Multimodal

Laxton Group Brings Chameleon D to ID4Africa

Laxton Group Brings Chameleon D to ID4Africa

“In addition to South Africa, Laxton’s authentication solutions have already been deployed in Guinea, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe (amongst other countries), which further demonstrates the growing interest in biometric technology.” Laxton Group is bringing the Chameleon D to South Africa. The newly announced multimodal desktop device is the latest addition to the company’s Chameleon line…

INTERVIEW: Invixium CEO Shiraz Kapadia on ISC West and Biometrics Industry Trends

FindBiometrics is in Las Vegas this week reporting live from ISC West. The exhibition hall opens tomorrow, April 10, and Canadian biometrics company Invixium will be exhibiting from booth 22109, showcasing its advanced multimodal identity and access solutions at the biggest converged security expo in the United States. Prior to the show, FindBiometrics President Peter…

INTERVIEW: Philip Beck, CEO, Ipsidy

INTERVIEW: Philip Beck, CEO, Ipsidy

FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Philip Beck, CEO of Ipsidy – a leading provider of mobile biometric security solutions. The conversation begins with an overview of the company’s history and a rundown of its product lineup. Beck and O’Neill proceed to discuss some of the big biometric trends of 2019 as outlined by…

INTERVIEW: Jeff Maynard, CEO, President and Founder, Biometric Signature ID

INTERVIEW: Jeff Maynard, CEO, President and Founder, Biometric Signature ID

As the biometrics landscape continues to evolve, various next generation authentication modalities are emerging to better best serve the specific security and convenience needs of relying parties. Among these new modalities is gesture biometrics, like those offered by Biometric Signature ID, a leader in this new frontier of identity and authentication. Susan Stover, Director of…

Year in Review: The Industry Speaks, pt. 2

Year in Review: The Industry Speaks, pt. 2

The 2018 FindBiometrics Year in Review survey and analysis is complete. Through our month-long analysis of the survey results via featured articles, interviews and the inaugural Mobile ID World podcast, the stage has been set for 2019 in terms of what trends we can expect to carry though the coming months. But the festivities aren’t…

Year in Review: The Industry Speaks, pt.1

Year in Review: The Industry Speaks, pt.1

The 2018 FindBiometrics Year in Review survey and analysis is complete. Through our month long analysis of the survey results – via featured articles, interviews and the inaugural Mobile ID World podcast – the stage has been set for 2019 in terms of what trends we can expect to carry though the coming months. But…

INTERVIEW: Rich Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch

INTERVIEW: Rich Agostinelli, CEO, Crossmatch

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Crossmatch CEO Rich Agostinelli. The interview begins with talk of the autumn’s big news: in September Crossmatch was acquired by HID Global. After detailing how the acquisition will affect the company, Agostinelli shed some light on Crossmatch’s product line and use cases for its NOMAD biometric readers, as well as…

Financial Biometrics Month: Checking the Pulse of Biometric FinTech at Money20/20

Financial Biometrics Month: Checking the Pulse of Biometric FinTech at Money20/20

Money20/20 USA brought the biometrics industry to Las Vegas this week, where digital ID and strong authentication were so integral to the conversations, panels and exhibitions that it truly felt like an important milestone in identity. For years, FindBiometrics has been helping to facilitate the biometrics presence at the Money20/20 conference, so it always serves…

FedID 2018: NEC’s Benji Hutchinson Talks Facial Recognition and Border Control

FedID 2018: NEC’s Benji Hutchinson Talks Facial Recognition and Border Control

FindBiometrics is in Tampa this week reporting live from FedID 2018, the US government’s flagship biometrics conference. On day two of the exhibition, I stopped by the NEC booth to speak with Benji Hutchinson, Vice President of Federal Operations, NEC Corporation of America. Our conversation began with a review of what NEC is showcasing at…

Government Biometrics Month: The Primer

Government Biometrics Month: The Primer

The government sector has long been a key driver – if not the key driver – of the biometrics market. But with biometric technologies having advanced by leaps and bounds over the last few years, the applications and deployments that are taking place now are more exciting than ever. This is all going to get…

