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Worldwide Biometric Card Industry to 2026 - A Move Toward Multi-Factor Authentication Bodes Well for Market Growth (GlobeNewswire, Jan 13, 2022)
The "Global Biometric Card Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Biometric Card Market was valued at USD 8.75 million in 2020, and it is expected to reach USD 1,691.81 million by 2026, registering a CAGR of 155.45% from 2021 to 2026.

ValidSoft Recognized as a Global Voice Biometrics Leader in Opus Analysis on Intelligent Authentication and Fraud Prevention Read more: https://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/validsoft-recognized-as-a-global-voice-biometrics-leader-in-opus-analysis-on-intelligent-authentication-and-fraud-prevention#ixzz7HsQgRGuT (Digital Journal, Jan 13, 2022)

ValidSoft, a transformative provider of voice identity and assurance solutions, has been recognized as a forward global leader for voice biometrics providers in the 2022 Opus Research Intelliview report: Intelligent Authentication and Fraud Prevention Analysis.Pat Carroll, ValidSoft’s Founder, CEO and Executive Chairman, stated: “ValidSoft has a bold mission to enable truly reliable ‘Proof of Life authentication utilizing voice-based identity assurance. Ensuring that what we call ‘trusted agents,’ ‘trusted employees’ and  ‘trusted customers,’ will all authenticate and interact easily and safely in the digital age.


meQuilibrium Incorporates Biometrics Technology into its Digital Resilience Platform (PRNewsWire, Jan 13, 2022)
meQuilibrium, the leading digital resilience platform, brings biometrics into its mobile platform through its innovative new Breathe Coach technology, which enables members to obtain heart rate variability (HRV) feedback anytime, anywhere on a smartphone. meQuilibrium is the first digital employee resilience solution to incorporate biometrics into a mobile platform, providing users with a non-invasive intervention for creating balance between breathing and heart rate in order to build the foundation for resilience from a physiological point of view.

Biometric Authentication & Identification Market Recovery and Impact Analysis Report – IDEMIA, Thales, ASSA ABLOY (Digital Journal, Jan 13, 2022)
Biometric authentication & identification are physical or behavioral human characteristics to that can be used to digitally identify a person to grant access to systems, devices or data. Examples of these biometric identifiers are fingerprints, facial patterns, voice or typing cadence. Each of these identifiers is considered unique to the individual, and they may be used in combination to ensure greater accuracy of identification. In this report, we mainly focus on the biometric authentication and identification Integrators (solution with hardware and software).

HashCash Presents a Blockchain Biometric Authentication Solution for the Banking and Finance Sector (Benzinga, Jan 13, 2022)

Global blockchain development company HashCash Consultants is making waves with its host of practical solutions for modern-day banking. The company's latest offering includes a blockchain-powered biometric automation system for fortifying digital identity processes. Biometric identities are unique and difficult to replicate. Existing authentication systems pose multiple setbacks including the risk of confidential biometric data distribution and unreliable authentication modules. Multiple biometric information management systems had problems with transparency. Blockchain's inherent characteristics address most of these concerns making it the ideal underlying platform for biometric authentication.


Swedish Biometrics Company Team Up with Infineon (Evertiq, Jan 13, 2022)
The fingerprint technology developed by Precise and Infineon will allow for a customised driving environment. By connecting information of driver preferences to be verified and enabled through the users fingerprints, the vehicle could for example automatically adjust various settings of the car, but also login to applications after verifying the identity of the driver, the companies explain.

CES 2022: Dog Facial Recognition and Smart Taps (BBC News, Jan 13, 2022)
From a smart tap that can be controlled by a voice assistant to a dog facial identification system and a robot bartender who can mix drinks and tell jokes, the BBC’s Chris Fox reports from CES Eureka Park - the convention’s area for start-ups.

Face-recognition Technology Launched at Nottinghamshire Police (Best Birdgford Wire, Jan 13, 2022)

Persistent offenders are being warned they are likely to be arrested as Nottinghamshire Police launches new technology that can recognise their faces. The force is trialling a new facial recognition tool that can instantly recognise suspects who have been in trouble with the law before – using high-tech software to cross reference any new video or photographic evidence linked to crime with existing mugshots that are legally held on record. Officers are now warning criminals they are more likely to be caught and put before the court quicker thanks to the launch of the scheme.


Identity Week America, October 4 -5, 2022 (Terrapin, Jan 13, 2022)
IDENTITY WEEK is the most important identity event in the USA. IDENTITY WEEK is a conference and exhibition bringing together the brightest minds in the identity sector to promote innovation, new thinking, and more effective identity solutions. Key areas of focus include secure physical credentials, digital identity, and advanced authentication technologies, such as biometrics.


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