Tag Archives: Fingerprint

Natwest launches biometric payment card trial using Fingerprint’s technology

As part of a national trial NatWest is piloting cutting edge, biometric fingerprint technology with 200 customers. The trial is due to begin in the coming weeks. Customers will use their fingerprint to verify transactions over £30, increasing security and making it easier for customers when paying for goods or services at the tills as […]

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MorphoTrak to supply automated biometric identification system to Orange County

California has selected MorphoTrak to provide MorphoBIS, its next generation Biometric Identification System, for the county’s new biometric identification system. Housed in the Orange County Crime Lab, MorphoBIS will provide real-time identification of suspects and criminals with unrivalled accuracy and enhanced productivity as more crimes are solved more quickly. MorphoBIS will fully integrate fingerprints and […]

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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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VIDEO: What Precise is up to these days

Ever wondered what long time Silicon Trust partner Precise has been up to these days? This neat video animation gives a nice introduction to their latest product range, Tactivo

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Airport eGates and best practice

by Infineon Technologies The objectives of an automatic border control (ABC) system are to: a) improve passenger clearance without increasing staff costs (efficiency), b) make the process easier for passengers (convenience) c) enhance precautions at airports (security). An ABC-system enables automated or semi-automated border control, that can be operated with an eMRTD, RTP, National eID […]

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Synergy between Registered Traveller Programs and Visa-Processing for frequent travellers

by Infineon Technologies A Visa-sticker or ink stamp is an indicator to the right of access for a short term visitor to a country issued at a border control point. Today around 40 states worldwide use e-Gates to speed up the border control process. Many such systems are based on the ICAO Standard and/or using […]

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Netherlands: Mandatory fingerprinting for residence permit applications

Storing biometric information – digitized fingerprints and passport photos – in a central database makes it easier to check the identity of aliens applying for residence permits. This technology is already used to check the identity of asylum seekers. It will now also be used to control applications for family migration and residence permits for […]

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Mandatory ePassports for ICAO countries by 2015 to boost adoption of eGate systems

Travel documents are for terrorists just as important as weapons, according to the key finding from the 9/11 Commission Report. This is the reason border control systems based on biometric applications have become the solution of choice in identifying potential threats. There is also considerable emphasis on the identification of immigrants using e-Passports and e-Visas […]

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