Vascular biometrics

American Green Gets Canadian Partner For Verified Pot Vending

American Green Gets Canadian Partner For Verified Pot Vending

Canada’s Green Rush presents a new frontier and thanks to the neighbours to the south, with pot vending machines that employ vascular biometric technology on the horizon. With the impending legalization of marijuana Canada, American Green Inc. recently announced an agreement has been signed with Dispension Industries Incorporated to be its exclusive Canadian distributor. American Green…

Fujitsu to Showcase Biometric, RFID Solutions at NRF 2018

Fujitsu to Showcase Biometric, RFID Solutions at NRF 2018

“Fujitsu is also going to show off RFID technology at NRF 2018.” Fujitsu Frontech North America is planning to show off a range of cutting-edge technologies at the National Retail Federation 2018 expo, including its latest biometric solutions. The latter include its PalmSecure F-Pro sensor, and the Stylistic V535 tablet. Announced last autumn, the F-Pro…

Fujitsu Gets New F-Pro Distributor in Medical Training Sector

Fujitsu Gets New F-Pro Distributor in Medical Training Sector

Fujitsu Frontech North America has a new distributor for its F-Pro palm vein scanner: Pittsburgh-based KbPort LLC. In a statement announcing the arrangement, Fujitsu described its new partner as a “leader in the medical training and teaching community”. As such, the company will combine Fujitsu’s solution with other biometric technologies to enable two-factor authentication for…

Honeywell Access Control Platform Enables Support for BioSec Palm Vein Authentication

Honeywell Access Control Platform Enables Support for BioSec Palm Vein Authentication

Honeywell’s WIN-PAK access control system now supports BioSec’s biometric authentication technology, the latter has announced. More specifically, Honeywell has enabled WIN-PAK support for the Hungary-based firm’s BS LifePass password replacement solution. That, in turn, means that WIN-PAK supports Fujitsu’s palm vein recognition technology, which offers the basis for BioSec’s authentication system. In a statement announcing…

EyeVerify Pivots to Asia, Rebrands as ‘Zoloz’

EyeVerify Pivots to Asia, Rebrands as ‘Zoloz’

EyeVerify is changing its focus and its name. In a new post on the company’s blog, CEO Toby Rush has announced that the company’s new core mission is to provide a mobile-centric identity management platform to ‘underserved and underbanked’ individuals in the Asia region, and that the company is changing its name to Zoloz. The…

Naked Payments Pioneer Uses Fujitsu Tech

Naked Payments Pioneer Uses Fujitsu Tech

A Chicago-based payments technology specialist is looking to pioneer naked payments – that is, payments made without the use of cards, phones, or any other physical device – and is using Fujitsu technology to make it happen. Called Keyo, the company has licensed the use of PalmSecure, Fujitsu’s palm vein scanning system, for use in…

PyraMax Bank Customers to Authenticate with the Wave of a Hand

PyraMax Bank Customers to Authenticate with the Wave of a Hand

Greenfield, Wisconsin-based PyraMax Bank is ready to embrace biometric customer authentication with the help of FinTech consultancy Fiserv. It’s part of a larger collaboration between the organizations, with PyraMax having selected Fiserv to upgrade its retail banking with its DNA account processing platform. Along with DNA, Fiserv will bring to the table its Verifast: Palm…

Georgia FinTech Award Recognizes Palm Vein Scanning Solution

Georgia FinTech Award Recognizes Palm Vein Scanning Solution

“The system uses Fujitsu’s palm vein scanning technology to identify vascular patterns in a given subject and is based on near-infrared light, allowing for a secure and non-intrusive means of biometric authentication.” Fiserv, a FinTech specialist, has won the inaugural Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) FinTech ADVANCE Award. The award was bestowed to the company…

Eyeprint ID Arrives in Europe Via Yapi Kredi

Eyeprint ID Arrives in Europe Via Yapi Kredi

“Yapi Kredi AGM Yakup Dogan explained that Eyeprint ID ‘addresses two major shortcomings for mobile banking customers today: security and recalling passwords.’” EyeVerify technology has arrived in Europe. The company has announced that its eye vein-based mobile authentication platform, Eyeprint ID, is now being used in its first European bank app. The deployment comes through…

