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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: FBI Preserves Historical Biometrics

This past week at FindBiometrics we brought our summer event – The Road to Biometrics UnPlugged – to a close in the featured articles section while announcements started to roll in regarding what to expect during the Global Identity Summit in Tampa this September. On top of that we had product announcements, new performance milestones…

World’s Fastest Contactless Fingerprint Scanner To Be Presented at GIS 2014

World’s Fastest Contactless Fingerprint Scanner To Be Presented at GIS 2014

This year’s Global Identity Summit (GIS) is less than one month away. Formerly the Biometric Consortium Conference, the annual identity management  event is held in Tampa, Florida, and is host to a slew of announcements, demonstrations, product launches and keynotes. Today, Morpho (Safran) announced that during GIS it will be presenting what it claims is…

NEC Takes First Place in NIST’s Proprietary Fingerprint Template Test

NEC Takes First Place in NIST’s Proprietary Fingerprint Template Test

NEC Corporation of America is no stranger to the upper echelons of performance testing. Just over a  month ago the company announced that its facial recognition algorithm scored first place in a performance test conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Today, NEC announced that its fingerprint biometric technology has topped another…

Road2BUP: Privacy – Regulating Identity

Road2BUP: Privacy – Regulating Identity

We are nearly one month away from Biometrics UnPlugged in Tampa, Florida. All summer we have been shedding the spotlight on major topics in identity management. In June we featured ideas in next generation biometric and mobile commerce, now, one month away from the major industry event, we are turning our lens to privacy. Last…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Brain Biometrics, Naked Payments and Persistent Authentication

This past week at findBIOMETRICS, we entered into week four of the Road to Biometrics UnPlugged. In the features section we took a look at biometric payments that don’t require smartphones while the industry news section was filled with reports of brain-trauma-detecting wearables, persistent heart rate authentication, big releases and exciting new partnerships. BIO-key announced…

Road2BUP: Commerce – Naked Payments

Road2BUP: Commerce – Naked Payments

Continuing down the Road to Biometrics UnPlugged and focusing on commerce throughout July, we at findBIOMETRICS have taken a look at an overview of next generation finance, end user experience in biometric banking, and three real deployments of strong authentication tech in commerce. Today we are going to examine the idea of paying with a…

Suprema Launches Biometric Fingerprint SDK For Android

Suprema Launches Biometric Fingerprint SDK For Android

Biometrics and identification technology company Suprema Inc. has launched a fingerprint recognition software developments kit (SDK) for the Android operating system. Designed for use with the company’s BioMini Slim fingerprint scanner, the SDK can enable mobile devices to capture prints in various non-ideal conditions including direct sunlight. BioMini Slim is FBI-PIV and mobile ID FAP…

Interview: mofiria CEO Satoshi Amagai and Jintaro Nozawa, Fujisoft

findBIOMETRICS, had the chance to interview Satoshi Amagai, president and CEO of mofira, and Jintaro Nozawa, Director and Executive Operating Officer at Fujisoft. The discussion serves as an excellent overview of what each company has to offer in the biometric arena and the verticals ripe for finger vein authentication, as well as how their new partnership will manifest over the next year.

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Performance Tests and Certifications

This week in biometrics industry news we saw a lot of reports coming in concerning face, voice and finger-based biometrics, many of which had to do with performance testing and certification. In the featured articles section, we continued down the Road To Biometrics UnPlugged, now in week three of our summer event leading up the…

Road2BUP: Commerce – 3 Deployments of Biometrics in Finance

Road2BUP: Commerce – 3 Deployments of Biometrics in Finance

It’s the Road to Biometrics UnPlugged and throughout July we are talking about the intersection of biometrics and commerce. Last week we took a look at the convenience that comes to the end user when biometrics are applied to personal banking matters. Today, we are going to examine some real life deployments in the biometric…

M2-FuseID Biometric Reader Scores FBI Personal Identity Verification Certification

M2-FuseID Biometric Reader Scores FBI Personal Identity Verification Certification

Biometric identity management solutions company,  M2SYS Technology announced today that its smart fingerprint reader, M2-FuseID has received Personal Identity Verification (PIV) certification from the FBI. PIV certification signifies an FBI standard of quality and interoperability. The M2-FuseID offers, in addition to a boasted high standard of reliability and accuracy, liveness detection to weed out spoofing…

Biometric Solutions From Cross Match Now Offered on G-Cloud

Biometric Solutions From Cross Match Now Offered on G-Cloud

This morning, Cross Match Technologies announced that its biometric identity management solutions are now available through the UK’s G-Cloud CloudStore. The select products available have applications in law enforcement, mobile ID and border control. The move is in support of the UK government’s initiative to bring IT all across the public sector, changing the way…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: National eID, Commerce and Eyeprint Investments

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: National eID, Commerce and Eyeprint Investments

This week’s biometrics industry news spanned a wide number of applications and topics keeping an emphasis on the future of the industry. A number of reports, a major investment and a telling blog post from Visa Europe all placed our gaze on the optimistic future of identity management technology. Meanwhile in the featured articles, we…

Finger Vein Sensors Further Bring Biometric Healthcare to Turkey

Finger Vein Sensors Further Bring Biometric Healthcare to Turkey

In an initiative to better manage health services in Turkey, combating abuse and inefficiencies, the Social Security Institution of Turkey has been adopting biometrics since 2012. This week, Hitachi Europe announced that, in support of this continuing adoption, it is rolling out BIOMIG devices: mobile WiFi scanners featuring  the company’s finger vein recognition technology. The…

Interview: Won Lee, President and CEO of SecuGen

SecuGenNLPeter O’Neill, president of findBIOMETRICS (fB), recently had the opportunity to interview Won Lee, president and CEO of SecuGen (SG). The discussion begins with an overview of the company history, its product line and business model, before getting into the details of SecuGen’s expansion into India and how the company is going to be making moves in the mobile space.

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: The Road To Biometrics UnPlugged

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: The Road To Biometrics UnPlugged

July is here which puts us two and a half months away from the second annual Biometrics UnPlugged event in Tampa, Florida. This being the case, we have begun to prepare with The Road To Biometrics UnPlugged, a summer long event meant to shed light on some of the topics that will be discussed. First…

Archbold Memorial Hospital Implements Biometric Patient ID

Archbold Memorial Hospital Implements Biometric Patient ID

A hospital has a great number of specific identity management needs. Organization is key, of course, and so a system must be in place to prevent mix ups, put an end to billing mishaps and eliminate duplicate records. In addition, the ability to ensure that a patient is who they say they are can prevent…

Fujisoft and Mofiria Team Up To Offer Finger Vein Authentication

Fujisoft and Mofiria Team Up To Offer Finger Vein Authentication

When it comes to keeping a biometric solution “spoof proof“, one of the best ways to ensure your sensors won’t be fooled is to measure a body part that can’t be copied in the first place. Vascular technology is one of these “unspoofable by design” modalities. A user’s veins are inside of her, beneath the…

Multi-Modal Month – Week 3: 4 Vertical Markets Ready For Multi-Factor

As we explored in last week’s Multi-Modal Month feature article, combining biometric factors can greatly bolster security without having to sacrifice much (if anything) in terms of convenience. With innovations in cloud technology and an increasing level of availability in terms of biometric hardware and software, multi-factor authentication is becoming a lot more appealing in the…

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