physical access control

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…

FST CTO Leads Israeli Delegation at ISO Biometrics Meeting

FST CTO Leads Israeli Delegation at ISO Biometrics Meeting

Members of the International Standards Organization are convening to discuss biometric technologies this month, and FST Biometrics will have a prominent seat at the table. The company has announced that its CTO, Shahar Belkin, is leading the Israeli delegation for The International Meeting of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 37, Biometrics Committee. According to a statement from FST,…

Biometrics Among Highlights of ISC West Educational Program

Biometrics Among Highlights of ISC West Educational Program

“It’s a continuation of a trend from last autumn’s ISC East event, where biometrics was established as a new product category and garnered considerable interest.” With ISC West just a few months away, organizers have announced the security event’s education program lineup, and it looks like biometric technology will once again be a major theme…

EyeLock to Show Off Access Control, Reference Design Solutions at CES 2018

EyeLock to Show Off Access Control, Reference Design Solutions at CES 2018

EyeLock is getting ready to showcase access control solutions at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show. The company has announced that it’s going to introduce event attendees to its nanoEXT solution, an outdoor version of its nanoNXT access control solution from a couple of years ago. Like that previous solution, nanoEXT uses iris recognition for user…

SecuGen Sensor Secures Biometric Safe

SecuGen Sensor Secures Biometric Safe

SecuGen technology is now being used in a biometric safe. Called the SafeDefend Personnel Protection System, it’s the product of collaboration between SecuGen and SafeDefend LLC. Access to the safe is controlled via a SecuGen fingerprint sensor – the SecuGen U20-SFR – and the system is designed to send a text alert to authorized administrators…

Biometrics, IoT Among New Exhibitor Categories at a Successful ISC East

Biometrics, IoT Among New Exhibitor Categories at a Successful ISC East

“Beyond this growth in scale, ISC East also featured high-profile speakers including Ray Kelly, who led the NYPD as its Commissioner during the transformative years after 9/11.” ISC East is a wrap, and organizers are celebrating another successful event. This year’s event saw 240 exhibitors – about 20 percent more than last year – and…

Suprema’s FaceStation 2 Wins Detektor Award

Suprema’s FaceStation 2 Wins Detektor Award

Suprema is once again a winner in the Detektor International Awards. This year the company has been recognized for its FaceStation 2 solution, which won the Best Product Award in the category of ID & Access Control. Launched earlier this year, FaceStation 2 is a face scanning kiosk that can perform up to 3,000 matches…

Biometric Access Control To Become Standard in Car Sharing: Fujitsu

Biometric Access Control To Become Standard in Car Sharing: Fujitsu

The utilization rate of shared cars will jump from five percent this year to over 50 percent by 2030, according to a new forecast from Fujitsu America. According to the firm’s analysis, the trend points to a shift in the car’s value proposition: Over the next several years, consumers will see it less as an…

Chatsworth Products Integrates Zwipe Access Into Data Center Security Portfolio

Chatsworth Products Integrates Zwipe Access Into Data Center Security Portfolio

Chatsworth Products (‘CPI’), a provider of security solutions for IT infrastructure, is integrating Zwipe‘s biometric access control card into its portfolio. The development means that CPI customers will be able to leverage biometric authentication via Zwipe Access cards, enabling authorized individuals to access secure areas with a simple fingerprint scan at a card reader. The…

IMID Access Control Tech Secures HQ of Iconic Canadian Transport Firm

IMID Access Control Tech Secures HQ of Iconic Canadian Transport Firm

“The technology was integrated with Automatic Systems’ SmartLane turnstiles, and in collaboration with Canadian partner Infynia Security.” An iconic Canadian company has deployed FST Biometrics‘ In Motion Identification (IMID) system at its headquarters in Montreal. CN (or, the ‘Canadian National Railway Company’) has implemented FST’s biometric access control system at all of the access points…

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