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Iris ID Tech Helps Streamline Passenger Screening at Qatar Airport

Iris ID Tech Helps Streamline Passenger Screening at Qatar Airport

Qatar’s Hamad International Airport is offering automated biometric passenger screening to Qatari residents, and Iris ID technology provides the system’s biometric backbone. The system is, of course, based on iris recognition, with passengers required to place their passports on a document reader at an initial screening gate, and to undergo iris scans at a final…

Iris ID Radio Talks Canadian Biometric Border Control With FindBiometrics [AUDIO]

Iris ID Radio Talks Canadian Biometric Border Control With FindBiometrics [AUDIO]

A collaboration between Iris ID and IBM recently brought iris recognition biometrics to the Canada US border crossing via the Canadian Border Services Agency’s NEXUS program. The Iris ID Radio podcast interviewed two Canadian travelers familiar with the process—including FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill—to provide an end user perspective on the experience of border crossings enhanced with…

INTERVIEW: Mohammed Murad, Vice President, Iris ID

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Mohammed Murad, Vice President, Global Sales, Marketing and Business Development, Iris ID. The conversation begins with talk of Iris ID’s presence at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and how iris recognition is gaining a great deal of momentum in mobility, finance, and other popular markets. Talk then turns…

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 Mohammed Murad, Iris ID [AUDIO]

ISC West 2017: Interview with Mohammed Murad, Iris ID [AUDIO]

FindBiometrics is in Las Vegas for ISC West where biometrics are booming. Paying a visit to the Iris ID booth (#3083), FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill interviewed Mohammed Murad, Vice President, Iris ID. The discussion begins with a rundown of the new product innovations Iris ID is showing off at this year’s conference, including a new self-service…

Iris ID to Put Focus on IrisAccess Platform at Intersec 2017

Iris ID to Put Focus on IrisAccess Platform at Intersec 2017

Iris ID is going to showcase its IrisAccess biometric authentication platform at next week’s Intersec 2017 conference, the company has announced. The company’s IrisAccess product line has been around for years, and Iris ID says its platform is now “the world’s most deployed iris recognition system being used for border control, national identification, access control…

Icelandic Gym Chain Introduces Iris-Based Access Control

Icelandic Gym Chain Introduces Iris-Based Access Control

“The system is being used to manage the gym’s 40,000 members’ access to facilities, from the main entrance to VIP areas.” A major gym chain in Iceland is now using iris scanning for access control. The technology comes by way of Iris ID, whose IrisAccess iCAM7000 system has been deployed across 12 World Class Iceland…

Qatar National Bank Deploys Iris Scanning ATMs

Qatar National Bank Deploys Iris Scanning ATMs

Customers of Qatar National Bank (QNB) can now access ATMs via iris scan. The technology comes by way of Iris ID. To enroll, customers simply need to register their iris biometrics at a branch, which entails a digital photo of the iris. That information is converted into a biometric template against which the customer’s irises are…

UAE Retailer Uses Iris ID Tech for Biometric Attendance Tracking

UAE Retailer Uses Iris ID Tech for Biometric Attendance Tracking

Iris ID’s scanners can be used even with subjects wearing glasses or contact lenses. Iris ID has a big new client in the United Arab Emirates. The company’s IrisAccess iCAM7000 biometric time and attendance tracking technology has been installed in Sharjah Co-Operative Society’s retail stores. It represents a considerable store network—26 in total, with over…

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: Truly Diverse Security

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: Truly Diverse Security

—The Webinar Biometrics, Access Control and The Enterprise of Tomorrow is now online | Click here to watch now!— Biometrics are extremely accessible now thanks to innovations in connectivity and manufacturing that has allowed for high quality identity tech to be acquired and deployed at low cost. Most frequently this level of accessibility is seen in the consumer mobility market,…

3 Hidden Benefits to Biometrics in the Workplace

3 Hidden Benefits to Biometrics in the Workplace

Convenience and security is the name of the game when we’re talking about biometrics in the enterprise, and what it adds up to is efficiency. Low friction solutions controlling access and managing attendance equates to fewer hours spent on menial tasks and more time with employees where they need to be, doing what they are…

Unisys Tech Used in CBP Border Screening Trial

Unisys Tech Used in CBP Border Screening Trial

Unisys technology is helping the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to conduct is biometric screening trial at the Otay Mesa border crossing between San Diego and Tijuana, the company has announced. The project, launched late last year, is meant to test the viability of using biometric technology to effectively screen and track non-US…

CBP Prepares Next Phase of Otay Mesa Border Project

CBP Prepares Next Phase of Otay Mesa Border Project

The US Customs and Border Protection agency is moving on to the next phase of its Otay Mesa biometric border screening project. The San Diego neighborhood lies at the border between the US and Mexico, and is one of the busiest border checkpoints between the countries, having processed 14.8 million travelers last year. As such,…

