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Gemalto to Buy 3M Identity Management Business

Gemalto to Buy 3M Identity Management Business

Gemalto is going to buy 3M’s Identity Management business, which includes 3M Cogent, the latter’s biometric security arm. The companies are in direct negotiations now, with the acquisition expected to close in the first half of 2017 to the tune of $850 million. In a statement announcing the acquisition, Gemalto highlighted 3M Cogent’s activities in law…

UK Law Enforcement Market Eager to Add Biometrics to Arsenal

In a Law Enforcement Biometrics Month miracle, a market research firm has issued a new report on just that topic. Research and Markets, which bills itself as the world’s largest market research store, has just released its report, “Law Enforcement Biometrics Market in UK 2014-2018”, in which the firm outlines are growing market for biometric…

iBeta’s Biometrics Team Scores Fingerprint Evaluation Study

iBeta’s Biometrics Team Scores Fingerprint Evaluation Study

Today, iBeta Quality Assurance announced that Sandia National Laboratories has awarded it with a Fingerprint Evaluation Study Contract. iBeta, an accredited Biometrics Testing Laboratory under the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program, will conduct the study on biometric devices provided by 3M, Integrated Biometrics, Lumidigm and Precise Biometrics. Sandia Laboratories is being sponsored by the Department…

Report Names Key Vendors in Growing Law Enforcement Biometrics Market

Report Names Key Vendors in Growing Law Enforcement Biometrics Market

A new report from firm Research and Markets has named Safran, NEC, 3M Cogent and Cross Match Technologies as the key vendors in the law enforcement biometrics market. According to the research firm, based on its objective analysis built around a combination of primary and secondary sources, the law enforcement biometrics market is set to…

Government Adoption Named Key Driver in Latin American Biometrics Market

Government Adoption Named Key Driver in Latin American Biometrics Market

A new report from Research and Markets examining the biometrics market in Latin America forecasts a CAGR of 23.7 percent between 2013 and 2018. Detailing the key drivers and challenges for the market, the report titled “Biometrics Market in Latin America 2014-2018” mentions a number companies the readers of findBIOMETRICS will no doubt be familiar…

Multi-Modal Month – Week One: The Primer

We are undergoing some big changes here at findBIOMETRICS, and to celebrate June will be Multi-Modal Month. Not just focusing on solutions that leverage multiple types of biometric technology, this month’s theme will be a broad look at the staggering diversity of technology covered under the umbrella of “biometrics,” as well as some of the…

VIDEO: 3M Cogent Demonstrates Two-Factor Biometric Access Control

Earlier this month findBIOMETRICS president Peter O’Neill headed to Las Vegas, Nevada – camera in tow – in order to cover ISC West 2014: a conference and exhibition dedicated to physical access control (the topic of the month here). Attending the event was 3M Cogent. Peter had an opportunity to capture a demonstration of the…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Kicking Off Physical Access Control Month

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Kicking Off Physical Access Control Month

The first week of April wielded a massive amount of biometrics industry news, and much of it was appropriately on theme with the topic of the month: biometric physical access control. To get everyone up to speed with just exactly what sort of things we will be talking about this month in the featured articles,…

Primer: What We Talk About When We Talk About Biometric Physical Access Control

Primer: What We Talk About When We Talk About Biometric Physical Access Control

ISC West 2014, which is underway in Las Vegas and will be running through Friday, is playing host to a large number of biometrics vendors and professionals involved in physical access control. Now is naturally a great time to explore the exciting and versatile world of biometric physical access control. That is why findBIOMETRICS has…

3M Cogent MiY Biometric Readers Win New Integrator

3M Cogent MiY Biometric Readers Win New Integrator

April 1, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      Today, 3M Cogent announced that Schneider Electric has selected the biometric solutions provider’s MiY biometric access control readers to be integrated into its bulding management solutions. Schneider Electric’s Andover Continuum Integrated Security and Building Management Solution is, as its name implies, a full management system…

3M Cogent Biometric Fingerprint Technology Integrated Into Entrust IdentityGuard

3M Cogent Biometric Fingerprint Technology Integrated Into Entrust IdentityGuard

February 24, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      As is often said, the key to biometric adoption lies in a delicate balance between a promised increase of security and a decrease in the friction users experience when interacting with it. Essentially: next generation authentication is in high demand, but its biggest obstacle in…

The Global Automated Border Control Market: Forecasts & Analysis

Automated Border Control (ABC) solutions are fundamentally transforming the global travel experience. From Australia’s SmartGate’s and US Global Entry to the hundreds of eChannel gates at Hong Kong land and sea crossings, to the Automated Passport Control Kiosks rolling out across North America, and the nearly 200 eGates planned for deployment in the UK and…

The Mobile Biometrics Market Landscape

Do you believe the future of identity is increasingly mobile and that biometrics has a critical role to play in the mainstreaming of mobile identity? Then join findBIOMETRICS and Acuity Market Intelligence for 30-minutes of thought provoking market analysis as we introduce Acuity’s latest market model – the Mobile Biometrics Market Landscape. Acuity’s Principal, C.…

THE FUTURE OF MOBILE ID – Mobile ID Industry Update

Frost & Sullivan’s Brent Iadarola, Global Program Manager Mobile & Wireless and Maxine Most, Principal, Acuity Market Intelligence explore the changing Mobile landscape, anticipated growth areas, Mobile payments, BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), different technologies, current trends, ID opportunities and challenges with a focus on Biometrics and a look to the Future. Sponsored by MorphoTrak, NEC,…

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…

3M Cogent Biometric Access Control Reader Awarded Top Honors By the Security Industry Association

ST. PAUL, Minn.–The 3M Cogent MiY-Touch indoor touch-screen biometric access control reader bested more than 80 other products to win the coveted Judge’s Choice Award at the Security Industry Association’s (SIA) 2013 New Product Showcase (NPS) last week at ISC West in Las Vegas. The MiY-Touch indoor biometric touch-screen access control reader is compact, fast,…

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