Top 5 Biometric Stories of 2018
January 2, 2019
With 2019 upon us, we thought we would start the year by taking a look back on some of the biggest biometric stories from last year. So, without further ado, here’s our countdown of 5 of the top performing stories from 2018.
This blog post from August explored some of the well known and maybe hidden benefits of adopting biometric solutions. Benefits include secure office access, cut admin costs, speedy catering and future-proofing.
There is one thing I think a lot of us will remember 2018 for, it will be GDPR compliance. It’s certainly an improvement for all involved in terms of security and privacy, but it also caused many of us a lot more extra work. This article from April seemed to urge organisations not to overlook article 32 of the regulation. Be sure you didn’t miss it and our guide to properly storing and protecting biometric and other types of data.
This blog post from May dispelled the notion that biometric door access systems belong solely to the world of spy movies. No, in fact, organisation and offices of all sizes can use such solution to create strong, secure and convenient access solutions.
Foyle College in Derry/Londonderry in February of last year joined the list of schools using BioStore’s biometric technology. It was BioStore’s first project in Northern Ireland, and now sets a standard for the difference biometric can make to schools with technological solutions for attendance and cashless catering.
Biometric payments are growing in popularity – people are especially starting to use them on their smartphone devices. This story from May looked at how the biometric trend could be coming to traditional debit and credit cards in the future. The need for signatures was finally eliminated for the major card providers like VISA and Mastercard in America – and signs show the biometric revolution could be coming next.