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News Roundup: On Our Way To China

News Roundup: On Our Way To China

Last week at FindBiometrics we saw Border Control & National ID Month culminate in the expert webinar, Biometrics and the New Era of National Security and Border Control. Our featured topics were in the industry news too as we began preparations to head to China, where this week we will be bringing you reporting from the…

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News Roundup: Diversity in National ID

News Roundup: Diversity in National ID

Last week at FindBiometrics Border Control & National ID Month continued in our featured articles section with an examination of biometric citizen registries around the world as we counted down the days to our next webinar. The industry news was filled with smartphone fingerprint sensor integrations, access control deployments, and a spot of controversy dealing…

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News Roundup: The Future of Multimodal Border Control

News Roundup: The Future of Multimodal Border Control

Last week at FindBiometrics we examined the multimodal future of biometric airport security in our featured articles section as the days counted down to our next webinar. Border control and national ID mad the industry news too, and FinTech, voice recognition and authentication standards rounded out the headlines. Here’s a look back on last week’s…

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Border Control & National ID Month: Multimodal Airports

Border Control & National ID Month: Multimodal Airports

The Rise of Multimodality and The Need For Biometric Border Control Biometrics in airports are not completely dissimilar to biometrics in financial services. A few years ago, before the big mobile biometrics boom kicked off with Apple’s Touch ID, there was a competition between biometric modalities as vendors bumped shoulders to be at the front…

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News Roundup: Here Come The Biometric Smart Cards

News Roundup: Here Come The Biometric Smart Cards

Last week at FindBiometrics we kicked off Border Control & National ID Month in our featured articles section while law enforcement biometrics and smart cards with fingerprint sensors made huge headlines in the industry news. Mobile biometrics, FinTech, and physical access control rounded out our coverage in an eventful week for identity tech. Here’s a look back…

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Border Control & National ID Month: The Primer

Border Control & National ID Month: The Primer

June is Border Control & National ID Month 2016 at FindBiometrics. All month we will be examining the ins-and-outs of biometric citizen registry and identification—its applications, real life deployments, and how it is shaping the global community—as well as the way biometrics are protecting the borders of the nations they are helping to build. To…

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News Roundup: Biometrics in Africa

News Roundup: Biometrics in Africa

Last week at FindBiometrics we brought a close to Voice Biometrics 2016 with the latest entry in our renowned expert webinar series. The identity industry had its eyes on Africa as the ID4 Africa conference took place, bringing with it major new product and project launches, and we reported on the latest news concerning biometrics…

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Voice Biometrics Month 2016: The Roundup

Voice Biometrics Month 2016: The Roundup

As the end of May approaches so we must bring to an end Voice Biometrics Month 2016, our four-week featured focus on voice and speech recognition technologies. Throughout the month we explored topics regarding the contactless modality in our featured articles section, reported all the most important voice authentication news, and brought together the industry’s…

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News Roundup: Preparing For Voice Biometrics in a Hyper-Connected World

News Roundup: Preparing For Voice Biometrics in a Hyper-Connected World

Last week at FindBiometrics we continued our month long examination of voice biometrics as the clock counted down to our next featured webinar, Voice Biometrics in a Hyper-Connected World, which airs live tomorrow. Mobile biometrics made headlines in the industry news, as did border control and government ID, and we also published two expert interviews…

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Voice Biometrics Month 2016: 4 Unique Applications of Voice Recognition

Voice Biometrics Month 2016: 4 Unique Applications of Voice Recognition

On account of its flexible, software based nature, voice recognition technology is incredibly versatile in terms of potential applications. Identifying and authenticating a user via the unique qualities of her voice is contactless, quick, and easy to deploy in any scenario where a microphone is available. Here are four unique examples of voice biometrics in action…

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Voice Biometrics Month 2016: Voice and the IoT

Voice Biometrics Month 2016: Voice and the IoT

The Need For Security in IoT Increased connectivity is leading to all sorts of technological innovation, bearing the potential for a great deal of increased efficiency, not only in the world of industry, but also in at home and in the car. The Internet of Things, both industrial and commercial, promises levels of automation, customization,…

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Voice Biometrics Month 2016: The Primer

Voice Biometrics Month 2016: The Primer

May is Voice Biometrics Month 2016 at FindBiometrics, so for the next four weeks we will be examining the hands-free modality in our featured articles section, culminating with an expert webinar on the topic: Voice Biometrics in a Hyper-Connected World. In order to get things started, we’ve put together a voice biometrics primer to familiarize…

