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Biometric e-ID Solution to Help Alabamans File Taxes

Biometric e-ID Solution to Help Alabamans File Taxes

The Alabama Department of Revenue is going to test out MorphoTrust‘s e-ID solution for this season’s tax filing. The pilot program will allow participating Alabamans to file their taxes online using MorphoTrust’s mobile ID solution for iOS. The app uses facial recognition to authenticate users, comparing smartphone images of their state-issued ID documents to selfie…

ID Verification Specialist to Integrate MorphoTrust Biometric Tech

ID Verification Specialist to Integrate MorphoTrust Biometric Tech

“It’s an area that is certainly not unfamiliar to MorphoTrust technology, with the company being a major provider of government-issued identity documents, and also bringing its biometric authentication technology to cutting-edge mobile ID projects.” MorphoTrust has teamed up with Boston-based Confirm Inc. to integrate its biometric authentication technologies into the latter’s commercial document verification and…

Biometric Traveler Screening Program Gets 11 New Airline Partners

Biometric Traveler Screening Program Gets 11 New Airline Partners

The Transportation Security Administration has brought 11 additional airlines into the fold of the TSA PreCheck program. There are now 30 airlines participating in PreCheck, which uses biometric authentication to offer expedited security screening to participating travelers. The newest airlines to support the service are Aruba Airlines, Avianca, Boutique Airlines, Emirates, Key Lime Air, Miami Air…

MorphoTrust Expands Biometric Screening Program Beyond Air Travel

MorphoTrust Expands Biometric Screening Program Beyond Air Travel

“Dubbed Fast Pass by IdentoGO, the expanded solution has the same basis, requiring the registration of fingerprints and other data ahead of time, but now enables faster security screening at participating event venues.” MorphoTrust is expanding its TSA Pre-Check biometric pre-screening system to concerts and other entertainment venues, the company has announced. The system has long…

IdentoGO Hits the Road to Promote TSA PreCheck

IdentoGO Hits the Road to Promote TSA PreCheck

“It’s the latest effort to raise the public profile of TSA PreCheck, with IdentoGO having set up numerous temporary enrollment centers across the country over the summer months to help ease the pressure at airports during the busy travel season.” IdentoGO is hitting the road to spread the news about TSA PreCheck, MorphoTrust’s biometric pre-screening…

TSA PreCheck Enrollment is Coming to the DMV

TSA PreCheck Enrollment is Coming to the DMV

Virginia residents will soon be able to enroll for TSA PreCheck at the DMV. It’s the product of a new partnership between MorphoTrust and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, which will work together to bring TSA PreCheck enrollment to nine DMV locations in the state by the end of the year, with a tenth…

Temporary PreCheck Enrollment Center to Enable 1,000 More Appointments

Temporary PreCheck Enrollment Center to Enable 1,000 More Appointments

A new, temporary TSA PreCheck enrollment center is available to help Dallas-area travelers expedite the security screening process at a number of US airports. The facility opened this past Tuesday and is in operation from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. during the workweek, and from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. this Saturday, it’s final day…

Utah Rolls Out New MorphoTrust Driver Licenses

Utah Rolls Out New MorphoTrust Driver Licenses

Utah’s Driver License Division (DLD) has begun to issue new driver licenses produced by MorphoTrust USA. As of yesterday, Utah residents renewing or applying for a driver license will receive the new identity documents, which feature an updated design and encoded elements that will help to ensure the driver licenses are secure against identity fraud. It’s…

Temporary TSA PreCheck Enrollment Centers to Help Ease Travel Pressure with Biometrics

Temporary TSA PreCheck Enrollment Centers to Help Ease Travel Pressure with Biometrics

IdentoGO is getting ready to open 14 temporary enrollment centers for TSA PreCheck, the biometric pre-screening program aimed at expediting passenger screening at airports. IdentoGO says the temporary facilities will be located close to major airports in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, and Seattle. In a…

