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New Suprema CoreStation Can Support Half a Million Users

New Suprema CoreStation Can Support Half a Million Users

“The CoreStation access control solution was launched in conjunction with the BioEntry P2…” Suprema has announced a new biometric access control solution aimed at larger enterprise organizations with centralized IT infrastructure. Dubbed CoreStation, the door controller system is designed for use with Suprema’s BioStar 2 software platform. It can support up to half a million registered…

IdentaMaster Platform Adds BioMini Slim 2 Support

IdentaMaster Platform Adds BioMini Slim 2 Support

Suprema‘s BioMini Slim 2 fingerprint scanner is now compatible with IdentaZone’s IdentaMaster and IdentaMaster.Pro identity management platforms, the company has announced. Launched late last year, the BioMini Slim 2 offers FBI PIV/FIPS 201/Mobile ID FAP20 compliance, and features an extremely thin optical sensor, at only 13.5mm. It also sports a USB 2.0 interface, and IP65 water…

Suprema Tech Gets M2SYS Support

Suprema Tech Gets M2SYS Support

“The support means that Suprema customers seeking to take advantage of the BioMini Slim 2 will now be able to implement it with a minimum of friction.” M2SYS‘s cloud-based, multimodal biometric software platform now supports Surpema‘s biometric scanning hardware. Launched last month, M2SYS’s CloudABIS solution is aimed at helping organizations to implement biometric identity systems…

Suprema to Showcase FaceStation 2 at Security Twenty 17 North

Suprema to Showcase FaceStation 2 at Security Twenty 17 North

Suprema will attend Security Twenty 17 North, where it will show off its latest solutions, the company has announced. Chief among those solutions will be FaceStation 2, the company’s wall mountable facial recognition terminal. The solution is the long-awaited upgrade to the original FaceStation launched in 2012, and Suprema says it can perform up to…

Suprema Showcases Super-Slim Scanner at SDW 2017

Suprema Showcases Super-Slim Scanner at SDW 2017

Suprema is showing off its flagship compact fingerprint scanner at the SDW 2017 event today. The BioMini Slim 2 was first announced late last year. Suprema says that with its 16mm optical sensor, the device is the world’s slimmest fingerprint scanner. It offers support for Android devices and meets FBI PIV/FIPS 201 and Mobile ID…

Suprema’s BioEntry P2 Can Perform 10,000 Matches Per Second

Suprema’s BioEntry P2 Can Perform 10,000 Matches Per Second

Suprema has announced the BioEntry P2, its newest flagship fingerprint-based access control solution. Like its predecessor from last year, the BioEntry W2, the new device will be officially unveiled at the annual IFSEC security event. The fingerprint reader’s 1.0 GHz processor allows it to perform up to 10,000 matches per second, and it can store…

Suprema Announces CoreStation Biometric Door Controller Solution

Suprema Announces CoreStation Biometric Door Controller Solution

Suprema has announced CoreStation, its latest biometric access control solution. Calling it “an intelligent door controller”, Suprema says CoreStation can serve a user base of 500,000, and offers matching speeds of 400,000 per second. The system offers Ethernet connectivity, and also supports RS-485(ODSP) and Wiegand communications. And the system operates on Suprema’s BioStar 2 software…

Look and Listen: Check Out Our ISC West 2017 Highlights

Look and Listen: Check Out Our ISC West 2017 Highlights

We’re back from the ISC West conference and exhibition in Las Vegas, where we were bringing your live reporting straight from the industry-leading physical access control event. As biometrics and identity management technologies are coming further into the cultural mainstream, adapting and evolving with new innovations in connectivity and mobility, the technology is starting to…

Biometrics Buzz Continues Through Day Two of ISC West

Biometrics Buzz Continues Through Day Two of ISC West

The buzz kept building through day two of this year’s ISC West security expo in Las Vegas. The day started with the Security 5K Run / 2K Walk, an event in support of the Mission 500 child and family support charity. The event raised $125,000, which probably went some way in energizing ISC West attendees,…

ISC West 2017: Interview with Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect

