Opus Research’s Voice Biometrics Conference to Convene in San Francisco, May 8-9, 2013

Opus Research is pleased to announce that its 9th Voice Biometrics Conference will be held in San Francisco, May 8-9, 2013. VBC is the premier, global showcase for applications that enable individuals to use the unique aspects of their voice to provide strong assurance of their identity. It is also the place where executives from…

Biometrics Market in India to Grow At A CAGR Of 46.10 Percent over the Period 2011-2015

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Biometrics Market in India 2011-2015” report to their offering. Full report available here: http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4wwm9b/biometrics_market One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in the number of security issues. The Biometrics market in India has also been witnessing the increasing adoption of fingerprint biometrics.…

Call for Participation in OASIS Biometrics TC

OASIS has announced that a new Biometrics Technical Committee (TC) has been formed and is now accepting charter members. The purpose of the TC is to define, enhance, and maintain open standards that facilitate the use of biometrics and biometric operations over a service-oriented architecture, such as web services.  Its first work items are development…

Interview with Brett Beranek, Solutions Marketing Manager, Nuance

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We subdivide our voice biometrics interests into broad categories. The first one is the commercial space and the second one is the public security space. Then within those two broad market segments, we go after specific verticals. So in the commercial space the top three verticals that we go after are finance, telecommunications and government. And in the public security space the three key verticals are military, intelligence agencies and law enforcement. Those would definitely be the key markets that we go after in the voice biometric business although there are definitely applications for voice biometrics beyond the 6 markets that I just mentioned.

fB: Where are you seeing the greatest growth right now Brett?

N: We are definitely seeing a lot of growth in finance; this is definitely a new trend as finance has been very conservative and only in the last year or two have we seen a significant push within the banking sector. Traditionally this (voice biometrics) has been a space that various government agencies have been very active in. Therefore, we believe that the government vertical will…

Neurotechnology Releases MegaMatcher 4.4 And Updates to Entire Line of Multi-Platform Biometric Technologies

Neurotechnology, a provider of high-precision biometric identification technologies, today announced the release of MegaMatcher 4.4 multi-biometric technology for large-scale applications and updates to its entire line of biometric Software Development Kits (SDKs) for fingerprint, iris, voice, face and multi-biometric identification. Neurotechnology also released updates to its similar line of SDKs specially designed for the development…

Fingerprint Cards: FPC wins third Design Win in Japan for mobiles scheduled for Q3 2013 release

Fingerprint Cards (FPC)(STO:FINGB) has received its third Design Win (DW) for its swipe sensor technology from one of Japan’s leading and most innovative mobile phone manufacturers. The first model launch is scheduled for Q3 2013. Due to the competitive situation, the mobile phone manufacturer wants to remain anonymous for the time being and not disclose…

3VR’s Biometric Video Demographics Analytic Earns the Company a Place on 2012 Top 30 Technology Innovators List

3VR, a leading video intelligence company, has been listed as one of the Top 30 Technology Innovators for the second consecutive year by Security Sales & Integration (SSI) 2012, this time for its Demographics Analytic. Included on the annual list for its innovative and industry-leading product features, 3VR’s Demographics Analytic allows retail, banking, marketing and…

FPC Wins Second Design Win in Japan for Mobiles Scheduled for Q2 2013 Release – Planned Initial Volume is at Least One Million Mobiles

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has received its second Design Win (DW) for its swipe sensor technology from one of Japan’s leading and most innovative mobile phone manufacturers. The initial volume is estimated at minimum one million mobile phones and the first model launch is scheduled for the second quarter of 2013. Due to the competitive situation,…

FPC Awarded Its First FPC 1080a Design Win for Mobiles by Prominent Chinese Design House

Fingerprint Cards has won its first mobile phone design win (DW) for its FPC1080A swipe sensor from one of China’s most prominent mobile phone design houses. The design house is providing its solution to multiple Chinese brands and manufacturers and ramp-up is expected in mid-2013. The Design house sold some 30 million mobiles in 2011…

Canadian Immigration Information Sharing Treaty to Help Secure Borders with Biometric Sharing by 2014

