BIO-key is the winner of a 2021 Technology Innovation Award. The awards are presented by Lucintel, which recognized BIO-key in the biometric category for its MobileAuth with PalmPositive solution.
Lucintel is a market research and consulting firm that set up the Technology Innovation Awards to acknowledge innovative breakthroughs in a number of different industries. BIO-key was selected for delivering a simple user experience that nevertheless provides organizations and end users with a high level of biometric security.
PalmPositive debuted back in May, and is now one of more than 16 authentication options available to users of the PortalGuard Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) platform. As the name would suggest, PalmPositive is a palm recognition solution that can be deployed on any device with a built-in camera. To use it, people simply need to hold their palm in front of the camera, and the camera will complete the scan and match the palm to a registered user.
The PalmPositive solution is completely contactless, and is compatible with both Android and iOS devices. It can be used for a wide range of applications, including remote access control for those who need to log into an account or gain access to sensitive workplace materials.
“We’re honored that Lucintel awarded BIO-key MobileAuth with its Technology Innovation Award in the biometric sector,” said BIO-key Chairman and CEO Michael DePasquale. “This continues to confirm that by offering this different way to authenticate among our other flexible authentication options, we’re giving the enterprise a more accurate, secure, convenient authentication method that provides the level of integrity they require.”
PortalGuard provides organizations with Single Sign-On capabilities for multiple workplace applications. The solution has proven to be extremely popular in the academic sector, with Rio Hondo College and Barstow Community College both signing on as customers in the past few months. BIO-key credited PortalGuard for helping to drive growth in the first quarter of 2021.
July 16, 2021 – by Eric Weiss