ISC West 2017: Interview with Rob Douglas, CEO, BioConnect

FindBiometrics has been in Las Vegas all week reporting from ISC West, where biometrics are making a big impact. Peter O’Neill, President, FindBiometrics, stopped by the Suprema/BioConnect booth yesterday and interviewed Rob Douglas, CEO of BioConnect. The conversation begins with a rundown of three major solutions BioConnect is showing-off at ISC West this year—enterprise authentication, next…

ISC West 2017: Interview with Suprema’s Hanchul Kim [AUDIO]

ISC West 2017: Interview with Suprema’s Hanchul Kim [AUDIO]

This week FindBiometrics is reporting from the exhibition floor of ISC West. Suprema, Inc. is in attendance, as usual, premiering its new facial recognition solution, FaceStation 2—an impressive piece of physical access technology that can perform 1:3,000 matches per second. FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill stopped by the Suprema/BioConnect joint booth (#22075) and interviewed Hanchul Kim, Managing…

New FaceStation, Mobile App Kit Among Suprema-BioConnect Showpieces for ISC West

New FaceStation, Mobile App Kit Among Suprema-BioConnect Showpieces for ISC West

“The station, which features an adjustable wall bracket, can perform 1:3,000 matches per second, and enables multi-factor authentication with its RF card reading capability and PIN entry support.” BioConnect and Suprema are preparing to showcase a number of new offerings at this year’s ISC West security trade show. Carrying on their longtime partnership, BioConnect is…

Suprema Announces SFM6000 Series Fingerprint Embedded Modules

Suprema Announces SFM6000 Series Fingerprint Embedded Modules

“…the company asserts that the SFM6000 Series offers “the world’s fastest matching speed”, performing up to 5,000 matches per second, and the solution has a capacity of 25,000 biometric templates.” Suprema has announced its latest embedded fingerprint scanning module solution. Called the SFM6000 Series, it’s equipped with a 1GHz CPU and supports open source operating platforms like…

BioWolf LE Integration Could See Suprema Biometrics Tech Supporting Range of Applications

BioWolf LE Integration Could See Suprema Biometrics Tech Supporting Range of Applications

“The tablet is targeted at the logistics, banking, healthcare, voter registration, and heavy industry markets…” Suprema fingerprint biometrics technology has found its way into a new rugged tablet from BioRugged. The BioWolf LE features Suprema’s SFU-S20, a FAP20 and FBI PIV certified USB fingerprint module featuring IP65-rated water resistance. The biometric technology could prove important in…

Suprema Claims Fastest Fingerprint Matching With BioSign 2.0

Suprema Claims Fastest Fingerprint Matching With BioSign 2.0

“Like the original BioSign launched at last year’s Mobile World Congress, there is also an emphasis with BioSign 2.0 on size, with Suprema asserting that it’s the world’s smallest fingerprint sensor at 13mm².” Suprema has announced a new version of its BioSign fingerprint biometrics solution, just in time for Mobile World Congress 2017, where it…

Suprema to Unveil ‘World’s Fastest’ Facial Recognition Tech at Intersec 2017

Suprema to Unveil ‘World’s Fastest’ Facial Recognition Tech at Intersec 2017

“Suprema says the terminal can perform 3,000 matches per second, reflecting a 300 percent increase over the speed of the original FaceStation.” Suprema plans to attend next week’s Intersec 2017 trade fair on security, safety, and fire protection, where it will unveil a major new biometric security solution – FaceStation 2. It’s a sequel to…

Suprema Climbs A&S Security Rankings

Suprema Climbs A&S Security Rankings

Suprema has climbed a few notches on A&S Magazine’s Security 50 rankings. It’s an annual ranking of the world’s biggest security companies based on market share or product shipments. Suprema has ranked consistently since 2011, and has now jumped from 34th in last year’s rankings to 31st this year. In a statement announcing the jump,…

Suprema Wins Detektor International Award

Suprema Wins Detektor International Award

Suprema’s BioEntry W2 fingerprint-based access control system has netted the company an Innovative Achievement Award from Detektor International. The awards are bestowed in the categories of Alarms, Camera Surveillance (CCTV), and Access Control, with Suprema winning in the latter category. According to the Detektor International website, the awards are meant to “reward and encourrage [sic]…

