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SecuGen India Is Now Open For Business

Santa Clara, Calif. (May 22, 2013) – SecuGen Corporation is pleased to announce the establishment of SecuGen India. The market for fingerprint biometrics is growing rapidly in India and the surrounding region. The opening of SecuGen India’s offices will enable SecuGen to better support the Indian market and its many customers, resellers and partners in…

Immigration Fraud Expert Featured In New Video Series

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A top immigration fraud expert tells of fraud and national security risks in our legal immigration system and what should be done about it, in a new video series from the Center for Immigration Studies. Louis “Don” Crocetti, Jr., architect and former (retired) chief of the Fraud Detection and National Security…

Cross Match Introduces New SEEK Avenger Handheld

London, England – May 21, 2013 Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of biometric identity management solutions, announced the launch of the new SEEK Avenger mobile handheld today at the Security Document World exhibition.  Designed to provide immigration, customs, border control, and law enforcement and security personnel a truly rugged, portable identity management…

Integrated Biometrics Introduces Sherlock

SPARTANBURG, S.C., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Integrated Biometrics patented LES (Light Emitting Sensor) film in combination with a custom thin film transistor camera introduces Sherlock, a fingerprint scanner providing  the highest forensic quality roll image in the smallest and lightest form factor available on the market today. Sherlock, an Appendix F Mobile ID FAP 45, Certified…

Cross Match Names New Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – May 16, 2013 Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a world leader in biometric identity management and technology solutions, announced today that Eric Vermillion has joined the company as senior vice president, worldwide sales.  “We are pleased to have Eric as part of the strategic team,” commented David Buckley, CEO of Cross…

Fingerprint Cards: FPC Receives Additional Order for Sensors in Asian Smartphones

STOCKHOLM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC)(STO:FINGB) has received a new order for 455,000 units of its swipe sensor technology, to be delivered in early June 2013. This order comes less than two weeks after the announcement of an additional volume of 275,000 units for Japanese smartphones scheduled for launch in Japan during the second quarter…

Cross Match Launches New Ventures Business Unit

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – May 15, 2013 Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a world leader in biometric identity management and technology solutions, announced today the creation of Cross Match Ventures, a business unit dedicated to the development and commercialization of emerging technological innovations in the biometric and identity management markets.  The new venture incubator will…

Over 20 States Use MorphoTrust’s AutoTest and RoadTest

May 15, 2013, Billerica, MA: MorphoTrust USA (Safran), a leading U.S. provider of identity solutions and services, announced a series of contracts for its automated knowledge and skills testing solutions for state motor vehicle agencies. The North Dakota Department of Transportation recently implemented MorphoTrust™ RoadTest and the Georgia Department of Driver Services has awarded a contract…

3M, Gemalto, Morpho (Safran) and Oberthur Technologies create the Secure Identity Alliance’

St. Paul, Amsterdam and Paris, May 13, 2013 – Leading secure eDocuments companies 3M, Gemalto, Morpho (a division of Safran) and Oberthur Technologies announced the formation of the Secure Identity Alliance, a grouping dedicated to developing the usage of government-issued eDocuments (identity, health cards, driving licenses and ePassports in particular) for increased security, and to encourage deployment of…

Corvus Integration, Inc. Announces Two Dual-eye Iris Solutions

Reston, Virginia, May 13, 2013 – Corvus Integration, Inc. in partnership with Vista Imaging, Inc. is pleased to announce the VistaEY2-2 (EY2-2) dual iris & face camera. The EY2-2 is a complete, single gesture multi-modal biometric peripheral for Windows CE, XP, Vista, 7 and Linux OS platforms. The EY2-2 dual iris/face solution simultaneously captures ISO/IEC…

McAfee and Intel Deliver New Model for Consumer Security

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–McAfee today announced McAfee® LiveSafeTM service, the first unlimited cross-device security service to use cutting-edge facial and voice recognition technology to protect users’ digital lives. Delivering on the joint vision with Intel to redefine the consumer security experience, McAfee LiveSafe service enables consumers to connect with confidence by safeguarding users’ data, identity and…

Homeland Security Corporation (HSCC) Acquires Security and Biometric Assets and Solutions

WRIGHTWOOD, Calif., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Homeland Security Corporation (HSCC, the Company) (OTC: HSCC), a security technology company announced today the acquisition of all the security and biometric assets of Sense Security Technologies. Sense Technologies is a custom developer and solution provider of integrated hardware and proprietary software targeting the Transportation, Pharmaceutical, Law Enforcement, Healthcare, Travel and…

Using Palm Vein Identification, ScanSys, Inc. Unveils a Revolutionary Application for Secure Identification and Authentication

Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Identifying authorized users through palm vein identification, the ScanSys sensor generates a biometric signature matched against pre-entered palm vein patterns, allowing for secure personnel identification in any industry. The application promises to expand to a wide range of vertical markets. The ScanSys sensor uses near-infrared technology to capture a person’s…

Caradigm to OEM BIO-key’s Biometric Identification Technology in the Healthcare Industry

WALL, NJ–(Marketwired – May 13, 2013) –  BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCQB: BKYI), a global leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions, today reported that the company has executed an OEM agreement with Caradigm, a Microsoft and GE Healthcare company. The agreement enables Caradigm to deliver one of the highest ranking biometric identification solutions on the market,* as part…

Australian Government Selects 3M for New Multi-Modal Biometrics System

St. Paul, Minn. – May 8, 2013 – The Australian Government Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has awarded 3M a three-year contract to provide software and services for DIAC’s new Biometric Identification System. The new System is designed to handle the acquisition, quality checking, matching and storage of biometric data. DIAC’s mandate is to…

Revolutionary Face Recognition Media Exploitation System Now Available to Enhance Public Safety in Europe

LONDON, UK and WASHINGTON, D.C.  9th May 2013: Allevate Limited and Tygart Technology today announced their strategic collaboration to help improve society by providing cost-constrained government agencies with technology to combat organised crime, terrorist activities and civil unrest. Governments across Europe are in fiscal crisis; austerity is the order of the day. Against this backdrop, security risks…

MasterCard to Power Nigerian Identity Card Program

CAPE TOWN, South Africa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Nigerian National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and MasterCard today announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa the roll-out of 13 million MasterCard-branded National Identity Smart Cards with electronic payment capability as a pilot program. The National Identity Smart Card is the Card Scheme under the recently deployed National Identity Management System (NIMS). This…

Animetrics Unveils ID-Ready, Cloud-Based Facial Biometric System

Conway, N.H.,  May 08, 2013: Animetrics, a developer of advanced 3D facial recognition and identity management solutions for law enforcement and the military, today announced the availability of ID-Ready, a subscription-based online service for smaller law enforcement departments. The service takes a grainy, partial view, angulated 2D facial image, applies 2D-to-3D algorithms and corrects the pose…

Fingerprint Cards: FPC Receives Additional Order for Sensors to Japanese Smartphones

STOCKHOLM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: FPC receives additional mass production order of 275,000 units for its swipe sensor technology for the Japanese smartphone market for immediate delivery. Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) (STO:FINGB) has received a new order for 275,000 units of its swipe sensor technology, to be delivered in mid-May 2013. This order comes just two weeks…

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