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‘More Than Meets the Eye’ Behind ImageWare Q3 Update: CEO

‘More Than Meets the Eye’ Behind ImageWare Q3 Update: CEO

“More was accomplished than meets the eye. We continue to see progress on all fronts, albeit in some cases at a slow rate, and we also continue to see exciting new opportunities where we can improve revenues.” – Jim Miller, Chairman & CEO, ImageWare ImageWare has issued its fiscal update for the third quarter of 2018.…

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150 Years Later, Facial Recognition Tech Helps to Identify Civil War Soldiers

150 Years Later, Facial Recognition Tech Helps to Identify Civil War Soldiers

“The platform allows users to upload photographs from the Civil War, and then cross-references them using facial recognition technology, presenting possible matches for end users who might then be able to piece together the subjects’ identities.” A joint project between military historians and Virginia Tech engineers is using facial recognition technology to identify soldiers from…

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European Association for Biometrics Joins SIA

European Association for Biometrics Joins SIA

“The EAB’s membership has materialized at a critical time in Europe’s biometrics sector…” The European Association for Biometrics has joined the Secure Identity Alliance, the organizations have announced. The EAB will act as an ‘Advisory Observer’, a role in which it will “advise and support SIA’s global advocate, policy and technical guidance roles,” according to…

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Biometric Boarding Arrives at JFK Airport for JetBlue Customers

Biometric Boarding Arrives at JFK Airport for JetBlue Customers

“The system allows travelers for select international flights to board their flights after a simple face scan, with no need for pre-registration, since the facial recognition technology can match passengers to the boarding passes on file.” JetBlue, the US Customs and Border Protection agency, and authorities at the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New…

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BIO-key CEO Focuses on Future in Q3 Update

BIO-key CEO Focuses on Future in Q3 Update

“Our outlook for the remainder of 2018 is supported by initiatives we have in place, as well as multimillion dollar software orders we expect to complete imminently.” – Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key BIO-key has issued its fiscal results for the third quarter ended September 30th. The quarter brought in revenues of $739,750, compared to revenues of…

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South Carolina Nonprofit Uses Iris ID Tech for Time and Attendance Tracking

South Carolina Nonprofit Uses Iris ID Tech for Time and Attendance Tracking

“Systems from Iris ID are affordable, accurate and easy to use. They’re no longer just for government organizations or Fortune 500 companies. The company is excited to be a technology provider to many non-profit organizations around the world.” – Mohammed Murad, Vice President Global Sales and Business Development, Iris ID A new deployment is helping…

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Latest BIO-key Orders Come In Over $10M

Latest BIO-key Orders Come In Over $10M

“BIO-key said that the orders are expected to bring in $5 million in revenues in the current quarter, with the remainder to arrive in the next 12 months.” BIO-key has received a couple of big new orders for its biometric authentication solutions, totaling over $10 million, the company has announced. The orders are from two…

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ISC East: Introducing Kogniz, a Computer Vision Specialist [AUDIO INTERVIEW]

ISC East: Introducing Kogniz, a Computer Vision Specialist [AUDIO INTERVIEW]

Over the past few years, biometric surveillance based on facial recognition technology has emerged as an important and highly active industry, with a number of companies offering solutions that can scan faces directly through live video feeds. But this year, an unfamiliar face has emerged onto the scene: Kogniz, a California-based startup, has officially launched,…

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ISC East: Princeton Identity VP Bob McKee Talks Iris-Based Access Control [AUDIO INTERVIEW]

ISC East: Princeton Identity VP Bob McKee Talks Iris-Based Access Control [AUDIO INTERVIEW]

Since spinning off from its parent company SRI International in 2016, Princeton Identity has established a rising profile as a provider of sophisticated iris recognition technology, not least because its solutions powered the flagship biometric authentication capabilities of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 smartphones. Now, the company is looking to make a bigger name…

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ISC East: Ipsidy CEO Philip Beck Talks Integrations and Selfie Login [AUDIO INTERVIEW]

ISC East: Ipsidy CEO Philip Beck Talks Integrations and Selfie Login [AUDIO INTERVIEW]

Selfie-based authentication has emerged as a key trend over the last year, thanks in part to Apple’s outsized role in popularizing the technology with its Face ID facial recognition system on its latest iPhones. Ipsidy, meanwhile, has emerged as one of the key software players in the area of face-based authentication, offering multimodal biometric solutions…

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Punta Cana International Airport Reports ‘Significant Improvements’ from SITA’s Biometric eGates

Punta Cana International Airport Reports ‘Significant Improvements’ from SITA’s Biometric eGates

Eight months after implementing a biometric passenger screening system provided by SITA, the management of Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) are reporting great success in its operation. Over 340,000 travellers have made their way through the biometric eGates so far, with SITA’s technology scanning their faces and matching them to the biometric data stored in…

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Money20/20 China: Tappy Showcases Wearable Biometric Payments

Money20/20 China: Tappy Showcases Wearable Biometric Payments

“At Money20/20, Tappy is highlighting its partnerships with financial services firms such as Barclays, ICICI Bank, India’s Axis Bank, and Expresspay Card, a card issuer co-created by Bank of China and China UnionPay.” Hong Kong-based Tappy Technologies is showing off its wearable payment solutions at this week’s Money20/20 show in China. The company’s payment solutions…

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OneSpan Named ‘Best in Class’ in Javelin’s Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards

OneSpan Named ‘Best in Class’ in Javelin’s Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards

OneSpan has been awarded the title of Best in Class in Javelin’s inaugural 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards. The company found itself in the top ranking of all three categories of Javelin’s “Mobile Biometrics Platform Scorecard” – “Functional”, “Innovative”, and “Tailored”. Other companies designated “Leaders” in these categories include HYPR, Nuance Communications, Samsung SDS, and mobile biometrics…

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Survey Research Points to Shifting Attitudes About Airport Biometrics

Survey Research Points to Shifting Attitudes About Airport Biometrics

Americans are ready for airport biometrics, suggests new survey research from Acuant. Conducted by Wakefield Research, an online survey of 1,000 US adults found that 84 percent of respondents believed biometric technology would improve the travel experience at the airport. Fifty-nine percent said they think the technology can improve safety, while 56 percent agreed that…

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China’s KFC May Have Just Launched the World’s Biggest Naked Payments Deployment

China’s KFC May Have Just Launched the World’s Biggest Naked Payments Deployment

“At KPRO, the system was installed in self-service kiosks, allowing customers to place their orders and pay via Smile to Pay’s facial recognition system, which links their faces to their Alipay accounts.” KFC has dramatically expanded its ‘Smile to Pay’ naked payments system in China, bringing it to 300 locations across the country. Yum China,…

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CFO Buys Shares in Precise Biometrics

CFO Buys Shares in Precise Biometrics

“…Nilsson’s share purchase has been announced immediately on the heels of the company’s Q3 update, the first to feature commentary from its new CEO.” Precise Biometrics‘ Chief Financial Officer, Ulrik Nilsson, has bought 200.000 shares in the company. In announcing the share purchase, Precise Biometrics offered no explanation or commentary, noting only that it “is information…

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