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Vietnam govt-owned VNPT’s face biometric algorithm debuts in NIST FRVT

The face biometrics technology of Vietnam-based VNPT, FaceID, has scored in the top 15 in the latest Face Recognition Vendor…


Innovatrics’ fingerprint biometric algorithms stand out in NIST test

Innovatrics announced it has improved its Minex III fingerprint algorithms further, building on its previous top results in the latest…


GSA calls for assessment of demographic factors on biometric proofing checks

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is planning a research study assessing the impact of demographic factors on biometric and…


Workshop on face image quality added to IFPC event as biometrics standard progresses

A second edition of the Face Image Quality Workshop hosted last November by the European Association for Biometrics will be…


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…


Rank One stands out in NIST test of image quality assessment for face biometrics

A benchmark of facial image quality assessment algorithms for preventing bad input from causing problems with face biometrics systems has…


What is the FRVT?

The Face Recognition Vendor Test is an ongoing program funded by the United States. It judges the many face biometrics…


NIST listening to AI community on a proposed risk management framework

The U.S. government wants everyone to do better at incorporating trust into their AI products’ design, development, use and evaluation….


Socure praises digital identity focus, overdue standards project in CHIPS and Science Act

The CHIPS and Science Act, signed into U.S. law last week, is a huge win for the global technology industry,…


NIST’s image standards could become win/lose factor for govt biometrics contractors

The U.S. government is developing a vendor-neutral standard for assessing how useful an image might be for biometric identification. The…

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