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Physical Access & Enterprise Month: Truly Diverse Security

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: Truly Diverse Security

—The Webinar Biometrics, Access Control and The Enterprise of Tomorrow is now online | Click here to watch now!— Biometrics are extremely accessible now thanks to innovations in connectivity and manufacturing that has allowed for high quality identity tech to be acquired and deployed at low cost. Most frequently this level of accessibility is seen in the consumer mobility market,…

Are Mobility, Biometrics and Physical Access Intersecting?

Are Mobility, Biometrics and Physical Access Intersecting?

This year’s ISC West conference in Las Vegas was a hit, and mobile identity played an important role this year, with virtual badge technology hogging the spotlight on the exhibition floor. Companies like MicroStrategy, HID Global,  and Allegion were demonstrating solutions that brought physical access credentials into the BYOD arena. – Registration for the Webinar Biometrics,…

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…

3 Hidden Benefits to Biometrics in the Workplace

3 Hidden Benefits to Biometrics in the Workplace

Convenience and security is the name of the game when we’re talking about biometrics in the enterprise, and what it adds up to is efficiency. Low friction solutions controlling access and managing attendance equates to fewer hours spent on menial tasks and more time with employees where they need to be, doing what they are…

ISC West 2016: Biometric Solution Secures New Product Award

ISC West 2016: Biometric Solution Secures New Product Award

…And Other Highlights from the Show Floor at ISC West Each year the ISC West Conference awards best products, including in the category entitled “User Authentication, Identification, Credentialing and Management.”  In 2016 the award went to Advanced Optical Systems (AOS) based in Huntsville, Alabama for their innovative touchless four-fingerprint system ANDI On The Go. With a…

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: The Primer

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: The Primer

April is Physical Access & Enterprise Month at FindBiometrics, throughout which we will be placing a featured focus on physical access control and enterprise-facing biometric solutions and applications. To kick things off on the right foot, as usual, here is a primer to get you up to speed on all the most recent news, research,…

BioConnect Upgrades Flagship System

BioConnect Upgrades Flagship System

BioConnect has announced an update for its flagship biometric identity platform. In a statement, the company explained that while previous updates to its eponymous system have revolved around enabling integrations with other companies’ access control platforms, version 3.6 “focuses on improved performance and reliability to enhance the overall user experience.” The platform now employs more…

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect

FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill recently conducted a video interview with Rob Douglas CEO of BioConnect (formerly Entertech Systems) at the company’s headquarters in Toronto’s Liberty Village. The company recently rebranded and reasserted its mission, embarking on what the company calls “a quest for rightful identity.” The conversation between O’Neill and Douglas expands on the concept of…

BioConnect and Suprema Plan Concerted Effort for ISC West

BioConnect and Suprema Plan Concerted Effort for ISC West

BioConnect and Suprema plan to jointly exhibit a number of new solutions at next week’s ISC West security conference in Las Vegas. It’s the first major showing for BioConnect since it officially rebranded in March. The company began as a Suprema operating partner under the name Entertech, and while its name has changed to better…

BioConnect to Demo New Time and Attendance Solution at ISC West

BioConnect to Demo New Time and Attendance Solution at ISC West

Fresh off its rebranding, BioConnect plans to showcase a new biometric time and attendance solution at this year’s ISC West security conference. Called BioConnect Teamworks, it’s a cloud-based HR solution that will use biometrics including fingerprint scanning to accurately track employee attendance. It’s designed for businesses having up to a hundred locations, and it also…

Entertech Officially Rebrands as BioConnect

Entertech Officially Rebrands as BioConnect

Entertech Systems has officially rebranded under the moniker BioConnect, the company has announced. It took its original name as an operating partner of security solutions firm Suprema. At the time, the company was specializing in access control for buildings, working on technology that would allow users to gain entry; thus ‘Entertech’ became the logical and…

BioConnect Teams Up With Yardstick, a Canadian e-Learning Company

BioConnect Teams Up With Yardstick, a Canadian e-Learning Company

BioConnect has teamed up with Yardstick, an online education company, to enable biometric identification of students. BioConnect’s latest partner is a Canadian company offering e-learning and online examination services. And while such services are innovative by their nature, they’re also susceptible to the problem of identity fraud, since with traditional authentication mechanisms like username and…

Actual iD Upgrades Payroll Format Compatibility

Actual iD Upgrades Payroll Format Compatibility

Biometric time and attendance tracking specialist Actual iD has announced a significant upgrade to its platform: Actual iD Time & Absence Management now supports numerous new payroll formats. Among the payroll systems the platform now supports are ADP, Allied, Ceridian, Paychex Online, QuickBooks, and more. The integrations could significantly boost the platform’s appeal as more…

Entertech Sees Biometric Opportunity in IoT

Entertech Sees Biometric Opportunity in IoT

Entertech Systems is predicting a hugely important role for biometric technology in Internet of Things security. In a new blog post, the company cites data from Gartner and Acuity Market Intelligence highlighting the growing importance of biometric authentication in a range of areas related to the IoT. The company points to Gartner’s prediction that biometric sensors…

FindBiometrics at #BioConnectLaunch

FindBiometrics at #BioConnectLaunch

FindBiometrics was at the BioConnect Launch party, hosted by Entertech Systems at its new Toronto HQ. Here’s a glimpse at the celebration of biometrics and the next generation of physical access. [View the story “FindBiometrics at #BioConnectLaunch Party” on Storify]

Actual iD Opts for BioConnect Template Management

Actual iD Opts for BioConnect Template Management

Actual iD has opted for Entertech’s BioConnect system to provide the identification backbone for its time and attendance tracking platform, the company has announced. BioConnect is, of course, a popular biometric identity management system with a range of potential applications. It was recently integrated into AXIS Communications’ signature access control platform, and has also seen…

WATCH: Entertech CEO Rob Douglas Interview

WATCH: Entertech CEO Rob Douglas Interview

Entertech Systems has launched a new company headquarters in Toronto. FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill paid the biometrics company responsible for BioConnect a visit to interview CEO Rob Douglas. The following video interview, shot in Entertech’s cool new Liberty Village HQ, features Douglas speaking on the role of Entertech as an enabler in the new biometrics landscape.…

BioConnect 3.0 Integrated Into AXIS Access Control System

BioConnect 3.0 Integrated Into AXIS Access Control System

Suprema has announced the integration of Axis Communications’ AXIS A1001 Network Door Controller into the BioConnect 3.0 platform from EnterTech Systems, Suprema’s operating partner in Canada, Ireland, the United States and the United Kingdom. It’s essentially an infusion of Suprema’s biometric technology into AXIS’ access control system. The AXIS A1001 Network Door Controller is a non-proprietary, open…

Suprema Announces Major New Integration With Genetec

Suprema Announces Major New Integration With Genetec

Today, Suprema, Inc. announced that its biometric technology has been integrated with Genetec’s open platform, unified IP security solutions. The integration is big news for the companies, as it will see biometric devices from Suprema paired with Genetec’s Security Center platform and BioConnect 3.0 from EnterTech Systems – Suprema’s operating partner in the US, UK,…

EnterTech Signs New UK Distributor

EnterTech Signs New UK Distributor

EnterTech Systems has found a new distributor for its biometric access control technology. Mayflex, an IT infrastructure company, will distribute EnterTech’s offerings – including those developed by operating partner Suprema – in the UK. In a statement, Mayflex executive Gary Harmer expressed his company’s delight at the new partnership, calling Suprema and EnterTech’s technology a “vital…

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