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Here to stay! U.S. Green Card pioneers secure eGovernment

By Rob Haslam, Government ID Solutions, HID Global The use of credentials employing multiple technologies to address a variety of functions is quickly moving from the exception to the rule, especially in major government-to-citizen ID programs. A pioneer in the use of multiple secure identity technologies in a single card is the U.S. Permanent Resident […]

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AOptix closes $42 million series e funding

“As an investment strategy, I look for companies that are applying technology to positively impact people’s lives on a global scale,” said Kevin Compton, partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers. “AOptix is doing just that – solving problems no one else can through a rare combination of imagination, technology expertise and an experienced management team […]

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Gemalto’s healthcare project with Seattle Children’s Hospital receives recognition

Gemalto announced that IDG’s Computerworld has recognized Gemalto’s healthcare project with Seattle Children’s Hospital as a 2012 Honors Laureate in Safety & Security. The annual award program honors organizations that use visionary applications of IT to promote and advance the public welfare, benefit society and change the world for the better.  Gemalto’s Protiva .NET solutions […]

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London City Airport battles queues with facial recognition system

Human Recognition Systems announced that London City Airport is the seventh top ten UK airport to deploy a product from the MFlow suite. London City has chosen MFlow Journey for passenger queue measurement replacing its existing Bluetooth measurement technology. MFlow improves the passenger experience as it predicts, detects, measures, analyses and facilitates the high volume […]

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Bundesdruckerei records 12 percent increase in turnover Strengthened market position in system ID business/faster rate of innovation/focus on strategic growth areas and process efficiency

Bundesdruckerei recorded a successful 2010 financial year with turnover up by 12 percent to €348.7m. ID system business once again turned out to be the growth engine in national and international business. The most important project was the introduction of the new German ID card, one of the most demanding technology projects worldwide. With substantial investment in personnel and technology, Bundesdruckerei […]

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Fujitsu Develops World’s First Personal Authentication Technology to Integrate Palm Vein and Fingerprint Authentication

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. have announced the development of the world’s first biometric authentication technology that combines data on palm vein patterns with fingerprint data from three fingers. By employing both palm vein pattern and fingerprint data, the technology enables the rapid identification of a given individual out of data from a million people, processing the […]

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Integrating biometrics today and tomorrow; an interview with Jonathan Heywood, Siemens IT Solutions & Services

The following interview took place between the magazine “THE VAULT “and Jonathan Heywood from Siemens IT Solutions & Services VAULT: Jonathan, Why do Siemens see biometric technology as an integral part of Identity and Access Management? JH: Biometric technology is the one technology that really confirms who you are. For Siemens it’s part of a much […]

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Precise Biometrics receives order for hardware worth SEK 2.4 million in Match-on-Card project for Middle East Govt. employees.

The order is an additional follow-up order from an existing customer in the Middle East and delivery consists of Precise 200 MC readers, combined fingerprint and smart cardreaders that will be used in a current government ID card project together with the Precise Match-on-Card™ technology. The government customer is in the process of extending their […]

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