biometrics

Zwipe Partners with Philippines’ Allcard, Hopes for H2 2019 Orders for Biometric Payment Cards

Zwipe Partners with Philippines’ Allcard, Hopes for H2 2019 Orders for Biometric Payment Cards

“The companies said that they anticipate initial trials with some of those leading banks to begin in the first quarter of next year…” A new corporate partnership has given Zwipe a foothold in the Philippines market for biometric payment cards. The company has teamed up with Allcard, a Mastercard- and Visa-accredited, end-to-end card solutions provider…

South Carolina Nonprofit Uses Iris ID Tech for Time and Attendance Tracking

South Carolina Nonprofit Uses Iris ID Tech for Time and Attendance Tracking

“Systems from Iris ID are affordable, accurate and easy to use. They’re no longer just for government organizations or Fortune 500 companies. The company is excited to be a technology provider to many non-profit organizations around the world.” – Mohammed Murad, Vice President Global Sales and Business Development, Iris ID A new deployment is helping…

Latest BIO-key Orders Come In Over $10M

Latest BIO-key Orders Come In Over $10M

“BIO-key said that the orders are expected to bring in $5 million in revenues in the current quarter, with the remainder to arrive in the next 12 months.” BIO-key has received a couple of big new orders for its biometric authentication solutions, totaling over $10 million, the company has announced. The orders are from two…

ISC East: Introducing Kogniz, a Computer Vision Specialist [AUDIO INTERVIEW]

ISC East: Introducing Kogniz, a Computer Vision Specialist [AUDIO INTERVIEW]

Over the past few years, biometric surveillance based on facial recognition technology has emerged as an important and highly active industry, with a number of companies offering solutions that can scan faces directly through live video feeds. But this year, an unfamiliar face has emerged onto the scene: Kogniz, a California-based startup, has officially launched,…

ISC East: Princeton Identity VP Bob McKee Talks Iris-Based Access Control [AUDIO INTERVIEW]

ISC East: Princeton Identity VP Bob McKee Talks Iris-Based Access Control [AUDIO INTERVIEW]

Since spinning off from its parent company SRI International in 2016, Princeton Identity has established a rising profile as a provider of sophisticated iris recognition technology, not least because its solutions powered the flagship biometric authentication capabilities of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 smartphones. Now, the company is looking to make a bigger name…

ISC East: Ipsidy CEO Philip Beck Talks Integrations and Selfie Login [AUDIO INTERVIEW]

ISC East: Ipsidy CEO Philip Beck Talks Integrations and Selfie Login [AUDIO INTERVIEW]

Selfie-based authentication has emerged as a key trend over the last year, thanks in part to Apple’s outsized role in popularizing the technology with its Face ID facial recognition system on its latest iPhones. Ipsidy, meanwhile, has emerged as one of the key software players in the area of face-based authentication, offering multimodal biometric solutions…

Punta Cana International Airport Reports ‘Significant Improvements’ from SITA’s Biometric eGates

Punta Cana International Airport Reports ‘Significant Improvements’ from SITA’s Biometric eGates

Eight months after implementing a biometric passenger screening system provided by SITA, the management of Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) are reporting great success in its operation. Over 340,000 travellers have made their way through the biometric eGates so far, with SITA’s technology scanning their faces and matching them to the biometric data stored in…

Money20/20 China: Tappy Showcases Wearable Biometric Payments

Money20/20 China: Tappy Showcases Wearable Biometric Payments

“At Money20/20, Tappy is highlighting its partnerships with financial services firms such as Barclays, ICICI Bank, India’s Axis Bank, and Expresspay Card, a card issuer co-created by Bank of China and China UnionPay.” Hong Kong-based Tappy Technologies is showing off its wearable payment solutions at this week’s Money20/20 show in China. The company’s payment solutions…

