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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…

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…

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