Middle East

FPC Sensor Used in Middle East Biometric Payment Card Project

FPC Sensor Used in Middle East Biometric Payment Card Project

A Fingerprint Cards sensor is being used in a new Visa-led pilot of biometric payment card technology. In a statement, the company announced that it’s the provider of a touch sensor for “the recently announced battery-less dual interface (chip- and contactless-enabled) biometric payment card pilot with Visa,” adding that the card technology being used in…

UAE Offices Point to Strengthened Middle East Focus for Suprema

UAE Offices Point to Strengthened Middle East Focus for Suprema

Suprema has announced a regional subsidiary dedicated to the Middle Eastern market. Suprema Middle East FZCO’s offices will be located in the Dubai Airport Free Zone, and it will be headed by Mohamed El Shenawy, who has been appointed Regional Sales Director. In a statement announcing the new organization, Suprema explained that it has been…

Gulf Bank Kuwait Enables Multimodal Biometrics With Daon

Gulf Bank Kuwait Enables Multimodal Biometrics With Daon

Customers of Gulf Bank Kuwait who prefer to do their banking from their phones will have a more secure and convenient way to authenticate thanks to the financial institution’s partnership with Daon. Today, Gulf Bank Kuwait and Daon announced that the latter’s IdentityX biometric platform will be enabling fingerprint and face recognition for the bank’s…

Logistics Firm Marketing ImageWare Tech in Middle East

Logistics Firm Marketing ImageWare Tech in Middle East

Biometrics developer ImageWare has entered into a partnership with logistics solutions provider Agility, the companies have announced. They plan to create a joint venture company that Agility will use to market and sell ImageWare technology to its own partners and clients. Based in Kuwait, Agility’s partner and client network stretches across much of the Middle…

CMITech Names Iris Biometrics Distributor in Turkey

CMITech Names Iris Biometrics Distributor in Turkey

Iris biometrics developer CMITech has announced that its has entered into a reseller agreement with Sensormatic Güvenlik Hizmetleri Tic. A.S., as well as its distribution affiliate Y3K Güvenlik Teknolojileri A.S., positioning the companies as its exclusive distributors in Turkey. Additionally, Sensormatic will retain its non-exclusive reselling rights in the Middle East region. “Sensormatic is the…