fingerprint biometrics

Credence ID’s Flagship Biometric Handheld Gets Tough in Major Upgrade

Credence ID’s Flagship Biometric Handheld Gets Tough in Major Upgrade

“ID applications such as border control, benefit distributions, healthcare, elections, law enforcement and public safety will all benefit from these enhancements.” – Yash Shah, CTO, Credence ID Credence ID has announced a new, ruggedized version of its CredenceTWO biometric handheld – the CredenceTWO-R. The device builds on the foundation of the CredenceTWO’s core features, including…

Biometric IDs Issued to Half a Million Rohingya Refugees: UNHCR

Biometric IDs Issued to Half a Million Rohingya Refugees: UNHCR

Over half a million Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have now received biometric identity documents, the United Nations’ refugee agency has announced. Speaking at a press conference at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic called the biometric identity cards “fraud-proof”, and explained that they have been jointly issued by UNHCR and Bangladeshi…

Is FPC the Mysterious Samsung Galaxy A10s Fingerprint Sensor Supplier?

Is FPC the Mysterious Samsung Galaxy A10s Fingerprint Sensor Supplier?

“FPC’s statement indicates that while Samsung ordered (and FPC delivered) fingerprint sensors for the Galaxy A10s, there’s a chance that Samsung may have used technology from another provider for the final version of the A10s.” Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has issued a somewhat vague statement on the fingerprint sensor in Samsung’s recently unveiled Galaxy A10s smartphone.…

Egis Reports Revenue Jump in Q2 Results

Egis Technology has issued its Q2 results for the 2019 fiscal year, with the Taiwan-based biometrics specialist reporting a jump in revenues. The company says it saw revenues of NT 1.899 billion, an increase of 36 percent from the previous quarter, and a jump of 28 percent year over year. Earnings per share came in…

Foldable Biometric Bike Lock in Crowdfunding Phase

Foldable Biometric Bike Lock in Crowdfunding Phase

“The ZiiLock can store up to 20 authorized fingerprints, and leverages AES 256 encryption for its Bluetooth functionality…” ZiiLock has launched an Indiegogo campaign for its new foldable biometric bike lock, which allows bikers to secure their bikes with fingerprint recognition or a contactless security key linked to their smartphone. The lock will eventually retail…

Face and Fingerprint Tech Dominated This Week’s Top Biometrics News

Face and Fingerprint Tech Dominated This Week’s Top Biometrics News

This week’s most popular biometrics news articles on FindBiometrics once again covered a pretty broad range of topics, but as is often the case, it’s possible to discern one or two trends in all the industry activity. Face biometrics, for example, enjoyed a particularly high profile this week. Researchers announced a cutting-edge new face scanning…

FPC Schedules Q2 Results Presentation for August 15

FPC Schedules Q2 Results Presentation for August 15

Fingerprint Cards has announced that it will be sharing its second quarter results on Thursday, August 15th. In addition to a written report, the fingerprint recognition specialist will detail its performance during a teleconference and a webcast in English at 09:00 CEST. The Swedish company will also be answering questions during that time. While it’s…

NEXT Provides Biometric Sensors for SUNMI Aadhaar POS Terminals

NEXT Provides Biometric Sensors for SUNMI Aadhaar POS Terminals

“NEXT has made considerable strides in India since receiving its Aadhaar certification, and has placed a particularly strong focus on Point-of-Sale terminals.” NEXT Biometrics has partnered with the Shanghai-based SUNMI Technology to develop Point-of-Sale (POS) terminals for the Indian market. The P1 POS terminals will leverage NEXT’s fingerprint sensor technology, which was first certified for Aadhaar…

Telos Provides Background and ID Checks at Office Depot Locations

Telos Provides Background and ID Checks at Office Depot Locations

“Our nationwide network of retail locations and convenient hours are ideal for individuals that require access to citizen services. These services align nicely with our continued focus on expanding both business and consumer service offerings at our retail stores.” Office Depot has partnered with Telos ID to offer identity verification and background check services to…

UN-focused Handheld Features Integrated Biometrics Tech

UN-focused Handheld Features Integrated Biometrics Tech

Coppernic, a France-based specialist in RFID UHF solutions for the control and tracking of goods and people, has developed a new multifunction tablet device featuring sophisticated biometric technology from Integrated Biometrics. Called the ID Platform FAP50, the device is aimed at helping the United Nations to achieve its Sustainable Development Goals laid out at the…

