FST Biometrics

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: Is Contactless The Key?

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: Is Contactless The Key?

With another ISC West conference and exhibition behind us, we are once again looking to the future of biometric access control with fresh eyes. The annual Las Vegas security conference is renowned for setting the biometric benchmark when it comes to access control trends every year, and last week one topic stood out as a…

Prestigious UK Boarding School Deploys IMID System from FST Biometrics

Prestigious UK Boarding School Deploys IMID System from FST Biometrics

“The IMID solution is lauded for its passive authentication capability, with the system using facial and gait recognition, with voice recognition offering an additional, optional factor.” FST Biometrics has seen another high-profile deployment of its In Motion Identification technology: The UK’s Wellington College has deployed the IMID solution for access control of its fitness center.…

FST CTO Leads Israeli Delegation at ISO Biometrics Meeting

FST CTO Leads Israeli Delegation at ISO Biometrics Meeting

Members of the International Standards Organization are convening to discuss biometric technologies this month, and FST Biometrics will have a prominent seat at the table. The company has announced that its CTO, Shahar Belkin, is leading the Israeli delegation for The International Meeting of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37, Biometrics Committee. According to a statement from FST,…

IMID Access Control Tech Secures HQ of Iconic Canadian Transport Firm

IMID Access Control Tech Secures HQ of Iconic Canadian Transport Firm

“The technology was integrated with Automatic Systems’ SmartLane turnstiles, and in collaboration with Canadian partner Infynia Security.” An iconic Canadian company has deployed FST Biometrics‘ In Motion Identification (IMID) system at its headquarters in Montreal. CN (or, the ‘Canadian National Railway Company’) has implemented FST’s biometric access control system at all of the access points…

Latest Version of IMID Access Gets Lenel Certification

Latest Version of IMID Access Gets Lenel Certification

FST Biometrics has received Lenel certification for the latest version of its In Motion Identification (IMID) biometric authentication system. FST Biometrics first joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance program in summer of 2014. Its latest certification, for IMID Access 3.6, ensures that the company’s flagship platform remains compatible with Lenel’s OnGuard access control system. In a…

INTERVIEW: Gary Drutin, CEO, FST Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Gary Drutin, CEO, FST Biometrics

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Gary Drutin, CEO, FST Biometrics. FST’s contactless biometric technology, which leverages a combination of face and behavioral recognition, has been deployed all over the globe in a variety of verticals, most recently securing access at the HydroLife center health club in Israel. The following interview begins with talk of FST Biometrics’…

Health Club Uses IMID Solution for Passive Member Identification

Health Club Uses IMID Solution for Passive Member Identification

“…the IMID system has been installed at HydroLife’s entrance turnstiles, automatically identifying each member as they come through.” The HydroLife Center health club in Israel has adopted FST Biometrics‘ In Motion Identification (IMID) technology for member identification. It’s a matter of efficiency and convenience. Commenting in a statement, the HydroLife Center’s CEO, Vered Libstein, explained…

FST Biometrics Celebrates ISC West Wins

FST Biometrics Celebrates ISC West Wins

FST Biometrics is celebrating a big win at this year’s ISC West security conference. Its IMID Access 4.0 platform was recognized in the 2017 SIA New Product Showcase, winning the award for Best User Authentication, Identification, Credentialling and Management Product; and it won in the Access Control – Biometrics category of Security Today’s Govies awards.…

Look and Listen: Check Out Our ISC West 2017 Highlights

Look and Listen: Check Out Our ISC West 2017 Highlights

We’re back from the ISC West conference and exhibition in Las Vegas, where we were bringing your live reporting straight from the industry-leading physical access control event. As biometrics and identity management technologies are coming further into the cultural mainstream, adapting and evolving with new innovations in connectivity and mobility, the technology is starting to…

Biometrics Buzz Continues Through Day Two of ISC West

Biometrics Buzz Continues Through Day Two of ISC West

The buzz kept building through day two of this year’s ISC West security expo in Las Vegas. The day started with the Security 5K Run / 2K Walk, an event in support of the Mission 500 child and family support charity. The event raised $125,000, which probably went some way in energizing ISC West attendees,…

