International Biometric Group to Host Teleconference Series on Thursday, August 12 at 1pm Eastern

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This month's teleconference series will highlight biometric passports, the latest news in biometrics, multimodal biometrics and biometrics for access control.

International Biometric Group extends an invitation to participate in its monthly teleconference series on Thursday, August 12 at 1:00 p.m. ET (10:00 am PT). IBG will address questions such as:

  • What is the current status of the TSA Registered Traveler Pilot Program?
  • How can biometrics be used to secure access to rooms and facilities?
  • Which deadlines have changed for integrating biometrics into passports?
  • How can multiple biometrics be used together for authentication?
  • What are the highlights of the recent UK Biometric Identity Card trial?

Participants can select from one of the four following tracks:

Government Update: Biometric Passports (1:00 PM ET)

The U.S Senate has recently approved the one year delay for Visa Waiver Program countries to integrate biometric identifiers into passports. Learn the many challenges these countries have faced in producing biometric passports, and why the deadline extension was instituted.

Pulse on Biometrics: The Latest News (1:30 PM ET)

The TSA Registered Traveler Pilot Program has recently started at the St. Paul International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, and George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The UK has launched a trial for a national ID card system. Hear more about the latest biometrics news from the past month.

Technology Trends: Multimodal Biometrics (2:00 PM ET)

Using multiple biometric technologies for authentication holds the promise of greater security and the potential for mitigating common biometric errors. Learn more about the latest developments in this emerging biometric technology area.

Application Focus: Biometrics for Access Control (2:30 PM ET)

Biometrics can be used for securing access to rooms, buildings, and facilities. Find out more about the current and future developments in this growing application area.

There is no fee to participate in IBG’s teleconference series.

Visit for access details.

For more information, contact Sarah Nedwek at or 212-809-9491.


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

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