Aratek Aims at Indian Gov’t Market with STQC Certifications

Aratek Aims at Indian Gov’t Market with STQC Certifications

Important new certifications are opening doors for Aratek in the Indian market: The company has announced that both its Aratek A400 capacitive fingerprint scanner and its A600 optical fingerprint scanner have received certification from the Directorate of Standardization Testing and Quality Certification, or STQC. A division of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, the…

Invixium Looks to Expand with $3.5 Million in CIBC Financing

Invixium Looks to Expand with $3.5 Million in CIBC Financing

“We are well positioned to capitalize on the global trend towards utilizing biometric authentication for enterprise security and productivity.” CIBC Innovation Banking is backing Invixium to the tune of $3.5 million in debt financing, giving the Ontario-based biometric security startup an infusion of capital that will be used to fuel growth in the coming years.…

NEXT Provides Biometric Sensors for TROIKA’s Aadhaar POS Terminals

NEXT Provides Biometric Sensors for TROIKA’s Aadhaar POS Terminals

NEXT Biometrics is continuing to expand is presence in the Indian market, forming a new partnership with yet another Aadhaar payment platform. This time, NEXT is teaming up with TROIKA Transsolutions, which will be deploying NEXT’s fingerprint sensors in Point-of-Sale terminals designed as part of an Aadhaar Enabled Payment System. TROIKA’s comprehensive financial portfolio includes…

NXP’s Biometric Cards Module Gets CAST Certification

NXP’s Biometric Cards Module Gets CAST Certification

NXP has become the first player in the emerging biometric payment cards market to reach an important milestone, announcing that its Secure Processing Module for fingerprint-on-card technology has become the first such solution to attain certification through Mastercard’s Compliance Assessment and Security Testing, or CAST, program. A Secure and Efficient Solution NXP says its module…

Aratek Deploys Access-IS MRZ Reader in Marshall Handheld

Aratek Deploys Access-IS MRZ Reader in Marshall Handheld

Aratek has shared more details about its Marshall biometric handheld, boasting about the device’s document-reading capabilities. The company revealed that the Marshall is powered by the OCR310e miniature OCR reading engine from Access-IS, an MRZ reader that allows the Marshall to read lines of code embedded in passports, visas, permanent residency permits, and other official…

BioRugged on the Ascent with New Products and Staff

BioRugged on the Ascent with New Products and Staff

BioRugged is on a roll this year, and is celebrating its growth and a pair of new product launches in its latest quarterly newsletter. The devices in question include the BioWolf 60 and the BioWolf 60P – the latest entries in its lineup of IP65-rated 4/4/2 slap scan tablets. Building on the success of previous…

Goodix Accuses Egis of Fingerprint Sensor Patent Infringement

Goodix Accuses Egis of Fingerprint Sensor Patent Infringement

“The accusation specifically concerns Goodix’s In-display Fingerprint Sensor, which was released in 2017 and has since been integrated into more than 50 smartphone models, including Huawei’s P30 series and Vivo’s Nex S…” Goodix Technology has accused Egis Technology of patent infringement, filing a complaint with the Beijing Intellectual Property Court to settle the matter. Goodix…

G+D, FPC Partner On Biometric Card with T-Shape Sensor

G+D, FPC Partner On Biometric Card with T-Shape Sensor

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) is teaming up with Giesecke + Devrient Mobile Security (G+D) to produce a contactless biometric payment card featuring FPC’s T-Shape sensor. The new card is already on its way to the market, and will be deployed in FPC’s newly announced card trial with the French bank Crédit Agricole. The trial with Crédit…

NEXT Biometrics Gets Another India-focused POS Partner

NEXT Biometrics Gets Another India-focused POS Partner

NEXT Biometrics‘ roster of POS partners focused on the Indian market continues to grow, with the company announcing that it has now teamed up with Beijing-based Wiseasy. The latter will integrate NEXT Biometrics’ fingerprint sensors into POS terminals designed for compatibility with Aadhaar Enabled Payment System applications. Aadhaar is, of course, India’s pioneering biometric national…

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