News Roundup: Biometrics at ISC West 2015

ISC West Entrance 2015This 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 physical security this week, the headlines also brought us news from financial and healthcare markets as well as new biometrics research.

Here are the top stories from the week that was:

ISC West 2015

3M ISC West

3M was among the many exhibitors at his year’s ISC West conference presenting biometric security solutions.

ISC West ran this week in Las Vegas, bringing the leading companies in physical access control together under the same roof. New products were unveiled by Morpho (Safran) and SRI International, both of which went home with New Product Showcase Awards, and HID Global hosted some charitable events in the name of security.

ISC West 2015: Herta and Wavestore Demo Facial Recognition

ISC West 2015: Morpho Unveils MorphoWave

ISC West 2015: MorphoWave Named Best New Product

ISC West 2015: SRI To Debut Residential Biometrics

ISC West 2015: SIA Recognizes SRI’s Biometrics

ISC West 2015: HID Global Teams Up with Mission 500

Physical Access Month

Biometric Access ControlThe physical access news wasn’t just contained to the exhibition floor this week. Suprema announced the BioStation 2 while its operating partner, EnterTech Systems made headlines with a new BioConnect 3.0 integration. Meanwhile, FST Biometrics brought its multimodal solution to Brazil this week, and Iris ID joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program.

In the featured articles section, as part of Physical Access Month, we took a look at how mobility is changing the way we think about convenience in physical access control deployments.

Physical Access Month: The Mobility Effect

BioStation 2 Can Match 20,000 Fingerprints Per Second

BioConnect 3.0 Integrated Into AXIS Access Control System

FST Biometrics Tech To Bolster Brazilian Security Firm

Iris ID Joins Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program

More Conferences

rp_iStock_heart-rate.jpgISC West wasn’t the only event we reported on this week; HIMSS took place in Chicago and CES on the Hill happened in Washington, DC. Though neither are strictly biometrics focused, they both featured strong authentication tech in the healthcare and government verticals.

HIMSS 2015: Imprivata Unveils Two Factor Solution

Ear-shape and Vital Biometrics on The Hill


Biometric CommerceBiometrics and finance were in the news this week with BIO-key announcing a major new financial services client. We also reported on American Express’ interest in facial recognition technology and Early Warning’s integration of BioCatch behavioral biometrics. Finally, Tencent partnered with the Chinese government in support of rolling out a new biometric mPayment system.

Chinese mPayment Platform Gets Gov’t Advice on Biometrics

BIO-key Announces Major Financial Services Client

Early Warning Integrates Behavioral Biometrics

American Express Developing Facial Recognition

Adventures in Research

Multifactor BiometricsLastly, this week we saw new reports coming in concerning fingerprint sensor accuracy, the government and enterprise markets, and behavioral biometrics. The Guardian also held an expert panel addressing the future of biometrics, and things are looking expectedly bright according to the participants.

Research and Markets Looks at Behavioral Biometrics

Gov’t Biometrics Spending to Reach 8.6 Billion in 2020: ABI

Guardian Panel Debates Biometrics as Password Killers

Study: Sensor Size Affects Fingerprint Biometrics Accuracy

Government, Enterprise Driving Fingerprint Biometrics Market


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April 17, 2015 – by Peter B. Counter