IriTech’s Iris Recognition to Secure Refugee’s Identities

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The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) with its primary mission to protect the rights of the refugees has been rolling out a breakthrough Biometric Identity Management system (BIMS) to ensure that the right people receive assistance wherever and whenever they need it. IriTech is proud to be part of this project providing iris scanner since the…

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Will Biometrics and Blockchain Be the Future of Identity Management?

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Biometrics has proven to be a one of the most important technologies nowadays for identity management. However, with its increasing adoption in large-scale projects like national security and banking, there’s a growing concern over the vulnerability of the system that the information can be leaked or used by a third party without the awareness of…

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Key Drivers for Biometrics in Australia in the Next 5 Years

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Many years ago, Australia noticeably lagged behind the leading markets like the US in their adoption of new technology. However, their embracing of technologies like DevOps, cloud technology and biometrics has made them now closer to the technology adoption rates of more mature, overseas markets in recent years. Australia has even surpassed the US and…

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3 ways biometrics are transforming your home

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According to Google Trends, “smart home” term has gained more than 300% search popularity over the past 2 years. It’s no wonder that smart home is capturing headlines and mindshare with its huge futuristic possibilities. Gartner predicts that by 2020, fully mature smart home could include up to 500 connected devices. Along with such high…

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Key drivers for biometrics in Europe in the next 5 years

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Although North America and Asia-Pacific are dominating the global biometric market, Europe is moving fast forward in terms of biometric adoption thanks to government’s high investment in building security systems and the growing acceptance of European consumers towards this authentication method. Recently in October, the European Council has approved the establishment of an Entry-Exit System…

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Top 3 Biometric Lessons from Indian National ID Program

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In spite of facing many issues while implementing its ambitious biometric national ID program, India has managed to enroll over 1.18 billion people and deployed a numerous of public and private applications which brought equality to unprivileged residents and helped Indian government save $9 billion so far (Nov 2017), says Nandan Nilekani, former UIDAI Chairman….

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Biometric Revolution in Retail Business

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Online shopping has given opportunities for retailers to identify, understand and engage customers as they go through the process of product purchasing. The analytics can provide not only customers’ personal information but also insights what they’ve browsed for, how long they’ve spent clicking around, and which items they’ve put into their basket. However, for in-store…

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Iris Recognition in Asia: Banking Is the Next Big Thing

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Iris recognition is known for its highly secure and accurate biometric modality and has been deployed in national ID and law enforcement projects for a long time. For instance, the UIDAI or Aadhaar program has utilized the use of fingerprint and iris to register India’s 1.3 billion people since 2009 and has saved 9$ billion…

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How Biometrics And Cryptography Are Securing Our Financial World?

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With an increasing of data theft, computer hacking and other forms of cybercrime, cryptographic techniques are widely used in many sectors of our lives in order to secure information during its storage and transmission. The most common digital keys on the internet are in Asymmetrical Public Key Encryption. This involves the use of two randomly…

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Cloud-based biometrics to transform financial services

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Data breach has become one of the biggest threats for financial industry. The entire industry is rushing to invest in cybersecurity at a time when cyberattacks could cost the global economy $6 trillion a year by 2021 according to 2016 Cybercrime Report. The U.K. recently announced it’s also investing billions into technologies to defend against…

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