fingerprint scanning

IDEX Biometrics Granted UK Patent for On-card Enrollment Solution

IDEX Biometrics Granted UK Patent for On-card Enrollment Solution

IDEX Biometrics has been granted another important patent pertaining to its on-card enrollment solution for biometric cards, this time from the UK Intellectual Property Office. In announcing the latest patent approval, IDEX indicated that the filing concerned is “in the same patent family” as on-card enrollment patents approved by the Australian patent authority and by…

Ascentis Releases NT8000 Biometric Time Clock

Ascentis Releases NT8000 Biometric Time Clock

Biometrics News – Time and Attendance Ascentis has released a new smart time clock that will make it easier for employers to keep tabs on their workforce. The NT8000 allows employees to punch in with a badge or a key pad entry, both of which can also be combined with a fingerprint scan for added…

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…

Goodix Provides In-display Fingerprint Biometrics to New Xiaomi Phones

Goodix Provides In-display Fingerprint Biometrics to New Xiaomi Phones

Goodix‘s in-display fingerprint sensor technology is being used in two new smartphones from Xiaomi. The Mi Mix Alpha is the more flashy of the two. It has a limited production run, and a price tag of about $2,800, making it something of a luxury item. But it stands out with a screen that wraps around…

New York Gets Naked Payments with Latest CLEAR Deployment at Citi Field

New York Gets Naked Payments with Latest CLEAR Deployment at Citi Field

“We’re excited to be working with the Mets, Aramark, and Mashgin to reimagine the concessions experience so fans get what they want quickly and easily and get back to their seats without missing any of the action on the field.” – Ed O’Brien, Head of Sports, CLEAR CLEAR has brought its biometric naked payments technology…

New Website Reflects Aratek’s Global Expansion Effort

New Website Reflects Aratek’s Global Expansion Effort

Aratek is looking to expand its global reach even further with a subtle but potentially important move: The company has launched a Spanish version of its website. In announcing the development, Aratek noted that Spanish is the world’s fourth most popular language, with an estimated 460 million speakers. Aratek international sales VP Samuel Wu suggested…

WEBINAR: Enterprise Biometrics in the Era of the Data Breach

WEBINAR: Enterprise Biometrics in the Era of the Data Breach

On Wednesday, April 24, FindBiometrics and our premier partner ISC West presented “Enterprise Biometrics In the Era of the Data Breach” – an hour-long live presentation about the importance of embracing strong authentication and identity management in today’s connected business landscape. An industry overview and discussion of security trends presented by FindBiometrics Managing Editor Peter…

Telos Provides Background and ID Checks at Office Depot Locations

Telos Provides Background and ID Checks at Office Depot Locations

“Our nationwide network of retail locations and convenient hours are ideal for individuals that require access to citizen services. These services align nicely with our continued focus on expanding both business and consumer service offerings at our retail stores.” Office Depot has partnered with Telos ID to offer identity verification and background check services to…

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…

Aratek Deploys Access-IS MRZ Reader in Marshall Handheld

Aratek Deploys Access-IS MRZ Reader in Marshall Handheld

Aratek has shared more details about its Marshall biometric handheld, boasting about the device’s document-reading capabilities. The company revealed that the Marshall is powered by the OCR310e miniature OCR reading engine from Access-IS, an MRZ reader that allows the Marshall to read lines of code embedded in passports, visas, permanent residency permits, and other official…

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…

More Wisconsin Authorities Embrace Biometric Breathalyzer Kiosks

More Wisconsin Authorities Embrace Biometric Breathalyzer Kiosks

“… the Kiosk coordinates and conducts all the alcohol screening for the County thereby freeing up deputies for higher-value work.” – Patrick McKinney, General Manager, Precision Kiosk Technologies The use of automated breathalyzer kiosks for court-mandated alcohol screening continues to spread, with Minneapolis-based Precision Kiosk Technologies playing a key role in the state of Wisconsin.…

BI2 Adds DTIS Fingerprint Tech to Background Check Platform

BI2 Adds DTIS Fingerprint Tech to Background Check Platform

BI2 Technologies is upgrading its ACCESS Background Check Program with the help of Daon’s Digital Trusted Identity Services. DTIS will specifically be providing fingerprint capture and channeling technology to facilitate more comprehensive background checks through BI2’s platform. The news comes shortly after BI2 formed an ACCESS agreement with the National Sheriff’s Association, making the background…

Montana Airport Adds Support for TSA PreCheck Program

Montana Airport Adds Support for TSA PreCheck Program

Montana’s Helena Regional Airport (HLN) is the latest airport to offer support for the Transportation Security Administration’s TSA PreCheck program. Full prescreening will be available to eligible passengers during Helena’s peak travel hours from 4:30-7:30 a.m., with additional hours between 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. if there are enough staff and passengers. “TSA is pleased…

IDEX Biometrics Explains Why Size Matters with Fingerprint Sensors

IDEX Biometrics Explains Why Size Matters with Fingerprint Sensors

A new post on the IDEX Biometrics blog details some of the benefits (and drawbacks) of different kinds of fingerprint sensors. The post specifically compares the smaller sensors often found in smartphones to the wider sensors recommended for biometric payment cards. The biggest difference is the relative accuracy of different models. A wider sensor is…

NEC Teams with Gavi and Simprints to Create Biometric Identities for Immunization

NEC Teams with Gavi and Simprints to Create Biometric Identities for Immunization

NEC and Simprints are teaming up with the Gavi Vaccine Alliance to improve immunization rates for young children in the world’s poorest countries. The new solution combines Simprints fingerprint scanners with NEC’s authentication engine to create digital identities for children under the age of five. Once created, those biometric identities can be used to build…

CLEAR Comes to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

CLEAR Comes to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

“CVG marks the 30th location in CLEAR’s growing network of member airports…” CLEAR has come to another of America’s major airports, touching down this time at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, or CVG. Situated in Hebron, Kentucky, CVG serves more nonstop flights than any other airport in the Ohio/Kentucky/Indiana tri-state area, and is one of the…

New Illinois Law Would Require Fingerprint Check for Gun Ownership

New Illinois Law Would Require Fingerprint Check for Gun Ownership

The Illinois House of Representatives has passed legislation that would require a fingerprint check for anyone looking to obtain a Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card or a concealed carry license in the state. The fingerprints would be matched against Illinois police and FBI databases, offering better background checks and making it more difficult for people…

Aratek to Showcase Marshall Device at SDW, ID4Africa

Aratek to Showcase Marshall Device at SDW, ID4Africa

Aratek is extending its roadshow beyond North America, announcing plans to showcase its Marshall device at major upcoming industry events in the UK and Africa. Announced earlier this year, Aratek’s Marshall is a handheld device compatible with FBI-certified FAP 20, FAP 30, and FAP 45 fingerprint scanners. The company showcased Marshall at Connect:ID in Washington…

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