biometric access control

Enterprise Biometrics Month: The Great Convergence in Enterprise Security

Enterprise Biometrics Month: The Great Convergence in Enterprise Security

All kinds of organizations require physical security systems, from insurance firms protecting customers’ sensitive files to engineering companies guarding against industrial espionage. So as with any other area where human guards and alarm systems have been cornerstones of the traditional security architecture, the emergence of sophisticated biometric technologies has started to shake things up in…

ISC West: Ipsidy’s Philip Beck Talks Face-Based Onboarding and Access Control [Audio]

ISC West: Ipsidy’s Philip Beck Talks Face-Based Onboarding and Access Control [Audio]

One of the security industry’s biggest events has just wrapped up, and FindBiometrics is still unpacking ISC West’s plethora of biometrics news and interviews. Before the end of the show, FindBiometrics Director of Digital Content Susan Stover was lucky enough to get the opportunity to speak with Ipsidy CEO Philip Beck. Ipsidy is an important…

ISC West: Suprema’s US Sales Director Hints at ‘Very Big Plans’

ISC West: Suprema’s US Sales Director Hints at ‘Very Big Plans’

FindBiometrics is reporting live from ISC West in Las Vegas this week, bringing you biometrics news and interviews straight from the biggest converged security trade show in the Americas. Today is the final day of the ISC West exhibition, and FindBiometrics was fortunate to catch up with biometrics specialist Suprema on the show floor. In…

ISC West: CEO Shiraz Kapadia Discusses Invixium’s Tough Biometric Tech

ISC West: CEO Shiraz Kapadia Discusses Invixium’s Tough Biometric Tech

FindBiometrics is reporting live from ISC West in Las Vegas this week, bringing you biometrics news and interviews straight from the biggest converged security trade show in the Americas. On day two of the exhibition, we stopped by Invixium‘s booth for a chat with the company’s CEO. In this exclusive audio interview with FindBiometrics Director…

ISC West: RealNetworks’ Mike Vance on the Rise of SAFR Security [AUDIO]

ISC West: RealNetworks’ Mike Vance on the Rise of SAFR Security [AUDIO]

FindBiometrics is reporting live from ISC West in Las Vegas this week, bringing you biometrics news and interviews straight from the biggest converged security trade show in the Americas. Today is the final day of the ISC West exhibition, and among the companies FindBiometrics caught up with on the show floor is RealNetworks, a major…

ISC West 2019: Ipsidy Teams with RemoteLock On Selfie-Based Biometric Access Control

ISC West 2019: Ipsidy Teams with RemoteLock On Selfie-Based Biometric Access Control

“Security resellers and integrators can offer the combined solution that provides the security, control and certainty for physical access management, that is cost effective for their clients and easy to deploy and use.” – Philip Beck, CEO, Ipsidy Ipsidy is joining forces with access control specialist RemoteLock to bring selfie-based biometric authentication to the latter’s…

HID Global Releases New Biometric Fingerprint Reader to Guard the Front Door

HID Global Releases New Biometric Fingerprint Reader to Guard the Front Door

HID Global has launched a new access control solution for organizations that need to be able to verify people’s identities at the door. The iCLASS SE RB25F fingerprint reader captures high-quality surface and sub-surface images in less than a second, and is able to reliably authenticate people of any age in a range of adverse conditions.…

StoneLock Brings in $2.82 Million from Angel Investors

StoneLock Brings in $2.82 Million from Angel Investors

StoneLock is off to a solid start in 2019. The Kansas-based access management startup has announced that it has received $2.82 million in funding from undisclosed angel investors in a deal that was formally closed on March 7th. As a provider of biometric access control, StoneLock primarily focuses on Near-Infrared (NIR) facial recognition technology, delivering…

BioConnect Previews Biometric Access Control Enhancements

BioConnect Previews Biometric Access Control Enhancements

“Enterprises care most about protecting their most valuable assets – their people, data and IP. The physical security systems of yesterday don’t have the intelligence and security that is demanded in today’s workplace.” – Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect BioConnect is offering a sneak preview of planned enhancements to its biometric access control offering, with a…

