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How smartphones can verify your identity

November 28, 2019

Anyone who wants to open a bank account or buy a mobile phone plan has to identify themselves…
Study finds any single hair from the human body can be used for identification

June 19, 2019

Any single hair from anywhere on the human body can be used to identify a person. This conclusion…
Using bloodstains at crime scenes to determine age of a suspect or victim

June 27, 2018

From the spatter analysis made famous in the TV show Dexter to the frequent DNA profiling of CSI and the real cases…
How Biometric Authentication Works

May 22, 2017

Biometrics are the ultimate security protocol. Using security coding that is unique to each individual, you can be…
Team develops forensic method to identify people using human hair proteins

September 9, 2016

In an important breakthrough for the forensic science community, researchers have developed the first-ever biological identification method that…
Imaging study shows brain activity may be as unique as fingerprints

October 13, 2015

A person’s brain activity appears to be as unique as his or her fingerprints, a new Yale-led imaging…
Hands Off! NIST Helps Bring Contactless Fingerprint Technology to Market

September 4, 2015

Quickly moving through security checkpoints by showing your hand to a scanner seems straight out of science fiction,…
Smart Cards Market: Rising Demand from Asia Pacific Countries to Result in CAGR of 9.0% from 2014-2020

September 4, 2015

As per a research report published by Transparency Market Research, the global smart cards market is forecast to…
NEC to Provide Facial Recognition Systems for 14 International Airports in Brazil

July 16, 2015

NEC Corporation today announced its selection by the Receita Federal (Brazilian National Tax Collection Agency) to provide NeoFace…
Unlock your phone using the shape of your ear

June 15, 2015

Amazon patents technology to unlock your phone using the shape of your ear. See more information about this…
Nothing Says You Like a Tattoo: NIST Workshop Considers Ways to Improve Tattoo Recognition

June 9, 2015

An international group of experts from industry, academia and government gathered at the National Institute of Standards and…
A face in numbers

May 11, 2015

In the age of “big data”, technology companies are positioning themselves to allow humans the ability to more easily answer…
Fujitsu Develops Industry’s First Technology to Recognize Flow of People from Low-Resolution Imaging

March 6, 2015

Fujitsu today announced that it has developed the industry’s first technology that provides highly accurate detection of people’s…
Continuous smartphone authentication based on hand motion parameters

January 7, 2015

Authentication is a vital tool required to ensure security of your private data – well, unless you disconnect all…
Moving cameras talk to each other to identify, track pedestrians

November 13, 2014

It’s not uncommon to see cameras mounted on store ceilings, propped up in public places or placed inside…
Computer scientist sees new possibilities for ocular biometrics

November 4, 2014

New cybersecurity system senses eye shape and muscle movement to provide more secure, reliable identity recognition and more.…
Suprema Launches Enhanced IP Access Control Device

August 20, 2014

Suprema, Inc., a leading global provider of technology in biometrics and security, today announced the launch of a…
Passport study reveals vulnerability in photo-ID security checks

August 20, 2014

Security systems based on photo identification could be significantly improved by selecting staff who have an aptitude for…
International Experts Set Sights On Cyber Threats At Uow Conference

July 7, 2014

It’s relatively cheap, accessible anywhere with an internet connection and makes sharing your work files of holiday snaps…
New algorithm uses subtle changes to make a face more memorable

December 18, 2013

Do you have a forgettable face? Many of us go to great lengths to make our faces more…
Not Just a Pretty Face: Bodies Provide Important Cues for Recognizing People

November 6, 2013

Computer recognition of people has focused almost exclusively on faces, but a new study suggests it may be…
Biometrics are key for secure banking

September 23, 2013

Biometrics are the new E-verification tools for online and mobile banking says Steve Cook, Director of Business Development…
U.S. Federal ID Credential Security Standard Strengthens Authentication, Extends To Mobile Devices

September 6, 2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued an updated version of the standard specification Personal…
Eye-tracking could outshine passwords if made user-friendly

July 17, 2013

It’s a wonder we still put up with passwords. We forget our highly secretive combinations, so we frequently…
Who Are You? NIST Biometric Publication Provides Two New Ways to Tell Quickly

July 15, 2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new publication that broadens agency security options…
Passwords: how to choose one and why we need them

May 8, 2013

I just did a count of the systems I use that require a password and gave up at…
EyeLock launches new iris biometric access control system

April 16, 2013

April 11, 2013 – EyeLock Inc. has just launched its new HBOX iris biometric access control system at ISC West in Las Vegas.…
Forget Fingerprints, Now There’s ‘Breathprints’

April 8, 2013

What makes your body different from everyone else’s? Maybe you’re thinking fingerprints or the DNA that you leave…
NIST Biometric Workshop Studies Voice, Dental, Oral Standards

January 15, 2013

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will host a workshop to discuss proposed supplements to the…
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