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Government Biometrics Month: ID Goes Biometric

Government Biometrics Month: ID Goes Biometric

Of the myriad ways in which biometric technologies are transforming how the government does its work, its impact in citizen identification is one offering some of the greatest potential to change people’s lives for the better while improving government function. ID Goes Biometric In its most common application areas, the rise of biometric identification has…

ID4Africa: BioRugged COO Hof Retief on Mobile Biometrics in Africa and Global Expansion Plans [Audio]

ID4Africa: BioRugged COO Hof Retief on Mobile Biometrics in Africa and Global Expansion Plans [Audio]

This week FindBiometrics is in Johannesburg, reporting live from ID4Africa 2019, where the biometrics industry is convening to help realize the future of next-generation identity technology in Africa. All week we’re bringing you live audio interviews recorded on the exhibition floor with biometrics industry experts helping transform identity services across the continent. On Thursday, Peter…

AEOS Access Control Platform Integrates Suprema Fingerprint Tech

AEOS Access Control Platform Integrates Suprema Fingerprint Tech

“To make the transition as smooth as possible, Nedap developed a new Bio-API that makes it easier to incorporate biometric technology into AEOS.” The Dutch company Nedap has announced that it will be integrating Suprema’s fingerprint recognition tech – specifically the BioStar 2 solution – into its AEOS access control platform. The move is part…

Mass Deployment of Biometric Payment Cards Approaches as Zwipe and Infineon Extend Partnership

Mass Deployment of Biometric Payment Cards Approaches as Zwipe and Infineon Extend Partnership

“We are proud to strengthen our long-standing partnership with a global technology leader such as Infineon. This collaboration further enhances our ability to commercialize our technology and IP through competitive solutions for mass-volume deployment.” – André Løvestam, CEO, Zwipe With the clock ticking down to mass deployment of biometric payment cards, Zwipe and Infineon are…

NEC Provides AFIS Tech for Kerala State Police in India

NEC Provides AFIS Tech for Kerala State Police in India

NEC Technologies India will be outfitting the Kerala State Police with a new automated fingerprint identification system (AFIS). The new tech is being rolled out through a partnership with the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), and will be available to law enforcement officers at more than 600 venues across the state.    C-DAC…

BCTC is Certifying IDEX-powered Biometric Card for Major Global Payment Scheme

BCTC is Certifying IDEX-powered Biometric Card for Major Global Payment Scheme

“I’m more confident than ever that biometric smart cards are poised for mass adoption.” – Stan Swearingen, CEO, IDEX Biometrics IDEX Biometrics announced today that biometric payment cards featuring its SmartFinger sensor technology have begun a certification process on behalf of a “major global payment scheme in Asia.” The Bank Card Testing Center, an independent…

[UPDATED] The Biometrics Industry Speaks at Money20/20 Europe 2019

[UPDATED] The Biometrics Industry Speaks at Money20/20 Europe 2019

FindBiometrics is reporting live from Europe’s biggest financial industry conference, bringing you audio interviews with biometrics thought leaders. Money20/20 Europe kicked off Monday at Amsterdam’s RAI Convention Centre, and FindBiometrics was there to report on the festivities. The financial industry event, which this year boasts over 70 hours of content featuring more than 350 speakers,…

PODCAST: Aware’s David Benini Talks On-Device Biometrics & Enterprise Security

PODCAST: Aware’s David Benini Talks On-Device Biometrics & Enterprise Security

An expert conversation on the death of the password, biometric liveness detection, and the future of identity in the workplace. It’s On-Device Biometrics Month at FindBiometrics, a five-week deep dive on the authentication paradigm that’s killing passwords. That’s why, in the latest episode of The FindBiometrics & Mobile ID World Podcast, host Peter Counter sits…

Interview: IDEX Biometrics CEO Stan Swearingen on Asia’s Biometric Payment Cards Market

Interview: IDEX Biometrics CEO Stan Swearingen on Asia’s Biometric Payment Cards Market

The biometric payment cards market is coming to fruition after a period of accelerated innovation, and the Asian region is providing a fascinating case study for industry watchers. That’s why FindBiometrics Managing Editor Peter Counter recently spoke with Stan Swearingen, CEO of IDEX Biometrics, a pioneer in fingerprint-powered next generation smart cards. The conversation focuses…

In the War For Screen Size, In-Display Biometrics Are Winning: Report

In the War For Screen Size, In-Display Biometrics Are Winning: Report

“By sticking In-display fingerprint sensors and cameras behind the screen, manufacturers increase the amount of real estate available on its face.” A new report from ABI Research suggests that smartphones manufacturers looking to maximize screen size should be investing in biometric tech rather than flexible or foldable screens. The report arrives as those same manufacturers…

ISC West: IDEMIA’s Gary Jones on the Success of MorphoWave’s Contactless Biometrics

ISC West: IDEMIA’s Gary Jones on the Success of MorphoWave’s Contactless Biometrics

FindBiometrics reported live from ISC West in Las Vegas last week, bringing you biometrics news and interviews straight from the biggest converged security trade show in the Americas. Prior to the exhibition, IDEMIA was touted as a major biometrics participant, so FindBiometrics Director of Digital Content Susan Stover stopped by the company’s booth to interview…

HID Global Wins SIA’s New Product Showcase at a Biometrics-Heavy ISC West

HID Global Wins SIA’s New Product Showcase at a Biometrics-Heavy ISC West

“Even beyond the plaudits of the SIA, HID Global has had a successful ISC West.” All eyes are on ISC West this week, where FindBiometrics is reporting live from the exhibition floor and HID Global is garnering acclaim for its latest biometric solution. The iCLASS SE RB25F fingerprint reader, which was launched during the converged…

INTERVIEW: Invixium CEO Shiraz Kapadia on ISC West and Biometrics Industry Trends

FindBiometrics is in Las Vegas this week reporting live from ISC West. The exhibition hall opens tomorrow, April 10, and Canadian biometrics company Invixium will be exhibiting from booth 22109, showcasing its advanced multimodal identity and access solutions at the biggest converged security expo in the United States. Prior to the show, FindBiometrics President Peter…

The Week’s Most-Read Biometrics News: March 9-15

The Week’s Most-Read Biometrics News: March 9-15

Facial recognition proved to be the hot topic with respect to this week’s most-read articles on FindBiometrics, though a couple of other important trends also shared the spotlight. One of the latter was the ongoing integration of biometric technologies into consumer laptops and PCs, in this case from Microsoft: Microsoft Patents a Windows Key Fingerprint…

MWC 2019: BIO-key’s Jim Sullivan on the Rise of Passwordless Authentication [Audio]

MWC 2019: BIO-key’s Jim Sullivan on the Rise of Passwordless Authentication [Audio]

FindBiometrics is reporting live from Barcelona this week, bringing you the most important biometrics and identity news straight out of Mobile World Congress 2019. This year, thanks to the high profile launch of Samsung’s in-display fingerprint biometrics on its new Galaxy S10 flagship smartphone, fingerprint recognition is enjoying the spotlight at this year’s show, and…

Year in Review: The Industry Speaks, pt. 2

Year in Review: The Industry Speaks, pt. 2

The 2018 FindBiometrics Year in Review survey and analysis is complete. Through our month-long analysis of the survey results via featured articles, interviews and the inaugural Mobile ID World podcast, the stage has been set for 2019 in terms of what trends we can expect to carry though the coming months. But the festivities aren’t…

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