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FedID 2018: Interview with IDEMIA National Security Solutions’ Christian Schnedler

FedID 2018: Interview with IDEMIA National Security Solutions’ Christian Schnedler

IDEMIA has long been an important player in the global biometrics market and a major solutions provider to the government sector in particular. But its legacy goes back across two organizations – Safran Identity & Security and Oberthur Technologies – which merged in the first half of last year, and that has of course entailed…

FedID 2018: The Biometrics Industry Speaks [Audio Interview Roundup]

FedID 2018: The Biometrics Industry Speaks [Audio Interview Roundup]

This week FindBiometrics reported live from the FedID conference in Tampa. High level conversations about biometrics, identity management, access control, credentialing, trust, border control, law enforcement and national security kept the Tampa Convention Center abuzz all week, and our editors Peter Counter and Susan Stover were there to make sure industry leaders and big ideas…

FedID 2018: NEC’s Benji Hutchinson Talks Facial Recognition and Border Control

FedID 2018: NEC’s Benji Hutchinson Talks Facial Recognition and Border Control

FindBiometrics is in Tampa this week reporting live from FedID 2018, the US government’s flagship biometrics conference. On day two of the exhibition, I stopped by the NEC booth to speak with Benji Hutchinson, Vice President of Federal Operations, NEC Corporation of America. Our conversation began with a review of what NEC is showcasing at…

FedID 2018: Aware’s David Benini on Knomi, FIDO Certification, and Cloud vs On-Device

FedID 2018: Aware’s David Benini on Knomi, FIDO Certification, and Cloud vs On-Device

FindBiometrics is in Tampa this week, bringing you live coverage from the 2018 Federal Identity Forum & Exhibition (FedID 2018). During day one on the exhibition floor I interviewed David Benini, Vice President, Marketing & Product at Aware. Our conversation began with discussing Aware’s Knomi biometric software and its recent FIDO certification. We went on…

FedID 2018: The New Face of Face Biometrics

FedID 2018: The New Face of Face Biometrics

FedID 2018 is underway in Tampa this week, and FindBiometrics is reporting live from the conference, where facial recognition technology is riding high on a new wave of popularity. The contactless modality has long been an important focus for government operations, but suffered the stigma born of consumer unfamiliarity, a lack of industry standardization, and…

FedID 2018: Government Biometrics and Hurricane Relief

FedID 2018: Government Biometrics and Hurricane Relief

For the better part of this millennium, the US government’s use of biometrics has been largely framed in the context of anti-terrorism. The serious investments in biometric border initiatives and law enforcement after the September 11 terror attacks led to the realization of such breakthroughs as Biometric Entry/Exit, the FBI’s Next Generation Identification program, and…

FindBiometrics is Gearing Up for FedID 2018

FindBiometrics is Gearing Up for FedID 2018

This year’s Federal Identity Forum & Exposition (FedID 2018) is right around the corner, and FindBiometrics is going to be reporting live from the event. It’s going to be a big deal. FedID has long been one of the world’s most important government-focused identity events, and organizers expect this year’s edition to attract 1,200 participants including…

Government Biometrics Month: The Primer

Government Biometrics Month: The Primer

The government sector has long been a key driver – if not the key driver – of the biometrics market. But with biometric technologies having advanced by leaps and bounds over the last few years, the applications and deployments that are taking place now are more exciting than ever. This is all going to get…

INTERVIEW: Duane Blackburn on Biometrics and Government at FedID 2018

INTERVIEW: Duane Blackburn on Biometrics and Government at FedID 2018

Every September the biometrics industry converges on the Federal Identity Forum & Exposition, otherwise known as FedID—the key identity technology conference for the federal government. After a year in Washington, DC, the conference has returned to Tampa, Florida for a week of high-level thought leadership, education and networking catered to the biometrics, government and identity…

Government Applications Month: The Roundup

Government Applications Month: The Roundup

All through September FindBiometrics placed a featured focus on government applications in biometrics. For the last four weeks we brought you live event coverage, interviews, featured articles, industry news and an expert webinar featuring the leading minds in government biometrics. Take a look back on the highlights of Government Applications Month: Where To Start Government…

GALLERY: The Faces of Biometrics at FedID 17

GALLERY: The Faces of Biometrics at FedID 17

The inaugural Federal Identity Forum & Exposition (FedID 17) took place in Washington D.C. this week and FindBiometrics was there.  FedID is the US government’s flagship outreach and collaboration-building event focused on the identity technology community, and as such, thought leadership, product announcements, and biometric demonstrations characterized the conference formerly known as the Global Identity Summit.…

FedID: Interview With Green Bit’s Nadia Reid [AUDIO]

FedID: Interview With Green Bit’s Nadia Reid [AUDIO]

The inaugural FedID conference is currently underway in Washington D.C. and FindBiometrics is there on the show floor. Reporting from the exhibition floor, FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill spoke with Nadia Reid, VP of Business and Sales Development, Green Bit. The interview begins with talk of what makes Green Bit stand out as a company in…

OT-Morpho Launches MorphoTop Slim Fingerprint Scanner at FedID

OT-Morpho Launches MorphoTop Slim Fingerprint Scanner at FedID

The MorphoTop Slim can capture ten fingerprints, rolled or flat, in under two seconds. OT-Morpho has announced a new fingerprint scanning device offering a compact form thanks to a design based on Thin-Film Transistor technology. Called the MorphoTop Slim, it can capture ten fingerprints rolled or flat, and can do so in under two seconds,…

Jenetric Announces Livetouch Quattro Mobile Ahead of FedID 2017

Jenetric Announces Livetouch Quattro Mobile Ahead of FedID 2017

Jenetric has announced a new version of its flagship fingerprint scanning solution. Dubbed Livetouch Quattro Mobile, it’s a handheld device that requires no computer connection. In addition to its ability to simultaneously capture four fingerprints, Livetouch Quattro Mobile can scan documents and eSignatures, too. Data can be transmitted wirelessly to a laptop or tablet, and…

Green Bit to Unveil MultiScan527t at FedID 2017

Green Bit to Unveil MultiScan527t at FedID 2017

Green Bit will unveil its new MultiScan527t solution at next week’s FedID 2017 conference in Washington, the company has announced. It’s an upgrade to the original MultiScan527 palm and fingerprint scanner launched in 2013, and features faster acquisition and USB 3.0 connectivity, as well as a 3.2″ LCD touchscreen and an integrated heater designed to…