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ICAP Looking to Move Some Biometrics Patents

ICAP Looking to Move Some Biometrics Patents

ICAP Patent Brokerage is putting the word out that they have some patents available that cover “a biometrics-based credit card fraud prevention system, for use at the point-of-sale”. The patents will be available for bidding until December 4th. It isn’t clear exactly what the system entails, but from ICAP’s description it sounds pretty comprehensive. In…

Scriptel Offers Greater e-Signature Integration, Biometric Compatibility

Scriptel Offers Greater e-Signature Integration, Biometric Compatibility

Scriptel Corporation, a company specializing in the digitization of penmanship, has announced a new piece of software that will allow users to import their signatures into a number of popular digital document formats including Word and Adobe Acrobat docs. The software, called Sign and Save, will work in conjunction with the company’s ScripTouch hardware. Scriptel’s…

TSI Wins Patent for Cryptographic Biometric Technology

TSI Wins Patent for Cryptographic Biometric Technology

Transaction Security, Inc. (TSI) has been granted an important patent for cryptographic biometric technology it has been developing for several years. Its Crypto-Sign technology revolves around the integration of biometric identification sensors into mobile devices, and storing that data in an encrypted form locally, on the device itself. Company spokespeople say that their aim is to…

EyeLock Integrates Iris Biometrics With Password Management Software

EyeLock Integrates Iris Biometrics With Password Management Software

In addition to being highly vulnerable to attack and extremely inconvenient to use on mobile devices, passwords are difficult to manage. Propper password protocol dictates that in addition to being increasingly complex, the strings of alphanumeric characters that protect our accounts each need to be unique. This last password annoyance is being addressed by management…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Multi-Modal Month Begins

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Multi-Modal Month Begins

This past week at findBIOMETRICS we began our month-long celebration of diversity in biometrics. June is Multi-Modal Month, recognizing the various types of biometric recognition, their various strengths and areas of application. It was a convenient week to begin walking down this thematic road, too. Industry news was very broad in scope, with stories on…

Interview: Walter Hamilton on Florida Student Biometrics Ban

IBIAnlBill 188 passed legislature a few weeks ago, waiting for the governor’s signature until yesterday when it passed into law. Immediately after it made its way to the governor’s desk, Walter Hamilton, vice-chairman of the IBIA got in touch with findBIOMETRICS in order to discuss the bold anti-biometrics move in Florida.

Zetes Supplying Biometrics For Ugandan Voter Registration

Zetes Supplying Biometrics For Ugandan Voter Registration

March 21, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      The next Ugandan presidential election is scheduled to take place in 2016, and until then citizens are going to be submitting their biometrics in a new voter registration initiative powered by Zetes. The identity and mobility specialist company announced recently that thanks to a newly…

Nigerian Bank Project Pilot Launched Featuring DERMALOG Biometric System

Nigerian Bank Project Pilot Launched Featuring DERMALOG Biometric System

February 19, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter The first phase of an ambitious Nigerian financial project that will see all banking customers across the nation identified via fingerprint is now operational. The pilot phase for this project, which leverages biometric technology from DERMALOG Identification Systems to provide strong transaction protection, launched on February 14,…

Biometrics Makes Headlines – The findBIOMETRICS 2013 Year in Review

Biometrics Makes Headlines – The findBIOMETRICS 2013 Year in Review

January 15, 2014 – by Peter O’Neill   This is our 11th Anniversary Year in Review. Thanks to all on our expert panel. This is the largest yearly global snapshot of our industry. What a year for the Biometrics and Identification Industry!   The past year in biometrics was explosive. Biometrics has become real. From the…

CARTES 2013: Signature Fingerprint Scanner to Make Appearance at Paris Event

November 18, 2013 – by Peter B. Counter Multifactor authentication is a big part of better than password security represented by biometrics. Where one factor might be spoofed through a number of methods that the industry is trying to counter-attack through collaborative efforts, additional security measures can be added to increase the difficulty of defrauding…

Multispectral Enrollment Stations Enable New Senegalese Biometric Visa From Zetes

  October 15, 2013 – by Peter B. Counter Sengal’s Société Nationale d’Edition de Documents Administratifs et d’Identification (SENDAI) has awarded Zetes a contract to produce the country with biometric visas. The initiative to do so will be undertaken via 66 fixed biometric enrollment stations throughout the country all featuring two Lumidigm V-Series fingerprint sensors.…

Lumidigm Singled Out For Biometric Payment Protection in Argentina

Lumidigm Singled Out For Biometric Payment Protection in Argentina

October 2, 2013 – by Peter B. Counter Banco Supervielle won a Financial Innovation Award at September’s FELABAN CLAB 2013 Congress in Miami for its pensioner biometric identification project. The Argentinean private bank has Lumidigm to thank for this, the biometric solutions provider making it possible for Banco Supervielle to streamline the payment and transfer…

Global Biometric Healthcare Market to Reach $5.8 Billion By 2019

September 27, 2013 – by Peter B. Counter In 2012 the global healthcare biometrics market was valued at $1.2 billion (USD). This encompasses all authenticating factors including fingerprint, face, iris, voice, vein, signature and hand recognition solutions, all of which have a wide variety of uses in the medical space, whether it’s in the area…

Opening Keynote at BCC 2013 in Tampa – The Message

September 17, 2013 – by Peter B. Counter The world of biometrics hit the floor early this morning in Tampa, Florida, as government officials, industry persons and academics in the field of identity and biometrics converged on the Tampa Convention Center for a continental breakfast followed by the opening pannel and keynote that launched this…

Using Palm Vein Identification, ScanSys, Inc. Unveils a Revolutionary Application for Secure Identification and Authentication

Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Identifying authorized users through palm vein identification, the ScanSys sensor generates a biometric signature matched against pre-entered palm vein patterns, allowing for secure personnel identification in any industry. The application promises to expand to a wide range of vertical markets. The ScanSys sensor uses near-infrared technology to capture a person’s…

MasterCard to Power Nigerian Identity Card Program

CAPE TOWN, South Africa–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Nigerian National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and MasterCard today announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa the roll-out of 13 million MasterCard-branded National Identity Smart Cards with electronic payment capability as a pilot program. The National Identity Smart Card is the Card Scheme under the recently deployed National Identity Management System (NIMS). This…

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