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Physical Access & Enterprise Month: The Roundup

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: The Roundup

It’s time to close the door on Physical Access & Enterprise Month (if you’ll forgive the pun). Throughout April we have been focusing on physical access control and biometric enterprise solutions, applications, events, and innovations. Today we are going to take a look back on the festivities and all the ways that our featured topic…

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News Roundup: Brainwave Biometrics

News Roundup: Brainwave Biometrics

Last week at FindBiometrics Physical Access & Enterprise Month culminated in an exclusive webinar event, Biometrics, Access Control and the Enterprise of Tomorrow. Meanwhile, the industry news featured stories on brainwave biometrics, the Comelec hacks in the Philippines, fingerprint recognition solutions, and more. Here’s a look back on the tops stories in identity management from…

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Physical Access & Enterprise Month: Truly Diverse Security

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: Truly Diverse Security

—The Webinar Biometrics, Access Control and The Enterprise of Tomorrow is now online | Click here to watch now!— Biometrics are extremely accessible now thanks to innovations in connectivity and manufacturing that has allowed for high quality identity tech to be acquired and deployed at low cost. Most frequently this level of accessibility is seen in the consumer mobility market,…

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News Roundup: Biometrics and The Enterprise of Tomorrow

News Roundup: Biometrics and The Enterprise of Tomorrow

Last week at FindBiometrics Physical Access & Enterprise Month continued with a look at the hidden benefits of biometrics in the workplace while we prepared for this week’s featured webinar presentation. Behavioral biometrics and financial applications each took the spotlight in the news while the headlines were filled out with national ID, border control, facial…

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News Roundup: Physical Access and FinTech Across The Globe

News Roundup: Physical Access and FinTech Across The Globe

Last week at FindBiometrics physical access control and FinTech were the biggest topics, as we brought you live reporting from Money20/20 Europe in Copenhagen and ISC West in Las Vegas. Physical Access & Enterprise month kicked off in the featured articles section with a primer on April’s featured topic too, while FIDO, national ID, and…

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Connected Security Expo, ISC West: Your Mobile Device as Your Identity

Connected Security Expo, ISC West: Your Mobile Device as Your Identity

  Connected Security Expo Launches as an adjunct to ISC West 2016 Multiple Companies Feature Virtual Badges (Your Mobile Device as Your Identity) ISC West 2016 opened with an additional feature reflecting how today’s leading security platforms are now serving both logical and physical access requirements.  In fact, the Connected Security Expo’s main theme is…

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Physical Access & Enterprise Month: The Primer

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: The Primer

April is Physical Access & Enterprise Month at FindBiometrics, throughout which we will be placing a featured focus on physical access control and enterprise-facing biometric solutions and applications. To kick things off on the right foot, as usual, here is a primer to get you up to speed on all the most recent news, research,…

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Money20/20 Europe: MasterCard and Digital Identity

Money20/20 Europe: MasterCard and Digital Identity

Money20/20 Europe kicked off yesterday in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Mobile ID World was there with our sister site FindBiometrics. In the morning, Anne Cairns, president of International Markets at MasterCard, took the keynote stage to talk about the company’s role in spreading financial inclusion around the world, some of the challenges in the endeavor, and the technologies that…

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News Roundup: Prepare For ISC West and Money20/20 Europe

News Roundup: Prepare For ISC West and Money20/20 Europe

Last week at FindBiometrics we brought our month-long featured look at mobile biometrics to a close with a roundup on March’s featured topic. We prepared for Money20/20 Europe and ISC West, which  are both occurring this week in Copenhagen and Las Vegas Respectively, while law enforcement and border control rounded out the headlines. Here’s a…

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Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: The Roundup

Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: The Roundup

March is coming to a close and with it we are bringing an end to Mobile Biometrics Month 2016. Throughout the month we have been taking a special look at the current state of mobile biometrics, culminating in our special webinar, Mobile Revolution 2.0: Biometrics, Smartphones, IoT. Of course, March had its share of industry news…

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News Roundup: Selfie Pay, Touch ID, Border Control

News Roundup: Selfie Pay, Touch ID, Border Control

Last week at FindBiometrics Mobile Biometrics Month 2016 continued in our featured articles section as we got a closer look at Suprema’s BioSign mobile solution, we saw the start of MasterCard’s Identity Check (Selfie Pay) rollout, and we reported on border control and enterprise solutions. Here’s a look back on last week in global identity…

