Bush Administration Seeks Reforms for Visa Waiver Program

Key elements of a Bush administration legislative initiative to reform the Visa Waiver Program were outlined in a fact sheet issued by the Department of Homeland Security November 30. The changes are intended to strengthen security measures with the goal of encouraging additional international allies to join the program, according to a November 28 statement…

NCR to Offer DigitalPersona’s Biometric Technology with Point-of-Sale Solutions

NCR Using DigitalPersona Solution to Offer Fingerprint Authentication for its Retail Industry Customers REDWOOD CITY, Calif., DigitalPersona, Inc., the leading provider of fingerprint authentication solutions for enterprise networks and commercial applications, today announced that global technology leader NCR Corporation offers DigitalPersona’s biometric fingerprint technology as an integrated component of selected NCR retail point-of-sale (POS) solutions.…

smartTOUCH Medical, Inc. Introduces smartSTIK-MD(TM) Finger Activated Portable Electronic Medical Record

Innovative product will allow Patients to secure, carry and share their confidential medical records with a touch of a finger. JERICHO, N.Y., – smartTOUCH Medical, Inc., a subsidiary of bioMETRX, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: BMRX – News) today announced that it is near completion of a revolutionary portable medical records device called smartSTIK-MD(TM). smartSTIK-MD(TM) is…

CU Hawaii Federal Credit Union Chooses Diebold’s RemoteTeller(TM) System

Process Allows Branch to Operate Efficiently With Only Three Tellers NORTH CANTON, Ohio, – CU Hawaii Federal Credit Union’s new Keaau branch features Diebold’s RemoteTeller(TM) System (RTS®), which will allow the branch to serve four lobby teller stations, four drive-through lanes and six RTS stations – a total of 14 stations — with only three…

ID Travel AG publishes new company strategy

The Swiss ID Travel AG reacts to growing market expectations and presents itself as an independent enterprise in the biometric and security market Oberwil, Switzerland,- This year 1.6 Billion US$ have been spent on biometrics. The market expectations calculate with an increase of 40% and the analysts of the international biometric group are expecting a…

Vein Pattern Recognition – Biometrics Underneath the Skin

The prominence and acceptance of biometric technologies such as fingerprinting, facial recognition, hand geometry, and iris recognition may leave little demand for other modalities. However, the emerging vein-pattern recognition technology, with its own unique features and advantages, has maintained its position against the others.

AuthenTec President to Present Growth Strategy and Latest Fingerprint Biometrics Trends at Lehman Brothers Conference

SAN FRANCISCO & MELBOURNE, Fla.-AuthenTec, the world leader in fingerprint sensor security, innovation and sales, will provide an overview of the company and the latest trends in fingerprint biometrics December 4 at the Lehman Brothers 2006 Global Technology Conference. The conference takes place at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, California. At the conference, AuthenTec…

CryptoMetrics Secures $12 Million in Private International Financing to Support Business Growth and R&D in Biometric Technology

TUCKAHOE, N.Y.-CryptoMetrics, a leading global provider of facial recognition and fingerprint biometric solutions to the government and commercial markets, today announced that it has raised $12 million in funding through convertible financing as the result of a second capital infusion into the biometrics solutions company from a prominent international investor. This funding, the latest in…

bioMETRX, Inc., Receives Orders for Its smartSTAT(TM) Finger Activated Programmable Thermostat

Company Challenges Consumers and Small Businesses to Save Money and Energy JERICHO, N.Y.,— bioMETRX Inc., announced that its second finger activated consumer/small business product will be available at retailers and distributors by Memorial Day 2007, in time for the summer season. The smartSTAT(TM) Thermostat uses finger activated technology to prevent unauthorized access to temperature settings.…

BIO-key(R) Chairman Establishes 10b5-1 Purchasing Trading Plan

WALL, N.J., – BIO-key International Inc. , a leader in wireless public safety solutions and finger based biometric identification, announced today that Thomas J. Colatosti, Chairman of BIO-key’s Board of Directors, has established a pre- arranged stock purchase plan to enable open market purchases of BIO-key’s common stock. This plan is intended to comply with…

HP Drives Customer Agility Up, Costs Down with Latest Identity Management Software

LAS VEGAS – HP today announced enhancements to its identity and access management software suite to help customers increase agility, reduce risk and cut costs in the area of security and compliance management. Introduced at the Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit, the new integration initiatives and improved features of the HP Identity and Access…

