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Bio-Metrica Launches BIS Platform

Bio-Metrica Launches BIS Platform

Florida-based Bio-Metrica has launched its Biometric Identification System (BIS). Announced last autumn, BIS is a platform designed to offer the enterprise sector a scalable, multimodal biometric identification system. It supports facial, fingerprint, vascular, and iris recognition, and can be used with devices ranging from PCs to mobile products. It’s based on the Biometric Identification Infrastructure that…

Transmit Security Platform Offers Comprehensive Authentication

Transmit Security Platform Offers Comprehensive Authentication

“Transmit Security says the platform can support literally any authentication mechanism, from iris or voice recognition to device and location tracking…” Transmit Security has launched a new mobile authentication platform that it says can enable organizations to “implement any form of identity verification, on any device, across all their customer/partner facing channels,” according to a statement announcing the…

GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite Platform Gets Windows Server Certification

GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite Platform Gets Windows Server Certification

“…ImageWare is part of the Microsoft Partner Program, offering biometric authentication for clients working in Windows and Microsoft Azure ecosystems.” ImageWare has attained Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 certification for its GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite platform. The certification means that ImageWare’s multimodal biometric authentication platform for businesses, offered in the form of Software-as-a-Service, is now compatible…

NEC Wins North America Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award

NEC Wins North America Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award

“[The company’s Smart Enterprise platform] features NEC’s facial recognition technology, which allows retailers using it to analyze demographic qualities of their customers.” NEC has been named the winner of the 2016 North America Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award. The company won largely on the basis of its Smart Enterprise platform, a comprehensive…

Year in Review 2016: Biometrics Truly Feel Mainstream

Year in Review 2016: Biometrics Truly Feel Mainstream

After a year of dynamic change and massive growth for the biometrics and identity tech industries, and with CES having come to its conclusion on Sunday, we are now firmly entrenched in 2017. In December we conducted our 14th annual Year in Review survey, presented in association with SIA, and now it’s time to breakdown the…

Iris and Fingerprint Biometrics Are Making It To The Workplace

Iris and Fingerprint Biometrics Are Making It To The Workplace

“…the more sophisticated authentication mechanisms now seen in consumer devices, such as fingerprint and iris scanning, are making their way into the workplace.” Gemalto has issued new findings indicating that more organizations are starting to take digital security more seriously. The findings are part of Gemalto’s Authentication and Identity Management Index, and identify a trend…

BioConnect to Help Bring EMKA Biometric Lock Solutions to More Businesses

BioConnect to Help Bring EMKA Biometric Lock Solutions to More Businesses

UK-based lock solutions provider EMKA has teamed up with BioConnect to enable biometric access control solutions for the enterprise. While EMKA has long offered biometric cabinet lock systems, those fingerprint-based solutions have entailed special access control management software from EMKA and its partner Digitus Biometrics, and weren’t compatible with separate access control systems. That has proven increasingly…

News Roundup: Every Major Modality

News Roundup: Every Major Modality

Last week at FindBiometrics we started to look back on our featured coverage from 2016 as practically every major modality made headlines. Behavioral, fingerprint, face, voice, and iris biometrics—the industry news was truly multimodal and spanned a wide range of applications. Take a look at the top stories in global identity management from the week…

IBM Watson Turns to Cyber Crime Sleuthing

IBM Watson Turns to Cyber Crime Sleuthing

“Watson for Cyber Security complements other sophisticated offerings in IBM’s digital security portfolio, including IBM Trusteer Pinpoint Detect, a system that uses machine learning and behavioral biometrics to scan for threats from connected users…” IBM has adopted its famous Watson artificial intelligence program for digital security, and already has 40 clients on board for a…

News Roundup: Trustech 2016, Financial Biometrics, Connectivity

News Roundup: Trustech 2016, Financial Biometrics, Connectivity

Last week at FindBiometrics we brought Financial Biometrics Month to a close with an expert webinar and a roundup of November’s featured topic. In the meantime the industry news was focused on Trustech 2016, border control, smart cards, mobile integrations and much more. Here’s a look back on last week’s top stories in global identity…

