iris scanning

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…

Iris ID Tech Comes to GenKey Platform

Iris ID Tech Comes to GenKey Platform

“…for GenKey the integration offers a substantial expansion of its suite of biometric solutions, empowering its clients with sophisticated iris recognition technology.” GenKey has integrated Iris ID‘s iris recognition technologies into its biometric ID platform, the companies have announced. It’s a big development for Iris ID; GenKey is a major government contractor, delivering biometric ID…

Is Samsung Hinting at In-Display Biometrics for the Galaxy S10?

Is Samsung Hinting at In-Display Biometrics for the Galaxy S10?

Another year, another coy invitation from Samsung to its upcoming ‘Unpacked’ event, where the company will unveil its next flagship smartphone. The company’s latest invitation is even more tight-lipped about what’s in store than last year’s. At that time, Samsung’s Unpacked invitation made it pretty clear that the focus for its Galaxy S9 smartphone would…

CES 2019: Gentex Showcases Iris Biometrics for Connected Cars

CES 2019: Gentex Showcases Iris Biometrics for Connected Cars

“Based on iris recognition, the system is designed to be embedded into a mirror, and to automatically identify a driver with just a glance.” Gentex is once again showcasing cutting-edge connected car technologies at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Among its new offerings is HomeLink Connect, a mobile app that’s designed to pair with a…

Iris ID Gets Major New Certification for India Market

Iris ID Gets Major New Certification for India Market

“We’re pleased to have received BIS certification as India is a very important market for Iris ID. Our products are used not only by government agencies, but also by many commercial organizations.” – Mohammed Murad, Vice President Global Sales and Business Development, Iris ID Iris ID‘s iCAM 7S solution has received an important new certification…

Ohio County Sheriff Looks to Iris Scanning Tech

Ohio County Sheriff Looks to Iris Scanning Tech

Ohio’s Richland County has become the first in the state to see police use iris recognition for the identification of offenders. Applied by the county Sheriff’s Office, the technology is being used to identify individuals who have been arrested and added to local and national databases. It was delivered by BI2 Technologies, which is also…

Iris Recognition Protects and Customizes New Futuristic Vehicle Concept

Iris Recognition Protects and Customizes New Futuristic Vehicle Concept

Gentex technology is once again being used in a futuristic new vehicle concept from Rinspeed. Called the ‘microSNAP’, the new vehicle is a reconfiguration of the Snap concept announced ahead of last year’s Consumer Electronics Show. That vehicle concept revolved around the idea of enabling autonomous flatbed-like chassis to connect with stationary passenger pods, picking…

Princeton Identity Upgrades Auburn University Access Control System

Princeton Identity Upgrades Auburn University Access Control System

“We are honored to have Auburn University as a long-term partner and customer. Their adoption of Princeton Identity’s technology demonstrates a team committed to offering both security and convenience to its student-athletes and staff members.” -Jeff Kohler, Business Development Director, Princeton Identity Princeton Identity has upgraded the biometric access control system of Alabama’s Auburn University,…

Iris Recognition Comes to the USB Key in the eyeDisk

Iris Recognition Comes to the USB Key in the eyeDisk

“The eyeDisk is able to scan a user’s eyes from a distance of 15cm to 25cm, and can authenticate in less than a second, the company says.” A Hong Kong-based startup is officially developing a USB flash drive that uses iris recognition to secure access. Called eye-Disk, the company had created a Kickstarter campaign for…

Iris ID Enrollment Tech Integrated Into Honeywell Pro-Watch Platform

Iris ID Enrollment Tech Integrated Into Honeywell Pro-Watch Platform

“This latest integration means that users of Honeywell Pro-Watch, a security infrastructure platform for the enterprise, can easily enroll individuals for biometric authentication thanks to the iCAM’s use of visual and auditory cues during the biometric enrolment process.” Iris ID has just announced another big new integration of its iris recognition technology: Its iCAM 7S…

