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Fingerprints announces Biometric Software Platform for Payments

World-leading biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards AB (Fingerprints™) has announced its Biometric Software Platform for payments, named FPC-BEP, targeting payment cards, wearables and USB dongles. The platform has been tailored to optimize the performance of its small and power-efficient biometric sensors for payments, which include the FPC1300-series and T-Shape™ module. Fingerprints can now offer card and […]

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Gemalto ‘pilots’ biometric boarding at Los Angeles International Airport

Gemalto have announced a joint pilot with a leading airline to bring additional convenience and security to the traveler’s experience via biometric boarding in Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The test will confirm that passenger needs and expectations are met through use of facial recognition versus a traditional boarding pass as well […]

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HID Global Acquires Crossmatch to Expand in Biometric Identity Management

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that it has acquired Crossmatch, a leader in biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions, from Francisco Partners.  Crossmatch’s portfolio of products includes biometric identity management hardware and software that complement HID’s broad portfolio of trusted identity products and services, making HID Global one […]

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New matching algorithm for Cognitec’s face recognition products

Cognitec Systems, the face recognition company, has concluded extensive research and development efforts to greatly advance the accuracy and speed of its face matching algorithm. The high-performance algorithm has been integrated into Cognitec’s FaceVACS engine and is now available in new releases of all market-focused Cognitec products. In-house tests show leading-edge performance levels on a […]

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Fujitsu Extends the Global Reach for Biometrics-as-a-Service Offerings

Fujitsu America, Inc. is broadening the area of availability for its biometric security solutions portfolio to now include Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, along with the rest of the Americas. The Fujitsu broad cyber security portfolio also includes Biometrics-as-a-Service™, the Fujitsu PalmSecure® family, the SAMURAI Platform™, the RoboSOC™ (SOC in a Box) solution, consulting services, systems […]

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Biometrics 
- marrying security and convenience

By Isabelle Moeller, Biometrics Institute. Only biometrics can unify the age-old opposing forces of user-experience and digital security. When it happens, the effect will be remarkable. Thanks, in no small part, to the whims of Hollywood, biometrics have become something of a go-to metaphor for bleeding edge, bullet- proof security. It’s easy to see why: […]

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NEXT Biometrics Introduces Newest Generation USB-Based Fingerprint Reader

NEXT Biometrics has announced availability of the latest generation of peripheral fingerprint readers, the Oyster II.  The USB-based device, which can be connected to a variety of mobile and desktop computing gear, leverages the same form factor used in NEXT’s “Oyster I” fingerprint reader that was introduced in 2015. The new Oyster II also incorporates […]

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IDEX introduces pioneering remote enrolment solution for biometric cards

IDEX, a leading developer of advanced fingerprint solutions for mass markets, has developed a unique new enrolment solution for biometric cards. This revolutionary, low-cost process allows users to enrol conveniently by themselves without the need to visit a branch office which is considered a barrier to mass deployment of biometric cards in the financial payment […]

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