Comarch Announces Eyeprint ID Integration

Comarch Announces Eyeprint ID Integration

“Eyeprint ID is a mobile biometric identification system that uses a smartphone camera to scan a user’s eye vein patterns as well as other micro features in and around their eye.” Enterprise IT solutions provider Comarch is embracing EyeVerify biometric technology. The companies have announced that the latter’s Eyeprint ID system will be integrated into Comarch’s Smart Finance…

IAM Summit 2016: Crossmatch Announces DigitalPersona Composite Authentication

IAM Summit 2016: Crossmatch Announces DigitalPersona Composite Authentication

Security and identity management solutions provider Crossmatch announced today that it has pioneered a new comprehensive security paradigm called DigitalPersona Composite Authentication. The new approach to authentication is on showcase at the Gartner IAM Summit in Las Vegas, today through December 1, at booth 722.  –Join FindBiometrics, Crossmatch, and HID Global For The Upcoming Financial Biometrics…

ImageWare Named Among 2016’s 20 Most Promising CA Technology Solution Providers

ImageWare Named Among 2016’s 20 Most Promising CA Technology Solution Providers

CIOReview has named ImageWare Systems one of its 20 Most Promising CA Technology Solution Providers 2016. In a statement announcing the selection, the California-based business tech magazine’s Managing Editor, Jeevan George, highlighted ImageWare’s IWS Biometric Engine, which he called “the first and only truly multi-modal, device and algorithm independent, biometric software platform.” ImageWare, meanwhile, drew…

ImageWare CEO Emphasizes Partnerships, Microsoft Opportunity in Q3 Update

ImageWare CEO Emphasizes Partnerships, Microsoft Opportunity in Q3 Update

“Commenting on the results in a statement, ImageWare CEO Jim Miller emphasized the “several key partnerships” into which the company entered during the quarter, including those with Fortscale Security, Fujitsu, and SAP HANA…” ImageWare has issued its corporate update for the quarter ended September 30th. Its revenues for Q3 came in at $0.8 million, against…

ImageWare Launches GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite For Microsoft Ecosystem

ImageWare Launches GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite For Microsoft Ecosystem

“Armed with GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite, corporations have access to a scalable and affordable solution that works with their existing Microsoft infrastructure and gives them the ultimate peace of mind.” – Jim Miller, Chairman & CEO, ImageWare Systems Today, ImageWare Systems announced its latest end-to-end biometric authentication solution: GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite. As the product’s name implies,…

Small Businesses Need Digital Security, Too: NIST

Small Businesses Need Digital Security, Too: NIST

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is reaching out to small business owners to help them improve their digital security with a new guidebook entitled ‘Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals’. In a statement, the document’s co-author, Pat Toth, explained that while many small business operators “think that cybersecurity is too expensive or difficult”,…

ImageWare to Issue Q3 Update November 14

ImageWare to Issue Q3 Update November 14

Biometric identity solutions provider ImageWare Systems has set a date for its Q3 update. The company will post its results on November 14th, and CEO Jim Miller and CFO Wayne Wetherell will host a conference call that same day to discuss the results. In its previous quarterly update, the company reported revenues of about $1…

News Roundup: Experts on Biometrics and Mobility

News Roundup: Experts on Biometrics and Mobility

Last week at FindBiometrics we took a look at what to expect from the upcoming Samsung SDS America biometrics and mobility FinServe webinar while Fingerprint Cards made big headlines, national ID projects were in the news, and information started to surface about the upcoming Money20/20 conference. Here is a look back on the top stories…

SecureAuth: It’s The Beginning of The End of The Password

SecureAuth: It’s The Beginning of The End of The Password

It’s the beginning of the end of the password, suggests survey data from SecureAuth. Conducted by Wakefield on SecureAuth’s behalf, the study surveyed over 200 US-based “IT decision makers”, according to a statement from SecureAuth. The results indicated that 69 percent of organizations will move beyond password-based security within the next five years. Still, other…

