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Fujitsu’s PalmSecure Brings Biometric Authentication to Korean Airports

Fujitsu’s PalmSecure Brings Biometric Authentication to Korean Airports

Domestic travelers in South Korea will soon be able to board planes with a simple wave of the hand now that Korea Airports Corporation (KAC) has deployed Fujitu’s PalmSecure palm vein authentication system at airports across the country. To use the system, passengers first need to register their palm at the airport. The system links…

Fujitsu Provides Biometric Authentication for Japanese Utility Company

Fujitsu Provides Biometric Authentication for Japanese Utility Company

Fujitsu has announced that TEPCO Systems Corporation has deployed Fujitsu’s FIDO-certified Online Biometric Authentication Service to streamline its maintenance procedures. The platform is specifically being used to improve operations for TEPCO Power Grid, which handles utility pole maintenance in the company’s service area. As with other FIDO-certified services, Fujitsu’s Online Biometric Authentication app is designed…

NEXT Biometrics Announces Plans to Expand its Partnership with Fujitsu

NEXT Biometrics Announces Plans to Expand its Partnership with Fujitsu

Fujitsu will incorporate NEXT technology into as many as 18 different models across its entire catalogue of mobile devices It’s shaping up to be a busy year for NEXT Biometrics. The fingerprint recognition specialist recently received more orders for its Aadhaar-certified technology in India, and is now hoping to build on that early success by…

FacePhi Tech Powers CaixaBank’s Biometric ATM

FacePhi Tech Powers CaixaBank’s Biometric ATM

“The CaixaBank ATM solution is designed to analyze a customer’s face with a 16,000-point scan, pointing to a high level of accuracy.” Spain’s CaixaBank has launched biometric ATMs that leverage facial recognition for user access. The system has been unveiled in 20 ATM terminals at four branches in Barcelona. CaixaBank customers have the option of…

Healthcare Biometrics Month: The Primer

Healthcare Biometrics Month: The Primer

Biometric technology offers a wide range of applications, and has helped to fuel huge technological innovations in areas like mobile devices and financial services. Now, it’s starting to make a big impact in the world of healthcare, with a burgeoning market expected to grow considerably in the coming years. One forecast from last year, for…

New BioSec Venue Access Solution to Arrive in Q2 2019

New BioSec Venue Access Solution to Arrive in Q2 2019

“…the forthcoming solution will focus on establishing fast access lanes at fixed venues, with the capability of sharing registrants’ biometric data across locations so that individuals only need to register for the program once.” BioSec is developing a new biometric venue access system based on palm vein recognition technology, the company has announced. The as-yet-unnamed…

BioSec, Fujitsu to Highlight Biometric Venue Access Solution at Arena Summit 2018

BioSec, Fujitsu to Highlight Biometric Venue Access Solution at Arena Summit 2018

“…it’s an important event at which to showcase the kind of biometric solutions that are starting to gain traction in venue access and security.” BioSec and Fujitsu are showing off their joint solution for stadium security at a Arena Summit 2018 this week. As its name suggests, the Arena Summit is an industry event revolving…

Fujitsu Aims for Naked Payments, Access Control with Combined Facial and Palm Vein Solution

Fujitsu Aims for Naked Payments, Access Control with Combined Facial and Palm Vein Solution

“In announcing the development, Fujitsu emphasized its potential applications in event venues, which could use it for access control, and in physical stores, where the technology could be used to replace payment cards.” Fujitsu has combined its palm vein scanning technology with facial recognition in a new authentication solution concept. It’s a contactless, kiosk-type solution,…

Fujitsu Places Next Big Bet On Naked Payments with the Japan Racing Association

Fujitsu Places Next Big Bet On Naked Payments with the Japan Racing Association

“Fujitsu says the the JRA will implement the machines at the Tokyo Racecourse on September 22nd, with plans to later expand the biometric terminals to racecourses in Chukyo, Hanshin, and Fukushima, as well as off-course betting facilities.” Fujitsu has found a rather novel application of its palm vein recognition technology: It’s going to be used…

Fujitsu, AEON to Trial Naked Payments System at Convenience Stores This September

Fujitsu, AEON to Trial Naked Payments System at Convenience Stores This September

