Biometric Security

BIO-key CEO Upbeat Despite Ongoing Trade Tensions in Q2 Update

BIO-key CEO Upbeat Despite Ongoing Trade Tensions in Q2 Update

BIO-key has issued its results for the second quarter of 2019, ended June 30th. The results reflect, to some extent, the impact of ongoing trade tensions between the US and China, alongside ongoing progress in BIO-key’s other business activities. Revenues for the quarter came in at $728,383, a slight decline (2.7 percent) against Q2 revenues…

RealNetworks’ Q2 Results Reflect Revenues from Biometric Security, Mobile Games, and Napster

RealNetworks’ Q2 Results Reflect Revenues from Biometric Security, Mobile Games, and Napster

“In the second quarter, we achieved solid results overall with two particularly strong areas: our SAFR Facial Recognition platform and our free-to-play casual mobile games.”- Rob Glaser, Chairman and CEO, RealNetworks RealNetworks has issued its Q2 results, for the quarter ended June 30th, 2019. The results reflect the company’s unusual revenue mix in the wake…

Safe India Expo a Logical Stop in ZKTeco Roadshow

Safe India Expo a Logical Stop in ZKTeco Roadshow

ZKTeco was back on the road recently, showcasing its biometric technologies and other solutions at the Safe India Expo in Hyderabad. As with some of the company’s recent seminar events, ZKTeco took the opportunity of Safe India Expo to highlight its Visible Light facial recognition technology. It also placed a strong emphasis on Computer Vision…

ImageWare Launches Selfie-based Anti-spoofing Solution

ImageWare Launches Selfie-based Anti-spoofing Solution

“It’s a frictionless selfie authentication solution, with no requirement of special actions from the user like blinking or smiling; and it’s designed to perform its anti-spoofing analysis entirely on a remote server, eliminating the need to install bulky AI software on the user’s smartphone.” ImageWare has announced a new liveness detection solution for its portfolio…

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…

MarketsandMarkets Forecasts $373 Billion Security Market

MarketsandMarkets Forecasts $373 Billion Security Market

The research firm MarketsandMarkets has released a new report on the security solutions market, projecting that the demand for security products and services will hit $373 billion by 2022. That number reflects a CAGR of 10.2 percent between 2017 and 2022. The commercial sector will make up the largest portion of that market, with corporations…

Suprema Brings Biometric Solutions to Security Exhibition in Australia

Suprema Brings Biometric Solutions to Security Exhibition in Australia

Suprema is continuing its 2019 world tour with a stop at the Security Exhibition & Conference in Sydney, Australia. The event runs from July 24-26 at the International Convention Centre, with Suprema displaying its wares at booth #A8 on the convention floor. At the event, the company will be highlighting its full range of biometric…

Blink Identity Earns Pilot Program in Contest with Manchester City FC

Blink Identity Earns Pilot Program in Contest with Manchester City FC

The biometric ticketing startup Blink Identity has been selected as the winner of the City Startup Challenge organized by the City Football Group in Manchester, England. The City Football Group manages the Manchester City Football Club, and launched the City Startup Challenge in an effort to find new technology with soccer-specific applications.    Blink Identity…

NEC’s Facial Recognition Tech Played Key Security Role in EU Summit

NEC’s Facial Recognition Tech Played Key Security Role in EU Summit

“… the Romanian Protection and Guard Service selected NEC as its partner based on its high-performing NeoFace facial recognition engine.” NEC recently had a high-profile opportunity to provide biometric security for European Union members, the company has revealed. The Tokyo-based firm delivered a security system based on facial recognition at an informal EU Summit held…

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…

VSBLTY and Energetika Team Up for Smart City Surveillance and Analytics

VSBLTY and Energetika Team Up for Smart City Surveillance and Analytics

VSBLTY is teaming up with Energetika to deliver smart city surveillance tech to Mexico City and other cities in Latin America. The joint solution will blend VSBLTY’s facial recognition and analytic services with Energetika’s “intelligent lighting” capabilities. In plain terms, that means that VSBLTY’s surveillance tech will be deployed alongside security lighting and digital signage…

Americans Scared For Safety and Comfortable with Biometrics: Survey

Americans Scared For Safety and Comfortable with Biometrics: Survey

The 2019 Unisys Security Index suggests that people are increasingly worried about their safety in large venues. The survey found that the vast majority of Americans (83 percent) were worried about physical harm as the result of an attack at a large-scale event like a concert or a sports game, with a full 22 percent…

iFalcon Face Control Mobile Makes Biometric Facial Recognition Wearable

iFalcon Face Control Mobile Makes Biometric Facial Recognition Wearable

Vuzix has partnered with the Dubai-based software developer NNTC to create a wearable facial recognition platform designed for security purposes. The solution is called iFalcon Face Control Mobile, and it combines the Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses with NNTC’s autonomous AI facial recognition system. With the new solution, security guards (and anyone else carrying out perimeter…

Innovatrics ‘Connects the Dots’ to Deliver Biometric Ecosystem Solution

Innovatrics ‘Connects the Dots’ to Deliver Biometric Ecosystem Solution

“…those who take advantage of the Biometric Ecosystem will be able to onboard customers with face biometrics, use facial recognition to enable selfie-based authentication, and apply facial recognition to CCTV surveillance feeds to scan for individuals on watch lists.” Innovatrics is looking to boost demand for its biometric technologies with a new branding effort, announcing…

Gov’t Defense Ministry Orders More Biometric Security Tech from BIO-key

Gov’t Defense Ministry Orders More Biometric Security Tech from BIO-key

“We were delighted that such a capable and prestigious technology team determined that BIO-key met their security and scalability requirements and have now made follow-on investments to grow their user base.  Defense Ministries are constant targets of cyber-attacks, and we are glad to help them step up authentication to the highest assurance with NIST-verified accuracy…

WTTC Head Outlines Crucial Need to Implement Biometric Passenger ID Standards

WTTC Head Outlines Crucial Need to Implement Biometric Passenger ID Standards

“We have missed the opportunity to have a single solution; so it is crucial that we move faster to define the global standards for the use of technology in the traveller journey.” – Gloria Guevara, CEO, WTTC The head of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is once again urging the air travel industry…

BehavioSec CEO to be Panel Expert at Money20/20 Europe

BehavioSec CEO to be Panel Expert at Money20/20 Europe

Money20/20 Europe will run from June 3rd to 5th at Amsterdam’s RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre. FindBiometrics Will be reporting live from the show with interviews and breaking news. BehavioSec will be at next week’s Money20/20 Europe event in Amsterdam, and will enjoy a particularly high profile thanks to a slot for the company’s CEO…

New York Public School District Faces Criticism for  Facial Recognition System

New York Public School District Faces Criticism for Facial Recognition System

The New York State Department of Education has asked the Lockport City School District to delay its deployment of the first facial recognition surveillance system in a public school. The news comes shortly after Lockport announced that it would begin a trial run of its $1.4 million Aegis network on Monday, June 3rd, in an…

Reports and Data Forecasts $11.3 Billion Facial Recognition Market in 2026

Reports and Data Forecasts $11.3 Billion Facial Recognition Market in 2026

‘The report highlights several key players in the facial recognition market, including NEC, FaceFirst, and Cognitec…’ Reports and Data is predicting that the facial recognition market will hit $11.3 billion by 2026. The research firm attributes the projected growth to the booming smartphone market, as well as the rising frequency of terrorist attacks and the…

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