New York, NY (PRWEB) January 12, 2009
International Biometric Group (IBG) is pleased to announce its upcoming webcast: 2008: The Year in Biometrics.
This webcast will outline the top news, deployments and technological advances of 2008 in biometrics. With a year steeped in financial crisis, the biometric industry continues to grow, especially in the consumer markets. This year also brought a wider and more diversified acceptance of biometrics into the public sector.
IBG Consultant Diane Adcock will spend 30 minutes discussing the news stories that made 2008 a notable year including:
- Pay by Touch declares bankruptcy
- CLEAR registered traveler program makes steady progress
- VIS/BMS initiatives develop in the EU
- The UK launches its national ID card
- Lockheed Martin is awarded FBI's Next Generation Identification contract
- New mobile biometric devices emerge to compete with the HIIDE
- L-1's acquisition of Digimarc
- Publicly traded biometrics companies' stock value declines
Event Title: 2008: The Year in Biometrics
Event Date: January 15th, 2009 at 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Web activation: http://www.biometricgroup.com/webcon
To access this webcast as a downloadable podcast, search for 'IBG' in the iTunes store. Our podcast feed is titled 'IBG's monthly webcast series.' Subscribe to this feed and download each new episode monthly. Each episode will be available at time of the live event. For questions, please email bbarry @ biometricgroup.com
About International Biometric Group (IBG)
International Biometric Group (IBG) is a leading research, consulting and systems integration firm addressing the identity management and security needs of both government and commercial clients. As a vendor-independent firm, IBG designs, engineers and supports solutions across multiple platforms in complex, mission-critical environments. IBG is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Washington, DC, San Francisco; and London. Learn more at http://www.biometricgroup.com.
bbarry @ biometricgroup.com