WinMagic’s SecureDoc(TM) Full-Disk Encryption Fully Supports Microsoft Windows Vista

WinMagic Now Uniquely Positioned to Support All Editions of Windows Vista: SecureDoc’s Clean and Comprehensive Design Permitted WinMagic to Support Vista in Less Than One Week MISSISSAUGA, Ontario-WinMagic® Inc., the innovative leader in full-disk encryption, today announced that its SecureDoc v.4.2 SR4 full-disk encryption software now fully supports Microsoft (Nasdaq:MSFT – News) Windows Vista. Immediately…

Registered Traveler Looks to LG Iris Technology Division in Building out Program Data Repository and Back-End Capability

Cranbury, NJ – The Transportation Security Clearinghouse (TSC), provider of enhanced biometric networks, back-end technical and vetting services in support of the TSA endorsed Registered Traveler Program in the United States, has announced its selection of iris recognition products and services furnished by LG Electronics USA’s Iris Technology Division for its Central Identity Management System…

Liska Biometry’s Al-Cor ID Solutions Unit Wins Phoenix Valley Metro RPTA Contract for Employee ID and Fare Cards

DOVER, NH- Liska Biometry (OTC BB:LSKA.OB – News), a leading provider of biometric identification solutions, today announced that its Al-Cor ID Solutions subsidiary won a contract to produce employee ID cards for Valley Metro and discount ID cards for Valley Metro disabled, youth and seniors bus passengers. The contract calls for Phoenix-based Al-Cor to provide…

Sequiam Biometrics Receives $2,250,000 Biometric Equipment Order for Immediate Delivery from CyberKey Solutions

ORLANDO, Fla.-Sequiam Corporation (OTCBB:SQUM – News), a leading provider of innovative consumer lifestyle biometric technology and services receives substantial second order of its biometric OEM technology from CyberKey Solutions. CyberKey Solutions placed a $2,250,000 order for Sequiam fingerprint identification OEM technology in accordance with the terms of a manufacturing and distribution agreement signed earlier this…

Microsoft Windows Vista Enables Strong Enterprise Security with Gemalto Secure Personal Devices

Amsterdam, Netherlands – To strengthen digital security and help enterprises against continuing threats to corporate data, Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), a world leader in digital security, and Microsoft today announced that Windows Vista™ will support Gemalto .NET devices right out of the box. Enterprises can now easily and cost effectively replace weak user name and…

Cross Match Technologies Names Walter Raquet Chairman of the Board

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.-Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of high-quality interoperable biometric identity applications and solutions, is pleased to announce that long-time board member, Walter F. Raquet, has been elected non-executive chairman of the board. Currently the CEO of WR Capital Management, Mr. Raquet has played an active role on Cross Match’s…

smartTOUCH Medical, Inc. and S & S MedCart, Inc. to Debut The smartCART(TM) Partner Plus II(TM) Finger Activated Rolling Medicine Cart at the 41st ASHP Clinical Meeting and Tradeshow

Global leader in hospital medicine carts to unveil innovative rolling medical dispensing cart that provides secure access to medication, syringes and other controlled or regulated medical items, with the touch of a finger JERICHO, N.Y., – smartTOUCH Medical, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of bioMETRX, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BMRX – News) a leader in…

ASG Announces Partnership with Authentec, Bioscrypt, and Precise Biometrics and New Fingerprint Biometric Security Products:BioCert PCLokR and Portable Data

Freeland, WA – Artemis Solutions Group (ASG) announced today a multi-company partnership between ASG’s BioCert® division, Dmailer, Comodo Security Group, Authentec®, Bioscrypt (BYT.TO) and Precise Biometrics™ (PREC.ST) for the introduction of its latest fingerprint biometric security products, the BioCert® PCLokR™ Security Bundle and the upgraded BioCert® DataLokR™ Security Bundle targeting the needs of the consumer…

Harris County Sheriffs Department Utilizes Motorola’s Mobile Identification System to Help Solve Murder Case

ANAHEIM, Calif.,- Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT – News) announced today that its latest Motorola Printrak Biometric Identification Solution (BIS) equipped with Motorola Mobile Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) assisted Harris County Sheriffs Office (HCSO) in the capture of a wanted murder suspect. According to Pete Schroedter, AFIS manager, officers went to a home to serve…

Clear® Officially Approved by TSA as Registered Traveler Service Provider

NEW YORK – Clear® Registered Traveler announced today that on Friday it received formal notice from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) that is has been approved as a Registered Traveler Service Provider for the RT program national roll-out. The notice to Verified Identity Pass, Clear’s parent company, stated that, “TSA has completed its initial viability…

