palm-vein recognition

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…

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…

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,…

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…

BioSec Looks to Pong to Help Popularize Palm Vein Scanning Tech

BioSec Looks to Pong to Help Popularize Palm Vein Scanning Tech

BioSec has found a new way to promote biometric technology to the general public – the company has developed a version of the Pong video game in which the location of the user’s paddle is determined by her hand’s position over BioSec’s palm vein scanner. The game had its premiere at last autumn’s Fujitsu Forum…

Imprivata Acquires Caradigm Identity and Access Business

Imprivata Acquires Caradigm Identity and Access Business

Imprivata has acquired the Identity and Access Management Business of Caradigm, a GE Healthcare company. In a statement announcing the acquisition, the companies suggested that Caradigm’s Identity and Access Management Business will continue to operate as a firm focused on population health solutions. But Imprivata CEO Gus Malezis also asserted that the acquisition “will serve as a…

Imprivata Teams with Patient Data Integrity Specialist

Imprivata Teams with Patient Data Integrity Specialist

Imprivata has teamed up with Just Associates, a company specializing in data integrity services for the healthcare sector. It’s a natural fit, given Imprivata’s use of biometric technology for patient identification. Its PatientSecure solution uses palm vein recognition to accurately match patients to their corresponding healthcare records, helping to reduce duplication and improve outcomes. Now,…

Imprivata Joins CommonWell Health Alliance

Imprivata Joins CommonWell Health Alliance

Imprivata has joined CommonWell Health Alliance, a non-profit trade consortium aimed at encouraging low-cost, universal access to patient data in the healthcare industry. In its cooperation with the alliance as a General Member, Imprivata will share its expertise in biometric patient identification; one of the company’s flagship healthcare solutions is PatientSecure, a system that uses…

PatientSecure Sees Indiana Hospital Deployment

PatientSecure Sees Indiana Hospital Deployment

Indiana’s Community Hospital Anderson has deployed Imprivata‘s PatientSecure system to help reduce patient misidentification. The hospital is part of the Community Health Network, a nonprofit health services provider with over 200 sites in Central Indiana. Thus its use of biometric technology, with PatientSecure using palm vein scanning to identify patients and call up the right…

Hungarian Soccer Stadium Uses Biometrics to Prevent Hooliganism

Hungarian Soccer Stadium Uses Biometrics to Prevent Hooliganism

A soccer stadium in Hungary is using palm vein scanners to help thwart hooliganism. Called StadiumGuard, it has been deployed at all of the Hungarian Champion Ferencváros stadium’s 36 entry gates. Soccer fans need only to wave their hands above the scanners to gain entry. The technology was provided by BioSec Group Ltd., which claims…

CTS Embraces Biometrics for Healthcare Kiosks

CTS Embraces Biometrics for Healthcare Kiosks

Connected Technology Solutions has integrated Imprivata’s PatientSecure system into its patient registration kiosks for healthcare institutions. The integration brings biometric identification to healthcare organizations using CTS’s kiosk solutions, with PatientSecure using palm vein biometrics to ensure that patients are reliably and accurately matched to the appropriate records. In a statement announcing the integration, Carolinas Healthcare…

Biometrics Fighting Health Fraud

Biometrics Fighting Health Fraud

Biometrics in healthcare are on the rise according to the most recent market forecasts. According to Grand View Research, a surge in demand for biometric identity management solutions for healthcare has emerged from an increase in medical identity theft. The increased digitization of healthcare that has resulted from the needs of the Affordable Care Act…

Georgia FinTech Award Recognizes Palm Vein Scanning Solution

Georgia FinTech Award Recognizes Palm Vein Scanning Solution

“The system uses Fujitsu’s palm vein scanning technology to identify vascular patterns in a given subject and is based on near-infrared light, allowing for a secure and non-intrusive means of biometric authentication.” Fiserv, a FinTech specialist, has won the inaugural Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) FinTech ADVANCE Award. The award was bestowed to the company…

New Fujitsu Notebooks Support Fingerprint, Palm Vein Biometrics

New Fujitsu Notebooks Support Fingerprint, Palm Vein Biometrics

Fujitsu has announced a new line of notebooks that offer biometric security capabilities. They’re called the Lifebook U7x7 notebooks, and are available in three different sizes with displays ranging from 12.5 inches to 15.6 inches. They’re thin and lightweight, and they feature classic and USB type-C compatibility, as well as anti-glare HD or full HD touch…