fingerprint authentication

CLEAR, Delta Bring Biometric Boarding to Boston Logan

CLEAR, Delta Bring Biometric Boarding to Boston Logan

CLEAR‘s biometric passenger processing system has arrived at another major US airport, enabling expedited security screening for registered travellers at Boston Logan International Airport (or BOS). The system has gone into operation at Terminal A. In announcing this latest addition to CLEAR’s network of airport partners, the company emphasized that BOS is the primary airport…

Imprivata Adds Chrome Support to Electronic Prescription Platform

Imprivata Adds Chrome Support to Electronic Prescription Platform

Imprivata has announced that its Confirm ID prescription solution is now compatible with the Google Chrome browser. The news will make Confirm ID more accessible for users of MEDITECH EHR software, thereby making it easier to comply with DEA requirements for the electronic prescribing for controlled substances (EPCS). “EPCS has significant benefits for addressing the opioid abuse epidemic, improving…

BIO-key Sees Trend Taking Shape with Latest Financial Services Clients

BIO-key Sees Trend Taking Shape with Latest Financial Services Clients

“Both financial services organizations have embraced BIO-key’s PIV Pro fingerprint readers and ID Director software for employee authentication, using the biometric technology to regulate access to sensitive IT assets.” BIO-key has two new clients in the financial services sector, and the company’s leadership believe it’s a sign of more good things to come. The company…

UNHCR’s Biometric IDs Help Protect Refugees from Itself

UNHCR’s Biometric IDs Help Protect Refugees from Itself

The United Nations’ refugee agency has been vocal about the benefits of biometric identification for those in its charge for years, but recently the organization invoked this technology in its own defense. The UNHCR was responding to an extensive investigative report from NBC alleging widespread corruption at the refugee agency. Usually this involves bribery in…

Serve Brings Fingerprint Recognition to its Logistics Platform

Serve Brings Fingerprint Recognition to its Logistics Platform

Serve has added fingerprint recognition capabilities to its blockchain-based logistics platform. The new tech will allow users to confirm deliveries with a fingerprint scan, thereby increasing security and creating biometric receipts at every stage of the shipping process. “Being involved in the logistics space for over 20 years, the current faults in last-mile logistics have…

BIO-key CEO Discusses New $10M Contract on Stock Day Podcast

BIO-key CEO Discusses New $10M Contract on Stock Day Podcast

“While Asia is an important source of growth – we are really seeing our business expand on a global basis.” – Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key Biometrics specialist BIO-key has won a big new contract in the Asia market, with CEO Mike DePasquale discussing the deal on the Uptick Newswire Stock Day Podcast. Speaking to host…

NEXT Biometrics Partners with M-Tech Innovations for Biometric Smart Cards

NEXT Biometrics Partners with M-Tech Innovations for Biometric Smart Cards

“…we are in the process of building a sustainable network with leading players in the smart card ecosystem to commercialize biometric dual interface technology in the banking sector and beyond.” – Alain Faburel, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, NEXT Biometrics NEXT Biometrics has another partner in the emerging biometric payment cards market: The company has…

Delta Wins Industry Accolade, Thanks in Part to Biometrics Innovation

Delta Wins Industry Accolade, Thanks in Part to Biometrics Innovation

Delta Air Lines has been named the “Best Long-Haul Airline” in the 24th annual Business Travel Awards, thanks in part to its pioneering work with biometric technologies. In a statement announcing the award win, Delta said that Business Travel Awards judges, a mix of industry experts and the Buying Business Travel magazine’s editorial team, “called…

Zwipe Announces Major Share Offering

Zwipe Announces Major Share Offering

Zwipe has announced a plan to raise up to NOK 120 million, or about $13.7 million USD, through private and public equity. An initial tranche will comprise a private placement offered to major shareholders and “certain new investors in Norway and Sweden,” the company explained in a statement. Zwipe said these interests have “pre-committed” to…

Tapplock Announces New Fingerprint Biometric Lock and More

Tapplock Announces New Fingerprint Biometric Lock and More

Tapplock, an early pioneer of the biometric lock concept, has unveiled a new version of its fingerprint-scanning lock and a new enterprise platform. The company first announced its initial Tapplock device back in January of 2016, and while fingerprint-scanning locks still haven’t gone mainstream, it has seen a growing number of rivals follow it into…

