Access Control

Tyco Focuses on Iris Biometrics with EyeLock Partnership

Tyco Focuses on Iris Biometrics with EyeLock Partnership

Tyco Integrated Security has announced a new partnership with EyeLock LLC, which will see the latter’s iris scanning biometric identification technology offered to Tyco’s customers. Tyco hasn’t yet elaborated on the specific platform through which EyeLock’s technology will be delivered to its clients, but in a statement announcing the partnership the company referred to its…

Will The Next MacBook Pro Sport a Fingerprint Scanning Power Button?

Will The Next MacBook Pro Sport a Fingerprint Scanning Power Button?

Evidence is mounting that the next MacBook Pro will feature an OLED touch bar and Touch ID biometric authentication. 9to5Mac reports that a “source who has provided reliable information in the past” has confirmed recent rumors that the features will arrive on the new laptop, which is expected to launch this fall. The source also reportedly…

BioConnect Highlights ISC West Trends

BioConnect Highlights ISC West Trends

After its participation in last week’s ISC West security event, BioConnect is highlighting a few major trends that its team uncovered. One is the desire for a single, standardized platform. Showcasing its flagship BioConnect v3.6 identity management platform, the company says on its blog that it found a “very receptive” audience to the idea of…

ISC West: Suprema Announces BioStation L2 Fingerprint Scanning Terminal

ISC West: Suprema Announces BioStation L2 Fingerprint Scanning Terminal

Biometrics and security specialist Suprema has unveiled its BioStation L2 fingerprint scanning terminal. It’s aimed at the enterprise access control and time and attendance tracking markets, and it features some impressive specifications under the hood. BioStation L2 has a 1.2GHz quad core processor, which Suprema calls “the most powerful processor on the market today,” and…

VIRDI Access Control Tech Integrated Into HIKVISION Video Surveillance Platform

VIRDI Access Control Tech Integrated Into HIKVISION Video Surveillance Platform

With a new agreement, South Korea-based VIRDI has integrated its biometric access control solution into HIKVISION’s video surveillance platform. The new solution leverages VIRDI’s biometric technology to bring multimodal authentication to the HIKVISION iVMS-5200P video management system, allowing for a combination of fingerprint scanning, facial recognition, card reading, and mobile-based authentication. The solution is aimed…

Steady Growth Expected for Biometric Access Control Market: TechNavio

Steady Growth Expected for Biometric Access Control Market: TechNavio

The global biometric access control market is in for steady growth over the next couple of years, according to a new report from TechNavio. The market research firm predicts a CAGR of 18 percent for the market between 2015 and 2019. According to TechNavio’s calculations, the should bring the market to a valuation of over $12…

CMITech to Show Off New Iris Scanner at connect:ID

CMITech to Show Off New Iris Scanner at connect:ID

Korea-based iris biometrics specialist CMITech plans to showcase its new EF-45 iris scanner at this week’s connect:ID exhibition. The EF-45 seeks to offer a highly intuitive user experience with a 5.0″ touchscreen that displays the user’s face while positioning for iris reading; everyone knows how to take a selfie, and the EF-45 is essentially mimicking that…

IOM Access Control Tablet Combines Iris Recognition and Mobility

IOM Access Control Tablet Combines Iris Recognition and Mobility

Identity management solutions provider SRI Identity has announced a new product for physical and logical access control. Part of the Identity on the Move (IOM) product portfolio, it’s called the IOM Access Control Tablet. It’s an apt name: The device is essentially an Android-based tablet capable of iris scanning for access control applications. In a…

News Roundup: The Next Wave in Mobile Biometrics

News Roundup: The Next Wave in Mobile Biometrics

Last week at FindBiometrics Mobile Biometrics Month 2016 continued as we counted down the days to our exclusive expert webinar, Mobile Revolution 2.0: Biometrics, Smartphones, IoT. We featured two industry interviews, saw some major product announcements, and heard another call for better liveness detection on smartphones. Mobile Biometric Month This coming Friday marks our free new webinar, Mobile Revolution 2.0:…

