biometrics

INTERVIEW: Sensory CEO Todd Mozer on the Fused Future of Voice and Face Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Sensory CEO Todd Mozer on the Fused Future of Voice and Face Biometrics

Sensory, Inc. is a pioneer in AI-enhanced face, voice and speech recognition technologies, with biometric software that leverages advanced on-device machine learning. As we enter a new decade in identity, connectivity and mobility, the Sensory’s technology is set to have an even greater impact on how we interact with each other and our devices in…

Swann Unveils New Security Cameras and Doorbells with Face Recognition Capabilities

Swann Unveils New Security Cameras and Doorbells with Face Recognition Capabilities

The home security specialist Swann is showcasing a pair of new security cameras at this week’s CES show in Las Vegas. The first is a standard Wire-Free Security Camera, and the second is a Wi-Fi Security Tracker Camera that received a CES 2020 Innovation Award. Swann is displaying a wireless video doorbell in addition to…

Aratek to Show TruFace at Intersec 2020

Aratek to Show TruFace at Intersec 2020

Aratek has announced that it will be taking its TruFace facial recognition terminals to the Middle East for the Intersec 2020 event in Dubai. Aratek’s wares can be found at Booth #2-A29 for the duration of the event, which runs from January 19-21. “We are excited to show the Arab market how Aratek’s multi-biometric technology…

Tapplock Brings New Fingerprint Lock Accessories to CES

Tapplock Brings New Fingerprint Lock Accessories to CES

Tapplock is demoing a handful of new accessories at this week’s CES show in Las Vegas. The accessories are designed primarily for the company’s enterprise level clients. The highlight is the Tapplock box 2.0, which takes advantage of Bluetooth technology to make it easier for companies to enroll new fingerprints in its enterprise software platform.…

MarketsandMarkets Predicts Healthcare will Drive $1.786 Billion Eye Tracking Market

MarketsandMarkets Predicts Healthcare will Drive $1.786 Billion Eye Tracking Market

MarketsandMarkets is forecasting major growth in the global eye tracking market, predicting that the appetite for such tech will jump from $560 million to $1.786 billion between 2020 and 2025. Those numbers represent a CAGR of 26.1 percent for that five-year period. The research firm attributes much of that growth to the healthcare industry, where eye tracking…

TypingDNA Lands $7 Million in Series A Funding

TypingDNA Lands $7 Million in Series A Funding

TypingDNA is maintaining its upward trajectory with $7 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Google’s AI-oriented Gradient Ventures fund, and also garnered significant contributions from GapMinder and Techstars Ventures. As the name would suggest, TypingDNA is a typing biometrics specialist that authenticates users based on their typing patterns. The company is…

AuthenTrend Brings FIDO-Certified Fingerprint Solutions to CES 2020

AuthenTrend Brings FIDO-Certified Fingerprint Solutions to CES 2020

AuthenTrend has announced that it will be one of the Taiwanese startups showcasing its wares at the Taiwan Tech Arena (TTA) at CES 2020. The company is best known for its fingerprint-enabled security keys, which have primarily been leveraged for identity and access management and are intended as a more secure alternative to passwords. “Our…

Egis Reports Strong Year-Over-Year Growth

Egis Reports Strong Year-Over-Year Growth

Taiwan-based Egis Technology is reporting solid results in its year-end update for 2019, despite a fourth quarter revenue dip. The company says it brought in NT$ 7.358 billion, or roughly $244.5 million USD, for the 2019 fiscal year, which it called “a new high” in a statement announcing the result. The figure represents a 24.5…

Worldline to Debut Pay by Face System in New York

Worldline to Debut Pay by Face System in New York

European payment and transaction services company Worldline has announced that it will be debuting its new ‘pay by face’ system at the National Retail Federation Expo in New York later this month. The biometric payment system was developed by Swiss cyber-security startup OneVisage, the winner of Worldline’s e-Payments Challenge, which was held in mid-September in…

