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INTERVIEW: Invixium CEO Shiraz Kapadia on ISC West and Biometrics Industry Trends

FindBiometrics is in Las Vegas this week reporting live from ISC West. The exhibition hall opens tomorrow, April 10, and Canadian biometrics company Invixium will be exhibiting from booth 22109, showcasing its advanced multimodal identity and access solutions at the biggest converged security expo in the United States. Prior to the show, FindBiometrics President Peter…

FindBiometrics and ISC West are Putting Biometrics in the Security Spotlight

FindBiometrics and ISC West are Putting Biometrics in the Security Spotlight

ISC West, the largest converged security trade show in the United States, plays an integral role in the biometrics industry. Every April, the conference sets the trends for the rest of the year’s most critical discussions in biometric access, time & attendance, enterprise identity and more. That’s why we partnered with ISC West in 2017,…

Year in Review: The Industry Speaks, pt. 2

Year in Review: The Industry Speaks, pt. 2

The 2018 FindBiometrics Year in Review survey and analysis is complete. Through our month-long analysis of the survey results via featured articles, interviews and the inaugural Mobile ID World podcast, the stage has been set for 2019 in terms of what trends we can expect to carry though the coming months. But the festivities aren’t…

Year in Review: The Industry Speaks, pt.1

Year in Review: The Industry Speaks, pt.1

The 2018 FindBiometrics Year in Review survey and analysis is complete. Through our month long analysis of the survey results – via featured articles, interviews and the inaugural Mobile ID World podcast – the stage has been set for 2019 in terms of what trends we can expect to carry though the coming months. But…

Industry Leaders IDEMIA, NEC, BioConnect, Daon, Aware and More Featured in the New FindBiometrics Directory

Industry Leaders IDEMIA, NEC, BioConnect, Daon, Aware and More Featured in the New FindBiometrics Directory

As the biometrics industry continues to grow at an accelerated pace, with authentication and identification solutions proliferating the market, relying parties looking to deploy technologies in the enterprise, financial services, government, retail and healthcare markets are presented with a daunting abundance of choice. The quick pace at which the biometrics industry has grown left little…

ImageWare Hones Japan Focus with TwoFive, Inc. Partnership

ImageWare Hones Japan Focus with TwoFive, Inc. Partnership

“We are excited to integrate, distribute and support the industry’s best of breed platform for multi-factor biometrics with ImageWare.” – Nobuhiro Suemasa, CEO, TwoFive, Inc. A new partner could help ImageWare to extend its market presence in Japan. Called TwoFive, Inc., the Tokyo-based firm offers security solutions to Japan’s service provider industry. Thanks to its partnership…

IDEMIA to Bring Biometrics Demos to the Heart of London

IDEMIA to Bring Biometrics Demos to the Heart of London

IDEMIA is looking to raise its profile in the UK with a new “Pop-Up Innovation Center” that will be situated in the Queen Elizabeth II Center. That’s right in Westminster, right in the heart of London. The Pop-Up Innovation Center will essentially act as a demo showroom, with IDEMIA announcing in a statement that it…

Beijing Subway Seeks to Improve Efficiency with Biometric Passenger Recognition

Beijing Subway Seeks to Improve Efficiency with Biometric Passenger Recognition

Administrators of Beijing’s subway system are planning to implement biometric passenger recognition in the transit network, according to a China Daily report. The announcement was made by a senior Beijing Subway official at last week’s International Metro Transit Exhibition, which was held in the city. The aim is to improve the subway system’s efficiency. Over…

FaceFirst Launches Biometric Shoplifter Alert System for Retailers

FaceFirst Launches Biometric Shoplifter Alert System for Retailers

Los Angeles-based FaceFirst has launched a new facial recognition solution for security surveillance aimed at the retail market. Dubbed “Sentinel-IQ”, the platform is designed to identify known shoplifters and criminals, and to send an alert to administrators the moment such individuals are detected by the surveillance system. And it’s available in multiple deployment configurations including…

INTERVIEW: BioCatch Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer Frances Zelazny at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

INTERVIEW: BioCatch Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer Frances Zelazny at Money20/20 Europe [AUDIO]

As a behavioral biometrics company, BioCatch focuses on preventing fraud while providing online and mobile users frictionless experiences. Being able to recognize human and non-human users through behavioral biometric profiles, identifying stolen and synthetic identity has been the company’s major focus, and with  behavioral biometrics taking a place center stage BioCatch Chief Strategy & Marketing…

Biometrics to Help Drive $4.63B in Airport IT Spending by 2023: Report

Biometrics to Help Drive $4.63B in Airport IT Spending by 2023: Report

The global airport industry increasingly looking to IT solutions to help drive and facilitate growth, with innovative technologies like biometrics being key to those efforts, suggests a new Frost & Sullivan report. Entitled “Digital Transformation in Airports”, the report predicts that by 2023, airport IT spending will reach $4.63 billion, driven largely by growth in…

BRIEF: The Ongoing Ascent of Biometric Surveillance

BRIEF: The Ongoing Ascent of Biometric Surveillance

For good or for ill, governments around the world have sought to track citizens and non-citizens alike throughout history. And for good or ill, biometric technology has emerged to make such surveillance easier and more effective. Particularly over the last several years, with the advent of facial recognition that can scan hours and hours of…

SIA Predicts Growing Importance of AI, Blockchain in 2018 Digital Security Trends

SIA Predicts Growing Importance of AI, Blockchain in 2018 Digital Security Trends

It’s going to be an interesting year in digital security, suggests the Security Industry Association’s “Data Privacy and Security Trends for 2018” report. The first key trend outlined in the report is the rise of AI, both for the good guys and the bad guys. The report quotes Alan Silberberg, CEO of digital security consultancy…

INTERVIEW: Jim Sullivan, SVP, Strategy and Business Development, BIO-key

INTERVIEW: Jim Sullivan, SVP, Strategy and Business Development, BIO-key

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Jim Sullivan, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, BIO-key. The interview begins with highlights from BIO-key’s exciting and productive 2017, as well as discussion of the financial biometrics market, before taking a deep-dive into the company’s enterprise operations. O’Neill and Sullivan delve into the nuances of implementing…

Facial Recognition May Be Coming to Hockey Arenas: Report

Facial Recognition May Be Coming to Hockey Arenas: Report

Facial recognition security may soon come to NHL games, suggests a new report from TSN. The idea is to screen those entering hockey arenas for potential criminals and other security risks. It’s not yet a matter of open discussion, but TSN’s report asserts that a “senior executive with one NHL club” told its journalist that…

Breached Records Total Goes Up with Conclusion of Equifax Forensic Investigation

Breached Records Total Goes Up with Conclusion of Equifax Forensic Investigation

An external cybersecurity firm’s forensic investigation into the Equifax breach has concluded, and the number of individuals affected by the hack attack has gone up. Mandiant, which was retained to carry out the investigation after Equifax first discovered the breach, found that an additional 2.5 million Americans were impacted, bringing the total to 145.5 million.…

Hackers Aren’t Ahead, We Are Behind: BIO-key CEO

Hackers Aren’t Ahead, We Are Behind: BIO-key CEO

In the wake of this month’s Equifax data breach, BIO-key CEO Mike DePasquale is urging readers of his company’s blog, “Don’t Get Mad, Get Furious”. Clearly exasperated, DePasquale argues that the breach – and the many others that followed it – don’t so much illustrate that hackers are a step ahead of us, but rather…

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