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Time & Attendance Month: The Primer

Time & Attendance Month: The Primer

Biometric technology, in addition to making for excellent security, can bring efficiency to people tracking operations. Thanks to its ability to verify the identity of an individual, biometric tech can keep track of time and attendance better than old fashioned pen and paper, shared spreadsheets, or the terribly flawed honor system. Throughout the month of…

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SpeechPro Tech to Help CallMiner Platform Sort Out Voices

SpeechPro Tech to Help CallMiner Platform Sort Out Voices

Voice biometrics developer SpeechPro has teamed up with CallMiner, a speech analytics solutions provider, the companies have announced. SpeechPro’s technology will be integrated into CallMiner’s Eureka platform. The integration will provide Eureka with the ability to quickly and accurately distinguish between multiple speakers in a call, via SpeechPro’s VoiceGrid technology. The Eureka platform is designed…

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GenKey Brings Identity Management To The Cloud

GenKey Brings Identity Management To The Cloud

GenKey, a secure identity company specializing in healthcare and elections, has announced a new cloud-based iteration of its SPiRE ID Management Solution. SPiRE is basically a platform revolving around the management of large numbers of subjects. It interfaces with GenKey ABIS to provide biometric deduplication, and with GenKey Adjudication to allow for the administration of biometric…

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News Roundup: Healthcare Biometrics Heat Up

News Roundup: Healthcare Biometrics Heat Up

This past week at FindBiometrics we brought Physical Access Month to a close while posting headlines regarding biometrics in healthcare and finance. Voice biometrics made the news too, this week, as did a few major mobile authentication announcements. Read on to find the top identity management stories from the week that was. Physical Access Biometrics…

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Imprivata Acquires HT Systems For Biometric Patient ID

Imprivata Acquires HT Systems For Biometric Patient ID

Healthcare IT security firm Imprivata has acquired HT Systems, a company specializing in palm vein biometrics. Imprivata paid $19.1 million in the acquisition, and has agreed to pay up to $1.9 million in retention fees for the next two years and up to $5 million if certain sales targets are met. Imprivata says the main…

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VoiceVault’s ViGo Adds Credibility to Driver Certification App

VoiceVault’s ViGo Adds Credibility to Driver Certification App

Voice biometrics developer VoiceVault has helped a Texas-based e-learning company to identify its users. Aceable provides a mobile-based education and testing platform for learning drivers, and in its testing and certification activities it needed a better way to authenticate its users than its old email-and-password system. Explaining their motivation in a case study, Aceable CEO Blake…

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Physical Access Month: The Roundup

Physical Access Month: The Roundup

Physical Access Month has come to an end here at FindBiometrics. April’s featured theme was a big one – a five week examination of biometric physical access control. All month we brought you news, featured articles and exhibition coverage dealing with physical access control, all of which culminated in an exclusive webinar event. Here is…

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IMID Mobile Wins Acclaim at ISC West

IMID Mobile Wins Acclaim at ISC West

FST Biometrics  received major accolades at this year’s ISC West conference. The company was spotlighted for its IMID Mobile solution, winning the 2015 Security Sales & Integration MVP award in recognition of the product’s impact on integrators, and an Honorable Mention in the Security Industry Association’s 2015 New Product Showcase. The company’s IMID (In-Motion Identification)…

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CyLab Honored for Long-Distance Iris Scanner

CyLab Honored for Long-Distance Iris Scanner

Carnegie Mellon’s CyLab Biometrics Center has won Gold at the 2015 Edison Awards. The research center won in the field of Applied Technology for its iris-scanning system. CyLab was showing off that system recently, which made news with its ability to authenticate individuals from as far away as 40 feet, and through mirrors. The research…

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News Roundup: Balancing Convenience and Security

News Roundup: Balancing Convenience and Security

This past week at FindBiometrics we continued Physical Access Month with an exclusive webinar event: “Balancing Convenience and Security in Biometric Access Control”. Meanwhile, in the industry news section, controversy made the headlines as did plenty of encouraging news regarding the biometric markets. Here are the top stories of the past week: Physical Access Month…