New BioMini Slim 2 Features ‘World’s Slimmest’ Optical Sensor

New BioMini Slim 2 Features ‘World’s Slimmest’ Optical Sensor

Suprema is getting ready to unveil another new addition to its BioMini line of fingerprint scanners. The company has announced that it’s going to launch the BioMini Slim 2 at the TRUSTECH 2016 event later this month. In a statement announcing the new device, the company asserted that it features the world’s slimmest high definition…

BioMini Combo Fingerprint Scanner Becomes Android-Compatible

BioMini Combo Fingerprint Scanner Becomes Android-Compatible

Suprema has announced Android compatibility for its BioMini Combo fingerprint scanner. The BioMini Combo is a FAP20 certified fingerprint scanner with RFID compatibility, allowing for two-factor authentication via fingerprint biometrics and NFC-capable smart cards. Like the recently announced BioMini Slim S, it’s also designed to function in outdoor deployments, even under direct sunlight. That portability…

Egistec Sensors to Bring Suprema Software to Smartphones

Egistec Sensors to Bring Suprema Software to Smartphones

Egis Technology (or ‘Egistec’) and Suprema have teamed up to offer fingerprint biometrics technology to mobile device makers, the companies have announced. The partnership will see Egistec fingerprint sensors take advantage of Suprema’s biometric algorithm software, BioSign. While Suprema is perhaps better known for its access control and biometric enrollment solutions, at this year’s Mobile World…

Suprema Announces Wireless BioMini Slim S Fingerprint Scanner

Suprema Announces Wireless BioMini Slim S Fingerprint Scanner

“…while BioMini Slim S supports WiFi and is designed for use with web-based servers, it also features on-device biometric encryption…” Suprema has announced the BioMini Slim S, the latest in its line of BioMini fingerprint scanners. It’s FAP20- and FBI PIV/FIPS201-compliant and uses a 500dpi sensor. The BioMini Slim S also features HID protocol compatibility,…

Suprema to Showcase Latest BioEntry, BioStar Solutions at Security Essen 2016

Suprema to Showcase Latest BioEntry, BioStar Solutions at Security Essen 2016

Suprema is will showcase its BioEntry W2 access control solution at the Security Essen 2016 security and fire prevention trade show in Germany. It’s the latest promotional push for BioEntry W2, which is designed for outdoor applications and offers a fingerprint biometrics matching speed of 150,000 per second. The system was launched this past June…

IFSEC 2016: Suprema To Showcase BioEntry W2, BioStar TA

IFSEC 2016: Suprema To Showcase BioEntry W2, BioStar TA

Suprema will be at this week’s IFSEC 2016 conference where it will demonstrate its recently announced BioEntry W2 fingerprint access control device as well as the latest version of its BioStar 2 solution: BioStar TA. The conference runs June 21 to 23, and Suprema will be manning booth E1400. “At IFSEC 2016, visitors to the…

Suprema’s BioEntry W2 is a Fast Reader of Fingerprints, Smart Cards

Suprema’s BioEntry W2 is a Fast Reader of Fingerprints, Smart Cards

Seoul-based Suprema has announced BioEntry W2, the latest in its line of access control solutions. BioEntry W2 revolves around fingerprint scanning, and is designed for use in a range of environments including outdoors. It features a 2GB memory allowing for the management of the identity credentials of up to 500,000 users, and its 1.2GHz quad…

Suprema Announces BioConnect Support

Suprema Announces BioConnect Support

Suprema has officially announced its support for the BioConnect Identity Platform. Effective today, the company’s biometric hardware solutions are fully compatible with BioConnect‘s flagship platform. It’s a continuation of a partnership that goes far back, with BioConnect having been Suprema’s operating partner under the name Entertech, prior to its rebrand this past March. And it’s…

BioConnect Partners with UK Distributor Norbain

BioConnect Partners with UK Distributor Norbain

BioConnect has partnered with a new UK distributor. Specializing in access control, IP, CCTV, and intruder detection solutions, Norbain is now offering customers multiple BioConnect products. One of those is, of course, the flagship BioConnect identity platform, which offers multi-factor authentication via technologies including fingerprint scanning. Norbain is also offering the compatible BioStation A2 and…

BioConnect Highlights ISC West Trends

BioConnect Highlights ISC West Trends

After its participation in last week’s ISC West security event, BioConnect is highlighting a few major trends that its team uncovered. One is the desire for a single, standardized platform. Showcasing its flagship BioConnect v3.6 identity management platform, the company says on its blog that it found a “very receptive” audience to the idea of…

