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Precise Biometrics to Release Tactivo for Android

STOCKHOLM–March 13, 2013: Development of Tactivo for Android and further mobile platforms is already in progress and will be launched end of Q2, with prototypes available for selected partners in May. With this market launch, Precise Biometrics (STO:PREC) expands its offering outside the existing iOS based product range. The new Tactivo supports Android and further along…

Nuance FastReset Uses Voice Biometrics to Take the Pain and Cost Out of Resetting Employee Passwords

Nuance Communications, Inc. today announced FastReset™, a password reset solution based on Nuance’s industry leading voice biometric technology. Nuance FastReset allows employees to quickly and easily reset their own passwords simply by speaking – eliminating the need to engage IT resources for assistance. For an enterprise this means reduced employee frustration and increased worker productivity,…

M2SYS Technology Appoints Steve Runyan as VP of Sales for Their Workforce Solutions Division

Atlanta, GA, March 12, 2013: M2SYS Technology, a global biometrics identity management company with over a decade of experience and millions of end users in more than 100 countries announced today that Steve Runyan has joined the company as VP of Sales for their Workforce Solutions division, which focuses on biometric labor tracking products. Steve brings…

UK Opens Mobile Visa Application Facility in Goa

PANAJI– Mar 12, 2013, 05.28 PM IST: The UK government opened its first ever Mobile Biometric Clinic (MBC) in Goa, which will save the locals from travelling to distant places like Mumbai to apply for visa to the country. British High Commissioner Sir James Bevan and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar were present at the…

Fingerprint Cards has completed directed share issue of SEK 40 million

STOCKHOLM–Regulatory News: Fingerprint Cards AB (”FPC” or ”the Company”) (STO:FINGB) has completed a directed share issue of approximately SEK 40.3 million in accordance with the placing agreement with Carnegie Investment Bank AB (”Carnegie”) in order to finance the accelerated growth and intensify participation in the on-going market expansion. Carnegie has, on behalf of FPC, on 11…

£4.5m New Office Building in East Yorkshire Chooses ievo Biometric Readers with Lumidigm Advantage

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, UK – March 11, 2013 – The £4.5m (US$6.7 million) Allam Marine offices building within East Yorkshire has chosen ievo biometric fingerprint readers that leverage Lumidigm multispectral imaging sensors to control the building’s access. Biometric access control was the essential choice for this high profile office building as Allam Marine needed a…

VoiceVault Announces Personalized Voice Biometric Identity Verification

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–VoiceVault announces the next generation voice biometric identity verification solution with their new language independent personalized passphrase modes enabling organizations to deploy highly customized user experiences. “Retaining valuable customers is now an important part of customer service” This is the next natural enhancement to VoiceVault’s voice biometric identity verification offerings as the passphrase…

DoD Selects MorphoTrust to Maintain Key Biometrics Platform

BILLERICA, Mass.–MorphoTrust has won a contract to maintain the central biometrics platform of the DoD. The maintenance contract for ABIS® is worth $17.8 million — $3.6 million a year with four one-year options. “The Department of Defense has chosen MorphoTrust to implement and maintain a biometric system that supports critical missions in homeland security and…

Fingerprint Cards Wins Area Sensor Order in China Worth SEK 20 M

Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) (STO:FINGB) has received an order worth SEK 20 M from its distributor in China and Taiwan, Hardware & Software Technologies Co. Ltd (HST). The order encompasses the FPC1011F3 area sensor. Delivery of the order is scheduled for the second half of 2013. This order is a result of the strong demand…

Human Recognition Systems maps out the airport passenger experience of the future

March 8, 2013 — Human Recognition Systems (HRS) has today confirmed the successful trial demonstration of an innovative, forward thinking passenger journey experience to Gatwick Airport. The concept behind the trial simulation was to illustrate the ‘art of the possible’ in terms of enhancing and quite importantly personalising each passenger’s journey through the airport. In…

Jay Meier Joins BIO-key as Vice President Corporate Development

WALL, NJ–(Mar 7, 2013) – BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCQB: BKYI), a global leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions, advanced mobile credentialing and identity verification technologies, today announced that industry veteran, Jay Meier, has joined BIO-key and has been appointed Vice President Corporate Development. “Jay brings a breadth of industry experience, both financial and technical, as…

Vision-box® Unveils a New Biometric Periscope at AVSEC

New York – March 07, 2013 – Vision-Box® S.A. unveiled, during AVSEC 2013, a new biometric periscope, which upon detecting the user, automatically adjusts height and illumination to allow simultaneous, full-frontal ICAO compliant iris & face capture and matching. The “self-service” process takes place in a very organic and intuitive way. The user can keep walking…

Suprema Revenue Jumped 25% in 2012

Seoul, Mar 7, 2013 –  Suprema, Inc. (KOSDAQ: 094840), a global leader in biometric technologies and ID solutions, today announces that its 2012 revenue rose 25% year-on-year growth and its net profit increased 148.6% from the previous year. For the year ended 31 December 2012, the company, which makes products ranging from biometric security systems…

Missouri Uses Mobile ID for Enhanced Public Safety

ALEXANDRIA, Va.–MorphoIDent, a handheld mobile fingerprint identification device provided by MorphoTrak, a U.S. subsidiary of Morpho (Safran), now allows patrol officers in Missouri to identify wanted or dangerous persons in the field without transporting them to a patrol station. With an interface to the FBI’s Repository for Individuals of Special Concern (RISC), officers are even…

ENTERTECH SYSTEMS Showcases Latest Suprema Biometric & IP Access Products, Next Generation BioConnect Application and Certified Biometric Partner Program at ISC West

Amherst, New York – March 06, 2013 – ENTERTECH SYSTEMS (http://www.entertechsystems.com) today announced it will be demonstrating the latest Suprema (http://www.supremainc.com) biometric & IP Access products and new ENTERTECH SYSTEMS solutions which include the BioConnect integration for access control manufacturers and the Certified Biometric Partner Program at the security industry’s premier exhibition, ISC West (http://www.iscwest.com) held…

OASIS Begins New Effort to Define Biometrics Standards for Interoperability

BOSTON, Mar 06, 2013 — The OASIS international open standards consortium has launched its new Biometrics Technical Committee, with support from government agencies, companies, and universities from around the world. The OASIS Biometrics Technical Committee will create standards that improve interoperability in distributed environments, making biometrics more viable within multi-factor authentication. “It’s time for biometrics…

Fingerprint Cards: Extraordinary General meeting 4 March 2013 – Incentive program

STOCKHOLM–Regulatory News: The Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of Fingerprint Cards AB (publ) (the “Company”) (STO:FINGB) has approved a private placement of share warrants and has resolved to approve the transfer of share warrants, etcetera. A. Issue of share warrants The EGM in the Company has resolved that the Company shall issue a maximum of 1 300…

Fujitsu Deploys PalmEntry™ Physical Access Control System at BlueVault

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif.–Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc., a leader in innovative technology and front-end solutions, today announced that it has installed the PalmEntry™ Physical Access Control system at BlueVault in San Diego, CA. In addition to its other high-end retail elements, BlueVault provides maximum-security storage units for the public’s most valuable or important items. The…

IGEL Thin Clients Embed DigitalPersona Fingerprint Recognition Technology to Secure and Speed Access to Virtual Desktops

Redwood City, CA and Reading, UK – March 5, 2013 – IGEL Technology, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of thin clients, and DigitalPersona, Inc., a trusted partner for biometric identity verification solutions, today announced they have integrated their technologies to allow the use of fingerprint biometrics as an authentication credential to virtual applications hosted…

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