It’s Been a Rollercoaster Year – Take Stock with Our Annual Biometrics Survey

It’s Been a Rollercoaster Year – Take Stock with Our Annual Biometrics Survey

It has been another remarkable year for the biometrics industry, with a lot of activity across a wide range of sectors. Apple, which spearheaded the mobile biometrics revolution with its launch of Touch ID five years ago, went ahead and confirmed its shift to 3D facial recognition with the launch of three new iPhones featuring…

OneSpan Named ‘Best in Class’ in Javelin’s Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards

OneSpan Named ‘Best in Class’ in Javelin’s Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards

OneSpan has been awarded the title of Best in Class in Javelin’s inaugural 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards. The company found itself in the top ranking of all three categories of Javelin’s “Mobile Biometrics Platform Scorecard” – “Functional”, “Innovative”, and “Tailored”. Other companies designated “Leaders” in these categories include HYPR, Nuance Communications, Samsung SDS, and mobile biometrics…

Survey Research Points to Shifting Attitudes About Airport Biometrics

Survey Research Points to Shifting Attitudes About Airport Biometrics

Americans are ready for airport biometrics, suggests new survey research from Acuant. Conducted by Wakefield Research, an online survey of 1,000 US adults found that 84 percent of respondents believed biometric technology would improve the travel experience at the airport. Fifty-nine percent said they think the technology can improve safety, while 56 percent agreed that…

China’s KFC May Have Just Launched the World’s Biggest Naked Payments Deployment

China’s KFC May Have Just Launched the World’s Biggest Naked Payments Deployment

“At KPRO, the system was installed in self-service kiosks, allowing customers to place their orders and pay via Smile to Pay’s facial recognition system, which links their faces to their Alipay accounts.” KFC has dramatically expanded its ‘Smile to Pay’ naked payments system in China, bringing it to 300 locations across the country. Yum China,…

CFO Buys Shares in Precise Biometrics

CFO Buys Shares in Precise Biometrics

“…Nilsson’s share purchase has been announced immediately on the heels of the company’s Q3 update, the first to feature commentary from its new CEO.” Precise Biometrics‘ Chief Financial Officer, Ulrik Nilsson, has bought 200.000 shares in the company. In announcing the share purchase, Precise Biometrics offered no explanation or commentary, noting only that it “is information…

INTERVIEW: IDEMIA VP Gary Jones on Augmented Identity, AI, and the MorphoWave

INTERVIEW: IDEMIA VP Gary Jones on Augmented Identity, AI, and the MorphoWave

IDEMIA had a huge presence at the 2018 Money20/20 USA event in Las Vegas last month, and FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill had the opportunity to talk with multiple executives from the company live on the show floor. Among them was Gary Jones, the head of the company’s Biometric Access & Time Solutions division, who chatted…

ID R&D Joins Microsoft IoT & AI Insider Labs Program

ID R&D Joins Microsoft IoT & AI Insider Labs Program

“[ID R&D’s] participation in the program will allow it to launch a cloud service through which other developers will be able to take advantage of its solutions.” ID R&D has been accepted into Microsoft’s IoT & AI Insider Labs program, the company has announced. IoT & AI Insider Labs is essentially aimed at accelerating the development…

Daon Named Leader in Javelin’s Inaugural Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards

Daon Named Leader in Javelin’s Inaugural Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards

“Daon has been named a Leader – the highest ranking, ahead of Contenders, Followers, and Laggards – in the category of Functional…” Daon has been named a Leader in Javelin’s 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards. This is the inaugural year for the awards, based on what Javelin calls its “Mobile Biometrics Platform Scorecard”. According to…

Enterprise Operations Specialist Invests in Computer Vision Kiosks Startup AEYE-GO

Enterprise Operations Specialist Invests in Computer Vision Kiosks Startup AEYE-GO

“The management of Sodexo Ventures were evidently intrigued by AEYE-GO’s automated checkout kiosk technology, which is designed to use both facial and object recognition to identify individuals in a cafeteria and the items on their food trays.” AEYE-GO has become the latest China-based AI firm to receive venture capital funding, which has arrived from Sodexo…

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