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Credence ID Wins Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 Global New Product Innovation Award

Credence ID Wins Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 Global New Product Innovation Award

Credence ID has won Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 Global New Product Innovation Award. The award was given in recognition of the CredenceTAB, a tablet device first announced by Credence ID last year. The tablet features a built-in FBI PIV FAP 30 fingerprint sensor, a smart card reader, an MRZ reader, and eDocument reading capabilities. In…

Credence ID Ramps Up Latin American Activities

Credence ID Ramps Up Latin American Activities

Credence ID is sharpening its focus on Latin America. The company says it is opening a new office in Mexico City, and has appointed a new Director of Channel & Business Development for the Caribbean and Latin America region, Jeremy James. In a statement announcing the moves, Credence ID highlighted James’ experience in the financial…

Credence ID Launches Tablet for Major Identity Projects

Credence ID Launches Tablet for Major Identity Projects

Credence ID has launched a new tablet designed for biometrics and ID reading. Called the CredenceTAB, it sports a 10″ display, an FBI PIV FAP 30 certified fingerprint scanner, and front- and rear-facing cameras. The cameras enable ICAO-compliant face capture, and of course the fingerprint scanner allows for biometric identification; but the tablet also features…

Biometric Student ID Solution Expanding in West Africa

Biometric Student ID Solution Expanding in West Africa

Together with West Africa-based integrator Vatebra, Credence ID is expanding a student ID project initially launched in Nigeria. The system uses Credence ID’s CredenceOne mobile fingerprint scanning devices to authenticate the identities of student test-takers. Explaining its success in the Nigeria deployment, Vatebra Managing Director Kunle Akinniran said the device “has become the first and…

INTERVIEW: Bruce Hanson, President & CEO, Credence ID

INTERVIEW: Bruce Hanson, President & CEO, Credence ID

FindBiometrics President, Peter O’Neill had an opportunity to speak with Credence ID CEO, Bruce Hanson. The conversation concerns Credence ID’s participation at this week’s ID4 Africa conference and the exciting new products being announced by the company during the exhibition. Peter O’Neill, President, FindBiometrics (FB): Credence offers a broad line of mobile products focusing on…

News Roundup: Mobile Biometrics in Barcelona

News Roundup: Mobile Biometrics in Barcelona

Last week marked Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where FindBiometrics and Mobile ID World brought you live coverage form the major mobile industry event. MWC is massive, and since last year when we first reported from the show, biometrics technology has taken Mobile World Congress by storm. Last week wasn’t only about Barcelona, however, and we…

Credence ID Develops Presence in the Americas

Credence ID Develops Presence in the Americas

Mobile biometrics specialist Credence ID is expanding its team and the scope of its business. With an eye to further developing its presence in the Americas, the company has announced the appointment of Robert Garrigan as its Vice President of Sales and Business Development for the Americas. In a statement announcing Garrigan’s entry into the…

Mobile Identity Month: 3 Unique Vertical Applications

Mobile Identity Month: 3 Unique Vertical Applications

Thanks to the mainstream biometrics boom that followed in the wake of Apple’s Touch ID announcement in 2013, mobile biometric technology has a reputation of being primarily focused on consumer markets. Smartphones, wearables, tablets, PCs and mobile wallets are the popular face of mobile identity, but they are far from the whole story. The mobile…

Education Month: 4 Unique Deployments

Education Month: 4 Unique Deployments

August is Education Month at FindBiometrics in which we are taking a closer look at the use of biometrics in schools. Last week we examined the controversy that tends to follow biometric deployments in schools, focusing on the Florida controversy and how the commercialization of strong authentication may aid in future acceptance of the tech.…

Education Month: The Primer

Education Month: The Primer

It’s August, and in North America that means it’s back to school season, which for some students includes the daily use of biometric technology. Education is a huge area of application for biometrics all around the world. From attendance tracking for both teachers and students, to access control, to meal cards, strong authentication can serve…

INTERVIEW: Bruce Hanson, CEO, Credence ID

Interview with Bruce Hanson, CEO, Credence ID Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Bruce Hanson, CEO of Credence ID. Credence has had quite a year so far, with new product launches, major recognition and deployments all across the globe in a range of vertical markets. The following interview begins with a look…

News Roundup: A Week Of Innovation

News Roundup: A Week Of Innovation

Last week at FindBiometrics we continued our month long examination of Invisible Biometrics while the industry news was diverse and exciting. Headlines about the FBI’s NGI program, international government deployments, finance and major biometric innovations highlighted just how dynamic the biometrics industry has become. Here is a look back on the week’s top stories: Invisibility…

Credence ID Applauded For Adaptable Approach

Credence ID Applauded For Adaptable Approach

Mobile biometrics developer Credence ID has received fresh accolades from Frost & Sullivan. The growth consultancy has recognized Credence ID with its 2015 Asia-Pacific Frost & Sullivan Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award. In giving the award, Frost & Sullivan was keen to point out Credence ID’s focus on low costs and versatility. “The company prides…

Credence ID Teams With Developer For Biometric Banking

Credence ID Teams With Developer For Biometric Banking

Biometric credentialing solutions provider Credence ID has teamed up with mobile biometrics app developer ADO Technologies to deploy new banking solutions in Panama and Columbia, the companies have announced. The solutions were developed for two unnamed banks in the countries. Together the companies developed a means by which the identities of bank customers can be…

Credence ID to Authenticate Nigerian Students

Credence ID to Authenticate Nigerian Students

Credence ID is going to provide the authentication technology for state-administered student examinations in Nigeria, the company has announced. The contract comes by way of Fleet Technologies, an IT leader in the West Africa region. The contract will see a thousand of Credence’s CredenceOne mobile fingerprint sensor devices deployed, allowing the state to virtually eliminate…

New Device Combines Biometrics and Smart Documents

New Device Combines Biometrics and Smart Documents

Mobile biometrics developer Credence ID has unveiled a new handheld solution. Called the CredenceOne-MRZ, it’s an authentication device that can both read smart documents and perform its own biometric fingerprint scanning and face recognition. The device looks like slightly large version of the kind of wireless credit card readers found in many restaurants, and is…

Mobile Biometrics Aid in AirAsia Crash Victim Identification

Mobile Biometrics Aid in AirAsia Crash Victim Identification

AirAsia Flight QZ8501 went missing on December 28, 2014, enroute from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore. The fight was found shortly after, having crashed into the waters south of Borneo and killed all 162 passengers. In the effort to identify the fallen victims of this latest major airline disaster, Indonesia’s Automatic Fingerprint Identification System (INAFIS) has…