iris recognition

Iris ID, Integrated Biometrics Combine Tech in Multimodal Handheld

Iris ID, Integrated Biometrics Combine Tech in Multimodal Handheld

Two of the industry’s most high-profile biometric solutions have now combined in one multimodal handheld device. The integration comprises Iris ID‘s iCAM M300 handheld with Integrated Biometrics‘ Sherlock fingerprint scanner. The latter can now snap onto the iCAM M300, forming one lightweight mobile unit. Integrated Biometrics’ FBI-certified Sherlock fingerprint scanner has built a solid reputation…

CES 2020: Gentex Shows off Automotive Iris Biometrics

CES 2020: Gentex Shows off Automotive Iris Biometrics

“The company is evidently keen to get consumers familiar with this kind of biometric technology as smart and connected cars get an increasing number of sophisticated IT components.” Biometric driver authentication will be among the technologies showcased by Gentex at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, the company has announced. The system revolves around iris recognition,…

Mobile Biometrics, KYCC, and a Big Award in This Week’s Top Stories Roundup

Mobile Biometrics, KYCC, and a Big Award in This Week’s Top Stories Roundup

2019 is about to come to a close, yet big news in the biometrics industry has continued right up to the end, as this week’s roundup of FindBiometrics’ top stories illustrates. That having been said, it is a somewhat unusual one for its inclusion of two articles from the world of mobile biometrics, first reported…

Laxton Integrates ImageWare Software into Chameleon Devices

Laxton Integrates ImageWare Software into Chameleon Devices

ImageWare has joined forces with the Laxton Group to provide law enforcement agencies with better biometric identity tech for use in the field. To that end, Laxton will integrate ImageWare’s biometric software into its line of rugged Chameleon devices in addition to becoming an approved ImageWare reseller. Laxton’s Chameleon hardware allows law enforcement officers to…

Samsung Galaxy Iris Sensors Now Support Google’s Biometric API

Samsung Galaxy Iris Sensors Now Support Google’s Biometric API

Samsung has updated the iris scanners in its Galaxy S9 and Note9 smartphones to now support the new Google Biometric API. Samsung’s iris scanning tech was first debuted in 2016 in Samsung’s Galaxy Note7, and promised a new fool-proof form of biometric security on the notion that a person’s irises are unique and nearly impossible…

IriTech Promotes IriKey as Secure ID and Financial Platform

IriTech Promotes IriKey as Secure ID and Financial Platform

IriTech is highlighting the utility of the IriKey wallet for people who need to secure and transfer high-value financial assets. In a new statement, the company specifically mentions online gambling, cryptocurrency, and overseas remittances, presenting the IriKey as a more secure alternative to conventional financial platforms.   The IriKey itself is a hardware wallet with…

Report Finds Aadhaar Excludes Homeless and Transgender Citizens

Report Finds Aadhaar Excludes Homeless and Transgender Citizens

A new report from the Dalberg consulting firm suggests that India’s Aadhaar program is currently excluding some of the country’s most vulnerable demographics. The report specifically calls attention to India’s homeless and transgender communities, noting that 30 percent of the homeless population and more than 25 percent of the transgender population are still not registered…

Fingerprints Launches Touchless 2.0 Face and Iris Scanning Platform

Fingerprints Launches Touchless 2.0 Face and Iris Scanning Platform

“With its upgraded Touchless 2.0 platform, Fingerprint Cards says it is targeting a range of application areas including mobile devices, payments, the automotive sector, and access control.” Fingerprint Cards continues its expansion beyond fingerprint recognition with the announcement of Touchless 2.0, a biometric platform combining facial recognition and iris recognition. While FPC gained renown primarily…

Tascent Founder Signs on as Paravision’s New CPO

Tascent Founder Signs on as Paravision’s New CPO

Joey Pritikin has joined Paravision as the company’s new Chief Product Officer (CPO). Pritikin is the founder of Tascent, and is leaving his Co-CEO post at Tascent to take on the Paravision position.  “Paravision’s ability to attract industry veterans like Joey demonstrates the potential of our technology and the opportunity for growth in the computer…

