fingerprint readers

Jenetric Fingerprint Reader Certified by German Federal Office for Information Security

Jenetric Fingerprint Reader Certified by German Federal Office for Information Security

“After our Livetouch Quattro Compact fingerprint scanner was certified by the FBI as the smallest FAP 60 device with our innovative optical TFT technology, we are pleased that the BSI has also confirmed the high image quality of the new technology.” – Roberto Wolfer, CEO, Jenetric An important new government certification adds further credibility to…

SecuGen to Showcase Unity 20 Device at RSA Conference

SecuGen to Showcase Unity 20 Device at RSA Conference

SecuGen will showcase its Unity 20 fingerprint reader at the 2019 RSA Conference, the company has announced. First announced ahead of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, the device is a Bluetooth-enabled fingerprint reader featuring a 1GHz processor and MINEX-compliant biometric algorithms. It’s based on the U20-ASF-BT sensor module, featuring the highly compact U20-A and enabling…

Healthcare-Focused Lenovo Laptop Features Crossmatch Fingerprint Reader

Healthcare-Focused Lenovo Laptop Features Crossmatch Fingerprint Reader

“Integrating Crossmatch’s fingerprint reading technology into Lenovo’s new ThinkPad lets healthcare professionals keep their data secure and control who is accessing it without slowing them down while providing care.” – John Hinmon, Vice President of Marketing, Crossmatch A new healthcare-focused laptop from Lenovo uses biometric security to help keep patient data safe, thanks to Crossmatch.…

Singapore Police Force Secures IT with BIO-key Tech

Singapore Police Force Secures IT with BIO-key Tech

“The technology is expected to ultimately be used by the full 38,500-member roster of the Singapore Police Force, the company indicated.” BIO-key has announced that it has another new high-profile client: The Singapore Police Force will use its biometric authentication technology to control access to secure information. The police agency is already using Active Directory…

Biometric Attendance Tracking Goes to School in Malaysia

Biometric Attendance Tracking Goes to School in Malaysia

“Five fingerprint readers were implemented in the school, and are being used to identify its 728 students as well as its 82 teachers.” Biometric student scanning has spread to Malaysia, with a secondary school in the town of Kota Tinggi using fingerprint readers to track attendance. As The Star Online reports, the SMK Bandar Tenggara’s…

INTERVIEW: Jeff Brown, VP of Sales, SecuGen [CES 2019]

INTERVIEW: Jeff Brown, VP of Sales, SecuGen [CES 2019]

Over the course of the mobile biometrics boom of the last several years, a number of fingerprint sensor specialists have sought out new and growing market opportunities in the commercial sector. A range of OEMs and consumer tech brands have looked to biometric technologies to offer innovative new solutions, not only in smartphones but in…

SecuGen Unveils Programmable Bluetooth Fingerprint Reader

SecuGen Unveils Programmable Bluetooth Fingerprint Reader

“Most of the existing Bluetooth products on the market are about as attractive as a deck of cards. The Unity 20 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,…

Suprema a Winner in Security Award Korea 2018 Program

Suprema a Winner in Security Award Korea 2018 Program

“The award win comes after Suprema unveiled a new FAP 30 fingerprint scanner at this year’s Trustech exhibition in France…” Suprema has won a major accolade from its compatriots at Security World, a South Korea-based, security-focused media organization. The company won in the category of “Best Fingerprint Solution of the Year” in Security World’s Security Award Korea…

CES 2019 to See Return of SecuGen’s Hamster Pro 10

CES 2019 to See Return of SecuGen’s Hamster Pro 10

“Boasting of FIPS 201 PIV and Mobile ID FAP 10 certification, the fingerprint reader has an extremely small form factor.” In just about a month, SecuGen‘s Hamster Pro 10 will make its return to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The fingerprint reader made its debut there a year ago, and still remains an…

Laxton to Unveil New Multimodal Biometric Devices at Trustech 2018

Laxton to Unveil New Multimodal Biometric Devices at Trustech 2018

“…Laxton placed a strong emphasis on the government applications of its solutions, including registration for biometric civil ID, voter registration, and applications in border control and law enforcement.” Laxton has announced a new lineup of multimodal biometric products, which it plans to unveil at next week’s Trustech 2018 event in Cannes. Devices in the new…

BIO-key Tech to Help Secure Elections in Florida

BIO-key Tech to Help Secure Elections in Florida

“We believe BIO-key’s unique, cost effective blend of software and hardware biometric solutions represents a very attractive option for all jurisdictions seeking to enhance the security of their electoral process.” BIO-key is going into politics: The company has announced that its biometric technology has been embraced by two County Election Boards in Florida to improve…

SecuGen to Showcase Compact Sensor Solutions at 2018 GSX

SecuGen to Showcase Compact Sensor Solutions at 2018 GSX

SecuGen is planning to show off what it says is the world’s thinnest FBI FAP 10 certified optical fingerprint sensor at the 2018 Global Security Exchange in Las Vegas next week, the company has announced. First announced at the start of this year, the U10 is a mere 12mm thin, and is compatible with SKD’s…

Metropolitan Police to Deploy Biometric Fingerprint Scanners to Hundreds of Officers

Metropolitan Police to Deploy Biometric Fingerprint Scanners to Hundreds of Officers

“…the INK Biometrics scans will search for matches against criminal databases within 60 seconds, allowing police work to proceed more efficiently, and ensuring that criminal suspects are not needlessly hauled into police stations for criminal records checks.” London’s Metropolitan Police are upgrading their biometric capabilities with a new mobile fingerprint scanning system called INK Biometrics…