Access Control

Nymi Band Available In Early Access Program

Nymi Band Available In Early Access Program

Nymi has discontinued its Nymi Band Developer Kit and replaced it with the Early Access Program (EAP) for its device’s commercial release. The company’s wristband wearable device is designed to measure a user’s cardiac biometrics for authentication, since those pulse patterns can offer a profile unique to each user. The company has advertised the product’s…

Face Forensics’ Access Control System Links Face Biometrics to ID Cards

Face Forensics’ Access Control System Links Face Biometrics to ID Cards

Vancouver-based biometric solutions provider Face Forensics has issued a new version of its F2 facial recognition platform. It’s an access control system that combines smart cards with biometrics for enhanced security. A user’s facial biometric profile is attached to her ID card; when the user scans or swipes the card through a building entrance’s card…

ICAM Solutions Provider Cites Rise of Biometric IDs in New Partnership

ICAM Solutions Provider Cites Rise of Biometric IDs in New Partnership

“Biometric systems are considered to be the most efficient method in the world when it comes to access controls, identification and authentication, and applications for e-passports and identity cards, and help combat identity fraud.” – GET Group NA Managing Director Alex Kambanis Identity, credential, and access management (ICAM) solutions provider GET Group North America has become…

INTERVIEW: Arie Melamed, CMO, FST Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Arie Melamed, CMO, FST Biometrics

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently had the opportunity to speak with Arie Melamed, CMO of FST Biometrics, ahead of next week’s ASIS conference—held September 12-14 in Orlando, Florida. The conversation with Melamed begins with an examination of the recent growth experienced by FST and an overview of its flagship biometric system, IMID (In Motion Identification). IMID is multimodal, convenient, and…

Natural Security Mobile App Relies on Fingerprint Biometrics

Natural Security Mobile App Relies on Fingerprint Biometrics

“The Natural Security mobile app is currently being rolled out in the US at San Jose State University and in France through the Lille-based Envies de Saison fast-food chain, and the Natural Security Alliance says more partnerships are in the pipeline…” The Natural Security Alliance has launched its Natural Security mobile app on iOS and…

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…

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