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Year in Review: Vast Majority Look to Industry Cooperation to Overcome Challenges

Year in Review: Vast Majority Look to Industry Cooperation to Overcome Challenges

In December of 2017 FindBiometrics surveyed over 200 members of its informed audience – including executives from the world’s leading biometrics companies – on topics relating to the identity technology industry over the past 12 months. The results comprise the 15th Annual FindBiometrics Year in Review. Of the many interesting results from FindBiometrics’ latest Year…

FPC Joins Ethical Electronics Nonprofit Coalition

FPC Joins Ethical Electronics Nonprofit Coalition

Fingerprint Cards is now an affiliate member of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition, the company has announced. The EICC is a nonprofit coalition of retail, electronics, automotive, and toy companies founded in 2004. Its aim, according to the EICC’s website, is to support “the rights and wellbeing of works and communities worldwide affected by the…

ZKTeco Founds Thai Biometric & Security Non-profits, Launches At Massive Inauguration

ZKTeco Founds Thai Biometric & Security Non-profits, Launches At Massive Inauguration

Security experts from around the globe attended the Thai Smart Security Association and Thai Secure Identity Biometric Association Inauguration Ceremony On July 16, 2017, two biometrics and security non-profit organizations were launched in Thailand at the Thai – Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok. Spearheaded by their core member ZKTeco, the Thai Smart Security Association…

Safran SVP Appointed Head of Eurosmart Industry Association

Safran SVP Appointed Head of Eurosmart Industry Association

Safran Identity & Security‘s SVP of Strategic Project / Continuous Improvement, Didier Sérodon, has been appointed as Eurosmart’s president. Based in Brussels, Eurosmart is a global consortium describing itself as the ‘voice of the smart security industry’. Founded in 1995, the organization has been an advocate of IT security standards in European standards, contributing to…

Biometrics Institute Issues Privacy Guidelines

Biometrics Institute Issues Privacy Guidelines

Keeping the momentum going from last week’s World Privacy Day, the Biometrics Institute has published a set of Biometrics Privacy Guidelines. The publication builds on the international non-profit’s Privacy Awareness Checklist. In a statement announcing the Biometrics Privacy Guidelines, Biometrics Institute Chief Executive Isabelle Moeller explained that it’s meant “to provide a guide for suppliers,…

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…

News Roundup: The Future of Mobile Digital Identity

News Roundup: The Future of Mobile Digital Identity

Last week at FindBiometrics we held our exclusive webinar event, Mobile Biometrics and the Next Generation of Digital Identity, while we continued to explore Mobile Identity Month in the Featured Articles section. Meanwhile, in the Industry News section, we reported on physical access control, consumer biometrics and even a new potential biometric modality. Here is…

Morpho Joins Natural Security Alliance

Morpho Joins Natural Security Alliance

In a statement announcing Morpho’s new membership, the Natural Security Alliance said the development lends validation to its mission and should also help to encourage other major organizations to join. Morpho (Safran) has joined the ranks of the Natural Security Alliance, the company has announced. The Natural Security Alliance aims to define and promote authentication…