Biometric Security

Reports and Data Forecasts $3.91 Billion Voice Biometrics Market

Reports and Data Forecasts $3.91 Billion Voice Biometrics Market

Biometrics News – Voice Biometrics Reports and Data has released a new report on the voice biometrics market, forecasting that the market will hit $3.91 billion by 2026. The figure represents a CAGR of 23.5 percent based on the firm’s 2018 valuation of the market, which stands at $0.69 billion. The prediction seems anomalously low…

ForgeRock Unveils Speakers, Partners for Identity Live Event

ForgeRock Unveils Speakers, Partners for Identity Live Event

Biometrics News – Industry Events ForgeRock has announced the lineup for its annual Identity Live conference. The event will run from October 8th to 9th in London, with the first day to be held at Glaziers Hall in central London, and Day Two moving to Etc.Venues Monument across the Thames. Speakers will include Maersk Chief…

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…

BIO-key Launches Distribution Partner Program

BIO-key Launches Distribution Partner Program

“The program will allow participants to offer BIO-key’s full range of biometric solutions to their customers.” BIO-key has launched a new Channel Alliance Partner (CAP) program, the company has announced. The program is aimed at creating a distribution network of security integrators, managed service providers, and VARs to promote BIO-key’s biometric security solutions. The program…

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…

New York School Officials Reach Compromise on Facial Recognition Security

New York School Officials Reach Compromise on Facial Recognition Security

“The Department of Education has approved the use of facial recognition for the identification of sex offenders and individuals deemed to be a credible security threat; but it has ruled out the technology’s use in identifying students who have been suspended from the school.” Officials with the Lockport City School District have reached a compromise…

Macau Police Testing 100 Face and Vehicle Recognition Cameras

Macau Police Testing 100 Face and Vehicle Recognition Cameras

Macau police have announced plans for a facial and object recognition trial that leverages the city’s extensive network of CCTV surveillance cameras. Fifty cameras will be selected for the facial recognition test, while another 50 will be selected for license plate recognition. The cameras are being installed as part of Macau’s ongoing, four-phase rollout of…

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,…

Upgraded FaceFirst Biometric Security System is More Accurate in Extreme Conditions

Upgraded FaceFirst Biometric Security System is More Accurate in Extreme Conditions

“With these performance gains and simplified deployment, the improved platform opens up a variety of new applications and use cases for automated video analysis across industries.” – Peter Trepp, CEO FaceFirst FaceFirst has announced an upgraded version of its facial recognition platform. Version 6.6 of the biometric system offers multiple improvements. According to a blog…

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…

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