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IDEX To Showcase Biometric Sensor For Smart Cards At Money20/20

IDEX To Showcase Biometric Sensor For Smart Cards At Money20/20

“IDEX is performing its sampling at a time of intense excitement in the emerging biometric smart card market…” IDEX will showcase its biometric sensor for smart cards at this year’s Money20/20. The announcement comes soon after IDEX announced it had started sampling its smart card sensors at the end of September, with IDEX now reporting…

IDEX Sampling Smart Card Sensors With New Clients in Asia Pacific

IDEX Sampling Smart Card Sensors With New Clients in Asia Pacific

IDEX is sampling its smart card sensors with new clients, the company says. In a statement, IDEX did not name the clients in question, saying only that they comprise “several new card integrators in Asia Pacific”, and that they are looking to government ID and access control applications. Commenting further, IDEX CEO Dr. Hemant Mardia…

IDEX Points to ‘Billion Unit Potential’ in Pitch to Investors

IDEX Points to ‘Billion Unit Potential’ in Pitch to Investors

IDEX is making its pitch to investors and analysts at a couple of financial conferences. Today, the company’s CFO, Henrik Knudtzon, delivered a presentation at the DNB Nordic Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) Conference in Oslo. Knudtzon’s presentation focused on opportunities in the mobile, Internet of Things, and biometric smart cards market, which together offered…

IDEX First Half Report Depicts Building Momentum

IDEX First Half Report Depicts Building Momentum

“The trend toward in-display fingerprint sensors on mobile devices also presents “unique opportunities for using the IDEX off-chip sensor,” according to the report.” IDEX has issued its Q2 and first half update for 2017. The quarter saw revenues of NOK 4.7 million, compared to NOK 14.1 million in Q2 of 2016. Looking to the full…

IDEX to Issue Interim Update on August 10th

IDEX to Issue Interim Update on August 10th

IDEX will issue its half-year report for 2017 on August 10th, the company has announced. The report will review what has been an eventful first half of the year, with some particularly salient events in the second quarter. April saw the revelation that IDEX technology was being used in Mastercard’s new biometric payment cards, for…

The First European Trial Of Mastercard’s New Biometric Payment Cards Has Concluded

The First European Trial Of Mastercard’s New Biometric Payment Cards Has Concluded

The first European trial of Mastercard’s new biometric payment cards has concluded, with successful results continuing the program’s momentum. The development comes after Mastercard announced the first successful trials of its biometric payment cards in Africa this spring, with the company promising further trials to come in Europe and the APAC region. The first European…

IDEX Announces Refined Matching Algorithm for Smart Cards

IDEX Announces Refined Matching Algorithm for Smart Cards

IDEX has developed a new biometric matching algorithm tailored for smart card applications. In a statement announcing the solution, the company said the algorithm was “specifically designed to deliver a step-function improvement in performance for applications with acute power, processing and memory limitations.” Commenting further, IDEX CEO Dr. Hemant Mardia said the solution is built upon…

Money20/20 Europe: IDEX Flexible Fingerprint Sensor Gets Demoed

Money20/20 Europe: IDEX Flexible Fingerprint Sensor Gets Demoed

IDEX‘s flexible fingerprint sensor is being shown off at this week’s Money20/20 Europe event, the company has announced. Following the revelation that IDEX ‘s fingerprint sensor technology was being used in a biometric payment card being trialed by Mastercard, IDEX officially announced its flexible, low-power fingerprint sensor at the end of last week. The company…

IDEX Announces Flexible, Low-Power Fingerprint Sensor for NFC Cards

IDEX Announces Flexible, Low-Power Fingerprint Sensor for NFC Cards

IDEX has announced a new flexible, low-power fingerprint sensor designed for integration into NFC smart cards. In a statement announcing the new solution, the company asserts that it’s already “sampling with a European top-tier card integrator.” The company also reports that it is seeing “strong interest” from other organizations, particularly Asia-based card integrators, and that…

MIT Researchers Advance Low-Power Speech Recognition

MIT Researchers Advance Low-Power Speech Recognition

A team of MIT researchers have developed a speech recognition chip that they claim uses only 0.2 to 10 milliwatts of power for every full watt that a standard phone-based speech recognition system would use, reports MIT News. The technology is based on a neural network structure that only activates more complex sections of processing…

NEXT Biometrics’ Latest Sensors Aimed at Smart Card Market

NEXT Biometrics’ Latest Sensors Aimed at Smart Card Market

NEXT Biometrics has announced the introduction of a new generation of fingerprint sensors that are aimed specifically at scoring the company a leading position in the much sought after smart card market. As with all of NEXT’s sensor products, the latest full sized fingerprint sensors are low powered and low cost, making them ideal for…

Synopsis and Sensory Unveil Voice Recognition for IoT

Synopsis and Sensory Unveil Voice Recognition for IoT

Software developer Synopsis, Inc. and vision- and voice-based UX tech firm Sensory, Inc. have announced what they call an ultra-low power voice recognition system. Running on Synopsis’ low-power ARC EM5D processor, Sensory’s TrulyHandsfree system is being promoted for mobile and Internet of Things applications. Speaking in a press release, Sensory, Inc. VP Bernard Brafman emphasized…

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