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Smart Cards and Cloud Technology Bolster Patient ID in Maine

Smart Cards and Cloud Technology Bolster Patient ID in Maine

Today, LifeMed ID has announced that its patient identification solution has been implemented at Mid Coast Health Services in Brunswick, Maine. As is the case with patient ID, the end goal here is efficiency and fraud prevention. With LifeMed ID’s solution, access operations become automated, duplicate record making is eliminated and patients are tied to…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: National eID, Commerce and Eyeprint Investments

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: National eID, Commerce and Eyeprint Investments

This week’s biometrics industry news spanned a wide number of applications and topics keeping an emphasis on the future of the industry. A number of reports, a major investment and a telling blog post from Visa Europe all placed our gaze on the optimistic future of identity management technology. Meanwhile in the featured articles, we…

Finger Vein Sensors Further Bring Biometric Healthcare to Turkey

Finger Vein Sensors Further Bring Biometric Healthcare to Turkey

In an initiative to better manage health services in Turkey, combating abuse and inefficiencies, the Social Security Institution of Turkey has been adopting biometrics since 2012. This week, Hitachi Europe announced that, in support of this continuing adoption, it is rolling out BIOMIG devices: mobile WiFi scanners featuring  the company’s finger vein recognition technology. The…

EyeVerify Makes Friends With Eyeprints, Scores $6M Strategic Investment

EyeVerify Makes Friends With Eyeprints, Scores $6M Strategic Investment

People are learning about eyeprints and investing. More accurately, EyeVerify, a Kansas City startup founded in 2012 that specializes in eye-based vascular biometrics, is gaining investors for its new modality. The company has just gained four major backers to the tune of a combined $6 million strategic investment. Samsung Electronics, SprintCorp, a major U.S. banking…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: The Road To Biometrics UnPlugged

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: The Road To Biometrics UnPlugged

July is here which puts us two and a half months away from the second annual Biometrics UnPlugged event in Tampa, Florida. This being the case, we have begun to prepare with The Road To Biometrics UnPlugged, a summer long event meant to shed light on some of the topics that will be discussed. First…

Archbold Memorial Hospital Implements Biometric Patient ID

Archbold Memorial Hospital Implements Biometric Patient ID

A hospital has a great number of specific identity management needs. Organization is key, of course, and so a system must be in place to prevent mix ups, put an end to billing mishaps and eliminate duplicate records. In addition, the ability to ensure that a patient is who they say they are can prevent…

The Road To Biometrics UnPlugged – Commerce: The Primer

The Road To Biometrics UnPlugged – Commerce: The Primer

We are less than three months away from the second annual Biometrics UnPlugged event and, in preparation, findBIOMETRICS will be spending the whole summer building up to the gathering of identity industry trailblazers. The topic for this year is Mobility at the Crossroads of Commerce and Privacy and as such, July will focus on the…

Fujisoft and Mofiria Team Up To Offer Finger Vein Authentication

Fujisoft and Mofiria Team Up To Offer Finger Vein Authentication

When it comes to keeping a biometric solution “spoof proof“, one of the best ways to ensure your sensors won’t be fooled is to measure a body part that can’t be copied in the first place. Vascular technology is one of these “unspoofable by design” modalities. A user’s veins are inside of her, beneath the…

Multi-Modal Month – Week Two: The Power of Multiple Factors

It’s Multi-Modal Month here at findBIOMETRICS: a celebration of the diversity in today’s biometric technology. Last week we looked at the many modes of biometric identity in our week-one Primer. This week we are going to examine the benefits and applications of combining authentication factors. It stands to reason that if biometrics are stronger than…

Multi-Modal Month – Week One: The Primer

We are undergoing some big changes here at findBIOMETRICS, and to celebrate June will be Multi-Modal Month. Not just focusing on solutions that leverage multiple types of biometric technology, this month’s theme will be a broad look at the staggering diversity of technology covered under the umbrella of “biometrics,” as well as some of the…

Biometric Software Month Week Three: 5 Biometric Softwares You Can Try For Yourself

Biometric Software Month Week Three: 5 Biometric Softwares You Can Try For Yourself

As we explored last week as part of Biometric Software Month, there is a potential for biometrics all around us and especially in our smartphones. The right software solution can transform a front facing camera from a selfie-taking toy to a biometric authentication tool. In The Biometric Upgrade we explored the broad ideas and applications…

Biometric Software Month Week 2: The Biometric Upgrade

Biometric Software Month Week 2: The Biometric Upgrade

Welcome to the second week of findBIOMETRICS Biometric Software Month in which we are taking a stronger focus on the strong authentication solutions that can be downloaded and installed in order to make life more secure and convenient. As was mentioned in the primer that we published to start the month off, one of the…

Fujitsu Frontech North America Announces PalmLock Biometric Access

Fujitsu Frontech North America Announces PalmLock Biometric Access

Palm vein imaging is at home in physical access control deployment situations. The biometric mode that scans the vascular patterns in the palm of a user for authentication is fast, contactless and practically un-spoofable since humans ideally aren’t leaving records of their vein patterns wherever they go. Fujitsu has been a major proponent for this…

Unisys Chosen By Her Majesty’s Passport Office For Facial Recognition

Unisys Chosen By Her Majesty’s Passport Office For Facial Recognition

Today, Unisys Corporation, a global information technology company, announced that it has been chosen by Her Majesty’s Passport Office to provide its new Facial Recognition System for the passport application process in the United Kingdom. The agreement between the two parties will last for five years and see Unisys providing systems integration services to implement…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Physical Access Control Month Continues

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Physical Access Control Month Continues

This past week saw some national ID news, talk of biometrics in banking and – because April is Physical Access Control Month at findBIOMETRICS – lots of talk about biometrics in physical security deployments. Deployment is the micro-topic of the week, in fact. On Wednesday we took a closer look at four real life deployments…

4 Real Deployments That Show Diversity In Biometric Access Control

4 Real Deployments That Show Diversity In Biometric Access Control

This is week three in Physical Access Control Month at findBIOMETRICS. Already we’ve taken a broad overview of the topic, and delved deeper into the rich subject of adoption barriers in this area of biometric application, now it’s time to look at some of the real life deployments in this field. Here are four recent…

Fingerprint Biometrics Authorizing Physical Payment in Vietnam

Fingerprint Biometrics Authorizing Physical Payment in Vietnam

Today brings the announcement that a biometric physical payment solution has gone live in Vietnam, allowing customers to pay for goods with nothing but their identity. No cards, no PINs, not even a smartphone is needed, just prior registration and the tip of a finger. TSYS is responsible for the PRIME ATM technology that powers…

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Kicking Off Physical Access Control Month

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Kicking Off Physical Access Control Month

The first week of April wielded a massive amount of biometrics industry news, and much of it was appropriately on theme with the topic of the month: biometric physical access control. To get everyone up to speed with just exactly what sort of things we will be talking about this month in the featured articles,…

Primer: What We Talk About When We Talk About Biometric Physical Access Control

Primer: What We Talk About When We Talk About Biometric Physical Access Control

ISC West 2014, which is underway in Las Vegas and will be running through Friday, is playing host to a large number of biometrics vendors and professionals involved in physical access control. Now is naturally a great time to explore the exciting and versatile world of biometric physical access control. That is why findBIOMETRICS has…

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