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EU moves closer to requiring biometrics on national ID cards

The EU Council Presidency and European Parliament have reached an informal agreement on the introduction of mandatory biometric national identity…

 

Veridos to head a new EU-funded research project on border control

Veridos will lead a new EU-funded research project to enhance the quality and efficiency of verification at border crossings, the…

 

Zwipe receives EUR 2.3M grant to scale and commercialize biometric payment technology

The European Commission has awarded Zwipe a €2.3 million (US$2.6 million) grant under the Horizon 2020 program to fund its…

 

European Commission conditionally approves Thales acquisition of Gemalto

The European Commission has approved the acquisition of Gemalto by Thales under the EU Merger Regulation, on condition that Thales…

 

European Border Management & Technologies Summit

European Border Management & Technologies Summit Istanbul, Turkey April 24 – 25, 2019 IBMATA are pleased to announce that our…

 

EU Council expands scope of biometrics in Schengen Information System

The European Union Council has announced the adoption of a set of updated rules for the Schengen Information System which…

 

EU to pilot AI facial analysis to catch dishonest travelers

The European Union will run a pilot of an artificial intelligence border control system for six months at four border…

 

SITA blog compares new EU biometric border control programs to existing systems

The new European Union border control systems will mean additional biometric information is collected for all eligible non-EU travelers, though…

 

EAB announces Biometric Data and the GDPR seminar

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB), Belgian research university KU Leuven and the University of Kent are joining forces to…

 

European banks wrestle with using biometrics to meet multi-factor requirements of PSD2

As the date for implementing the final stage of Europe’s Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) approaches, banks in the EU…

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