Genetec Access Control Platform Gets EyeLock Iris Tech

Genetec Access Control Platform Gets EyeLock Iris Tech

“By including Eyelock products that are fully integrated with Genetec access control systems, our network of experienced, value added resellers and system integrators will be able to help realize substantial features and business benefits for both our organizations.” – Jeff Carter, CEO, EyeLock EyeLock’s iris recognition technology has now come to Genetec’s Security Center Synergis…

Iris ID Biometric Tech Integrated into Smart Lockers and Cabinets

Iris ID Biometric Tech Integrated into Smart Lockers and Cabinets

“The iCAM R100 is non-contact, so it’s not affected by dirt, grease, gloves, facial hair, hats, glasses and other factors that reduce the accuracy of fingerprint and facial recognition systems. We’re very excited to bring our iris-based solution to Real Time Networks.” – Mohammed Murad, VP Sales and Business Development, Iris ID Iris ID‘s biometric…

Iris ID Tech Comes To AMAG’s Symmetry Access Control Platform

Iris ID Tech Comes To AMAG’s Symmetry Access Control Platform

“We are excited to work with the Symmetry Enterprise team to create a seamless solution for large enterprise organizations requiring the extra security afforded by two-factor identity authentication.” – Mohammed Murad, VP Sales and Business Development, Iris ID Biometric technology from Iris ID has now been integrated into AMAG Technology’s Symmetry Enterprise access control platform. The…

Iris ID Tech Now Integrated with Fed Submit Platform

Iris ID Tech Now Integrated with Fed Submit Platform

“The Mentalix solution will make it easier – and faster – for local officials to know who is being booked and released from their facilities.” – Mohammed Murad, Vice President Global Sales and Business Development, Iris ID Iris ID‘s iris biometrics technology is now fully integrated into Mentalix’s Fed Submit platform. The companies’ partnership was first…

Biometric Payments Come to South Africa via Samsung Pay

Biometric Payments Come to South Africa via Samsung Pay

Samsung Pay has now reached South Africa, the company has announced. Samsung’s mobile payments platform arrives in the country with the support of domestic banks Absa and Standard Bank, as well as Visa and Mastercard. Other partners for the launch include Virgin Money, British Airways, and the Avios airfare rewards program. In a post on…

Biometric Vending Machine Features EyeLock Tech

Biometric Vending Machine Features EyeLock Tech

EyeLock‘s partnership with smart vending machine maker ViaTouch Media has born fruit, with the latter’s Vicki device now available. The companies first announced they had teamed up last November, explaining that ViaTouch’s Vicki vending machine would feature artificial intelligence and EyeLock’s iris recognition technology. Now, that vision has been realized in ViaTouch’s automated machine, which…

Iris-Scanning Tablets Enable Aadhaar-based Banking

Iris-Scanning Tablets Enable Aadhaar-based Banking

Axis Bank is staking a claim to being the first financial services institution in India to implement iris-based Aadhaar authentication on a ‘micro ATM’, a term for portable terminals used to enable account access. Axis Bank has embedded iris recognition technology into a tablet device to enable to the functionality as part of its efforts…

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Sports Iris Recognition

Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Sports Iris Recognition

Samsung has brought its iris recognition technology to the tablet. The company has officially launched the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4, and it looks like the device relies primarily on iris scanning for user authentication. It doesn’t even feature a fingerprint sensor. Curiously, in its announcement of the device, Samsung scarcely mentioned its iris scanner. Nor…

Iris Research Brings New Meaning to ‘Liveness Detection’

Iris Research Brings New Meaning to ‘Liveness Detection’

“They trained their deep learning system on a database of 574 near-infrared post-mortem images, as well as a database of 256 images of irises from live subjects…” Polish researchers are working on technology that can prevent fraudsters from using the iris biometrics of dead people. The researchers, Mateusz Trokielewicz, Adam Czajka, and Piotr Maciejewicz, have published…

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