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IDEMIA to Bring Biometrics Demos to the Heart of London

IDEMIA to Bring Biometrics Demos to the Heart of London

IDEMIA is looking to raise its profile in the UK with a new “Pop-Up Innovation Center” that will be situated in the Queen Elizabeth II Center. That’s right in Westminster, right in the heart of London. The Pop-Up Innovation Center will essentially act as a demo showroom, with IDEMIA announcing in a statement that it…

IDEMIA Wins 5-Year UK Fingerprint Matching Contract

IDEMIA Wins 5-Year UK Fingerprint Matching Contract

“IDEMIA’s fingerprint matching service will primarily be used by domestic law enforcement agencies, as well as border control and immigration authorities…” The UK’s Home Office has selected IDEMIA to provide it with an upgraded fingerprint matching system. In a statement announcing its contract win, IDEMIA did not disclose the project’s value. But the company did…

“Biometrics are Accepted as the Premium FinTech Experience” – FindBiometrics Takes Authentication to Amsterdam for Money20/20 Europe

“Biometrics are Accepted as the Premium FinTech Experience” – FindBiometrics Takes Authentication to Amsterdam for Money20/20 Europe

“Now that biometrics are accepted as the premium FinTech experience, we can get down to the real work,” said FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill, addressing the audience for “Breaking the compromise between security and convenience” – the FindBiometrics panel at Money20/20 Europe. Focused around the concept of ‘Identity First’, the panel brought together leaders in biometrics…

FindBiometrics is Live From Amsterdam for Money20/20 Europe

FindBiometrics is Live From Amsterdam for Money20/20 Europe

FindBiometrics is in Amsterdam this week for Money20/20 Europe, where we are reporting live from the conference floor on all the biometrics and identity-centric news from what’s billed this year as “The greatest FinTech show on Earth.” This year’s Money20/20 Europe  boasts over 5000 attendees, 1500 companies, and 400 speakers from 85 countries. Already, the…

IDEMIA Offers Biometric Expertise in Japanese FinTech Project

IDEMIA Offers Biometric Expertise in Japanese FinTech Project

“By combining IDEMIA’s best-in-class knowledge in ID integration and TIS’s outstanding IS integration, we can create superior value-added services for Japanese financial institutions, acquire new customers, speed up market entry, and reduce integration costs.”- Pierre Barrial, EVP, Financial Institutions Business Unit, IDEMIA IDEMIA has teamed up with Tokyo-based IT solutions provider TIS to develop a digital…

IDEMIA to Showcase Payment Card and Other Biometric Solutions at Money20/20 Europe

IDEMIA to Showcase Payment Card and Other Biometric Solutions at Money20/20 Europe

“IDEMIA’s F-Code technology, which has been used in at least one Mastercard trial, could therefore find a ready audience at Money20/20 Europe.” Money20/20 Europe is right around the corner, and IDEMIA is planning to take advantage of the event to showcase a range of solutions including its biometric payment card technology. The industry event offers…

IDEMIA Names New Head of Public Security for North America

IDEMIA Names New Head of Public Security for North America

IDEMIA has announced a new head of its Public Security business in North America, a division specializing in the provision of biometric solutions to law enforcement agencies at all levels of government. Donnie Scott comes to the role after a previous position as Director of National Security Business Development for DXC Technology, an IT services…

Staples to Offer TSA PreCheck Enrollment Nationwide via IdentoGO

Staples to Offer TSA PreCheck Enrollment Nationwide via IdentoGO

“Staples constantly looks for new ways to help businesses succeed, including making it easy for them to travel. This unique relationship with IdentoGO will let us offer our customers additional products and services that are impactful to their lives.” – Peter Scala, Chief Merchandising Officer, Staples, Inc. It’s about to get a lot easier to sign…

