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Fujitsu Launches Cloud-Based Biometric Authentication Service

Fujitsu Launches Cloud-Based Biometric Authentication Service

Fujitsu has announced a new cloud-based biometric authentication service for enterprise clients. It’s called BIOaaS, for Biometrics-as-a-Service. BIOaaS operates out of Fujitsu’s recently opened Intelligent Security Operations Center in Dallas, and runs on K5, Fujitsu’s cloud computing program, though it’s also available via Amazon Web Services. It supports multiple biometric modalities beyond the palm vein…

RSA SecurID Access Upgrade Offers Authentication-as-a-Service

RSA SecurID Access Upgrade Offers Authentication-as-a-Service

“The new capabilities complement existing security features of RSA SecurID Access such as push notification-based verification, biometric authentication based on fingerprint and eye recognition, and software and hardware tokens.” RSA has upgraded its RSA SecurID Access solution. The platform now offers a cloud-based identity verification option, called Authentication-as-a-Service. It also now has a threat assessment feature…

ImageWare Platform Integrated Into Avatier Suite

ImageWare Platform Integrated Into Avatier Suite

California-based Avatier has added ImageWare‘s GoVerifyID platform to its suite of enterprise identity management products. It’s a five-year agreement for which the companies expect to see sales beginning in Q4 of this year. Offered through its Avatier Identity Management Suite (AIMS), Avatier’s offerings have been embraced by clients such as Starbucks, ING, Volkswagen, DHL, Marriott,…

ImageWare CEO Emphasizes Partnerships, Microsoft Opportunity in Q3 Update

ImageWare CEO Emphasizes Partnerships, Microsoft Opportunity in Q3 Update

“Commenting on the results in a statement, ImageWare CEO Jim Miller emphasized the “several key partnerships” into which the company entered during the quarter, including those with Fortscale Security, Fujitsu, and SAP HANA…” ImageWare has issued its corporate update for the quarter ended September 30th. Its revenues for Q3 came in at $0.8 million, against…

ImageWare Launches GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite For Microsoft Ecosystem

ImageWare Launches GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite For Microsoft Ecosystem

“Armed with GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite, corporations have access to a scalable and affordable solution that works with their existing Microsoft infrastructure and gives them the ultimate peace of mind.” – Jim Miller, Chairman & CEO, ImageWare Systems Today, ImageWare Systems announced its latest end-to-end biometric authentication solution: GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite. As the product’s name implies,…

KnuVerse Launches Cloud-Based Voice Authentication Apps, API

KnuVerse Launches Cloud-Based Voice Authentication Apps, API

“As with the rest of KnuVerse’s technology, the key selling point here is the Knufactor solutions’ capability of detecting speech in noisy environments.” KnuVerse has officially launched a new portfolio of cloud-based voice recognition and authentication services. Dubbed Knufactor, the platform arrives alongside a newly announced API kit designed to let developers integrate the technology…

GoVerifyID Comes to Enterprise Cloud Development Platform

GoVerifyID Comes to Enterprise Cloud Development Platform

A Fujitsu subsidiary is bringing ImageWare technology to its platform. Called RunMyProcess, it’s an innovation arm of Fujitsu offering a cloud-based development platform for enterprise apps. And it’s now struck a deal with ImageWare to bring the latter’s multi-modal biometric identity management platform, GoVerifyID, to its clients. The aim is essentially to give clients working…

INTERVIEW: Jim Miller, Chairman & CEO, ImageWare Systems

It’s an exciting time for identity management solutions provider ImageWare. Having been officially accredited as a Technology Partner in the Amazon Web Services Partner Network this past March, the company is now preparing to launch its flagship GoVerifyID system on Amazon’s cloud computing platform. And given its track record with previous successful deployments, ImageWare’s multimodal, multi-factor…

BioConnect to Demo New Time and Attendance Solution at ISC West

BioConnect to Demo New Time and Attendance Solution at ISC West

Fresh off its rebranding, BioConnect plans to showcase a new biometric time and attendance solution at this year’s ISC West security conference. Called BioConnect Teamworks, it’s a cloud-based HR solution that will use biometrics including fingerprint scanning to accurately track employee attendance. It’s designed for businesses having up to a hundred locations, and it also…

WATCH: Industry Experts Discuss the Future of Mobile Biometrics

WATCH: Industry Experts Discuss the Future of Mobile Biometrics

Today marked the occasion of our exclusive webinar event Mobile Revolution 2.0: Biometrics, Smartphones, IoT, which brought together an expert panel to discuss the current outlook on the mobile biometrics industry. The webcast begins with Acuity Market Intelligence principal Maxine Most presenting her latest findings pertaining to mobility, biometrics and identity. Most then joined co-panelists…

ImageWare To Continue Supporting Dept. of Veterans Affairs

ImageWare To Continue Supporting Dept. of Veterans Affairs

ImageWare Systems has won a contract along with partner Four Points Technology to continue offering software support to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Covering the next two years, the VA contract could be worth as much as $3 million if all of its options are pursued. The extension builds upon services the companies have already…

Anviz Highlights ASIS Offerings

Anviz Highlights ASIS Offerings

Anviz is still celebrating its showing at this year’s ASIS security conference in Anaheim, California. In a statement, the company has thanked its booth visitors and highlighted some of its major offerings. Chief among those is the company’s Crosschex platform, which can be used for both access control and time and attendance applications. Anviz says the…

VIDEO: ImageWare Systems at Money20/20

VIDEO: ImageWare Systems at Money20/20

At the end of October, FindBiometrics—in its effort to bring strong identity management to the end user community—brought biometrics to Money20/20, hosting the extremely popular panel: Biometric Identity & Its Applications in Financial Services & Payments. Biometrics weren’t confined to the stage at the Las Vegas conference, however, and Peter O’Neill, president and founder of FindBiometrics,  caught…

