International Biometric Group Releases Biometrics Market and Industry Report 2007-2012

International Biometric Group announces availability of the Biometrics Market and Industry Report 2007-2012, the most in-depth and authoritative report on global biometric market opportunities, trends, and growth drivers. The Report is required reading for investors, strategic planners, systems integrators, technology developers, and organizations looking to understand the current and future landscape of the industry. IBG…

bioMETRX, Inc. Commences Shipment on Initial Orders for the smartTOUCH(TM) Garage Door Openers

Company’s Enters Consumer Marketplace With Highly Acclaimed Finger Activated Product JERICHO, N.Y., – bioMETRX, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BMRX – News), a leading developer and supplier of finger activated solutions, announced today that it has started to fulfill orders for its smartTOUCH(TM) finger activated garage door opener. After it was featured on HGTV’s “I Want…

Cypress and UPEK Partner on Biometric Security Reference Design for Safe, Convenient Access to USB Flash Drives

New CY4665 Design Delivers Industry’s Strongest Security and True Portability for UFDs With Cypress’s USB Technology and UPEK’s Fingerprint Authentication Solution SAN JOSE, Calif. & EMERYVILLE, Calif.-Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:CY – News) and UPEK®, Inc. today introduced a reference design for USB Flash Drives (UFDs) protected by fingerprint authentication technology, delivering the industry’s strongest security…

Dartagnan delivers automated border passage solution for Indonesia

The Minister of Law & Human Rights – Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Hamid Awaluddin today officially opened a new exclusive airport service program called SAPHIRE at Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. The SAPHIRE program was developed by PT Angkasa Pura Schiphol, a fifty-fifty joint venture company of PT (Persero) Angkasa Pura II and Schiphol Group, in…

ImageWare Systems Selected by Computer Science Corp. for Border and Immigration Solutions Center of Excellence

SAN DIEGO-ImageWare® Systems, Inc. (AMEX: IW – News), a leading developer of identity management solutions, today announced that Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC – News) has selected the IWS(TM) Biometric Engine(TM) to be a part of CSC’s Border and Immigration Solutions (BIS) Center of Excellence. The IWS Biometric Engine will be among the platforms CSC…

HS3 Technologies, Inc. Announces Diverse Line of Cutting Edge Products and Custom Security Solutions

DENVER, – HS3 Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB:HSTH.OB – News) a world-wide provider of innovative security solutions is pleased to announce it has expanded its market strategies with a new diverse line of high technology cutting edge products and custom security solutions. HS3 now addresses all security needs through the combination of hard-line, soft-line and service…

The Home Office announces plan to collect foreign nationals biometric data and improve national security

New plans will strengthen immigration controls Two new plans announced this week will improve national security and tighten border controls. The Home Office is considering compelling foreign nationals in the UK to register their biometric data as part of a new strategic action plan to improve national security and strengthen immigration and border controls. The…

LendingTools.com Sees Surge in Biometric Security Deployments as Banks Move to Meet FFIEC Deadline

Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council guideline dictates multi-factor security for online financial transactions by December 31, 2006 WICHITA, Kan., -LendingTools.com, a leading application service provider (ASP) for correspondent bank processors and community financial institutions, announced today it has experienced a surge in deployments of its biometric security product that encompasses fingerprint recognition software and fingerprint…

OKI Delivers Iris Recognition Cameras to Pictet Bank in Geneva

IRISPASS®-M met the demands of high security entry access system Tokyo, Japan, – Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd. (TSE: 6703) today announced its delivery of IRISPASS®-M iris recognition cameras to Pictet & Cie Bank, a private bank in Geneva, Switzerland. Pictet chose IRISPASS-M to bring the highest level of security at the entrances of high…

PRECISE BIOMETRICS PRESENTS NEW ORGANIZATION AND NEW BUSINESS AREAS

LUND, SWEDEN-Precise Biometrics AB (publ), which develops and sells world-leading and user-friendly biometric security solutions based on fingerprints and smart cards, has decided to implement an organizational change. This will be conducted as part of a new and long-term improvement of efficiency and marketing strategy. The objective is to achieve significant savings through internal coordination,…

Cadence Incisive Formal Verifier Helps UPEK Improve Design Team Productivity

Overall Ease of Use Helps Leading-Edge Biometric Security Solutions Provider Enable Fast Time to Market for OEMs SAN JOSE, CA- Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDNS – News) today announced that UPEK, Inc., a global leader in biometric fingerprint security solutions, has chosen to implement the Cadence® Incisive® Formal Verifier into its overall design flow for…

