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Knomi Mobile Authentication System Combines Behavioral, Face & Voice Biometrics

Knomi Mobile Authentication System Combines Behavioral, Face & Voice Biometrics

“…Knomi also features ‘proprietary liveness detection techniques that use both passive and interactive methods’ to thwart spoofing attempts.” Aware, Inc. has announced a new mobile authentication solution that combines behavioral biometrics with facial and voice recognition. Called Knomi, the solution is available as a package of SDKs. It can be deployed either as a server-based…

Haptrics To Incorporate Precise Biometrics Software Into Fingerprint Sensors

Haptrics To Incorporate Precise Biometrics Software Into Fingerprint Sensors

Precise Biometrics has signed on with a new licensing partner for its Precise BioMatch Mobile algorithm software. Korea-based fabless semiconductor specialist Haptrics Inc. will incorporate the technology into its CMOS fingerprint sensors. The deal will see Haptrics pay annual licensing fees to Precise Biometrics, as well as royalties based on the number of sensors sold…

Precise BioLive Brings Liveness Detection to New Biometric Keyboard

Precise BioLive Brings Liveness Detection to New Biometric Keyboard

“Precise Biometrics’ contribution comes by way of liveness detection technology it acquired when it bought NexID earlier this year.” Key Source International’s new biometric keyboard features Precise Biometrics technology, the latter has revealed. The KSI-1700 UB keyboard was first unveiled several weeks ago, and features an embedded fingerprint sensor provided by SecuGen, the FAP 20…

Precise Biometrics Software Powers AirPlus Biometric Payment Card

Precise Biometrics Software Powers AirPlus Biometric Payment Card

“Ultimately the aim is to enable contact and contactless biometric payments for AirPlus’s 49,000 corporate clients worldwide…” AirPlus’s new biometric payment card uses Precise Biometrics software, the latter has revealed. The dual interface payment card was announced last week. It features an embedded fingerprint sensor care of Fingerprint Cards, a longtime hardware partner of Precise…

Oxford Computer Group to Offer Crossmatch Solutions to Microsoft Clients

Oxford Computer Group to Offer Crossmatch Solutions to Microsoft Clients

“The deal will see Oxford Computer Group offering Crossmatch fingerprint readers and its DigitalPersona Composite Authentication software to its Microsoft-based customers.” Windows users will soon be able to use Crossmatch technology for biometric authentication on their devices. The latter tech firm has announced that it has inked a reseller agreement with Oxford Computer Group. The…

Face ID: Exactly How Revolutionary Is It?

Face ID: Exactly How Revolutionary Is It?

Apple has created quite a stir with its unveiling of the iPhone X, and not least because of its Face ID facial recognition system. Together with Apple’s framing of the issue, and the media response it has provoked, casual observers might be led to believe it’s a revolutionary new technology. But facial recognition in general…

Precise Biometrics Publishes Liveness Detection White Paper

Precise Biometrics Publishes Liveness Detection White Paper

“Precise Biometrics argued that the issue of liveness detection on mobile devices – which are increasingly being used for online purchases – is quickly becoming a critical issue.” Precise Biometrics has published a white paper on the importance of liveness detection for mobile biometrics. Entitled “Spoof and Liveness Detection for the Mobile Biometrics Market,” the…

Kony Embraces Daon’s IdentityX Platform

Kony Embraces Daon’s IdentityX Platform

“Daon’s IdentityX technology has proven popular as numerous companies — particularly in the financial services sector – have sought to easily integrate biometric authentication into their digital platforms and services.” Daon has found a new client partner for its IdentityX multifactor authentication platform. The company has announced a deal with Kony, an enterprise-focused app development…

Veridium Wins Grant to Trial Biometric Android Authentication for Developing Regions

Veridium Wins Grant to Trial Biometric Android Authentication for Developing Regions

Veridium has received a grant award to help the company pursue Android authentication solutions for populations in developing countries. The grant comes by way of the Digital Financial Services Innovation Lab, a fintech accelerator program supporting by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The funds will be used for a pilot project in a developing…

Precise Biometrics Finds Its Next R&D Director

Precise Biometrics Finds Its Next R&D Director

Precise Biometrics has found its new R&D Director, and he comes from within the company’s own ranks. Fredrik Clementson, a Precise Biometrics engineer, will take the position starting September 1st. The search began in late spring, when Rutger Petersson, who has been with the company for a decade, announced his resignation as he sought to…

