Biometrics Trends Archive

New authentication method based on the movement of the iris

Biometric authentication provides convenience, speed and security to identification processes. In this regard, the company SRI has developed a new application, called Iris on the Move (IOM), which is based on the movement of the eye iris, and delivers accurate authentication while requiring minimal user interaction. IOM also meets the growing demand for seamless and

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

Biometrics to improve healthcare

A secure identification is vital in the healthcare system, both to control logical access to centralized archives of digitized patients’ data, to limit physical access to buildings and hospital wards, as well as to authenticate medical and social support personnel. Identity verification solutions based on biometric technology (fingerprints, iris recognition and vascular biometrics amongst others) can

New voice biometrics solutions for online payments

SayPay Technologies has partnered with VoiceVault, to deliver online and mobile payment solutions that improve user’s security in card-not-present environments. With SayPay, customers simply speak a unique, one-time use ‘SayPay code’ which provides a secure and low-friction customer experience for each transaction. VoiceVault provides the algorithms that analyze the unique characteristics of a user’s voice, which includes three-dimensional