Highest Ranking Agency within U.S. Executive Branch Selects Gemalto to Provide Secure Access Solution

Amsterdam, Netherlands and Arlington, VA, – Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO), a world leader in digital security, today announces that the highest ranking agency within the U.S. Executive Branch of Government has chosen Gemalto to provide card management services, including two-factor authentication technology, in compliance with the Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12). “As a…

OKI Introduces Japan’s First Iris Recognition for Camera-equipped Mobile Phones and PDAs

– Enables user-recognition for mobile terminals using general optical cameras – Tokyo, Japan, – Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd. (TSE: 6703) today announced it has succeeded in developing Iris Recognition Technology for Mobile Terminals. This technology is based on OKI’s original iris recognition algorithm using standard optical cameras that are equipped in mobile terminals. OKI…

Cognitec announces opening of Hong Kong subsidiary

Dresden / Hong Kong, – Cognitec Systems, the leading provider of face recognition technology and systems, today announced the start of operation for Cognitec Systems Limited. Based in Hong Kong, the new Cognitec subsidiary will cover all business in the South-East Asia region. Cognitec already has end-customers as well as business partners in Hong Kong,…

Understanding in technologies and applications of biometrics: training courses on biometrics in Germany and Europe

Biometric & ID Consulting, Steinbeis Transfer Centre for Biometrics and Identification Solutions and IDMC Biometrics Academy together offer training courses in Germany on how to use Identification technologies London, Munich, Electronic passports, biometric visas, payments via fingerprints – almost every day – we hear this kind of news through our news agencies. As a result…

Liska Biometry Posts $3.2 Million in Revenue for the Third Quarter

DOVER, NH – Liska Biometry (OTC BB:LSKA.OB – News), a leading provider of biometric identification solutions, announced $3.2 million sales in the third quarter ending September 30, 2006. Citing strong market acceptance and focused subsidiary sales activity, Christopher LeClerc, President and CFO of Liska, said, “We followed our strong Q2 performance with even greater success…

Harris Corporation Awarded $42 Million Follow-on Contract by Department of State for Consular Affairs Support

FALLS CHURCH, Va., – Harris Corporation (Nachrichten) today announced that it has been awarded a 12-month, $42 million follow-on contract by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, to provide technical support services to more than 230 U.S. embassies and consulates around the world. More than 250 program personnel will continue to provide…

Thriftway Supermarket Completes Milestone Upgrade to Pay By Touch System With IBM ACE Integration

IBM and Pay By Touch Team to Deliver Secure, Convenient and Cost-Effective Payment Service for Supermarket Retailers RALEIGH, NC- IBM (NYSE:IBM – News) today announced that Thriftway Supermarket in Seattle, Washington is the first retailer to install a new point-of-sale application that provides a turnkey solution for Pay By Touch(TM), a popular biometric payment service…

Experience How Your Typing Rhythm Can Protect You

BioPassword Brings to Life the Science of Keystroke Dynamics and Demonstrates Its Unique Multi-Factor Authentication Solution SEATTLE, WA- BioPassword, Inc., the only software company providing secure authentication and anti-fraud solutions based on the behavioral biometric of keystroke dynamics, today announced that individuals can now quickly learn the science behind keystroke dynamics, attempt to impersonate a…

ImageWare Systems Announces Third Quarter 2006 Results

Third Quarter Core Segments Revenue up 18% Compared to Last Year’s Quarter SAN DIEGO-ImageWare® Systems, Inc. (AMEX: IW), a leading developer and provider of identity management solutions, today reported financial results for the quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30, 2006. “We generated increased revenue in our core market segments of Identification and Law Enforcement…

BIO-key(R) International Receives MINEX Certification

Positioning Company to Pursue Significant U.S. Government Initiatives including the Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Program WALL, N.J., – BIO-key International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BKYI – News), a leader in finger-based biometric identification and wireless public safety, today announced that its patented fingerprint matching algorithm has received Minutiae Interoperability Exchange (MINEX) Certification from the National…

AuthenTec Fingerprint Sensor Replaces Keys in New Biometric Door Lock for Homes, Condominiums and Apartments

– Innovative Biometric Deadbolt Door Lock Available via Mass Retail Outlets – MELBOURNE, Fla.-Just in time for the holidays, relief is on the way for the millions of homeowners who lock themselves out of their homes, condominiums or apartments each year. The BioLock/SmartScan, developed by the combined engineering expertise of Sequiam Biometrics and Kwikset, has…

