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Imperial College London Researchers Detail Gait Recognition System

Imperial College London Researchers Detail Gait Recognition System

Imperial College London researchers have refined an authentication system based on gait biometrics that they say meets National Institute of Standards and Technology and Dieharder standards. As Tech Xplore reports, the system is based on multiple sensors positioned throughout the user’s body. Each of these sensors can capture movement patterns from its own particular position,…

IEEE Calls for Papers for Biometrics Workshop

IEEE Calls for Papers for Biometrics Workshop

“The workshop will place a strong focus on multimodal approaches, and will cover a range of modalities including the standards like facial and iris recognition, as well as more niche approaches like ear and foot biometrics…” The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is organizing a new workshop focused on biometrics, and has issued a…

IEEE Progresses in Development of eHealth Standards

IEEE Progresses in Development of eHealth Standards

The IEEE Standards Association is working on enhancing interoperability between emerging eHealth technologies. The group has announced a new standard, two other standards development projects, and a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Regenstrief Institute to that end. The IEEE-SA’s latest standard, IEEE 2410-2015, is called the Biometrics Open Protocol Standard, or BOPS. Its primary…

Sonavation CTO Receives Industry Award

Sonavation CTO Receives Industry Award

The award was in recognition of Schmitt’s work in developing ultrasound technology for digital authentication applications. Sonavation CTO Rainer Schmitt, has received a prestigious industry award at the 2015 International CQR Workshop in South Carolina. At the event, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) Technical Committee honored Schmitt with the 2015 CQR Chairman’s…

ANNOUNCEMENT: IEEE To Discontinue Certified Biometrics Professional Program

January 2, 2013 – by Peter B. Counter      Today IEEE – a professional organization for advancing technological innovation for the benefit of humanity through publications, conferences, technology standards and educational activities – announced that its Certified Biometrics Professional (CBP) Program, which offers educational materials to over a thousand individuals and certification credentials for professionals…

findBIOMETRICS Year in Review 2012

This is our 10th Anniversary Year in Review and the response this year was our largest ever with 68 companies/industry experts responding to our questionnaire!

yir2k12Thanks to all on our expert panel. This is the largest yearly global snapshot of our industry and over the past 10 years we have seen so many changes. The industry is entering into a serious growth phase right now. So many companies are reporting new markets, new verticals, new and innovative product lines, new partnerships and new deployments…several in the hundreds of millions of enrollees. There is a clear indication that GROWTH is where we are heading over the next 5 years. I can’t wait to see what the Identity and Biometrics world will look like then.

We received responses from Canada, Spain, Russia, China, Ireland, Brazil, Hong Kong, Sweden, Germany, UK, Israel, France, Korea, The Netherlands, Taiwan, Lithuania, Singapore, Japan, Italy, Malaysia and the USA.

Participants include:

Iris ID Systems Inc., MorphoTrak, Lumidigm, IBIA, 3M Cogent, Cross Match Technologies, MITRE, Aware, Lockheed Martin, SmartMatic, ZKTeco, Northstar Recruiting, San Jose State University, Greenbit, NEC, Suprema, Daon, IEEE, WCC Smart Search and Search, Digital Persona, MorphoTrust, FaceFirst, Avalon Biometrics, AOptix, Natural Security, Agnitio, ekey Biometric Systems, Innometrics, Smart Sensors, Identification Technology Partners, Fingerprint Cards, IriTech, BIO-key, Cognitec, SIC Biometrics, SRI International, Creative Information Technology, Accenture, TBS- Touchless Biometric Systems, Raptor ID, ipsiti, Secunet, FST21, Biocertification, Nuance Communications, Neurotechnology, Precise Biometrics, Acuity, SecurLinx, Imageware, Speech Technology Center, Unisys, Speed Identity, HSB, Authenware, Human Recognition Systems,  Koehlke, IdentiMetrics, Fulcrum,  SecuGen, Integrated Biometrics, realtime, Voice Security Systems, M2SYS, SOFTPRO, Biometrie-Online.Net, ievo and Fujitsu Frontech North America. 

I hope you enjoy reading the 2012 Year in Review!  

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