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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…

BioConnect and Visa to Discuss Post-Password Security at Money20/20

BioConnect and Visa to Discuss Post-Password Security at Money20/20

BioConnect and Visa are teaming up for a discussion on post-password security at this year’s Money20/20 conference. Entitled ‘Streamlining Authentication, Empowering a World Beyond Passwords’, the session will look at the new kinds of data available from contemporary smartphones that can be leveraged for user authentication. Announcing the panel on the Money20/20 website, the team…

EyeVerify Reaffirms BioConnect Partnership In Wake Of Ant Financial Acquisition

EyeVerify Reaffirms BioConnect Partnership In Wake Of Ant Financial Acquisition

In the wake of its acquisition by Ant Financial, EyeVerify is doubling down on its commitment to work with BioConnect. The latter two companies first teamed up earlier this summer, with BioConnect aiming to bring EyeVerify’s eye vein biometrics technology to its eponymous multi-factor authentication platform. With EyeVerify’s Eyeprint ID system having attracted some considerable interest…

Suprema to Showcase Latest BioEntry, BioStar Solutions at Security Essen 2016

Suprema to Showcase Latest BioEntry, BioStar Solutions at Security Essen 2016

Suprema is will showcase its BioEntry W2 access control solution at the Security Essen 2016 security and fire prevention trade show in Germany. It’s the latest promotional push for BioEntry W2, which is designed for outdoor applications and offers a fingerprint biometrics matching speed of 150,000 per second. The system was launched this past June…

BioConnect Integrates EyeVerify’s Eye Vein Biometrics Tech

BioConnect Integrates EyeVerify’s Eye Vein Biometrics Tech

“Integrating EyeVerify’s technology is in line with BioConnect’s reputation for embracing new and innovative biometric modalities…” BioConnect is bringing EyeVerify’s eye vein biometric technology to its eponymous platform, the companies have announced. The partnership will see the integration of Eyeprint ID, EyeVerify’s flagship biometric system. It’s designed to use a standard smartphone camera to image the vein…

‘Tremendous Demand’ for Biometric Security in Data Center Colocation

‘Tremendous Demand’ for Biometric Security in Data Center Colocation

There is growing demand for biometric security in the data center colocation market—if DataBank’s experience offers any indication. In a new interview on BioConnect’s blog, the company’s Marketing Manager, Jessica Gagner, and DataBank’s Director of Data Center Operations, Kelly Lane, discuss the technology’s growing importance in the field. Lane asserts that biometric technology plays a “tremendous”…

BioConnect Makes Case for BioEntry W2 Access Control

BioConnect Makes Case for BioEntry W2 Access Control

BioEntry W2 is capable of reading smart cards, supporting a range of RFID standards including HID iCLASS, MIFARE, and NFC. BioConnect is making a strong case for Suprema’s BioEntry W2 fingerprint-based access control solution. First announced in early June, BioEntry W2 can store the identity data of up to half a million users, and it can…

Fighting Buddy Punching with Biometrics

Fighting Buddy Punching with Biometrics

BioConnect is highlighting how biometric technology can reduce time theft in the workplace. As the company’s Claire Scholz explains in a blog post, “time theft” is what happens when employees inaccurately record their hours worked, either through “buddy punching” in which a colleague clocks in and out on the employee’s behalf—with a smart card, for…

BioConnect Founder Has Great Expectation For Biometrics Industry

BioConnect Founder Has Great Expectation For Biometrics Industry

The founder and CEO of BioConnect has some bold predictions for the biometrics industry. Writing on the company’s blog, Rob Douglas predicts that biometric authentication “is going to become the standard for all transactions whether physical or digital applications.” But Douglas also notes the tension in balancing convenience against security, predicting that biometric solutions providers will…

Banking Big On Biometrics: BioConnect

Banking Big On Biometrics: BioConnect

BioConnect’s Bianca Lopes is highlighting the impactful ways in which the financial services industry is embracing biometric technology. In a post on the company’s blog, Lopes suggests that with Touch ID having surreptitiously pioneered the mass market mainstreaming of biometric authentication, banks are now taking advantage of the technology in a number of ways. Lopes…

Multi-Health Systems to Integrate BioConnect Platform

Multi-Health Systems to Integrate BioConnect Platform

BioConnect has announced a major new client in the healthcare sector. Multi-Health Systems (MHS) is integrating the company’s eponymous identity platform. The integration will bring BioConnect’s mobile biometric authentication technology to MHS’s IT infrastructure, physical infrastructure (in the form of access control), and its critical applications. All client and employee identities will be consolidated into…

IFSEC 2016: Suprema To Showcase BioEntry W2, BioStar TA

IFSEC 2016: Suprema To Showcase BioEntry W2, BioStar TA

Suprema will be at this week’s IFSEC 2016 conference where it will demonstrate its recently announced BioEntry W2 fingerprint access control device as well as the latest version of its BioStar 2 solution: BioStar TA. The conference runs June 21 to 23, and Suprema will be manning booth E1400. “At IFSEC 2016, visitors to the…

UK Data Hosting Company Deploys BioConnect Access Control

UK Data Hosting Company Deploys BioConnect Access Control

BioConnect‘s flagship biometric identity platform has been deployed by Netwise Hosting Ltd., a London-based data center colocation provider. The system was implemented for access control purposes. It’s a measure that Netwise Hosting sought to implement as it expanded its facilities with a new 11,000-square foot data center. The company’s business revolves around hosting increasing amounts…

BioConnect Highlights Factors Driving Banks’ Embrace of Biometrics

BioConnect Highlights Factors Driving Banks’ Embrace of Biometrics

Canadian bank Tangerine has brought Eyeprint ID biometric authentication to its mobile app for user login, illustrating an ongoing trend that has seen numerous financial services institutions embrace biometric login and security—and BioConnect is taking the opportunity to explain why. In a new post on the company’s blog, BioConnect’s Brett Mueller highlights a few key…

Suprema Announces BioConnect Support

Suprema Announces BioConnect Support

Suprema has officially announced its support for the BioConnect Identity Platform. Effective today, the company’s biometric hardware solutions are fully compatible with BioConnect‘s flagship platform. It’s a continuation of a partnership that goes far back, with BioConnect having been Suprema’s operating partner under the name Entertech, prior to its rebrand this past March. And it’s…

BioConnect Partners with UK Distributor Norbain

BioConnect Partners with UK Distributor Norbain

BioConnect has partnered with a new UK distributor. Specializing in access control, IP, CCTV, and intruder detection solutions, Norbain is now offering customers multiple BioConnect products. One of those is, of course, the flagship BioConnect identity platform, which offers multi-factor authentication via technologies including fingerprint scanning. Norbain is also offering the compatible BioStation A2 and…

BioConnect Becomes FIDO Alliance Member

BioConnect Becomes FIDO Alliance Member

BioConnect has become a sponsor member of the FIDO Alliance, the company has announced. In keeping with the company’s slogan, in a statement announcing the FIDO members, BioConnect framed it as another step on its “Quest for Rightful Identity,” which of course entails the company’s unique biometric authentication technologies. CEO Rob Douglas also suggested the…

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: The Roundup

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: The Roundup

It’s time to close the door on Physical Access & Enterprise Month (if you’ll forgive the pun). Throughout April we have been focusing on physical access control and biometric enterprise solutions, applications, events, and innovations. Today we are going to take a look back on the festivities and all the ways that our featured topic…

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