iris recognition

Vision-Box Provides Biometric eGates for Updated Bahrain Airport

Vision-Box Provides Biometric eGates for Updated Bahrain Airport

The Bahrain International Airport is overhauling its infrastructure with a new Passenger Terminal Building, which will feature 22 biometric eGates courtesy of Vision-Box. The new building is part of the BIA’s ongoing Airport Modernization Programme, and is designed to up the airport’s yearly capacity to 14 million passengers. “The new Automated Border Control platform will…

UNHCR’s Biometric IDs Help Protect Refugees from Itself

UNHCR’s Biometric IDs Help Protect Refugees from Itself

The United Nations’ refugee agency has been vocal about the benefits of biometric identification for those in its charge for years, but recently the organization invoked this technology in its own defense. The UNHCR was responding to an extensive investigative report from NBC alleging widespread corruption at the refugee agency. Usually this involves bribery in…

Benefits Program Enrolls Indian Farmers with Mantra’s Iris Recognition

Benefits Program Enrolls Indian Farmers with Mantra’s Iris Recognition

The Government of India is using biometric tech to implement a new program that will provide monetary support to small farmers in the country. The program is called Pradhan Mantri Samman Nidhi Yojana (or PM-Kishan Yojana), and provides eligible farmers (those with less than two hectares of land) with 6,000 rupees every year. To receive…

On-Device Biometrics Month: The Primer

On-Device Biometrics Month: The Primer

‘On-device biometrics’ is probably one of the most important concepts in today’s digital security landscape, yet it’s also an idea that is not widely understood by everyday users. It refers to a question that a lot of people don’t even think of – where does my biometric data go when it’s scanned? It’s a crucial…

Enterprise Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Enterprise Biometrics Month: The Roundup

As the biometrics revolution has continued to accelerate over the last several years, the enterprise sector has proven to be one of the ripest areas of adoption. Businesses and other organizations have always had particular security needs, and in the past these have been met with solutions like office keys and security guards. But as…

Enterprise Biometrics Month: The Great Convergence in Enterprise Security

Enterprise Biometrics Month: The Great Convergence in Enterprise Security

All kinds of organizations require physical security systems, from insurance firms protecting customers’ sensitive files to engineering companies guarding against industrial espionage. So as with any other area where human guards and alarm systems have been cornerstones of the traditional security architecture, the emergence of sophisticated biometric technologies has started to shake things up in…

Innovatrics Offers Forensics and Fraud Prevention with the Release of ABIS 7

Innovatrics Offers Forensics and Fraud Prevention with the Release of ABIS 7

Innovatrics has announced the launch of ABIS 7, the latest version of its Automated Biometric Identification System. The multimodal biometric platform includes fingerprint, face, and iris recognition capabilities, and can be customized to meet the specific needs of a variety public and private organizations.   According to Innovatrics, ABIS 7 is particularly well-suited to the forensic…

INTERVIEW: Iris ID’s Mohammed Murad on Biometrics, Healthcare and ISC West

INTERVIEW: Iris ID’s Mohammed Murad on Biometrics, Healthcare and ISC West

FindBiometrics Managing Editor Peter Counter recently interviewed Mohammed Murad, Vice President, Global Sales, Marketing and Business Development, Iris ID. The conversation begins on the topic of recent milestones: the integration of Iris ID’s technology with the GenKey platform, and its certification from the Bureau of Indian Standards. The conversation goes on to talk about the…

Precise Biometrics Aims for Cards-Driven Growth in Short Term, Multimodal Expansion in Long Term

Precise Biometrics Aims for Cards-Driven Growth in Short Term, Multimodal Expansion in Long Term

Precise Biometrics will focus on biometric payment cards, smartphone fingerprint scanning, and multi-modal digital identity for the foreseeable future, with its new YOUNiQ solution being key to the latter over 2019, suggests its newly-published Annual Report. A glossier, more in-depth publication than Precise Biometrics’ year-end results, which were published in February, the Annual Report offers…

Major West African Industrial Conglomerate Deploys Iris ID Time Tracking Solution

Major West African Industrial Conglomerate Deploys Iris ID Time Tracking Solution

“Iris-based technology is not only contactless and more accurate but also faster than our previous system.” – Prasanna Burri, CIO, Dangote Group A big new deployment has further cemented Iris ID‘s presence in the African market: The company’s biometric technology is being used in a new time and attendance system at five Dangote Cement manufacturing…

GenKey Improves its Speed and Accuracy with ABIS 4.0

GenKey Improves its Speed and Accuracy with ABIS 4.0

GenKey has officially launched ABIS 4.0, updating the identification platform with new biometric matching algorithms that will significantly improve the speed and accuracy of the service. The latest edition of the Automated Biometric Identification System is ten times more accurate than previous versions, while the faster identification times will lower the hardware demands for those…

Princeton Identity Announces New Iris- and Face-Scanning Terminal

Princeton Identity Announces New Iris- and Face-Scanning Terminal

“The Access600e completely eliminates the traditional tug-of-war between convenience and security, even in the most demanding, high-volume environments. Plus, with the Access600e, we’ve been able to lower the price for such premium performance.” – Bob McKee, VP, Sales and Marketing, Princeton Identity Just a few weeks ahead of the ISC West security conference, Princeton Identity…

GoChain Teams Up with IriSafe to Develop a Blockchain Identity Management Platform

GoChain Teams Up with IriSafe to Develop a Blockchain Identity Management Platform

GoChain and IriSafe are teaming up to build a new enterprise-level identity management solution that will take advantage of blockchain’s security capabilities. The new platform will utilize IriSafe’s iris recognition technology, which is itself based on an IriTech algorithm that the latter says has already been deployed by authorities in India, the United States, the…

Unisys Unveils New Biometric Identity Management Platform

Unisys Unveils New Biometric Identity Management Platform

Unisys is expanding its security offerings with the launch of Stealth(identity), a new biometric identity management software platform geared towards enterprise clients. Stealth(identity) will allow companies to automate the biometric enrollment process for large numbers of users, thereby reducing overhead costs while improving the overall customer experience.  The platform offers support for fingerprint, face, voice,…

NEC Brings Biometric Art Exhibit to SXSW

NEC Brings Biometric Art Exhibit to SXSW

The NEC Corporation will be joining the festivities at this month’s South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas. Specifically, the company will be showcasing a biometric art exhibit called CODE, which will make iris scans of SXSW guests and convert the information into graphic patterns that reflect the unique biometric signature of each individual. The…

CLEAR Launches Biometric Boarding Solution

CLEAR Launches Biometric Boarding Solution

“…CLEAR says that this system can already be used at 21 major airports, including Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Reagan National Airport, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport, and Los Angeles International Airport.” Having seen its biometric expedited screening program expand across a wide range of US airports over the last few years,…

MWC 2019: CEO Stefan K. Persson Discusses Precise Biometrics’ Expansion Efforts [Audio]

MWC 2019: CEO Stefan K. Persson Discusses Precise Biometrics’ Expansion Efforts [Audio]

Precise Biometrics has unquestionably established itself as one of the market leaders in providing fingerprint algorithm software for mobile devices over the last several years, with its Precise BioMatch technology used in a wide range of smartphones and adjacent devices. Regardless, the mobile biometrics market has become saturated in the last couple of years in…

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