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News Roundup: Biometrics, Smartphones, IoT

News Roundup: Biometrics, Smartphones, IoT

Last week at FindBiometrics we continued Mobile Biometrics Month 2016 with an exclusive webinar event while border control, fingerprint authentication, speech recognition and voter ID made up the big headlines in the news. Here is a look back on the top identity management stories from last week: Biometrics, Smartphones, IoT On Friday we hosted the…

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News Roundup: The Next Wave in Mobile Biometrics

News Roundup: The Next Wave in Mobile Biometrics

Last week at FindBiometrics Mobile Biometrics Month 2016 continued as we counted down the days to our exclusive expert webinar, Mobile Revolution 2.0: Biometrics, Smartphones, IoT. We featured two industry interviews, saw some major product announcements, and heard another call for better liveness detection on smartphones. Mobile Biometric Month This coming Friday marks our free new webinar, Mobile Revolution 2.0:…

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Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: Biometrics Versus Keyboards

Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: Biometrics Versus Keyboards

A Transitional Experience Mobility is a promise of convenience and efficiency. Take your digital life wherever you go, always be connected to the people, networks and applications that matter to you most. Now, thanks to popular mobile commerce technologies your phone is even more important and useful than your credit card stuffed wallet, and will…

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Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: The Primer

Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: The Primer

Mobility and biometrics are quickly on their way to becoming synonymous. As high profile hack attacks continue to showcase the vulnerabilities in current password-based security systems the proliferation of biometric solutions is coming as a breath of relief, especially in a time when mobility is not just available but expected. Not only do biometric security measures…

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News Roundup: Mobile Biometrics in Barcelona

News Roundup: Mobile Biometrics in Barcelona

Last week marked Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where FindBiometrics and Mobile ID World brought you live coverage form the major mobile industry event. MWC is massive, and since last year when we first reported from the show, biometrics technology has taken Mobile World Congress by storm. Last week wasn’t only about Barcelona, however, and we…

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News Roundup: Getting Ready for MWC 2016

News Roundup: Getting Ready for MWC 2016

Last week at FindBiometrics we prepared for Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, which at the time of this publishing is just getting underway. Healthcare Month continued with a look at how biometrics are enabling remote care and the industry news was filled with fingerprints, facial recognition and industry cooperation. Here is a look back on…

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Healthcare Month 2016: Biometric Healthcare in the Home

Healthcare Month 2016: Biometric Healthcare in the Home

More Than Your Prints Biometrics isn’t just about authentication, and that is especially true when it comes to healthcare. While, as we saw last week, biometrics based security can go a long way in improving operations and trust in clinics, physician offices and pharmacies, there are other applications that reach beyond proving your identity that…

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News Roundup: FinTech, Government Applications, Innovation

News Roundup: FinTech, Government Applications, Innovation

Last week at FindBiometrics we continued to explore Healthcare Month while FinTech, government applications and multimodal innovation made up the bulk of the biometrics industry news. Here’s a look back on the top digital identity stories from week that was: Healthcare Month Continues It was week two of Healthcare Month 2016, and as we continued…

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Healthcare Month 2016: Biometrics in the Clinic

Healthcare Month 2016: Biometrics in the Clinic

Healthcare is a vast market when it comes to biometric applications. As we explored in last week’s Healthcare Month 2016 primer, strong authentication and vital sign measuring technology have the potential to revolutionize the way doctors and patients interact. For many people, the face of healthcare is found at the clinic and the pharmacy. Outpatients—people…

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News Roundup: Post-Password Champions

News Roundup: Post-Password Champions

Last week at FindBiometrics marked the start of Healthcare Month 2016 while financial biometrics, physical access control and post-password championing made up the bulk of our industry news. Here’s a look back on the top identity management stories from the week that was: Healthcare Month 2016 Last week we kicked off Healthcare Month 2016 with a…

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Healthcare Month 2016: The Primer

Healthcare Month 2016: The Primer

Throughout February FindBiometrics will be placing a featured focus on the healthcare market. To get things started, we’re kicking things off with a primer on the topic. Healthcare is a dynamic area for biometrics, offering areas of potential deployment in everything from administrative and HR operations, to enabling home care thanks to wearable tech that…

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News Roundup: Closing the Year in Review

News Roundup: Closing the Year in Review

Last week at FindBiometrics we brought our 13th annual Year in Review to a close while border control and national ID made big headlines in the industry news. We published an interview with NEXT Biometrics CEO Tore Etholm-Idsøe and also brought you stories on fingerprints, facial recognition and physical access control. Here is a look…

