algorithm

Precise Biometrics Refines Algorithm Software To Support Even Smaller Sensors

Precise Biometrics Refines Algorithm Software To Support Even Smaller Sensors

“The refinements were made primarily to better target the software solution to smart card applications…” Precise Biometrics has refined its Precise BioMatch Embedded algorithm software to enable support for even smaller fingerprint sensors. The company says its software now supports sensors as small as 30mm², and that it can operate via power-efficient microcontrollers. The refinements…

IDEX Points to ‘Billion Unit Potential’ in Pitch to Investors

IDEX Points to ‘Billion Unit Potential’ in Pitch to Investors

IDEX is making its pitch to investors and analysts at a couple of financial conferences. Today, the company’s CFO, Henrik Knudtzon, delivered a presentation at the DNB Nordic Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) Conference in Oslo. Knudtzon’s presentation focused on opportunities in the mobile, Internet of Things, and biometric smart cards market, which together offered…

Machine Learning Algorithm Could Tell Investigators Whether a Fingerprint is Useful

Machine Learning Algorithm Could Tell Investigators Whether a Fingerprint is Useful

Scientists with the National Institute of Standards and Technology and Michigan State University say they have engineered a new algorithm that could eliminate the need for humans to perform a key step in fingerprint analysis, and thereby reduce human error in forensic investigations. The algorithm tackles the first step in an investigation of latent fingerprints…

IDEX First Half Report Depicts Building Momentum

IDEX First Half Report Depicts Building Momentum

“The trend toward in-display fingerprint sensors on mobile devices also presents “unique opportunities for using the IDEX off-chip sensor,” according to the report.” IDEX has issued its Q2 and first half update for 2017. The quarter saw revenues of NOK 4.7 million, compared to NOK 14.1 million in Q2 of 2016. Looking to the full…

IDEX to Issue Interim Update on August 10th

IDEX to Issue Interim Update on August 10th

IDEX will issue its half-year report for 2017 on August 10th, the company has announced. The report will review what has been an eventful first half of the year, with some particularly salient events in the second quarter. April saw the revelation that IDEX technology was being used in Mastercard’s new biometric payment cards, for…

The First European Trial Of Mastercard’s New Biometric Payment Cards Has Concluded

The First European Trial Of Mastercard’s New Biometric Payment Cards Has Concluded

The first European trial of Mastercard’s new biometric payment cards has concluded, with successful results continuing the program’s momentum. The development comes after Mastercard announced the first successful trials of its biometric payment cards in Africa this spring, with the company promising further trials to come in Europe and the APAC region. The first European…

IDEX Announces Refined Matching Algorithm for Smart Cards

IDEX Announces Refined Matching Algorithm for Smart Cards

IDEX has developed a new biometric matching algorithm tailored for smart card applications. In a statement announcing the solution, the company said the algorithm was “specifically designed to deliver a step-function improvement in performance for applications with acute power, processing and memory limitations.” Commenting further, IDEX CEO Dr. Hemant Mardia said the solution is built upon…

Suprema Claims Fastest Fingerprint Matching With BioSign 2.0

Suprema Claims Fastest Fingerprint Matching With BioSign 2.0

“Like the original BioSign launched at last year’s Mobile World Congress, there is also an emphasis with BioSign 2.0 on size, with Suprema asserting that it’s the world’s smallest fingerprint sensor at 13mm².” Suprema has announced a new version of its BioSign fingerprint biometrics solution, just in time for Mobile World Congress 2017, where it…

Innovatrics Algorithm Tops Accuracy Ranking in NIST PFT II Test

Innovatrics Algorithm Tops Accuracy Ranking in NIST PFT II Test

Innovatrics has come out on top in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Proprietary Fingerprint Template Evaluation II (PFT II) test, the company has announced. The test is meant to assess the accuracy of the algorithms used in the end stages of fingerprint matching, and Innovatrics’ software has achieved a top ranking in accuracy…

FingerCell 3.0 Offers IoT Applications

FingerCell 3.0 Offers IoT Applications

Lithuania-based Neurotechnology has announced a new software development kit for low-power fingerprint recognition called FingerCell 3.0. The solution is designed for small sensors, and can produce a biometric template using under 128KB of memory. Offering the example application of an ARM Cortex-M4 microcontroller, Neurotechnology says it can produce a template in 650 milliseconds based on…

