biometrics

Biometrics Among Highlights of ISC West Educational Program

Biometrics Among Highlights of ISC West Educational Program

“It’s a continuation of a trend from last autumn’s ISC East event, where biometrics was established as a new product category and garnered considerable interest.” With ISC West just a few months away, organizers have announced the security event’s education program lineup, and it looks like biometric technology will once again be a major theme…

Latest Dell XPS 13 Laptop Features Goodix Fingerprint Sensor

Latest Dell XPS 13 Laptop Features Goodix Fingerprint Sensor

“The biometric authentication process is built upon Windows Hello, the biometric security platform built into Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system.” A new Dell laptop features biometric security care of Goodix and Windows Hello. The device made its debut at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The 2018 edition of the XPS 13 features…

HYPR Demos Decentralized Authentication at CES 2018

HYPR Demos Decentralized Authentication at CES 2018

“All of these demos are premised on HYPR’s decentralized storage of user credentials, which is designed to ensure that a single data breach can’t significantly compromise user data.” HYPR Corp. is aiming to generate some more excitement over its decentralized authentication platform at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show with three demos. One demo will likely…

IDEX Expects to Complete Biometric Card Certification in ‘Early Q2’

IDEX Expects to Complete Biometric Card Certification in ‘Early Q2’

IDEX says it has commenced the certification process for its biometric smart cards, and that it expects it to reach completion early in Q2 of this year. The certification process concerns IDEX’s sensor technology designed for integration into products such as biometric payment cards. In a statement, IDEX suggested it is now involved in “commercial…

Bank of Cyprus Biometric Cards Use FPC Sensors

Bank of Cyprus Biometric Cards Use FPC Sensors

The Bank of Cyprus’s pioneering biometric bank cards initiative is using fingerprint sensors provided by Sweden-based Fingerprint Cards, the latter has announced. It’s a project spearheaded by Gemalto, which announced near the start of this month that Bank of Cyprus customers would be among the first in the world to benefit from biometric payment card…

CES 2018: BYTON’s Drivable Smart SUV Features Facial Recognition Access Control

CES 2018: BYTON’s Drivable Smart SUV Features Facial Recognition Access Control

“Both models use facial recognition to unlock its doors for authorized users, and to personalize in-car settings for each recognized passenger.” BYTON is showcasing its first drivable smart SUV at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show. Operating on electric power, a rear-wheel drive model will support a driving range of a little under 250 miles, while…

Samsung Notebook 7 Spin Features Windows Hello Biometric Security

Samsung Notebook 7 Spin Features Windows Hello Biometric Security

“Supported by the Windows Hello platform embedded in the Windows 10 operating system, the sensor enables biometric user authentication, offering a considerable security advantage over traditional password-based login.” Samsung has announced a new notebook device sporting stylus support and biometric security. Perhaps the most distinctive feature of the Samsung Notebook 7 Spin is its 360-degree…

VOXX International Corporation Appoints Subsidiary Company EyeLock’s New CEO

VOXX International Corporation Appoints Subsidiary Company EyeLock’s New CEO

VOXX International Corporation announced that Jeff Carter, formerly Chief Technology Officer of EyeLock, LLC , the Company’s majority owned subsidiary, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of EyeLock, effective immediately. EyeLock looks forward to working with Carter, seeing potential in the new CEO, “Jeff has been central to the development of EyeLock’s intellectual property,…

Biometrics Will Be A Key Theme at CES This Week

Biometrics Will Be A Key Theme at CES This Week

The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is about to get underway, and some of its key themes are already clear. Some of that clarity comes from new dedicated programming areas, and perhaps the least surprising among these is one focused on artificial intelligence. With AI playing a growing role across a range of technological areas,…

Sony Brings Biometric Smartphones To US Customers

Sony Brings Biometric Smartphones To US Customers

“The pivot to biometric support could help Sony to appeal to more customers in the US, with the mass market now getting used to biometric security as a standard feature on mobile devices.” Sony’s mobile customers are finally going to get biometric security with the latest versions of its Xperia smartphones. The new XA2, XA2…

