iris recognition

BIOMIG Airport Screening Offers Speed, Convenience, and Security in Colombia

BIOMIG Airport Screening Offers Speed, Convenience, and Security in Colombia

Gemalto is providing further details on its BIOMIG project in Colombia. Commissioned by Migración Colombia, the initiative is being led by Gemalto and its local partner Incomelec SAS, with a technological assist from CMITech. The project revolves around iris recognition, with Colombian citizens aged 12 and up able to enroll their biometrics at any of the…

NEC Iris Tech Proves Most Accurate in NIST Testing

NEC Iris Tech Proves Most Accurate in NIST Testing

“NEC’s solution attained a matching accuracy of 99.33 percent for near-infrared images, with the company asserting in a statement that its solution demonstrated ‘highly precise feature extraction, matching and advanced noise reduction.’” NEC technology attained the highest accuracy ranking in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s recent Iris Exchange (IREX) IX evaluations, the company…

Neurotechnology’s Iris Algorithm Speeds Ahead of Competition in NIST Testing

Neurotechnology’s Iris Algorithm Speeds Ahead of Competition in NIST Testing

Neurotechnology is celebrating the achievements of its iris recognition algorithm software in the latest round of the testing from the National Institute of Standards and Technology. NIST Iris Exchange (or ‘IREX’) IX saw Neurotechnology’s algorithm attain the second best accuracy and the fastest matching speeds of the 46 solutions tested. Offering some further perspective on…

Iris ID Celebrates SIA New Product Showcase Award Win

Iris ID Celebrates SIA New Product Showcase Award Win

“We’re honored the iCAM M300 was recognized by the panel of judges in the New Product Showcase.” – Mohammed Murad, Vice President, Iris ID Iris ID is celebrating its big award win at last week’s ISC West exhibition in Las Vegas. The company’s iCAM M300 solution won in the mobile app category of SIA’s New Product…

MWC 2018: Samsung Galaxy 9S Features Multimodal ‘Intelligent Scan’ Biometrics

MWC 2018: Samsung Galaxy 9S Features Multimodal ‘Intelligent Scan’ Biometrics

“A new user authentication system called Intelligent Scan combines improved facial recognition with the iris scanning technology pioneered by last year’s Galaxy and Note devices to allow for an even more secure…” Samsung’s latest Galaxy smartphone has been announced, and it’s pretty much what was expected: A better version of last year’s Galaxy S8, with…

INTERVIEW: Mohammed Murad, VP Global Business Development and Sales, Iris ID

INTERVIEW: Mohammed Murad, VP Global Business Development and Sales, Iris ID

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Iris ID‘s Vice President of Global Business Development and Sales, Mohammed Murad. The conversation begins on the topic of the recent Somaliland presidential election, in which Iris ID biometric technology played a crucial role, and how the success of that deployment will positively affect the iris biometrics industry…

World Bank Member to Support IrisGuard Expansion in Jordan

World Bank Member to Support IrisGuard Expansion in Jordan

A new partnership will see the expansion of IrisGuard‘s biometric payments solution in the Jordan region. The company has announced it will receive support from the International Finance Corporation, a World Bank Group member concerned with the advancement of the private sector in developing countries. A statement announcing the partnership suggested the organizations’ collaboration will…

FPC Targets Automotive Applications, Partners With Altran

FPC Targets Automotive Applications, Partners With Altran

“The partnership’s announcement comes immediately after FPC’s announcement of its Q4 and year-end results.” Fingerprint Cards has established a new partnership aimed at strengthening its position in the automotive sector. In a short statement announcing its partnership with Altran, FPC said it will offer its fingerprint and iris recognition technologies to the company for “a…

The Biometric Expectation for the Samsung Galaxy S9

The Biometric Expectation for the Samsung Galaxy S9

About a year after its release, it’s fair to say that Samsung did a great job with its Galaxy S8 devices. It helped to set a new design trend for smartphones that prioritized maximum screen space, and its use of iris scanning was an innovation that demonstrated how biometric authentication could be made even more…

Is Samsung Galaxy S9’s ‘Intelligent Scan’ a Face ID Killer?

