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BioConnect Integrates ECG Via Nymi Band

BioConnect Integrates ECG Via Nymi Band

Entertech Systems and Nymi have banded together to develop a new kind of biometric access control system. Nymi’s cardiac-based authentication wristband has essentially been integrated into Entertech’s BioConnect access control platform, allowing authorized personnel to access protected areas with the flick of a wrist. Nymi’s signature product, the Nymi Band, uses the company’s HeartID biometric…

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News Roundup: Next Gen Mobile Identity

News Roundup: Next Gen Mobile Identity

Last week at FindBiometrics we kicked off Mobile Identity Month, in which we will be taking a focused look at the latest thinking and news in mobile biometrics technology. Iris, fingerprint and vascular biometrics technology made up the bulk of the news while we also reported on biometric elections, law enforcement and financial deployments. Here…

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Mobile Identity Month: The Primer

Mobile Identity Month: The Primer

Mobility and biometrics are at a mutual point of transformation thanks to a perfect alignment of factors. To celebrate the resulting boom in biometrics, FindBiometrics is pleased to announce that October is Mobile Identity Month. Throughout the next four weeks we will be taking a featured look at how biometrics and mobility are converging, the…

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New Windows Smartphones Feature Infrared Iris Scanning

New Windows Smartphones Feature Infrared Iris Scanning

Microsoft has launched a slate of new devices running on its new Windows 10 operating system. They include a powerful new laptop-tablet hybrid called the Surface, the Microsoft Band 2 fitness-tracking device, and two models of a new smartphone with biometric capabilities. While there’s a lot of technological sophistication among Microsoft’s new devices – the…

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Introducing “Mobile Biometrics & The Next Generation of Digital Identity”

Introducing “Mobile Biometrics & The Next Generation of Digital Identity”

October is Mobile Identity Month at FindBiometrics and for the next four weeks we will be placing a featured focus on the intersection of mobility, strong authentication, digital identity, connectivity and, of course, biometric technology. That’s why next week we are inviting readers of FindBiometrics and the rest of the identity community to participate in…

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News Roundup: The Future of Global Identity

News Roundup: The Future of Global Identity

Last week marked the end of September and with it we brought to a close National ID Month. Border control made headlines (and TV appearances), while iris and fingerprint shared the modality spotlight. Here are the top stories in global identity management from the week that was: National ID Last week we brought National ID Month…

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Mobile Biometrics & The Next Generation of Digital Identity – Special Webinar

Mobile Biometrics & The Next Generation of Digital Identity – Special Webinar

Join us Wednesday, Oct 14th at 11:00 AM EDT for the latest installment of our groundbreaking webinar series: Mobile Biometrics And The Next Generation of Digital Identity. New research from Acuity Market Intelligence predicts massive growth for the global mobile biometrics market. Valued at $1.6 Billion in 2014, the firm predicts that the market will…

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FPC Sensor Built Into Google Nexus Phones

FPC Sensor Built Into Google Nexus Phones

Google’s latest Nexus smartphones – the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, manufactured by LG and Huawei respectively – have been announced, each featuring the OneTouch FPC1025 fingerprint sensor from Fingerprint Cards AB. The sensors have been integrated into the smartphones’ Nexus Imprint feature, which is Google’s flagship handset biometric security introduced with the new devices.…

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WATCH: Entertech CEO Rob Douglas Interview

WATCH: Entertech CEO Rob Douglas Interview

Entertech Systems has launched a new company headquarters in Toronto. FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill paid the biometrics company responsible for BioConnect a visit to interview CEO Rob Douglas. The following video interview, shot in Entertech’s cool new Liberty Village HQ, features Douglas speaking on the role of Entertech as an enabler in the new biometrics landscape.…

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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…

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National ID Month: 4 Biometric Countries

National ID Month: 4 Biometric Countries

National eID card programs are set to encompass half the world population in three years time, according to a report by Acuity Market Intelligence, and biometrics play a key role in said initiatives. September is National ID Month at FindBiometrics, in which we have been taking an in depth look at this proliferating global market…

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IBIA Praises DHS Strategic Framework for Biometrics

IBIA Praises DHS Strategic Framework for Biometrics

The US Department of homeland Security (DHS) has recently issued a strategic framework for biometrics, and among its many supporters is the International Biometrics & Identification Association (IBIA). Early this morning, the IBIA announced that is has posted an in depth response to the DHS biometrics framework on its website, detailing point-by-point the association’s support and…

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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…

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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…

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National ID Month: Biometrics and Refugees

National ID Month: Biometrics and Refugees

The Crisis Forced displacement is a global problem born as the result of persecution and conflict. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)’s 2014 Global Trends report, by the end of last year there were 59.5 million forcibly displaced persons worldwide, 19.5 million of which are counted as refugees. To illustrate the…

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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…

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News Roundup: A Closer Look At Aadhaar

News Roundup: A Closer Look At Aadhaar

Last week at FindBiometrics we continued National ID Month with a featured look at India’s ambitious Aadhaar program. In the industry news we got our first official look at Apple’s second generation Touch ID on the iPhone 6S, a slew of government biometrics headlines and the usual influx of mobile fingerprint integrations. Here’s a look…

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National ID Month: 4 Aspects of Aadhaar

National ID Month: 4 Aspects of Aadhaar

India can boast the most ambitious large scale national ID project in the world. The nation’s’ UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India) was created in 2009 to spearhead the Aadhaar number program, which seeks to biometrically register India’s massive population and serve each citizen with a unique 12-digit ID number correlated to their nationally stored…

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AGNITiO Completes Sale of KIVOX Mobile Tech To Cirrus Logic

AGNITiO Completes Sale of KIVOX Mobile Tech To Cirrus Logic

AGNITiO has announced it has sold its mobile assets to Cirrus Logic. The deal was completed on July 21, and consists of the voice biometrics company’s KIVOX Mobile technologies. This includes the KIVOX Mobile software development kit and all related intellectual properties. The sale does not include, however, the technology and IP from AGNITiO’s server…

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