fingerprint readers

Suprema Brings RealScan Biometric Fingerprint Readers to Android

Suprema Brings RealScan Biometric Fingerprint Readers to Android

Suprema‘s RealScan-D and RealScan-G10 fingerprint readers are now compatible with the Android operating system, the company has announced. The development enhances the mobility of Suprema’s fingerprint reader solutions, which previously required laptops or PCs for operation. Announced last spring, the RealScan-D is a dual finger enrollment scanner. The RealScan-G10, meanwhile, is a rugged 10-print enrollment…

Florida Man Busted for Passport Fraud Thanks to Integrated Biometrics Tech

Florida Man Busted for Passport Fraud Thanks to Integrated Biometrics Tech

Fingerprint scanning technology from Integrated Biometrics is proving its worth to police officers in Florida: The company says that one of its fingerprint sensor solutions recently helped to expose an individual using a fraudulent ID. As Integrated Biometrics explained in a statement, Florida’s Escambia County recently ordered the Evolution handheld identification device from DataWorks. The…

ISC West: VP Jeff Brown On SecuGen’s Foray Into iOS [Audio]

ISC West: VP Jeff Brown On SecuGen’s Foray Into iOS [Audio]

FindBiometrics is reporting live from ISC West in Las Vegas this week, bringing you biometrics news and interviews straight from the biggest converged security trade show in the Americas. Among the exciting companies we caught up with on the show floor is SecuGen. In this exclusive audio interview with FindBiometrics, SecuGen Sales and Marketing VP…

German Police Use Jenetric Tech for Fingerprint Enrollment at the Border

German Police Use Jenetric Tech for Fingerprint Enrollment at the Border

The German Federal Police have formally adopted Jenetric’s award-winning Livetouch Quattro tenprint fingerprint scanner in an effort to provide better border security in accordance with the European Entry and Exit System. The Police will deploy 1,700 fingerprint scanners over the course of the multi-year agreement, with 900 units to be delivered before the end of…

HID Global Releases New Biometric Fingerprint Reader to Guard the Front Door

HID Global Releases New Biometric Fingerprint Reader to Guard the Front Door

HID Global has launched a new access control solution for organizations that need to be able to verify people’s identities at the door. The iCLASS SE RB25F fingerprint reader captures high-quality surface and sub-surface images in less than a second, and is able to reliably authenticate people of any age in a range of adverse conditions.…

SecuGen to Showcase Upgraded Biometric Fingerprint Reader at ISC West

SecuGen to Showcase Upgraded Biometric Fingerprint Reader at ISC West

“Now, the Unity 20 has been upgraded to offer compatibility with Apple’s iOS mobile operating system – functionality that SecuGen representatives will be showcasing during ISC West.” ISC West is this week, presenting SecuGen with another opportunity to show off its Unity 20 bluetooth-enabled fingerprint reader. The device was first unveiled just ahead of this…

Goldengate USB Fingerprint Reader Scores FIDO2 L2 Authenticator Security Certification

Goldengate USB Fingerprint Reader Scores FIDO2 L2 Authenticator Security Certification

“Based on eWBM’s MS500 cryptographic System-on-Chip engine, the Goldengate fingerprint reader is designed to be plugged into a computer in order for a user to provide biometric authentication on the device.” South Korea-based eWBM has become the first to attain FIDO2 Level 2 (L2) Authenticator Security Certification, thanks to its Goldengate USB fingerprint reader. As…

Afghanistan Plans to Reuse Biometric Devices for Presidential Election

Afghanistan Plans to Reuse Biometric Devices for Presidential Election

Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC) is moving forward with plans to use biometric devices for the country’s upcoming Presidential election on September 28th. The fingerprint scanners are the same ones that were used in the country’s Parliamentary election last October. That’s also the reason the decision is coming under fire from political observers. An independent…

Suprema Fingerprint Readers Integrated Into AMAG Access Control Platform

Suprema Fingerprint Readers Integrated Into AMAG Access Control Platform

Suprema‘s BioLite N2 and BioEntry P2 biometric readers have now been integrated into AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Access Control platform. The biometric readers are designed primarily to support fingerprint recognition, but can also be configured to require PINs and ID cards in for particularly sensitive access control situations. Alternatively, lower-security deployments can rely on PIN- and…

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…

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