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Latest Iteration of Gentex’s Iris-Based Driver Authentication to be Showcased at CES

Latest Iteration of Gentex’s Iris-Based Driver Authentication to be Showcased at CES

Gentex is planning to show off some cutting-edge connected car technologies at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, including innovative biometric and payment systems. Its showcase will include the latest iteration of its iris-based driver authentication system. Embedded in the car’s rear-view mirror, it uses infrared scanning to recognize patterns in the user’s iris, prompting in-car…

Fingerprint Cards Has Completed Its Acquisition Of Delta ID

Fingerprint Cards Has Completed Its Acquisition Of Delta ID

“… it could also help [Fingerprint Cards] to expand beyond the mobile market in which it has attained a leading position.” Fingerprint Cards has completed its acquisition of Delta ID. The deal was first announced at the start of February, when FPC announced it would pay SEK 938 million to acquire the iris recognition specialist.…

Delta ID Pushes for Iris-Based Aadhaar Authentication

Delta ID Pushes for Iris-Based Aadhaar Authentication

“Just as mobile fingerprint scanning started on high-end devices from Apple and quickly spread to cheaper smartphones, many expect the same pattern to unfold with respect to mobile iris scanning.” With excitement building over smartphone iris scanning, Delta ID is seeking to pioneer the technology’s use with Aadhaar, India’s national biometric ID program. As the…

FPC Aims To Be the Leader in Biometry

FPC Aims To Be the Leader in Biometry

Earlier this month we were in Barcelona for Mobile World Congress 2017 where biometrics technology once again received great deal of attention. One of the big identity trends of this year’s show was fingerprint sensor innovation—under-glass deployments, in-keyboard integrations, even the unveiling of the world’s first in-display fingerprint sensor. Among the excitement around this modality…

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Fingerprint Cards CEO Christian Fredrikson

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Fingerprint Cards CEO Christian Fredrikson

Fingerprint Cards CEO Christian Fredrikson speaks to FindBiometrics at MWC 2017 about the recent Delta ID acquisition and what’s next for FPC. Last week at Mobile World Congress 2017, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill met with Christian Fredrikson, CEO, Fingerprint Cards, for an interview. MWC 2017 served as a massive stage for fingerprint biometrics innovation, and FPC…

FPC Aims to Meet Old and New Friends at MWC

FPC Aims to Meet Old and New Friends at MWC

Fingerprint Cards has announced that for the fourth year in a row, it will participate in the Mobile World Congress (MWC) conference and exhibition. FPC will be in the Fira Gran Via hall, and will highlight its solutions from booth 1B42. Among those solutions will be “market leading smartphone products, the latest smartcard trends and…

Biometrics On Track for Automotive Sector: Delta ID

Biometrics On Track for Automotive Sector: Delta ID

Iris scanning specialist Delta ID is heralding the rise of automotive biometrics. In a guest post on VentureBeat, the company’s CEO, Dr. Salil Prabhakar, argues that, with biometric technology having become mainstream on mobile devices, it’s now “coming to a connected car near you.” Prabhakar points out that biometric technology is uniquely capable in offering…

FPC Eyes Iris Expansion with Delta ID Acquisition

FPC Eyes Iris Expansion with Delta ID Acquisition

“In a statement announcing the acquisition, FPC CEO Christian Fredrikson said it would enable the company ‘to provide multi-modal solutions to the market, combining iris recognition with our fingerprint sensors.’” Fingerprint Cards is buying iris recognition specialist Delta ID for SEK 938 million, or a little under $107 million USD. The deal represents a considerable…

Delta ID Tech Powers Iris-Scanning Driver Authentication System

Delta ID Tech Powers Iris-Scanning Driver Authentication System

A new biometric authentication system for the car is based on Delta ID iris scanning technology. Announced yesterday by Gentex, the system is based in the car’s rearview mirror, and can act as a kind of access control for the car. If the biometrics of the person in the driver’s seat don’t match the profile of…

