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EyeVerify Scaling Up After Ant Financial Acquisition

EyeVerify Scaling Up After Ant Financial Acquisition

In the wake of its acquisition by Alipay operator Ant Financial, EyeVerify is scaling up. The Eyeprint ID company has announced plans to increase its staff at its headquarters in Kansas City, where it’s going to “expand its relationship with the University of Missouri Kansas City” and “draw from the extensive local talent pool of…

Adventist Health System Puts Faith in Biometrics

Adventist Health System Puts Faith in Biometrics

One of the biggest religious healthcare systems in the US has embraced Imprivata’s biometric patient identification system. Florida-based Adventist Health System is now using the company’s PatientSecure platform. The system uses palm vein biometrics to accurately link patients to their medical records, allowing for more effective and efficient patient identification and the elimination of duplicate…

Global Healthcare Biometrics Market Will Continue to Surge: Report

Global Healthcare Biometrics Market Will Continue to Surge: Report

The global healthcare biometrics market will continue to expand dramatically, according to a new forecast from Grand View Research. The firm says the market will reach a value of $11.7 million by the year 2024. In a statement announcing its predictions, Grand View Research credited the growth to a “surge” in demand thanks to “the…

NYU Medical Center Offers High-Profile Demonstration of Biometrics in EHR

NYU Medical Center Offers High-Profile Demonstration of Biometrics in EHR

Part of NYU Lutheran medical center’s EHR system upgrade includes palm-vein biometrics courtesy of Imprivata. The Brooklyn-based NYU Lutheran medical center has launched a huge upgrade of its electronic health record system, and biometric technology is playing a significantly role. Its new system is called Epic, and has two primary components. One is an online app…

News Roundup: Background Checks and Major Acquisitions

News Roundup: Background Checks and Major Acquisitions

Last week at FindBiometrics we continued to explore the world of law enforcement biometrics while acquisitions, both speculative and real, brought some excitement to the industry news. Fingerprints, facial recognition, and iris biometrics all made headlines, while an interview gave insight into the one of the newest big names in biometrics. – Sign up now…

EyeVerify Reaffirms BioConnect Partnership In Wake Of Ant Financial Acquisition

EyeVerify Reaffirms BioConnect Partnership In Wake Of Ant Financial Acquisition

In the wake of its acquisition by Ant Financial, EyeVerify is doubling down on its commitment to work with BioConnect. The latter two companies first teamed up earlier this summer, with BioConnect aiming to bring EyeVerify’s eye vein biometrics technology to its eponymous multi-factor authentication platform. With EyeVerify’s Eyeprint ID system having attracted some considerable interest…

Japanese Bank to Let Customers Use Palm Vein Biometrics Instead of Cards

Japanese Bank to Let Customers Use Palm Vein Biometrics Instead of Cards

Japan’s Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank is getting ready to offer palm vein authentication to all of its customers across Osaka, Tokai, and Tokyo, reports The Asahi Shimbun. The bank first introduced the scanners at select ATMs back in 2012, largely in response to the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Many customers lost their usual identification documents…

Fujitsu Updates Aim to Expand Applications of Palm Vein Scanners

Fujitsu Updates Aim to Expand Applications of Palm Vein Scanners

Fujitsu is expanding the range of applications for its palm vein scanners with two new devices: The FUJITSU Biometric Authentication PalmSecure-F Pro, and the FUJITSU Biometric Authentication Palm Vein Authentication Board. The former device is an upgraded version of its current embedded PalmSecure sensor technology, offering improved accuracy and enhanced sunlight tolerance. It’s also slimmer and…

Florida Hospital Takes Biometrics by the Hand

Florida Hospital Takes Biometrics by the Hand

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills (FHZ) has decided to embrace biometrics for patient identification, with Imprivata’s PatientSecure platform. Already in use in hundreds of hospitals, PatientSecure links hospital patients to their electronic health records via a biometric profile based on infrared palm vein scanning. It’s a system that not only cuts through administrative paperwork and clutter, but…

BioConnect Integrates EyeVerify’s Eye Vein Biometrics Tech

BioConnect Integrates EyeVerify’s Eye Vein Biometrics Tech

“Integrating EyeVerify’s technology is in line with BioConnect’s reputation for embracing new and innovative biometric modalities…” BioConnect is bringing EyeVerify’s eye vein biometric technology to its eponymous platform, the companies have announced. The partnership will see the integration of Eyeprint ID, EyeVerify’s flagship biometric system. It’s designed to use a standard smartphone camera to image the vein…