Anviz Biometrics Tech Protects Trade and Development Bank of Mongolia

Anviz Biometrics Tech Protects Trade and Development Bank of Mongolia

The Trade and Development Bank of Mongolia (TDB) has new biometric access control systems for its rooms and elevators, as well as a time and attendance tracking system, via Anviz Global technology. The technology was recently installed by subcontractor Topica. -Registration is now open for our free exclusive Mobile Biometrics Month Webinar! Sign up now and…

Introducing Zwipe ID Biometric Access Control

Introducing Zwipe ID Biometric Access Control

Biometric smart card developer Zwipe has announced a new access control solution called Zwipe ID. It’s essentially a smart card with a built-in fingerprint authentication system, and it’s compatible with MIFARE DESFire and MIFARE Classic Access Control systems. Zwipe ID employs on-card enrollment and keeps the user’s biometric data on the card; and the company…

Healthcare Month 2016: The Primer

Healthcare Month 2016: The Primer

Throughout February FindBiometrics will be placing a featured focus on the healthcare market. To get things started, we’re kicking things off with a primer on the topic. Healthcare is a dynamic area for biometrics, offering areas of potential deployment in everything from administrative and HR operations, to enabling home care thanks to wearable tech that…

ACaaS Market to See ‘Immense Growth’: Report

ACaaS Market to See ‘Immense Growth’: Report

TechNavio is predicting “immense growth” for the global Access Control as a Service (ACaaS) market over the next few years. In a new report, the market research firm forecasts a CAGR of 24 percent between 2016 and 2020. In a report synopsis, TechNavio credits much of the market’s expansion to “the growing need for high-level…

Smart Gun Technology Emerges as Safety Solution

Smart Gun Technology Emerges as Safety Solution

Biometrics and other smart technologies are increasingly coming into view as gun safety solutions. It’s a development fuelled in large part by ongoing and pervasive gun violence in America, and President Obama’s efforts to curb it, with smart gun research being an important component in recent executive action on his part. While the National Rifle…

Iris ID Tech Secures CERN Facilities

Iris ID Tech Secures CERN Facilities

Iris biometrics specialist Iris ID has finished installing its iris recognition readers at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland. While Iris ID technology has seen large-scale deployments in settings like major financial institutions and even national elections, its CERN deployments may be among its most high-profile. Co-run by 21 countries, CERN is…

Frost & Sullivan Names MorphoTrak Company of the Year for 2015

Frost & Sullivan Names MorphoTrak Company of the Year for 2015

MorphoTrak (Safran) has won the 2015 North American Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award. In a statement, the growth strategy firm explained that the award was given largely in recognition of MorphoTrak’s MorphoWave Tower, which allows for easy-to-use, contactless fingerprint scanning, capturing four fingerprints with one wave of a user’s hand above the…

MorphoWave Tower Wins Major Award

MorphoWave Tower Wins Major Award

A new solution from Morpho has been awarded Access Control Product of the Year in the Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2015, an event organized by IFSEC International and FIREX International. A panel of security experts and academics gave the award to MorphoWave Tower, a touchless fingerprint scanning solution. The system is able to scan four fingerprints…

Iris ID to Bring Iris Authentication to South Korean Banks

Iris ID to Bring Iris Authentication to South Korean Banks

Iris ID has entered into a new partnership with a leading South Korean bank that could dramatically change how customers do business. The new memorandum of understanding will see the iris recognition technology developer work with Woori Bank on new authentication solutions for a number of customer interfaces. Woori Bank customers could soon be able to…

News Roundup: The 13th Annual Year in Review

News Roundup: The 13th Annual Year in Review

Last week at FindBiometrics we kicked off our 13th annual Year in Review while mobility and innovation were at the front of the headlines. Government applications makes up a good portion of the news too, and we featured an interview with Joe Rosenkrantz, CEO of FaceFirst. Here is a look back on the top stories…

Suprema Climbs A&S Security Top 50 Rankings

Suprema Climbs A&S Security Top 50 Rankings

Biometric security specialist Suprema has once again been named one of the world’s top 50 security companies in A&S International’s Security 50 Ranking. This is the fifth consecutive year that Suprema has ranked on the list. Not only that, but Suprema has been climbing; it now ranks 34th, up eight places from last year, when…

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