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GREAT Business Innovation Award Won by Cross Match Technologies

GREAT Business Innovation Award Won by Cross Match Technologies

March 11, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      During BritWeek Miami, an annual celebration of creativity and innovation between the United Kingdom and the United States that started on March 6th this year and is running through tomorrow, March 12, the British Consul General and the UK Trade & Investment Office honored Cross…

Cross Match Technologies Opens New Sales Office in The United Kingdom

Cross Match Technologies Opens New Sales Office in The United Kingdom

March 6, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      Last August, biometric identity management solutions provider Cross Match Technologies announced the consolidation of its Jena, Germany operations. Today the company announced that this does not signal a decrease of Cross Match’s physical presence in the European region, officially opening a new sales office in…

Interview with Tom Grissen, CEO, Daon

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Daon CEO Thomas Grissen

Over the years, Daon created “Best Practice Guides” to help our customers get the most out of their systems and to ensure our identity platforms would be able to serve nations for well over a decade through a future proof design so they did not become obsolete.

The same thing is happening now in the enterprise space as large corporations running business systems serving these markets are wrestling with similar challenges. As NIST said, “Spoofed websites, stolen passwords and compromised accounts are all symptoms of inadequate authentication methods.” We see these issues in the paper every day. Biometrics is going to happen and become a “must have” technology in the enterprise just as it did across government.

Nearly every large enterprise with whom I have met has named biometrics as one of their “top 4” new technology agenda items. This comes as no surprise since Gartner has forecasted that by the end of 2016, over 30 percent of users accessing high value web apps from their mobile device will use biometric authentication…

Cross Match Technologies Adds Three New Members To Global Sales Team

January 6, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      Cross Match Technologies starts the year with some posturing, today announcing the addition of three new members to its global sales team and the promotion of a long time sales executive. The biometric identity management solutions company has hired Steve Gedney, Doug Natal and Ed…

US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Rules Suprema As Not Liable For Patent Infringement

December 16, 2013 – by Peter B. Counter On Friday the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) made its ruling in the appeal of the patent infringement action between Suprema and Cross Match Technologies initially decided by the US International Trade Commission (ITC). The CAFC has officially vacated the Trade Commission’s…

Iris Biometrics in Healthcare, Fingerprints For Physical Access and The Practicality of Mobile Full Body Biometric Gaming – findBIOMETRICS Industry News Roundup: December 2-6

Iris Biometrics in Healthcare, Fingerprints For Physical Access and The Practicality of Mobile Full Body Biometric Gaming – findBIOMETRICS Industry News Roundup: December 2-6

December 8, 2013 – by Peter B. Counter      The week began with the launch of Zwipe Access biometric card: a portable contactless security device designed to enable high levels of security for access control. This is allowed by the inclusion of a touch sensor courtesy of Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC). Possibly the most…

Cross Match Technologies Appoints Michael Kohlsdorf as Interim CEO

December 8, 2013 – by Peter B. Counter     On Friday, Cross Match Technologies announced that in order to fill the gap left by CEO David Buckley, who is leaving the company in order to pursue other interests, the company’s board of directors has hired Michael Kohlsdorf to provide leadership during the resulting selection…

Mobility Rules: findBIOMETRICS and Mobile ID World Roundup For September 2-6

September 7, 2013 – by Peter B. Counter The last half of the Summer in biometrics has been all about mobility, and the first week of September, as we see the approach of a big Apple announcement, the Biometrics Consortium Conference and Biometrics UnPlugged, was no different. Because the authentication and authorization industries have been…

Cross Match Technologies Gives Naval Academy the Gift of Biometrics

September 6, 2013 – by Peter B. Counter In keeping with its long history of supporting the US military, Cross Match Technologies announced yesterday that it has donated a suite of biometric identity management hardware to the United States Naval Academy Foundation. The in-kind gift, made to benefit the Foundations’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department,…

Cross Match Technologies Consolidating Operations in Jena, Germany

August 16, 2013 – by Peter B. Counter Biometric identity provider Cross Match Technologies, the company behind the SEEK Avenger multi-biometric software solution (released earlier this year), announced today that, in order to accelerate development and enhance profitability, it will be consolidating its Jena, Germany facilities into its existing US operations based in Palm Beach…

Cross Match Introduces New SEEK Avenger Handheld

London, England – May 21, 2013 Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of biometric identity management solutions, announced the launch of the new SEEK Avenger mobile handheld today at the Security Document World exhibition.  Designed to provide immigration, customs, border control, and law enforcement and security personnel a truly rugged, portable identity management…

Cross Match Names New Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – May 16, 2013 Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a world leader in biometric identity management and technology solutions, announced today that Eric Vermillion has joined the company as senior vice president, worldwide sales.  “We are pleased to have Eric as part of the strategic team,” commented David Buckley, CEO of Cross…

Cross Match Launches New Ventures Business Unit

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – May 15, 2013 Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a world leader in biometric identity management and technology solutions, announced today the creation of Cross Match Ventures, a business unit dedicated to the development and commercialization of emerging technological innovations in the biometric and identity management markets.  The new venture incubator will…

Cross Match Provides Third Generation Palm Scanners for Japanese National Law Enforcement

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. – April 25, 2013 Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of biometric identity management solutions, announced today that it delivered a custom version of its L SCAN 500P palm scanner to NEC for deployment by the Japanese national law enforcement agency. This deployment represents another step in the cooperation…

Cross Match adds INTERPOL Submission Format to MOBS

Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of biometric identity management solutions, announced today the release of an INTERPOL compliant configuration (INT-I) of its Mission Oriented Biometric Software, commonly known as MOBS. “Cross Match solutions support a range of electronic submission formats, including FBI CJIS, U.S. DoD, U.K. IDENT-1, and others,” said John Hinmon,…

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