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EyeVerify Upgrades Eyeprint ID, Will Launch on iOS and Android in January

Today, EyeVerify, a company specializing in vascular biometric technology, announced the latest version of its patented Eyeprint ID solution which features a big change for the better. EyeVerify’s biometric solution uses the front facing camera of a mobile device to capture the vein patterns on the side of a user’s eyeball. It’s a contactless and…

Forward-Thinking Fujitsu Files Biometrics Patents

Forward-Thinking Fujitsu Files Biometrics Patents

Japanese computing company Fujitsu Ltd. has filed a number of new patent applications for biometric technology, according to Steve Brachmann in an article for IPWatchdog. While the company also has its hands in computer processing and data transmission, these latest patents indicate that it is “deeply invested in the development of biometric technologies,” Brachmann writes.…

Voice Biometrics Conference Names MasterCard and Barclays as Keynote Speakers

Voice Biometrics Conference Names MasterCard and Barclays as Keynote Speakers

Today, Opus Research announced that MasterCard and Barclays will both present keynote presentations at the upcoming Voice Biometric Conference (VBC) in London this November. VBC, which takes place from November 18 through 19 in London, England, is the thirteenth Voice Biometrics Conference held by Opus Research, an analyst firm specializing in what it calls “conversational…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Finance, Mobility and Voiceprint Panic

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Finance, Mobility and Voiceprint Panic

This past week at FindBiometrics we continued to examine law enforcement biometrics in the featured articles section, while Apple’s fingerprint protected tablets, innovations in biometric commerce and new privacy concerns rounded out the industry news section. Here is your biometrics industry news roundup for the week ending October 18, 2014. Finance With Apple Pay set…

New Diebold ATMs to Employ Finger Vein Biometrics

New Diebold ATMs to Employ Finger Vein Biometrics

Diebold, Inc. has launched a new line of ATMs that will include biometric security components. The company’s just-announced 5500 series is going to feature finger vein readers, in addition to other security components including an anti-skimming card reader, security cameras, and encryption technology. This brings the company into step with a growing trend towards biometric…

Money 20/20 Announces Speakers In Biometrics Panel

This November in Las Vegas the payments industry will be converging on the Money 20/20 conference. Running from November 2nd to the 5th, the event is expected to host more than 7,000 attendees including over 600 CEOs from around the world as they celebrate and discuss the newest innovations in money. This year, the event…

Privacy Alarms Go Off As Public Learns About Voiceprint Boom

Privacy Alarms Go Off As Public Learns About Voiceprint Boom

There’s an old comic book proverb you might remember hearing from time to time, with great power comes great responsibility. It’s the mantra of Spider-man that keeps him fighting the good fight. It’s also a great thing to keep in mind with powerful identity management technologies: biometrics are meant to protect society from fraud, theft…

Finding the “I” in Global Identity Summit

Finding the “I” in Global Identity Summit

The opening keynote of the very first Global Identity Summit was presented by FBI’s executive assistant director for science and technology, Amy Hess. The choice to launch the conference and exhibition with a speech from Hess was appropriate for a number of reasons, chief of which is the fact the the FBI’s Next Generation Identity…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Apple Pay Gets Launched and Biometric Lunch Lines Get a Pass

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Apple Pay Gets Launched and Biometric Lunch Lines Get a Pass

This week at FindBiometrics we entered week two of Mobile Biometrics Month, so it was appropriate that Apple took center stage in identity management news with its highly anticipated September keynote. In addition to new biometrics powered products and services out of Cupertino, we also reported on analysis concerning the global facial recognition market, stories…

Robocoin Chooses Fujitsu Palm Vein Biometrics For Bitcoin Kiosks

Robocoin Chooses Fujitsu Palm Vein Biometrics For Bitcoin Kiosks

Next generation payments and strong authentication continue to converge, with Fujitsu Frontech North America announcing that its palm vein biometrics solution, PalmSecure, has been chosen to protect all Robocoin kiosks. Robocoin is a company specializing in Bitcoin and cash dispensing kiosks. Having committed to biometric authentication, Robocoin ATMs require three factors of authentication – phone, PIN…

iBeta’s Biometrics Team Scores Fingerprint Evaluation Study

iBeta’s Biometrics Team Scores Fingerprint Evaluation Study

Today, iBeta Quality Assurance announced that Sandia National Laboratories has awarded it with a Fingerprint Evaluation Study Contract. iBeta, an accredited Biometrics Testing Laboratory under the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program, will conduct the study on biometric devices provided by 3M, Integrated Biometrics, Lumidigm and Precise Biometrics. Sandia Laboratories is being sponsored by the Department…