ISC West 2016: Biometric Solution Secures New Product Award

ISC West 2016: Biometric Solution Secures New Product Award

…And Other Highlights from the Show Floor at ISC West Each year the ISC West Conference awards best products, including in the category entitled “User Authentication, Identification, Credentialing and Management.”  In 2016 the award went to Advanced Optical Systems (AOS) based in Huntsville, Alabama for their innovative touchless four-fingerprint system ANDI On The Go. With a…

ISC West: Suprema Announces BioStation L2 Fingerprint Scanning Terminal

ISC West: Suprema Announces BioStation L2 Fingerprint Scanning Terminal

Biometrics and security specialist Suprema has unveiled its BioStation L2 fingerprint scanning terminal. It’s aimed at the enterprise access control and time and attendance tracking markets, and it features some impressive specifications under the hood. BioStation L2 has a 1.2GHz quad core processor, which Suprema calls “the most powerful processor on the market today,” and…

BioConnect and Suprema Plan Concerted Effort for ISC West

BioConnect and Suprema Plan Concerted Effort for ISC West

BioConnect and Suprema plan to jointly exhibit a number of new solutions at next week’s ISC West security conference in Las Vegas. It’s the first major showing for BioConnect since it officially rebranded in March. The company began as a Suprema operating partner under the name Entertech, and while its name has changed to better…

Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: The Roundup

Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: The Roundup

March is coming to a close and with it we are bringing an end to Mobile Biometrics Month 2016. Throughout the month we have been taking a special look at the current state of mobile biometrics, culminating in our special webinar, Mobile Revolution 2.0: Biometrics, Smartphones, IoT. Of course, March had its share of industry news…

Entertech Officially Rebrands as BioConnect

Entertech Officially Rebrands as BioConnect

Entertech Systems has officially rebranded under the moniker BioConnect, the company has announced. It took its original name as an operating partner of security solutions firm Suprema. At the time, the company was specializing in access control for buildings, working on technology that would allow users to gain entry; thus ‘Entertech’ became the logical and…

Suprema’s BioSign Supports World’s Smallest Fingerprint Sensor

Suprema’s BioSign Supports World’s Smallest Fingerprint Sensor

Biometric security solutions provider Suprema has announced a major new offering: Called BioSign, it’s a mobile-focused solution supporting the world’s smallest fingerprint sensor, the company says. The sensor measures on 4mm by 4mm, offering advantages to OEMs with respect to reduced production costs and greater design flexibility. Moreover, Suprema claims in a statement that BioSign…

Tyco Enhances C•CURE 9000 Platform with IdentityTech Integrations

Tyco Enhances C•CURE 9000 Platform with IdentityTech Integrations

Tyco Security Products has completed another major integration into its C•CURE 9000. The security and event management platform now supports IdentityTech fingerprint scanners. The devices—IDTAccess, IDTGate, and IDTWallmount—are IP65-certified rugged fingerprint readers designed to operate in a range of environments and also sporting anti-vandal casings. As integrated into C•CURE 9000, any one fingerprint reader can support as…

Suprema Climbs A&S Security Top 50 Rankings

Suprema Climbs A&S Security Top 50 Rankings

Biometric security specialist Suprema has once again been named one of the world’s top 50 security companies in A&S International’s Security 50 Ranking. This is the fifth consecutive year that Suprema has ranked on the list. Not only that, but Suprema has been climbing; it now ranks 34th, up eight places from last year, when…

BioConnect Integrates ECG Via Nymi Band

BioConnect Integrates ECG Via Nymi Band

Entertech Systems and Nymi have banded together to develop a new kind of biometric access control system. Nymi’s cardiac-based authentication wristband has essentially been integrated into Entertech’s BioConnect access control platform, allowing authorized personnel to access protected areas with the flick of a wrist. Nymi’s signature product, the Nymi Band, uses the company’s HeartID biometric…

WATCH: Entertech CEO Rob Douglas Interview

WATCH: Entertech CEO Rob Douglas Interview

Entertech Systems has launched a new company headquarters in Toronto. FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill paid the biometrics company responsible for BioConnect a visit to interview CEO Rob Douglas. The following video interview, shot in Entertech’s cool new Liberty Village HQ, features Douglas speaking on the role of Entertech as an enabler in the new biometrics landscape.…