DERMALOG Claims Fastest AFIS in the World

DERMALOG Claims Fastest AFIS in the World

DERMALOG says it now has “the fastest Automated Fingerprint Identification System in the world”, according to a statement from the company. It’s called DERMALOG AFIS, and the company says it can perform almost a billion matches per second. The company hasn’t yet offered specific data on the offering’s accuracy, but says it’s “extremely reliable” based…

Image Match Design Inc. Licenses Precise BioMatch Software Platforms

Image Match Design Inc. Licenses Precise BioMatch Software Platforms

A Taiwan-based sensor maker is Precise Biometrics’ newest client. Image Match Design Inc. has licensed both of Precise Biometrics’ major biometric algorithm software platforms, Precise BioMatch Mobile and Precise BioMatch Embedded. The agreement includes annual licensing and support fees, and a per-unit fee, with Precise Biometrics anticipating that it will start seeing revenues from the…

New Tablet Integrates Precise BioMatch Mobile

New Tablet Integrates Precise BioMatch Mobile

Precise Biometrics algorithm software – Precise BioMatch Mobile – has been integrated into a new tablet. In a statement announcing the integration, Precise Biometrics declined to name the tablet’s maker, but referred to it as ‘a leading Chinese vendor’. The company also indicated that the integration is a result of a collaboration with Synaptics, a user interface and fingerprint sensor…

Precise Biometrics Reaches Smartphone Milestone

Precise Biometrics Reaches Smartphone Milestone

Precise Biometrics has reached a major milestone in its smartphone biometric line of business. The company has announced that its Precise BioMatch Mobile algorithm software has now been integrated into more than a hundred smartphones, from over 30 different vendors. In a statement announcing the watermark, Precise Biometrics CEO Håkan Persson said the achievement is a…

FPC Announces Upgraded Algorithm, New Huawei Integrations

FPC Announces Upgraded Algorithm, New Huawei Integrations

Fingerprint Cards is celebrating more major integrations of its biometric sensor technology, as well as an upgraded algorithm, the company has announced. It’s good news for Huawei, whose new P9 and P9+ smartphones feature FPC1025 sensors. Those sensors can now benefit from FPC’s enhanced algorithm which it says offers faster identification and is optimized for…

MStar Semiconductor Licenses Precise Biometrics Tech

MStar Semiconductor Licenses Precise Biometrics Tech

Precise Biometrics has licensed its biometric algorithm software to a Taiwan-based integrated circuit developer. With the agreement, MStar Semiconductor can now build fingerprint sensors running on Precise BioMatch Mobile. It’s the same technology that has helped to power the biometric scanning capabilities of a wide range of smartphones, very often via sensors made by Fingerprint…

New Meizu’s Meilan Metal Smartphone Features Precise Biometrics Tech

New Meizu’s Meilan Metal Smartphone Features Precise Biometrics Tech

“Meizu is a repeat customer for Precise Biometrics, having previously integrated its biometric software into devices such as the Pro 5 and the MX5 smartphones.” A new version of Meizu’s Meilan Metal smartphone has been launched, and once again Precise Biometrics technology is playing an important role in the device. Like the original Meilan Metal, the…

Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 3 Gets Precise Biometrics Tech

Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 3 Gets Precise Biometrics Tech

Precise Biometrics algorithms are powering the fingerprint sensor of a major new smartphone, the company has announced. Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 3 features an FPC1035 sensor, which in turn is running Precise BioMatch Mobile, Precise Biometrics’ flagship mobile algorithm software. In a statement, Precise Biometrics CEO Håkan Persson called Xiaomi “a fast growing company that has become…

FaceVACS Upgrade Improves Matching, Age & Gender Detection

FaceVACS Upgrade Improves Matching, Age & Gender Detection

Germany-based face biometrics developer Cognitec has launched an upgraded version of its flagship FaceVACS Technology. The system features new matching algorithms that the company has designated “B10” and “A16”. The enhanced algorithms are also now better able to identify non-adults and images associated with specific kinds of ‘noise’ in their image data. In developing the…

Pages
  • 1
  • 2