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Year in Review

Biometrics Matter More than Ever Before: 12th Annual FindBiometrics Year in Review

FindBiometrics, Identity Managment, Biometric Technology

For the past 12 years, the FindBiometrics Team has been proud to give our readers a look back on the past twelve months in biometrics and identity technology, collecting opinions from the most important figures in the industry.This year, more than ever before, biometrics have gained mainstream attention and received real deployments that affect more than just those of us who live and breathe the industry. If 2013 was the year that biometrics first became a mainstream technology, then 2014 was the year we started to see exactly what that means for the world at large. As such, for the first …

Biometrics Makes Headlines – The findBIOMETRICS 2013 Year in Review

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January 15, 2014 – by Peter O’Neill  This is our 11th Anniversary Year in Review. Thanks to all on our expert panel. This is the largest yearly global snapshot of our industry.What a year for the Biometrics and Identification Industry!   The past year in biometrics was explosive. Biometrics has become real. From the rapid growth of the FIDO Alliance to the Consumer Electronics Show that hailed in 2014, biometrics are being talked about everywhere! Industry verticals like Border Control, Financial, Healthcare, Law Enforcement, National ID, etc. are all moving aggressively ahead into 2014. Our industry made headlines in 2013 and …

findBIOMETRICS Year in Review 2012

This is our 10th Anniversary Year in Review and the response this year was our largest ever with 68 companies/industry experts responding to our questionnaire!

yir2k12Thanks to all on our expert panel. This is the largest yearly global snapshot of our industry and over the past 10 years we have seen so many changes. The industry is entering into a serious growth phase right now. So many companies are reporting new markets, new verticals, new and innovative product lines, new partnerships and new deployments…several in the hundreds of millions of enrollees. There is a clear indication that GROWTH is where we are heading over the next 5 years. I can’t wait to see what the Identity and Biometrics world will look like then.

We received responses from Canada, Spain, Russia, China, Ireland, Brazil, Hong Kong, Sweden, Germany, UK, Israel, France, Korea, The Netherlands, Taiwan, Lithuania, Singapore, Japan, Italy, Malaysia and the USA.

Participants include:

Iris ID Systems Inc., MorphoTrak, Lumidigm, IBIA, 3M Cogent, Cross Match Technologies, MITRE, Aware, Lockheed Martin, SmartMatic, ZKTeco, Northstar Recruiting, San Jose State University, Greenbit, NEC, Suprema, Daon, IEEE, WCC Smart Search and Search, Digital Persona, MorphoTrust, FaceFirst, Avalon Biometrics, AOptix, Natural Security, Agnitio, ekey Biometric Systems, Innometrics, Smart Sensors, Identification Technology Partners, Fingerprint Cards, IriTech, BIO-key, Cognitec, SIC Biometrics, SRI International, Creative Information Technology, Accenture, TBS- Touchless Biometric Systems, Raptor ID, ipsiti, Secunet, FST21, Biocertification, Nuance Communications, Neurotechnology, Precise Biometrics, Acuity, SecurLinx, Imageware, Speech Technology Center, Unisys, Speed Identity, HSB, Authenware, Human Recognition Systems,  Koehlke, IdentiMetrics, Fulcrum,  SecuGen, Integrated Biometrics, realtime, Voice Security Systems, M2SYS, SOFTPRO, Biometrie-Online.Net, ievo and Fujitsu Frontech North America. 

I hope you enjoy reading the 2012 Year in Review!  

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findBIOMETRICS Year in Review 2011

Thanks to all our respondents this year. We received responses from Canada, Spain, Russia, China, Ireland, Brazil, Hong Kong, Sweden, Germany, UK, Israel, France, Korea, The Netherlands, Lithuania, Singapore, Japan, Italy, Malaysia and the USA.

