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Get Some ID Talk in Your Podcast Feed

Get Some ID Talk in Your Podcast Feed

For those who haven’t heard, FindBiometrics and our sister site Mobile ID World have launched a new podcast — ID Talk. It’s a program dedicated to the topic of digital identity, with episodes revolving around conversations with leading experts and some of the biggest names in the identity industry. In ID Talk’s latest episode, for…

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Airport Biometrics Lead This Week’s Top Stories

Airport Biometrics Lead This Week’s Top Stories

At the end of each week, FindBiometrics has been rounding up the site’s most popular posts, and reviewing them for anyone who might have missed the big news. The collection this week spans across a range of topics, from corporate restructuring to national ID to FinTech; but if there’s any trend to be found in…

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Tanning Salons Enjoy Sunnier Outlook Thanks to Cryotherapy

Tanning Salons Enjoy Sunnier Outlook Thanks to Cryotherapy

Biometrics News – Fingerprint Recognition The declining tanning industry is heating up after making the decision to run cold. An increasing number of salons are now offering Whole Body Cryotherapy, which has already boosted revenue by as much as 40 percent. Cryotherapy is often pitched as a self-care and treatment option for athletes, bodybuilders, and…

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Biometrics Institute Unveils Good Practice Framework

Biometrics Institute Unveils Good Practice Framework

The Biometrics Institute is celebrating its 18th birthday with the launch of The Good Practice Framework, which will serve as a step-by-step guide for any organization looking to deploy its own biometric system. The Good Practice Framework will be discussed with guests during the Institute’s upcoming Congress in London, which runs from October 29-30. “The…

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Welsh Police Forces Debut Mobile Fingerprint Technology

Welsh Police Forces Debut Mobile Fingerprint Technology

Biometrics News – Fingerprint Recognition Two police forces in Wales have begun using INK Biometrics (Identity Not Known) in the field in a pilot project that will last three months before a review is conducted on its efficacy. South Wales Police and Gwent Police have deployed ten mobile devices to be shared between the two…

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Financial Biometrics Month: The Next Big Wave in Payments

Financial Biometrics Month: The Next Big Wave in Payments

The technological areas of biometrics and smart cards have overlapped for many years now, most notably in the domain of access control, where multiple access terminals and kiosks have supported both biometric and smart card-based authentication. And smart cards with built-in biometric capabilities started to emerge several years ago, in various forms: Face Forensics, for…

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TECH5 Partners with Pepper & Ink for Mobile ID Solution

TECH5 Partners with Pepper & Ink for Mobile ID Solution

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition TECH5 has teamed up with Pepper & Ink Technologies to release a new ID storage app that eliminates the need for a physical identity card. The mobile app blends Pepper & Ink’s compression technology with TECH5’s facial recognition tech to encode identifying information – including face biometrics – as a…

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Lufthansa Launches Biometric Boarding at JFK Airport

Lufthansa Launches Biometric Boarding at JFK Airport

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition Lufthansa Airlines has launched a biometric self-boarding gate at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s Terminal 1. This comes almost 11 months after JetBlue debuted a similar service at JFK’s Terminal 5 following an extensive pilot project at Logan International Airport in Boston. During that trial, over 50,000 passengers used biometric…

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Atos to Upgrade AENA Airports with Biometric Tech

Atos to Upgrade AENA Airports with Biometric Tech

AENA is looking to make its airport operations more efficient with the help of Atos. The two companies have signed a three-year contract worth just under €12 million (€11.8 million, to be precise), with an option to extend for another two years if everything goes well. AENA currently operates 46 airports and 2 heliports in…

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Konami Loyalty Program Uses Face Recognition Instead of Physical Cards

Konami Loyalty Program Uses Face Recognition Instead of Physical Cards

Konami Gaming will be showcasing its latest facial recognition tech when it heads to the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas later this month. Specifically, the company will be running demos of the SYNKROS casino management system, which combines the company’s SYNK Vision face tech with the SynkConnect mobile app. SYNKROS is essentially a…

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Trueface Tech Helps Identify Missing Persons After Hurricane Dorian

Trueface Tech Helps Identify Missing Persons After Hurricane Dorian

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition Trueface is hoping its facial recognition technology can help find missing hurricane survivors in the Bahamas. The company has partnered with the Bahamian blockchain startup Bluestone Technology to create a FindMeBahamas missing persons registry, which will use facial recognition to identify the people found as rescue workers continue to sort…

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Expert Biometrics Interviews Top This Week’s Most Popular Stories

Expert Biometrics Interviews Top This Week’s Most Popular Stories

This week’s roundup of FindBiometrics’ most popular articles is a chatty one. Two of the week’s most popular posts were interviews. One is a wide-ranging discussion with TECH5 executives and founders Machiel Van Der Harst and Rahul Parthe; and the other is an audio interview with NEC’s Benji Hutchinson, conducted on FindBiometrics’ ID Talk podcast:…

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Ipsidy Partners with National ID Registry to Bring Proof to Peru

Ipsidy Partners with National ID Registry to Bring Proof to Peru

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition Ipsidy is bringing its Proof Identity as a Service (IDaaS) solution to Peru. The Proof platform arrives in the country through a partnership with RENIEC, Peru’s National ID Registry. As the ID Registry, RENIEC handles the distribution of all national identities, including the country’s electronic ID cards. The Proof app…

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WorldReach App Integrates Cognitec’s Face Matching Solution

WorldReach App Integrates Cognitec’s Face Matching Solution

WorldReach has deployed Cognitec’s secure facial recognition tech in a smartphone app that automates the ID application process. The app asks users to take a selfie when applying for a passport or a visa, or when they’re enrolling in some kind of digital service. After that, Cognitec’s facial recognition algorithm will match the photo against…

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Chooch Releases Edge AI Computer Vision Platform

Chooch Releases Edge AI Computer Vision Platform

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition Chooch AI has released a new computer vision service that allows users to detect and categorize events in any kind of local video stream. Dubbed Chooch Edge AI, the technology was unveiled at this week’s TechCrunch Disrupt startup event in San Francisco and leverages Chooch AI’s object recognition capabilities. “Our…

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Nuance Unveils Multimodal Gatekeeper Authentication Platform

Nuance Unveils Multimodal Gatekeeper Authentication Platform

Biometrics News – Voice Recognition – Behavioral Biometrics Nuance Communications has released a new cloud-based authentication solution that verifies people’s identities during voice and text interactions. Dubbed Nuance Gatekeeper, the platform combines Nuance’s ConversationPrint text authenticator with the voice recognition Lightning Engine and behavioral biometrics. Together, the three technologies will empower enterprises to fight fraud…

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[WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT] Biometrics & Money: Enabling the Future of Identity-First Finance

[WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT] Biometrics & Money: Enabling the Future of Identity-First Finance

Over the past five years, biometrics have fully transformed the financial experience, enabling secure mobile payments, frictionless anti-fraud measures, and trusted remote banking enrollment. Now, as we come to the end of the decade, with biometrics established as the foundation of strong identity, we look ahead to the potential of fingerprint-powered payment cards, biometrics enabled…

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