biometric authentication

400 Smartphone Models Feature FPC Biometric Sensors

400 Smartphone Models Feature FPC Biometric Sensors

Even as it continues to expand beyond fingerprint biometrics, Sweden-based Fingerprint Cards is celebrating a major milestone in its smartphone fingerprint sensor business. The company has announced that its sensors are now being used in 400 different smartphone models. In a statement, Fingerprint Cards’ mobile business VP Ted Hansson gestured to the company’s status as…

Incode Secures $10 Million for New Biometric Identity Platform

Incode Secures $10 Million for New Biometric Identity Platform

Incode, a provider of secure biometric products for banking, payment and retail industries, recently announced that it has secured $10 million in funding to accelerate the growth and adoption of Incode Omni, its new biometric identity platform Incode Omni is being touted as a pioneering omnichannel biometric identity platform, and some of the tools that…

ISC East: Boon Edam to Demo Biometric Turnstiles

ISC East: Boon Edam to Demo Biometric Turnstiles

Boon Edam Inc., a Dutch manufacturer of security entrances and revolving doors, announced it will be demonstrating a range of biometrically integrated optical turnstiles at International Security Conference (ISC) East 2019 in New York City later this month. Boon Edam is the official turnstile sponsor for ISC East for the 12th year in a row,…

YubiKey Bio Adds Fingerprint Recognition to Security Key

YubiKey Bio Adds Fingerprint Recognition to Security Key

“The device features an embedded fingerprint sensor; once a fingerprint is enrolled on the device, it is stored in a Secure Element and can be used for on-device authentication going forward.” Microsoft Ignite, the company’s annual tech conference, is underway this week in Orlando, and Yubico has taken the opportunity to unveil its first biometric…

Crypto-focused Biometric Encryption Startup Raises $2.2M in Seed Funding

Crypto-focused Biometric Encryption Startup Raises $2.2M in Seed Funding

Biometric cybersecurity startup Keyless has raised $2.2 million in its latest round of seed funding to expand on a product that uses biometrics to unlock users’ private keys. Keyless uses multi-party computation (MPC) at the heart of its service, a process where the users’ security key itself is split into multiple encrypted parts and then…

BIO-key Brings Windows Portfolio to Microsoft Ignite

BIO-key Brings Windows Portfolio to Microsoft Ignite

Biometrics News – Fingerprint Recognition The biometric authentication specialist BIO-key International has announced that it will be displaying its wares as an exhibiting partner at the upcoming Microsoft Ignite technology conference. The event will run from November 4-8 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, where guests will be able to find BIO-key…

Fingerprints Launches Touchless 2.0 Face and Iris Scanning Platform

Fingerprints Launches Touchless 2.0 Face and Iris Scanning Platform

“With its upgraded Touchless 2.0 platform, Fingerprint Cards says it is targeting a range of application areas including mobile devices, payments, the automotive sector, and access control.” Fingerprint Cards continues its expansion beyond fingerprint recognition with the announcement of Touchless 2.0, a biometric platform combining facial recognition and iris recognition. While FPC gained renown primarily…

Money20/20: IDEMIA’s Matt Thompson on Making Mobile Digital ID a Reality [Audio Interview]

Money20/20: IDEMIA’s Matt Thompson on Making Mobile Digital ID a Reality [Audio Interview]

FindBiometrics is reporting live from Las Vegas this week, where the biometrics and digital identity industries are converging on Money20/20 USA – the world’s preeminent financial services conference. On Monday FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill spoke with Matt Thompson, SVP Civil Identity, IDEMIA. The live interview begins with a discussion of IDEMIA’s efforts to digitize and…

Money20/20: Breaking Down the Jumio Go Beta Release with VP Global Marketing Dean Nicolls [Audio Interview]

Money20/20: Breaking Down the Jumio Go Beta Release with VP Global Marketing Dean Nicolls [Audio Interview]

FindBiometrics is reporting live from Las Vegas this week, where the biometrics and digital identity industries are converging on Money20/20 USA – the world’s preeminent financial services conference. On Monday FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill spoke with Dean Nicolls, Vice President of Global Marketing, Jumio – a pioneer in remote enrollment technology that just announced the…

Money20/20: Daon Americas President Conor White on “Identity Continuity” [Audio Interview]

Money20/20: Daon Americas President Conor White on “Identity Continuity” [Audio Interview]

FindBiometrics is reporting live from Las Vegas this week, where the biometrics and digital identity industries are converging on Money20/20 USA – the world’s preeminent financial services conference. On Monday, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill spoke with Conor White, President, Americas, for Daon, one of the most important pioneers of the mobile biometrics revolution with its…

HID Global Provides Fingerprint Tech for BigWise POS Terminals

HID Global Provides Fingerprint Tech for BigWise POS Terminals

Biometrics News – Fingerprint Recognition HID Global is providing its DigitalPersona fingerprint recognition technology to BigWise’s Stellar Point-of-Sale solution. Stellar is designed for retail and restaurant clientele, with a customer base that is located primarily in South America. The integration of DigitalPersona was carried out in a matter of weeks, and will allow Stellar customers…

HYPR and MITRE Study Evaluates Three Biometric Modalities for Accessibility

HYPR and MITRE Study Evaluates Three Biometric Modalities for Accessibility

HYPR and MITRE have released the results of a study that examined the usability of various forms of biometric authentication for people with vision or hearing disabilities. The study leveraged HYPR’s True Passwordless Security platform, which meets the latest FIDO standards and is compatible with iOS, Android, and web applications. The study evaluated the utility…

New Dynabook Windows PCs Feature Biometric Security

New Dynabook Windows PCs Feature Biometric Security

Dynabook Americas Inc. and Microsoft have partnered to release a lineup of Windows 10 Secured-core laptops that feature the latest in multimodal biometric security. The Portégé X30, Tecra X40 and Tecra X50 feature next-level hardware and software identity protection, and are among the first devices that meet the Windows Secured-core PCs requirements. “We are pleased to see the…

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.…

Federal Workers on Capitol Hill Get Biometric Security, Care of BIO-key

Federal Workers on Capitol Hill Get Biometric Security, Care of BIO-key

“In this environment, any device could contain confidential information that might be considered harmful if it were to get into the wrong hands and potentially put our country at great risk.” – Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key BIO-key‘s biometric authentication solutions are now helping to secure the digital assets of employees in the legislative branch of…

Daon, USL Partner to Bring Multimodal Authentication to Financial Institutions in Africa

Daon, USL Partner to Bring Multimodal Authentication to Financial Institutions in Africa

Biometrics News – Financial Services Daon and Union Systems Limited (USL) have announced a strategic partnership that will bring Daon’s biometric authentication services via their IdentityX platform to USL’s customers throughout the African market. Daon is a pioneer in methods for secure and convenient cross-channel biometric authentication. Their history of deployments include payment verification, digital…

Chinese Tourist Attraction Uses Facial Recognition to Ration Toilet Paper

Chinese Tourist Attraction Uses Facial Recognition to Ration Toilet Paper

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition Tourists and locals visiting Shamian Island in Gaungzhou China may want to learn how to say ‘I can’t spare a square’ in as many languages as possible, as toilet paper dispensers using facial recognition have been implemented at the popular tourist destination. The dispensers are designed to remove two feet…

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