biometric authentication

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…

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…

Google Shifts to Face Unlock for Pixel 4 Smartphone

Google Shifts to Face Unlock for Pixel 4 Smartphone

Google has launched its latest competitors to the iPhone, the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, with several new features including a new biometric face unlock that uses radar technology. Embedded in the latest Pixel lineup is Google’s Soli chip, a radar sensor that Google has been working on behind the scenes for years now.…

Smart Serve Ontario Adds Biometric Authentication to Online Testing Program

Smart Serve Ontario Adds Biometric Authentication to Online Testing Program

Biometrics News Smart Serve Ontario has overhauled its online testing platform to make the certification process simpler and safer for everyone involved. The new system leverages artificial intelligence and biometrics to verify people’s identities and monitor their behavior while the test is in progress. Smart Serve administers the Responsible Alcohol Beverage Sales and Service Training…

Jumio Wins Accolades at 2019 Cyber Defense Global Awards

Jumio Wins Accolades at 2019 Cyber Defense Global Awards

Jumio continues to race ahead on the 2019 awards circuit, taking home multiple prizes at the 2019 Cyber Defense Global Awards. The company was selected as the Leader in Authentication and Most Innovative in Biometrics, while Ervinna Lim was recognized in the individual Women in Cybersecurity category. Presented by Cyber Defense Magazine, the Cyber Defense…

Tanning Salons Enjoy Sunnier Outlook Thanks to Cryotherapy

Tanning Salons Enjoy Sunnier Outlook Thanks to Cryotherapy

Biometrics News – Fingerprint Recognition The declining tanning industry is heating up after making the decision to run cold. An increasing number of salons are now offering Whole Body Cryotherapy, which has already boosted revenue by as much as 40 percent. Cryotherapy is often pitched as a self-care and treatment option for athletes, bodybuilders, and…

Chutian Dragon Licenses IDEX’s Remote Enrollment Solution for Biometric Cards

Chutian Dragon Licenses IDEX’s Remote Enrollment Solution for Biometric Cards

IDEX Biometrics has sealed a licensing deal with one of its prominent APAC partners. The company has announced that Chutian Dragon has purchased a license for the use of IDEX’s biometric enrollment technology for biometric cards. IDEX first teamed up with Chutian Dragon last November. Chutian Dragon is a major China-based card maker certified by…

Spend.com, KNWN Technologies Announce Partnership

Spend.com, KNWN Technologies Announce Partnership

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition Spend.com has announced plans to integrate KNWN Technologies to bolster the security of its Spend App. KNWN Technologies’ proprietary AI-powered multi-factor facial recognition software will afford users of the Spend App continuous digital identity authentication and protection on any camera-enabled device, in real-time. The Spend App is a multi-currency banking…

FacePhi Leaps into Healthcare Biometrics with Swiss Medical Group Partnership

FacePhi Leaps into Healthcare Biometrics with Swiss Medical Group Partnership

“It is a breakthrough in our business strategy, since we are entering a new sector in which we had no presence before.” – Javier Mira, CEO, FacePhi Spain-based biometric authentication specialist FacePhi has made its first big leap beyond the financial services sector, announcing that a new partnership with Swiss Medical Group has brought it…

Aware Promotes Biometrics VP to Chief Commercial Officer

Aware Promotes Biometrics VP to Chief Commercial Officer

Biometrics News Aware, Inc. has announced another high-profile executive appointment, with a longstanding employee being promoted to the position of Chief Commercial Officer. Robert M. Mungovan has been with the company since 1997, when he came on as its Sales and Marketing Manager for Biometric Software. In 2000, Mungovan took on the position of Aware’s…

Internet Shutdown Disrupts Biometric Attendance Systems in Kashmir

Internet Shutdown Disrupts Biometric Attendance Systems in Kashmir

Biometrics News – Time and Attendance The ongoing internet shutdown in Kashmir has limited the effectiveness of biometric attendance tracking programs for government and call center employees in the region. India cut off the area’s access to the internet on August 5th, isolating the region in the midst of a legislative battle in which India…

More County Election Boards Look to Biometric Security, Care of BIO-key

More County Election Boards Look to Biometric Security, Care of BIO-key

Biometrics News – Fingerprint Readers “It is vital for the country to maintain the integrity of our election process, which has become increasingly reliant on computers and the Internet, despite the inherent cyber risks.” – Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key Two additional County Election Boards in Florida have opted to use BIO-key‘s biometric technology to help…

Signicat Research Finds European Consumers’ Breaking Point for Online Onboarding

Signicat Research Finds European Consumers’ Breaking Point for Online Onboarding

“Based on surveys of 3,500 adults across Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, the UK, and Sweden, Signicat’s report says that over half of all consumers are willing to go through an onboarding process that takes more than ten minutes.” Europeans have a lot of patience for financial services firms’ online onboarding processes, but not as…

Former IDEMIA Exec is Aware’s New CEO

Former IDEMIA Exec is Aware’s New CEO

A former IDEMIA executive is Aware, Inc.‘s new Chief Executive Officer. Robert – or “Bob” – Eckel joins the Aware team as both CEO and a new member of the Board of Directors, while previous CEO Kevin Russell has been named the company’s Chief Legal and Administrative Officer. Eckel served as CEO of MorphoTrust starting…

New Daon Appointment May Hint at Stronger Government Focus

New Daon Appointment May Hint at Stronger Government Focus

A former tech executive with some pretty substantial government experience is Daon‘s new President of Emerging Markets. In the tech world, John Sanders may be best known as a co-founder of Reveal Imaging Technologies, which he led as VP from 2003 to 2010. More recently, he served as CEO of Pramantha Solutions, a government-focused data…

BioConnect to Host Expert Panel on Physical-Digital Security Convergence

BioConnect to Host Expert Panel on Physical-Digital Security Convergence

Having helped to lead the discussion around the convergence of physical and digital security at this year’s ISC West exhibition, BioConnect is looking to keep that conversation going with a forthcoming expert panel. The event is slated for Thursday, September 19th, and will be held at 1 University Avenue in Toronto. And it will feature…

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