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Tip.ly Facial Recognition Feature to Gratify Service Industry Professionals

Tip.ly Facial Recognition Feature to Gratify Service Industry Professionals

Peer-to-peer tip payment service Tip.ly has officially launched, having debuted at last week’s Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas. The company’s platform uses biometric technology to allow peer-to-peer payment for tipping service industry professionals. Here’s how it works: When users want to tip their servers, the service automatically looks for nearby service professionals who have signed up with Tip.ly;…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Money, Wearables and Border Control

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Money, Wearables and Border Control

This past week has been incredibly big for the identity management industry, particularly in terms of the commerce vertical markets. With the Money20/20 conference showing a massive uptick in biometrics-based presentations, announcements and exhibitions it is clear that the mainstream financial community is ready to embrace strong authentication. Meanwhile, FindBiometrics has entered Biometric Border Control…

Handheld 3D Scanner Will Offer Face-Scanning Biometric Applications

Handheld 3D Scanner Will Offer Face-Scanning Biometric Applications

A handheld 3D scanner with biometric applications is in development for release next year, according to a Tech Crunch article by Natasha Lomas. The product is being developed by Oxford University startup Fuel3D. Right now they’re trying to raise money in preparation for an early-2015 IPO. They got the ball rolling last year with a…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: A New Way To Scan Fingerprints?

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: A New Way To Scan Fingerprints?

This week at FindBiometrics we reported on news out of the University of Windsor where researchers are developing a new way to capture fingerprints. Meanwhile, both of Apple’s iPhone 6 models kept consumer biometrics in the conversation and we took a look at the many mobile modalities in our featured article of the week. This…

University Of Windsor Looking To Improve Fingerprint Biometrics

University Of Windsor Looking To Improve Fingerprint Biometrics

According to a story reported by CBC News, University of Windsor researchers are working towards improving the method through which fingerprints are scanned in law enforcement, military and border control situations. The goal of the project is to create a scanner that can successfully capture fingerprint images on subjects that have had their digits damaged either…

Privacy Restrictions To Hinder Global Facial Recognition Market Growth, Says Report

Privacy Restrictions To Hinder Global Facial Recognition Market Growth, Says Report

A new report analyzing the global facial recognition market cites restrictions on users’ sharing of personal details as a hindrance to market growth. Specifically using the example of the covert monitoring of an individual, the report from Research and Markets, which covers the period between 2014 and 2020, doesn’t seem to paint a negative picture…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: FBI Preserves Historical Biometrics

This past week at FindBiometrics we brought our summer event – The Road to Biometrics UnPlugged – to a close in the featured articles section while announcements started to roll in regarding what to expect during the Global Identity Summit in Tampa this September. On top of that we had product announcements, new performance milestones…

Recent Demonstration Shows Successful Handheld Facial Recognition at 200 Meters

Recent Demonstration Shows Successful Handheld Facial Recognition at 200 Meters

Today, StereoVision Imaging, Inc. (SVI), a company currently developing facial recognition technology under government grants, announced that it has successfully demonstrated its 3D face biometric solution at distances measuring over 200 meters. The demonstration was presented to agencies from the Department of Defense in the Los Angeles, California, area. According to SVI, this is the…

Government Sector Driving the Biometric Facial Recognition Market

A new report titled ‘Global Facial Recognition Market 2014-2018’ available from Research and Markets names the government sector as a key driver in facial biometric technology. According to the research, the global facial recognition market will grow at a CAGR of 26.6 percent over the five years between 2013 and 2018. The report names key…

4 Real Deployments That Show Diversity In Biometric Access Control

4 Real Deployments That Show Diversity In Biometric Access Control

This is week three in Physical Access Control Month at findBIOMETRICS. Already we’ve taken a broad overview of the topic, and delved deeper into the rich subject of adoption barriers in this area of biometric application, now it’s time to look at some of the real life deployments in this field. Here are four recent…

The Many Modes of Biometric Physical Access Control

The Many Modes of Biometric Physical Access Control

March 27, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      “A perfect example of the many ways that biometrics fit into the world of physical access control is the Morpho (Safran) product line that will be showcased at booth 8089 at next week’s ISC West conference. “ Though ISC West is not, in name, a…

Animetrics Releases New Facial Recognition API, Jumps Into Commercial Space

Animetrics Releases New Facial Recognition API, Jumps Into Commercial Space

March 25, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      Today, facial recognition technology developer Animetrics announced its first move into the commercial sector with the release of its new FaceR application programming interface (API). The new API is available through the company website and Mashape.com. FaceR is Animetrics’ first API for commercial licensing and…

Lenel Systems Certifies MorphoTrak To Keep Access Control Accessible

Lenel Systems Certifies MorphoTrak To Keep Access Control Accessible

February 20, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      In the current market landscape for biometric access control, it is key that adoption barriers are dissolved as much as possible. Interoperability in security systems and the readers that allow for biometric upgrades give customers more choices so that they can custom tailor their protection of…

Zwipe Biometric Access Cards To Be Provided by Farpointe Data to OEMs

Zwipe Biometric Access Cards To Be Provided by Farpointe Data to OEMs

February 13, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      Enough can’t be said about the need for biometric security solutions providers to break down the barriers in adoption that customers face when looking to upgrade an access control system. This is especially true when considering physical access control. Integrating a new, still futuristic-seeming technology…

Morpho and Datacard Group Join Forces Supporting INTERPOL Travel Document Initiative

Morpho and Datacard Group Join Forces Supporting INTERPOL Travel Document Initiative

January 29, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      In law enforcement it is absolutely imperative that the good guys stay as many steps ahead of the bad guys as possible when it comes to the friction provided by society and the security systems in place. This need is amplified on an international scale, where…

Iris Biometrics in Healthcare, Fingerprints For Physical Access and The Practicality of Mobile Full Body Biometric Gaming – findBIOMETRICS Industry News Roundup: December 2-6

Iris Biometrics in Healthcare, Fingerprints For Physical Access and The Practicality of Mobile Full Body Biometric Gaming – findBIOMETRICS Industry News Roundup: December 2-6

December 8, 2013 – by Peter B. Counter      The week began with the launch of Zwipe Access biometric card: a portable contactless security device designed to enable high levels of security for access control. This is allowed by the inclusion of a touch sensor courtesy of Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC). Possibly the most…

World’s First Touch Sensor Optimized for Windows and Android, The Death of the Password and SEGA’s Biometrics of Choice – findBIOMETRICS Industry News Roundup: Nov 25-29

World’s First Touch Sensor Optimized for Windows and Android, The Death of the Password and SEGA’s Biometrics of Choice – findBIOMETRICS Industry News Roundup: Nov 25-29

November 30, 2013 – by Peter B. Counter      This week Fingerprint Cards AB continued on in its exceptional year willed with innovations, design wins and breaking its own financial records, this time introducing the FPC1020: the world’s first capacitive touch fingerprint sensor optimized for Android and Windows devices. The news was incredibly well…

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