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BioFlex S Transforms Samsung Smartphones into Rugged Biometric Devices

BioFlex S Transforms Samsung Smartphones into Rugged Biometric Devices

AMREL has launched a new smartphone module that can turn an ordinary Samsung smartphone into a rugged biometric device. Dubbed the BioFlex S, the new solution combines a rugged AMREL case with the BioMini Slim 2 fingerprint scanner from Suprema ID, and is designed primarily for use in law enforcement. “We have created a versatile,…

ISC East: Princeton Identity VP Bob McKee Talks Iris-Based Access Control [AUDIO INTERVIEW]

ISC East: Princeton Identity VP Bob McKee Talks Iris-Based Access Control [AUDIO INTERVIEW]

Since spinning off from its parent company SRI International in 2016, Princeton Identity has established a rising profile as a provider of sophisticated iris recognition technology, not least because its solutions powered the flagship biometric authentication capabilities of Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 smartphones. Now, the company is looking to make a bigger name…

ISC West 2017: Interview with Princeton Identity CEO Mark Clifton [AUDIO]

ISC West 2017: Interview with Princeton Identity CEO Mark Clifton [AUDIO]

FindBiometrics is in Las Vegas for the ISC West 2017 conference and exhibition. Today FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill stopped by the Princeton Identity booth (#7079) for a brief interview with company CEO Mark Clifton. Princeton Identity is attending the show in the wake of some major releases—its iris recognition technology is featured on Samsung’s recently…

Mobile Biometrics Month 2017: The Roundup

Mobile Biometrics Month 2017: The Roundup

The end of March is upon us and with it we must bring Mobile Biometrics Month 2017 to a close. For the past five weeks we have brought you special featured coverage on the topic of mobile biometrics with interviews, live events coverage, insightful articles, and our usual brand of industry news. Here’s a look…

Samsung Launches Galaxy S8 With Finger, Face and Iris Biometrics

Samsung Launches Galaxy S8 With Finger, Face and Iris Biometrics

Samsung has officially unveiled its newest flagship smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the S8+. And as anticipated, the devices offer multimodal biometric authentication capabilities, supporting fingerprint, iris, and facial recognition. Two of those modalities have long been expected. Fingerprint scanning is now a standard feature on upper-range contemporary smartphones; and after first trying to…