Upgraded ActiveIRIS Tech Almost Twice as Fast

Upgraded ActiveIRIS Tech Almost Twice as Fast

Delta ID has upgraded its ActiveIRIS iris biometrics technology, with version 3.0 now being used in the latest smartphone from Fujitsu and NTT DoCoMo, the Arrows NX F-01J. It’s the same technological platform upon which the world’s first iris scanning smartphone, last summer’s Arrows NX F-04G, was based, with ActiveIRIS being used again in the follow-up…

Delta ID’s ActiveIRIS Gets Aadhaar Certification

Delta ID’s ActiveIRIS Gets Aadhaar Certification

“Delta ID’s technology was also used in the world’s first iris-scanning smartphone, NTT DOCOMO’s F-04G, as well as a sequel device.” Iris biometrics specialist Delta ID is now officially certified to provide technology for Aadhaar, India’s ambitious national biometric ID program. The certification covers the company’s ActiveIRIS technology, which is already being used in a…

Delta ID Heralds The Rise of Iris Scanning

Delta ID Heralds The Rise of Iris Scanning

Iris recognition solutions provider Delta ID is heralding the rise of iris scanning on smartphones. In a statement, the company cited survey data from Japan-based Macromill indicating that smartphone users are happy with iris scanning when the feature is available. Macromill surveyed several hundred users of iris and fingerprint scanning smartphones from Apple, Fujitsu, Samsung,…

Red Herring Names Delta ID in its Top 100 North America Rankings

Red Herring Names Delta ID in its Top 100 North America Rankings

Iris biometrics specialist Delta ID has been named one of Red Herring’s Top 100 North American companies. Red Herring is a global media company aimed at connecting investors and technologically innovative companies. Its annual Top 100 competitions select the best companies on a regional basis and in one global competition; this year’s North America competition saw…

Arrows Tab F-04H Tablet Sports Iris Recognition

Arrows Tab F-04H Tablet Sports Iris Recognition

Fujitsu is continuing to bring mobile iris biometrics to the masses in Japan with its new Arrows Tab F-04H. Available through NTT DOCOMO, the new tablet follows in the tradition of previously released Fujitsu smartphones—the Arrows NX F-04G and the Arrows NX F-02H —which made history last year as the first consumer mobile handsets to launch…

New Report Breaks Down Arrows Iris Scanning Tech

New Report Breaks Down Arrows Iris Scanning Tech

A new report from System Plus Consulting breaks down the supply chain, cost, and price considerations of the Fujitsu Arrows NX F-04G. When it launched last summer, the Arrows NX F-04G became the first smartphone in the world to feature integrated iris scanning functionality. The biometric technology, developed by Delta ID, enabled users to unlock…

Interview with Salil Prabhakar, CEO of Delta ID

-The following interview with Salil Prabhakar, CEO of Delta ID was originally published on our sister site Mobile ID World– Mobile ID World president Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Salil Prabhakar, CEO of Delta ID. The conversation begins with a short history of the iris biometrics company and their major contributions to the biometrics industry. The…

Lumia Users Enthusiastic About Iris Biometrics

Lumia Users Enthusiastic About Iris Biometrics

A new poll is asking Lumia smartphone users whether they still use their devices’ iris scanners. Conducted by WMPoweruser, a site dedicated to Window mobile and Microsoft news, the poll is framed with a mild criticism of the iris scanning system as run on the Lumia 950 XL, asserting it takes about twice as long for…

Iris Recognition Demonstrated on a Smartphone

Iris Recognition Demonstrated on a Smartphone

Delta ID Inc.’s iris scanning biometric technology is being shown off at the Mobile World Congress by a major partner: Fujitsu. The company is going to be demonstrating Delta ID’s ActiveIRIS technology in its smartphone at the conference. Delta ID is aiming its iris-scanning solution at mobile/PC OEMs and platform providers, asserting that the technology…