Global Identity Summit

INTERVIEW: Ben Ball, Government Market Director, Crossmatch

INTERVIEW: Ben Ball, Government Market Director, Crossmatch

Today marks the start of the 2016 Global Identity Summit (GIS) in Tampa, Florida, and Crossmatch is there. The biometrics company is slated to unveil its latest solution, what Crossmatch’s government market director Ben Ball calls “the thinnest, lightest FAP60 size TFT (thin film transistor) sensor to date… the first truly mobile 4 finger capture…

GIS 2016: Crossmatch Unveils Innovative New Mobile Livescan Tech

GIS 2016: Crossmatch Unveils Innovative New Mobile Livescan Tech

Today at the Global Identity Summit in Tampa, Florida, biometrics company Crossmatch introduced its newest ten-print sensor technology: a FAP60 thin film transistor (TFT) sensor the company is positioning as a revolutionary innovation in the world of mobile livescan. The FAP60 TFT is being demonstrated at GIS as part of a wireless mobile handheld device.…

Green Bit to Debut New Hardware and Software at GIS

Green Bit to Debut New Hardware and Software at GIS

Green Bit will be showcasing its DactyID20 fingerprint scanner at booth 515 during next week’s GIS. Italy-based Green Bit is getting ready to unveil new hardware and software at next week’s Global Identity Summit (GIS) in Florida. The hardware will come in the form of the DactyID20 fingerprint scanner. It’s the first in a new line…

News Roundup: GIS 2015, National ID

News Roundup: GIS 2015, National ID

Last week at FindBiometrics we kicked off the fall conference season at the Global Identity Summit (GIS 2015) while preparations were made for ASIS 2015. Fingerprints remained the dominant modality in the industry news as our featured look at National ID had us talking about ambitious biometric deployments all across the globe. Here are last…

Daon: Consumers Want Biometrics Now

Daon: Consumers Want Biometrics Now

Yesterday at the Global Identity Summit (GIS) in Tampa Florida, experts took to the stage to speak on the topic of identity in the financial sector. What emerged from the discussion was further confirmation that convenience is a major driving factor in the adoption of strong authentication technologies in finance, and that the consumer demand…

Transparent Fingerprint Sensor Meets FAP 60 Specs

Transparent Fingerprint Sensor Meets FAP 60 Specs

Jenetric GmbH, a fingerprint biometrics developer, has unveiled a new fingerprint scanning system at this year’s Global Identity Summit in Tampa. In a statement, the company says that its LiveTouch quattro “has created a new class of fingerprint identification products.” The basis of the claim is essentially that the LiveTouch quattro features a digital display…

GIS: Crossmatch Launches Fingerprint and Palm Scanners

GIS: Crossmatch Launches Fingerprint and Palm Scanners

Crossmatch has launched two new biometric scanners at this year’s Global Identity Summit, currently underway in Tampa. The Guardian 200 is a ten-print fingerprint scanner, while the new L Scan is the latest iteration of the company’s palm scanners. Both devices are designed for easy deployment and use, and both sport high speed and accuracy…

GIS to Feature Speakers From Industry, Academia, Government

GIS to Feature Speakers From Industry, Academia, Government

This year’s Global Identity Summit will be of particular interest to American lawmakers looking to explore migration control solutions, according to the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, or AFCEA. In a press release on the conference, AFCEA points out highlights that will appeal to these concerns as well as various others as identification technologies continue…

News Roundup: Biometrics And The Refugee Crisis

News Roundup: Biometrics And The Refugee Crisis

Last week at FindBiometrics National ID Month continued with a look at how the UNHCR is deploying biometrics around the world to serve and protect millions of forcibly displaced persons in what is commonly being referred to as a global refugee crisis. We also announced the National ID Month Webinar, for which registration is now…

Interview: Dr. Daehoon Kim, CEO, IriTech

Interview: Dr. Daehoon Kim, CEO, IriTech

Peter O’Neill, President of FindBiometrics, recently had the chance to speak with Dr. Daehoon Kim, CEO of IriTech – an iris biometrics company that will be exhibiting its technologies at the upcoming Global Identity Summit (GIS) in Tampa, and the China Public Security Expo in Shenzhen. The following interview details some of IriTech’s new and upcoming…

GIS: Morpho to Launch Sophisticated Video Analysis System

GIS: Morpho to Launch Sophisticated Video Analysis System

Morpho (Safran) is planning to launch a major new product at this year’s Global Identity Summit (GIS) in Tampa. Through subsidiary MorphoTrak, the company will be showing off its Morpho Video Investigator (MVI), a video analytics system, at booth 301 in the exhibit hall. MVI combines facial recognition with other identification systems that can detect…

IBM Gives Corvus FaceCube a Platform at GIS

IBM Gives Corvus FaceCube a Platform at GIS

Biometric identity solutions provider Corvus Integration will have a new product featured at this year’s Global Identity Summit in Tampa, the company has announced. Its FaceCube camera will be a part of IBM-hosted exhibits at the industry event. The Corvus FaceCube is designed to pack powerful imaging technology into a compact and versatile hardware. It’s…

INTERVIEW: Scott Swann, Senior Director for Innovation, MorphoTrak

INTERVIEW: Scott Swann, Senior Director for Innovation, MorphoTrak

Peter O’Neill, President of FindBiometrics, recently had a chance to speak with Scott Swann, Senior Innovation Director at MorphoTrak (Safran). The conversation centers around the workshop that Swann will be moderating at the upcoming Global Identity Summit (GIS) in Tampa, while also going on to examine MorphoTrak’s recent innovations in contactless fingerprint scanning – particularly…