Year in Review

Year in Review
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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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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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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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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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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Biometrics Year in Review: The Need for Liveness Detection

Biometrics Year in Review: The Need for Liveness Detection

As we come closer and closer to the dawn of 2016, it’s time to start considering goals. If not right out New Year’s resolutions, it’s at least prudent to identify areas of focus moving forward. In the identity management industry, there seems to be a strong intention to kill passwords over the next five years,…

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Biometrics Year in Review: Password Date of Death

Biometrics Year in Review: Password Date of Death

Another year is almost behind us, and what a year it’s been for biometrics. When it comes to authentication, especially for consumers, the identity industry has made an incredible amount of progress. With biometric sensors and software becoming standard fare on newly released smartphones, an increasing number of feasible consumer grade modalities, and major IT…

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Biometrics Year In Review 2015: Top Applications

Biometrics Year In Review 2015: Top Applications

December is here and 2015 is quickly coming to a close. It has been a year of major activity in identity management, with ground shaking announcements coming from each of the verticals and a continued momentum in consumer adoption of biometrics. Here at FindBiometrics we are strong believers in the biometrics community, and so as…

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Take The Biometrics 2015 Year in Review Survey

Take The Biometrics 2015 Year in Review Survey

November is here which means that 2015 is almost over and it’s time for us to get your take on what many experts have already been calling the true “Year of Biometrics.” We at FindBiometrics want to know what you, our readers, have to say, so we have built a short survey for you to complete…

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Year in Review 2014: The Most Important Biometrics News

Year in Review 2014: The Most Important Biometrics News

The end of January is here and it’s time to bring the 12th annual FindBiometrics Year in Review to a close. Over the past weeks we have dissected and discussed the results of our largest survey ever, which saw over 150 professionals and experts from the identity management industry weighing in on the state of…

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Year in Review 2014: The Biggest Challenges in Biometrics

Year in Review 2014: The Biggest Challenges in Biometrics

Tweet: Have you seen the #NewFindBiometrics ? The site that you depend on for all your #biometric news has a fresh new look! Check it out now http://ctt.ec/vKauZ+ #Biometrics Throughout January at FindBiometrics, we are dissecting the results of our 12th annual industry Year in Review survey. The data, gathered from over 150 professionals and…

findBIOMETRICS Year in Review 2012

This is our 10th Anniversary Year in Review and the response this year was our largest ever with 68 companies/industry experts responding to our questionnaire!

yir2k12Thanks to all on our expert panel. This is the largest yearly global snapshot of our industry and over the past 10 years we have seen so many changes. The industry is entering into a serious growth phase right now. So many companies are reporting new markets, new verticals, new and innovative product lines, new partnerships and new deployments…several in the hundreds of millions of enrollees. There is a clear indication that GROWTH is where we are heading over the next 5 years. I can’t wait to see what the Identity and Biometrics world will look like then.

We received responses from Canada, Spain, Russia, China, Ireland, Brazil, Hong Kong, Sweden, Germany, UK, Israel, France, Korea, The Netherlands, Taiwan, Lithuania, Singapore, Japan, Italy, Malaysia and the USA.

Participants include:

Iris ID Systems Inc., MorphoTrak, Lumidigm, IBIA, 3M Cogent, Cross Match Technologies, MITRE, Aware, Lockheed Martin, SmartMatic, ZKTeco, Northstar Recruiting, San Jose State University, Greenbit, NEC, Suprema, Daon, IEEE, WCC Smart Search and Search, Digital Persona, MorphoTrust, FaceFirst, Avalon Biometrics, AOptix, Natural Security, Agnitio, ekey Biometric Systems, Innometrics, Smart Sensors, Identification Technology Partners, Fingerprint Cards, IriTech, BIO-key, Cognitec, SIC Biometrics, SRI International, Creative Information Technology, Accenture, TBS- Touchless Biometric Systems, Raptor ID, ipsiti, Secunet, FST21, Biocertification, Nuance Communications, Neurotechnology, Precise Biometrics, Acuity, SecurLinx, Imageware, Speech Technology Center, Unisys, Speed Identity, HSB, Authenware, Human Recognition Systems,  Koehlke, IdentiMetrics, Fulcrum,  SecuGen, Integrated Biometrics, realtime, Voice Security Systems, M2SYS, SOFTPRO, Biometrie-Online.Net, ievo and Fujitsu Frontech North America. 

I hope you enjoy reading the 2012 Year in Review!  