Fujitsu, ImageWare Announce Partnership Expansion

Fujitsu, ImageWare Announce Partnership Expansion

Fujitsu and ImageWare are expanding their partnership, the companies have announced. The news comes soon after Fujitsu became a reseller of ImageWare’s biometric security products and services, integrating its facial and voice recognition technologies into its Fujitsu Cloud Service K5 solution. But the companies had worked together before, having initially entered into a partnership several…

Precise Biometrics And O-Film Enter Licensing Agreement

Precise Biometrics And O-Film Enter Licensing Agreement

“News of the agreement follows multiple other licensing agreements sealed by Precise Biometrics this year, including deals with sensor maker MELFAS and touch solutions provider Zeitec Semiconductor Co.” Precise Biometrics has entered into a licensing agreement with a new client – Shenzhen-based electronic components maker O-Film. The client will use Precise Biometrics’ flagship mobile fingerprint…

Precise Biometrics Software Used In Qualcomm Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor

Precise Biometrics Software Used In Qualcomm Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor

“While the ultrasonic scanning is enabled by the sensor hardware, their biometric matching is the product of Precise Biometrics’ flagship software platform, Precise BioMatch Mobile.” Precise Biometrics algorithm software is being used in Qualcomm’s new ultrasonic fingerprint sensors, the company has revealed. The sensors were announced at last week’s Mobile World Congress Shanghai event, where…

Money20/20 Europe: Daon Integrates EyeVerify Tech Into IdentityX Platform

Money20/20 Europe: Daon Integrates EyeVerify Tech Into IdentityX Platform

“…given Daon’s prominence as a provider of mobile authentication solutions, it offers a high-profile boost to EyeVerify and its technology – perhaps the biggest since the company’s acquisition by Alipay operator Ant Financial.” Daon has integrated EyeVerify‘s Eyeprint ID technology into its IdentityX platform, thanks to a new partnership announced at this week’s Money20/20 Europe event.…

Neurotechnology Announces SentiVeillance Server Facial Recognition Solution

Neurotechnology Announces SentiVeillance Server Facial Recognition Solution

Neurotechnology has announced SentiVeillance Server, a new facial recognition solution designed for easy deployment on video surveillance systems. It’s compatible with the video management systems Evo Global, Evo S, Luxriot Evo, and Milestone XProtect VMS, enabling user to quickly identify faces in video streams, and to configure automatic alert notifications when certain faces – or…

Neurotechnology Announces MegaMatcher Accelerator Extreme

Neurotechnology Announces MegaMatcher Accelerator Extreme

“It can also manage 200 million iris templates, 40 million faces, and 160 million fingerprint templates on one server.” Neurotechnology has announced a new version of its MegaMatcher Accelerator biometric software platform that enables faster matching than ever. It’s called MegaMatcher Accelerator Extreme, and Neurotechnology says that on a single server it can match 700…

Sharp Z3 Smartphone Uses Precise Biometrics Tech

Sharp Z3 Smartphone Uses Precise Biometrics Tech

Precise Biometrics technology is helping to power the fingerprint scanning functionality of a new Sharp smartphone. The Sharp Z3 uses a fingerprint sensor provided by Fingerprint Cards, a longtime hardware partner of Precise Biometrics. Meanwhile, the algorithm software in play is Precise BioMatch Mobile, Precise Biometrics’ flagship solution for mobile devices. Sharp is a returning…

Experian to Integrate IdentityX Biometrics Into Anti-Fraud Platform

Experian to Integrate IdentityX Biometrics Into Anti-Fraud Platform

“As with other integrations of Daon’s pioneering mobile platform, Experian’s will enable fingerprint, voice, and facial recognition for partners using the CrossCore platform.” Experian is going to be the next major organization to take advantage of Daon’s IdentityX biometric authentication platform, with plans to integrate it into its CrossCore identity security system. As with other…

Precise Biometrics Licenses Software to Korea-Based MELFAS

Precise Biometrics Licenses Software to Korea-Based MELFAS

Precise Biometrics has entered into a new licensing agreement with MELFAS, a Korea-based sensor maker, the company has announced. The deal will see Precise Biometrics’ Precise BioMatch Mobile algorithm software integrated into mobile devices via MELFAS sensors. That in turn will bring per-unit licensing fees to Precise Biometrics, along with an annual fee and a fee…

