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Meitu V6 Smartphone Features an FPC1235 Fingerprint Sensor

Meitu V6 Smartphone Features an FPC1235 Fingerprint Sensor

Meitu is once again using a Fingerprint Cards sensor in a new smartphone: The Meitu V6 features an FPC1235. It’s the same sensor model used in Meitu’s previous couple of devices – the M8 launched at the start of summer, and the T8 smartphone announced closer to the start of the year. The sensor model…

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AimBrain Authenticator App Now Available In BlackBerry Marketplace

AimBrain Authenticator App Now Available In BlackBerry Marketplace

The AimBrain Authenticator app is now available in the BlackBerry Marketplace, AimBrain has announced. The development means that BlackBerry Dynamics users can now easily implement AimBrain’s facial and voice recognition technology, with server-side biometric authentication ensuring that it’s the actual person being identified, and not the device. The system also incorporates a layer of behavioral…

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IDEMIA’s F-Code Solution To Use FPC’s T-Shape Fingerprint Sensor Module

IDEMIA’s F-Code Solution To Use FPC’s T-Shape Fingerprint Sensor Module

“For FPC, the partnership represents the latest major step into the emerging biometric payment cards market after the company joined two major payments industry alliances and announced a new partnership with NXP Semiconductors last month.” Fingerprint Cards has teamed up with IDEMIA to collaborate on biometric payment cards. The companies have announced that IDEMIA’s F-Code…

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Google and Stanford Researchers Collaborate on Healthcare AI

Google and Stanford Researchers Collaborate on Healthcare AI

Google and Stanford University researchers are working together to develop AI technology that can listen to conversations between doctors and patients and take relevant notes on them. The technology is based on the kind of speech and voice recognition technology already in use in products like the Google Home devices. The system in development with…

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Suprema’s FaceStation 2 Wins Detektor Award

Suprema’s FaceStation 2 Wins Detektor Award

Suprema is once again a winner in the Detektor International Awards. This year the company has been recognized for its FaceStation 2 solution, which won the Best Product Award in the category of ID & Access Control. Launched earlier this year, FaceStation 2 is a face scanning kiosk that can perform up to 3,000 matches…

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IDEX Aims to Capture Biometric Smart Cards Excitement at TRUSTECH 2017

IDEX Aims to Capture Biometric Smart Cards Excitement at TRUSTECH 2017

IDEX is getting ready to join the fray at next week’s TRUSTECH 2017 event, where the company’s executives will showcase its biometric smart card technology. The company has been busy raising its profile in this emerging market, with CEO Hemant Mardia having recently delivered a presentation at a sold-out seminar on ‘Biometrics in Banking and…

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Biometrics Come To COMBANK Via Fiserv

Biometrics Come To COMBANK Via Fiserv

Commercial Bank of Ceylon (or ‘COMBANK’), a major Sri Lankan bank, is about to get an IT upgrade from Fiserv, the latter has announced. The bank will implement Fiserv’s DigitalAccess platform. The new digital banking solution will support multiple local languages including Sinhala, Tamil, Bengali, and Divehi. As for functionality, it will allow customers to…

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NEXT Biometrics to Showcase Smart Card Solution at TRUSTECH 2017

NEXT Biometrics to Showcase Smart Card Solution at TRUSTECH 2017

“Accordingly, NEXT Biometrics will showcase its flexible fingerprint sensor modules on the show floor during TRUSTECH.” TRUSTECH 2017 is just about to get underway, and NEXT Biometrics is getting ready to make the case for its biometric smart card technology at the event. The company is banking on its flexible fingerprint sensor technology to help…

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BIO-key CEO to Speak at Imperial Capital Security Investor Conference

BIO-key CEO to Speak at Imperial Capital Security Investor Conference

BIO-key CEO Michael DePasquale will make his pitch to potential investors at the 14th Annual Imperial Capital Security Investor Conference on December 7th, the company has announced. It’s BIO-key’s second big pitch to an investor conference of the autumn, with BIO-key last having attended such an event at the Sidoti & Company Fall 2017 Conference…

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G4S Canada Incorporates Zwipe Access Into Solutions Portfolio

G4S Canada Incorporates Zwipe Access Into Solutions Portfolio

G4S Canada has partnered with Zwipe to offer its customers Zwipe Access, the latter’s biometric card reader solution for access control. In a statement announcing the integration of Zwipe Access into the G4S portfolio, G4S Chief Business Development Officer Tim Saunders emphasized the ease of integration with Zwipe Access, since the solution operates independent of…

