fingerprint sensors

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…

Egis Reports Continuing Growth in Q3 Update, Warns of Potential Q4 Shipment Dip

Egis Reports Continuing Growth in Q3 Update, Warns of Potential Q4 Shipment Dip

Taiwan-based biometrics specialist Egis Technology has issued a Q3 update for 2019, illustrating a continuing growth trend for the company. Net sales for the quarter came in at just over NT 2 billion, compared to net sales of just under NT 1.6 billion in the third quarter of 2018. Quarter over quarter, revenues increased by…

400 Smartphone Models Feature FPC Biometric Sensors

400 Smartphone Models Feature FPC Biometric Sensors

Even as it continues to expand beyond fingerprint biometrics, Sweden-based Fingerprint Cards is celebrating a major milestone in its smartphone fingerprint sensor business. The company has announced that its sensors are now being used in 400 different smartphone models. In a statement, Fingerprint Cards’ mobile business VP Ted Hansson gestured to the company’s status as…

ISC East: Boon Edam to Demo Biometric Turnstiles

ISC East: Boon Edam to Demo Biometric Turnstiles

Boon Edam Inc., a Dutch manufacturer of security entrances and revolving doors, announced it will be demonstrating a range of biometrically integrated optical turnstiles at International Security Conference (ISC) East 2019 in New York City later this month. Boon Edam is the official turnstile sponsor for ISC East for the 12th year in a row,…

IDEX Biometrics to Issue Q3 Results on Nov. 13

IDEX Biometrics to Issue Q3 Results on Nov. 13

IDEX Biometrics has set a date for its third quarter update: the results will be published on November 13th, and will arrive alongside a conference call slated for 10:00 CET. The call will be helmed by IDEX CEO Stan Swearingen as well as CFO Derek D’Antilio. In announcing the plans, IDEX offered no details about…

Samsung Launches New Rugged Smartphone

Samsung Launches New Rugged Smartphone

Biometrics News – Mobile Biometrics Samsung has released a rugged version of its flagship Galaxy smartphone. Dubbed the Galaxy XCover FieldPro, the new phone offers Push-to-Talk functionality that will make it easier for law enforcement officers and other professionals to stay in touch while in the field. Depending on the demands of the job, the…

News Roundup: FindBiometrics’ Most Popular Articles

News Roundup: FindBiometrics’ Most Popular Articles

This week’s roundup of FindBiometrics’ most popular articles once again offers a varied assortment of topics, sectors, and technologies. First up is IDEX Biometrics’ news that it is preparing to fulfill a multi-year, multimillion-dollar order of its dual-interface fingerprint sensor technology. The company has been strongly focused on the emerging area of biometric payment cards…

New Dynabook Windows PCs Feature Biometric Security

New Dynabook Windows PCs Feature Biometric Security

Dynabook Americas Inc. and Microsoft have partnered to release a lineup of Windows 10 Secured-core laptops that feature the latest in multimodal biometric security. The Portégé X30, Tecra X40 and Tecra X50 feature next-level hardware and software identity protection, and are among the first devices that meet the Windows Secured-core PCs requirements. “We are pleased to see the…

Software Patch to Address Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Biometrics Issue

Software Patch to Address Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Biometrics Issue

Samsung is still struggling with the in-display fingerprint sensor on its Galaxy S10 smartphone. The company has announced that it will be rolling out a software patch to address the latest issue, which allows unregistered users to unlock the phone just as easily as the owner. The bug was first reported by a British user…

IDEX Biometrics Gearing Up to Fulfill Massive Fingerprint Tech Order

IDEX Biometrics Gearing Up to Fulfill Massive Fingerprint Tech Order

“Its biometric technology will be leveraged in a biometric access control security solution, and to that end, IDEX is delivering its sensors ‘to one of the world’s largest electronics manufacturing service companies in order to qualify their manufacturing process,’” IDEX Biometrics is gearing up for the fulfillment of a multi-year, multi-million dollar order for its…

eWBM Pushes Password-Free Security with New USB Keys and Microsoft Alliance

eWBM Pushes Password-Free Security with New USB Keys and Microsoft Alliance

Biometrics News – Fingerprint Recognition eWBM has become the latest member of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association. Together, the two companies will work to encourage other organizations to adopt strong password-free security standards and reduce the threat of phishing and data breaches. To that end, eWBM has added two new USB keys to its flagship…

Financial Biometrics Month: The Next Big Wave in Payments

Financial Biometrics Month: The Next Big Wave in Payments

The technological areas of biometrics and smart cards have overlapped for many years now, most notably in the domain of access control, where multiple access terminals and kiosks have supported both biometric and smart card-based authentication. And smart cards with built-in biometric capabilities started to emerge several years ago, in various forms: Face Forensics, for…

BIO-key Applauds FBI’s Recommendation of Biometric Security After MFA Hacks

BIO-key Applauds FBI’s Recommendation of Biometric Security After MFA Hacks

The FBI made headlines this week with a Private Industry Notice warning partners in the private sector about sophisticated hacks of MFA security systems, and BIO-key is celebrating the Bureau’s recommendations regarding biometric security. The FBI’s alarm over the issue appears to stem from hacking incidents cited in the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center. These…

NEXT Releases Two New Access Control Modules

NEXT Releases Two New Access Control Modules

Biometrics News – Fingerprint Recognition – Access Control NEXT Biometrics is expanding its portfolio with two new fingerprint sensor modules designed for access control. Both the One Touch Access 110 and 115 have a large sensor area and are built with NEXT’s Active Thermal tech, though the 115 is a bit more rugged and is…

Fingerprint Sensor Market to Reach $7.1B by 2024: Report

Fingerprint Sensor Market to Reach $7.1B by 2024: Report

Biometrics News – Fingerprint Recognition The fingerprint sensor market will grow from a value of $3.5 billion this year to $7.1 billion by 2024, according to a new forecast from MarketsandMarkets. This trajectory will reflect a CAGR of 15.3 percent. The report comes after Apple helped to prompt a shift in the mobile biometrics market…

Biometric Smart Car Dashboard Part of Goodix’s Apsara IoT Showcase

Biometric Smart Car Dashboard Part of Goodix’s Apsara IoT Showcase

Goodix is showcasing a slew of new IoT products at this week’s Apsara Conference in Hangzhou, China. The conference runs from September 25th to 27th at the International Convention and Exhibition Center in Cloud Town, where Goodix can be found at booth #C408. The products on display are being pitched as part of a complete smart…

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…

Dual Fingerprint Sensors Enable Novel Double Screen Smartphone

Dual Fingerprint Sensors Enable Novel Double Screen Smartphone

“…there’s a side-mounted fingerprint sensor on each side of the device, so that no matter which way a user is holding it, they’re still able to perform biometric authentication intuitively.” ZTE-owned mobile brand Nubia has taken a different tack with its latest flagship smartphone: the Nubia Z20 features two screens and two fingerprint sensors. The…

NEXT Biometrics Gets $100,000 Order for Fingerprint Sensor Modules

NEXT Biometrics Gets $100,000 Order for Fingerprint Sensor Modules

NEXT Biometrics has received a big new order for its fingerprint sensor technology. The company says a new PO valued at about $100,000 will see its fingerprint sensor modules integrated into a biometric smart card reader solution. In announcing the order, NEXT Biometrics did not disclose the name or any other details of its client,…

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