Alabamians Can Use Selfie Authentication for Tax Filings

Alabamians Can Use Selfie Authentication for Tax Filings

Alabama officials are working with MorphoTrust USA (Safran) to offer citizens a biometric authentication solution for their tax returns. Based on MorphoTrust’s eID (‘electronic ID’) solution, the system will let citizens use a selfie to validate the authenticity of their tax filings. Those who opt in will be required to submit photos of their faces along…

All MorphoTrust ID Factories Now ISO Certified

All MorphoTrust ID Factories Now ISO Certified

MorphoTrust (Safran) has now received ISO 14298 certification for all of its driver license factories, the company has announced. The certification covers security processes in credential printing, essentially verifying that a given facility’s printing systems feature the highest level of security. MorphoTrust became the first US ID manufacturer to receive this certification for its production…

MorphoTrust Highlights PreCheck as TSA Wait Time Solution

MorphoTrust Highlights PreCheck as TSA Wait Time Solution

The US Transportation Security Administration is seeking to improve the efficiency of airport security screening, and MorphoTrust USA is expanding its efforts with TSA PreCheck accordingly, the company says. TSA PreCheck is the expedited screening program based on biometric identification, and administrated by MorphoTrust. Individuals who enroll are essentially pre-cleared for security, with their fingerprints…

MorphoTrust Solutions Get SAFETY Act Approval

MorphoTrust Solutions Get SAFETY Act Approval

MorphoTrust USA (Safran) has achieved SAFETY Act certification for two of its flagship solutions – its Universal Enrollment Services (UES) and Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) platforms. SAFETY Act certification is issued by the Department of Homeland Security. The program’s aim is essentially to promote the development of anti-terrorism technologies and services by offering legal liability protections…

Nebraska DMV to Implement MorphoTrust Tablet Testing

Nebraska DMV to Implement MorphoTrust Tablet Testing

MorphoTrust USA (Safran) is going to provide the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles with a tablet-based examination system for driver license testing. Called MorphoTrust RoadTest, the system is AAMVA- and FMCSA-compliant, and is designed to replace all paper-based driver license testing. MorphoTrust says the tablet itself is rugged yet lightweight, and it features handwriting recognition software…

TSA PreCheck Enrollments Pass Two Million Mark

TSA PreCheck Enrollments Pass Two Million Mark

Over two million travelers have signed up for the Transportation Security Administration’s TSA PreCheck program, MorphoTrust USA (Safran) has announced. MorphoTrust, via its IdentoGo centers, is TSA PreCheck’s exclusive enrollment services provider. TSA PreCheck offers pre-screening services for travelers, enabling expedited security screening at participating airports. Travelers provide biographic and biometric data upon signing up at…

MorphoTrust CSO to Advise on Brandeis University Curriculum

MorphoTrust CSO to Advise on Brandeis University Curriculum

MorphoTrust USA‘s Chief Security Officer is joining Brandeis University’s Graduate Professional Studies (GPS) advisory board. It’s a panel of executives from a range of companies, universities, and other organizations tasked with advising on how to ensure that the university’s curriculum content aligns with the needs of students’ prospective fields of work. MorphoTrust’s Dennis Kallelis was…

MorphoTrust Named CSO50 Award Honoree for Production Security

MorphoTrust Named CSO50 Award Honoree for Production Security

Identity solutions provider MorphoTrust (Safran) has received a major new accolade from CSO for its production standards. The company has been named a 2016 CSO50 Award honoree ahead of the CSO50 Conference + Awards event next April (18th – 20th) in Arizona. The award recognizes the security processes in place at MorphoTrust’s US driver license facilities. The…

DoD Renews MorphoTrust ABIS Contract for $3.5m

DoD Renews MorphoTrust ABIS Contract for $3.5m

The US Department of Defense (DoD) is sticking with MorphoTrust‘s Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS). The DoD is going ahead with its third year renewal option in a licensing deal valued at $3.5 million. ABIS is a large-scale biometric identification platform that the DoD uses to manage identification records and for identity verification more generally.…

