New York, NY (PRWEB) June 9, 2004
International Biometric Group extends an invitation to participate in its monthly teleconference series on Thursday, June 10 at 1:00 pm ET (10:00 am PT). IBG will address questions such as:
-Why was Brandon Mayfield falsely linked to the Madrid train bombings?
-What is the impact of AccentureÂs successful bid for US-VISIT?
-Which states have recently banned the use of biometrics in driver's licenses?
-How did 11 different biometric technologies perform with hundreds of New Yorkers?
-What is the financial services industry doing to combat fraud with biometrics?
-What are the first steps in the UK eBorders project?
Participants can select from one of the four following tracks, which will be broadcast simultaneously.
US FEDERAL GOVERNMENT UPDATE: RECENT MEDIA COVERAGE AND US-VISIT
The media has extensively covered the false implication of Brandon Mayfield in the Madrid train bombings due to an incorrect FBI fingerprint match. Are there any related concerns for other large-scale biometric identification systems like US-VISIT? This session will contrast law enforcement and civil identification systems, and clarify potential misperceptions. Presenter: Dennis Carlton
PULSE ON BIOMETRICS: THE LATEST NEWS
Legislation in New England has barred the use of biometrics in driver's licenses. The Australian federal government has recently allocated additional funds for extending trials of the SmartGate facial recognition system. Hear more about the latest biometrics news from the past month. Presenter: Amanda Goltz
TECHNOLOGY TRENDS: BIOMETRIC TESTING
Biometric accuracy continues to be a highly controversial and contested issue. Hear the latest performance results for leading finger, face, hand, and iris systems. Presenter: David Fisch
INDUSTRY FOCUS: FINANCIAL SERVICES
BioPay has recently announced its 1 millionth consumer. As credit card, bank fraud, and identity theft rates continue to skyrocket, listen to how the industry is fighting back with biometrics. Presenter: Avik Sur
There is no fee to participate in IBGÂs teleconference series. Each track will run from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET). Visit http://www.biometricgroup.com/webconferences.html for access details.
For more information, contact Sarah Nedwek at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-809-9491.
ABOUT INTERNATIONAL BIOMETRIC GROUP
Founded in 1996, International Biometric Group, LLC is the biometric industry's leading independent integration and consulting firm. IBG has extensive hands-on experience with every biometric technology, including fingerprint, face, hand, iris, voice, and signature. Working on behalf of private and government clients, IBG evaluates, designs, and integrates biometric solutions for Internet applications, public sector programs, network security, point of sale applications, and physical access systems. Learn more at http://www.biometricgroup.com.
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