Biometrics News Archive

British police used biometric authentication at a music festival

The British police deployed a facial recognition system for security during the Music Festival that took place at Donington Park. Cameras were able to scan faces at the event and images were checked against a Europe-wide database of custody images. Police speakers confirmed that this was the first time the technology had been used outside

Brain waves for human biometric identification

The potential use of brain waves for human biometric identification was first announced in 2013. Experts consider that the development of such applications would greatly improve the security of existing authentication methods. In this regard, a new research project from Spain points out to the meaning of words as a specific identifier. A team lead by

Canada will implement biometric identification systems in its borders

The prime minister of Canada has announced new measures to fight terrorism, including the use of biometric authentication to all travelers who need a visa to enter the country. The government will make sure that privacy standards are met. There will be an investment of $ 312.6 million for the extent of the existing program

UNHCR deliver biometric system for refugees

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), along the collaboration of private companies, is working to deliver a biometric technology system for registering and verifying the identities of displaced persons around the world. The adoption of new technologies will enable UNHCR to provide refugees with the assistance they require where and when needed. The

Swedish firm launches new behavioral biometrics-based solution

Behavioral biometrics-based solutions promise a new era in technological innovation, with multiple applications, particularly in commercial transactions. Harder to spoof and easier on users, this solution may be bigger than passwords soon. These new technologies can monitor mouse dynamics, navigation habits, and keystroke dynamics, like the speed a user types and the pressure a user

Healthcare service in New Jersey implements new biometric palm vein scanning solution

A nonprofit healthcare system from New Jersey (Atlantic Health System) recently deployed a new biometric palm vein scanning solution called Patient Secure’s to speed up patient intake and improve record accuracy. The Atlantic Healthcare System is one of the largest in the state, with five hospitals and rehabilitation, home care, and hospice services. They chose Patient Secure’s palm