Aware Announces First in New ‘Indigo’ Line of SaaS Services

Aware Announces First in New ‘Indigo’ Line of SaaS Services

Aware, Inc. has announced a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution for biometric onboarding and matching. Called Indigo|Onboard, it’s the first in the company’s new Indigo line of SaaS offerings. Aware says the new solution offers browser-based face and even fingerprint scanning through the company’s WebEnroll system. Biometric records can then be searched through a separate application,…

Precise Biometrics Software Integrated into Micromax Phone via FPC

Precise Biometrics Software Integrated into Micromax Phone via FPC

A new smartphone from Micromax is using Precise Biometrics technology to power its fingerprint scanning functionality. In a statement announcing the integration, Precise Biometrics declined to say which specific model is using the Precise BioMatch Mobile algorithm software – the company has launched multiple devices over the past several weeks – but it did indicate…

Precise Biometrics Tech Integrated into Chinese Phone via Silead Sensors

Precise Biometrics Tech Integrated into Chinese Phone via Silead Sensors

“Precise Biometrics also noted that the integration comes via Silead, a China-based IC specialist with which the company entered into a partnership about two years ago, in the spring of 2015.” Precise Biometrics technology is being used in another new smartphone. Announcing the integration in a statement, Precise Biometrics declined to name the new device…

Annual Report Shows Precise Biometrics on the Rise

Annual Report Shows Precise Biometrics on the Rise

Precise Biometrics has issued an Annual Report for 2016, outlining a positive vision of the company’s future. The report begins with an echo of CEO Håkan Persson’s comments from the company’s Q4 and year-end report issued in February, asserting that “2016 was the company’s best year so far”. Indeed, it marks the culmination of a years-long…

Financial ID Briefing: Money Talks Down Under

Financial ID Briefing: Money Talks Down Under

The Financial ID Briefing brings you top highlights from the world of biometrics, mobile ID and finance. It is powered by FindBiometrics and Money20/20. Samsung Pay Launches in UAE Samsung Pay has come to the United Arab Emirates. Initially arriving via an early access program, Mastercard quickly announced its support for Samsung’s contactless mobile wallet in the…

BQ Aquaris X5 Plus Uses Precise BioMatch Mobile

BQ Aquaris X5 Plus Uses Precise BioMatch Mobile

“It’s the same sensor used in BQ’s Aquaris U Plus smartphone, which also featured Precise Biometrics algorithm software.” Precise Biometrics‘ flagship biometric algorithm software is being used to power the fingerprint scanning capabilities of another new smartphone from Spain-based OEM BQ. The new BQ Aquaris X5 Plus uses Precise BioMatch Mobile software care of an…

Precise Biometrics To Licence Software To Zeitec Semiconductor

Precise Biometrics To Licence Software To Zeitec Semiconductor

Precise Biometrics has entered into a new licensing agreement with Zeitec Semiconductor Co., a Taiwan-based touch solution provider. In a statement announcing the agreement, Precise Biometrics indicated that it would entail a per-unit licensing fee, as well as support and maintenance fees. The company expects revenues to start coming in this quarter. Commenting on the…

Precise Biometrics Signs Licensing Agreement With NXP Semiconductors

Precise Biometrics Signs Licensing Agreement With NXP Semiconductors

Precise Biometrics has another new hardware partner. The company has signed an agreement licensing its Precise BioMatch algorithm software to NXP Semiconductors. It’s a licensing agreement that could see Precise Biometrics’ software integrated into a range of products, with NXP targeting a wide swath of the Internet of Things market with its embedded chip technologies.…

Upgraded SentiVeillance SDK Enables Facial Recognition on 10 Camera Feeds with One PC

Upgraded SentiVeillance SDK Enables Facial Recognition on 10 Camera Feeds with One PC

Neurotechnology has announced an upgraded version of its SentiVeillance SDK. Version 6.0 allows for the use of facial recognition on up to 10 surveillance feeds simultaneously using just one computer, and adds a GPU to help increase the speed of its scanning. It also allows users to dynamically adjust the system to focus more on…

Precise BioMatch Mobile Used in Two New Xiaomi Devices

Precise BioMatch Mobile Used in Two New Xiaomi Devices

Precise Biometrics‘ algorithm software is being used in two new Xiaomi devices, the company has announced. One of them is the Redmi 4X, the latest entry in Xiaomi’s Redmi line to take advantage of the Precise BioMatch Mobile system. The other is the Xiaomi Mi 5C, following previous Mi line devices like the Xiaomi Mi Mix…

