Recognition

Global Market for Iris Biometrics Growth Linked to Expanding Application Areas and Technology Advances in new GIA Report

Prominent among the contactless biometric identification technologies, Iris biometrics identifies an individual by analyzing random colored patterns within human irises, which are unique to each individual and do not easily alter over lifetime. Relatively young in the biometric identification market with commercial availability only since 1995, iris biometrics, thanks to its swift results, low failure…

MinuteHound Time Clock Calculator Instantly Forecasts Financial Benefit of Biometric Time and Attendance

MinuteHound’s free Time Clock Calculator shows employers how much money their own business is losing due to time theft, buddy punching, human error, and unnecessary payroll expenses. By entering in basic information (no contact information required), a business can obtain a detailed report of potential savings, including explanations and a thorough breakdown. The time clock…

Hand Geometry Biometrics Market to Reach US$151.5 Million by 2018 says Global Industry Analysts

As one of the earliest biometric technologies focused on analyzing the physical dimensions of the human hand for identity verification and authentication, hand geometry is widely utilized in commercial physical access control applications. Hand geometry involves generating a complete image of the hand via high resolution imaging, analyzing and measuring specific characteristics of hand, such…

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to Solve More Crimes for Improved Public Safety with New Morpho Automated Biometric Identification Solution

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) will soon be able to search, match, identify, and verify fingerprints with even greater speed and accuracy, thanks to a system upgrade contract recently signed with MorphoTrak, part of Morpho (Safran). The new contract upgrades the existing TBI fingerprint system with the latest technology from Morpho, the Morpho Biometric…

Human Recognition Systems Deploy MTrust Mobile Biometric Identification for UKBA Tier 4 Compliance

Human Recognition Systems has successfully deployed its identity registration platform, MTrust™, for a new customer in the education sector to help ensure compliance with the UK Border Agency’s (UKBA) Tier 4 regulations for international student sponsorship. Leveraging rugged, handheld touchscreen devices with an integrated fingerprint reader, MTrust™ is the first solution of its kind to…

Flex Analytics LLC Partnership with piXlogic Inc. Brings Unprecedented Biometric Image and Video Search to Government and Industry

Flex Analytics LLC, a provider of multimedia analytical solutions for government and industry and value-added software reseller, is pleased to announce a partnership with piXlogic Inc., the leading manufacturer of image and video search software. Flex Analytics is working on a range of solutions incorporating piXlogic’s image and video analytics software including turnkey solutions that…

Dragnet Solutions, Warwick Warp UK to Launch Biometric Identity Database

Dragnet Solutions, Nigeria’s leading computer-based testing and talent management firm, in partnership with the UK-based biometric solutions company, Warwick Warp (UK) Limited, will soon launch a Centralized Biometric Identity Database for West African Countries. Biometrics refers to the identification of humans by their characteristics or traits.Biometric identifiers are the distinctive, measurable characteristics used to label…

Asia’s Flagship Security Expo SEECON Will Come Back to South Korea, 6~8 March, 2013

SECON 2013 (International Security Conference & Exhibition 2013) (http://www.seconexpo.com) has opened its online registration. Visitors who pre-register at the SECON 2013 website can attend the event for free. The pre-registration ends on February 28, 2013. SECON 2013 is sponsored by three Korean ministries — the Ministry of Knowledge Economy, the Ministry of Public Administration and…

MegaMatcher Accelerator 5.0 Solution Provides High Speed, High Volume Biometric Fingerprint and Iris Identification for National-scale Projects

Neurotechnology, a provider of high-precision biometric identification technologies, today announced the release of MegaMatcher Accelerator 5.0, a multi-biometric software and hardware solution designed for large-scale projects that require high-volume, high-speed fingerprint and/or iris identification using very large databases. Enhancements in MegaMatcher Accelerator 5.0 provide the high level of control, versatility, speed and accuracy required for…

findBIOMETRICS Year in Review 2012

This is our 10th Anniversary Year in Review and the response this year was our largest ever with 68 companies/industry experts responding to our questionnaire!

yir2k12Thanks to all on our expert panel. This is the largest yearly global snapshot of our industry and over the past 10 years we have seen so many changes. The industry is entering into a serious growth phase right now. So many companies are reporting new markets, new verticals, new and innovative product lines, new partnerships and new deployments…several in the hundreds of millions of enrollees. There is a clear indication that GROWTH is where we are heading over the next 5 years. I can’t wait to see what the Identity and Biometrics world will look like then.

We received responses from Canada, Spain, Russia, China, Ireland, Brazil, Hong Kong, Sweden, Germany, UK, Israel, France, Korea, The Netherlands, Taiwan, Lithuania, Singapore, Japan, Italy, Malaysia and the USA.

Participants include:

Iris ID Systems Inc., MorphoTrak, Lumidigm, IBIA, 3M Cogent, Cross Match Technologies, MITRE, Aware, Lockheed Martin, SmartMatic, ZKTeco, Northstar Recruiting, San Jose State University, Greenbit, NEC, Suprema, Daon, IEEE, WCC Smart Search and Search, Digital Persona, MorphoTrust, FaceFirst, Avalon Biometrics, AOptix, Natural Security, Agnitio, ekey Biometric Systems, Innometrics, Smart Sensors, Identification Technology Partners, Fingerprint Cards, IriTech, BIO-key, Cognitec, SIC Biometrics, SRI International, Creative Information Technology, Accenture, TBS- Touchless Biometric Systems, Raptor ID, ipsiti, Secunet, FST21, Biocertification, Nuance Communications, Neurotechnology, Precise Biometrics, Acuity, SecurLinx, Imageware, Speech Technology Center, Unisys, Speed Identity, HSB, Authenware, Human Recognition Systems,  Koehlke, IdentiMetrics, Fulcrum,  SecuGen, Integrated Biometrics, realtime, Voice Security Systems, M2SYS, SOFTPRO, Biometrie-Online.Net, ievo and Fujitsu Frontech North America. 

I hope you enjoy reading the 2012 Year in Review!  

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MorphoTrust General Counsel to Discuss Legal, Commercial Implications of Facial Recognition Technologies at CES

Scott Boylan, general counsel of MorphoTrust USA (Safran group), will speak on the legal, commercial and societal implications of facial recognition technologies on January 9 at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. MorphoTrust is the leading U.S. provider of identity solutions to federal, state and local governments. Facial recognition technologies are…

Precise Biometrics Chosen by a Market-Leading Global Provider of Financial Information Services

The US-based customer has chosen Precise Biometrics as their new fingerprint algorithm vendor following a thorough test of the market. Precise Biometrics’ solution for embedded systems, which includes the top ranked algorithms in NIST/Minex tests, was the main reason for the selection. The customer is aiming to increase the performance of existing and forthcoming fingerprint…

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