Participants include:

Iris ID Systems Inc., 3M-Cogent , MorphoTrak, Lumidigm, IBIA, Cross Match Technologies, Aware, AOptix, BIO-key, IrisGuard, Lockheed Martin, Accenture, Anviz, CSC, SmartMatic, ZK Software, CGI, Greenbit, Warwick Warp, NEC, Daon, IEEE, Digital Persona, Airborne Biometrics Group, Avalon, Smart Sensors, Fingerprint Cards, Fujitsu Frontech North America, Cognitec, Acuity, SecurLinx, Speech Technology Center, Suprema, HSB, Human Recognition Systems, Authentec, Accu-Time Systems, Wasp Barcode Technologies, IdentiMetrics, Fulcrum, Griaule, Iritech, Sarnoff, Neurotechnology, Corvus, M2SYS, SOFTPRO, SIC, and Authenware.   

 
 
 

findBIOMETRICS Year in Review 2010

The response to this year’s YIR was outstanding with 63 companies/industry experts responding to our questionnaire. We received responses from Canada, India, Slovenia, Spain, Russia, Australia, China, Ireland, Brazil, Hong Kong, Sweden, Mexico, Germany, UK, Israel, France, Korea, The Netherlands, Lithuania, Singapore, Japan, Italy, Malaysia and the USA.

Participants include:
 
Iris ID Systems Inc.(formerly LG Electronics), NEC, MorphoTrak, Lockheed Martin, Lumidigm, IBIA, Cross Match Technologies, Aware, AOptix, WCC, 3M, BIO-key, Accenture, e-DATA, MaxID, National Biometric Security Project, CSC, SmartMatic, Northrop Grumman, Merkatum, ZK Software, SAIC, West Virginia University-Center for Identification Technology Research, IDTECK, Greenbit, Daon, San Jose State University, IEEE, Human Recognition Systems, Synochip, Airborne Biometrics Group, Avalon, Smart Sensors, TBS, Cognitec, Acuity, SecurLinx, Speech Technology Center, Suprema, HSB, Hanwang Technology, Triad, Time Management Inc, Wasp Barcode Technologies, C-True, Digital Persona, Fingerprint Cards, Hoyos Group, IdentiMetrics, Sonda, TAB, M2SYS, Integrated Biometrics, Secugen, SOFTPRO, Validity, Animetrics and UIDAI.  
 

Question 2 - What are the most pressing issues facing the Biometric Industry as we move into 2011?

Question 3 - Was 2010 a good year for your company? What were some of the highlights? What will 2011 hold for your company/organization/department? 

findBIOMETRICS YEAR in REVIEW 2009

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The response to this year’s YIR was exceptional with 60 companies/industry experts responding to our questionnaire. We received responses from Canada, Spain, Russia, Australia, China, Ireland, Brazil, Hong Kong, Sweden, Mexico, Germany, UK, Israel, France, Korea, The Netherlands, Lithuania, Singapore, Japan, Italy, Malaysia and the USA.   Read what the industry leaders thought about significant events and milestones for the Biometric Industry last year; pressing issues facing the Biometric Industry for 2010 and what 2010 may hold for Biometrics.

findBIOMETRICS.com Year In Review 2008

Year In Review - Find Biometrics 2008The response to this year’s YIR was our largest ever with 65 companies/industry experts responding to our questionnaire.  We received responses from Canada, Spain, Russia, Australia, China, Ireland, Brazil, Hong Kong, Sweden, Mexico, Germany, UK, Israel, The Netherlands, Lithuania, Singapore, France, Korea, Japan, Italy, Malaysia and the USA.  Read what the industry leaders thought about significant events and milestones for the Biometric Industry last year; pressing issues facing the Biometric Industry for 2009 and what 2009 may hold for Biometrics.

Find Biometrics Year In Review 2007

Year In Review - Find Biometrics 2007

 QUESTION 1: What have been the three most significant events/announcements for the Biometric Industry this year?

QUESTION 2: What are the most pressing issues facing the Biometric Industry as we move into 2008?

QUESTION 3: Was 2007 a good year for your company? What were some of the highlights? What will 2008 hold for your company?