Year in Review

Year in Review 2017: Smartmatic’s Samira Saba on the Rise of Biometric Elections

Year in Review 2017: Smartmatic’s Samira Saba on the Rise of Biometric Elections

Headquartered in London, Smartmatic is a specialist in digital elections technology with offices across the globe. True to form, 2017 saw the company bringing its biometric technology to a diverse range of clients across Sierra Leone, Armenia, Estonia, and Argentina. In her interview with FindBiometrics, Smartmatic Integrated Communications Director Samira Saba starts things off with…

Year in Review: BioCatch’s Frances Zelazny on Behavioral Biometrics in 2017

Year in Review: BioCatch’s Frances Zelazny on Behavioral Biometrics in 2017

As part of the FindBiometrics Year in Review 2017 we approached industry executives and thought leaders to get their comments on the past 12 months in the biometrics industry, and what’s in store for 2018. Going into 2017 there was a huge amount of excitement over behavioral biometrics, and over the course of the year…

Year in Review: Håkan Persson, CEO, Precise Biometrics Comments on the Exciting Year to Come

Year in Review: Håkan Persson, CEO, Precise Biometrics Comments on the Exciting Year to Come

As part of the FindBiometrics Year in Review 2017 we approached industry executives and thought leaders to get their comments on the past 12 months in the biometrics industry, and what’s in store for 2018. Precise Biometrics is a major name in fingerprint biometrics thanks to its prolific Precise BioMatch algorithm software solutions. Thanks to…

Year in Review: 2017 Sees Prelude to Biometric Smart Cards’ Big Show

Year in Review: 2017 Sees Prelude to Biometric Smart Cards’ Big Show

There have been some splashy developments in the biometrics industry this year, but one of the biggest trends of 2017 has been taking shape under the radar. Biometric smart cards haven’t hit the market yet, and the technology has reached a relatively small proportion of end users. Nevertheless, there has been a frenzy of activity…

News Roundup: Liveness Detection, Public Perception

News Roundup: Liveness Detection, Public Perception

Last week at FindBiometrics we continued to examine the results of our 14th annual Year in Review survey, looking into the state of liveness detection and the public perception of biometrics. The industry news, meanwhile, spanned a wide range of modalities and applications—from fingerprints to face recognition, and financial services to enterprise ID—while we geared…

News Roundup: The Year in Review Results Are In

News Roundup: The Year in Review Results Are In

Last week at FindBiometrics we began to unpack the results of our 14th annual Year in Review survey. Meanwhile, the industry news was filled with mobile device integrations, contactless modality innovations, and encouraging predictions for the year ahead. Here is a look back on last week’s top stories in global identity management: Year in Review…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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: 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…

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…

News Roundup: Education, Liveness Detection, Passwords

News Roundup: Education, Liveness Detection, Passwords

Last week at FindBiometrics we continued with our 13th annual Year in Review coverage—looking at liveness detection, education and passwords—while mobility, border control and finance made up the majority of the headlines. Here’s a look back on the week that was in global identity management: Year in Review Week two of our 13th annual Biometrics…

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,…

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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