Fujitsu to Exhibit Cutting-Edge Storage Solutions and Feature New Technology Products at CES 2007

Innovative Product Display to Showcase CES Innovation Award Honorees, the PalmSecure(TM) Sensor and the Trusted Network Gateway SUNNYVALE, Calif., – Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., one of the world’s leading suppliers of innovative computer products including hard disk drives, peripherals and biometric security solutions, today announced that it will be showcasing several of its…

Fujitsu PalmSecure(TM) Technology Receives Certification From International Biometric Group

Leading-Edge Biometric Authentication Device Evaluated in Comparative Biometric Testing Round 6 SUNNYVALE, Calif., – Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., one of the world’s leading suppliers of innovative computer products including hard disk drives, peripherals and biometric security solutions, today announced that its PalmSecure biometric authentication sensor has received Biometric Performance Certification through evaluation in…

Advanced Identification Systems 2006 is a first year success with more than 200 attendees and 20 exhibitors

2007’s event scheduled for November 28-30 in Washington, DC Washington, DC – Intertech-Pira’s inaugural Advanced Identification Systems 2006 conference took place December 6-8, 2006. The event featured 28 expert presentations, a panel discussion, and an exhibit hall, all designed to break new ground in the discussion and advancement of identification systems, solutions, products, and document/ID…

Edentify’s Recent Bankcars Partnership Generates New Revenue Opportunities

Edentify successfully deploys its IDScreen(TM) identity risk management technology to Bankcars’ 60 bank clients nationwide, opening the door for new revenue-boosting potential BETHLEHEM, Pa. and ATLANTA, Ga.,- Edentify, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EDFY – News), a leading provider of identity management solutions (http://www.edentify.us), today announced the company’s successful deployment of its IDScreen(TM) identity risk assessment…

Life-Prints Introduces a New Solution for Child Identification and Protection Software

While reports of child abductions, school shootings and natural disasters remain pervasive in today’s news, many parents are seeking tools that will help them to protect their children. A new software system, Life-Prints, is going above and beyond traditional child ID cards to create child profiles that are fully compatible with the systems used by…

International Biometric Industry Association Names Cross Match, LG Iris, and Motorola Executives to Its Board of Directors

Expanded Board Reflects Growth in Consumer, Commercial and Government Biometrics WASHINGTON-The International Biometric Industry Association (IBIA) — the biometric industry’s leading trade organization — today named three industry leaders to the association’s Board of Directors: LG Electronics, USA, Iris Technology Division CEO Charles Koo; Motorola, Biometrics Business Unit, Vice President and General Manager, Darrin Reilly;…

Indicative Software Optimizes Delivery of IT-Driven Services at Several New Customers

Government and vertical-market users in U.S. and Europe choose Indicative to manage enterprise environments end-to-end for optimal delivery of IT-driven services FORT COLLINS, Colo., – Indicative Software today announced that three U.S. companies and a regional government in Spain have chosen Indicative’s service-level management software to optimize their IT environments for smooth delivery of business-critical…

Germany Qualifies Gemalto for World’s Largest Microprocessor Card-Based Healthcare Initiative

In Germany, 80 million patient cards will be renewed over the next 5 years Amsterdam, The Netherlands,– Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), a world leader in digital security, today announces it is taking part in Germany’s first healthcare pilot program based on highly secure microprocessor cards. The Gemalto product is fully compliant with the latest specifications…

Titanium Group, Ltd. Signs Partnership Agreement with Major Security Service Provider in China

Selected by Forbes as One of the Top 100 Largest Potential Enterprises in China, Exclusive in Its Sector, VenusTech, to Promote Titanium Group’s Facial Recognition to Substantial Client Base SAN JOSE, Calif., – Titanium Group, Ltd. (OTC BB:TTNUF.OB – News), a leading biometric and security solutions provider, today announced that the company has signed a…

Capturing Biometric Data Could End the Use of Stolen Identities for Employee Verification Purposes

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.-Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of high-quality interoperable biometric identity applications and solutions, urges the addition of biometric data to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Basic Pilot Program to end illegal employment obtained through the use of stolen identities of U.S. citizens. Yesterday’s DHS raids on Swift &…

Digimarc Launches New Service to Improve States’ Ability to Identify Driver License Fraud