Iris ID Provides Crucial Biometric Tech for CBP Border Project

Iris ID Provides Crucial Biometric Tech for CBP Border Project

Iris ID is providing some of the crucial biometric technology being used in the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency’s pilot project at a major US-Mexico border. Located at San Diego’s Otay Mesa Port of Entry, the project aims to use biometric identification on non-US citizens entering and leaving the country. It was first…

Iris ID Tech Secures CERN Facilities

Iris ID Tech Secures CERN Facilities

Iris biometrics specialist Iris ID has finished installing its iris recognition readers at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, or CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland. While Iris ID technology has seen large-scale deployments in settings like major financial institutions and even national elections, its CERN deployments may be among its most high-profile. Co-run by 21 countries, CERN is…

Iris ID to Bring Iris Authentication to South Korean Banks

Iris ID to Bring Iris Authentication to South Korean Banks

Iris ID has entered into a new partnership with a leading South Korean bank that could dramatically change how customers do business. The new memorandum of understanding will see the iris recognition technology developer work with Woori Bank on new authentication solutions for a number of customer interfaces. Woori Bank customers could soon be able to…

ASIS 2015: Iris ID Launches New Iris Readers

ASIS 2015: Iris ID Launches New Iris Readers

Iris ID has announced a new iris scanning device. Called the IrisAccess iCAM 7000S Series, the iris reader – which comes in two models – will be demonstrated at this week’s ASIS International conference in Anaheim. Compatible with previous iCAM series models, the IrisAccess 7000S offers faster performance, onboard memory capable of storing 100,000 records,…

Report Highlights Opportunities, Vendors in Iris Biometrics

Report Highlights Opportunities, Vendors in Iris Biometrics

The iris recognition market is on the rise, though it isn’t without its hurdles, according to a new report from Persistence Market Research. The report, entitled “Iris Biometrics Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast 2015 – 2021”, suggests that there is rising demand for iris-based authentication, but also points to cost and privacy concerns as…

Education Month: The Roundup

Education Month: The Roundup

August is quickly coming to a close and with it goes Education Month at FindBiometrics, a four week event in which we placed a special focus on biometrics in schools. In our featured articles section we examined the overall education sector based on recent news, delved into the controversy that can plague implementations of student…

Education Month: 4 Unique Deployments

Education Month: 4 Unique Deployments

August is Education Month at FindBiometrics in which we are taking a closer look at the use of biometrics in schools. Last week we examined the controversy that tends to follow biometric deployments in schools, focusing on the Florida controversy and how the commercialization of strong authentication may aid in future acceptance of the tech.…

Education Month: The Primer

Education Month: The Primer

It’s August, and in North America that means it’s back to school season, which for some students includes the daily use of biometric technology. Education is a huge area of application for biometrics all around the world. From attendance tracking for both teachers and students, to access control, to meal cards, strong authentication can serve…

Biometric Time Tracking a Sweet Deal for Sugar Mill

Biometric Time Tracking a Sweet Deal for Sugar Mill

One of El Salvador’s biggest sugar mills has been outfitted with a biometric time and attendance tracking system, Iris ID has announced. The company has deployed its iris-based identification technology at the Ingenio Azucarero Injiboa sugar mill in San Vicente. Not only is it a very large sugar mill, but during peak production its many employees…

African Nation Selects Iris ID for Election Tech

African Nation Selects Iris ID for Election Tech

Biometric technology company Iris ID has received a major contract to supply the voter authentication technology for a major African nation’s 2015 elections. While the country went unnamed in a press release, the company did reveal that it has a population of 3.5 million, with 1.2 million registered voters. The nation’s election commission had apparently been…

Time & Attendance Month: Biometrics For Everyday

Time & Attendance Month: Biometrics For Everyday

Security and convenience are the two big selling points for biometric technology, but with time and attendance applications, the latter is weighted much heavier in terms of priorities. Yes, time and attendance solutions can be one and the same as access control, but it is important to note that they are primarily in place to…

Iris ID Joins Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program

Iris ID Joins Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program

Today, Iris ID Systems announced that it has received Lenel factory certification and, in turn, has joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). The partnership will make Iris ID’s iCAM biometric solutions more accessible to customers thanks to the benefits offered through Lenel’s OnGuard access control system. Because of the certification, the IrisAccess Import add-on service…

Canadian Borders Get Biometric Upgrade From Iris ID

Canadian Borders Get Biometric Upgrade From Iris ID

Today, Iris ID (formerly the Iris Technology Division of LG Electronics) and IBM announced that their collaboration has led to iris recognition biometrics being used by the Canada Border Services Agency’s NEXUS program. Thanks to the biometric integration, the travelers moving between Canada and the United States via eight international airports, 19 land border crossings and…