IdentoGO Hours Expanded for TSA PreCheck Enrollment

IdentoGO Hours Expanded for TSA PreCheck Enrollment

MorphoTrust USA (Safran)’s IdentoGO centers are expanding their hours of operation, the company has announced. It’s part of an effort to make it more convenient for Americans interested in enrolling in the TSA PreCheck program to get signed up. TSA PreCheck is, of course, the Transportation Security Administration’s pre-screening program for travelers interested in an expedited…

News Roundup: GIS 2015, National ID

News Roundup: GIS 2015, National ID

Last week at FindBiometrics we kicked off the fall conference season at the Global Identity Summit (GIS 2015) while preparations were made for ASIS 2015. Fingerprints remained the dominant modality in the industry news as our featured look at National ID had us talking about ambitious biometric deployments all across the globe. Here are last…

Tax Agencies Tap MorphoTrust for eID Solution

Tax Agencies Tap MorphoTrust for eID Solution

North Carolinian and Georgian tax collection agencies are collaborating together with MorphoTrust USA (Safran) to implement new electronic IDs (eIDs) to help fight tax fraud. The eID program will be rolled out in a pilot project, with optional opt-in available to interested citizens. In a press release, MorphoTrust explained that the eID will leverage the…

MorphoTrust Security Extends to Production Process

MorphoTrust Security Extends to Production Process

MorphoTrust’s dedication to security extends beyond the sophistication of its technologies, with a new certification acknowledging the high security standards applied to the company’s production facilities as well. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has given MorphoTrust USA (Safran) the ISO 14298 certification for its driver license production facilities, acknowledging the high-level security standards in…

Iowa Tests Mobile Driver’s Licences

Iowa Tests Mobile Driver’s Licences

Iowa’s Department of Transportation (DoT) is testing out new mobile driver’s licences, or mDLs. The pilot project is using software developed by identity solutions provider MorphoTrust USA (Safran). It’s essentially what it sounds like: an official, state-issued driver’s licence, but on a mobile device. In addition to the convenience of having a driver’s license on…

News Roundup: Smartphones and Fingerprints

News Roundup: Smartphones and Fingerprints

Last week at FindBiometrics we began our featured examination of invisible biometrics while smartphones and fingerprint sensors dominated the industry news. The headlines were rounded out with biometric commerce news, voice recognition innovation from Sensory, and government biometrics. Here is a look at last week’s top stories: Smartphones and Fingerprints Fingerprint Cards made big waves…

MorphoTrust Extends IdentoGO Hours

MorphoTrust Extends IdentoGO Hours

The TSA PreCheck program could see an enrollment boost from expanded hours of operation at the administrating IdentoGO application centers. TSA PreCheck is, of course, an ambitious collaboration between America’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and MorphTrust USA (Safran) to fast-track passenger screening at airports via biometric identification. Individuals provide their IdentoGO enrollment centers, and after that…

News Roundup: Accomplishment and Innovation

News Roundup: Accomplishment and Innovation

This past week at FindBiometrics the news was filled with accomplishments and endorsements. Expansions and contracts also made headlines, rounding out a week that saw an number of research reports and Q1 fiscal updates. Here is a look at the top identity management stories from the week that was. Mobility and Authentication The two most popular…

Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against MorphoTrust Dropped

Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against MorphoTrust Dropped

Four patent infringement lawsuits against MorphoTrust USA (Safran) have been dropped, the company has announced. All it took was a bit of basic defensive maneuvering. The lawsuits were filed by a company called Blue Spike back in 2012 and 2013, and eventually pushed MorphoTrust to file two defensive claims of its own with the Court of…

Nashville Band Signs Up for PreCheck at IdentoGO Party

Nashville Band Signs Up for PreCheck at IdentoGO Party

TSA PreCheck recently saw its millionth enrollment, and continues to open IdentoGO enrollment centers across the country for interested travelers. MorphoTrust’s IdentoGO hosted an open house at its Nashville office today in an effort to promote the TSA PreCheck program. As the company had promised, there was food and fun to be had, in addition…

