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Biometric Screening Specialist CLEAR Named One of CNBC’s ‘Disruptor 50’

Biometric Screening Specialist CLEAR Named One of CNBC’s ‘Disruptor 50’

CLEAR, the expedited biometric screening program for airports and other large venues, has been named one of CNBC’s 2019 Disruptor 50 companies. In announcing the list, CNBC explained that it comprises private companies “whose innovations are changing the world and fueling a race between superpowers like the U.S. and China.” CLEAR came in at a…

NEXT Supplies Newland with Fingerprint Sensors for POS Terminals

NEXT Supplies Newland with Fingerprint Sensors for POS Terminals

“We have evaluated several options and NEXT Biometrics’ excellent sensor technology and performance have won us over.” NEXT Biometrics has announced that it will be supplying fingerprint sensors for Newland Payment Technology’s Point-of-Sale terminals. Newland ranks as the top manufacturer of POS terminals in China and the second leading manufacturer internationally. The company will deploy…

First Full-Screen Fingerprint Sensor Emerges as Mobile Biometrics Move Into the Display

First Full-Screen Fingerprint Sensor Emerges as Mobile Biometrics Move Into the Display

“…given the growing consensus that mobile fingerprint sensors are moving into device displays, extending the scanning capability across the entire display surface would seem to be a logical next step for smartphone brands…” In the midst of the SID Display Week trade show in San Jose, Taiwan-based optoelectronics specialist AU Optronics (or “AUO”) has announced…

Full-Screen Fingerprint Scanning is Next Phase in Mobile Biometrics: Precise CEO

Full-Screen Fingerprint Scanning is Next Phase in Mobile Biometrics: Precise CEO

“Its new Precise YOUNiQ solution, which combines fingerprint, facial, and behavioral recognition with geodata, is also an area of intensifying focus, with Precise Biometrics aiming for commercialization in 2020.” Full-screen fingerprint scanning could be the next big thing in mobile biometrics, according to comments from Precise Biometrics‘ CEO in the company’s latest quarterly update. “The…

CLEAR’s Biometric Stadium Access Comes to Cleveland

CLEAR’s Biometric Stadium Access Comes to Cleveland

“The news comes just about a month after CLEAR announced a trio of partnerships with other MLB teams – the Texas Rangers, the Minnesota Twins, and the Baltimore Orioles – to bring its screening program to their home stadiums, as well.” CLEAR‘s biometric expedited screening program has come to another ballpark, this time at Cleveland’s…

Precise Biometrics Tech Powers eWBM’s FIDO2-Certified USB Key

Precise Biometrics Tech Powers eWBM’s FIDO2-Certified USB Key

eWBM recently made headlines when the company’s Goldengate 500 Security Key became the first USB device to achieve FIDO2 Level 2 Authenticator Security Certification. Now Precise Biometrics has given us a look beneath the surface, announcing that eWBM licensed the Precise BioMatch Embedded fingerprint algorithm for the Goldengate 500. According to Precise, the deal will…

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.…

NEXT Biometrics Expands Partnership with Vietnam’s MK Group

NEXT Biometrics Expands Partnership with Vietnam’s MK Group

NEXT Biometrics and MK Group are renewing the commitment they made back in November. The two companies first came together to form a joint R&D program to work on biometric smart cards, with NEXT Biometrics supplying large-area fingerprint sensors for future MK cards. That collaboration has since uncovered other market opportunities, leading to a new…

NEXT Reaches Into Russian Access Control Market with Latest Partnership

NEXT Reaches Into Russian Access Control Market with Latest Partnership

“Making use of NEXT Biometrics’ advanced fingerprint technology enables us to serve this need along with seamless integration and a multitude of successful use cases.” – Maxim Chembura, UniComm Commercial Director NEXT Biometrics now has a Russian distributor: The company has announced that UniComm, an IT security developer and integrator, will sell its biometric access…