Centrify Joins STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Campaign

Centrify Joins STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Campaign

“Among the authentication tools used by the company are biometrics and YubiKey USB key devices.” Centrify has joined in on the National Cyber Security Alliance’s STOP. THINK. CONNECT. campaign to raise awareness about digital security. Through its Centrify Identity Platform, the company offers the enterprise sector a multi-factor digital authentication platform. Among the authentication tools…

Bodet Brings Biometric Attendance Tracking to Garden Center

Bodet Brings Biometric Attendance Tracking to Garden Center

UK-based horticulture and produce center Crocus has implemented a biometric time and attendance tracking system, care of Bodet Ltd. The company’s previous system was card-based, and proving inadequate. In a statement announcing the biometric upgrade, Crocus HR Manager Danola Martin explained that the previous system “was unreliable not only due to errors in transferring data…

News Roundup: Samsung Teams Up With Mobile ID World

News Roundup: Samsung Teams Up With Mobile ID World

Last week at FindBiometrics we brought Law Enforcement Biometrics Month to a close while announcing the next big biometrics industry webinar, co-hosted by Samsung SDS America and our sister site Mobile ID World. Meanwhile, the industry news had us talking about under-glass fingerprints sensors, biometrics powered payments, and the newly announced candidate in exclusive talks…

Behavior Analytics Platform Integrates Biometrics Via GoVerifyID

Behavior Analytics Platform Integrates Biometrics Via GoVerifyID

“GoVerifyID allows enterprises to leverage facial, voice, and fingerprint biometrics for employee authentication, while Fortscale leverages over a hundred behavioral metrics to look for abnormal and potential malicious user behavior.” ImageWare will combine its GoVerifyID biometric platform with Fortscale’s behavior analytics solution, the companies have announced. The new partnership also entails a commitment from both parties…

Nymi Illustrates Rise of Biometrics, Wearables in the Enterprise

Nymi Illustrates Rise of Biometrics, Wearables in the Enterprise

Nymi is making the case for biometric security with a new infographic. Posted on the company’s blog and drawing on a range of resources, the document lays out the security risks that today’s companies are facing, and sophisticated new solutions. Nymi asserts that last year saw 781 enterprise data breaches, with the average cost to…

Sensory Speech Command Tech Integrated Into Enterprise Smartglasses

Sensory Speech Command Tech Integrated Into Enterprise Smartglasses

Smartglasses developer Vuzix has teamed up with Sensory Inc. to bring its TrulyHandsfree voice recognition technology to its M300 wearable device. Compatible with Android and iOS, Vuzix’s M300 smartglasses are designed for enterprise applications. They feature an HD camera, Bluetooth, WiFi, head-tracking, and GPS functionality. Now, Sensory’s low-power voice command technology will provide a more…

INTERVIEW: Jim Miller, Chairman & CEO, ImageWare Systems

It’s an exciting time for identity management solutions provider ImageWare. Having been officially accredited as a Technology Partner in the Amazon Web Services Partner Network this past March, the company is now preparing to launch its flagship GoVerifyID system on Amazon’s cloud computing platform. And given its track record with previous successful deployments, ImageWare’s multimodal, multi-factor…

Enterprise, IT Customers Invited to Test Windows Defender ATP

Enterprise, IT Customers Invited to Test Windows Defender ATP

Microsoft’s Windows is inviting enterprise customers and IT professionals to test out the preview version of its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service. Announced earlier this year, Windows Defender ATP builds on the security technology of Windows 10’s Windows Hello system, adding further defensive features such as “behavioral sensors” to detect potential threats based on aggregate…

BIO-key Plug-and-Play Devices Now Available on Amazon

BIO-key Plug-and-Play Devices Now Available on Amazon

Two major BIO-key biometric devices are now available on Amazon.com, the company has announced. Its plug-and-play SideSwipe and EcoID USB fingerprint readers are now available in a package costing only $119.97. The solution is aimed at the enterprise market, enabling companies to take advantage of Windows 10’s sophisticated biometric security capabilities. As BIO-key points out,…

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: The Roundup

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: The Roundup

It’s time to close the door on Physical Access & Enterprise Month (if you’ll forgive the pun). Throughout April we have been focusing on physical access control and biometric enterprise solutions, applications, events, and innovations. Today we are going to take a look back on the festivities and all the ways that our featured topic…