Nomination Committee Proposals Hint at Precise Biometrics’ Approach to 2017

Nomination Committee Proposals Hint at Precise Biometrics’ Approach to 2017

Precise Biometrics‘ annual general meeting is a couple of months away, but the company’s nomination committee is already offering some indication of what’s in store with some proposals for the board of directors. In brief, the nomination committee is aiming for business as usual, proposing re-election of all current board members and the re-election of Torgny…

Redmi Note 4X Features Precise Biometrics Algorithm Software

Redmi Note 4X Features Precise Biometrics Algorithm Software

Precise Biometrics‘ algorithm software has been integrated into the Redmi Note 4X, a new smartphone from Xiaomi. The device is a sequel to Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4, which also made use of Precise Biometrics’ Precise BioMatch Mobile fingerprint algorithm software. Indeed, Xiaomi is a longtime integrator of Precise Biometrics software, with multiple other devices having integrated…

Precise Biometrics Paints Picture of Challenging Market in Q4 Update

Precise Biometrics Paints Picture of Challenging Market in Q4 Update

Precise Biometrics has announced its Q4 and year-end results for 2016, painting a picture of a company charging through a challenging market. For the quarter, Precise Biometrics saw consolidated net sales of SEK 25.7 million and an after-tax profit of SEK 2.7 million. For the full year, consolidated net sales reached SEK 97.2 million –…

Applied Recognition Opens Ver-ID to Mobile Developers

Applied Recognition Opens Ver-ID to Mobile Developers

Toronto-based Applied Recognition is enabling its Ver-ID biometric credential verification solution for iOS and Android applications. The company has announced that it is now supporting Apache’s Cordova and Adobe’s PhoneGap, popular mobile development platforms. The supports means that developers can add Ver-ID support to their apps “by adding just a few lines of code,” according to a…

Precise Biometrics Finalizes NexID Acquisition

Precise Biometrics Finalizes NexID Acquisition

Precise Biometrics has finalized its acquisition of NexID Biometrics, the company has announced. The deal was first unveiled in December, with Precise Biometrics announcing that it would acquire the liveness detection specialist for 32 million SEK. Only three full-time employees from NexID will join Precise Biometrics as a result of the acquisition, but much of…

Precise Biometrics Scores 17.5 Million SEK Deal

Precise Biometrics Scores 17.5 Million SEK Deal

Precise Biometrics has secured a big new licensing deal that will bring the company revenues of at least 17.5 million SEK over the next couple of years. In a statement announcing the deal, Precise Biometrics declined to name the client in question, but asserted that it’s an existing customer. The new licensing agreement replaces a…

BioConnect and Genetec Combine Biometrics and Security Platforms

BioConnect and Genetec Combine Biometrics and Security Platforms

” Genetec’s Security Center offers video surveillance, automatic license plate recognition, access control, and IP communications applications…” Genetec and BioConnect have joined forces, with the former’s security platform integrating the latter’s biometric identity solution. It’s likely to prove a good fit. Genetec’s Security Center offers video surveillance, automatic license plate recognition, access control, and IP…

News Roundup: Liveness Detection, Public Perception

News Roundup: Liveness Detection, Public Perception

Last week at FindBiometrics we continued to examine the results of our 14th annual Year in Review survey, looking into the state of liveness detection and the public perception of biometrics. The industry news, meanwhile, spanned a wide range of modalities and applications—from fingerprints to face recognition, and financial services to enterprise ID—while we geared…

InnerCore Integrates Face, Voice Authentication Via Sensory’s TrulySecure

InnerCore Integrates Face, Voice Authentication Via Sensory’s TrulySecure

Digital security firm InnerCore has integrated Sensory Inc.‘s TrulySecure technology into its solutions portfolio. That means InnerCore customers now have access to Sensory’s face- and voice-based biometric authentication for their apps. In a statement announcing the integration, Sensory CEO Todd Mozer emphasized the importance of partnerships with value added resellers like InnerCore, which offers its…

Report Points to Ascent of Behavioral Biometrics, Persistent Authentication

Report Points to Ascent of Behavioral Biometrics, Persistent Authentication

The global biometrics market has shifted from one comprised primarily of hardware-based technologies to a mobile-focused, software-driven industry, and behavioral solutions will play an increasingly important role, according to a new report from Mercator Advisory Group. The report cites Google’s efforts with Android in pointing to the rise of persistent and passive authentication systems, which…

