Biometric

BCTC is Certifying IDEX-powered Biometric Card for Major Global Payment Scheme

BCTC is Certifying IDEX-powered Biometric Card for Major Global Payment Scheme

“I’m more confident than ever that biometric smart cards are poised for mass adoption.” – Stan Swearingen, CEO, IDEX Biometrics IDEX Biometrics announced today that biometric payment cards featuring its SmartFinger sensor technology have begun a certification process on behalf of a “major global payment scheme in Asia.” The Bank Card Testing Center, an independent…

Credence ID CEO Joins President’s African Business Advisory Council

Credence ID CEO Joins President’s African Business Advisory Council

“Hanson will specifically advise the President on ways to approach African markets and operate successful businesses while remaining competitive on the international stage.” The US Department of Commerce has made Credence ID Founder, President, and CEO Bruce Hanson the latest addition to the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA). As a member…

HID Global Brings Identity Solutions to ID4Africa

HID Global Brings Identity Solutions to ID4Africa

” HID Global will be showcasing its comprehensive portfolio of identity solutions, which can help raise inclusion for the 500 million people currently without any form of official identification in sub-Saharan Africa.” HID Global is heading to ID4Africa in its effort to reduce the high number of undocumented individuals on the continent. The goal is…

Integrated Biometrics Unveils World’s Smallest FAP 30 Sensor

Integrated Biometrics Unveils World’s Smallest FAP 30 Sensor

“The sensor is only 7mm thick and weighs less than an ounce. And because it’s built on Integrated Biometrics’ LES film technology, it’s highly resistant to environmental factors…” Integrated Biometrics has announced the latest offering in its Light Emitting Sensor (or “LES”) line of fingerprint sensors. Called “Danno”, it’s the world’s smallest FAP 30 fingerprint…

FPC Biometrics Used in 20 Payment Card Trials

FPC Biometrics Used in 20 Payment Card Trials

“Fingerprint Cards says its fingerprint sensor technology is now being used in every publicly announced biometric payment card trial around the world.” Fingerprint Cards technology is now being used in 20 trials of biometric payment cards around the world, the company has announced. The latest such pilot program, which delivered the milestone, is with Crédit…

ForgeRock Exec Discusses ‘Voodoo’ of Behavioral Biometrics with BioCatch

ForgeRock Exec Discusses ‘Voodoo’ of Behavioral Biometrics with BioCatch

“Behavioral biometrics provides us with one of the strongest tool sets for continuous transparent user evaluation.” – Ben Goodman, SVP Global Business and Corporate Development, ForgeRock Six weeks after BioCatch‘s behavioral biometrics system went live on the ForgeRock Marketplace, the company has published a new interview with an executive from the latter to delve into…

Fingerprint Biometrics Dominates This Week’s Top Stories

Fingerprint Biometrics Dominates This Week’s Top Stories

This week’s roundup of FindBiometrics’ top stories finds another diverse lineup in terms of topics. But there is one modality that pops up among this week’s most popular articles more than any other – fingerprint biometrics. Three of this week’s top five revolve around fingerprint scanning. IDEX got some time in the spotlight with a…

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…

If the Pixel 4 Has a Biometric Fingerprint Sensor, It’s not on Its Back

If the Pixel 4 Has a Biometric Fingerprint Sensor, It’s not on Its Back

“As for the fingerprint sensor, it seems clear enough from Google’s own images that there isn’t going to be one on the Pixel 4’s rear.” Google’s next flagship smartphone is going to feature a big square bump for cameras and potentially other sensors on its rear, and appears to be doing away with rear-mounted fingerprint…

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…

Identity Management System from Gemalto Aims to ID the Under-served

Identity Management System from Gemalto Aims to ID the Under-served

Gemalto is launching a new biometric Identity Management System (IDMS) that was built to raise inclusion and reduce the number of people with no official ID. The program is being pitched towards governments and other public institutions in the hope that it will give more citizens access to essential civic services. “A unique legal ID…

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…

INTELid Integrates ValidSoft Voice Biometrics into Blockchain Identity Platform

INTELid Integrates ValidSoft Voice Biometrics into Blockchain Identity Platform

INTELid is integrating ValidSoft’s voice recognition technology into its Digital Identity blockchain platform. The partnership will add voice biometrics to the platform’s digital identity token, allowing INTELid users to verify their identities through simple vocal interactions. “When you provide a digital identity, you want to make sure you have the most reliable and secure technology…

Element Provides Mobile Biometric Onboarding for Indonesian Bank

Element Provides Mobile Biometric Onboarding for Indonesian Bank

Element will be providing biometric authentication services for Bank Central Asia (BCA) in Indonesia. Through the partnership, BCA will deploy Element’s facial recognition technology for customer onboarding and authentication, leveraging mobile technology to increase people’s access to secure financial services.     “By 2025, a projected 284 million Indonesians are estimated to have 410 million smartphone…

Breached CBP Data Used to Train Biometric Face Matching: Report

Breached CBP Data Used to Train Biometric Face Matching: Report

“The CBP said that the subcontractor had transferred the image data to its own network, violating security rules, and that its own systems were not affected in the attack. Somewhere under 100,000 people were impacted, the agency said.” It appears that a US government subcontractor’s use of biometric border control technology has resulted in the…

Biometric Taxi Tech Authenticates and Monitors Drivers in Chinese City

Biometric Taxi Tech Authenticates and Monitors Drivers in Chinese City

Thousands of taxi drivers in the Chinese city of Xi’an are now being verified by facial recognition technology when they get behind the wheel. And, true to the country’s security ethos, they’re also being monitored constantly by an AI system to ensure they aren’t engaging in prohibited activities such as smoking or using a smartphone while…

New Appointments Bring Wealth of Experience to BioConnect

New Appointments Bring Wealth of Experience to BioConnect

“We are very pleased Debbie and Mark have joined our company. Their years of experience in financial services, physical access, enterprise technology, global scale and culture fit make them ideal leaders to join our mission,” – Rob Douglas, Chairman & CEO, BioConnect BioConnect is looking to further build on excitement over its multimodal biometric authentication…

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…

Novibet Taps Jumio for Biometrics-Powered Gambling Commission Compliance

Novibet Taps Jumio for Biometrics-Powered Gambling Commission Compliance

“…in the wake of stringent age and identity verification regulations implemented by the UK Gambling Commission, the company is looking to ensure compliance with a user friendly solution provided by Jumio.” Jumio has won another client in the online gambling space. Headquartered in Malta, Novibet operates an online gaming platform aimed primarily at the UK…

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