Imprivata Says Hello to MENA Market

Imprivata Says Hello to MENA Market

Imprivata will be showcasing its biometric solutions at next week’s Arab Health conference in Dubai, an event billing itself as the biggest healthcare event in the MENA region. For Imprivata, it’s an opportunity to introduce itself, with the company being new to the region. In a statement announcing its participation, Imprivata Customer Experience SVP Carina Edwards called…

Eyeprint ID Could Expand ‘Dramatically’ Across Alipay Base: EyeVerify

Eyeprint ID Could Expand ‘Dramatically’ Across Alipay Base: EyeVerify

A wide swath of Alipay users now have access to Eyeprint ID security, and the company behind the system, EyeVerify, is celebrating the deployment in a new blog post outlining the system’s advantages. An obvious one is ease of use, particularly given that Alipay already employed a facial recognition authentication system using a mobile interface…

News Roundup: The Year in Review Results Are In

News Roundup: The Year in Review Results Are In

Last week at FindBiometrics we began to unpack the results of our 14th annual Year in Review survey. Meanwhile, the industry news was filled with mobile device integrations, contactless modality innovations, and encouraging predictions for the year ahead. Here is a look back on last week’s top stories in global identity management: Year in Review…

New Fujitsu Palm Vein Scanning System Offers Mobile Applications

New Fujitsu Palm Vein Scanning System Offers Mobile Applications

Fujitsu has announced that it has developed a new palm vein scanning system that could be applied to tablets. In a statement announcing the technology, Fujitsu called it a “slide-style” scanning system. While it isn’t quite the same as swipe-based fingerprint scanning, the system does break a user’s palm vein pattern into slices, each of…

Biometric App to Help NGO Track Vulnerable Youth

Biometric App to Help NGO Track Vulnerable Youth

Miami-based IT consultant NEORIS has been contracted by Spain-based NGO itwillbe.org to develop a biometric app designed for identifying vulnerable youth. The app concept is dubbed PPa, for Protection People app, with the idea being that it would function on any mobile device or desktop and use a combination of fingerprint, facial, and palm vein…

Vending Machine Provider Taps M2SYS for Finger Vein Tech

Vending Machine Provider Taps M2SYS for Finger Vein Tech

M2SYS is bringing biometric security to American Green vending machines. The company has been tapped to provide its M2-FingerVein technology for the America Green Machines scheduled to start shipping by the end of the year. As the name suggests, M2-FingerVein is based on vascular biometric profiles under the finger’s skin. Because it goes beyond the…

Comarch Announces Eyeprint ID Integration

Comarch Announces Eyeprint ID Integration

“Eyeprint ID is a mobile biometric identification system that uses a smartphone camera to scan a user’s eye vein patterns as well as other micro features in and around their eye.” Enterprise IT solutions provider Comarch is embracing EyeVerify biometric technology. The companies have announced that the latter’s Eyeprint ID system will be integrated into Comarch’s Smart Finance…

Fujitsu to Offer Vascular Biometric Security for SAP Customers

Fujitsu to Offer Vascular Biometric Security for SAP Customers

Fujitsu has sealed a deal to offer its vascular biometric authentication technology for SAP IT systems. The company has signed on to a global reseller agreement with realtime AG, a prominent, certified service provider for SAP systems. Through that deal, Fujitsu will offer it PalmSecure BioLock access control solution to organizations using SAP ERP and…

New Fujitsu Notebooks Support Fingerprint, Palm Vein Biometrics

New Fujitsu Notebooks Support Fingerprint, Palm Vein Biometrics

Fujitsu has announced a new line of notebooks that offer biometric security capabilities. They’re called the Lifebook U7x7 notebooks, and are available in three different sizes with displays ranging from 12.5 inches to 15.6 inches. They’re thin and lightweight, and they feature classic and USB type-C compatibility, as well as anti-glare HD or full HD touch…

Imprivata Showcases Solutions at Cerner Health Conference

Imprivata Showcases Solutions at Cerner Health Conference

Imprivata is showcasing its biometric identification solutions at this week’s Cerner Health Conference. The company’s Confirm ID EPCS platform has been integrated into Cerner Millennium, the healthcare technology company’s IT platform. Confirm ID enables fingerprint-based login for healthcare professionals, helping to ensure that patient data and prescription information is protected; and in a statement announcing…

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