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MeReal Biometrics Announces New CTO

MeReal Biometrics Announces New CTO

MeReal Biometrics has officially introduced its new Chief Technology Officer, Thomas Le Ouedec. He actually came to the role quietly in July, bringing with him a wealth of experience in the smart cards industry. From 2008 to his switch to MeReal Biometrics, Le Ouedec served as Product Line Manager for UINT, a smart card developer…

SecuGen Unveils Latest Fingerprint Reading Solutions Ahead of GSX

SecuGen Unveils Latest Fingerprint Reading Solutions Ahead of GSX

“Most of the existing Bluetooth products on the market are about as attractive as a deck of cards. The Unity Bluetooth reader, on the other hand, breaks the mold and is a stunning device with a slim, sleek white case, a single button and three small LEDs.” – Jeff Brown, VP Sales and Marketing, SecuGen…

IDEX Sensor Integrated Into Biometric Remote Control

IDEX Sensor Integrated Into Biometric Remote Control

IDEX has announced a novel integration of its fingerprint sensor technology: Korea-based Ohsung Electronics has used it to bring fingerprint scanning to one of its remote control solutions, the product of a collaboration with TW Electronics, a UK-based remote control specialist that offers tailored remote solutions to other device makers such as TV brands. In…

Galaxy S10 to Sport Qualcomm In-Display Fingerprint Sensor, says Supplier

Galaxy S10 to Sport Qualcomm In-Display Fingerprint Sensor, says Supplier

Samsung is planning to incorporate in-display fingerprint sensor technology from Qualcomm into its next flagship smartphone, the hotly anticipated Galaxy S10, according to a new report. The news reportedly comes directly from a supplier, Taiwan-based General Interface Solutions. According to Korea’s ETNews, GIS is working with Qualcomm to adapt the latter’s ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor…

Vivo V11 Smartphone Features In-Display Fingerprint Recognition

Vivo V11 Smartphone Features In-Display Fingerprint Recognition

“In-display fingerprint scanning eliminates the need for a physical home button, which means that phone makers can make the device’s display take up almost the whole front face of the device without having to move the fingerprint scanner to the rear face of the phone.” Vivo is expanding its use of in-display fingerprint scanning technology,…

More Chrome OS Code Points to Biometric Security Focus on Chromebook

More Chrome OS Code Points to Biometric Security Focus on Chromebook

New code for the Chrome OS suggests that a forthcoming Chromebook laptop will feature fingerprint-based biometric security. The code snippets concern the enrolment of fingerprints in a Chrome OS device, and indicate that the user can register up to three fingerprints at a time, with the option of resetting them later. And, as 9to5Google points…

Smartmetric to Launch Biometric Card in September

Smartmetric to Launch Biometric Card in September

“Like other emerging biometric card solutions, Smartmetric’s features an embedded fingerprint sensor that can be used to authenticate the cardholder during transactions.” Smartmetric will launch its biometric card solution in September, the company has announced. The news comes just a couple of weeks after SmartMetric announced a technological enhancement that would improve its production process,…

FPC Tech to Feature in Zwipe-Silone Partnership

FPC Tech to Feature in Zwipe-Silone Partnership

“Fingerprint Cards is a longstanding partner of Zwipe. The two companies announced a strategic partnership back in 2016, which would focus on the development of biometric smart cards.” Fingerprint Cards is celebrating Zwipe’s new distribution agreement with Silone CardTech, announcing that it has a hand in the collaboration. The partnership was announced by Zwipe yesterday.…

NEXT Biometrics Marks 5 Million Sensors Shipped

NEXT Biometrics Marks 5 Million Sensors Shipped

“Shipping 5 million sensors has provided NEXT with invaluable experience from a quality, logistics and operations standpoint.” – Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics NEXT Biometrics has hit an important milestone: The company has announced that it has now shipped over 5 million fingerprint sensors to date. In a statement announcing the achievement, NEXT Biometrics CEO…

Fazoli’s Restaurant Chain Adopts Crossmatch’s Fingerprint Biometrics at the POS

Fazoli’s Restaurant Chain Adopts Crossmatch’s Fingerprint Biometrics at the POS

“Restaurant and retail point-of-sale operations are ideal for biometrics-based identity management solutions. We are seeing greatly accelerated adoption of biometrics at the POS as business owners realize their ease of adoption and rapid return on investment.” -Richard Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch A major US restaurant chain has embraced biometrics for employee management: Crossmatch has announced that…

NEXT Biometrics Licenses Neurotechnology Fingerprint Algorithm

NEXT Biometrics Licenses Neurotechnology Fingerprint Algorithm

“The software license from Neurotechnology helps customers quickly tailor their products for specific requirements. In doing this, we’re enabling our them to bring their biometric solutions to market faster and placing more of our advanced sensor technology directly at the fingertips of end-users.” – Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics NEXT Biometrics has licensed a fingerprint…

Ievo Fingerprint Tech Integrated Into Genetec Platform

Ievo Fingerprint Tech Integrated Into Genetec Platform

Ievo has become the latest biometric access control specialist to see its technology integrated into the Genetec Security Center. Genetec’s open architecture platform is designed to offer end clients access to a number of security features including license plate recognition, video surveillance, and biometric authentication. The company’s interest in biometric technologies is longstanding, with Genetec…

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…

FPC Highlights Low-Cost Sensor, Biometric Cards at MWC Shanghai

FPC Highlights Low-Cost Sensor, Biometric Cards at MWC Shanghai

“Fingerprint Cards says the FPC1511 is likely to see commercial launches later this year or in early 2019.” While a lot of news came out of the recently concluded Mobile World Congress Shanghai event, those in the mobile biometrics industry were likely paying close attention to what Fingerprint Cards had to say about its FPC1511…

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…

Precise Biometrics Chairman Charts Rise of Optical, Ultrasonic Sensors, Biometric Cards in Q2 Update

Precise Biometrics Chairman Charts Rise of Optical, Ultrasonic Sensors, Biometric Cards in Q2 Update

“Commenting on the results, Precise Biometrics chairman Torgny Hellström highlighted the rise of optical and under-glass fingerprint sensors in mobile devices, noting that Precise Biometrics’ algorithm software had been used in the recently launched Huawei Honor 10, a market success.” Precise Biometrics has issued its results for the second quarter and the first half of…

NEXT Biometrics Partner Starts Shipping Biometric Cards

NEXT Biometrics Partner Starts Shipping Biometric Cards

“Biometric smart cards represent the future for secure ID and payment-related transactions and these first volume shipments to end-users are an important first step in making that future a reality.”-Ritu Favre, CEO, NEXT Biometrics Singapore-based authentication solutions provider Tactilis has begun shipping NEXT Biometrics‘ fingerprint scanning smart card technology, the companies have announced. The news…

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…

IDEX Execs to Present Q2 Update in Person

IDEX Execs to Present Q2 Update in Person

“…it’s fair to expect that the event will have a strong focus on biometric cards, which have become IDEX’s key focus in recent months.” IDEX will issue its Q2 update on August 16th, the company has announced. And it’s taking the somewhat unusual move of presenting its results in a live event at the Vika…

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