Suprema to Unveil ‘World’s Slimmest’ FAP 30 Fingerprint Scanner at Trustech 2018

Suprema to Unveil ‘World’s Slimmest’ FAP 30 Fingerprint Scanner at Trustech 2018

“The new Suprema FAP30 certifiable fingerprint scanner has been designed to provide the best reliable fingerprint authentication performance across dynamic environments, such as outdoor and mobile situations.” – Bogun Park, CEO, Suprema ID Suprema ID says it has developed the industry’s slimmest FAP 30 fingerprint scanner, and that it will make its debut at this year’s…

BIO-key CEO Focuses on Future in Q3 Update

BIO-key CEO Focuses on Future in Q3 Update

“Our outlook for the remainder of 2018 is supported by initiatives we have in place, as well as multimillion dollar software orders we expect to complete imminently.” – Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key BIO-key has issued its fiscal results for the third quarter ended September 30th. The quarter brought in revenues of $739,750, compared to revenues of…

Crossmatch Biometric Tech to Verify Bangladeshi Voters at Polls

Crossmatch Biometric Tech to Verify Bangladeshi Voters at Polls

“Voters in the country will be required submit their fingerprints to the Election Commission, and EVM operators will issue unique passwords to voters, which will be used in combination with fingerprint recognition for voter authentication.” Biometric technology from Crossmatch is poised to play an important role in an upcoming parliamentary election in Bangladesh. The company…

New Version of Chrome Supports Fingerprint Authentication for Websites

New Version of Chrome Supports Fingerprint Authentication for Websites

A beta version of the latest Chrome browser for macOS and Android points to the rise of FIDO2-based biometric authentication on the web. The new Chrome 70 feature allows websites to access a fingerprint sensor on their device, and, as 9to5Google reports, this is enabled by default in the Web Authentication API. Websites that take…

SureID Re-emerges from Corporate Shakeup

SureID Re-emerges from Corporate Shakeup

After a big corporate shakeup, SureID is looking to get back on track under new management. The Oregon-based company, which offers identity authentication solutions to the enterprise and government markets, has seen a tumultuous few years after losing a US Navy contract that had been a key base of revenue. Hundreds of jobs were cut…

Enhanced In-Display Fingerprint Recognition Featured in New Vivo Flagship Phone

Enhanced In-Display Fingerprint Recognition Featured in New Vivo Flagship Phone

“…with its integration of in-display fingerprint scanning in the X23, Vivo is continuing to drive what may be a growing trend in mobile biometrics, with other smartphone makers like Xiaomi also following suit.” Vivo has officially announced its next flagship smartphone, and it’s going to feature improved in-display fingerprint recognition. The device has only just…

IDEX Reports ‘Extremely Strong Interest’ in Biometric Card Tech in Q2 Update

IDEX Reports ‘Extremely Strong Interest’ in Biometric Card Tech in Q2 Update

IDEX has issued its Q2 results for 2018. The period saw revenues of NOK 289,000, compared to revenues of about NOK 4.7 million in Q2 of 2017. Its net result for the period had improved year-over-year, however, with the company reporting a loss of NOK 65,156,000 for Q2 of this year, compared to a loss…

FPC Sensors Used in New Blackberry Smartphones

FPC Sensors Used in New Blackberry Smartphones

“In the Evolve and Evolve X, the sensors are rear-mounted, supporting biometric user authentication together with a face unlock system. “ Fingerprint Cards biometric technology is being used in a new pair of smartphones from Blackberry licensee Optiemus Infracom. The Indian company’s new phone, the Evolve, is a budget offering, priced at about $365, and…

BIO-key to Issue Q2 Update Ahead of Market Open on August 14

BIO-key to Issue Q2 Update Ahead of Market Open on August 14

BIO-key has set a date for the publication of its Q2 results: They will be issued on Tuesday, August 14th, along with an outlook for the months ahead. The company’s quarterly results will be published before the market opens, with a conference call slated to begin at 10:00 AM ET. The call will feature senior…

Pages
  • 1
  • 2