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Biometrics Year in Review: The Dedicated Roundup

Biometrics Year in Review: The Dedicated Roundup

FindBiometrics’ 13th annual Biometrics Year in Review has reached its conclusion. The identity management industry’s longest running year end survey is an ambitious project and results in a great deal of content as our editorial team unpacks and deconstructs it all. This year, in order to keep you up to speed on the latest published results…

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Biometrics Year in Review: The Maturity of Consumer Biometrics

Biometrics Year in Review: The Maturity of Consumer Biometrics

The end of January is here, which means it’s time to get on with 2016. We’ve spent all month here at FindBiometrics looking back on 2015—one of the biggest years for biometrics in terms of public visibility and actual deployment. But for all the success stories last year brought there are many more to come.…

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Biometrics Year in Review: Biometrics Vs Terrorism

Biometrics Year in Review: Biometrics Vs Terrorism

Last year, the border control markets continued to show promise of rapid growth. Reports from Acuity Market Intelligence painted the picture of a booming ABC eGate and APC kiosk market, and Frost & Sullivan forecasted that airport passenger screening tech is on track to hit $1.63 billion by 2020. A great deal of this growth…

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News Roundup: Border Control, National ID, Voter ID

News Roundup: Border Control, National ID, Voter ID

Last week at FindBiometrics we continued our 2015 Biometrics Year in Review while border control, financial applications and fingerprint sensors made up the bulk of the industry news. Here is a look back on all the top identity management headlines from the week that was: Year in Review As we near the end of our 13th…

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Biometrics Year in Review: The Role of Public Perception

Biometrics Year in Review: The Role of Public Perception

Last year was one of unprecedented visibility for biometric technology. With major innovations in mobility and consumer electronics bringing post-password tech to the masses, and with the increased international threat of terrorism once again spurring on the initiatives to biometrically secure borders, biometrics were among the mainstream topics of 2015. But with increased optics comes…

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Biometrics Year In Review: Stationary Biometrics

Biometrics Year In Review: Stationary Biometrics

Last year was a big one for mobile biometrics. As we observed in previous entries in our 2015 Biometrics Year in Review, most of our survey respondents strongly agree that major tech companies like Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and Google have played a major role in bringing biometrics into everyday life. Much of that biometric championing…

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News Roundup: Border Control, National ID, Elections

News Roundup: Border Control, National ID, Elections

Last week at FindBiometrics border control and national ID made the headlines while we continued to unpack our 13th annual Biometrics Year in Review. Fingerprints and mobility took up a great portion of the headlines and we took a look at some of the first market research reports of 2016. Here is a review of the top…

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Biometrics Year in Review: Top Modalities

Biometrics Year in Review: Top Modalities

Another year has come and passed, and in terms of biometrics and identity management, the year we’ve left behind was huge. Among the commotion that was 2015 in biometrics, one of the most encouraging and interesting aspects was the range of deployed modalities. Diversity has always been a key component to the biometrics landscape, but…

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News Roundup: Biometrics at CES 2016

News Roundup: Biometrics at CES 2016

Last week at FindBiometrics we turned our gaze to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, where biometrics proved to have a substantial presence in mobility, Internet of Things and wearable tech. We featured a guest post on the topic of disruption in the financial sector while border control and healthcare rounded out the…

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Biometrics Year in Review: Cooperation Makes it Happen

Biometrics Year in Review: Cooperation Makes it Happen

Another year is coming to a close and here at FindBiometrics that means one thing: the annual Biometrics Year in Review is upon us. 2015 has been a year of major adoption in biometrics, as well as major innovation. In large part, these industry strides have come about via cooperation, either through partnerships or on…

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News Roundup: Time, Attendance, Fraud

News Roundup: Time, Attendance, Fraud

Last week at FindBiometrics our 2015 Biometrics Year in Review continued as mobility, fingerprints and finance dominated the news. Facial recognition, border control and elections filed out the headlines while we saw a major time and attendance spoofing ring busted by police in Kuwait. Here are the top global identity management stories from the week…

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Biometrics Year in Review: The Importance of Apple, et al

Biometrics Year in Review: The Importance of Apple, et al

The FindBiometrics Year in Review is upon us. So far we’ve examined the results from our 13th annual industry survey in the areas of top applications, the role of education, the importance of liveness detection, and the state of the password—you can find a running list of all our Year in Review coverage in the…

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