time and attendance

Biometric Tech Time Tracks Police in Baltimore: The Game is the Game

Biometric Tech Time Tracks Police in Baltimore: The Game is the Game

“There is, of course, an irony to this, since law enforcement agencies have increasingly been using fingerprint recognition in police work…” In one answer to the question, ‘Who watches the watchmen?’, biometric surveillance technology could soon be turned against police in Baltimore. As The Baltimore Sun reports, administrators at the Baltimore Police Department have decided…

Paychex Embraces Iris Scanning In New Time Clock Solution

Paychex Embraces Iris Scanning In New Time Clock Solution

HR management solutions provider Paychex has taken a deep dive into biometric technology. The company has announced that its new InVision time tracking solution is based on iris recognition, enabling fast and accurate time and attendance tracking. It’s represents a big leap forward since the company took a its first tentative step toward biometric time…

ievo Biometric Tech Integrated Into Thinking Software’s Workforce Management Platform

ievo Biometric Tech Integrated Into Thinking Software’s Workforce Management Platform

Oxford-based time and attendance tracking solutions provider Thinking Software has integrated ievo’s fingerprint scanners into its Rota Horizon platform. Thinking Software’s flagship software can now directly connected to data from ievo Ultimate readers, enabling clients to bring biometric tracking to their workforce management systems. In a statement announcing the partnership, Thinking Software Business Development Manager…

Online Health Foods Merchant Embraces Bodet Biometric Time Clock Tech

Online Health Foods Merchant Embraces Bodet Biometric Time Clock Tech

A UK-based online retailer of health foods has adapted biometric time and attendance tracking from Bodet. Called Buy Whole Foods Online, the company was founded in a garden shed in 2007 and has seen significant growth over the years, with a staff that now totals 46. Until recently, the company relied on traditional time sheets…

BioLink’s BioTime System Now Supports OT-Morpho Biometrics

BioLink’s BioTime System Now Supports OT-Morpho Biometrics

BioLink, a Russia-based provider of biometric identification solutions, has integrated OT-Morpho technology into its solutions portfolio, the companies have announced. BioLink’s BioTime system now supports MorphoSmart fingerprint scanners, as well as IP network connections with SIGMA time clocks, which use optical fingerprint sensors. Both sets of hardware solutions have established themselves on the market for…

BRIEF: Meet Aadhaar, the World’s Most Ambitious National ID Program

BRIEF: Meet Aadhaar, the World’s Most Ambitious National ID Program

India’s Aadhaar is the world’s most ambitious national ID program. It’s affiliated with a larger, ongoing initiative called Digital India, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched in 2015 to help push India towards a more digital economy; and it’s administrated by the Unique Identification Authority of India, or UIDAI, a government agency that predates the…

Iris ID Provides Biometrics For Tongrentang, Traditional Chinese Medicine Producer

Iris ID Provides Biometrics For Tongrentang, Traditional Chinese Medicine Producer

Iris ID has a new client – Tongrentang, a Beijing-based producer of traditional Chinese medicines. According to Iris ID, Tongrentang was founded in 1669, and has expanded over the centuries to an enterprise that now comprises over a thousand retail outlets and even hospitals. Within a few years, the Iris ID partnership will see 20,000…

Your Boss Might Splurge on Biometrics Sooner Than You Think

Your Boss Might Splurge on Biometrics Sooner Than You Think

by Kayla Matthews Biometrics may seem like a thing of the future, but for some companies, the future is now. This shouldn’t be a surprise. The point of a business is to make as much money as possible while also keeping costs low. Biometrics can do just that by helping business owners track their employees…

Chief Minister Expands Biometric Attendance Tracking in Uttar Pradesh

Chief Minister Expands Biometric Attendance Tracking in Uttar Pradesh

“The move follows earlier efforts to bring biometric attendance tracking to government offices at a higher level.” The Chief Minister of India’s most populous state is ordering the expansion of biometric attendance tracking in government offices. During a presentation of the Rural Development Department, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath asserted that such systems must be…

INTERVIEW: Mohammed Murad, Vice President, Iris ID

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Mohammed Murad, Vice President, Global Sales, Marketing and Business Development, Iris ID. The conversation begins with talk of Iris ID’s presence at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and how iris recognition is gaining a great deal of momentum in mobility, finance, and other popular markets. Talk then turns…

Israeli Labor Court Rules Against Use of Fingerprint Attendance Tracking

Israeli Labor Court Rules Against Use of Fingerprint Attendance Tracking

Israel’s National Labor Court has ruled that employers cannot compel their staff to participate in a biometric time and attendance system based on fingerprint scanning, reports Bloomberg BNA. The case, Histadrut General Labor Fed’n v. Qalansuwa Municipality, was resolved in favor of workers’ privacy rights with respect to biometric data. In a panel ruling, head Judge Lea…

Healthcare Biometrics Month 2017: Applications Outside of EHR

Healthcare Biometrics Month 2017: Applications Outside of EHR

February is Healthcare Month at FindBiometrics. Last week we started our focused coverage with a primer on this month-long topic, and it became clear that the most visible area of application for biometrics in the health space is patient ID and electronic health records. But biometrics do have uses beyond properly managing patients, cutting down…

Karachi Gov’t to Implement Biometric Attendance Tracking

Karachi Gov’t to Implement Biometric Attendance Tracking

City officials in Karachi, Pakistan, are preparing to implement biometric time and attendance tracking systems for city staff, reports Daily Times. The efforts are being undertaken by the Karachi Municipal Corporation and the Karachi Development Authority, with the former employing nearly 17,000 workers and the latter a little over 4,000. The aim is to ensure…

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…

Synel Americas Expands SY-Face Line of Time and Attendance Tech

Synel Americas Expands SY-Face Line of Time and Attendance Tech

Arizona-based Synel Americas has launched a new biometric time and attendance tracking system based on facial recognition. Part of its SY-Face line, it’s called the SY-910, and it’s a solution that “cannot be fooled by 2-D imagery, identical twins, ever-changing facial hair, darkness, and more,” according to a statement from the company. And each terminal…

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…

Bodet Launches Kelio Visio X4 Biometric Punch Clock

Bodet Launches Kelio Visio X4 Biometric Punch Clock

Bodet has launched the Kelio Visio X4 – a new version of its Kelio Visio X7 biometric time and attendance tracking terminal. Like its award-winning predecessor, the Kelio Visio X4 can read both smart cards and fingerprints, and automatically updates staffing records in real time. It also features an internal messaging service and a web…

Donseed Celebrates High Profile Deployment of Biometric Attendance Tracking Tech

Donseed Celebrates High Profile Deployment of Biometric Attendance Tracking Tech

UK-based workplace management solutions provider Donseed is celebrating another deployment of biometric time and attendance tracking. The technology is being used in the construction of Principal Place Residential Project, an upscale residence at the border between London and Shoreditch. It’s a high-profile deployment, and not just because of the tower is 50 stories tall. It…

Temple Priests Resist Biometric Attendance Tracking in India

Temple Priests Resist Biometric Attendance Tracking in India

A civic body charged with ensuring the economic welfare of temple priests (or “archakas”) in India is postponing the implementation of a biometric attendance tracking system due to protests from the archakas. As The Hindu reports, the Archaka Welfare Fund Trust (AWFT) made its decision in response to archaka complaints that implementing biometric attendance tracking…

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