face biometrics

Suprema Showcases New Facial Recognition Prototype at Global Partner Program

Suprema Showcases New Facial Recognition Prototype at Global Partner Program

Suprema gathered 133 partners from 66 different countries for the 10th annual Suprema Global Partner Program (SGPP) in Lisbon, Portugal. The event ran from November 13 to 15, and was set up to give Suprema’s regional distributors and system integrators the chance to mingle with one another while getting a glimpse of upcoming Suprema innovations.…

Biometric and Surveillance Tech Fuels $34.3 Billion Security Product Market

Biometric and Surveillance Tech Fuels $34.3 Billion Security Product Market

Memoori is predicting that global sales for physical security products will hit $34.3 billion in 2019. The figure represents an increase of 8.5 percent, and comes courtesy of a new report that examines the prospects for Access Control, Intruder Alarm and Video Surveillance technology in the next five years. According to Memoori, video surveillance accounts…

Face Biometrics Month: The Apple Effect and the Mainstreaming of Face Authentication

Face Biometrics Month: The Apple Effect and the Mainstreaming of Face Authentication

Fingerprint scanning is now a familiar and even mainstream concept among consumers today, thanks largely to the mobile biometrics revolution, which has seen the fingerprint sensor emerge as a standard feature on smartphones over the past several years. That trend is generally thought to have been catalyzed by Apple, which made fingerprint authentication a flagship…

CBD Company Looks to Biometric Vending Machines for Distribution

CBD Company Looks to Biometric Vending Machines for Distribution

Emerald Organic Products is planning to place its CBD offerings in biometric vending machines after gaining a controlling 51 percent stake in the vending machine manufacturer Bezalel Jewelry. The latter’s biometric machines use facial recognition to match a customer’s face to the photo on an official government ID to facilitate the sale of age restricted…

Software Update Lets Galaxy S10 5G Use ToF Sensors for 3D Face Unlock

Software Update Lets Galaxy S10 5G Use ToF Sensors for 3D Face Unlock

Samsung has enabled a 3D face unlock feature on the Galaxy S10 5G by way of a software update that became available in Korea recently. By updating their phone to Samsung’s latest version of its One UI 2.0 beta OS, owners of the S10 5G variant of Samsung’s flagship line of smartphones can now take…

Jumio Identity Verification Safeguards I-Remit Users

Jumio Identity Verification Safeguards I-Remit Users

Jumio has found another customer for its secure digital onboarding technology. The Filipino remittance provider I-Remit is deploying Jumio Identity Verification to safeguard its IREMITX digital channel, which allows I-Remit users to transfer money online without needing to pay a visit to a physical branch location. IREMITX is particularly popular with the 10 million Filipino…

Incode Secures $10 Million for New Biometric Identity Platform

Incode Secures $10 Million for New Biometric Identity Platform

Incode, a provider of secure biometric products for banking, payment and retail industries, recently announced that it has secured $10 million in funding to accelerate the growth and adoption of Incode Omni, its new biometric identity platform Incode Omni is being touted as a pioneering omnichannel biometric identity platform, and some of the tools that…

India’s Privacy Advocates Voice Concerns About Biometric Surveillance Contract

India’s Privacy Advocates Voice Concerns About Biometric Surveillance Contract

Indian privacy advocates are once again voicing their concerns as the government of India prepares to hand out a landmark contract for a national facial recognition surveillance system. The Prime Minister opened the bidding for the contract back in September, for a system that is supposed to help an understaffed police force identify criminals and…

Face Biometrics Month: The Primer

Face Biometrics Month: The Primer

Of all the biometric modalities, facial recognition has become one of the most widely used and discussed in recent years. That’s why November is Face Biometrics Month at FindBiometrics, in which we’ll be delivering in-depth articles and other special features dedicated to this technology. It’s a broad category though, with facial recognition deployed across a…

CBP Deploys Facial Recognition at Laredo Border

CBP Deploys Facial Recognition at Laredo Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is deploying facial recognition technology to streamline screening procedures at the Laredo Port of Entry. The organization will install cameras at three pedestrian lanes sometime in early November, and plans to expand the program to the remaining 19 pedestrian lanes during the week of December 2. The facial matching…

Innovatrics Sees Significant Potential in Developing LATAM Market

Innovatrics Sees Significant Potential in Developing LATAM Market

Innovatrics is looking to Latin America in an effort to increase its international profile, with plans to widen its reach in the region. The company notes that it already has extensive public and private partnerships in Brazil, Chile, Mexico, and Peru, and has enrolled more than 30 million customers across the region. “We are expecting…

NEC to Showcase Biometric Identity Tech at SFF X Switch Event

NEC to Showcase Biometric Identity Tech at SFF X Switch Event

NEC and NEC Asia Pacific will have a significant presence at the upcoming SFF X Switch conference in Singapore. The inaugural SFF X Switch will blend the Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) with the Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) to create a single event with an emphasis on FinTech and digital solutions for the…

Unisys Launches SaaS Version of Stealth(identity) Platform

Unisys Launches SaaS Version of Stealth(identity) Platform

Unisys has released a cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) version of its biometric Stealth(identity) platform. The new SaaS version of Stealth(identity) will make it easier (and cheaper) for small businesses to deploy the identity management and authentication platform. Stealth(identity) made its debut earlier this year, with a launch that was geared towards large enterprises. The SaaS release…

Banesco Panamá Embraces FacePhi’s Biometric Tech

Banesco Panamá Embraces FacePhi’s Biometric Tech

“FacePhi has indicated that Banesco Panamá will integrate [SelphID] technology into its mobile app and desktop site, allowing customers to open new accounts from the comfort of their personal devices.” FacePhi has solidified its position in the Panama market and in the Latin American region more broadly through a new contract with Banesco Panamá. The…

Facial Recognition Lawsuit Could Be First of its Kind in China

Facial Recognition Lawsuit Could Be First of its Kind in China

In what many domestic news outlets are describing as a first, a Chinese citizen is suing a theme park over its use of biometric technology on attendees. The park in question is a safari park in Hangzhou, which previously linked park passes to the fingerprints of pass holders, but recently moved to a new system…

Unisys Revises Revenue Guidance in Q3 Update

Unisys Revises Revenue Guidance in Q3 Update

Unisys has issued its results for the third quarter and revised its revenue guidance for the full year. The company’s revenues for the quarter came in at $757.6 million, a 10.1 percent increase over revenues of $688.3 million in Q3 of 2018. Much of this was on the back of growth in its US federal…

ACLU Sues FBI, DOJ, and DEA Over Facial Recognition Documents

ACLU Sues FBI, DOJ, and DEA Over Facial Recognition Documents

The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Justice Department, and the Drug Enforcement Administration in an effort to compel the agencies to hand over information about their use of facial recognition technology. The information was first requested in a Freedom of Information Act filing submitted in January of this…

Israeli AI Startup Backed by Microsoft Linked to Surveillance of Palestinians

Israeli AI Startup Backed by Microsoft Linked to Surveillance of Palestinians

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition An Israeli artificial intelligence startup with investments from a number of American companies including Microsoft has been linked to the biometric surveillance of Palestinians. AnyVision is an international tech company based in Israel that raised $78 million in June from an investment group including American tech giant Microsoft. One of…

iQIYI Shares New Face Recognition Labeling Method at ICCV

iQIYI Shares New Face Recognition Labeling Method at ICCV

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition China’s iQIYI is sharing its facial recognition research at the IEEE’s International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV). The company has published a paper that specifically addresses unlabeled facial recognition data, and details a method that does not require any manual labeling and will allow that data to be processed more…

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