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: Truly Diverse Security

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: Truly Diverse Security

—The Webinar Biometrics, Access Control and The Enterprise of Tomorrow is now online | Click here to watch now!— Biometrics are extremely accessible now thanks to innovations in connectivity and manufacturing that has allowed for high quality identity tech to be acquired and deployed at low cost. Most frequently this level of accessibility is seen in the consumer mobility market,…

BIO-key Pursues Opportunities in MENA with New Partnership

BIO-key Pursues Opportunities in MENA with New Partnership

BIO-key has sealed a deal with a major new distributor in the Middle East and North Africa, the company has announced. Its new partner is Arthur & Co., a Morocco-based technology provider. The partnership will see BIO-key’s biometric authentication solutions marketed to enterprise and government clients in Arthur’s regions of operation, where BIO-key’s management team…

Are Mobility, Biometrics and Physical Access Intersecting?

Are Mobility, Biometrics and Physical Access Intersecting?

This year’s ISC West conference in Las Vegas was a hit, and mobile identity played an important role this year, with virtual badge technology hogging the spotlight on the exhibition floor. Companies like MicroStrategy, HID Global,  and Allegion were demonstrating solutions that brought physical access credentials into the BYOD arena. – Registration for the Webinar Biometrics,…

News Roundup: Biometrics and The Enterprise of Tomorrow

News Roundup: Biometrics and The Enterprise of Tomorrow

Last week at FindBiometrics Physical Access & Enterprise Month continued with a look at the hidden benefits of biometrics in the workplace while we prepared for this week’s featured webinar presentation. Behavioral biometrics and financial applications each took the spotlight in the news while the headlines were filled out with national ID, border control, facial…

Kiteworks Enterprise Data Security Platform Supports Touch ID

Kiteworks Enterprise Data Security Platform Supports Touch ID

Accellion, Inc. has upgraded its Kiteworks enterprise data security platform with several new features, the company has announced. Kiteworks is designed to enable access control to sensitive enterprise data through a variety of methods including file encryption and full user activity auditing. In a statement, Accellion CEO Yorgen Edholm explains that it’s designed “to enable…

BioConnect Highlights ISC West Trends

BioConnect Highlights ISC West Trends

After its participation in last week’s ISC West security event, BioConnect is highlighting a few major trends that its team uncovered. One is the desire for a single, standardized platform. Showcasing its flagship BioConnect v3.6 identity management platform, the company says on its blog that it found a “very receptive” audience to the idea of…

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: 3 Hidden Benefits to Biometrics in the Workplace

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: 3 Hidden Benefits to Biometrics in the Workplace

Convenience and security is the name of the game when we’re talking about biometrics in the enterprise, and what it adds up to is efficiency. Low friction solutions controlling access and managing attendance equates to fewer hours spent on menial tasks and more time with employees where they need to be, doing what they are…

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: The Primer

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: The Primer

April is Physical Access & Enterprise Month at FindBiometrics, throughout which we will be placing a featured focus on physical access control and enterprise-facing biometric solutions and applications. To kick things off on the right foot, as usual, here is a primer to get you up to speed on all the most recent news, research,…

BioConnect Upgrades Flagship System

BioConnect Upgrades Flagship System

BioConnect has announced an update for its flagship biometric identity platform. In a statement, the company explained that while previous updates to its eponymous system have revolved around enabling integrations with other companies’ access control platforms, version 3.6 “focuses on improved performance and reliability to enhance the overall user experience.” The platform now employs more…

ISC West: New EyeLock Portable Template System Brings Iris Biometrics to Smart Cards

ISC West: New EyeLock Portable Template System Brings Iris Biometrics to Smart Cards

EyeLock LLC is set to launch a major new product offering at this week’s ISC West conference in Las Vegas. The as-yet-unnamed solution is a portable biometric template system that essentially brings the company’s iris biometrics to smart cards. It works with EyeLock’s nano NXT access control solution, which uses iris biometrics for authentication and…

