time and attendance

Donseed Launches Biometric Workforce Management Platform

Donseed Launches Biometric Workforce Management Platform

Donseed has launched a new workforce management platform featuring its biometric time and attendance tracking technology. Called Donseed Workplace, it’s designed to offer a flexible solution for a range of enterprise organizations. In a statement announcing the platform, Donseed emphasized that it comprises “a range of hardware options”, from a biometric tablet device to a…

Another Class Action Suit is Filed Under Illinois Biometrics Law

Another Class Action Suit is Filed Under Illinois Biometrics Law

The latest major lawsuit under Illinois’ biometric privacy law could be taking shape. The lawsuit has been filed by an employee of Scrub, Inc., a Chicago-based cleaning company, and revolves around the company’s use of a fingerprint-based punch clock. According to a report from Cook County Record, the plaintiff, Shavonne Norman, says that Scrub, Inc. did…

Matching Speeds of BioLite N2, Suprema’s BioLite Net Successor, are 200% Faster

Matching Speeds of BioLite N2, Suprema’s BioLite Net Successor, are 200% Faster

“The new BioLite N2 is designed to provide the best reliable fingerprint matching performance in any environment, including outdoor installation and extreme weather conditions.” – HC Kim, Director of Global Business, Suprema Among the many new product launches to come out of last week’s ISC West event in Las Vegas is a new access control and…

Time and Attendance Platform Banks on Face ID Excitement

Time and Attendance Platform Banks on Face ID Excitement

“The biometric features arrive alongside the introduction of a chatbot for Replicon’s mobile app called Intelligent Assistant, which is designed to help end users track their own time and approvals from managers.” Time and attendance tracking solutions provider Replicon has added facial recognition to its platform. The new functionality is aimed at allowing end user…

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…

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