HYPR and MITRE Study Evaluates Three Biometric Modalities for Accessibility

HYPR and MITRE Study Evaluates Three Biometric Modalities for Accessibility

HYPR and MITRE have released the results of a study that examined the usability of various forms of biometric authentication for people with vision or hearing disabilities. The study leveraged HYPR’s True Passwordless Security platform, which meets the latest FIDO standards and is compatible with iOS, Android, and web applications. The study evaluated the utility…

News Roundup: FindBiometrics’ Most Popular Articles

News Roundup: FindBiometrics’ Most Popular Articles

This week’s roundup of FindBiometrics’ most popular articles once again offers a varied assortment of topics, sectors, and technologies. First up is IDEX Biometrics’ news that it is preparing to fulfill a multi-year, multimillion-dollar order of its dual-interface fingerprint sensor technology. The company has been strongly focused on the emerging area of biometric payment cards…

MarketsandMarkets Forecasts $4.3 Billion Iris Recognition Market

MarketsandMarkets Forecasts $4.3 Billion Iris Recognition Market

Biometrics News – Iris Recognition MarketsandMarkets has released a new report that predicts that the iris recognition market will climb from $2.3 billion to $4.3 billion between 2019 and 2024. The figure represents a CAGR of 13.2 percent. The research firm attributes the projected growth to the need for strong security in both the public and the…

Iris ID’s New Biometric Time Clock Supports Range of Third Party Software

Iris ID’s New Biometric Time Clock Supports Range of Third Party Software

“We’re working with innovative application software vendors in the workforce management markets to revolutionize the time and attendance function with new apps providing affordable solutions for the basic or very specific requirements of virtually any organization.” – Mohammed Murad, Vice President, Global Sales & Business Development, Iris ID Iris ID has launched a new biometric…

Iris ID White Paper Outlines Biometric Needs, Opportunities in Healthcare

Iris ID White Paper Outlines Biometric Needs, Opportunities in Healthcare

Iris ID has issued a new white paper on the exciting opportunities emerging in healthcare through biometric technology – and, of course, iris recognition in particular. It’s a timely analysis. As the report notes, multiple industry reports have predicted that the global healthcare biometrics market will see considerable growth over the next several years; Credence…

IDEMIA ‘Deepening Investment’ in Biometric Tech for Pacific Airport/Border Control Market

IDEMIA ‘Deepening Investment’ in Biometric Tech for Pacific Airport/Border Control Market

IDEMIA is intensifying its efforts to target the APAC and Australian markets for biometric airport and border control solutions, the company has announced. In a statement, IDEMIA did not put attach a monetary figure to its enhanced efforts, but indicated that it “is expanding its investment in its people in Canberra and Sydney.” The company…

UNHCR Deputy Highlights Digital Identity, Biometrics in Roosevelt Speech

UNHCR Deputy Highlights Digital Identity, Biometrics in Roosevelt Speech

A senior executive with the United Nations’ refugee agency has taken another high-profile opportunity to highlight the benefits of the biometric identification of displaced persons. The executive in this case was Kelly T. Clements, the UNHCR’s Deputy High Commissioner. She was speaking at Roosevelt University’s Center for New Deal Studies for the prestigious annual Franklin…

LEAF Access Cards Now Support Iris ID Biometrics

LEAF Access Cards Now Support Iris ID Biometrics

Iris ID will be demonstrating IrisAccess-LEAF interoperability from booth 1281 at the Global Security Exchange, September 10th to 12th at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Iris ID‘s IrisAccess platform is now compatible with LEAF access cards, opening the door to sophisticated, high-level security in biometric access control. LEAF access cards feature MiFare DESFire EV1 and EV2 technologies.…

Messaging, Technical Problems Threaten Afghanistan’s Biometric Election

Messaging, Technical Problems Threaten Afghanistan’s Biometric Election

Afghanistan is poised to proceed with biometric voter verification technologies in this year’s election, but mismanagement and technical issues threaten to mar the process. The plan had been to enhance the integrity of the presidential election through the use of fingerprint-, iris-, and face-scanning technologies, with officials delaying polling from an initial timeframe in April…

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