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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Florida Bans Biometrics In Schools

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Florida Bans Biometrics In Schools

The industry news this past week was overshadowed by a single item out of Florida. After months of debate and anticipation, the state governor signed Senate Bill 188 into law, banning the collection of student biometrics in schools from kindergarten to grade 12. As you can imagine, this is a controversial move. Biometrics don’t only…

IBIA Responds To Florida Student Biometrics Ban

IBIA Responds To Florida Student Biometrics Ban

“It is vitally important to separate fact from emotion and misinformation.” Two days ago biometrics history was made in the United States, as Senate Bill 188 was signed by governor Rick Scott, passing into law. As a result, biometric data cannot be collected from students in the state of Florida, which is now the first…

SRI and emaratech Bring Iris Biometrics to United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Oman

SRI and emaratech Bring Iris Biometrics to United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Oman

Today SRI International announced that it has entered into an exclusive reseller agreement with information technology solutions provider emaratech. The new strategic relationship will see emaratech providing SRI’s Iris on the Move (IOM) biometric product line in the United Arab Emirates and Jordan as well as in Oman (though without exclusivity here). The IOM biometric…

MorphoTrak Partners With Identity One, Brings Biometric Access To Railroads

MorphoTrak Partners With Identity One, Brings Biometric Access To Railroads

Today, biometric solutions provider MorphoTrak USA (Safran) announced a partnership with Identity One, a specialist in biometric middleware and off-the shelf biometric software products. The new team up will see Identity one playing the role of integrator, delivering biometric access control and time and attendance solutions to a large North American freight railroad network company.…

Physical Access Control Month Roundup

Physical Access Control Month Roundup

It is time to close the door (forgive the pun) on Physical Access Control Month here at findBIOMETRICS. All throughout April, from our coverage of the ISC West conference and through our weekly featured articles, industry news and blog posts we have been celebrating the versatility of biometric security solutions in physical deployments. Let’s take…

VIDEO: Gary Jones Demonstrates MorphoAccess SIGMA and MorphoTablet

VIDEO: Gary Jones Demonstrates MorphoAccess SIGMA and MorphoTablet

Earlier in April, findBIOMETRICS president Peter O’Neill headed to Las Vegas, Nevada in order to attend the ISC West 2014 conference and exhibition. While there he had a chance to catch up with the biometric physical access control providers in attendance and capture some enlightening video demonstrations of the technology we’ve been featuring all month…

VIDEO: Zwipe Biometric Access Card Demonstrated at ISC West

Earlier this month in Las Vegas, Nevada, the biometrics industry had its eye on ISC West 2014 conference and exhibition. Peter O’Neill, president of findBIOMETRICS was there to take video of the biometric security solutions on the exhibition floor. Zwipe AS was in attendance as well, premiering its biometric access card that attacks the major…

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 Barriers of Adoption In Biometric Physical Access Control

The Barriers of Adoption In Biometric Physical Access Control

This is week two of Physical Access Control Month here at findBIOMETRICS. Right now the major discussion in security of this kind is what adoption barriers face vendors and enterprises alike. Last week we touched on this briefly: there are some common issues that are keeping these two parties apart, each one a demand from…

EnterTech Systems Partners with Open Options For Global Biometric Access Control Adoption

EnterTech Systems Partners with Open Options For Global Biometric Access Control Adoption

Breaking down adoption barriers is a big part of the discussions in biometric physical access control, and a company that has been constantly endeavoring to be a key part of these conversations is EnterTech Systems, the US operating partner of Suprema. Recently, continuing in this same manner, EnterTech announced a partnership with Open Options, a…

ISC West 2014: Iris ID Releases iCAM Manager Software Development Kit

ISC West 2014: Iris ID Releases iCAM Manager Software Development Kit

This week in Las Vegas the ISC West conference and exhibition is keeping the attention of the biometrics industry. The event is a major happening in the world of physical access control verticals and as was discussed in the latest findBIOMETRICS primer, biometric technology has an immense number of applications when it comes to keeping…

Iris ID Announces Integration with DAQ Electronics and SekureID

Iris ID Announces Integration with DAQ Electronics and SekureID

On Friday, Iris ID announced two new partners in integration. Both SekureID Corp and DAQ Electronics have joined the Iris ID certified partner program and will have their respective integrated biometric solutions on display at this week’s ISC West conference and exhibition. (Important note for exhibition goers: the solutions described below appear at separate locations…

Interview with Mohammed Murad, Vice President of Sales, Iris ID Systems Inc.

iris-id-newsletterOur roadmap is full of new and exciting technologies. We are looking in multiple areas and, as iris recognition grows, vertical applications in markets such as healthcare and within healthcare, time and attendance or patient registration etc. All of those applications are starting to surface and we are trying to focus more on the vertical application side of the business and not just horizontal identity management applications.

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…

Industry News Roundup: Biometric Conferences, Conveniences and Coolness

Industry News Roundup: Biometric Conferences, Conveniences and Coolness

March 16, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      This week saw the announcement of two major biometrics industry conferences, both being held in the next seven days, one in Washington DC, the other in Hong Kong. CARTES Asia will be offering a look at innovations in smart card tech, mobile and other security…

The Coolness Factor: Lumidigm Expands VaxTrac System To 31 New Clinics in Southern Benin

The Coolness Factor: Lumidigm Expands VaxTrac System To 31 New Clinics in Southern Benin

March 13, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      Today, Lumidigm (recently acquired by HID Global) announced that it will be deploying its proprietary multispectral imaging technology across 31 new clinics in southern Benin, West Africa. The large deployment is in the company’s continued efforts to provide vaccination tracking in the region through the…

BIO-key Fingerprint Authentication Protecting AEON Credit Call Centers

BIO-key Fingerprint Authentication Protecting AEON Credit Call Centers

March 10, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      AEON Credit Services has taken the necessary steps to improve security and cut down on redundant administration costs associated with password resets by taking the plunge into biometric logical access control. The company is a subsidiary of AEON Credit Japan, which is primarily involved in…

IBM Pulse 2014: BIO-key to Present Fingerprint Authentication For ISAM

IBM Pulse 2014: BIO-key to Present Fingerprint Authentication For ISAM

February 21, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      IBM Pulse 2014 is taking place in Las Vegas next week from February 24 to the 27 and will see the convergence of over 9,000 C-level cloud industry leaders and personalities in attendance. Among these many vendors and influencers attendees will find BIO-key International located…

Face Biometrics as a Service: Time Tracking For Small Businesses From FotoPunch

Face Biometrics as a Service: Time Tracking For Small Businesses From FotoPunch

January 21, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      Time is arguably the most important resource a business has. Big or small, the operations undertaken in order to maintain even the status quo for a business mandate that everybody puts in their due time and be compensated accordingly. Unfortunately, in businesses of all sizes,…

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