ZKTeco Celebrates Third Philippines Seminar

ZKTeco Celebrates Third Philippines Seminar

ZKTeco has held its third seminar in the Philippines, further entrenching the company’s presence in the region. With previous events having been held in Luzon and the Mindanao Islands, ZKTeco’s latest was a seminar on Visayas Island in Cebu Province. Celebrating the event’s success in a post on its website, the company explained that “[p]eople…

Facial Recognition Startup Founded by Apple Engineer Raises $6M in Funding Round

Facial Recognition Startup Founded by Apple Engineer Raises $6M in Funding Round

“Alcatraz AI has indicated that it will use its new capital to further refine its computer vision technology…” Alcatraz AI, a biometric AI startup founded by a former Apple engineer, has brought in $6 million in venture capital through a new funding round. The company specializes in 3D facial recognition for access control. It was…

New SensibleVision VP to Focus on APAC Expansion

New SensibleVision VP to Focus on APAC Expansion

Florida-based mobile biometrics specialist SensibleVision is aiming for growth with a new executive appointment: Hoon Chung is now the company’s Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific. Chung comes to the company from a previous position as Global Business Development VP with Neurala, a company specializing in deep learning neural network software. Chung has also served…

Atos to Coordinate 2020 Olympics’ Biometric Access Control System

Atos to Coordinate 2020 Olympics’ Biometric Access Control System

Atos will play an important role in implementing the 2020 Tokyo Olympics’ facial recognition access control system, the company has revealed. Acting as the International Olympic Committee’s Worldwide IT Partner, Atos will act as the overarching manager of an ‘Advanced Access Control System’. Panasonic will provide equipment for the AACS, while NEC will deliver the…

Suprema Fingerprint Readers Integrated Into AMAG Access Control Platform

Suprema Fingerprint Readers Integrated Into AMAG Access Control Platform

Suprema‘s BioLite N2 and BioEntry P2 biometric readers have now been integrated into AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Access Control platform. The biometric readers are designed primarily to support fingerprint recognition, but can also be configured to require PINs and ID cards in for particularly sensitive access control situations. Alternatively, lower-security deployments can rely on PIN- and…

Japanese Gov’t Plan Outlines Use of Facial Recognition to Fight Gambling Addiction

Japanese Gov’t Plan Outlines Use of Facial Recognition to Fight Gambling Addiction

The Japanese government has formally announced a plan this week to fight gambling addiction that include the use of biometric technology. The aim is to have operators of gambling facilities use facial recognition technology to automatically identify gambling addicts and restrict entry. Individuals’ faces would be added to such automated watch lists by request, either…

Feitian Launches Biometric ‘Fingerprint Power Card’

Feitian Launches Biometric ‘Fingerprint Power Card’

Feitian has launched a new “all-in-one” card solution aimed at the enterprise and payments markets, and featuring a biometric authentication capability. Called the “Fingerprint Power Card”, it features a built-in fingerprint sensor, allowing the end user to enroll a biometric profile which is then cryptographically stored in the card’s built-in Secure Element. Feitian says it…

New ‘Race Blind’ Biometric Access Control System Aimed at Agriculture Sector

New ‘Race Blind’ Biometric Access Control System Aimed at Agriculture Sector

Florida-based biometrics specialist SensibleVision has announced a new access control solution developed in collaboration with NoveTechnologies, a Nebraska-based agricultural technology firm. Called Protocol, the solution is based on 3D facial recognition, and is currently being offered in beta form to production facilities based on a monthly subscription model. In a statement announcing the solution, SensibleVision…

NEXT Reaches Into Russian Access Control Market with Latest Partnership

NEXT Reaches Into Russian Access Control Market with Latest Partnership

“Making use of NEXT Biometrics’ advanced fingerprint technology enables us to serve this need along with seamless integration and a multitude of successful use cases.” – Maxim Chembura, UniComm Commercial Director NEXT Biometrics now has a Russian distributor: The company has announced that UniComm, an IT security developer and integrator, will sell its biometric access…

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