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Biometrics Matter More than Ever Before: 12th Annual FindBiometrics Year in Review

FindBiometrics, Identity Managment, Biometric Technology

For the past 12 years, the FindBiometrics Team has been proud to give our readers a look back on the past twelve months in biometrics and identity technology, collecting opinions from the most important figures in the industry.This year, more than ever before, biometrics have gained mainstream attention and received real deployments that affect more than just those of us who live and breathe the industry. If 2013 was the year that biometrics first became a mainstream technology, then 2014 was the year we started to see exactly what that means for the world at large. As such, for the first …

Biometrics News Roundup: Specifications, Mobility and 40 Years of Fingerprinting

FindBiometrics, Identity Managment, Biometric Technology

This past week at FindBiometrics we took a look back on 2014’s most informative news items in our featured articles section while identity management history continued to be built. News ranging from successes in consortia, to the biometric border control and even some talk about the Internet of Things kept the industry discussions strong as we quickly approach year’s end.Here are the big stories of the week:StandardsThis week, the FIDO Alliance published the final 1.0 drafts of its UAF and U2F specifications for strong online authentication. It was a major industry milestone, and one met with proclamations of the true …

Biometric Spotlight: The Year in Industry News

FindBiometrics, Identity Managment, Biometric Technology

2014 has been a massive year in biometrics news. Since January, biometrics has been finding more and more traction in the mainstream and vertical markets, with real life deployments, major partnerships and the critical discussions that come with a huge uptick popularity.The FindBiometrics Team was proud to be with you every step of the way. Here is a collection of notable industry news items form the past year that will help illustrate what the biometric discussion looked like in 2014.CommerceThe area of biometric application that’s captured the attention of end users around the world has been commerce. From PayPal embracing biometric enabled …

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Time Tracking, Mobility and Money

Biometric Time Tracking

This week  at FindBiometrics we reported on time and attendance applications, new biometric deployments in finance, developments in the mobile markets and more from a wide range of modalities and regions.Here are the top Industry News stories from the past week.FinanceOne of the biggest news items of the year was the announcement that MasterCard and Zwipe have combined forces to bring fingerprint authentication to point of sale credit card transactions. This week the pilot of the technology, which was taking place in Norway, was successfully completed and we learned where to expect the biometric credit cards to pop up next. …

Biometric Spotlight: A Look Back at the Featured Content of 2014

FindBiometrics, Identity Managment, Biometric Technology

December is here and that means it’s time to look back on the massive year in identity management that was 2014. All month we will be taking a look back on the news, interviews and features that made 2014 so exciting in biometrics.Today we’re kicking off the December retrospective by remembering the best of our monthly themed content. Every month at FindBiometrics we choose a specific area of biometrics, whether its a specific modality, a vertical market, a topic of conversation or something else, and spend the following weeks with an in depth examination.Here is what we got up to …

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Global Identity Management

Government Adoption Named Key Driver in Latin American Biometrics Market

This past week at FindBiometrics was, for the second week in a row, dominated by international identity tech news. We also had the requisite biometric commerce updates, an exciting number of new innovations and finished off Biometric Border Control Month.Border ControlNovember has been Biometric Border Control Month here at FindBiometrics and this week we brought the festivities to a close with our featured topic roundup. Meanwhile in the industry news section we reported on MorphoTrust’s new biometric screening expansion into the office space and the driving factors in the global border control market. FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill also interviewed Peter …

Biometric Border Control Month: The Roundup

Biometric Border Control

All throughout November at FindBiometrics we have been taking an in depth look at the booming world of biometric border control solutions. This area of biometric application has been a popular topic of conversation all year in the world of identity management and as such there was plenty to unpack in the featured articles, interviews and industry news sections.Here is a look at what we got up to during Biometric Border Control Month:Talking About Borders and BiometricsWe began the month with a primer on the topic of biometrics and border control. Interviews and major news items from all across the …

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Borders, Voices, Fingers, Nations

FindBiometrics, Identity Managment, Biometric Technology

This week at FindBiometrics we continued our month long exploration of biometric border control while in the news identity management did anything but stay put. There was a lot of international biometric industry news this week, as well as a healthy dose of financial market talk, while activity in fingerprint and voice solutions drew some focus too.Here is a look at the past week in biometrics.BordersFor week three of Biometric Border Control Month here at FindBiometrics we spent some time looking at three examples of how next generation identity management technology is already helping expedite the airport security experience while …

Biometric Border Control Month: Three Biometric Airport Security Deployments

Biometric Border Control

Sometimes when we talk about technologies that can vastly improve real life experiences, especially ones that involve futuristic-feeling technology like biometrics, it helps to have real life examples. The promises of biometric border control, particularly in airports, seem almost too good to be true: convenience without the sacrifice of security.The thing is, these promises are real and out there in the world right now.  In fact, biometrics have been making border control easier and more secure for a long time. Here are three different  biometric border control deployments that are at work while you read this very article. Iris Recognition at …

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Many Modalities and Border Control

Fingerprint Biometrics

This week at FindBiometrics multiple modalities were all over the industry news while we continued to explore biometric border control in the featured articles section.Here is what the identity management industry was talking about this week:FingerprintsThis week fingerprints were all over the news. From a biometric solution in healthcare that helps first responders save lives, to positive third quarter financial results reported by BIO-key, to IDEX naming a new partner that will manufacture its sensors, fingerprint companies kept us talking about digits all week. Also, in a delicious piece of news from Central America, we brought you news of Crossmatch U.are.U …