ImageWare Sales Update Shows Building Momentum, Fruitful Partnerships

ImageWare Sales Update Shows Building Momentum, Fruitful Partnerships

“…ImageWare says its biggest partner had sealed a deal with a Canadian financial institution, which will also take advantage of ImageWare’s biometric technology for employee authentication.” ImageWare says its sales strategy is starting to pay off, insisting that it is building momentum in a new ‘sales update’. The company says that three of its partners…

ImageWare Hones Japan Focus with TwoFive, Inc. Partnership

ImageWare Hones Japan Focus with TwoFive, Inc. Partnership

“We are excited to integrate, distribute and support the industry’s best of breed platform for multi-factor biometrics with ImageWare.” – Nobuhiro Suemasa, CEO, TwoFive, Inc. A new partner could help ImageWare to extend its market presence in Japan. Called TwoFive, Inc., the Tokyo-based firm offers security solutions to Japan’s service provider industry. Thanks to its partnership…

Independent Testing Finds DERMALOG Iris Tech Can Produce 25M Matches Per Second

Independent Testing Finds DERMALOG Iris Tech Can Produce 25M Matches Per Second

Another round of independent testing has confirmed the considerable speed of biometric matching technology DERMALOG, and demonstrates that the Hamburg-based company has improved its iris recognition algorithm. The testing comes by way of the German company’s compatriot, SGS-TÜV Saar, an industrial auditing and quality testing firm, which has found that DERMALOG’s iris recognition solution can match…

ImageWare to Showcase Pillphone, GoVerifyID at AHIP 2018

ImageWare to Showcase Pillphone, GoVerifyID at AHIP 2018

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Institute & Expo 2018 is slated for next week, and ImageWare is going to take the opportunity to showcase its Pillphone and GoVerifyID solutions. The product of a partnership with American Biometric Solutions at the start of last year, Pillphone (stylized “pillphone”) is a mobile app designed to connect healthcare…

Study Suggests Americans Want Companies to Offer Biometric Authentication

Study Suggests Americans Want Companies to Offer Biometric Authentication

Over half of Americans think biometric technology is either “Very Secure” or “Extremely Secure”, according to a recent study by Atlanta-based authentication specialist IDology. The study polled a little over a thousand US adults this past March, and found that 54 percent were enthusiastic about biometric security, which came out ahead knowledge-based questions (45 percent)…

Crossmatch Gets New DigitalPersona Distributor

Crossmatch Gets New DigitalPersona Distributor

“The DigitalPersona platform supports multiple biometric factors, including fingerprint, facial, and voice recognition, as well as more traditional authentication mechanisms like passwords, PINs, and security questions.” Crossmatch has acquired a new distribution partner for its DigitalPersona multi-factor authentication platform. A provider of virtual work environments and cloud solutions, Accordant Technology also assists its clients with…

INTERVIEW: Daon EMEA & APAC President Clive Bourke at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

INTERVIEW: Daon EMEA & APAC President Clive Bourke at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

As one of the earliest pioneers of consumer-facing mobile biometric authentication, Daon is now a widely established player in this growing part of FinTech. Its IdentityX platform, which offers a number of modalities for end user authentication including facial, fingerprint, and voice recognition, has been embraced by a range of financial services institutions including Mastercard,…

BIO-key Strengthens Capital Structure with Successful Stock Conversion

BIO-key Strengthens Capital Structure with Successful Stock Conversion

“The conversions simplify and strengthen BIO-key’s capital structure while eliminating all future dividend payment requirements.” – Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key BIO-key has completed a capital restructuring effort, announcing that all outstanding shares of its Series A-1 and Series B-1 Convertible Preferred Stock, along with unpaid dividends, have been converted into common stock. The maneuver ensures that…

IDEMIA Offers Biometric Expertise in Japanese FinTech Project

IDEMIA Offers Biometric Expertise in Japanese FinTech Project

“By combining IDEMIA’s best-in-class knowledge in ID integration and TIS’s outstanding IS integration, we can create superior value-added services for Japanese financial institutions, acquire new customers, speed up market entry, and reduce integration costs.”- Pierre Barrial, EVP, Financial Institutions Business Unit, IDEMIA IDEMIA has teamed up with Tokyo-based IT solutions provider TIS to develop a digital…

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