NEXT Biometrics Receives More Orders for Aadhaar-Certified Technology

NEXT Biometrics Receives More Orders for Aadhaar-Certified Technology

“Application developers and system integrators opt for NEXT’s sensor technology because of its reliable performance and seamless integration.” NEXT Biometrics will continue to be a major player in the Indian market now that the company has received more orders for its Aadhaar-certified fingerprint technology. The fingerprint sensors will be used in a slew of Aadhaar…

NEXT Biometrics Tech to Be Used in Prima Displays

NEXT Biometrics Tech to Be Used in Prima Displays

“We are very pleased to collaborate with Prima Technology on this innovative use of our technology. As outlined at the January 2019 Business Update, we are in the process of expanding our presence in the access control market through broadening of our distributor network and increased sales efforts of our team.” – Ritu Favre, CEO,…

BIO-key CEO Discusses New $10M Contract on Stock Day Podcast

BIO-key CEO Discusses New $10M Contract on Stock Day Podcast

“While Asia is an important source of growth – we are really seeing our business expand on a global basis.” – Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key Biometrics specialist BIO-key has won a big new contract in the Asia market, with CEO Mike DePasquale discussing the deal on the Uptick Newswire Stock Day Podcast. Speaking to host…

NEXT Biometrics Partners with M-Tech Innovations for Biometric Smart Cards

NEXT Biometrics Partners with M-Tech Innovations for Biometric Smart Cards

“…we are in the process of building a sustainable network with leading players in the smart card ecosystem to commercialize biometric dual interface technology in the banking sector and beyond.” – Alain Faburel, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, NEXT Biometrics NEXT Biometrics has another partner in the emerging biometric payment cards market: The company has…

IDEX Explains How Biometric Authentication Will Make Banking More Inclusive

IDEX Explains How Biometric Authentication Will Make Banking More Inclusive

In the latest and concluding entry to its blog series on Biometrics for Financial Inclusion, IDEX Biometrics explained how biometric authentication will make it easier for people around the world to gain access to secure financial services. That can be particularly valuable to those with literacy issues, many of whom lack the traditional credentials that many…

SmartMetric Partners with ServiRed on Biometric Payment Cards

SmartMetric Partners with ServiRed on Biometric Payment Cards

A big new partnership should leave SmartMetric well-positioned in Europe’s emerging biometric payment cards market. The company has teamed up with ServiRed, which claims to be Spain’s biggest payment card scheme with 44 million cards in circulation and well over a million participating merchants. ServiRed is also the proprietor of the Advantis card chip operating…

Women’s Micro Bank Brings Biometric Kiosks to Papua New Guinea

Women’s Micro Bank Brings Biometric Kiosks to Papua New Guinea

The Women’s Micro Bank and the UN’s Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme are rolling out a new biometric banking system to make financial services more accessible to women in rural Papua New Guinea. The system is essentially a network of kiosks dubbed Mama Access Points – or MAPs – each of which is equipped with a…

2019 Will Be a Huge Year for In-Display Fingerprint Biometrics

2019 Will Be a Huge Year for In-Display Fingerprint Biometrics

After a lengthy parade of rumor and speculation, in-display fingerprint sensor technology finally arrived in commercial smartphones last year. It came in the wake of Apple’s launch of its Face ID facial recognition system on the iPhone X, which first marked Apple’s definitive departure away from fingerprint scanning and prompted many mobile industry observers to…

Zwipe Makes Merkur Market Debut

Zwipe Makes Merkur Market Debut

“In making its pitch to investors, Zwipe had emphasized its position as a technology supplier in the emerging biometric payment cards market, and the company maintained this theme in a statement announcing its Merkur Market debut.” Zwipe has reached an important corporate milestone, announcing that its shares are now trading on the Oslo Stock Exchange’s…

BIO-key Collaboration Delivers Timely School Safety System

BIO-key Collaboration Delivers Timely School Safety System

“The RallyPoint/IdenitiMetrics solution, including BIO-key’s finger matching technology, securely connects loved ones and will thereby have an immediate and positive impact in emergency situations.”- Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key A new trilateral partnership is aimed at using biometrics to help keep kids safe during emergency situations at schools. The principals with respect to biometric technology are…

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