fingerprint scanners

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…

CBP Enhances Border Screening Capabilities with Integrated Biometrics Tech

CBP Enhances Border Screening Capabilities with Integrated Biometrics Tech

“Our biometric scanners have become the standard for governments around the globe and are now deployed in more than fifty nations on six continents.” – Stephen Thies, CEO, Integrated Biometrics Seeking to enhance its biometric border control capabilities, the US Customs and Border Protection agency has opted to deploy fingerprint scanner devices from Integrated Biometrics.…

Aratek Hits the Road with Portable Marshall Biometric Terminal

Aratek Hits the Road with Portable Marshall Biometric Terminal

Aratek will be showcasing its newly launched “identify-anywhere” fingerprint scanner solution at a pair of North American trade shows in the next few weeks. Dubbed Marshall, the portable device can be integrated with FBI-certified FAP20, FAP30, or FAP 45 scanners and comes with a built in printer for maximum flexibility and utility in the field.…

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…

Nigerian Authorities Opt for Integrated Biometrics Tech in Financial Inclusion Effort

Nigerian Authorities Opt for Integrated Biometrics Tech in Financial Inclusion Effort

Integrated Biometrics technology could play an important role in a government-backed effort to extend financial inclusion in Nigeria. The company has announced that, together with document digitization specialist Papersoft and the Nigerian Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS), it has been enfolded into the country’s Financial Inclusion Strategy. The program is aimed at extending financial services access…

Major China UnionPay Supplier Embraces IDEX Biometric Card Technology

Major China UnionPay Supplier Embraces IDEX Biometric Card Technology

“Chutian Dragon could therefore become a key ally in IDEX’s efforts to get its fingerprint sensor technology into major, large-scale launches of biometric payment cards, especially in China.” IDEX Biometrics has a big new production and sales partner for its biometric payment card technology. The company has teamed up with Chutian Dragon Co., a China-based firm…

Suprema to Unveil ‘World’s Slimmest’ FAP 30 Fingerprint Scanner at Trustech 2018

Suprema to Unveil ‘World’s Slimmest’ FAP 30 Fingerprint Scanner at Trustech 2018

“The new Suprema FAP30 certifiable fingerprint scanner has been designed to provide the best reliable fingerprint authentication performance across dynamic environments, such as outdoor and mobile situations.” – Bogun Park, CEO, Suprema ID Suprema ID says it has developed the industry’s slimmest FAP 30 fingerprint scanner, and that it will make its debut at this year’s…

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…

BIO-key CEO Keeps Focus on Year-End in Q2 Update

BIO-key CEO Keeps Focus on Year-End in Q2 Update

BIO-key didn’t see as much business in the second quarter as its leadership had anticipated, but its net loss has improved in the company’s latest fiscal update. Revenues for the quarter came in at $748,141, down from $886,881 in Q2 of 2017. In a statement announcing the results, BIO-key said the decline was “due principally…

NEXT Biometrics Gets First Aadhaar Orders

NEXT Biometrics Gets First Aadhaar Orders

“NEXT Biometrics says the orders came through its domestic distribution partner, AqTronics Technologies, but that it’s also planning to establish its own subsidiary in India to facilitate future orders, which will be located in Bengaluru.” Just a couple of months after NEXT Biometrics received certification for its products’ use in India’s Aadhaar program, the company…

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