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Israeli Labor Court Rules Against Use of Fingerprint Attendance Tracking

Israeli Labor Court Rules Against Use of Fingerprint Attendance Tracking

Israel’s National Labor Court has ruled that employers cannot compel their staff to participate in a biometric time and attendance system based on fingerprint scanning, reports Bloomberg BNA. The case, Histadrut General Labor Fed’n v. Qalansuwa Municipality, was resolved in favor of workers’ privacy rights with respect to biometric data. In a panel ruling, head Judge Lea…

News Roundup: Aadhaar Versus Fraud

News Roundup: Aadhaar Versus Fraud

Last week at FindBiometrics Healthcare Biometrics Month continued as we took a look at how strong authentication and identity management can be applied outside of the realm of patient ID. The industry news, meanwhile, was filled with border control, FinTech, and automotive biometrics, while India’s government made moves to address Aadhaar fraud. Here is a look…

Scotiabank’s ‘Digital Factory’ Protected by Biometrics

Scotiabank’s ‘Digital Factory’ Protected by Biometrics

“And to demonstrate its commitment to innovative technology, the bank has implemented biometric access control to the Digital Factory…” Scotiabank’s Digital Factory in Canada is now in production. The bank first announced its new initiative in October of 2015, when it explained that as part of a “digital transformation” it was establishing an innovation lab…

Vivo V3 and V3 Max Feature FPC Biometric Sensors

Vivo V3 and V3 Max Feature FPC Biometric Sensors

Two more new Vivo smartphone models are using biometric technology from Fingerprint Cards and Precise Biometrics. The V3 and V3 Max devices each feature FPC1035 sensors running on Precise BioMatch Mobile software. The integrations follow almost immediately on the heels of two other Vivo integrations announced last week: The X6S and X6S Plus each featured…

Windows Hello Opening ‘Huge Market’ to BIO-key Solutions: CEO

Windows Hello Opening ‘Huge Market’ to BIO-key Solutions: CEO

BIO-key has been helping Microsoft to spread the word about Windows 10’s biometric security capabilities. The companies recently concluded a 12-city tour that placed a spotlight on Windows Hello, the biometric security apparatus that comes built into the new Windows 10 operating system. BIO-key is helping users to take advantage of Windows Hello via its…

News Roundup: Education, Liveness Detection, Passwords

News Roundup: Education, Liveness Detection, Passwords

Last week at FindBiometrics we continued with our 13th annual Year in Review coverage—looking at liveness detection, education and passwords—while mobility, border control and finance made up the majority of the headlines. Here’s a look back on the week that was in global identity management: Year in Review Week two of our 13th annual Biometrics…

Precise Biometrics Tech In Huawei Honor 7i

Precise Biometrics Tech In Huawei Honor 7i

Precise Biometrics technology is powering the fingerprint sensor of another major new smartphone, the company has announced. Its Precise BioMatch Mobile software has been integrated into Huawei’s Honor 7i. The integration came by way of partner fingerprint sensor maker Fingerprint Cards (FPC), whose FPC1145 provides the hardware. The ongoing partnership has proven very fruitful for…

FPC Biometrics Built In To Gionee Smartphone

FPC Biometrics Built In To Gionee Smartphone

China-based smartphone manufacturer Gionee has integrated biometric technology from FPC into its new handset. Called the Elife E8, the device uses the FPC1021 touch fingerprint sensor. It’s the continuation of a previously established partnership between the two companies. In 2014 Gionee launched its Gionee T1 smartphone with an FPC swipe sensor built in; now, its…