DigitalPersona

HID Global Provides Fingerprint Tech for BigWise POS Terminals

HID Global Provides Fingerprint Tech for BigWise POS Terminals

Biometrics News – Fingerprint Recognition HID Global is providing its DigitalPersona fingerprint recognition technology to BigWise’s Stellar Point-of-Sale solution. Stellar is designed for retail and restaurant clientele, with a customer base that is located primarily in South America. The integration of DigitalPersona was carried out in a matter of weeks, and will allow Stellar customers…

INTERVIEW: Rich Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch

INTERVIEW: Rich Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Crossmatch CEO Rich Agostinelli. The interview begins with talk of the autumn’s big news: in September Crossmatch was acquired by HID Global. After detailing how the acquisition will affect the company, Agostinelli shed some light on Crossmatch’s product line and use cases for its NOMAD biometric readers, as well as…

Crossmatch Upgrades Flagship Authentication Platform

Crossmatch Upgrades Flagship Authentication Platform

“More and more people are getting used to confirming their identities with a face scan, and thus a growing number of end users are going to appreciate this option in DigitalPersona v3.0.” Crossmatch has implemented the latest major upgrade to its flagship authentication platform. DigitalPersona v3.0 offers a number of new features, but perhaps the…

Crossmatch Gets New DigitalPersona Distributor

Crossmatch Gets New DigitalPersona Distributor

“The DigitalPersona platform supports multiple biometric factors, including fingerprint, facial, and voice recognition, as well as more traditional authentication mechanisms like passwords, PINs, and security questions.” Crossmatch has acquired a new distribution partner for its DigitalPersona multi-factor authentication platform. A provider of virtual work environments and cloud solutions, Accordant Technology also assists its clients with…

Panasonic Brings Crossmatch Security to Toughbook Devices

Panasonic Brings Crossmatch Security to Toughbook Devices

“By offering DigitalPersona to our Toughbook customers, we’re ensuring they can continue redefining what it means to be mobile and how work gets done with the security that today’s digital world demands.” – Brian Rowley, VP of Marketing and Product Management for Panasonic System Solutions of North America Panasonic is taking advantage of Crossmatch technology to secure…

Crossmatch’s DigitalPersona Comes to IBM Security Access Manager

Crossmatch’s DigitalPersona Comes to IBM Security Access Manager

“Having the [DigitalPersona] solution in the App Exchange is critical for us to expand the reach into this important, growing security community.” – Nick Pattakos, SVP, Global Services and Solutions, Crossmatch Crossmatch’s DigitalPersona authentication solution has been integrated into the IBM Security Access Manager, a platform aimed at offering enterprises secure and simple access to online…

BehavioSec Brings Behavioral Biometrics to DigitalPersona Platform

BehavioSec Brings Behavioral Biometrics to DigitalPersona Platform

A new partnership with BehavioSec has brought behavioral biometrics technology to Crossmatch‘s flagship enterprise security platform. The DigitalPersona platform already supported PIN, password, smart card, and fingerprint security. Now, version 2.3 of the platform also includes BehavioSense, BehavioSec’s solution for assessing typing patterns for user authentication. In a statement announcing the integration, Crossmatch Authentication Market…

Crossmatch DigitalPersona Composite Authentication is Now Citrix-Ready

Crossmatch DigitalPersona Composite Authentication is Now Citrix-Ready

“Crossmatch first announced its DigitalPersona Composite Authentication platform last autumn, calling it an IT security platform that ‘offers the optimal mix of factors which enable risk-based policies that adapt to today’s dynamic threat environment.’” Crossmatch‘s DigitalPersona Composite Authentication platform is now certified for Citrix compatibility, the company has announced. The Citrix-Ready certification opens the platform…

Crossmatch Comes Down on Truant Bakers

Crossmatch Comes Down on Truant Bakers

Fresh off its re-branding effort after acquiring DigitalPersona, biometric technology provider Crossmatch has announced that its U.are.U fingerprint scanners have been installed throughout the bakeries of Mexico’s upscale Montparnasse Pasteleria, concluding the installation process that began in June. The retail bakery chain’s main concern in installing the technology was the apparently common practice of employees’…

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.

Increasing Demand For Advanced Security Boosting India Fingerprint Biometrics

Increasing Demand For Advanced Security Boosting India Fingerprint Biometrics

A new report from Research and Markets states that India’s fingerprint biometrics market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 35.1 percent between 2014 and 2020. According to ‘India Fingerprint Biometrics Market 2014-2020: Market Forecast By Applications and Regions’, Morpho (Safran), 3M and NEC are the key vendors in this area. The companies above…

Government Adoption Named Key Driver in Latin American Biometrics Market

Government Adoption Named Key Driver in Latin American Biometrics Market

A new report from Research and Markets examining the biometrics market in Latin America forecasts a CAGR of 23.7 percent between 2013 and 2018. Detailing the key drivers and challenges for the market, the report titled “Biometrics Market in Latin America 2014-2018” mentions a number companies the readers of findBIOMETRICS will no doubt be familiar…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: A Truly Multi-Modal Week

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: A Truly Multi-Modal Week

This week at findBIOEMTRICS we brought Multi-Modal Month to a close, but you wouldn’t know it taking a look at the industry news section. For a month dedicated to the diversity of biometrics, identity management solutions and their applications, the final week of June was truly emblematic of the theme. We started the week with…

Workers’ Credit Union Upgrades Security and Wins Its Time Back With DigitalPersona Biometrics

Workers’ Credit Union Upgrades Security and Wins Its Time Back With DigitalPersona Biometrics

In logical access control situations, biometric authentication boils down to two main benefits for business. First, upgrading to a biometric sensor at workstations and ditching passwords means heightened security: no more employees writing their access key on scrap pieces of paper, using the actual word “password,” or finding inspiration in prominent desk ornaments for important security…

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.…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Biometrics in Airports and Amusement Parks

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Biometrics in Airports and Amusement Parks

This past week in biometrics news we saw a number of new deployments, some resistance to identity management, talk about border control and – because it was week three of Biometric Software Month – some strong authentication technologies you can try on your smartphone right now. Aruba Airport is trialing a pre-screening initiative that will…

Is Aadhaar At Risk Under Newly Elected Indian Government?

Is Aadhaar At Risk Under Newly Elected Indian Government?

“Though a citizen’s Aadhaar number is not the same as official identification documents, it still has an important place in bringing social services to the nation even if it has room for improvement.” An historic election took place in India last week, ending in the turnover of the nation’s federal government. On May 16, 2014,…

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…

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