biometric access control

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…

Precise Biometrics Pivots to Access Control in First YOUNiQ Application

Precise Biometrics Pivots to Access Control in First YOUNiQ Application

“It represents an important step forward for Precise, which has established itself as a leading provider of biometric algorithm software for fingerprint sensors, but is now aiming to expand its reach into new market areas.” Precise Biometrics has announced the first major application of its forthcoming YOUNiQ biometric solution, pivoting into face-based access control. Still…

NEXT Provides Fingerprint Sensors for Unnamed Access Control Provider

NEXT Provides Fingerprint Sensors for Unnamed Access Control Provider

NEXT Biometrics is expanding its market reach through a new partnership with an unnamed provider of access control solutions for the global market. The deal specifically concerns NEXT’s One Touch ID 2010 ultra-slim FAP20 fingerprint sensor, which will be integrated into a range of identity verification and access control devices over the course of the…

Security Researchers Allege Vulnerability in Popular Biometric Access Control System

Security Researchers Allege Vulnerability in Popular Biometric Access Control System

Researchers with the digital security firm VPNMentor have alleged a serious security issue concerning Biostar 2, Suprema’s popular biometric access control system. The researchers say they were able to gain access to BioStar 2 databases containing fingerprint and facial biometrics data, usernames and passwords, and the personal information of employees of companies using BioStar 2.…

Invixium Looks to Expand with $3.5 Million in CIBC Financing

Invixium Looks to Expand with $3.5 Million in CIBC Financing

“We are well positioned to capitalize on the global trend towards utilizing biometric authentication for enterprise security and productivity.” CIBC Innovation Banking is backing Invixium to the tune of $3.5 million in debt financing, giving the Ontario-based biometric security startup an infusion of capital that will be used to fuel growth in the coming years.…

Suprema Targets European Market with New Managing Director

Suprema Targets European Market with New Managing Director

“The newly appointed executive will split his time between the company’s offices in Germany and France, and will be expected to boost Suprema’s profile as a provider of security solutions.” Baudoin Genouville has been appointed as the new Managing Director for Suprema Systems GmbH, where he will help promote the Korean company’s operations in the…

Latest ZKTeco Seminar Suggests Strong Philippines Focus

Latest ZKTeco Seminar Suggests Strong Philippines Focus

“… ZKTeco’s seminar was geared primarily toward the hotel and school security markets, and the company says that attendees from over 40 different organizations were in attendance.” ZKTeco continues to build up its profile in the Philippines security solutions market, with the company having recently held another educational seminar about its products in the country.…

No Summer Slowdown in the Biometrics Business – This Week’s Top Stories

No Summer Slowdown in the Biometrics Business – This Week’s Top Stories

It’s the middle of summer, but if this week’s most popular articles from FindBiometrics offer any indication, the biometrics industry continues to see considerable activity across multiple fronts. In the enterprise sector, for example, this week brought news of a new phone-driven employee sign-on solution, while an interview with the CEO of BioConnect delved into…

ZKTeco Celebrates Strong Biometrics Showing at Securex 2019

ZKTeco Celebrates Strong Biometrics Showing at Securex 2019

ZKTeco is celebrating having another major industry show under its belt, having recently exhibited at Securex 2019. In a new post on its website, the security solutions provider details its activities at the recent Securex exhibition, held in South Africa last month. ZKTeco was of course in attendance, and took the opportunity to shine a…

Invixium Gets Kuwait-based Distribution Partner for Biometric Solutions

Invixium Gets Kuwait-based Distribution Partner for Biometric Solutions

“Invixium’s biometric solutions align perfectly with Ashraf’s resellers & integrators that focus on the growing government, banking, energy, health care and corporate sectors.” – Shiraz Kapadia,CEO, Invixium A new distribution partner could help Invixium to establish a foothold in the Middle East. The company has announced that Ashraf Information Technologies, an IT business solutions provider…

ZKTeco Sees Strong Interest in Biometric Facial Recognition Tech at Peru Seminar

ZKTeco Sees Strong Interest in Biometric Facial Recognition Tech at Peru Seminar

“Guests were able to see live demonstrations of ZKTeco’s security solutions, with ZKTeco suggesting in a post on its website that most of attendees were particularly interested in its ‘visible light’ facial recognition technology for access control.” ZKTeco‘s marketing roadshow was back in Peru recently, with the company having organized a seminar at a Sonesta…

Telaeris Collaboration Brings Biometric Iris ID Reader to Access Control, Workforce Management

Telaeris Collaboration Brings Biometric Iris ID Reader to Access Control, Workforce Management

“The addition of the Telaeris XPressEntry software enables us to add important new functions for our commercial and government customers. The iCAM M300 is now ideal for virtually any use requiring mobile identity authentication.” – Mohammed Murad, VP Global Business Development and Sales Iris ID A new collaboration with mobile tracking solutions provider Telaeris has…

CLEAR’s Biometric Stadium Access Comes to Cleveland

CLEAR’s Biometric Stadium Access Comes to Cleveland

“The news comes just about a month after CLEAR announced a trio of partnerships with other MLB teams – the Texas Rangers, the Minnesota Twins, and the Baltimore Orioles – to bring its screening program to their home stadiums, as well.” CLEAR‘s biometric expedited screening program has come to another ballpark, this time at Cleveland’s…

ZKTeco Celebrates ‘Outstanding’ Showing at ISC West

ZKTeco Celebrates ‘Outstanding’ Showing at ISC West

ZKTeco is celebrating “another outstanding performance” at a major security trade show, recounting its showing at the recent ISC West 2019 event in a new blog post. The company’s focus at this event was on facial recognition technology, with ZKTeco showcasing its applications of the biometric technology in the areas of access control, time and…

New Logistics IT Partner to Extend Reach of Ipsidy’s Biometric Tech in Latin America

New Logistics IT Partner to Extend Reach of Ipsidy’s Biometric Tech in Latin America

A new partnership should help to further extend Ipsidy‘s reach in the Latin American market. The biometric authentication specialist’s latest partner is Mobile Solutions Peru, a GPS solutions provider for the trucking industry. The company is going to offer Ipsidy’s major identity solutions – Access, Verified, Proof, and Transact – to its client network, which…

Enterprise Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Enterprise Biometrics Month: The Roundup

As the biometrics revolution has continued to accelerate over the last several years, the enterprise sector has proven to be one of the ripest areas of adoption. Businesses and other organizations have always had particular security needs, and in the past these have been met with solutions like office keys and security guards. But as…

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…

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