LaserLock Licenses Multi-Factor Biometric Platform To Major Financial Firm

LaserLock Licenses Multi-Factor Biometric Platform To Major Financial Firm

Today, LaserLock Technologies announced that it has signed an agreement to license its VerifyMe Identity Services platform to a major financial services advisory firm. At this time, the firm is unnamed, but according to LaserLock it consolidates hundreds of billions of dollars in assets for around 100,000 investment banking clients. VerifyMe is a multi-factor authentication…

Barlcays To Adopt Biometrics For Fraud Protection In Banking

Barlcays To Adopt Biometrics For Fraud Protection In Banking

Increasingly, biometrics are entering the financial markets as a fraud prevention measure. Not just replacing passwords in online payments, biometric authentication factors are working their way into banks on the branch level. To this effect, UK bank Barclays has announced this week that it will be rolling out finger vein biometrics to cut down on fraud.…

Wells Fargo Invests in Eyeprints as EyeVerify Completes $6M Funding Round

Wells Fargo Invests in Eyeprints as EyeVerify Completes $6M Funding Round

Today, EyeVerify announced the closing of its series A funding round meant to drive mass adoption of its biometric technology: Eyeprint ID. The round closed with more than $6 million and now boasts the addition of Wells Fargo Investment Financial Services. Wells Fargo joins Qihoo 360, Sprint and Samsung Electronics as strategic investors. Wells Fargo…

Interview with Sunil Kolhekar, President and CEO of manageID

FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill (FB), recently had a chance to interview Sunil Kolhekar, president and CEO of manageID (SK). The conversation starts off with an overview of the company and its solutions, going on to describe deployments around the world and what lies in store for manageID in the near future.

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Brain Biometrics, Naked Payments and Persistent Authentication

This past week at findBIOMETRICS, we entered into week four of the Road to Biometrics UnPlugged. In the features section we took a look at biometric payments that don’t require smartphones while the industry news section was filled with reports of brain-trauma-detecting wearables, persistent heart rate authentication, big releases and exciting new partnerships. BIO-key announced…

Road2BUP: Commerce – Naked Payments

Road2BUP: Commerce – Naked Payments

Continuing down the Road to Biometrics UnPlugged and focusing on commerce throughout July, we at findBIOMETRICS have taken a look at an overview of next generation finance, end user experience in biometric banking, and three real deployments of strong authentication tech in commerce. Today we are going to examine the idea of paying with a…

Interview: mofiria CEO Satoshi Amagai and Jintaro Nozawa, Fujisoft

findBIOMETRICS, had the chance to interview Satoshi Amagai, president and CEO of mofira, and Jintaro Nozawa, Director and Executive Operating Officer at Fujisoft. The discussion serves as an excellent overview of what each company has to offer in the biometric arena and the verticals ripe for finger vein authentication, as well as how their new partnership will manifest over the next year.

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Performance Tests and Certifications

This week in biometrics industry news we saw a lot of reports coming in concerning face, voice and finger-based biometrics, many of which had to do with performance testing and certification. In the featured articles section, we continued down the Road To Biometrics UnPlugged, now in week three of our summer event leading up the…

M2-FuseID Biometric Reader Scores FBI Personal Identity Verification Certification

M2-FuseID Biometric Reader Scores FBI Personal Identity Verification Certification

Biometric identity management solutions company,  M2SYS Technology announced today that its smart fingerprint reader, M2-FuseID has received Personal Identity Verification (PIV) certification from the FBI. PIV certification signifies an FBI standard of quality and interoperability. The M2-FuseID offers, in addition to a boasted high standard of reliability and accuracy, liveness detection to weed out spoofing…

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