ImageWare to Announce Q3 Results Nov. 16

ImageWare to Announce Q3 Results Nov. 16

Biometric identity solutions provider ImageWare Systems will announce its third quarter fiscal results on November 16th, the company says. The Q3 update will be issued after markets close, and ImageWare will host a conference call the following day at 11:00 a.m. ET. Both CEO Jim Miller and CFO Wayne Wetherell will be on hand for…

Cloud2Drive Debuts on Amazon Web Services

Cloud2Drive Debuts on Amazon Web Services

Extenua and ImageWare‘s Cloud2Drive system has launched, the companies have announced. The platform has now made its debut on Amazon Web Services. The system is essentially a cloud storage platform using ImageWare’s multimodal biometric identification technology for user authentication. It also features what the companies call “the industry’s most hardened encryption system”, as well as…

Corvus Launches Rugged, Multi-Modal Identification Handheld

Corvus Launches Rugged, Multi-Modal Identification Handheld

Biometric solutions provider Corvus Integration has launched a new multimodal mobile device for in-the-field identification. Called Unity, it features facial recognition, dual iris scanning, and dual fingerprint scanning for both live and latent prints. It’s a cloud-based system powered by Corvus’ Raven identity management software and featuring a dual core 1.8 GHz Atom Processor, 4 GB…

Mobile Identity Month: The Multimodal Mindset

Mobile Identity Month: The Multimodal Mindset

Versatility Mobile devices are powerful pieces of technology. Enabling an unprecedented level of communication via multiple channels and methods, smartphones are designed to capture our human experience and translate it to the digital world. When it comes to the context of our lives – what we do, what we hear, see and think – the…

Certisign Deal Builds Aware’s Commercial Sector Momentum

Certisign Deal Builds Aware’s Commercial Sector Momentum

A major digital certificates supplier in Brazil has licensed a number of products from Aware, Inc. The company, Certisign, intends to incorporate Aware’s offerings into a cloud-based biometric services system. It’s a major deal for both companies. Certisign is currently Brazil’s largest digital certificates supplier, and its influence extends more broadly into Latin America, servicing…

ImageWare Biometrics Integrating With Major IDaaS Platform

ImageWare Biometrics Integrating With Major IDaaS Platform

Lockheed Martin is planning to offer the service to major clients, most notably the US government via SolaS, its community cloud computing platform. ImageWare Systems has sealed a major new deal with Lockheed Martin. Its Biometric Engine, which recently won patent approval in Canada and Australia, is being integrated into Lockheed Martin’s cloud-based Identity as a…

NuData Named Cool Vendor in Cloud Security

NuData Named Cool Vendor in Cloud Security

NuData has been recognized as one of Gartner’s Cool Vendors in Cloud Security Services, the company has announced. The Gartner report is pretty much what it sounds like – a compendium of profiles on innovative vendors specializing in key tech sectors. Gartner has found that cloud storage and services are increasingly subject to attacks from…

ImageWare Continues Through Transition Period

ImageWare Continues Through Transition Period

ImageWare’s transition period continues as the company’s many new partnerships slowly begin to realize planned products and services, the company says. In announcing its Q1 2015 results yesterday, ImageWare posted a net loss of $2.3 million. That’s a bigger net loss than the one from a year ago, which was $1.7 million for the 2014…

GenKey Brings Identity Management To The Cloud

GenKey Brings Identity Management To The Cloud

GenKey, a secure identity company specializing in healthcare and elections, has announced a new cloud-based iteration of its SPiRE ID Management Solution. SPiRE is basically a platform revolving around the management of large numbers of subjects. It interfaces with GenKey ABIS to provide biometric deduplication, and with GenKey Adjudication to allow for the administration of biometric…

Secure Enterprise Cloud Storage Coming From ImageWare

Secure Enterprise Cloud Storage Coming From ImageWare

Biometric authentication solutions provider ImageWare Systems has teamed up with Extenua, Inc., an enterprise cloud storage specialist, to develop a new cloud storage system for enterprise applications. The companies are calling their Cloud2Drive system “the first end-to-end enterprise secure cloud storage, data encryption and multi-modal biometric identity management platform for office and mobile devices.” It’s…

Logistics Firm Marketing ImageWare Tech in Middle East

Logistics Firm Marketing ImageWare Tech in Middle East

Biometrics developer ImageWare has entered into a partnership with logistics solutions provider Agility, the companies have announced. They plan to create a joint venture company that Agility will use to market and sell ImageWare technology to its own partners and clients. Based in Kuwait, Agility’s partner and client network stretches across much of the Middle…

BIO-key Demonstrates Mobile Multifactor Authentication

Mobile World Congress kicked off today in Barcelona, Spain, and BIO-key International is there demonstrating the latest advances in its mobile authentication ecosystem. Additionally, the biometric technology company is also showcasing InterDigital’s Multi-Factor Authentication Server (MFAS). InterDigital’s MFAS is custom built to meet consumer authentication needs for large scale over the top service providers, including…

New Apple Patent Could Allow Syncing of Touch ID Data

New Apple Patent Could Allow Syncing of Touch ID Data

Apple has established a new patent for a system that could allow cloud-based syncing of Touch ID information, according to a TechCrunch article by Darrell Etherington. The system would allow for the biometric information collected by users’ Touch ID fingerprint sensors to be sent to another device, such as a payment terminal. The system might…

NEC Biometric Technology To Bolster LA County Law Enforcement

NEC Biometric Technology To Bolster LA County Law Enforcement

Today NEC Corporation of America announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD). The agreement will see NEC licensing its biometric services to the law enforcement department through a service model. The Identity as a Service (IDaaS) solution from NEC is centered around the company’s Integra ID…