Avedon Captial Partners Buys Majority Shares of WCC

Avedon Captial Partners Buys Majority Shares of WCC

WCC Group has both new ownership and leadership. Avedon Capital Partners has now taken a majority shareholding in the company, and former COO Wim Rietdijk has taken the helm as former Executive Board members Peter Went and Mark Wegman step down. The maneuvering revolves around growth. As Rietdijk explains in a statement announcing the changes,…

News Roundup: Fingerprint Sensors, Fingerprint Software

News Roundup: Fingerprint Sensors, Fingerprint Software

Last week at FindBiometrics we took a featured look back on the big mobile and financial market events of 2016, and the major presence biometrics played in all of them. Meanwhile the industry news was filled with fingerprints, connected cars, enterprise applications, and upgrades. Here’s a look back on last week’s top stories in global…

Meitu M6s Uses Precise Biometrics Algorithm Software

Meitu M6s Uses Precise Biometrics Algorithm Software

Precise Biometrics‘ flagship mobile algorithm software is being used to power the fingerprint scanning of the Meitu M6s smartphone, the company has announced. It’s not a huge surprise, given that Precise BioMatch Mobile appears to have been used in the original Meitu M6 announced this past summer. That integration came by way of Fingerprint Cards…

Precise Biometrics Moves Forward with Private Placement

Precise Biometrics Moves Forward with Private Placement

Precise Biometrics is officially giving notice of a private placement of new shares intended to help fund its acquisition of NexID Biometrics. In a statement, the company explained that the private placement will see 14,925,373 shares offered to “a group of qualified Swedish and international investors”. The shares are being offered at a subscription price…

VKANSEE Will Bring Precise Biometrics Software to Under-Glass Sensors

VKANSEE Will Bring Precise Biometrics Software to Under-Glass Sensors

China-based fingerprint sensor maker VKANSEE has licensed Precise Biometrics’ flagship algorithm software for smartphones and tablets, Precise BioMatch Mobile. —Take Our Biometrics Year in Review Survey NOW!— In a statement announcing the agreement, Precise Biometrics CEO Håkan Persson suggested that the biometric software would be used in under-glass deployments of VKANSEE’s optical sensors. Precise Biometrics’ longtime hardware…

Precise Biometrics Nets New Integration Via Chipone

Precise Biometrics Nets New Integration Via Chipone

Precise Biometrics technology is being used in a new smartphone from a China-based OEM. In a statement announcing the integration, the company declined to reveal the name of its client, but it did suggest that the integration should begin to generate royalty revenues starting in the fourth quarter of this year. The company also stated that…

FingerCell 3.0 Offers IoT Applications

FingerCell 3.0 Offers IoT Applications

Lithuania-based Neurotechnology has announced a new software development kit for low-power fingerprint recognition called FingerCell 3.0. The solution is designed for small sensors, and can produce a biometric template using under 128KB of memory. Offering the example application of an ARM Cortex-M4 microcontroller, Neurotechnology says it can produce a template in 650 milliseconds based on…

DERMALOG Claims Fastest AFIS in the World

DERMALOG Claims Fastest AFIS in the World

DERMALOG says it now has “the fastest Automated Fingerprint Identification System in the world”, according to a statement from the company. It’s called DERMALOG AFIS, and the company says it can perform almost a billion matches per second. The company hasn’t yet offered specific data on the offering’s accuracy, but says it’s “extremely reliable” based…

Jumio Recognized in Central European Start-Up Awards

Jumio Recognized in Central European Start-Up Awards

The Central European Start-Up Awards have named Jumio the Austrian startup of the year. In a statement announcing its award, Jumio credited its company’s overall “ethos”, noting that it “has a multicultural and diverse team” including “experts from around the world” who are attracted by “an environment where innovation, learning and success is nurtured and…

Precise Biometrics Announces Two Mobile Integrations Via Sensor Partners

Precise Biometrics Announces Two Mobile Integrations Via Sensor Partners

“While the company has risen to prominence as a biometric software supplier for the mobile market in large part through its partnership with sensor maker FPC, it has lately sought to diversify its roster of partners in a bid to expand its reach in the industry…” Precise Biometrics‘ algorithm software is being used in two…

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