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Interview: IDEX Biometrics CEO Stan Swearingen on Asia’s Biometric Payment Cards Market

Interview: IDEX Biometrics CEO Stan Swearingen on Asia’s Biometric Payment Cards Market

The biometric payment cards market is coming to fruition after a period of accelerated innovation, and the Asian region is providing a fascinating case study for industry watchers. That’s why FindBiometrics Managing Editor Peter Counter recently spoke with Stan Swearingen, CEO of IDEX Biometrics, a pioneer in fingerprint-powered next generation smart cards. The conversation focuses…

Ipsidy Partners with REMCAP to Provide Perimeter Security for Religious Organizations

Ipsidy Partners with REMCAP to Provide Perimeter Security for Religious Organizations

Ipsidy has shared more good news in the wake of its strong 2018 year-end report. The company has announced that it has forged a new partnership with REMCAP, allowing Ipsidy to deliver its Access perimeter management solution to religious institutions and non-profit organizations across the United States. REMCAP provides payment and support services for non-profit…

Noku TokenRaise to Leverage Yoti’s Digital ID

Noku TokenRaise to Leverage Yoti’s Digital ID

Noku TokenRaise is partnering with Yoti to give more people access to its blockchain technology. In a press release, the two companies announced that Noku TokenRaise customers will now be able to share verified information through Yoti’s secure digital identification app, which leverages facial recognition and document reading for authentication, making it even easier for…

Financial Biometrics Month: Checking the Pulse of Biometric FinTech at Money20/20

Financial Biometrics Month: Checking the Pulse of Biometric FinTech at Money20/20

Money20/20 USA brought the biometrics industry to Las Vegas this week, where digital ID and strong authentication were so integral to the conversations, panels and exhibitions that it truly felt like an important milestone in identity. For years, FindBiometrics has been helping to facilitate the biometrics presence at the Money20/20 conference, so it always serves…

New Partnership and $19.5M Series B Raise Tascent’s Profile

New Partnership and $19.5M Series B Raise Tascent’s Profile

“The company has just closed a $19.5 million series-B funding round led by NEC Corporation and Tano Capital, and featuring contributions from Min Aik Technology Co., Ltd.” Tascent is enjoying a rising profile on the back of a major collaborative partnership and successful funding round. The company’s latest partner is First Advantage, a background check and…

ImageWare Hones Japan Focus with TwoFive, Inc. Partnership

ImageWare Hones Japan Focus with TwoFive, Inc. Partnership

“We are excited to integrate, distribute and support the industry’s best of breed platform for multi-factor biometrics with ImageWare.” – Nobuhiro Suemasa, CEO, TwoFive, Inc. A new partner could help ImageWare to extend its market presence in Japan. Called TwoFive, Inc., the Tokyo-based firm offers security solutions to Japan’s service provider industry. Thanks to its partnership…

FindBiometrics and Money20/20 Announce Premier Partnership

FindBiometrics and Money20/20 Announce Premier Partnership

FindBiometrics and Money20/20 have agreed to a Premier Biometrics Media Partnership in a critical and disruptive time for the financial and identity management industries. October 23, 2017 — FindBiometrics, the most trusted online voice in biometrics and identity management, and Money20/20, the host of the world’s largest global events enabling payments and financial services innovation,…

ImageWare Partners With Info X Distribution

ImageWare Partners With Info X Distribution

“As ImageWare’s new partner, Info X Distribution will help to promote its GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite and SaaS multimodal biometric authentication solutions.” ImageWare has a new distribution partner that could significantly extend its presence in the North American market. The company has announced that it has teamed up with Info X Distribution. Info X specializes in…

FPC Pushes On Tech Front with New CTO, Module House Partnerships

FPC Pushes On Tech Front with New CTO, Module House Partnerships

Fingerprint Cards is pushing forward on the technology front with a management change and two new partnerships. The company has announced that Pontus Jägemalm, who has hitherto served as FPC’s SVP of Research and Development, has also been appointed its new Chief Technology Officer. In a statement announcing the change, Jägemalm said it “means an increased focus…

