Author Archives | Steve Atkins

Finger on the pulse! The Countdown to 2020 has Begun

By Lina Andolf-Orup at Fingerprints.  With 2020 in sight, now is the perfect time to pause and reflect on the past three months and see how the world of biometrics has evolved since our last update. With everything from high profile announcements to some news you may not have heard, Q3 2019 has been fascinating. […]

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The end of the payment card?

Stéphanie El Rhomri, VP Testing Services at FIME. Since the launch of contactless just over a decade ago, innovation in payment cards has struggled to keep pace. While card payments themselves have steadily risen, in an increasingly mobile and digital age, many are already predicting the death of the card. The beginning of the end […]

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Are biometrics pointing to opportunities for banks?

By Thomas Rex, SVP at Fingerprints.  Innovation comes in many forms. It makes the world around us look better, work faster and be more useful for companies, consumers and communities. Biometric technology has been around now for some time, but recent technological developments are driving significant adoption across new use cases, especially in banking & […]

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CodeMeter Cloud – the ultimate software licensing solution living entirely in the cloud

Ready to bring your software to market? It used to be a choice between a hardware (dongle) or a software secure licensing solution. CodeMeter Cloud offers the ultimate technology for extremely flexible licensing in the cloud. If you need uncompromising security and portability to empower your customers to access and use licenses at different sites, […]

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WorldReach uses Cognitec’s Face Recognition Tech to Enable Smartphone ID Document Applications

Cognitec continues to maintain a successful partnership with WorldReach to facilitate remote identity verification during self-service ID issuance processes via their smartphone app. Applicants for passports, visas, residency/settlement programs or digital onboarding services are required to take a selfie during the enrollment process. An automated back-end process verifies the claimed identity, validates the ID document […]

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Desoutter Streamlines the Digital Transformation with CodeMeter Protection and Licensing Technology

Wibu-Systems, a security technology leader in the global software licensing market, has implemented a secure and flexible licensing solution for Desoutter Industrial Tools of Nantes, France, that enables the company to monetize its software while delivering products with greater flexibility to meet the dynamic market needs driven by Industry 4.0. The integration of Wibu-Systems’ flagship […]

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Additional integration of Precises’ fingerprint software in collaboration with Egis Technology

In collaboration with the leading fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egis), Precises’ software for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices – Precise BioMatch Mobile – has been deployed in a series of smartphones. The integration – in addition to the previous integration that was communicated on August 5th, 2019 – is expected to generate approximately 15 […]

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Africa paves the way for worldwide recognition of International Identity Day – September 16

Ahead of the 2nd Anniversary subsequent to the call to observe September 16 as International Identity Day, nations across Africa have been actively preparing campaigns to commemorate the special day this coming Monday. These include plans for public awareness events, media engagements, seminars, conferences, festive celebrations, and a history-making move undertaken by Nigeria last week […]

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