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…

Pilot of IDEMIA-FPC Biometric Payment Card Gets Underway in Japan

Pilot of IDEMIA-FPC Biometric Payment Card Gets Underway in Japan

“…IDEMIA’s F-Code revolves around fingerprint authentication. It features an embedded Fingerprint Cards sensor, designed to confirm users’ identities as they process a transaction, replacing the PIN-based security of contemporary chip cards.” The first major pilot of biometric payment card solution from IDEMIA and Fingerprint Cards is now getting underway. The project was first announced last…

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Guillaume Yribarren, VP, IDEMIA at Mobile World Congress

AUDIO INTERVIEW: Guillaume Yribarren, VP, IDEMIA at Mobile World Congress

This week saw IDEMIA‘s first appearance at Mobile World Congress since the company was formed through the merger of Safran Identity & Security and Oberthur Technologies last year. Accordingly, the digital security giant has taken the opportunity to make a big splash: Describing IDEMIA’s MWC showing to FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill in an on-site interview,…

MWC 2018: Unlock Your Car With a Selfie Thanks To  IDEMIA and Omoove

MWC 2018: Unlock Your Car With a Selfie Thanks To IDEMIA and Omoove

IDEMIA and Omoove have developed a new smartphone-based system that lets users gain access to their car with a selfie. It’s a new feature of EasyOpen, a solution previously developed by the companies that is designed to create a virtual car key on a user’s smartphone. Now, users can establish the virtual key with an…

INTERVIEW: Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA

INTERVIEW: Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA. The interview begins with an overview of the new company structure after the 2017 merger of OT and Safran Identity & Security that resulted in IDEMIA’s creation, as well as an explanation of IDEMIA’s Augmented Identity core philosophy. The discussion then turns…

IDEMIA Announces New Chairman of Supervisory Board

IDEMIA Announces New Chairman of Supervisory Board

Yann Delabrière has been named Chairman of IDEMIA’s Supervisory Board, a promotion from his previous role as Vice-Chairman. Delabrière replaces Marwan Lahoud, who now takes the role of Vice-Chairman. In a statement, IDEMIA did not offer a reason for the leadership change, but it did highlight Delabrière’s concurrent role as the Chairman of Zodiac Aerospace’s Management…

Alabamans Who Use Biometric App For Tax Filing Get Priority Processing

Alabamans Who Use Biometric App For Tax Filing Get Priority Processing

The Alabama Department of Revenue has become one of the first state agencies to move forward with a mobile ID program, thanks to a collaboration with IDEMIA. The project got underway in earnest last spring, when the companies launched a pilot program aimed at using facial recognition and document reading software to let citizens create…

IDEMIA Announces Leadership Changes

IDEMIA Announces Leadership Changes

IDEMIA CEO Didier Lamouche has announced sweeping changes to the company’s leadership structure. Its Executive Committee now has two new members. Philippe Barrreau, the former head of Swiss security systems provider SICPA SA, has become a new Executive Vice President at IDEMIA, tasked with overseeing the company’s Public Security and Citizen Identity business units. Ed…

IDEMIA Biometric Payment Solution Wins Card Innovation Award

IDEMIA Biometric Payment Solution Wins Card Innovation Award

IDEMIA‘s biometric payment card solution is celebrating a payments industry after a soft rebrand. Formerly dubbed F-Code, the F.CODE Comfort solution has won in the category of “Security – Identity – Authentication” in the Trophées des cartes innovantes 2017 awards. The solution is at the forefront of an emerging technology trend in the payments industry. It…

INTERVIEW: Bob Eckel, President & CEO, IDEMIA US & Canada

INTERVIEW: Bob Eckel, President & CEO, IDEMIA US & Canada

One of the most ground-shaking acquisitions in the biometrics industry in the past five years was the purchase of Safran Identity & Security (formerly Morpho) by Advent International. Initially branded under the moniker OT-Morpho, the resultant identity tech giant officially became IDEMIA earlier this autumn. The operational scope of IDEMIA is massive, covering everything from border…

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