FST Biometrics CTO to Lead Israeli Delegation at The International Meeting of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37, Biometrics Committee

Leading Israeli biometrics expert and FST Biometrics CTO, Shahar Belkin, featured speaker at ISO Meeting and Biometrics Israel 2018 Conference & Exhibition

HOLON, Israel (January 15, 2018) FST Biometrics, a leading biometric identification solutions provider, today announced its CTO, Shahar Belkin, will lead the Israeli delegation at The International Meeting of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37, Biometrics Committee in January. The event, which will gather the world’s leading experts in biometrics will feature Belkin leading key discussions at the meeting, scheduled to be held in Israel for the first time.

“Israeli companies have become leaders in the fields of biometrics and identification, as the global demand for secure biometric technologies has risen,” said Shahar Belkin. “FST is proud to be one of the companies leading the conversation on technological advancements in these fields, as well as taking an active role is developing global standards for biometrics together with other leading experts in ISO.”

Members of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), an independent, non-governmental international organization with a membership of 162 national standards bodies, will meet from January 14-23, to discuss “the standardization of generic biometric technologies pertaining to human beings to support interoperability and data interchange among applications and systems.”

Biometrics Israel 2018, a one-day conference and exhibition, will take place during the ISO meeting at the Dan Panorama in Tel Aviv, January 16, 2018. The event will focus on digital identity management, data protection and border control, financial transactions, mobile identification, behavioral recognition, attack detection, as well as research and innovation in biometrics.

Mr. Belkin will also feature as a speaker at the Biometrics Israel 2018 conference, on a panel entitled, “Expanding Biometrics Using Multimodality,” moderated by Dr. Nava A. Shaked of the Holon Institute of Technology.