has secured €1.36 million ($1.7 million) in phase two funding from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme…


EU to collect biometrics of all visitors, could include post-Brexit UK citizens

The European Parliament has approved a new entry/exit system (ESS) to store the biometric information of all non-EU citizens visiting…


European Association for Biometrics announces EAB-RPC 2017

The fourth annual EAB Research Projects Conference (EAB-RPC) will take place September 18-19 at the Fraunhofer IGD research institute in…


HSBC, Barclays join EU project aimed at testing digital ID standards for cross-border banking

HSBC and Barclays have joined a new EU group comprised of private and public sector organizations testing the use of…


EU companies taking steps to control access to personal data for GDPR compliance

When the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25, 2018, European organizations will be required to…


EU approve Advent’s acquisition of Morpho subject to smartcard business sale

European Union antitrust regulators have approved private equity firm Advent International‘s €2.4 billion (US$2.57 billion) acquisition of Safran’s identity and…

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