Media Partners and Supporting Organizations


Acuity Market Intelligence cuts through the clutter of information overload to provide targeted industry insight and analysis for emerging technology markets. The company's current focus is on identification solutions including biometrics and associated identity management and authentication markets. Acuity's services include industry sector tracking, opportunity sizing, strategic planning, due diligence, executive briefings, customized consulting and on-demand market research and analysis.


Air Transport News

Air Transport News is a new, but increasingly popular online source of air transport industry information. It includes air transport industry news, expert analysis, interviews with industry professionals, event announcements and book presentations. ATN makes the air transport industry news more accessible and provides a forum where industry experts, professionals and academics exchange views and engage in constructive discussions. Established in 2006, the ATN has over 6,000 subscribers, including airlines, airports, and industry suppliers. Its web site is a popular web address, which airline professionals turn to in a search for the latest airline news.

Tel: + 30 2 109510355
Fax: + 30 2 109581018

AVISIAN produces a suite of nine publications focused on the identity and security markets. Online titles including SecureIDNews, ContactlessNews, ThirdFactor and IDNoticias cover distinct technology and application verticals. The company's print magazine, Regarding ID (re:ID), is a global leader in this rapidly growing technology sector. Collectively, more than 30,000 subscribers and one million annual web visitors get their ID technology news from AVISIAN magazines and sites. Learn more about the publications and the company at

AV!S¡AN Publishing
315 E. Georgia Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32301
Tel: +1 850-391-2273
Fax: +1 850-222-4477

Biometric Technology

Biometric Technology Today is the most established source of authoritative news, analysis, features and surveys on the international biometrics market. Published ten times a year, it is committed to providing unbiased, intelligent comment as well as extensive and fully researched worldwide news coverage on all aspects of the biometrics market.


Biometrie-Online.Net is a French portal designed to encourage and support the exchange of information on biometric technologies. The aim of Biometrie-Online is to act as a platform for the promotion and understanding of biometric technologies. Biometrie-Online provide free information on biometric solutions, vendor list, news, useful links, events list and a discussion group.


Biometric Digest

The Biometric Digest newsletter reports on emerging identification technology covering fingerprint, voice, hand geometry, facial recognition, iris scan and other methods.

Tel: +1 314 428 5005
Fax: +1 314 487 5198


The Biometrics Market Intelligence eUpdate is the pre-eminent source of targeted research and analysis for the rapidly emerging biometrics market. The eUpdate provides clear and concise commentary on the impact of developments in the world of biometrics and identification solutions. The eUpdate delivers Acuity Market Intelligence's trademark brand of provocative, candid insight that cuts through the hype to expose the bottom line issues that drive and shape this emerging marketplace.


findBIOMETRICS 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.

Just 4 Airlines is a growing online media company established in Malaysia with offices in both Malaysia and the UK. It provides web-based news and travel information and event management services to the world airline industry. The company draws on its founders' expertise acquired with industry leaders such as BOAC, British Airways, IATA, and Canadian Pacific. J4A popular newsletter reaches over 100,000 aviation professionals every week and has a comprehensive aviation industry event calendar.

Tel: +60 (0)3 5510 7063
Fax: + 60 (0) 3 5510 4249


Keesing Journal of Documents & Identity – Keesing Journal of Documents & Identity offers a clear and concise overview of the latest developments in the world of security documents and identity.
Alongside the Journal, Keesing has recently published their Special Edition: Overview of Travel Documents 2003-2008. This Special Edition consists of an overview of travel documents issued from 2003 to 2008. The overview includes details of nearly 500 new document models issued by more than 100 countries.

Keesing Reference Systems B.V
Hogehilweg 17, 1101 CB Amsterdam
P.O. Box 12476, 1100 AL Amsterdam
Tel.: +31 20 7157 800
Fax: +31 20 7157 888
Planet Biometrics

Planet Biometrics. This free-to-access portal is designed to shine a light on the biometric industry, promote the industry’s expertise, give critical analysis, uncover breaking news, and, most importantly, provide educational information and advice for end users.

  • Fully researched news and information by a team of expert industry editors;
  • All information segmented into relevant technology/application/industry silos;
  • In Focus portals designed to educate and inform in highly targeted subject areas;
  • Critical interviews, market commentaries, whitepapers;
  • Events listings, a fully-featured industry directory and more…
The international team of editors at Planet Biometrics is led by Mark Lockie, for more than a decade the Editor of the respected Biometric Technology Today journal and Conference Director of the Biometrics conference in London.

Security Document World

Security Document is a web-based portal dedicated to providing timely, well-researched and free-to-access information for all those involved in purchasing, manufacturing and integrating security-document centred solutions. The site provides a strong focus on machine readable travel documents, such as passports and visas, and on other government issued security documents, such as national ID cards and drivers licenses.
Tel: +60 (0)3 5510 7063
Fax: + 60 (0) 3 5510 4249



Watermark Magazine
Watermark magazine is the only Russian magazine about security products which provides exclusive information on security printing industry in Russia and the CIS countries.
Every issue contains the latest information on production of banknotes, ID-documents, holograms and other security products, articles on document checking devices, and reviews of the market of security products worldwide, in Russia and CIS countries.
The editorial board includes the Bank of Russian, national banks of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kirghizia, Ukraine and leading companies in the industry.
The Watermark is a bi-monthly magazine in Russian with a bi-annual supplement in English.

Watermark Magazine
43–45, Staro-Petergofsky pr., liter B, office 4H,
St.Petersburg, 190020, Russia
Tel.: + 7 (812) 346-50-15
Fax + 7 (812) 325-20-99


Airports Council International (ACI) is the only global trade representative of the world's airports, some 573 members operating over 1,643 airports in 178 countries and territories. Established in 1991, ACI represents airports interests with Governments and international organisations such as ICAO, develops standards, policies and recommended practices for airports and provides information and training opportunities to raise standards around the world.

ACI World
PO Box 302
800 Rue du Square Victoria
Montreal, Quebec H4Z 1G8

Tel: +1 514 373 1200
Fax: +1 514 373 1201

Biometrics Institute

The Biometrics Institute is an independent not-for-profit membership organisation, founded in October 2001 in Australia with funding from the Australian government.



The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is its global trade organisation.
Over 60 years, IATA has developed the commercial standards that built a global industry. Today, IATA's mission is to represent, lead and serve the airline industry. Its members comprise some 230 airlines – the world's leading passenger and cargo airlines among them – representing 93 percent of scheduled international air traffic.

Montreal, Canada
Tel: +1 514 874 0202
Fax: +1 514 874 9632



International Biometric Group (IBG) is a leading research, consulting and systems integration company addressing the identity management and security needs of both government and commercial clients. 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, D.C., San Francisco, Toronto and London.

International Biometric Group, LLC
One Battery Park Plaza
New York, NY 10004, USA
Tel: +1 212-809-9491
Fax: +1 212-809-6197


International Biometric Identification Association. Founded in 1998 as a non-profit trade association in Washington, DC, the International Biometric Identification Association (IBIA) represents the manufacturers, developers, and solution providers of biometric technologies used in electronic human identity authentication - face, fingerprint, hand, iris, vascular, speech, as well as skin/dermis. IBIA impartially represents all biometric technologies in all applications. The industry's leading voice on key policy issues in North America affecting biometrics, IBIA fulfills its mission through education and advocacy.

1666 K Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20006, USA
Telephone: +1 202-587-4855
Fax: +1 202-587-4888

For more information please contact:

Mihail Peytchev
Phone: +1 514 954 8219 x.7763
Fax: +1 514 954 6408

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