News Roundup: Welcome To National ID Month

News Roundup: Welcome To National ID Month

Last week at FindBiometrics we welcomed in September by kicking off National ID Month. In the Industry news we saw headlines from around the world in law enforcement, border control, attendance tracking and more, spanning all sorts of modalities. Here’s a look back on last week’s top stories in identity management: National ID Month September…

New Suprema Device Acts as Access Control Hub

New Suprema Device Acts as Access Control Hub

Suprema has launched a new door control module that can upgrade any Suprema access control setup to a smart access control system. Called the DM-20, the module can use RS485 or Wiegand networks, with no need to establish a new IP network. DM-20 is built on Suprema’s BioStar 2 IP access control platform, which was recently…

BioStar 2.1 Upgrade Adds Cloud, Mobile Access

BioStar 2.1 Upgrade Adds Cloud, Mobile Access

Biometric security solutions developer Suprema has launched a major update to its BioStar platform. With BioStar 2.1, the IP access control platform sports a number of new features and developer tools, in both a Basic and a Standard version. The Basic edition update offers BioStar 2 Cloud support as well as adding filtering options for…

News Roundup: Education, Voter ID, Fingerprints

News Roundup: Education, Voter ID, Fingerprints

Last week at FindBiometrics we continued our featured focus on biometrics in education while the industry news was filled with fingerprints, voter ID, access control and impressive Q2 financial updates. Here is a look back on the week in identity management: Education As students in North America prepare to head back to school, we at…

Suprema Upgrades BioStation 2’s RF Card Compatibility

Suprema Upgrades BioStation 2’s RF Card Compatibility

Biometric security solutions provider Suprema has extended the smart card-reading capabilities of its BioStation 2 terminal. The new models are now compatible with 125KHz HID Prox, 125KHz EM, and 13.56MHz HID iClass SE RF standards. Those capabilities are in addition to its current RF lineup, which already supports 13.56MHz MiFare/DesFire/DesFire EV1/Felica/NFC formats. With the expansion of its BioStation 2 RF…

News Roundup: A Week Of Innovation

News Roundup: A Week Of Innovation

Last week at FindBiometrics we continued our month long examination of Invisible Biometrics while the industry news was diverse and exciting. Headlines about the FBI’s NGI program, international government deployments, finance and major biometric innovations highlighted just how dynamic the biometrics industry has become. Here is a look back on the week’s top stories: Invisibility…

Suprema Biometrics Integrated With ACT Access Control

Suprema Biometrics Integrated With ACT Access Control

Suprema’s biometric devices are now compatible with a major access control platform, the company has announced. Access Control Technology Ltd. (ACT) has integrated Suprema’s technology into its ACTenterprise access control system. ACTenterprise is a scalable and flexible software system designed with an emphasis on role-based differentiation, allowing varying degrees of access to different individuals within…

Interview: Suprema’s Baudouin Genouville

Interview: Suprema’s Baudouin Genouville

Interview with Baudouin Genouville, Global Alliances and Integration Manager, Suprema FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill recently had a chance to speak with Baudouin Genouville,  global alliances and integration manager at Suprema. After a breif over view of the company’s history and offerings, the interview turns to the secrets behind Suprema’s revenue growth, the impact that Apple’s…

Time & Attendance Month: 4 Unique Deployments

Time & Attendance Month: 4 Unique Deployments

Society functions on a simple assumption: that people will be where they are supposed to be on time and ready to work. It’s how we keep the trains running on time. Sadly, as we saw last week in our featured article on time-theft, some miscreants choose to take advantage of that assumption for personal gain…

BioConnect 3.0 Integrated Into AXIS Access Control System

BioConnect 3.0 Integrated Into AXIS Access Control System

Suprema has announced the integration of Axis Communications’ AXIS A1001 Network Door Controller into the BioConnect 3.0 platform from EnterTech Systems, Suprema’s operating partner in Canada, Ireland, the United States and the United Kingdom. It’s essentially an infusion of Suprema’s biometric technology into AXIS’ access control system. The AXIS A1001 Network Door Controller is a non-proprietary, open…

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