IdentoGO Hosts Open House Party for TSA PreCheck

IdentoGO Hosts Open House Party for TSA PreCheck

MorphoTrust’s IdentoGO is hosting an open house at its Nashville office, inviting members of the public to come and enroll in TSA PreCheck. The event will feature live music, food including a free lunch for the first 50 guests, and passport photo services. The company’s TSA PreCheck program is, of course, the plane passenger fast-tracking initiative undertaken…

MorphoTrust Celebrates One Million PreCheck Enrollments

MorphoTrust Celebrates One Million PreCheck Enrollments

Today, MorphoTrust USA (Safran) announced that it has enrolled over one million Americans in the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA’s) traveler screening program, PreCheck. MorphoTrust is the exclusive provider of biometric enrollment services for the TSA PreCheck program, and the one million mark is a major milestone for the company and the border control initiative. According…

EyeLock and MorphoTrust Team Up in Major Partnership

EyeLock and MorphoTrust Team Up in Major Partnership

EyeLock Inc. and MorphoTrust USA (Safran) have joined forces in a major strategic partnership. Their goal is to provide a comprehensive set of biometric services at the enterprise level and in the fields of financial services, air terminal security, and motor vehicle administration. It’s a pretty significant partnership, as both companies already loom large in…

New Alaska Air Board Members Could Help Push Biometric Integration

New Alaska Air Board Members Could Help Push Biometric Integration

The parent company of Alaska Airlines has added two new members to its board. Kathy Savitt and Dhiren Fonseca will both join the Alaska Air Group board as the company moves forward with technological innovations that it hopes will give it a competitive edge in the market. Ms Savitt’s is in marketing and communications, having…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Global Identity Summit and Biometrics UnPlugged

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Global Identity Summit and Biometrics UnPlugged

This past week FindBiometrics was in Tampa, covering Biometrics UnPlugged and the Global Identity Summit from the ground floor. That didn’t mean it was a week without the regular industry news though, with product launches, partnerships, contract announcements and research reports all making their way onto our radar. Monday was the second annual Biometrics UnPlugged…

Global Identity Summit: MorphoTrust Awarded NSTIC Pilot

Global Identity Summit: MorphoTrust Awarded NSTIC Pilot

This morning that the Global Identity Summit in Tampa, Florida, NSTIC senior executive advisor Jeremy Grant took the main stage for the day’s first keynote. During Grant’s presentation, between entertaining and illustrative slides of unicorns and Star Wars characters (it was a great keynote), he announced three newly awarded NSTIC pilot programs. The recipients of…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: FBI Preserves Historical Biometrics

This past week at FindBiometrics we brought our summer event – The Road to Biometrics UnPlugged – to a close in the featured articles section while announcements started to roll in regarding what to expect during the Global Identity Summit in Tampa this September. On top of that we had product announcements, new performance milestones…

DMV To Benefit From Virtual Lines Thanks To New MorphoTrust Partnership

DMV To Benefit From Virtual Lines Thanks To New MorphoTrust Partnership

An identity management solutions filled world is one that is ultimately secure and convenient. With mobility and biometrics reaching new heights of popularity, both in the hands of consumers and across vertical markets, daily inconveniences like airport security wait times, inefficient attendance tracking and security questions for phone banking are all slowly disappearing. Next on…

MorphoTrust USA Opens Several New Enrollment Centers

MorphoTrust USA Opens Several New Enrollment Centers

MorphoTrust USA (Safran) – a provider of identity solutions in the United States – has been an active collaborator with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Thanks to the increasing interest in biometric border control solutions, including pre-approved travel screening programs, that collaboration has put MorphoTrust in the news frequently as of late. Earlier this week…

MorphoTrust Wins E-CAT Contract, Will Expedite Passenger Screening

MorphoTrust Wins E-CAT Contract, Will Expedite Passenger Screening

Recently, MorphoTrust USA (Safran) was chosen by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to provide Central Authentication Technology (E-CAT) to all airports across the United States of America. The contract will last seven years and has a ceiling of $85 million. MorphoTrust, a long time collaborator with the TSA, will be providing airports with the capability…

