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Fujitsu Aims for FinTech Applications After PalmSecure Sales Hit Milestone

Fujitsu Aims for FinTech Applications After PalmSecure Sales Hit Milestone

“Looking forward, Fujitsu says it will continue to refine the accuracy of PalmSecure, and to expand its use into new applications…” Fujitsu is celebrating a new milestone for its palm vein scanning solution: The company has announced that global sales of PalmSecure have passed the one million mark. First launched in 2004, Fujitsu’s flagship biometric…

Biometric System Designed to Make Sure No Divers Left Behind

Biometric System Designed to Make Sure No Divers Left Behind

“…TOMS International emphasizes not only the reliability but also the speed of the system.” An Australian diving tour operator is testing out a biometric customer identification system with the aim of making sure that no one is left behind on a dive. The trial is underway about a year after two American tourists were left…

Vecna Integrates Palm Vein Biometrics Into Patient Platform

Vecna Integrates Palm Vein Biometrics Into Patient Platform

Vecna, a provider of patient self-service solutions for the healthcare industry, has integrated Imprivata’s PatientSecure biometric patient identification solution into its platform API. The solution is based on palm vein biometrics, and is designed to establish a completely accurate and reliable link between a given patient and their medical records, helping to improve administrative efficiency…

PalmSecure Gets EPCS Certification from iBeta

PalmSecure Gets EPCS Certification from iBeta

Fujitsu’s flagship biometric solution has attained EPCS certification from an accredited testing lab, the company has announced. The certification offers further validation to the PalmSecure palm vein scanning system’s utility in e-prescriptions. The Electronic Prescription for Controlled Substances regulation is essentially concerned with enabling and regulating the ability of medical practitioners to issue electronic prescriptions…

17% of Healthcare CIOs Acknowledge Harm for Patient Misidentification: Imprivata

17% of Healthcare CIOs Acknowledge Harm for Patient Misidentification: Imprivata

A new survey of Chief Information Officers in the healthcare sector points to the need for reliable patient matching systems, Imprivata says. The company organized the survey in cooperation with healthsystemCIO.com, with the two polling CIOs from 55 healthcare organizations. In a statement announcing select survey findings, Imprivata asserts that “17 percent of survey respondents…

Fujitsu Launches Password Replacement Software for Palm Vein Biometrics

Fujitsu Launches Password Replacement Software for Palm Vein Biometrics

“The software’s launch comes amid what appears to be an intensifying effort on Fujitsu’s part to promote its palm vein scanning technology…” Fujitsu has launched a new software solution designed to automatically replace IDs and passwords with the company’s palm vein biometrics on notebook and tablet devices supporting the company’s sensors. Called AuthConductor Client, the…

Fujitsu Makes Palm Vein Pitch to Microsoft Enterprise Customers

Fujitsu Makes Palm Vein Pitch to Microsoft Enterprise Customers

“…while a growing number of computer devices feature the fingerprint sensors or infrared cameras needed to support Windows Hello biometric authentication, Fujitsu is proposing its own alternative – palm vein scanning…” Just a couple of months after teaming up with Microsoft on AI-powered solutions for businesses, Fujitsu is already making its pitch to the latter’s…

Fujitsu to Replace Employee Passwords With Palm Vein Authentication

Fujitsu to Replace Employee Passwords With Palm Vein Authentication

“Additionally, about 5,200 employees will be affected by the deployment of palm vein authentication for access control at two offices that currently require smart cards for entry.” Fujitsu is about to get a taste of its own medicine – in a good way. The company has announced that it’s going to replace password-based authentication with…

Fujitsu to Showcase Biometric, RFID Solutions at NRF 2018

Fujitsu to Showcase Biometric, RFID Solutions at NRF 2018

“Fujitsu is also going to show off RFID technology at NRF 2018.” Fujitsu Frontech North America is planning to show off a range of cutting-edge technologies at the National Retail Federation 2018 expo, including its latest biometric solutions. The latter include its PalmSecure F-Pro sensor, and the Stylistic V535 tablet. Announced last autumn, the F-Pro…

Fujitsu Gets New F-Pro Distributor in Medical Training Sector

Fujitsu Gets New F-Pro Distributor in Medical Training Sector

Fujitsu Frontech North America has a new distributor for its F-Pro palm vein scanner: Pittsburgh-based KbPort LLC. In a statement announcing the arrangement, Fujitsu described its new partner as a “leader in the medical training and teaching community”. As such, the company will combine Fujitsu’s solution with other biometric technologies to enable two-factor authentication for…