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findBIOMETRICS Year in Review 2011

Thanks to all our respondents this year. We received responses from Canada, Spain, Russia, China, Ireland, Brazil, Hong Kong, Sweden, Germany, UK, Israel, France, Korea, The Netherlands, Lithuania, Singapore, Japan, Italy, Malaysia and the USA.

Participants include:

Iris ID Systems Inc., 3M-Cogent , MorphoTrak, Lumidigm, IBIA, Cross Match Technologies, Aware, AOptix, BIO-key, IrisGuard, Lockheed Martin, Accenture, Anviz, CSC, SmartMatic, ZK Software, CGI, Greenbit, Warwick Warp, NEC, Daon, IEEE, Digital Persona, Airborne Biometrics Group, Avalon, Smart Sensors, Fingerprint Cards, Fujitsu Frontech North America, Cognitec, Acuity, SecurLinx, Speech Technology Center, Suprema, HSB, Human Recognition Systems, Authentec, Accu-Time Systems, Wasp Barcode Technologies, IdentiMetrics, Fulcrum, Griaule, Iritech, Sarnoff, Neurotechnology, Corvus, M2SYS, SOFTPRO, SIC, and Authenware.   

 
 
 

findBIOMETRICS Year in Review 2010

The response to this year’s YIR was outstanding with 63 companies/industry experts responding to our questionnaire. We received responses from Canada, India, Slovenia, Spain, Russia, Australia, China, Ireland, Brazil, Hong Kong, Sweden, Mexico, Germany, UK, Israel, France, Korea, The Netherlands, Lithuania, Singapore, Japan, Italy, Malaysia and the USA.

Participants include:
 
Iris ID Systems Inc.(formerly LG Electronics), NEC, MorphoTrak, Lockheed Martin, Lumidigm, IBIA, Cross Match Technologies, Aware, AOptix, WCC, 3M, BIO-key, Accenture, e-DATA, MaxID, National Biometric Security Project, CSC, SmartMatic, Northrop Grumman, Merkatum, ZK Software, SAIC, West Virginia University-Center for Identification Technology Research, IDTECK, Greenbit, Daon, San Jose State University, IEEE, Human Recognition Systems, Synochip, Airborne Biometrics Group, Avalon, Smart Sensors, TBS, Cognitec, Acuity, SecurLinx, Speech Technology Center, Suprema, HSB, Hanwang Technology, Triad, Time Management Inc, Wasp Barcode Technologies, C-True, Digital Persona, Fingerprint Cards, Hoyos Group, IdentiMetrics, Sonda, TAB, M2SYS, Integrated Biometrics, Secugen, SOFTPRO, Validity, Animetrics and UIDAI.  
 

Question 2 – What are the most pressing issues facing the Biometric Industry as we move into 2011?

Question 3 – Was 2010 a good year for your company? What were some of the highlights? What will 2011 hold for your company/organization/department? 

findBIOMETRICS YEAR in REVIEW 2009

biometrics, Lockheed Martin, Iris ID Systems

The response to this year’s YIR was exceptional with 60 companies/industry experts responding to our questionnaire. We received responses from Canada, Spain, Russia, Australia, China, Ireland, Brazil, Hong Kong, Sweden, Mexico, Germany, UK, Israel, France, Korea, The Netherlands, Lithuania, Singapore, Japan, Italy, Malaysia and the USA.   Read what the industry leaders thought about significant events and milestones for the Biometric Industry last year; pressing issues facing the Biometric Industry for 2010 and what 2010 may hold for Biometrics.

findBIOMETRICS.com Year In Review 2008

Year In Review - Find Biometrics 2008The response to this year’s YIR was our largest ever with 65 companies/industry experts responding to our questionnaire.  We received responses from Canada, Spain, Russia, Australia, China, Ireland, Brazil, Hong Kong, Sweden, Mexico, Germany, UK, Israel, The Netherlands, Lithuania, Singapore, France, Korea, Japan, Italy, Malaysia and the USA.  Read what the industry leaders thought about significant events and milestones for the Biometric Industry last year; pressing issues facing the Biometric Industry for 2009 and what 2009 may hold for Biometrics.

Find Biometrics Year In Review 2007

Year In Review - Find Biometrics 2007

 QUESTION 1: What have been the three most significant events/announcements for the Biometric Industry this year?

QUESTION 2: What are the most pressing issues facing the Biometric Industry as we move into 2008?

QUESTION 3: Was 2007 a good year for your company? What were some of the highlights? What will 2008 hold for your company?