Digimarc Anti-Fraud Service supports goal of ensuring “One Driver, One License” by quickly finding potential duplicate licenses issued to the same individual BEAVERTON, Ore.-Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ: DMRC – News) today announced its Digimarc Anti-Fraud Service, a new offering that helps State driver license issuing authorities identify and root out multiple license fraud by comparing all…

bioMETRX, Inc. Acquires Patent on Medical Biometrics System

smartTOUCH Records System(TM) will Biometrically Secure Electronic Medical Records JERICHO, N.Y., – bioMETRX Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: BMRX – News) a leading developer and supplier of biometric solutions, today announced that it has acquired the patent that encompasses biometric security and retrieval of electronic medical records. The original system designed around the patent was engineered…

3M to use Cogent’s Technology for the Nigerian Seafarers’ Identity Document Program

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif.-Cogent Systems (Nasdaq: COGT – News) today announced its biometric fingerprint technology is integrated by 3M Corporation (NYSE: MMM – News) for the first operational implementation of the Seafarers’ Identity Document (SID) program worldwide by a ratified country of the International Labour Organization (ILO) agreement, taking place in Nigeria. In November, Cogent’s SID…

German Casinos Secure with Cross Match Technologies Facial Recognition Solution

BOCHUM AND JENA, GERMANY & PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLA., – Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of high-quality interoperable biometric identity applications and solutions, today announced that Casino Esplanade, Spielbank Hamburg’s new casino in Hamburg, Germany, has deployed Cross Match’s FaceSnap/FaceCheck facial recognition system to ensure the safety and control of casino visitors.…

Bharosa Introduces VoicePad to Protect Internet and Phone Transactions Against Fraud

Next Generation Voice Authentication Solution Reduces Risk and Operating Costs Through Automated, Out-of-Band Authentication SANTA CLARA, CA- Bharosa, a global provider of proactive, real-time fraud detection and multifactor authentication solutions, today announced the release of VoicePad, which will expand Bharosa’s robust security offering to include voice authentication solutions that provide advanced protection for Internet and…

AuthenTec Named High Growth Company of the Year by ITFlorida

– Biometrics Leader Recognized for Its Rapid Market Growth – MELBOURNE, Fla.-AuthenTec, the world leader in biometric fingerprint sensor security, innovation and sales, has been named the High Growth Company of the Year by ITFlorida. This prestigious award recognizes the company that has successfully seized the opportunity to capture a greater share of its product…

BIO-key(R) Awarded $300,000 Contract for FireRMS(TM) Software by Erie County, New York

Buffalo Deploying FireRMS Mobile to Deliver Advanced EMS Reporting and Field Inspection Capabilities WALL, N.J., – BIO-key International Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI – News), a leader in wireless public safety solutions and finger based biometric identification, today announced that Erie County, New York will implement FireRMS Enterprise Edition(TM) from BIO-key. Erie County will install…

PRECISE BIOMETRICS’ NEW ISSUE OF SHARES OVERSUBSCRIBED

LUND, SWEDEN-Precise Biometrics AB (publ), which develops and sells world-leading and user-friendly biometric security solutions based on fingerprints and smart cards, has issued new shares with preferential rights for shareholders in the Company. The new issue of shares was oversubscribed, which means that the Company will realize a total, prior to the deduction of issue…

Pay By Touch Acquires S&H Solutions and its Advanced Promotion Engine to Bring Personalized Marketing Applications to its Popular Biometric Payment Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – In keeping with its corporate strategy to acquire companies that complement its portfolio and provide future growth opportunities, Pay By Touch today announced that it has acquired S&H Solutions (S&H) and its parent company S&H greenpoints. The purchase price was in excess of $100 million in cash and stock. S&H Solutions…

ImageWare Systems Wins $1.2 Million Federal Government Contract to Develop Multi-Biometric Identity Management Solution

SAN DIEGO-ImageWare® Systems, Inc. (AMEX:IW – News), a leading developer of identity management solutions, today announced the company has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $1.2 million from an undisclosed Federal Government agency to develop a multi-biometric identity management prototype solution. ImageWare will develop a software solution for mobile biometric identity management supporting prototype…

Biometrics Could Help Combat Cheating On Exams

While debate continues over whether digital technology is contributing to an increase in cheating, it points out that technology is providing new means for cheating and challenges for those trying to stop it

INPUT Predicts Automated Fingerprint Identification System Market to Reach $160m

Steady stream of opportunities expected through 2010 RESTON, Va., – The automated fingerprint identification system (AFIS) marketplace is expected to reach $160 million annually by 2010, according to a report released today by INPUT, the authority on government business. With a steady stream of opportunities emerging over the next four years, INPUT expects the state…

ImageWare Systems Enhances Multi-Biometric Identification System for Mexico Government

SAN DIEGO-ImageWare® Systems, Inc. (AMEX:IW – News), a leading developer of identity management solutions, today announced it has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $288,000 to enhance the multi-biometric identification system the company initially developed in 2004 for the Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores (SRE), the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The system is known…

