iris biometrics

ISC East: Princeton Identity VP Bob McKee Talks Iris-Based Access Control [AUDIO INTERVIEW]

ISC East: Princeton Identity VP Bob McKee Talks Iris-Based Access Control [AUDIO INTERVIEW]

Since spinning off from its parent company SRI International in 2016, Princeton Identity has established a rising profile as a provider of sophisticated iris recognition technology, not least because its solutions powered the flagship biometric authentication capabilities of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 smartphones. Now, the company is looking to make a bigger name…

Iris Recognition Comes to the USB Key in the eyeDisk

Iris Recognition Comes to the USB Key in the eyeDisk

“The eyeDisk is able to scan a user’s eyes from a distance of 15cm to 25cm, and can authenticate in less than a second, the company says.” A Hong Kong-based startup is officially developing a USB flash drive that uses iris recognition to secure access. Called eye-Disk, the company had created a Kickstarter campaign for…

Emirates, Dubai Airport Prepare Curb-to-Gate Biometric Program

Emirates, Dubai Airport Prepare Curb-to-Gate Biometric Program

The Emirates airline is preparing a groundbreaking biometric passenger screening program designed to passively identify travelers as they move throughout the Dubai International Airport. The system is based on a combination of facial recognition and iris scanning, and is designed to use the biometric technology to enable passengers to check in for their flights, access…

Iris ID Enrollment Tech Integrated Into Honeywell Pro-Watch Platform

Iris ID Enrollment Tech Integrated Into Honeywell Pro-Watch Platform

“This latest integration means that users of Honeywell Pro-Watch, a security infrastructure platform for the enterprise, can easily enroll individuals for biometric authentication thanks to the iCAM’s use of visual and auditory cues during the biometric enrolment process.” Iris ID has just announced another big new integration of its iris recognition technology: Its iCAM 7S…

Genetec Access Control Platform Gets EyeLock Iris Tech

Genetec Access Control Platform Gets EyeLock Iris Tech

“By including Eyelock products that are fully integrated with Genetec access control systems, our network of experienced, value added resellers and system integrators will be able to help realize substantial features and business benefits for both our organizations.” – Jeff Carter, CEO, EyeLock EyeLock’s iris recognition technology has now come to Genetec’s Security Center Synergis…

Gigzi Iris Protects Cryptocurrency with Biometrics

Gigzi Iris Protects Cryptocurrency with Biometrics

“As a cryptocurrency user, I know that account security is paramount.”- El Asmar, CEO, Gigzi IriTech has teamed up with a cryptocurrency platform to develop a new iris-based security solution for its end users. Based in London, Gigzi is developing a blockchain-based cryptocurrency called Gigzi Black. It also offers digital currencies called Gigzi Metal that…

Crossmatch to Continue On to Phase Two of IARPA’s Thor R&D Program

Crossmatch to Continue On to Phase Two of IARPA’s Thor R&D Program

“Phase 2 of Thor will see a higher concentration of software work, building upon the prototype scanners developed in Phase 1. The work includes developing PAD algorithms based on biometric features, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning that work for both known and unknown presentation attacks.” – Bill McClurg, SVP & CTO, Crossmatch The first phase…

Iris ID Biometric Tech Integrated into Smart Lockers and Cabinets

Iris ID Biometric Tech Integrated into Smart Lockers and Cabinets

“The iCAM R100 is non-contact, so it’s not affected by dirt, grease, gloves, facial hair, hats, glasses and other factors that reduce the accuracy of fingerprint and facial recognition systems. We’re very excited to bring our iris-based solution to Real Time Networks.” – Mohammed Murad, VP Sales and Business Development, Iris ID Iris ID‘s biometric…

Iris ID Tech Comes To AMAG’s Symmetry Access Control Platform

Iris ID Tech Comes To AMAG’s Symmetry Access Control Platform

“We are excited to work with the Symmetry Enterprise team to create a seamless solution for large enterprise organizations requiring the extra security afforded by two-factor identity authentication.” – Mohammed Murad, VP Sales and Business Development, Iris ID Biometric technology from Iris ID has now been integrated into AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Enterprise access control platform. The…