ImageWare Systems Receives Contract from GE Security for Approximately $275,000

SAN DIEGO-ImageWare Systems, Inc. (AMEX:IW – News), a leading developer of identity management solutions, today announced it has received an order valued at approximately $275,000 from GE Security, a leading supplier of security and life safety technologies. This initial contract, awarded for an undisclosed project, will leverage ImageWare’s identity management suite including its IWS Biometric…

SAS TO INSTALL PRECISE BIOMETRICS’ BIOMETRIC SYSTEM AT ALL SWEDISH AIRPORTS

Precise Biometrics AB (publ.), which develops and sells world-leading and user-friendly biometric security solutions based on fingerprints and smart cards, has received a very positive recommendation by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS). SAS was very pleased with the results of the assessment and production tests of Precise Biometrics’ biometric solution for secured baggage checks at the Kallax…

Cybermetric Systems Adds Mutual Authentication and IP Blacklisting to its Multifactor Authentication Solution

Berkeley, CA – Cybermetric Systems™ today announced the general availability of Cybermetric Authentication™ 1.3, which adds mutual authentication and IP blacklisting to its array of features. “With this release, even small and independent financial institutions can afford the range of security options previously enjoyed only by the largest banking chains,” says company president Chris Doner.…

3M Wins Contract from Austrian Ministry of the Interior to Supply ePassport Verification System

– Systems Allow Citizens to Review Stored Electronic Passport Data – OTTAWA, Canada & ST. PAUL, Minn. – 3M ePassport Verification Systems have been chosen and installed at passport issuance locations throughout Austria. The 3M ePassport Verification System gives Austrian passport holders a means to personally check the electronic data stored on the new high-security…

DigitalPersona Launches noHold InstantSupport for its Pro Product Line

REDWOOD CITY, CA — noHold, developer of the most sophisticated virtual agent technology, today announced that DigitalPersona, a leading provider of biometric authentication solutions for enterprise networks and commercial applications, has implemented InstantSupport™ for its DigitalPersona Pro product line. InstantSupport works like live chat, but instead of interacting with a person, end users chat with…

Cogneto Partners to Launch First Facial Recognition System for Online Banking

Deal with Cognitec Systems Offers New Way to Combat Identity Fraud by Coupling Facial Recognition Software With Risk-Adaptive Cognitive Authentication LAS VEGAS-Cogneto, the pioneer of cognitive authentication, today announced a pre-licensing agreement with Cognitec Systems, the leading developer of facial recognition software, to integrate facial biometrics into UNOMI, Cogneto’s consensus-based risk adaptive authentication solution. By…

L-1 Identity Solutions to Acquire Canadian Identification Solutions Company ComnetiX

Strengthens Fingerprint Biometric Technologies and Services in North America; Add Greater Presence in Law Enforcement Across the U.S. and Canada STAMFORD, CT. and ON, – L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: ID – News) and ComnetiX(TM), Inc. (TSX: CXI – News), today entered into a definitive agreement for L-1 to acquire all of the outstanding shares…

Titanium Group Receives a Purchase Order of Several Thousand Units for Its New 3.5 Version of ProAccess FaceOK

Company’s Latest Version is More Accurate and Faster SAN JOSE, Calif., – Titanium Group, Ltd. (OTC BB:TTNUF.OB – News), a leading biometric and security solutions provider, today announced the launch of the upgraded ProAccess FaceOK 3.5 version, a logical access control product that enables facial logons to computer systems. This newly launched FaceOK 3.5 is…

Pay By Touch Strengthens Payment Solutions Division and Grows Merchant Portfolio

Biometric Pioneer Acquires Majority of Paynet Merchant Portfolio To Expand Popular Merchant Services Offering SAN FRANCISCO, – Pay By Touch(TM), the leading provider of biometric authentication, personalized rewards and payment solutions, today announced that it has closed an asset purchase agreement to acquire nearly 1,000 merchant accounts from the merchant portfolio held by Camelot Systems,…

Fujitsu and Suncoast Solutions Team to Deliver Biometric Authentication and Password Management Solution for Healthcare Environments

New Biometric Authentication System Will Feature the Fujitsu Award Winning PalmSecure(TM) Sensor and Suncoast Solutions’ Software System 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, and Suncoast Solutions, a market leader in Hospice, Palliative Care,…

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