Infineon contributes to CardLab’s new Biometric Card Solution

In this new 'Digital Age', it has become increasingly important to remember passwords or where one has stored information that has concrete value. Individuals have lost millions because they have forgotten passwords or caused organisation great distress to recreate their identity. However, these problem can now be a relic of the past as CardLab introduces…

New mask-tolerant matching algorithm and age estimator boosts accuracy levels for Cognitec’s entire product suite

Highly focused and innovative R&D initiatives have again raised accuracy levels of Cognitec’s main matching algorithm and its age estimation technology. The latest versions are showing remarkably robust test results for facial images with masks. Advanced neural network training and a new face finder contributed to generally increase the robustness against significant facial occlusion caused,…

Advancing contactless payments: Infineon , Fingerprint Cards join forces to drive mass deployment of biometric cards

Payment cards with integrated fingerprint sensor make contactless payments more convenient, more secure and hygienic. The contactless card remains in the hands of the cardholder throughout the entire payment transaction, while eliminating the need for PIN entries or signatures to authorize even high-value payments. Infineon Technologies AG and Fingerprint Cards AB  have joined forces to…

Why secure biometric systems still require hardware-based security

The Silicon Trust caught up with Infineon's Bernd Zwattendorfer to ask about his latest published article on biometric systems, FIDO and the impact that COVID-19 has had on the use of biometric systems. If you wish to read the article yourself, you can do so by following this link. https://youtu.be/C2VQXVTu0WI

Are you really John Doe?

The reasons why secure biometric systems still require hardware-based security By Bernd Zwattendorfer, Infineon Technologies The proof of a claim of a person’s identity – both identification and authentication – are fundamental processes for granting or denying access to services. These being either physical (yes, you really booked the hotel room) or digital online (yes,…

Thales first to reach highest level of certification possible for mobile ID security software

Thales, world leader in digital security, is the first company to achieve the highest level (1) of the international security standard ‘Common Criteria’ for their mobile ID software solution. The Gemalto Mobile ID software has demonstrated a level of resistance to the most advanced security penetration tests against mobile applications. This security breakthrough confirms that…

Precise enters partnership with Innovatrics

Precise has entered into a partnership with Innovatrics, one of the leading biometric solutions providers in the world. Innovatrics will be the provider of face recognition technology to Precises products in the Digital Identity business area. The collaboration supports Precise ambition to deliver world-leading biometric identification software that makes people’s everyday lives easier. “We are…

Access all areas – using biometrics to make it genius

By Maria Pihlström.  We all have several things to open, access and unlock, multiple times daily. Buildings, devices, padlocks, vehicles, servers – the list goes on. Current processes, however, can take up a lot of time and offer poor user experiences as well as being less secure. After all, who hasn’t lost or lent out…