Integrated Biometric Technology, an L-1 Identity Solutions Company, Intends to Create New Employment Opportunities Nationwide for U.S. War Veterans

STAMFORD, Conn., – L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:ID) today announced that Integrated Biometric Technology LLC (IBT), an L-1 Identity Solutions company, and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service (VR&E), intend to enter into a memorandum of understanding to provide more new employment opportunities for service-connected disabled veterans. As a…

Diebold Selects SecuGen’s Hamster(TM) III Fingerprint Reader for identiCenter(TM) Biometric Identity Fraud Prevention Solution

Account holders’ identities verified by their fingerprints during branch-based financial transactions SANTA CLARA, Calif., – SecuGen is pleased to announce that Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD – News) has selected SecuGen’s Hamster III USB fingerprint reader for use in its identiCenter(TM) biometric identity fraud prevention solution. Diebold identiCenter is an integrated system for identity verification and…

Identity Management & Biometrics Expert Bill Willis of ImageWare Systems to Speak at Advanced Identification Systems 2006 Conference

SAN DIEGO-ImageWare Systems, Inc. (AMEX:IW – News), a leading developer of identity management solutions, today announced its Executive Vice President, Bill Willis, will be speaking at the Advanced Identification Systems 2006 conference being held December 6 – 8 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Crystal City, Virginia. As a recognized biometrics and identity management expert, Mr.…

identiMetrics’ Finger Scanning ID Platform Selected By Focal Tech’s School Lunch Software System, LunchTime®

MALVERN, PA – identiMetrics, a recognized leader in the development and marketing of biometric finger scanning identification solutions, has been selected by Focal Tech to incorporate their proprietary software, identiFi™, into Focal Tech’s School Lunch Software System, LunchTime®. Focal Tech, Inc., School Lunch Software experts, headquartered in State College, PA, has been a leading provider…

Agreement signed with SoftBank to market Secure Design’s Mobile Fingerprint Authentication Devices across Japan

Secure Design, the Japanese developer of biometrics fingerprint authentication technology, and SoftBank BB Corporation (“SoftBank”), the largest software distributor in Japan, have signed a marketing and distribution agreement for SoftBank to sell Secure Design’s ITube products, the USB mobile fingerprint authentication device with built-in flash memory. This agreement will enable Secure Design to sell its…

Federal Contracts Specialist Joins Thriving Consulting Powerhouse

Technology and Defense Veteran Don Rosacker Named Executive VP and COO at GAGE WASHINGTON,- GAGE Business Consulting and Government Affairs today announced the addition of Don Rosacker as the firm’s Executive Vice President and COO. Rosacker will spearhead the firm’s efforts to secure government contracts and partnerships with major corporations, and work to build alliances…

ManTech Establishes Department of Homeland Security Mentor-Protege Agreement with Infinite Group, Inc.

FAIRFAX, Va.-ManTech International Corporation® (Nasdaq:MANT – News), a leading provider of innovative technologies and solutions focused on mission-critical national security programs for the Intelligence Community; the Departments of Defense, State, Homeland Security, and Justice; the Space Community; and other U.S. federal government customers, announced it will sponsor Infinite Group, Inc. (OTCBB:IMCI – News), a government-designated…

Commerce Bank Turns to LendingTools.com for Internet-based Correspondent Financial Services Portal

— New Services to Be Extended to Hundreds of Community Banks — WICHITA, Kan., – LendingTools.com, a leading application service provider (ASP) for correspondent bank processors and community financial institutions, announced today that Commerce Bank has licensed LendingTools.com’s ExtraNet FP-S service which is used to manage account balances, invest in fed funds, originate and receive…

Norway awards Motorola biometric passports and visa contract

Company delivers “multi-mode” identity management solution combining fingerprints, 2D face and signature capture Basingstoke, UK –Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced a contract with Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (UD) and the National Police Computing and Material Service (PDMT) to provide for the collection and verification of biometric data for Norwegian passports, visas and other…

M2SYS Fingerprint Technology to be Integrated Into Kodak Global Practice Management Software

Fingerprint Solution will Safeguard Patient Data, Support HIPAA Regulations, and Improve Employee Productivity ATLANTA, – M2SYS Technology announced today it has formed a relationship with Kodak’s Dental Systems Group to integrate M2SYS’ patent-pending fingerprint software into the KODAK ORTHOTRAC Practice Management Software. As a result, Kodak’s customers will be able to secure sensitive patient information…

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