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BIO-key to Issue Q3 Results on Nov. 14

BIO-key to Issue Q3 Results on Nov. 14

BIO-key will publish its Q3 results after the market close on November 14th, the company has announced. The update will mark the end of an eventful period for the company. BIO-key’s fingerprint reader technology made its television debut in October when its SideTouch USB solution was showcased on the Home Shopping Network, and the company…

BIO-key Brings Biometric Padlocks to the US Market

BIO-key Brings Biometric Padlocks to the US Market

BIO-key‘s TouchLock biometric padlocks are now available in the US. The company has set up its own e-commerce site for the products, and they are available through Amazon. BIO-key says that “in the coming weeks and months” the products will also arrive in “select stores” through its distribution partners, according to a statement. BIO-key first…

BIO-key’s TouchLock TSA Biometric Padlock for Luggage Unveiled at Travel Retail Expo

BIO-key’s TouchLock TSA Biometric Padlock for Luggage Unveiled at Travel Retail Expo

BIO-key‘s latest hardware products have made their debut at this week’s TFWA Duty Free & Travel Retail Global Summit in Cannes, France. The company’s retail travel partner, Travel Retail Distribution Group, has used the occasion to unveil its TouchLock TSA biometric padlock for luggage. The luggage padlocks follow the introduction of BIO-key’s standard-size biometric padlocks…

INTERVIEW: Mike DePasquale, Chairman and CEO, BIO-key

INTERVIEW: Mike DePasquale, Chairman and CEO, BIO-key

FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill recently spoke with BIO-key chairman and CEO Mike DePasquale after his company’s strong presence at this years Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The conversation starts on the topic of BIO-key’s newly launched biometric padlocks, and the consumer-facing market in general, before moving on to the company’s major authentication service contract announced…

Fingerprint-Scanning Padlock Represents a Growing Niche in Biometrics Market

Fingerprint-Scanning Padlock Represents a Growing Niche in Biometrics Market

An LA-based startup is working to further usher biometric technology into everyday life with a new biometric padlock called the BenjiLock. It’s pretty much what it sounds like: A standard-looking padlock, with an embedded fingerprint scanner. It’s rechargeable, comes in a variety of colors, and is also compatible with a key in the event of an…

Biometric Padlock Exceeds Crowdfunding Goal

Biometric Padlock Exceeds Crowdfunding Goal

There’s a new crowdfunded biometric security solution for consumers. Called TappLock, it’s essentially a padlock that uses a fingerprint sensor instead of a combination mechanism. There are actually two devices in the TappLock line: The flagship TappLock, and the lightweight TappLock Lite for travelers. The devices’ makers say that the scanning and unlocking process takes just…