IDEX Partners with China Distributor Comtech

IDEX Partners with China Distributor Comtech

Norway-based fingerprint sensor developer IDEX has secured a new distributor for China: Comtech has signed on and already placed its initial orders for the company’s sensors. In a statement announcing the new partnership, IDEX CEO Hemant Mardia asserted that “[t]he Chinese market for fingerprint sensors is large and growing,” and said the agreement “ensures that we…

New US Sales Partner Marks Expansion of Marketing Efforts for IDEX

New US Sales Partner Marks Expansion of Marketing Efforts for IDEX

IDEX has contracted a US sales agent specializing in the North California and Nevada region. Paragon Technical will now help to promote the Norway-based company’s fingerprint sensor solutions in the US. In a statement announcing the partnership, IDEX CEO Hemant Mardia called Paragon Technical “a sales agent with a solid industry track record and a…

Synaptics Partners With OXi Technology

Synaptics Partners With OXi Technology

Synaptics has announced a new partnership with OXi Technology, an optical fingerprint technology developer based in Shanghai. The agreement will see the companies work together on optical fingerprint sensors for the mobile and PC markets. The deal will see Synaptics take a minority stake in OXi shares, which it expects to complete “within a few…

BIO-key Signs Up Big New Japan-Based Distributor

BIO-key Signs Up Big New Japan-Based Distributor

BIO-key has signed up a big new distributor in the APAC region. Called Shinden Hightex Corporation, it’s a Japan-based electronic components seller specializing in semi-conductor, RFID, and LCD products. According to a statement from BIO-key, the company counts Sony, Toshiba, NEC, and Panasonic among its clients, and brings in over $450 million in annual revenues.…

EyeVerify Reaffirms BioConnect Partnership In Wake Of Ant Financial Acquisition

EyeVerify Reaffirms BioConnect Partnership In Wake Of Ant Financial Acquisition

In the wake of its acquisition by Ant Financial, EyeVerify is doubling down on its commitment to work with BioConnect. The latter two companies first teamed up earlier this summer, with BioConnect aiming to bring EyeVerify’s eye vein biometrics technology to its eponymous multi-factor authentication platform. With EyeVerify’s Eyeprint ID system having attracted some considerable interest…

ADI to Distribute EyeLock Tech

ADI to Distribute EyeLock Tech

EyeLock has a new distribution partner. The company has teamed up with ADI Global Distribution, a company offering low-voltage electronics and security devices. The company will offer EyeLock’s iris scanning technologies through its North American outlets, which number over a hundred. In a statement announcing the partnership, ADI VP Marco Cardazzi praised EyeLock’s products as…

Safran Identity & Security Announces Support for ECSO-European Commission PPP

Safran Identity & Security Announces Support for ECSO-European Commission PPP

Safran Identity & Security has announced its support for the European Cyber Security Organization‘s (ECSO) public-private partnership with the European Commission. The company’s support is very much called for—it’s a founding member of the ECSO, and a major player in the digital security market in Europe and around the world. Moreover, Safran Identity & Security’s…

Precise Biometrics Enters Licensing Agreement With EOSMEM

Precise Biometrics Enters Licensing Agreement With EOSMEM

Precise Biometrics has entered into a licensing contract with a new partner, Taiwan-based EOSMEM. The latter has licensed Precise BioMatch Mobile, Precise Biometrics’ flagship biometric algorithm software for mobile devices. The deal entails an initial fixed licensing fee, with royalty revenues to come from future integrations. In a statement announcing the licensing contract, Precise Biometrics…

BIO-key Pursues Opportunities in MENA with New Partnership

BIO-key Pursues Opportunities in MENA with New Partnership

BIO-key has sealed a deal with a major new distributor in the Middle East and North Africa, the company has announced. Its new partner is Arthur & Co., a Morocco-based technology provider. The partnership will see BIO-key’s biometric authentication solutions marketed to enterprise and government clients in Arthur’s regions of operation, where BIO-key’s management team…

Zwipe and FPC Enter into Strategic Partnership

Zwipe and FPC Enter into Strategic Partnership

Fingerprint Cards and Zwipe have entered into a strategic partnership, the companies have announced. It’s all about smart cards. Zwipe has developed a system integrating fingerprint scanning into a smart card form factor, and moreover one that has the capability to harvest energy from card reader terminals as it swipes via NFC. Originally designed to…

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