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NIST issues new PIV standards including rules for digital IDs

The U.S. government has issued a draft update to its biometric PIV card standard addressing initial identity proofing, interoperability infrastructure…


EyeLock biometric software suite adds format for US federal government ID credentials

EyeLock has added a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credential format used primarily by the U.S. Federal Government for access to federal…


Intellicheck granted US patent for identity card biometric authentication process

Intellicheck Mobilisa announced that it has been awarded a U.S. patent that governs the two-factor fingerprint biometric identity process that…


HID Global executive says combining biometrics with PIV cards improves airport security

In a column in GSN Magazine, HID Global VP of sales Bill Spence discussed how airport security can be further…


NIST issues new publication on PIV cards, adds standards for iris, fingerprint comparison

As promised, NIST has delivered a new publication for Personal Identity Verification cards that now adds iris images and on-card fingerprint…

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