Iris ID Tech Now Integrated with Fed Submit Platform

Iris ID Tech Now Integrated with Fed Submit Platform

“The Mentalix solution will make it easier – and faster – for local officials to know who is being booked and released from their facilities.” – Mohammed Murad, Vice President Global Sales and Business Development, Iris ID Iris ID‘s iris biometrics technology is now fully integrated into Mentalix’s Fed Submit platform. The companies’ partnership was first…

NEC Takes a Stake in Iris Specialist Tascent

NEC Takes a Stake in Iris Specialist Tascent

NEC appears to have taken a significant stake in California-based iris biometrics specialist Tascent, announcing a new investment in the firm. In a statement announcing the investment, NEC did not disclose its size or value, but a subsequent press release from Tascent confirmed NEC’s participation in a $19.5 million series B funding round which the…

Princeton Identity Secures Three New Patents for Iris Recognition Tech

Princeton Identity Secures Three New Patents for Iris Recognition Tech

“With over 11 patented technologies in our portfolio and many more pending, we continue to demonstrate our commitment to creating the most advanced and accurate iris recognition-based solutions to ensure accurate and convenient authentication of people and access to assets.” – Mark Clifton, CEO, Princeton Identity Princeton Identity has been granted three new patents for…

Biometric Vending Machine Features EyeLock Tech

Biometric Vending Machine Features EyeLock Tech

EyeLock‘s partnership with smart vending machine maker ViaTouch Media has born fruit, with the latter’s Vicki device now available. The companies first announced they had teamed up last November, explaining that ViaTouch’s Vicki vending machine would feature artificial intelligence and EyeLock’s iris recognition technology. Now, that vision has been realized in ViaTouch’s automated machine, which…

Iris-Scanning Tablets Enable Aadhaar-based Banking

Iris-Scanning Tablets Enable Aadhaar-based Banking

Axis Bank is staking a claim to being the first financial services institution in India to implement iris-based Aadhaar authentication on a ‘micro ATM’, a term for portable terminals used to enable account access. Axis Bank has embedded iris recognition technology into a tablet device to enable to the functionality as part of its efforts…

Galaxy Note9 Features Princeton Identity’s Iris Recognition Tech

Galaxy Note9 Features Princeton Identity’s Iris Recognition Tech

Samsung has officially unveiled its newest Note smartphone, and it once again features sophisticated biometric security provided by Princeton Identity technology. That means the Galaxy Note9 maintains Samsung’s flagship authentication mechanism, iris recognition. Operating in tandem with facial recognition, the system allows for contactless authentication – as with Apple’s iPhone X, a user can unlock…

Philippine Authorities to Pilot Biometric ID by Year’s End

Philippine Authorities to Pilot Biometric ID by Year’s End

Government authorities in the Philippines are proceeding in their effort to establish a national biometric ID program, with plans to begin issuance in Metro Manila and the Calabarzon region by the year’s end. Announcing the developments in a CNN Philippines interview, Davao City Representative Karlo Nograles referred to these municipal zones as “pilot areas” for…

Iris Research Brings New Meaning to ‘Liveness Detection’

Iris Research Brings New Meaning to ‘Liveness Detection’

“They trained their deep learning system on a database of 574 near-infrared post-mortem images, as well as a database of 256 images of irises from live subjects…” Polish researchers are working on technology that can prevent fraudsters from using the iris biometrics of dead people. The researchers, Mateusz Trokielewicz, Adam Czajka, and Piotr Maciejewicz, have published…

Independent Testing Finds DERMALOG Iris Tech Can Produce 25M Matches Per Second

Independent Testing Finds DERMALOG Iris Tech Can Produce 25M Matches Per Second

Another round of independent testing has confirmed the considerable speed of biometric matching technology DERMALOG, and demonstrates that the Hamburg-based company has improved its iris recognition algorithm. The testing comes by way of the German company’s compatriot, SGS-TÜV Saar, an industrial auditing and quality testing firm, which has found that DERMALOG’s iris recognition solution can match…

EyeLock Partners With PSA Security Network

EyeLock Partners With PSA Security Network

Iris biometrics specialist EyeLock has found a major new partner. With a new agreement, electronic security cooperative PSA Security Network will offer EyeLock products to its client base. It’s a big new deal that could bring EyeLock technology to a much larger market. PSA Security Network comprises security integrators through North America, and according to…