Fujitsu and Japanese credit card company AEON are poised to deliver Japan’s first real-world naked payments system. They’ll start in select Ministop convenience stores, where customers who enroll in the system will be able to use Fujitsu’s palm vein biometrics scanners to make purchases. Their palm vein biometrics will be directly linked to their payment…

Fujitsu Tech Brings Biometrics to Fruit Farming

Fujitsu Tech Brings Biometrics to Fruit Farming

Biometric technology from Fujitsu is now being used to support the operations of a major fruit farming operation in Washington state. The deployment comes by way of Philadelphia-based ePortID, whose ePortID PalmClock is now being used for biometric time and attendance tracking by Domex Superfresh Growers. The solution uses Fujitsu’s F-Pro palm vein scanner for…

Fujitsu Aims for FinTech Applications After PalmSecure Sales Hit Milestone

Fujitsu Aims for FinTech Applications After PalmSecure Sales Hit Milestone

“Looking forward, Fujitsu says it will continue to refine the accuracy of PalmSecure, and to expand its use into new applications…” Fujitsu is celebrating a new milestone for its palm vein scanning solution: The company has announced that global sales of PalmSecure have passed the one million mark. First launched in 2004, Fujitsu’s flagship biometric…

Biometric System Designed to Make Sure No Divers Left Behind

Biometric System Designed to Make Sure No Divers Left Behind

“…TOMS International emphasizes not only the reliability but also the speed of the system.” An Australian diving tour operator is testing out a biometric customer identification system with the aim of making sure that no one is left behind on a dive. The trial is underway about a year after two American tourists were left…

PalmSecure Gets EPCS Certification from iBeta

PalmSecure Gets EPCS Certification from iBeta

Fujitsu’s flagship biometric solution has attained EPCS certification from an accredited testing lab, the company has announced. The certification offers further validation to the PalmSecure palm vein scanning system’s utility in e-prescriptions. The Electronic Prescription for Controlled Substances regulation is essentially concerned with enabling and regulating the ability of medical practitioners to issue electronic prescriptions…

MWC 2018: ImageWare Showcases GoVerifyID with SAP and Fujitsu

MWC 2018: ImageWare Showcases GoVerifyID with SAP and Fujitsu

“In a statement announcing the joint showcases, ImageWare VP Robert Brown emphasized the breadth of potential enterprise applications of ImageWare’s biometric authentication solutions…” ImageWare is getting a little help from its friends in showcasing its GoVerifyID multimodal biometric authentication solution at this week’s Mobile World Congress. One of those friends is SAP, whose enterprise platform…

Fujitsu Launches Password Replacement Software for Palm Vein Biometrics

Fujitsu Launches Password Replacement Software for Palm Vein Biometrics

“The software’s launch comes amid what appears to be an intensifying effort on Fujitsu’s part to promote its palm vein scanning technology…” Fujitsu has launched a new software solution designed to automatically replace IDs and passwords with the company’s palm vein biometrics on notebook and tablet devices supporting the company’s sensors. Called AuthConductor Client, the…

Fujitsu Makes Palm Vein Pitch to Microsoft Enterprise Customers

Fujitsu Makes Palm Vein Pitch to Microsoft Enterprise Customers

“…while a growing number of computer devices feature the fingerprint sensors or infrared cameras needed to support Windows Hello biometric authentication, Fujitsu is proposing its own alternative – palm vein scanning…” Just a couple of months after teaming up with Microsoft on AI-powered solutions for businesses, Fujitsu is already making its pitch to the latter’s…

Fujitsu Brings BIOaaS Solution to Australian Market

Fujitsu Brings BIOaaS Solution to Australian Market

“…Fujitsu emphasized its collaboration with ImageWare Systems, characterizing the Biometrics as a Service platform as a result of their partnership. “ Fujitsu has brought its Biometrics as a Service (BIOaaS) platform down under, bringing a suite of biometric authentication options including facial, palm print, and voice recognition to organizations in Australia. The news comes soon…

Fujitsu to Replace Employee Passwords With Palm Vein Authentication

Fujitsu to Replace Employee Passwords With Palm Vein Authentication

“Additionally, about 5,200 employees will be affected by the deployment of palm vein authentication for access control at two offices that currently require smart cards for entry.” Fujitsu is about to get a taste of its own medicine – in a good way. The company has announced that it’s going to replace password-based authentication with…

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