MorphoTrust Transitions HTAP To UES, Makes Biometric Enrollment More Accessible

MorphoTrust Transitions HTAP To UES, Makes Biometric Enrollment More Accessible

Identity services provider MorphoTrust USA (Safran) has been aggressively supporting the Transportation Security Administration’s Universal Enrollment Services (UES). Today, the company announced that it has completed the transfer of the TSA’s Hazardous Materials Endorsement Threat Assessment Program (HTAP) over to UES, making enrollment in the standard more accessible and efficient. The HTAP enrollment procedure involves…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: A Truly Multi-Modal Week

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: A Truly Multi-Modal Week

This week at findBIOEMTRICS we brought Multi-Modal Month to a close, but you wouldn’t know it taking a look at the industry news section. For a month dedicated to the diversity of biometrics, identity management solutions and their applications, the final week of June was truly emblematic of the theme. We started the week with…

Travelers Across The Globe Say Yes To Biometric Border Control

Travelers Across The Globe Say Yes To Biometric Border Control

A recent report from Accenture has shown that the majority of citizens surveyed in six countries – Australia, France, Germany, the United States, Japan and the United Kingdom – are willing to share their biometric data when travelling across international borders. Eighty-nine percent of the 3,000 respondents support biometric border control. The statistic is made…

Six New Biometric Enrollment Centers Added By MorphoTrust To US Airports

Six New Biometric Enrollment Centers Added By MorphoTrust To US Airports

If you’ve been keeping up with findBIOMETRICS over the past few months, you will have noticed an increasing trend in the industry news: articles about biometric border control solutions are increasing in frequency. This is to be expected, recent research has shown that border control markets, specifically those that deal in automated security checkpoints, are…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Border Control, Biometric Payment and Multi-Modal Month

This past week at findBIOMETRICS was filled with a diverse selection of news, a nice convenience considering that the wide range of topics, applications and technologies is the focus of our first ever Multi-Modal Month. We saw some leadership changes at Precise Biometrics, a number of border control stories, the birth of a new company,…

Biometric Border Control From CLEAR To Launch In Las Vegas Airport

If you’re just tuning in to the discussion of automated border control, you should know that the market is in the midst of a growth period. According to recent research published by Acuity Market Intelligence, the global market for Automated Border Control eGates and kiosks will exceed $1.2 billion in annual revenue by 2020, growing…

Demand For Biometric Identity Services Is Creating Jobs in Illinois

Demand For Biometric Identity Services Is Creating Jobs in Illinois

Today, MorphoTrust USA (Safran) opened a new, larger facility in Springfield Illinois (at 3501 Hollis Drive) which promises to create more jobs in support of the identity services industry. Primarily these will be front end communications jobs owed to the new building’s larger customer service call center. The increased customer service focus is in response…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: National ID, Border Control and Biometric Software

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: National ID, Border Control and Biometric Software

This week at findBIOMETRICS we entered Biometric Software Month. As will be custom with our monthly featured content, this means that we took a broad look at the subject with an informative week one primer of the topic. Inspired by the theme of the month, our new biometrics blog Pop Cultural Identity Management examined how…

MorphoTrust Opens Biometric Enrollment Centers Supporting TSA Program

MorphoTrust Opens Biometric Enrollment Centers Supporting TSA Program

MorphoTrust USA (Safran) announced today that it has opened new enrollment centres in service of customers applying for the TSA Pre✓ program: an advanced screening initiative offered by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The new biometric enrollment centers have opened at eight locations across the United States including Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Cleveland Hopkins…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Biometrics, Age Estimation and Physical Access

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Biometrics, Age Estimation and Physical Access

The second week of Physical Access Control Month at findBIOMETRICS has come to a close, and in terms of industry news there was no shortage of on-topic reporting. Zwipe AS announced that it received an award from the Security Industry Association this month for its physical access control biometric smart card solution. The Zwipe biometric card…

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