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ThreatMetrix Announces Winter ’18 Release

ThreatMetrix Announces Winter ’18 Release

ThreatMetrix has announced the Winter ’18 Release of its eponymous digital security platform. The platform now features a faster Digital Identity Network, supported by multiple data centers around the world. It also offers more detailed reporting options, and a JavaScript verification feature that allows customers to affirm that JavaScript code within the platform hasn’t been…

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Biometric Healthcare Market to Reach $13.9B by 2025: Credence Research

Biometric Healthcare Market to Reach $13.9B by 2025: Credence Research

The global biometric healthcare market will grow from a value of $2.1 billion last year to $13.9 billion by 2025, according to a new market forecast from Credence Research, Inc. That reflects a CAGR of 22.9 percent for the forecast period. The firm argues that concerns about digital security and fighting fraud are the major…

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Take the 2017 FindBiometrics Year in Review Survey

Take the 2017 FindBiometrics Year in Review Survey

Welcome back to the longest running annual review of the biometrics industry! Now in its 15th year, the FindBiometrics Year in Review, brought to you by Leidos, is a two month event that distills an entire year of growth, innovation, controversy, and evolution in the identity technology industry into a series of accessible feature articles,…

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Entrust Datacard Has Joined The FIDO Alliance

Entrust Datacard Has Joined The FIDO Alliance

“The move comes soon after the firm added support for facial recognition to its Mobile Smart Credential and Mobile Soft Token systems, thanks to technology provided by FacePhi.” Entrust Datacard has joined the FIDO Alliance. In a statement announcing its new membership, Entrust Datacard framed the move as part of a larger business strategy, calling…

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Renowned Analyst to Share Insights as Shift to Cloud Biometrics Approaches

Renowned Analyst to Share Insights as Shift to Cloud Biometrics Approaches

“Scheduled for 11 AM ET on Wednesday, December 6th, the live discussion will tackle how the shift to the cloud is going to disrupt a range of industries, and how it’s going to change individual digital identities.” As excitement around cloud-based biometrics continues to build, a renowned industry analyst is preparing to delve into the…

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Veridium Adds Liveness Detection, Export Feature to 4 Fingers TouchlessID Solution

Veridium Adds Liveness Detection, Export Feature to 4 Fingers TouchlessID Solution

Veridium has announced two major new features of its 4 Fingers TouchlessID fingerprint scanning solution. One is a new capability of exporting fingerprint scans for matching against those taken on traditional scanners. In other words, fingerprints captured through a mobile camera – with 4 Fingers TouchlessID capable of simultaneously capturing four in a single snap…

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UnionPay Showcases Face-Based Naked Payments System at SFF 2017

UnionPay Showcases Face-Based Naked Payments System at SFF 2017

UnionPay, China’s major financial services organization, unveiled multiple new technologies for commerce at this month’s Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF), including a naked payments system based on facial recognition. Called FacePay, the system links a user’s face biometrics to their payment accounts, allowing them to make purchases just by presenting their face to a compatible POS…

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UIDAI Seeks to Reassure Citizens After ‘Proactive Disclosure’ of Aadhaar Information

UIDAI Seeks to Reassure Citizens After ‘Proactive Disclosure’ of Aadhaar Information

“…UIDAI has now asked the government agencies concerned to remove the information from their websites.” The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is once again seeking to reassure citizens that the country’s Aadhaar biometric ID database is secure. The latest effort comes in the wake of a report that over 200 government websites were displaying…

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CyberExtruder Speeds Up Aureus 3D Solution in Latest Upgrade

CyberExtruder Speeds Up Aureus 3D Solution in Latest Upgrade

CyberExtruder has launched a new version of its Aureus 3D facial recognition software. The key advantage of version 5.8 of the solution is its improved speed. CyberExtruder say the time needed for it to generate a biometric template has been cut in half, from 100ms to 50ms. In a statement announcing the upgrade, CyberExtruder says…

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New Partnership Brings Sensory’s Facial Recognition To Fujitsu Customers

New Partnership Brings Sensory’s Facial Recognition To Fujitsu Customers

“First among those customers is Mizuho Bank, the retail and corporate banking arm of one of Japan’s biggest financial services firms, which will integrate Sensory’s technology into its mobile banking app.” Fujistu is now bringing Sensory Inc.‘s TrulySecure facial recognition technology to its customers thanks to a new partnership between the companies. The aim is…

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