Japanese Credit Card Firm To Trial Palm Biometrics Authentication

Japanese Credit Card Firm To Trial Palm Biometrics Authentication

JCB will trial an authentication system based on palm biometrics, the Tokyo-based credit card company has announced. The trial will revolve around biometric technology provided by Universal Robot (UR). UR’s solution is designed to assess both palm print and palm vein patterns, and UR says it offers a false acceptance rate of one in 100…

New Fujitsu Tablet Takes Advantage of F-Pro Sensor

New Fujitsu Tablet Takes Advantage of F-Pro Sensor

Immediately on the heels of its launch of the new F-Pro sensor, Fujitsu has announced a tablet device featuring the sensor embedded in its chassis. Called the Stylistic V535, it’s a Windows device featuring an 8.3″ touchscreen couched within a rugged frame. The display is water and dust resistant, while the one corner of its…

Honeywell Access Control Platform Enables Support for BioSec Palm Vein Authentication

Honeywell Access Control Platform Enables Support for BioSec Palm Vein Authentication

Honeywell’s WIN-PAK access control system now supports BioSec’s biometric authentication technology, the latter has announced. More specifically, Honeywell has enabled WIN-PAK support for the Hungary-based firm’s BS LifePass password replacement solution. That, in turn, means that WIN-PAK supports Fujitsu’s palm vein recognition technology, which offers the basis for BioSec’s authentication system. In a statement announcing…

Fujitsu Thinks Small with New F-Pro PalmSecure Sensor

Fujitsu Thinks Small with New F-Pro PalmSecure Sensor

Fujitsu is opting to get small with its new F-Pro biometric solution, a version of its PalmSecure technology that is only half the size of its earlier palm vein scanning solutions. It’s part of a new product suite that also includes devices called the F-Pro Standard and the F-Pro Mouse. The smaller sensor isn’t the…

Fujitsu to Market BioSec Palm Scanning Tech in EMEA

Fujitsu to Market BioSec Palm Scanning Tech in EMEA

“… BioSec said that while there is no such thing as a solution that offers 100 percent security, ‘palm vein recognition is quite close to it.’” Fujitsu is bringing technology from BioSec into its lineup of palm vein scanning solutions. BioSec’s solutions for access control and IT security are themselves based on Fujitsu’s PalmSecure technology,…

PyraMax Bank Customers to Authenticate with the Wave of a Hand

PyraMax Bank Customers to Authenticate with the Wave of a Hand

Greenfield, Wisconsin-based PyraMax Bank is ready to embrace biometric customer authentication with the help of FinTech consultancy Fiserv. It’s part of a larger collaboration between the organizations, with PyraMax having selected Fiserv to upgrade its retail banking with its DNA account processing platform. Along with DNA, Fiserv will bring to the table its Verifast: Palm…

Imprivata Says Hello to MENA Market

Imprivata Says Hello to MENA Market

Imprivata will be showcasing its biometric solutions at next week’s Arab Health conference in Dubai, an event billing itself as the biggest healthcare event in the MENA region. For Imprivata, it’s an opportunity to introduce itself, with the company being new to the region. In a statement announcing its participation, Imprivata Customer Experience SVP Carina Edwards called…

Fujitsu’s New Lifebook Tablets Feature Palm Vein Biometrics

Fujitsu’s New Lifebook Tablets Feature Palm Vein Biometrics

Fujitsu has launched three new two-in-one tablets featuring biometric security. The devices are targeted for business settings. The Lifebook P727 and the Lifebook T937 are both lightweight, thin devices incorporating a hinge that allows the tablet screen to be rotated a full 360 degrees when attached to a keyboard. Meanwhile, the Stylistic Q737 is designed…

New Fujitsu Palm Vein Scanning System Offers Mobile Applications

New Fujitsu Palm Vein Scanning System Offers Mobile Applications

Fujitsu has announced that it has developed a new palm vein scanning system that could be applied to tablets. In a statement announcing the technology, Fujitsu called it a “slide-style” scanning system. While it isn’t quite the same as swipe-based fingerprint scanning, the system does break a user’s palm vein pattern into slices, each of…

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