Cross Match Technologies

Crossmatch Launches Company Rebrand at CARTES 2014

In April, Cross Match Technologies made a headlines by acquiring DigitalPersona, and in turn becoming the largest independent identity management company in the world focused on biometrics. Today, at CARTES Secure Connexions 2014, the company introduced its new corporate branding. From now on, Cross Match Technologies and DigitalPersona will be known simply as: Crossmatch. The new CEO…

Introducing the New Face of Crossmatch: Interview with Richard Agostinelli

FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill had a chance to get the whole scoop on Crossmatch’s new brand identity in an interview with company CEO Richard Agostinelli. The conversation touches on the ideas behind the new identity, some new products from Crossmatch and what 2015 holds for the company.

UK Law Enforcement Market Eager to Add Biometrics to Arsenal

In a Law Enforcement Biometrics Month miracle, a market research firm has issued a new report on just that topic. Research and Markets, which bills itself as the world’s largest market research store, has just released its report, “Law Enforcement Biometrics Market in UK 2014-2018”, in which the firm outlines are growing market for biometric…

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month – The Primer

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month – The Primer

The law enforcement market has been using biometrics to solve crimes ever since the first print was pulled from a crime scene. Now, biometrics, mobility and identity management extend beyond the crime lab and onto the field, into correctional facilities and onto the computer systems that help catch crooks. All through October, FindBiometrics will be…

Mobile Biometrics Month: 5 Modalities that Show the Diversity of Mobile Biometrics

Mobile Biometrics Month: 5 Modalities that Show the Diversity of Mobile Biometrics

During last week’s events in Tampa – Biometrics UnPlugged and the Global Identity Summit (GIS) – one of the talking points that kept coming up during presentations and panels what the growing sentiment that in identity management there is no one solution to fit every problem. There exists a nuance to biometric deployments that has…

Cross Match Technologies Releases New Mobile Credential and Biometric Reader

Cross Match Technologies Releases New Mobile Credential and Biometric Reader

On Tuesday, biometric identity management solutions provider Cross Match Technologies announced the launch of a new handheld authentication solution. The Verifier Sentry is an Android-based mobile device that is designed to use biometrics and credentials in verifying an identity. Verifier Sentry has the capability to act as a standalone reader, able to authenticate a user’s identity with…

Privacy Restrictions To Hinder Global Facial Recognition Market Growth, Says Report

Privacy Restrictions To Hinder Global Facial Recognition Market Growth, Says Report

A new report analyzing the global facial recognition market cites restrictions on users’ sharing of personal details as a hindrance to market growth. Specifically using the example of the covert monitoring of an individual, the report from Research and Markets, which covers the period between 2014 and 2020, doesn’t seem to paint a negative picture…

Report Names Key Vendors in Growing Law Enforcement Biometrics Market

Report Names Key Vendors in Growing Law Enforcement Biometrics Market

A new report from firm Research and Markets has named Safran, NEC, 3M Cogent and Cross Match Technologies as the key vendors in the law enforcement biometrics market. According to the research firm, based on its objective analysis built around a combination of primary and secondary sources, the law enforcement biometrics market is set to…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Performance Tests and Certifications

This week in biometrics industry news we saw a lot of reports coming in concerning face, voice and finger-based biometrics, many of which had to do with performance testing and certification. In the featured articles section, we continued down the Road To Biometrics UnPlugged, now in week three of our summer event leading up the…

Biometric Solutions From Cross Match Now Offered on G-Cloud

Biometric Solutions From Cross Match Now Offered on G-Cloud

This morning, Cross Match Technologies announced that its biometric identity management solutions are now available through the UK’s G-Cloud CloudStore. The select products available have applications in law enforcement, mobile ID and border control. The move is in support of the UK government’s initiative to bring IT all across the public sector, changing the way…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Border Control, Biometric Payment and Multi-Modal Month

This past week at findBIOMETRICS was filled with a diverse selection of news, a nice convenience considering that the wide range of topics, applications and technologies is the focus of our first ever Multi-Modal Month. We saw some leadership changes at Precise Biometrics, a number of border control stories, the birth of a new company,…

Biometric Border Control From CLEAR To Launch In Las Vegas Airport

If you’re just tuning in to the discussion of automated border control, you should know that the market is in the midst of a growth period. According to recent research published by Acuity Market Intelligence, the global market for Automated Border Control eGates and kiosks will exceed $1.2 billion in annual revenue by 2020, growing…

Cross Match Launches Guardian Module For Biometric Border Control

Cross Match Launches Guardian Module For Biometric Border Control

Automated border control solutions, made possible by biometric capture technology, are growing in popularity all over the world, especially in Europe. It’s no surprise either, the passenger experience has been far from ideal for well over a decade as a demand for increased security has taken its toll on travelers in the name of safety.…

DigitalPersona Fingerprint Biometrics to Be Deployed in China Fashion Retailer Locations

DigitalPersona Fingerprint Biometrics to Be Deployed in China Fashion Retailer Locations

“Now that employees are using their fingerprints instead of the previous six digit passwords, sign in is not only faster,  but administrative costs are down.” Today, China fashion retailer New Look will be deploying fingerprint biometric point of sale (POS) systems that feature DigitalPersona technology in an expected 100 stores. The announcement comes after the…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: National ID, Border Control and Biometric Software

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: National ID, Border Control and Biometric Software

This week at findBIOMETRICS we entered Biometric Software Month. As will be custom with our monthly featured content, this means that we took a broad look at the subject with an informative week one primer of the topic. Inspired by the theme of the month, our new biometrics blog Pop Cultural Identity Management examined how…

Automated Passport Kiosks Featuring Cross Match Biometrics Rolled Out by YVR

Automated Passport Kiosks Featuring Cross Match Biometrics Rolled Out by YVR

One of the most critical security points that the public is accessing on a 24 hour basis is also the one demanding more convenience. Airports require the most security screening that the average civilian will ever have to experience, and it is not only inconveniently long and unpredictable, it is also an inefficient process. Thankfully,…

Industry News Roundup: Biometric Conferences, Conveniences and Coolness

Industry News Roundup: Biometric Conferences, Conveniences and Coolness

March 16, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      This week saw the announcement of two major biometrics industry conferences, both being held in the next seven days, one in Washington DC, the other in Hong Kong. CARTES Asia will be offering a look at innovations in smart card tech, mobile and other security…

Cross Match Technologies Officially Announces Platinum Sponsorship of connect:ID

Cross Match Technologies Officially Announces Platinum Sponsorship of connect:ID

March 13, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      Next week in Washington D.C. biometrics professionals will be converging on the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center for the connect:ID exhibition and conference. Among the many high profile biometrics industry attendees will be Cross Match Technologies, who announced today that it has stepped…

connect:ID Exhibition and Conference Announced by IBIA

connect:ID Exhibition and Conference Announced by IBIA

March 12, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      Yesterday, the International Biometrics & Identification Association (IBIA) announced that the connect:ID exhibition and conference will be held from March 17-19 next week at the Ronald Reagan Center in  Washington D.C. This is going to be a comprehensive biometrics industry event, covering the government, commercial…

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