physical access control

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…

BIO-key Representatives Showcase Solutions at CES Unveiled New York

BIO-key Representatives Showcase Solutions at CES Unveiled New York

BIO-key representatives are in New York City today to present the company’s latest biometric padlocks at CES Unveiled New York. It’s an invite-only event meant to offer a kind of sneak preview of the innovative technologies to be showcased at the annual Consumer Electronics Show, which is held each January. BIO-key first unveiled its TouchLock…

Buzz Builds as ISC East Approaches

Buzz Builds as ISC East Approaches

Buzz continues to build for next week’s ISC East, northeastern America’s flagship security convention. There is plenty of reason for excitement, but one of the biggest factors is a keynote address scheduled for delivery from a legendary former NYPD commissioner. Ray Kelly served as the head of the force during a tumultuous time – the years…

BIO-key to Issue Q3 Results on Nov. 14

BIO-key to Issue Q3 Results on Nov. 14

BIO-key will publish its Q3 results after the market close on November 14th, the company has announced. The update will mark the end of an eventful period for the company. BIO-key’s fingerprint reader technology made its television debut in October when its SideTouch USB solution was showcased on the Home Shopping Network, and the company…

NEC Facial Recognition Tech Used to Secure Sports Stadium in Taipei

NEC Facial Recognition Tech Used to Secure Sports Stadium in Taipei

NEC‘s facial recognition technology has now been deployed at the 29th Universiade, a sports facility in Taipei, Taiwan. The system allows for near-passive authentication of stadium employees. While they are still required to scan their ID cards over a reader, their faces are scanned by NEC’s system as they approach the gate, with no need…

Biometric Vehicle Access is Only a Matter of Time

Biometric Vehicle Access is Only a Matter of Time

by Kayla Matthews Biometrics Begin Where Keys End Insert the key of your mid-80’s Ford Bronco into the door of another Bronco of the same era, and there’s a serious chance it might just turn over and grant you access. That’s not a comforting thing to know if you’re the owner of a mid-80s Bronco. …

BIO-key Brings Biometric Padlocks to the US Market

BIO-key Brings Biometric Padlocks to the US Market

BIO-key‘s TouchLock biometric padlocks are now available in the US. The company has set up its own e-commerce site for the products, and they are available through Amazon. BIO-key says that “in the coming weeks and months” the products will also arrive in “select stores” through its distribution partners, according to a statement. BIO-key first…

Ievo Fingerprint Readers Help to Secure Security Firm

Ievo Fingerprint Readers Help to Secure Security Firm

A security firm based in the UK’s West Midlands has contracted some extra security for its own surveillance center: Ievo has announced that its biometric fingerprint readers have been deployed at Cougar Monitoring’s operations center in Cradley Heath. The center is staffed around-the-clock, with Cougar Monitoring security experts scanning CCTV feeds and monitoring alarm systems…

IDEMIA Announces Second NFL Partnership for TSA PreCheck

IDEMIA Announces Second NFL Partnership for TSA PreCheck

IDEMIA has announced another partnership with an NFL football team to promote TSA PreCheck enrollment. The management of the San Francisco 49ers will host IDEMIA’s enrollment desks at the Levi’s Stadium. News of the partnership comes soon after IDEMIA announced a similar partnership with the New York Jets, marking an expansion of its efforts to…

Suprema’s BioEntry P2 to Start Shipping in Late October

Suprema’s BioEntry P2 to Start Shipping in Late October

Suprema has officially launched BioEntry P2, its latest fingerprint reader for access control. First announced this past June, the device uses an optical fingerprint sensor for user authentication, and also offers dual-band RFID reading. It features a 1.0GHz processor supporting matching speeds of 10,000 per second; and it has 8GB of memory allowing for 10,000…

New Suprema CoreStation Can Support Half a Million Users

New Suprema CoreStation Can Support Half a Million Users

“The CoreStation access control solution was launched in conjunction with the BioEntry P2…” Suprema has announced a new biometric access control solution aimed at larger enterprise organizations with centralized IT infrastructure. Dubbed CoreStation, the door controller system is designed for use with Suprema’s BioStar 2 software platform. It can support up to half a million registered…

IdentoGO Gets First NFL Partner in New York Jets

IdentoGO Gets First NFL Partner in New York Jets

IDEMIA‘s IdentoGO organization has signed on its first NFL partner to promote its TSA PreCheck biometric authentication program — the New York Jets. The partnership will see PreCheck registration made available to Jets fans at MetLife Stadium during all Jets home games this season. Those who sign up will then be have access to expedited, biometric…

BIO-key’s TouchLock TSA Biometric Padlock for Luggage Unveiled at Travel Retail Expo

BIO-key’s TouchLock TSA Biometric Padlock for Luggage Unveiled at Travel Retail Expo

BIO-key‘s latest hardware products have made their debut at this week’s TFWA Duty Free & Travel Retail Global Summit in Cannes, France. The company’s retail travel partner, Travel Retail Distribution Group, has used the occasion to unveil its TouchLock TSA biometric padlock for luggage. The luggage padlocks follow the introduction of BIO-key’s standard-size biometric padlocks…

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…

Invixium Software Integrated Into Paxton’s Net2

Invixium Software Integrated Into Paxton’s Net2

Invixium has connected its IXM WEB biometric software to another access control platform: It now supports Paxton’s Net2 solution. The integration should help with biometric onboarding of end users, with Net2 administrators being instantly transitioned to the IXM WEB system for biometric registration. Meanwhile, IXM WEB’s IXM Link module automatically syncs user data between the…

RS2 Announces Support for Invixium Biometric Readers

RS2 Announces Support for Invixium Biometric Readers

RS2’s Access It! access control software now supports Invixium biometric readers thanks to a new partnership between the companies. The support is enabled through Invixium’s IXM Link module, which enables automatic synchronization of user data between databases, allowing RS2’s Access It! software to work with Invixium’s IXM WEB software. For RS2, it’s just the latest…

New HID Global Smart Card Brings PIV Compliance to Gov’t Visitors

New HID Global Smart Card Brings PIV Compliance to Gov’t Visitors

HID Global has announced a new smart card for government access control. Called the HID Crescendo Temporary Access Card, it’s designed to let government authorities issue visitor cards that offer the same PIV and PIV-I compliance found on standard issue government smart cards. The card is based on public key infrastructure, leveraging HID Global’s IdenTrust…

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