BioConnect

INTERVIEW: Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

INTERVIEW: Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

Toronto-based BioConnect has long been one of the major multimodal biometric solutions providers for businesses, having collaborated with some big names like Visa. Lately, the company has been keen to highlight how this kind of technology can be used to prevent high-profile data breach fiascos, and it looks like a growing proportion of the enterprise…

WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT: The Evolution of Money and Biometrics

WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT: The Evolution of Money and Biometrics

Announcing: The Evolution of Money and Biometrics For years, finance has been the market through which biometrics have seen the greatest proliferation. Mobile wallets and banking apps leveraged face, voice and fingerprint biometrics to bring convenience and security to mCommerce, and in turn launched biometric technology into the mainstream. But mass adoption is just the beginning.…

BioConnect to Promote Biometric Security at Major Industry Events

BioConnect to Promote Biometric Security at Major Industry Events

Multimodal biometrics specialist BioConnect has been evangelizing about the benefits of biometric security to protect against fiascos like the Equifax breach, and its top executives are taking their message on the road as they attend multiple industry events in North America. The Toronto-based company is kicking things off at Sibos 2017 in its hometown, where…

Biometric Audit Trails Can Thwart Data Center Insider Attacks: BioConnect

Biometric Audit Trails Can Thwart Data Center Insider Attacks: BioConnect

Biometric security is critical to data colocation centers, argues BioConnect’s James Shannon in a new post on the company’s blog. Shannon asserts that because most data centers have excellent perimeter security, “any data center operator will tell you that the greatest risk they face is a security breach from within.” And those breaches aren’t always…

BioConnect’s CabinetShield Solution Targeted at Colocation Market

BioConnect’s CabinetShield Solution Targeted at Colocation Market

BioConnect‘s newest biometric security solution is aimed at the colocation market. Called CabinetShield, it’s a dual-factor lock for common server cabinets that supports fingerprint sand card-based authentication. The solution features an HID multiCLASS reader and a fingerprint sensor, and is designed to connect to access control systems through the BioConnect ID Enterprise software platform. In…

Financial ID Briefing: Banking With A Selfie

Financial ID Briefing: Banking With A Selfie

The Financial ID Briefing brings you top highlights from the world of biometrics, mobile ID, and finance. It is powered by FindBiometrics and Money20/20. Banking With a Selfie in Argentina ICBC, the largest bank in the world by asset volume, recently embraced facial recognition based security at its Argentinian subsidiary. The biometric security comes via…

Financial ID Briefing: Technophobia, Selfie Finance, Copenhagen

Financial ID Briefing: Technophobia, Selfie Finance, Copenhagen

The Financial ID Briefing brings you top highlights from the world of biometrics, mobile ID, and finance. It is powered by FindBiometrics and Money20/20. The Obstacle of Technophobia A new research report from HSBC, Trust in Technology, asserts that the biggest obstacle facing the mainstream adoption of biometrics in FinTech is consumer technophobia based on…

BioConnect Integrates FacePhi Facial Recognition Solution

BioConnect Integrates FacePhi Facial Recognition Solution

“Both companies will showcase their joint solution at the upcoming Money20/20 Europe expo, with Douglas and Mira scheduled to participate in an expert panel discussion on multimodal biometrics in FinTech, which will be hosted by FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill.” BioConnect is integrating FacePhi‘s facial biometrics technology into its eponymous multimodal authentication platform, the companies have…

Look and Listen: Check Out Our ISC West 2017 Highlights

Look and Listen: Check Out Our ISC West 2017 Highlights

We’re back from the ISC West conference and exhibition in Las Vegas, where we were bringing your live reporting straight from the industry-leading physical access control event. As biometrics and identity management technologies are coming further into the cultural mainstream, adapting and evolving with new innovations in connectivity and mobility, the technology is starting to…