FaceTec’s ZoOm Biometrics Solution is Protecting Vehicle Access at CES

FaceTec’s ZoOm Biometrics Solution is Protecting Vehicle Access at CES

“ZoOm’s 3D face recognition algorithms verify that only the authorized user has access to the vehicle, and the 3D depth and liveness detection proves that individual is present in person – not a photo or video spoof.” – Kevin Alan Tussy, CEO, FaceTec FaceTec has announced that its latest partnership with IAV Automotive Engineering will result…

Blockchain-, Biometrics-Based e-Voting Platform Generates VC Excitement

Blockchain-, Biometrics-Based e-Voting Platform Generates VC Excitement

A startup developing an electronic voting platform based on biometrics and blockchain has received some considerable backing in venture capital. Boston-based Voatz has announced that it has raised $2.2 million in seed funding from an investment round led by Medici Ventures with contributions from Oakhouse Partners and the Urban Innovation Fund. The Voatz platform is…

EyeLock to Show Off Access Control, Reference Design Solutions at CES 2018

EyeLock to Show Off Access Control, Reference Design Solutions at CES 2018

EyeLock is getting ready to showcase access control solutions at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show. The company has announced that it’s going to introduce event attendees to its nanoEXT solution, an outdoor version of its nanoNXT access control solution from a couple of years ago. Like that previous solution, nanoEXT uses iris recognition for user…

Sensory Tech Underlies Various Voice Interaction Products at CES 2018

Sensory Tech Underlies Various Voice Interaction Products at CES 2018

A number of companies are going to be showing off devices featuring voice-based interaction at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show, and in many cases Sensory Inc. technology will be the common denominator. The company has announced that versions of its TrulyHandsfree and TrulySecure solutions will be showcased at more than three dozen exhibits on the…

Zwipe Tech to Feature in Multiple Gemalto Trials of Biometric Payment Cards

Zwipe Tech to Feature in Multiple Gemalto Trials of Biometric Payment Cards

“The company also emphasized that the Bank of Cyprus project is just one of “multiple upcoming pilots in 2018″ for Gemalto’s solution – which is of course good news for Zwipe.” Zwipe technology is going to lend a helping hand in Gemalto‘s biometric payment card pilot project with the Bank of Cyprus and other such…

Stakeholders Celebrate Success of Biometric Election in Somaliland

Stakeholders Celebrate Success of Biometric Election in Somaliland

“In addition to being effective, Iris ID’s technology was also found to be highly efficient.” Various stakeholders are celebrating the successful use of iris recognition technology in Somaliland’s recent presidential election. Authorities used technology provided by Iris ID to register voters ahead of the November election, and to weed out duplicates. Now, Somaliland Press reports…

Unauthorized Aadhaar Database Access Can be Bought: Report

Unauthorized Aadhaar Database Access Can be Bought: Report

“Putting aside the question of the report’s validity, Aadhaar may at this point be too big to fail, even if it does have serious security vulnerabilities.” India’s Aadhaar is the largest government-led biometric ID program in the world, and it can be hacked for about eight bucks. That’s the allegation of one domestic newspaper, whose…

Goode Intelligence Gets New Silicon Valley Expert

Goode Intelligence Gets New Silicon Valley Expert

Market research firm Goode Intelligence is expanding its analyst team with the appointment of Satish Karry as its new Senior Analyst. Karry’s focus will be on digital security and technology, and he appears to be an individual steeped in the terroir of these areas. He is based in Silicon Valley – San Jose, more specifically…

Daon’s New Partnership With GEMADEC to Extend IdentityX’s Reach in Africa

Daon’s New Partnership With GEMADEC to Extend IdentityX’s Reach in Africa

“[GEMADEC]’s interest in Daon’s IdentityX platform is thus understandable: IdentityX is a multimodal biometric authentication system that has been widely embraced, particularly in the financial services industry, as a growing number of businesses seek to take advantage of biometrics for customer onboarding and security.” A new partnership should considerably extend the reach of Daon‘s biometric…

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