palm vein biometrics

Fujitsu Adds Multimodal and PC Support for AuthConductor V2

Fujitsu Adds Multimodal and PC Support for AuthConductor V2

Fujitsu has released an updated version of its AuthConductor authentication platform. The new AuthConductor V2 combines the AuthConductor Server with Fujitsu’s PC login technology to create a more comprehensive authentication solution for large and small businesses alike. Like its predecessor, AuthConductor V2 allows clients to leverage palm vein recognition for secure authentication in the workplace.…

BioSec Brings Palm Vein Solutions to Fujitsu Forum

BioSec Brings Palm Vein Solutions to Fujitsu Forum

The Hungarian biometric software development company BioSec has officially returned to the Fujitsu Forum. The palm vein recognition specialist will be showcasing solutions featuring its technology – including the ID LifePass, ID GateKeeper and the ID Login V2 – at the Munich event from November 6 to 7. BioSec and Fujitsu have developed a strong…

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)…

Fiserv Launches Biometric Self-Serve Kiosk for Banks

Fiserv Launches Biometric Self-Serve Kiosk for Banks

“It’s a self-service system for bank customers that can be deployed in a lobby or even in a drive-thru setup, enabling end users to check balances, make withdrawals, transfer funds, and more.” Fresh off its announcement that a Pennsylvania-based Federal Credit Union has deployed its Verifast biometric authentication solutions, Fiserv has announced a new product…

Federal Credit Union Adopts Palm Vein Authentication, Care of Fiserv

Federal Credit Union Adopts Palm Vein Authentication, Care of Fiserv

Pennsylvania’s Merck Sharp & Dohme Federal Credit Union is now using biometric technology from Fiserv to authenticate both customers and employees. There are three particular product solutions in play. Verifast Branch is being used to authenticate credit union members; Verifast SSO is the authentication solution used by Merck Sharp & Dohme employees for internal computer…

Imprivata and Verato to Offer Powerful New Biometric Patient ID Solution

Imprivata and Verato to Offer Powerful New Biometric Patient ID Solution

“We’re delivering an unprecedented combination of accuracy and consistency in patient matching, which is critical for clinicians to treat patients safely based on their complete medical histories.” – Dr. Sean Kelly, Chief Medical Officer, Imprivata Two of the most compelling patient-focused tech platforms are joining forces to improve healthcare: Imprivata and Verato have announced a…

Fujitsu’s PalmSecure Brings Biometric Authentication to Korean Airports

Fujitsu’s PalmSecure Brings Biometric Authentication to Korean Airports

Domestic travelers in South Korea will soon be able to board planes with a simple wave of the hand now that Korea Airports Corporation (KAC) has deployed Fujitu’s PalmSecure palm vein authentication system at airports across the country. To use the system, passengers first need to register their palm at the airport. The system links…

Security Researchers Detail Palm Vein Spoofing Method

Security Researchers Detail Palm Vein Spoofing Method

A pair of security researchers demonstrated a spoofing method for palm vein authentication at last month’s Chaos Communication Congress in Leipzig, Motherboard reports. The method involved the use of an SLR camera with its infrared filter removed, allowing the researchers, Jan Krissler and Julian Albrecht, to image their own vein patterns. Having taken 2,500 images…

New BioSec Venue Access Solution to Arrive in Q2 2019

New BioSec Venue Access Solution to Arrive in Q2 2019

“…the forthcoming solution will focus on establishing fast access lanes at fixed venues, with the capability of sharing registrants’ biometric data across locations so that individuals only need to register for the program once.” BioSec is developing a new biometric venue access system based on palm vein recognition technology, the company has announced. The as-yet-unnamed…

BioSec, Fujitsu to Highlight Biometric Venue Access Solution at Arena Summit 2018

BioSec, Fujitsu to Highlight Biometric Venue Access Solution at Arena Summit 2018

“…it’s an important event at which to showcase the kind of biometric solutions that are starting to gain traction in venue access and security.” BioSec and Fujitsu are showing off their joint solution for stadium security at a Arena Summit 2018 this week. As its name suggests, the Arena Summit is an industry event revolving…

German Blockchain Not-for-Profit Exploring Smart City Applications of Palm Vein Tech

German Blockchain Not-for-Profit Exploring Smart City Applications of Palm Vein Tech

“In smart city applications, such biometric scans would be linked to distributed ledger systems to deliver immutable audit trails, with the IOTA Foundation highlighting applications in data centers, airports, and stadiums.” A Berlin-based not-for-profit focused on the promotion of blockchain technology is exploring the use of palm vein biometrics for authentication of individuals in Smart…

Fujitsu Aims for Naked Payments, Access Control with Combined Facial and Palm Vein Solution

Fujitsu Aims for Naked Payments, Access Control with Combined Facial and Palm Vein Solution

“In announcing the development, Fujitsu emphasized its potential applications in event venues, which could use it for access control, and in physical stores, where the technology could be used to replace payment cards.” Fujitsu has combined its palm vein scanning technology with facial recognition in a new authentication solution concept. It’s a contactless, kiosk-type solution,…

BioSec Announces ‘BS PalmVote’ Solution for Biometric Elections

BioSec Announces ‘BS PalmVote’ Solution for Biometric Elections

“It’s a solution that could take advantage of a growing trend around the world, with newer democracies in particular looking for technological solutions to secure free and fair elections.” BioSec has adapted its palm vein biometrics technology to a new biometric voting solution. Dubbed “BS PalmVote”, the module can authenticate an individual in about one…

Fujitsu Places Next Big Bet On Naked Payments with the Japan Racing Association

Fujitsu Places Next Big Bet On Naked Payments with the Japan Racing Association

“Fujitsu says the the JRA will implement the machines at the Tokyo Racecourse on September 22nd, with plans to later expand the biometric terminals to racecourses in Chukyo, Hanshin, and Fukushima, as well as off-course betting facilities.” Fujitsu has found a rather novel application of its palm vein recognition technology: It’s going to be used…

Missouri Hospital Network Embraces Biometric Patient Identification

Missouri Hospital Network Embraces Biometric Patient Identification

“This technology will save lives.”- Jack Cole, IT Director, CoxHealth Missouri-based CoxHealth has become the latest healthcare provider to embrace Imprivata’s biometric patient identification system. Comprising a network of six hospitals, CoxHealth is a locally-owned, not-for-profit healthcare provider employing a staff of 11,000. It’s a significant operation, and therefore one that stands to reap some…

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…

Fujitsu, AEON to Trial Naked Payments System at Convenience Stores This September

Fujitsu, AEON to Trial Naked Payments System at Convenience Stores This September

Fujitsu and Japanese credit card company AEON are poised to deliver Japan’s first real-world naked payments system. They’ll start in select Ministop convenience stores, where customers who enroll in the system will be able to use Fujitsu’s palm vein biometrics scanners to make purchases. Their palm vein biometrics will be directly linked to their payment…