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…

Fingerprint Cards Receives Initial Mass Production Order of 100,000 Units for Its Swipe Sensor Technology in Mobiles from CrucialTec

Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) (STO:FINGB) has received an order for 100,000 units of its swipe sensor technology, for delivery in January 2013. This volume will cover the initial pilot run for mobile phones in Japan scheduled for launch in the second quarter of 2013. Larger orders for the second-quarter launch are expected from April and…

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…

Fingerprint Cards: FPC Granted Operating Line of Credit from Nordea and EKN

Fingerprint Cards (FPC)(STO:FINGB) has been granted an operating line of credit of SEK 15 M. Nordea has granted the operating line of credit, which is combined with an operating line of credit guarantee from the Swedish Export Credits Guarantee Board (EKN). The guarantee is offered to banks and other creditors that grant credits to small…

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…