Note7 Iris Scanning a Sign of Progress in Mobile Biometrics: EyeVerify

Note7 Iris Scanning a Sign of Progress in Mobile Biometrics: EyeVerify

The CEO of EyeVerify sees validation in the emergence of iris scanning with Samsung’s latest flagship device. In a blog post on the company’s website, Toby Rush revisits his “Fingers and Eyes” prediction from February of last year that these would offer the primary modalities for user-friendly, secure biometric authentication on mobile devices. It was a prediction…

Qatari Bank at Forefront of Biometric ATM Trend

Qatari Bank at Forefront of Biometric ATM Trend

“Biometric ATMs may soon become much more commonplace in the region and around the world.” The Commercial Bank of Qatar has launched its biometric ATM system, 01 Systems has announced. Together with NCR Corporation, 01 Systems was contracted to implement the system, which uses finger vein authentication to eliminate the need for PINs or even…

Qatari Bank to Launch Biometric ATMs

Qatari Bank to Launch Biometric ATMs

Qatar’s first private bank, Commercial Bank QSC, is bringing biometric authentication to its ATMs, care of NCR Corporation and 01 Systems. In a statement announcing the move, NCR and 01 Systems said that the finger vein scanning technology will be used by the bank “to speed-up authentication and accelerate ATM transactions,” suggesting that biometric authentication will…

FingoPay Links Payment Information Directly to Shoppers’ Fingers

FingoPay Links Payment Information Directly to Shoppers’ Fingers

London-based Sthaler is hoping to shake up the payments industry with a new biometric solution that does away with cards, smartphones, and any other equipment on the user end. Called FingoPay, the system directly connects a user’s biometric profile to her payment information. It’s based on finger vein scanning, using Hitachi-made infrared scanners to detect…

Self-Serve Patient Check-In Platforms Get Imprivata Certification

Self-Serve Patient Check-In Platforms Get Imprivata Certification

“With the certification, PatientWorks kiosks will now be able to identify patients via palm vein scan, creating a 1:1 link with patient records.” Imprivata’s biometric patient identification platform has been integrated into the patient self-service offerings of PatientWorks Corporation. The latter’s KioskWorks and CheckinWorks platforms are now Imprivata Ready!-certified, meaning they can support Imprivata PatientSecure for…

Fiserv System Authenticates Bank Customers by Palm Vein Scan

Fiserv System Authenticates Bank Customers by Palm Vein Scan

FinTech specialist Fiserv has launched a new biometric authentication system for banking applications. Called Verifast: Palm Authentication, the system scans palm vein patterns to quickly identify users. It’s based on palm vein biometrics technology developed by Fujitsu, which Fiserv began to integrate into its “DNA” account processing platform last year. Banks that deploy the solution…

Fujitsu Names Master Distributor for PalmEntry Solutions

Fujitsu Names Master Distributor for PalmEntry Solutions

Fujitsu Frontech North America has named PCSC the master distributor for its PalmEntry and PalmEntry XS solutions. Based in California, PCSC is an access control solutions provider. As Fujitsu’s new master distributor, the company becomes the central channel through which PalmEntry and PalmEntryXS reach the market, and will also offer support services to customers. The PalmEntry…

Tangerine Mobile App Enables Voice, Selfie Login

Tangerine Mobile App Enables Voice, Selfie Login

Canadian direct bank Tangerine has launched a new mobile app with impressive security features. For one thing, the Tangerine Mobile Banking App, available on iOS, includes a Secure Chat feature. It lets users start a chat session with a Tangerine representative within the app, and because the users have already logged in, they’re able to…

First Internet Bank Recognized for Embrace of Biometrics

First Internet Bank Recognized for Embrace of Biometrics

Indiana-based First Internet Bank has been named Tech-Enabled Company of the Year at the 17th annual Mira Awards, a gala honoring Indiana’s best tech companies and innovations. In a statement announcing the award, First Internet Bank said it was bestowed in recognition of the company’s “ability to use technology to provide convenience, access, and a…

New Details Emerge on Japan’s Biometric Tourism Plan

New Details Emerge on Japan’s Biometric Tourism Plan

New details are emerging about the Japanese government’s plan to substitute tourists’ fingerprints for their payment cards. The project was announced earlier this month, and entails connecting visitors’ biometric data to their financial information so that they can make easily make payments at tourist hotspots without having to fill out complicated tax exemption forms; it would…

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