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Daon Highlights Success of Biometrics in USAA Mobile App

Daon Highlights Success of Biometrics in USAA Mobile App

Identity and authentication solutions provider Daon is highlighting the success of its client USAA. In a case study, the company is looking at how its IdentityX mobile biometric authentication system has helped the military-focused financial services organization to achieve its goals in providing users with mobile access that employs high-tech security. The multimodal system uses…

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Webinar: Balancing Convenience and Security in Biometric Access Control

Webinar: Balancing Convenience and Security in Biometric Access Control

This exclusive webinar is designed to provide you with everything you need to know about the crucial need to balance security and convenience when deploying biometric access control. Biometric technology is playing an increasingly important role in the global access control market, which is on track to reach $10.4 billion by 2020. Driven by a…

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Interview: Tore Etholm-Idsøe, CEO, NEXT Biometrics

Interview: Tore Etholm-Idsøe, CEO, NEXT Biometrics

Interview with Tore Etholm-Idsøe, CEO, NEXT Biometrics Recently, NEXT Biometrics initiated a study from the University Carlos III of Madrid examining the correlation between fingerprint sensor size and accuracy. The results showed a positive correlation between the two factors: a larger sensor increases the quality of fingerprint identification. FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill had a chance…

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News Roundup: Biometrics at ISC West 2015

News Roundup: Biometrics at ISC West 2015

This past week at FindBiometrics we were bringing the the news to you from Las Vegas, straight from the exhibition floor of ISC West. Physical Access Month continued on in the featured articles section as we prepared for next week’s exclusive webinar, Balancing Convenience and Security in Biometric Access Control. Of course, it wasn’t all…

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Physical Access Month: The Primer

Physical Access Month: The Primer

Welcome to Physical Access Month at FindBiometrics. All throughout April, in our featured articles section, we will be investigating the biometric technology that physically locks up our most important places and keeps us safe. Meanwhile, we will also be bringing you live coverage of this year’s ISC West exhibition and an exclusive webinar event, Balancing…

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Interview: NEC Corporation of America’s Raffie Beroukhim

Interview: NEC Corporation of America’s Raffie Beroukhim

Interview with Raffie Beroukhim, Vice President, General Manager – NEC Biometrics Solutions Division at NEC Corporation of America Recently, NEC Corporation of America (NECAM) announced that its biometric technology ranked first in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)’s Fingerprint Vendor Technology Evaluation. The accolade is in step with NEC’s long history of successful NIST testing,…

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TransUnion Developing Voice Biometric Registry

TransUnion Developing Voice Biometric Registry

TransUnion has announced that it is developing a voice biometric registry. The project has been undertaken in collaboration with South African voice biometrics developer OneVault, with an aim to offer the registry as a pay-per-use service for other businesses. Right now the Voice Bank only has 30,000 biometric voiceprints on file, which have mostly been…

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Iris Scanning to Help Pensioners in Indian City

Iris Scanning to Help Pensioners in Indian City

Pensioners in the Indian city of Vijayawada who don’t have bank accounts will soon receive their pension payments at their doorsteps, according to a New Indian Express article. The only catch is that those pensioners will need to have their irises scanned for identity authentication purposes. The announcement came from a press conference hosted by the Vijayawada…

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News Roundup: Mobile Biometrics, Law and Borders

News Roundup: Mobile Biometrics, Law and Borders

This week at FindBiometrics we brought Mobile Month to a close with a roundup of March’s feature article festivities. The industry news section continued to be filled with mobile biometric news though, as we also reported on new developments in access control, the state of the global markets and identity management deployments in law enforcement…

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Mobile Month: The Roundup

Mobile Month: The Roundup

March has been Mobile Month here at FindBiometrics, and it’s time to bring the celebration of strong mobile authentication to a close with a look back on everything we examined in the world of smartphones, tablets, wearables and the Internet of Things. Here is what we got up to in Mobile Month at FindBiometrics: Mobile…

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