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European Association for Biometrics

The EAB is a non-profit organization seeking to advance the proper and beneficial use of biometrics in Europe, taking into account the interests of European citizens, industries, academia and governments.

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) is the primary European multi stakeholder platform for biometrics.

The EAB targets its activities at the following areas of interest:

  • Communication and community building
  • Training and education
  • Research and programme development

The EAB engages stakeholders from all European countries including the European Commission and the European Parliament, by establishing a pan European network of national contacts points and platforms and by providing a program that appeals to common needs.

The EAB is committed to contribute to the development of technologies and services that ensure safety, security, interoperability and the protection of human rights, including the right to privacy.

BIOM€TRICS in Banking and Payments 2015

Also in 2015 we continue our successful events series on Biometrics in Banking. These events are designed to provide executives in the payments area with inspiration to improve their processes and business.

Featured speakers will include:

  • Dimitrijs Abalenkovs (Deutsche Bank)
  • Serap Baloğu (Ölcsan)
  • Tamara van den Ban (ING Bank)
  • Thomas Bengs (Fujitsu)
  • Christoph Busch (Fraunhofer IGD)
  • Ingo Deutschmann (Behaviosec)
  • Waldemar Grudzien (German Association for Banks)
  • John Hinman (CrossMatch)
  • Mark van der Horst (Everett)
  • Juergen Kuschewski (Wacom)
  • Hemant Mardia (Idex ASA)
  • Beril Oktem (Vodafone)
  • Matthias Terlau (Osborne Clarke)
  • Ruth Wandhöfer (CitiBank)

Participants will be able to familiarize with biometric applications that can support their organizations by learning how biometrics can support in optimizing key aspects of the banking and payment processes at the following locations:

There will be some stage demos and a Mini Expo, where more in-depth information on client solutions and technologies will be provided.

The programmes for the three seminars are largely the same, but may differ in some details. Check the events section per location for the latest details.

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[illustration] EAB Biometrics in Banking and Payment 2015
[Illustration] EAB Idiap CITeR Agreement

European Association for Biometrics (EAB) establishes new pan European research collaboration

On 8 November 2014 the EAB management board has approved the plan to establish the European Cooperative Identification Technology Research Consortium (EAB-CITeR). The intention of this plan is to elevate on a European level the initiative of the Idiap Research Institute to create a European cooperative research consortium, which is driven and managed by the Swiss Center for Biometrics Research and Testing.

Please read our press release and find more information on the EAB-CITeR.

The inauguration of the EAB-CITeR is scheduled to take place during the EAB Symposium in London on 25 February 2015.

Winners of the European Biometrics Research and Industry Award 2014 announced

On 10 September 2014 the jury of the 8th European Biometrics Research and Industry Award has selected the three laureates of the 2014 edition of this prestigious competition. In front of the international jury the following results are announced:

All three finalists have been awarded with a complementary one year EAB membership. In addition, the winner of the European Biometric Research Award 2014 as well as the winner of the European Biometric Industry Award 2014 received a commemorative certificate and a 2.000,00 € prize each. The winners were selected by all attending Jury members and EAB industry members. The awards are kindly sponsored by Morpho (Safran Group).

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[Photo]Winners of the Awards 2014 together with the jury: Front (left to right): Štěpán Mráček, Marcos Martinez Diaz, Laurent El Shafey - Back (left to right): Jim Wayman, Christoph Busch, Raymond Veldhuis, Alexander Nouak, Günther Schumacher, Jean-Christophe Fondeur, Patrizio Campisi
Winners of the Awards 2014 together with the jury: Front (left to right): Štěpán Mráček, Marcos Martinez Diaz, Laurent El Shafey - Back (left to right): Jim Wayman, Christoph Busch, Raymond Veldhuis, Alexander Nouak, Günther Schumacher, Jean-Christophe Fondeur, Patrizio Campisi

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