Tag Archives: biometric

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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Biometric payments – bank priorities vs consumer perceptions

By Lina Andolf-Orup at Fingerprints.  When it comes to new payments technologies, it’s often difficult to know what consumers are thinking, and banks have a lot on their plates. When introducing new solutions and services, aligning a bank’s transformation strategy with the desires of consumers is an interesting chart to plot. Following our consumer research, […]

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Cryptovision’s Mindshare Event is back! Join the industry in Gelsenkirchen, June 24th – 25th

Cryptovision kindly invites you join for Mindshare 2015 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany taking place this June 24th and 25th. You are warmly welcome to attend our two days of conference programming as well as join the celebrations during our legendary party. As always, Mindshare is a family affair and all members, both young and old alike, […]

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Gemalto launches unique ultra-thin electronic passport inlay and cover

Gemalto has launched the Sealys Premium inlays and eCovers for electronic passports, a new innovative solution that delivers more flexibility in their bookbinding operations, as well as enhanced aesthetic qualities. Unique to Gemalto, Sealys Premium inlays and eCovers will enable national printers to optimize the efficiency of their manufacturing processes whilst creating ePassports that are […]

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MasterCard and Zwipe launch world’s first biometric contactless payment card

MasterCard and Zwipe have announced their partnership for the launch of the world’s first contactless payment card featuring an integrated fingerprint sensor. The launch of the card comes after a successful live pilot with Norway’s Sparebanken DIN, aligned to the Eika Group, as an answer to the complex challenge of providing a fast, convenient payment […]

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Zetes inks Senegalese biometric visa contract

The SNEDAI (Société nationale d’édition de documents administratifs et d’identification du Sénégal) has awarded Zetes with a contract to produce the Senegalese biometric visa. This project will see Zetes deliver 66 fixed enrolment stations to embassies, consulates and Senegalese border posts. It also makes Zetes responsible for data consolidation and AFIS deduplication (Automated Fingerprint Identification […]

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Bundesdruckerei invests in biometric supplier Dermalog

The two companies have been working together for years, the two CEOs go back even longer. Now, Bundesdruckerei has acquired a 22.43 percent share in Hamburg-based Dermalog Identification Systems GmbH. The acquisition becomes retroactively effective as of 30 June 2012. The investment is of direct strategic importance, according to the statement issued by Bundesdruckerei. In […]

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Fingerprint Cards inks order in China worth SEK 20 M

Fingerprint Cards has received an order worth SEK 20 M from its distributor in China and Taiwan, Hardware & Software Technologies Co. Ltd (HST). 
The order encompasses the FPC1011F3 area sensor. Delivery of the entire order is scheduled for 2013, partly in the first quarter and partly in the second quarter. As a result of […]

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