In another step toward improving border security, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Kenney and United States Ambassador to Canada David Jacobson signed today the Immigration Information Sharing Treaty, a key part of the Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness Action Plan. “Today’s important agreement builds on our countries’ mutual efforts to protect our common borders and…

Fingerprint Cards Completes Directed Share Issue

Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) (STO:FINGB) has completed a directed share issue of SEK 36.1 million FPC discloses that the Company today has completed a directed share issue of approximately 4.2 million new Class B shares, corresponding to 9.9% of the number of Class B shares outstanding in the Company before the directed share issue. The…

CLEAR Welcomes Kevin Lupowitz as Chief Information Officer

CLEAR, the New York-based secure biometric identification and data analytics company announced today that Kevin Lupowitz has joined the company as Chief Information Officer. Lupowitz was a founding employee at Liquidnet, the first and largest institutional equities marketplace, and has spent much of his career developing and cultivating successful technology solutions within the financial services…

Neurotechnology Launches SkyBiometry Spin-off Company to Deliver SaaS Biometric Identification and Feature Analysis

SkyBiometry, a new company providing cloud-based biometric software as a service (SaaS), was officially launched today as a spin-off of Neurotechnology, a trusted provider of high-precision biometric identification, object recognition and computer vision technologies for more than 20 years. In conjunction with the corporate launch, SkyBiometry introduced a free, cloud-based face detection and recognition API…

Leading US Cable Provider Uses VoiceVault’s Voice Biometrics to Authenticate over Sixty Thousand Callers Monthly

VoiceVault announces that their voice biometric identity verification solution is being used by a leading US Cable provider to facilitate the authentication of retail customers contacting their customer service center. Enrollment in the voice biometric platform is optional, however customers have embraced the new solution with over sixty thousand callers verifying their identity monthly. VoiceVault’s…

CODE Inc Biometric Voter Registration System Helps Fiji Break Half a Million Voter Registrations

Fiji has marked another significant milestone in its path to true parliamentary democracy with the announcement that more than half a million Fijians have registered to vote in the scheduled elections in 2014. The 504,588 registered Fijian voters represent more than 80% of the estimated number of eligible voters, and registration will continue in 2013,…

Precise Biometrics Partner Good Technology Announces New Secure Email Solution for iOS Devices Using Tactivo

The company’s partner, Good Technology, has launched its Good Vault™ app, which can be used with Precise Biometrics’ Tactivo™ Smart Card & Fingerprint Reader for the iPhone®. Good Vault extends strong two-factor authentication and Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) email signing and encryption to Good for Enterprise™ to enhance data protection. Tactivo Smart Card &…

Integrated Biometrics Introduces Sherlock The World’s Lightest, Thinnest, Smallest, Appendix F Mobile ID Fingerprint Sensors

Integrated Biometrics, LLC (IB) today announces another technological breakthrough with the FBI certification of its newest finger print technology. IB’s development team created the new product using their patented Light Emitting Sensor (LES) technology along with a thin film transistor (TFT). LES technology utilizes a highly engineered charged polymer film interacting with the specific properties…

MorphoTop Achieves FBI Certification

Morpho (Safran group) today announced that MorphoTop Model 100R, a compact high speed livescan fingerprint scanner, has received certification from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This certification covers both tenprint rolled and identification flat fingerprint capture and meets the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS) Image Quality Standard (IQS) Appendix F specification*. MorphoTop is…

Muvoni Biometric & Smartcard Solutions Using 3M Cogent Fingerprint Scanners to Combat Identity Fraud at African Bank

Muvoni Biometric & Smartcard Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Alt-X listed Muvoni Technology Group, has partnered with African Bank to help the latter combat identity fraud.Muvoni says it has already begun to supply fingerprint scanners and supporting software to the financial institution with the aim of also servicing African Bank’s retailer network, which includes the Ellerines group of businesses.African Bank required technology to verify client identities against the Home Affairs National Identity System (HANIS), a facility made available by the SA Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC).Simply explained, client identities are verified via HANIS by means of fingerprint scanners that

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