iris recognition

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Preparing For MWC

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Preparing For MWC

This past week at FindBiometrics we brought Voice Month to a close with a look back on our February festivities. In the industry news section voice recognition was still making headlines, fingerprints (especially Touch ID) were all over the place, and mobility remained a prominent topic as eyes turn to Barcelona for next week’s Mobile…

FotoNation Expands Biometric Capabilities with SSL Acquisition

FotoNation Expands Biometric Capabilities with SSL Acquisition

FotoNation Limited has acquired Smart Sensors Limited (SSL) in a bid to expand the biometric capabilities of its products. The acquisition closed in the fourth quarter of last year. FotoNation specializes in providing face recognition and tracking technology for deployment in high-end digital cameras and smartphones. SSL, meanwhile, develops iris recognition systems, and has engineered…

Indian State Adopts Iris Scanning for Pension Payments

Indian State Adopts Iris Scanning for Pension Payments

An iris recognition system is going to be used to identify pensioners for their payments in Andhra Pradesh, according to an NDTV article. This new system will replace the thumbprint identification system currently in place in the Indian Krishna district. It’s part of an effort to cut down on fraud, according to one official. In…

Multiple Biometric Modalities to Protect UAE Borders Thanks To New Morpho Contract

Multiple Biometric Modalities to Protect UAE Borders Thanks To New Morpho Contract

The United Arab Emirates will soon see its border security bolstered thanks to a new contract that will see Morpho (Safran) providing fingerprint, voice and face recognition technology through an e-Border project. Morpho received the contract (which was awarded through the UAE Ministry of Interior) through eIMASS. The project will see the implementation of a…

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