ISC West 2017: Interview with Arie Melamed Yekel, CMO, FST Biometrics [AUDIO]

ISC West 2017: Interview with Arie Melamed Yekel, CMO, FST Biometrics [AUDIO]

Biometrics are booming at ISC West in Las Vegas this week and FindBiometrics is there on the exhibition floor. Today, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill stopped by the FST Biometrics booth, where the contactless biometrics company is showcasing the latest upgrade to its In Motion Identification (IMID) access control platform—a frictionless security solution that identifies individuals based…

Upgraded IMID Platform Can Operate in Low Light, Uses Deep Learning Algorithms

Upgraded IMID Platform Can Operate in Low Light, Uses Deep Learning Algorithms

FST Biometrics has upgraded its multimodal biometric identification platform and plans to show it off at next week’s ISC West security expo. Already deployed in a range of environments, FST’s In Motion Identification, or IMID, platform combines multiple biometric modalities to passively identify registered individuals, including facial recognition and physical behavioral biometrics (including gait recognition),…

IP Security Platform Integrates IMID Biometrics

IP Security Platform Integrates IMID Biometrics

FST Biometrics has teamed up with Genetec to bring its In Motion Identification (IMID) technology to the Genetec Security Center. Combining facial recognition with behavioral biometrics, FST’s IMID solution has seen numerous access control deployments, allowing for the passive authentication of individuals as they approach entry points. The Genetec Security Center, meanwhile, is an IP…

IMID Integrated Into Symmetry Access Control Platform

IMID Integrated Into Symmetry Access Control Platform

FST Biometrics‘ IMID biometric identification system has been integrated into AMAG’s Symmetry access control platform. The move could significantly extend the market presence of IMID, which uses a combination of facial recognition and behavioral biometrics to automatically identify subjects. In a statement announcing the integration, FST asserted that AMAG’s Symmetry solution is FICAM, FIPS-201, and…

Pacific Palisades Private Club Embraces IMID Access Control

Pacific Palisades Private Club Embraces IMID Access Control

FST Biometrics‘ In Motion Identification (IMID) access control system has been deployed at Bel-Air Bay Club, a private beach club in California’s Pacific Palisades neighborhood. The IMID system—which automatically identifies individuals based on an innovative combination of facial recognition and behavioral biometrics, including gait recognition—has been integrated with the Bel-Air Bay Club’s own membership management system,…

FST Wins Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan

FST Wins Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan

Growth consultancy firm Frost & Sullivan has awarded FST Biometrics the 2016 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Visionary Innovation Leadership. The company is being recognized for its innovative In Motion Identification (IMID) system, which combines multiple biometrics including face, voice, and gait recognition for identification and authentication; it can also incorporate RFID technology. The…

FST Expands Leadership with New CEO

FST Expands Leadership with New CEO

Further adapting its positioning for continuing growth, FST Biometrics is expanding its upper management. The company has appointed Gary Drutin as its new CEO; meanwhile previous CEO Aharon Zeevi Farkash “will shift his focus to the areas of innovation and strategy development,” according to a statement from the company. Drutin previously held a position as sales…

INTERVIEW: Arie Melamed, CMO, FST Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Arie Melamed, CMO, FST Biometrics

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently had the opportunity to speak with Arie Melamed, CMO of FST Biometrics, ahead of next week’s ASIS conference—held September 12-14 in Orlando, Florida. The conversation with Melamed begins with an examination of the recent growth experienced by FST and an overview of its flagship biometric system, IMID (In Motion Identification). IMID is multimodal, convenient, and…

FST Biometrics Reports 30 Percent Jump in Customer Base Over Past Year

FST Biometrics Reports 30 Percent Jump in Customer Base Over Past Year

FST Biometrics is undergoing considerable growth. The company reports that over the past 12 months it has increased its customer base by about 30 percent, and is now seeing about 1.5 million identifications through its platform per month. Its platform is the IMID (In Motion Identification) system, a multi-factor biometric identification platform combining facial, voice,…

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