biometric access control

BioConnect Opens New Biometric Innovation Hub

BioConnect Opens New Biometric Innovation Hub

The Toronto-based biometric security specialist BioConnect has officially opened its BioConnect Labs innovation hub. BioConnect Labs will be focused primarily on R&D, and will work to develop new biometric security solutions for digital and physical spaces. The lab itself is a collaborative initiative with public and private support, including a $3.9 million investment from FedDev…

BioSec Unveils Residential Palm Vein Security System

BioSec Unveils Residential Palm Vein Security System

BioSec has released a residential version of its BS GateKeeper biometric access control platform. The solution is geared towards apartment buildings and other multi-unit residences, and will allow people to sign into the building with only a palm vein recognition scan. “By using our biometric access control solution, residents do not have to rely on…

Precise Biometrics’ YOUNiQ Platform Gets Passive Liveness Detection

Precise Biometrics’ YOUNiQ Platform Gets Passive Liveness Detection

“… the company explained that YOUNiQ now features passive liveness detection, meaning it can detect whether an authorized user is indeed physically present during a scan…” Precise Biometrics has added liveness detection to its YOUNiQ biometric platform, the company has announced. First announced earlier this year, the YOUNiQ platform represents Precise Biometrics’ expansion beyond the…

IDEX Biometrics Secures $9.9M Through Private Placement

IDEX Biometrics Secures $9.9M Through Private Placement

IDEX Biometrics has obtained subscriptions for 120 million new shares in a private placement, the company has announced. The shares were priced at NOK 0.75 each, allowing the company to raise NOK 90.0 million, or about $9.9 million USD, in total. In pursuing the private placement, IDEX’s Board of Directors decided to waive existing shareholders’…

Q3 Update Finds Precise Biometrics on Solid Footing

Q3 Update Finds Precise Biometrics on Solid Footing

Precise Biometrics has issued its latest quarterly update, which suggests the company is on solid footing. Net sales for the third quarter of 2019 came in at about SEK 27.5 million, compared to net sales of SEK 16.8 million in Q3 of 2018. And Precise Biometrics is back in black with respect to its operating…

Biometric and Surveillance Tech Fuels $34.3 Billion Security Product Market

Biometric and Surveillance Tech Fuels $34.3 Billion Security Product Market

Memoori is predicting that global sales for physical security products will hit $34.3 billion in 2019. The figure represents an increase of 8.5 percent, and comes courtesy of a new report that examines the prospects for Access Control, Intruder Alarm and Video Surveillance technology in the next five years. According to Memoori, video surveillance accounts…

DongWoon ID Cards Secured by IDEX Biometrics

DongWoon ID Cards Secured by IDEX Biometrics

IDEX Biometrics has announced that it will be supplying the fingerprint sensors for a new biometric ID card from DongWoon Anatech. The new cards are designed for access control, and will specifically leverage IDEX’s SmartFinger IDX 3200 dual-interface fingerprint sensor. DongWoon is a South Korea-based supplier of biometric algorithms, and will partner with a third-party card…

Ipsidy Extends App Support to iOS 13 and Android Devices

Ipsidy Extends App Support to iOS 13 and Android Devices

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition Ipsidy is bringing its portfolio of mobile biometric identity solutions to the latest iOS and Android devices. The company has announced that its applications now support both Android and iOS 13, with NFC capabilities to streamline data collection and authentication. Ipsidy’s product line currently includes its flagship Proof identity solution,…

V2verify Enters Dreamit SecureTech Accelerator

V2verify Enters Dreamit SecureTech Accelerator

Biometrics News – Voice Recognition The Omaha-based voice biometrics specialist V2verify has revealed that it will be a member of Dreamit’s Fall 2019 SecureTech Cohort. The Dreamit accelerator has already backed more than 320 startups, and was set up to assist companies that are working to solve tech problems in a range of different industries.…