ISC West: Suprema Announces BioStation L2 Fingerprint Scanning Terminal

ISC West: Suprema Announces BioStation L2 Fingerprint Scanning Terminal

Biometrics and security specialist Suprema has unveiled its BioStation L2 fingerprint scanning terminal. It’s aimed at the enterprise access control and time and attendance tracking markets, and it features some impressive specifications under the hood. BioStation L2 has a 1.2GHz quad core processor, which Suprema calls “the most powerful processor on the market today,” and…

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect

FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill recently conducted a video interview with Rob Douglas CEO of BioConnect (formerly Entertech Systems) at the company’s headquarters in Toronto’s Liberty Village. The company recently rebranded and reasserted its mission, embarking on what the company calls “a quest for rightful identity.” The conversation between O’Neill and Douglas expands on the concept of…

Technavio Predicts Strong Growth in Biometric Workforce Management

Technavio Predicts Strong Growth in Biometric Workforce Management

Technavio is predicting strong growth for the global biometric workforce management market over the next few years. The market research firm forecasts a CAGR of 17 percent between 2015 and 2019. Predictably, the market’s growth is primarily being driven by organizations’ desire to replace traditional and archaic employee tracking systems, both in the areas of…

CloudLock Adopts RSA Via Access Security

CloudLock Adopts RSA Via Access Security

RSA Via Access is now being used to add extra security to CloudLock, a company specializing in cloud-based security solutions. The platform offers security on a sliding scale, tailoring its security architecture based on individual risk assessments based on contextual factors such as, for example, the device someone is using to gain access to sensitive…

Matrix to Promote Biometric Tech at ISC West, Secutech India

Matrix to Promote Biometric Tech at ISC West, Secutech India

Enterprise telecommunications and security solutions provider Matrix will be showing off some major new offerings at a pair of high-profile industry events in April, the company has announced. At both ISC West 2016 and Secutech India, Matrix will showcase its COSEC, COSEC ARC, and SATATYA SAMAS solutions. The first two offerings deal with access control. The…

New Version of Outlook Supports Touch ID

New Version of Outlook Supports Touch ID

Microsoft has launched a new version of its Outlook email and calendar service, and the upgrade further extends the company’s growing commitment to biometric security. In addition to user interface enhancements to its events functions, the app now offers Touch ID support on iOS devices. That means iPhone and iPad users can set up biometric access…

Crossmatch Enhances Altus’ Human Approach to Authentication

Crossmatch Enhances Altus’ Human Approach to Authentication

Crossmatch has upgraded its DigitalPersona Altus platform. Altus is an authentication platform aimed at government and enterprise applications, and designed for fast and easy integration with whatever IT infrastructure is already in place. It combines biometric, token, and passcode authentication factors, enabling multi-factor authentication; and now, with its latest upgrade, Crossmatch says it now offers…

Aruba Integrates ImageWare Biometrics Tech

Aruba Integrates ImageWare Biometrics Tech

“It’s the latest of a number of partner integrations for ImageWare’s GoVerifyID, bringing to Aruba ClearPass the advantages of biometric security.” Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has announced a new enterprise connectivity solutions portfolio featuring an upgraded ClearPass security system that now includes biometric multi-factor authentication care of ImageWare technology. Aruba’s new portfolio includes Aruba Clarity, a system for…

News Roundup: Mobile Biometrics Month Begins

News Roundup: Mobile Biometrics Month Begins

Last week at FindBiometrics we kicked off Mobile Biometrics Month 2016 while the RSA Conference and HIMSS had us talking about enterprise and healthcare in the news. Fingerprint, face, iris and behavioral biometrics each made headlines while FinTech made up the bulk of our coverage. Here’s a look back on the first week of March in…

NEC to Showcase Smart Enterprise Solutions at Enterprise Connect 2016

NEC to Showcase Smart Enterprise Solutions at Enterprise Connect 2016

NEC Corporation of America is going to show off its ‘Smart Enterprise’ solutions at the Enterprise Connect 2016 Conference. It’s a Platinum Sponsor of the event, and as such has certainly stepped up to deliver a strong presentation: The company’s booth is designed to represent various aspects of a business using advanced enterprise technology. A…

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