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HID Global White Paper Makes Strong Case for Biometric Identity

HID Global White Paper Makes Strong Case for Biometric Identity

As physical and digital security continue to converge, HID Global has issued a new White Paper illustrating how biometric technology can be used to establish irrefutable identity and maintain trust. Entitled “Powering Trusted Identities with Biometrics“, the paper begins with the premise that ‘identity is who you are, not what you know’. Knowledge-based authentication mechanisms…

Suprema Brings Partner Solutions to Trustech 2019

Suprema Brings Partner Solutions to Trustech 2019

Suprema ID will be highlighting the many applications of its fingerprint authentication technology at the upcoming Trustech 2019 event in Cannes. To that end, the company will showcase a range of different partner solutions that have integrated Suprema’s ultra-thin FAP20 and FAP30 fingerprint scanners. The display is intended to give future Suprema customers a better…

Laxton Brings New Chameleon to Trustech 2019

Laxton Brings New Chameleon to Trustech 2019

The Laxton Group has announced that it will be launching its latest biometric tablet at Trustech 2019 in Cannes. The Chameleon 8 Slap+ is built with the Livetouch Quattro Compact fingerprint scanner from Jenetric, which can capture four fingerprints simultaneously and is the smallest scanner to receive FAP60 certification from the FBI.  “The Chameleon 8…

SecuGen Adds Citrix Support to Free SDK Portfolio

SecuGen Adds Citrix Support to Free SDK Portfolio

Optical fingerprint technology company SecuGen announced that it now offers a software development kit (SDK) plugin for use with Citrix powered virtual machines. SecuGen’s free SDKs allow developers who are creating hardware and software systems that require fingerprint authentication to work with its software and fingerprint sensors and readers. Hardware and software products developed by…

BIO-key Partner Program Nets a New Customer

BIO-key Partner Program Nets a New Customer

“Clearly, the most effective way for BIO-key to address the full range of enterprise cybersecurity challenges is by partnering with IT experts that regularly interface with customers and discuss their security issues.” – Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key BIO-key has netted a new customer thanks to a reseller partnership with Applied Technologies. In announcing the deal,…

Invixium Brings Entire Biometric Portfolio to South Africa

Invixium Brings Entire Biometric Portfolio to South Africa

Biometrics News – Fingerprint Recognition Invixium pulled out all the stops for a recent launch event in South Africa. The company has announced that its entire portfolio of biometric solutions is now available to businesses and security providers in the country, all of which was on display as Invixium celebrated with a full day of…

Afghan Officials Laud Success of Biometric Polling Despite Low Turnout

Afghan Officials Laud Success of Biometric Polling Despite Low Turnout

Biometrics News Afghanistan’s first presidential election to use biometric voter verification is now underway, with election officials expressing great confidence in the legitimacy of the process even as voter turnout appears to be lower than ever. The country had seen fingerprint scanning deployed in parliamentary elections in 2018, though that exercise proved to be something…

BIO-key Launches Distribution Partner Program

BIO-key Launches Distribution Partner Program

“The program will allow participants to offer BIO-key’s full range of biometric solutions to their customers.” BIO-key has launched a new Channel Alliance Partner (CAP) program, the company has announced. The program is aimed at creating a distribution network of security integrators, managed service providers, and VARs to promote BIO-key’s biometric security solutions. The program…

Suprema ID Gets FAP 30 Certification for New Fingerprint Scanner

Suprema ID Gets FAP 30 Certification for New Fingerprint Scanner

“First unveiled at this year’s ID4Africa event in Johannesburg this past June, the BioMini Slim 3 lays claim to the world’s slimmest fingerprint sensor.” Suprema ID has announced that it has attained FAP 30 certification for its BioMini Slim 3 optical fingerprint scanner. A subset of the FBI’s PIV specifications, the FAP 30 certification essentially…

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…

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…

Aratek’s Biometric Algorithm Gets MINEX III Certification

Aratek’s Biometric Algorithm Gets MINEX III Certification

“The fact that the BIONE notched top scores serves to confirm its best-in-class status in interoperability, well as its ability to generate fast, economic, and accurate interchange of compact biometric templates.” – Samuel Wu, VP Sales, International Business Department, Aratek Aratek‘s BIONE fingerprint algorithm has attained MINEX III certification, the company has announced. The Minutiae…

New Integrated Biometrics Division Targets Africa Market

New Integrated Biometrics Division Targets Africa Market

“The announcement comes just ahead of the ID4Africa conference, in which Integrated Biometrics has participated since the conference’s launch in 2015.” Integrated Biometrics is looking to strengthen its presence in the African market, announcing its first office located in South Africa. The office will be headed by Integrated Biometrics founding partner Jim Seaborn, who has…

Suprema ID Launches its Slimmest Biometric Fingerprint Sensor

Suprema ID Launches its Slimmest Biometric Fingerprint Sensor

Suprema ID will be debuting a new, slimmer fingerprint sensor at next week’s ID4Africa event in South Africa. The BioMini Slim 3 stakes its claim as the world’s slimmest sensor, providing device manufacturers with FAP 30 capabilities in a more flexible and convenient form factor. Despite the thinner design, the scanner is able to offer…

Gov’t Defense Ministry Orders More Biometric Security Tech from BIO-key

Gov’t Defense Ministry Orders More Biometric Security Tech from BIO-key

“We were delighted that such a capable and prestigious technology team determined that BIO-key met their security and scalability requirements and have now made follow-on investments to grow their user base.  Defense Ministries are constant targets of cyber-attacks, and we are glad to help them step up authentication to the highest assurance with NIST-verified accuracy…

Laxton Unveils New Multimodal Biometrics Solution Ahead of SDW 2019

Laxton Unveils New Multimodal Biometrics Solution Ahead of SDW 2019

“[The Chameleon D] supports single- and two-fingerprint scanning as well as 4+4+2 slap scanning; and it’s also capable of iris and face scanning as well as voice recognition.” The government identity-focused SDW exhibition is slated to begin next week, and Laxton Group has taken the opportunity to launch a new device in its Chameleon Biometrics…

Touch ID Protects New 8-Core MacBook Pro

Touch ID Protects New 8-Core MacBook Pro

Touch ID security on Apple’s latest notebook is one more sign the company’s not done with fingerprint biometrics. Apple has upgraded its flagship MacBook Pro computers, announcing that the new 15-inch Pro will be the first MacBook with an 8-core Intel processor. The 8-core notebook will be twice as fast as the previous generation quad-core…

NEXT Biometrics and Top-Five US Payment Network Developing Biometric System-on-Card Specs

NEXT Biometrics and Top-Five US Payment Network Developing Biometric System-on-Card Specs

“It’s an important development for NEXT Biometrics, which has been keenly focused on the emerging biometric payment cards market.” NEXT Biometrics has announced that it’s working with one of the top five US payment networks to develop Biometric System-on-Card, or “BSoC”, specifications for biometric payment cards. NEXT says it has delivered technical documentation as part…

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