CLEAR Provides Access Control for University of Texas Football Stadium

CLEAR Provides Access Control for University of Texas Football Stadium

Biometrics News – Fingerprint Recognition CLEAR has partnered with the University of Texas to introduce biometric screening at the University’s Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin. The company will be operating enrollment pods at Gate 25, though anyone interested can begin the process online before heading to the stadium. Once students are enrolled, they…

IDEX Biometrics Gearing Up to Fulfill Massive Fingerprint Tech Order

IDEX Biometrics Gearing Up to Fulfill Massive Fingerprint Tech Order

“Its biometric technology will be leveraged in a biometric access control security solution, and to that end, IDEX is delivering its sensors ‘to one of the world’s largest electronics manufacturing service companies in order to qualify their manufacturing process,’” IDEX Biometrics is gearing up for the fulfillment of a multi-year, multi-million dollar order for its…

NEXT Releases Two New Access Control Modules

NEXT Releases Two New Access Control Modules

Biometrics News – Fingerprint Recognition – Access Control NEXT Biometrics is expanding its portfolio with two new fingerprint sensor modules designed for access control. Both the One Touch Access 110 and 115 have a large sensor area and are built with NEXT’s Active Thermal tech, though the 115 is a bit more rugged and is…

Taiwan Public Bank Deploys Kneron Face Recognition Tech

A public bank in Taiwan is upgrading its security capabilities with edge AI facial recognition technology from Kneron. The agreement came about thanks to Kneron’s arrangement with its systems integration partner, Tung-I Information Service (TIIS). The deal specifically concerns Kneron’s Facial Recognition Solution, which will be deployed for attendance management and access control at the…

Access Control Company Places Order for NEXT Fingerprint Sensors

Access Control Company Places Order for NEXT Fingerprint Sensors

NEXT Biometrics has received a substantial purchase order worth roughly $100,000. The order concerns fingerprint sensor modules that NEXT expects to deliver in the fourth quarter of 2019 and into 2020. The announcement did not reveal which company placed the order, but did disclose that it came from an existing NEXT customer that planned to…

LEAF Access Cards Now Support Iris ID Biometrics

LEAF Access Cards Now Support Iris ID Biometrics

Iris ID will be demonstrating IrisAccess-LEAF interoperability from booth 1281 at the Global Security Exchange, September 10th to 12th at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Iris ID‘s IrisAccess platform is now compatible with LEAF access cards, opening the door to sophisticated, high-level security in biometric access control. LEAF access cards feature MiFare DESFire EV1 and EV2 technologies.…

Federal Credit Union Adopts Palm Vein Authentication, Care of Fiserv

Federal Credit Union Adopts Palm Vein Authentication, Care of Fiserv

Pennsylvania’s Merck Sharp & Dohme Federal Credit Union is now using biometric technology from Fiserv to authenticate both customers and employees. There are three particular product solutions in play. Verifast Branch is being used to authenticate credit union members; Verifast SSO is the authentication solution used by Merck Sharp & Dohme employees for internal computer…

CyberLink Takes Biometric FaceMe Solution to GSX 2019

CyberLink Takes Biometric FaceMe Solution to GSX 2019

CyberLink is taking its facial recognition portfolio to the 2019 edition of the Global Security Exchange (GSX) in Chicago. The event will run from September 2nd to 12th at McCormick Place, where CyberLink will be showcasing its wares at Booth #2394 in Exhibit Hall A. At GSX, Cyberlink will be showcasing its FaceMe facial recognition platform,…

Suprema President Responds to Hack of Biometric Database

Suprema President Responds to Hack of Biometric Database

“The investigation is ongoing, and Suprema has committed to working with relevant regulators and other authorities, and to contacting affected parties with further information as it is found.” Suprema has formally responded to the alleged security vulnerabilities discovered in its BioStar 2 access control system, acknowledging that unauthorized security researchers were able to access sensitive…

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