Is Samsung Galaxy S9’s ‘Intelligent Scan’ a Face ID Killer?

“The dual biometrics could offer Samsung an easy trump card when it comes to comparisons between the security of the iPhone X and its Galaxy S9 smartphone.” It looks like Samsung is indeed preparing an improved facial recognition feature for its next flagship smartphone. The effort was first reported in speculation about the Galaxy S9…

Princeton Identity Provides Facial and Iris Recognition Tech for Dubai Airport

Princeton Identity Provides Facial and Iris Recognition Tech for Dubai Airport

“…Princeton Identity says it has opened a new office in Dubai that will focus on supporting the work at DXB, while also serving as a hub for the company’s other regional offices in Africa and the Middle East.” Biometric technology from Princeton Identity is now helping to process travelers at the Dubai International Airport (DXB).…

FPC and Gentex Working Together on Iris Biometrics for Automotive Applications

FPC and Gentex Working Together on Iris Biometrics for Automotive Applications

Fingerprint Cards and Gentex have announced an exclusive partnership that will see the companies work together on iris-scanning technology for automotive applications. The announcement arrives amid this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, where Gentex has been showcasing connected car technologies including an iris-scanning driver authentication system designed for integration into a vehicle’s rear-view mirror. The system…

INTERVIEW: Christian Fredrikson, President and CEO, Fingerprint Cards

INTERVIEW: Christian Fredrikson, President and CEO, Fingerprint Cards

Fingerprint Cards is a prolific biometric technology vendor, with its fingerprint sensors shipping on 300 smartphone models. But mobile fingerprint scanning is only part of the equation for the company that aims to be a leading biometric company – FPC became a multimodal biometrics provider last year with the acquisition of Delta ID, and the…

VOXX International Corporation Appoints Subsidiary Company EyeLock’s New CEO

VOXX International Corporation Appoints Subsidiary Company EyeLock’s New CEO

VOXX International Corporation announced that Jeff Carter, formerly Chief Technology Officer of EyeLock, LLC , the Company’s majority owned subsidiary, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of EyeLock, effective immediately. EyeLock looks forward to working with Carter, seeing potential in the new CEO, “Jeff has been central to the development of EyeLock’s intellectual property,…

EyeLock to Show Off Access Control, Reference Design Solutions at CES 2018

EyeLock to Show Off Access Control, Reference Design Solutions at CES 2018

EyeLock is getting ready to showcase access control solutions at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show. The company has announced that it’s going to introduce event attendees to its nanoEXT solution, an outdoor version of its nanoNXT access control solution from a couple of years ago. Like that previous solution, nanoEXT uses iris recognition for user…

Stakeholders Celebrate Success of Biometric Election in Somaliland

Stakeholders Celebrate Success of Biometric Election in Somaliland

“In addition to being effective, Iris ID’s technology was also found to be highly efficient.” Various stakeholders are celebrating the successful use of iris recognition technology in Somaliland’s recent presidential election. Authorities used technology provided by Iris ID to register voters ahead of the November election, and to weed out duplicates. Now, Somaliland Press reports…

IrisXR Brings Biometric Authentication to VR Headsets

IrisXR Brings Biometric Authentication to VR Headsets

Xperi subsidiary FotoNation has announced a new iris recognition solution designed for VR and AR applications. Called IrisXR, it’s designed for use with headset devices, with the aim of enabling a high level of security for end users, with FotoNation asserting that it has a false acceptance rate of one in 10 million, as well…

Latest Iteration of Gentex’s Iris-Based Driver Authentication to be Showcased at CES

Latest Iteration of Gentex’s Iris-Based Driver Authentication to be Showcased at CES

Gentex is planning to show off some cutting-edge connected car technologies at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, including innovative biometric and payment systems. Its showcase will include the latest iteration of its iris-based driver authentication system. Embedded in the car’s rear-view mirror, it uses infrared scanning to recognize patterns in the user’s iris, prompting in-car…

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