palm biometrics

ImageWare Brings GoVerifyID to macOS

ImageWare Brings GoVerifyID to macOS

Biometrics News – Multimodal Biometrics ImageWare is finally bringing its GoVerifyID solution to Mac computers. Now available for macOS, the flagship biometric authentication platform will allow IT departments to secure a Mac computer as easily as any Windows or Linux device. The Mac version of GoVerifyID is fully compatible with ImageWare’s selfie-based Biointellic anti-spoofing solution,…

Is Palm Biometrics on the Way to Future iPhones?

Is Palm Biometrics on the Way to Future iPhones?

Having pioneered smartphone fingerprint scanning and facial recognition, Apple may turn next to palm reading as an additional biometric modality, suggests a patent filed by the company earlier this year. As AppleInsider reports, the patent was filed in January, and details how sensors under the display of an iPhone or iPad could be used to…

Amazon Could Bring Hand-Based Naked Payments to Whole Foods Locations

Amazon Could Bring Hand-Based Naked Payments to Whole Foods Locations

Amazon is reportedly experimenting with a hand-based biometric payments scheme that could be introduced at select Whole Foods locations as early as next year. The news comes courtesy of the New York Post, which cites sources working at Amazon’s New York City offices. According to those sources, the new solution (which has been codenamed Orville)…

NIST/ISO PAD Standard Gets its First Compliant Palm Biometrics Specialist

NIST/ISO PAD Standard Gets its First Compliant Palm Biometrics Specialist

“…the subject of the testing was PalmID, Redrock’s Artificial Intelligence-powered software designed to leverage a high-resolution camera with an LED or flash light in order to take high-quality palm images for biometric authentication. San Francisco-based Redrock Biometrics has become the first palmprint biometrics specialist to attain Level 1 Presentation Attack Detection (PAD) compliance in testing…

Neurotechnology Boasts Fastest and Most Accurate Palm Print Algorithm in Recent Test

Neurotechnology Boasts Fastest and Most Accurate Palm Print Algorithm in Recent Test

Neurotechnology’s Palm Print recognition algorithm is one of the fastest and most accurate palm reader solutions on the market, suggest the latest test results from FVC-onGoing. In a recent press release, Neurotechnology revealed that of the five most accurate readers, its algorithm was the fastest full and partial palm print matcher. The company also credited…

Gemalto Supplies CABIS, LiveScan Tech to Uganda’s National Police Force

Gemalto Supplies CABIS, LiveScan Tech to Uganda’s National Police Force

Ugandan police now have a powerful new biometric tool at their disposal, thanks to Gemalto. The company has revealed that its Cogent Automated Biometric Identification System, or CABIS, is now being used by the Uganda Police Force together with its LiveScan technology. CABIS was first developed by 3M Cogent, which was acquired by Gemalto in…

Healthcare Nonprofit Piloting Android-Based Biometric Patient Identification

Healthcare Nonprofit Piloting Android-Based Biometric Patient Identification

“Element offers a software-based system for Android devices that is designed to capture a subject’s palm or face biometrics using the smartphones’ or tablets’ built-in cameras.” A nonprofit healthcare organization is seeking to leverage biometric identification technology in the field to identify younger patients who lack official identification. The organization, Population Services International (PSI), was initially founded…

Biometrics Can Make Summer Concerts a Breeze: BioSec

Biometrics Can Make Summer Concerts a Breeze: BioSec

With summer well underway, BioSec is highlighting the utility of its BS RapidGuard solution for ticketing at outdoor festivals – and events of all kinds, for that matter. The system is based on palm vein recognition, and can support 1:1 or 1:n biometric matching. In a summer concert scenario, that means that an attendee could…

Palm Biometrics Patent Sparks Samsung Smartphone Speculation

Palm Biometrics Patent Sparks Samsung Smartphone Speculation

A new Samsung patent may indicate that the company is considering incorporating palm biometrics into future mobile devices. As TechRadar reports, the patent envisions palm scanning as an auxiliary security measure, for use in cases such as where a user is locked out of a device when trying to use their primary authentication mechanism. Instead…

Green Bit to Provide Biometric Scanners for Jordan eID Project

Green Bit to Provide Biometric Scanners for Jordan eID Project

Biometrics specialist Green Bit has secured a deal to provide the Jordanian government with crucial technology for the country’s electronic ID project. The Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (MoICT) has ordered an undisclosed number of Green Bit’s MultiScan527 palm- and fingerprint scanners. It’s a scanning device compliant with the FBI’s EBTS Appendix P standard,…