physical access control

BIO-key Partners With Aluratek, Brings Biometric Padlocks to Best Buy

BIO-key Partners With Aluratek, Brings Biometric Padlocks to Best Buy

“Our retail accounts look to Aluratek to bring them innovative products rooted in cutting edge technology and design. We are pleased to launch our relationship in Best Buy and look forward to expanding BIO-key’s retail footprint over the remainder of 2018.” – John Wolikow, CEO, Aluratek BIO-key International announced today its latest partnership aimed at…

Panasonic Brings Face-Based Entry to Belgian Soccer Stadium

Panasonic Brings Face-Based Entry to Belgian Soccer Stadium

Fans of the Belgian soccer club RWD Molenbeek will soon be able to access their home stadium via biometric recognition. The service comes by way of Zetes, and thanks to facial recognition technology from Panasonic. For RWD Molenbeek fans, this means that when season tickets are ordered online, they’ll be asked to upload a selfie.…

Japanese Bike Company to Promote BIO-key Locks

Japanese Bike Company to Promote BIO-key Locks

“The partnership represents a considerable success in terms of the BIO-key’s business strategy, with two of the three ‘pillars’ of its strategy for 2018 – outlined in its year-end fiscal update – being a stronger focus on the APAC market, and an emphasis on the kinds of hardware solutions encapsulated in its TouchLock product line.”…

CLEAR Pivots Into Soccer with Latest Stadium Deployments

CLEAR Pivots Into Soccer with Latest Stadium Deployments

CLEAR has further expanded the reach of its biometric pre-screening platform in the sports world, this time with deployments at soccer stadiums. One of the organization’s new partners is the Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC), with CLEAR’s biometric scanning to enable expedited entry for fans at the Banc of California Stadium. The same goes for…

WEBINAR: Efficiency, Security and Trust in The Biometric Enterprise

WEBINAR: Efficiency, Security and Trust in The Biometric Enterprise

On Wednesday April 25 at 11 AM Eastern Time – fresh from our live reporting at ISC West 2018 in Las Vegas – FindBiometrics and our Premier Partner ISC West presented an interactive webinar presentation on the topic of enterprise security. A review of ISC West 2018 and trend-setting market observations from Acuity Market Intelligence…

Suprema to Highlight GDPR Compliance of Access Control Solution at IFSEC 2018

Suprema to Highlight GDPR Compliance of Access Control Solution at IFSEC 2018

Suprema is planning to show off its latest access control solution at the upcoming IFSEC 2018 security exhibition, and is going to put GDPR compliance in the spotlight. In announcing its plans, the company didn’t name the access control solution in question, but it did highlight several security features that will help to ensure that…

Google Gambles On Face-Scanning Doorbell in Post-GDPR UK

Google Gambles On Face-Scanning Doorbell in Post-GDPR UK

Google’s face-scanning smart doorbell has hit the UK market. Called Nest Hello, it’s a doorbell with an integrated camera and speaker system, and is designed to connect to other smart home devices via wifi. When someone is at the door, it will send an alert to the user – through a smartphone or Google Home…

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: The Roundup

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: The Roundup

April is Physical Access & Enterprise Month at FindBiometrics, a four week event in which we place a featured focus on the biometrics technology locking doors and protecting businesses. Scheduled to coincide with ISC West, the largest security industry conference in the world, Physical Access & Enterprise Month was filled with live event coverage, exclusive…

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: Is Contactless The Key?

Physical Access & Enterprise Month: Is Contactless The Key?

With another ISC West conference and exhibition behind us, we are once again looking to the future of biometric access control with fresh eyes. The annual Las Vegas security conference is renowned for setting the biometric benchmark when it comes to access control trends every year, and last week one topic stood out as a…

Hong Kong Trade Show Aligns with BIO-key Business Strategy

Hong Kong Trade Show Aligns with BIO-key Business Strategy

“As we progress plans to set up support sales and marketing teams in India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Singapore and China, the Global Sources Gifts & Home Show enables us to meet with potential resellers, distributors, and OEM partners that could help extend the reach and sales of our products across Asia.” – Kelvin Wong, Managing Director for…

Matching Speeds of BioLite N2, Suprema’s BioLite Net Successor, are 200% Faster

Matching Speeds of BioLite N2, Suprema’s BioLite Net Successor, are 200% Faster

“The new BioLite N2 is designed to provide the best reliable fingerprint matching performance in any environment, including outdoor installation and extreme weather conditions.” – HC Kim, Director of Global Business, Suprema Among the many new product launches to come out of last week’s ISC West event in Las Vegas is a new access control and…

Prestigious UK Boarding School Deploys IMID System from FST Biometrics

Prestigious UK Boarding School Deploys IMID System from FST Biometrics

“The IMID solution is lauded for its passive authentication capability, with the system using facial and gait recognition, with voice recognition offering an additional, optional factor.” FST Biometrics has seen another high-profile deployment of its In Motion Identification technology: The UK’s Wellington College has deployed the IMID solution for access control of its fitness center.…

MWC 2018: Unlock Your Car With a Selfie Thanks To  IDEMIA and Omoove

MWC 2018: Unlock Your Car With a Selfie Thanks To IDEMIA and Omoove

IDEMIA and Omoove have developed a new smartphone-based system that lets users gain access to their car with a selfie. It’s a new feature of EasyOpen, a solution previously developed by the companies that is designed to create a virtual car key on a user’s smartphone. Now, users can establish the virtual key with an…

MeReal Gets Its ‘Foot in the Door’ with New Biometric Card Partner

MeReal Gets Its ‘Foot in the Door’ with New Biometric Card Partner

“EuroStation is headquartered in La Rochelle on France’s Southwest Coast, not far from the Pleinair Casino, where MeReal’s V2 biometric card was deployed for employee access control last year.” MeReal Biometrics has established a new partnership that could help to extend the market reach of its biometric smart card solution: The company has teamed up…

Biometric Security Among Features of Alibaba’s Cloud-Based Olympics Platform

Biometric Security Among Features of Alibaba’s Cloud-Based Olympics Platform

“Other applications of the platform’s AI-driven technology highlighted in Alibaba’s announcement include using immersive technology to enhance the spectator experience, leveraging deep learning to optimize athletes’ training regimens, and storing media in easily searchable cloud servers.” China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba is offering biometric security to Olympics organizers, among other things, as part of its Alibaba…

INTERVIEW: Colleen Dunlap, CEO, StoneLock

INTERVIEW: Colleen Dunlap, CEO, StoneLock

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Colleen Dunlap, CEO of StoneLock – a global facial recognition security company. The conversation begins with a brief overview of the company’s history, and why StoneLock’s near infrared facial recognition stands out in the competitive physical access market. Dunlap then speaks about the enterprise biometrics market and other…

UAE Offices Point to Strengthened Middle East Focus for Suprema

UAE Offices Point to Strengthened Middle East Focus for Suprema

Suprema has announced a regional subsidiary dedicated to the Middle Eastern market. Suprema Middle East FZCO’s offices will be located in the Dubai Airport Free Zone, and it will be headed by Mohamed El Shenawy, who has been appointed Regional Sales Director. In a statement announcing the new organization, Suprema explained that it has been…

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