Biometrics Buzz Continues Through Day Two of ISC West

Biometrics Buzz Continues Through Day Two of ISC West

The buzz kept building through day two of this year’s ISC West security expo in Las Vegas. The day started with the Security 5K Run / 2K Walk, an event in support of the Mission 500 child and family support charity. The event raised $125,000, which probably went some way in energizing ISC West attendees,…

ISC West 2017: Interview with Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect

ISC West 2017: Interview with Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect

FindBiometrics has been in Las Vegas all week reporting from ISC West, where biometrics are making a big impact. Peter O’Neill, President, FindBiometrics, stopped by the Suprema/BioConnect booth yesterday and interviewed Rob Douglas, CEO of BioConnect. The conversation begins with a rundown of three major solutions BioConnect is showing-off at ISC West this year—enterprise authentication, next…

ISC West 2017: Interview with Suprema’s Hanchul Kim [AUDIO]

ISC West 2017: Interview with Suprema’s Hanchul Kim [AUDIO]

This week FindBiometrics is reporting from the exhibition floor of ISC West. Suprema, Inc. is in attendance, as usual, premiering its new facial recognition solution, FaceStation 2—an impressive piece of physical access technology that can perform 1:3,000 matches per second. FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill stopped by the Suprema/BioConnect joint booth (#22075) and interviewed Hanchul Kim, Managing…

BioConnect Tackles Mobile Security in the Enterprise

BioConnect Tackles Mobile Security in the Enterprise

As mobile devices play an increasingly prominent role in the enterprise, BioConnect is working on solving the issue of security. In a new blog post, the company asserts that it’s working with major access control solutions providers like AMAG Technology – which BioConnect has worked with before, back when it was operating as Entertech Systems…

New FaceStation, Mobile App Kit Among Suprema-BioConnect Showpieces for ISC West

New FaceStation, Mobile App Kit Among Suprema-BioConnect Showpieces for ISC West

“The station, which features an adjustable wall bracket, can perform 1:3,000 matches per second, and enables multi-factor authentication with its RF card reading capability and PIN entry support.” BioConnect and Suprema are preparing to showcase a number of new offerings at this year’s ISC West security trade show. Carrying on their longtime partnership, BioConnect is…

BioConnect and Genetec Combine Biometrics and Security Platforms

BioConnect and Genetec Combine Biometrics and Security Platforms

” Genetec’s Security Center offers video surveillance, automatic license plate recognition, access control, and IP communications applications…” Genetec and BioConnect have joined forces, with the former’s security platform integrating the latter’s biometric identity solution. It’s likely to prove a good fit. Genetec’s Security Center offers video surveillance, automatic license plate recognition, access control, and IP…

BioConnect to Help Bring EMKA Biometric Lock Solutions to More Businesses

BioConnect to Help Bring EMKA Biometric Lock Solutions to More Businesses

UK-based lock solutions provider EMKA has teamed up with BioConnect to enable biometric access control solutions for the enterprise. While EMKA has long offered biometric cabinet lock systems, those fingerprint-based solutions have entailed special access control management software from EMKA and its partner Digitus Biometrics, and weren’t compatible with separate access control systems. That has proven increasingly…

New Overtime Legislation Calls for Biometric Tracking: BioConnect

New Overtime Legislation Calls for Biometric Tracking: BioConnect

New federal legislation that will render millions of American workers eligible for overtime pay is prompting BioConnect to point out the advantages of biometric time and attendance tracking. In a blog post on its website, the company points out that the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, will come into effect on December 1st. When…

BioConnect Brings VoiceVault Tech to Mobile Platform

BioConnect Brings VoiceVault Tech to Mobile Platform

“BioConnect specified that VoiceVault’s technology will be brought to the mobile version of its identity platform. Users will receive mobile prompts requiring spoken responses for authentication.” BioConnect is incorporating voice biometric technology from VoiceVault into its authentication platform, the companies have announced. In a statement announcing the integration, BioConnect specified that VoiceVault’s technology will be…

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