Agritech Startup Using Cow Biometrics to Boost Dairy Production in India

Agritech Startup Using Cow Biometrics to Boost Dairy Production in India

A recent article in the South China Morning Post has placed a spotlight on the rapidly expanding agritech industry in India, where there are now more than 450 startups trying to come up with ways to make the country’s farms more efficient. Agriculture currently represents about 18 percent of India’s annual GDP, yet its farmers…

iFlytek Eyes Chinese Market with Improved Voice Recognition Platform

iFlytek Eyes Chinese Market with Improved Voice Recognition Platform

The Chinese startup iFlytek is hoping to introduce its voice recognition platform at a national scale within the next two to three years. The company leverages AI and big data to identify users based on unique vocal traits, and is now claiming to have made a research breakthrough that will enable a more widespread deployment…

Indian Partners Brief Afghanistan Officials on Aadhaar ID Program

Indian Partners Brief Afghanistan Officials on Aadhaar ID Program

“Aadhaar is the world’s most ambitious civil biometric identity program. Indian citizens are assigned an Aadhaar number connected to biometric registration including fingerprint, iris, and face biometrics…” Government officials from Afghanistan are exploring the development of a national ID program similar to India’s biometric Aadhaar system, suggest recent collaborative efforts conducted between the two countries.…

Philippines Police Adopt Biometric Tracking System to Catch Truant Officers

Philippines Police Adopt Biometric Tracking System to Catch Truant Officers

The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) in the Philippines is moving forward with the full implementation of a biometric attendance and time tracking system. The NCRPO Biometric System utilizes fingerprint recognition to monitor the comings and goings of various law enforcement personnel. 1,266 law enforcement employees have already been enrolled in the new system. An…

Skypatrol Leverages Ipsidy Access for New Biometric Truck Lock

Skypatrol Leverages Ipsidy Access for New Biometric Truck Lock

The fleet management company Skypatrol has integrated Ipsidy’s mobile authentication tech into a new line of biometric locks designed specifically for the trucking industry. The SkyOne lock is opened with a facial recognition scan performed through the Ipsidy Access app, which allows companies to ensure that only enrolled and authorized users are able to gain…

VSBLTY Launches Retail Pilot with Canadian Pharmacy

VSBLTY Launches Retail Pilot with Canadian Pharmacy

The computer vision specialist VSBLTY is moving forward with a two-month pilot program in collaboration with Canada’s Pure Integrative Pharmacy. Pure currently operates 16 pharmacies in British Columbia as part of the broader Overwaitea Food Group. The pilot will leverage VSBLTY’s VisionCaptor and DataCaptor software in an effort to boost customer engagement. The pharmacy is…

Image Recognition Market to Reach $81.88B by 2026: Report

Image Recognition Market to Reach $81.88B by 2026: Report

Facial recognition will help to drive considerable growth in the overall image recognition market over the next several years, according to a new forecast from Fortune Business Insights. The market research firm estimates that the global image recognition market had a value of $20.19 billion in 2018, and that it will reach a whopping $81.88…

Japanese IT Firm Brings BioSig-ID Gesture Recognition to VR Payments

Japanese IT Firm Brings BioSig-ID Gesture Recognition to VR Payments

“As partners with TIS INTEC Group, one of Japan’s largest IT companies we were pleased to develop a new VR payment system using BioSig-ID’s passwordless biometrics. With this new way to authenticate identity in VR, participating companies can increase sales without leaving the VR space.” – Jeff Maynard, CEO and Founder, Biometric Signature ID A major…

Zwipe Founder Departs Company’s Board

Zwipe Founder Departs Company’s Board

Zwipe‘s founder and former CEO has left the company, the biometrics specialist has announced. Kim Humborstad launched the fingerprint sensor firm in 2009, and served as it’s chief executive until 2018, when he moved into a role as the company’s Chief Growth Officer and the Deputy Chairman of its board of directors. Last month, Humborstad…

Mastercard Identity Check Authentication Service Now Available to Federal Bank Customers in India

Mastercard Identity Check Authentication Service Now Available to Federal Bank Customers in India

Mastercard has announced a partnership with Federal Bank that will see its Mastercard Identity Check (MIC) platform become available for its customers throughout India. The EMV 3-D Secure MIC platform allows for biometric identification, giving card-holders the added security of two-factor authentication, which Mastercard says decreases instances of online shopping cart abandonment and reduces cases…

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