The International Biometrics & Identification Association (IBIA) promotes using technology effectively and appropriately to determine personal identity and enhance the security, privacy, productivity, and convenience for individuals, organizations, and governments worldwide. With biometrics and other identification technologies as the core focus, the IBIA provides a forum for discussion, education, advocacy, and public policy.
For more information, please go to www.ibia.org.
The BioAPI Consortium is a group of over 120 organizations that have a common interest in promoting the growth of the biometrics market through standardization. The Consortium has developed a specification for a standardized Application Programming Interface (API) that is compatible with a wide range of biometric applications programs and a broad spectrum of biometrics technologies. The BioAPI Specification was approved as an ANSI standard in 2002 and an ISO standard in 2006. The organization now focuses on promoting its adoption and disseminating information and resources. For more information, go to www.bioapi.org.
findBIOMETRICS.com is the leading Biometrics Industry Resource providing free information on all biometric identification and identity verification systems and solutions. findBIOMETRICS has the latest daily news from the global biometric business community, as well as comprehensive vendor lists, informative articles, interviews with industry leaders, useful links to Biometric associations and a current list of related industry events and conferences. For more information, go to: http://www.findbiometrics.com/.
The Biometrics Institute is an independent not-for-profit organisation based in Australia providing THE meeting place for any organisation interested in biometrics. It has over 110 membership organisations from Australia, New Zealand and beyond including Australian Customs Service, Department of Immigration and Citizenship, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and New Zealand Customs to name a few. The mission of the Biometrics Institute is to be a forum for biometric users and other interested parties and to facilitate the responsible use of biometrics.
For more information visit www.biometricsinstitute.org.
Northstar has been providing recruiting services for technology companies since 1990 and has focused on Identity Management, Biometrics and Integrated Security since 2000. The company's goal is to assist clients in attracting quality candidates with outstanding records and, by blending proven recruiting methods and adhering to the highest levels of ethical professionalism, Northstar strives to function not just as a vendor, but also as an industry resource for clients. For more information: www.northstarcorp.com.
The RFIDba is a vendor neutral trade association which serves the education and business interests of RFID end-users around the world. Through partnerships with academia and industry, we produce university-level education programs tailored to specific vertical markets. We also foster programs to educate government officials on RFID, sensor and wireless technologies for the formation of public policies on privacy, security, workforce training, certification and international trade. For more information go to: www.rfidba.org