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Biometrics and the New Era of National Security and Border Control

Biometrics and the New Era of National Security and Border Control

June was Border Control & National ID Month at our sister site FindBiometrics which culminated in our latest expert webinar held on June 22, 2016. Bringing together a panel of industry experts, the webcast kicked off with the latest border control market analysis from Acuity Market Intelligence before launching into a discussion concerning multimodality, best practices,…

Voice Biometrics in a Hyper Connected World

Voice Biometrics in a Hyper Connected World

On May 25, 2016, FindBiometrics’ had its latest webinar, Voice Biometrics in a Hyper-Connected World. Moderator Peter O’Neill, president of FindBiometrics, welcomed back Dan Miller, founder and lead analyst of Opus Research, to present his latest research on Intelligent Assistant and Intelligent Authentication technology before joining an expert panel—Emilio Martinez, CEO, AGNITIO, and Alexey Khitrov, CEO,…

Biometrics, Access Control and the Enterprise of Tomorrow

Biometrics, Access Control and the Enterprise of Tomorrow

We are living in an era of unprecedented mobile biometric proliferation. The same innovations that have allowed for fingerprint, face, and iris recognition to proliferate consumer tech have enabled biometrics to become more accessible in the enterprise. Wearables, smartphones, biometrics, smart cards, NFC, RFID, and other physical access technologies are all at an intersection point,…

Mobile Revolution 2.0:  Biometrics, Smartphones  &  IoT

Mobile Revolution 2.0: Biometrics, Smartphones & IoT

We are at the start of a new revolution in mobile biometrics. The latest research from Acuity Market Intelligence shows that biometric smartphones are officially mainstream. Meanwhile the growing prominence of the Internet of Things is stoking the demand for new innovations in mobile authentication. Mobile biometrics have changed the face of payments, and now…

Mobile Biometrics And The Next Generation of Digital Identity

Mobile Biometrics And The Next Generation of Digital Identity

New research from Acuity Market Intelligence predicts massive growth for the global mobile biometrics market. Valued at $1.6 Billion in 2014, the firm predicts that the market will grow at a CAGR of 67 percent and hit a whopping $34.6 billion in 2020. This is not just big news for the identity industry, it’s good…

Biometrics, National ID and the Future of Global Identity

Biometrics, National ID and the Future of Global Identity

National ID programs are on course to encompass half the world’s population by 2018, according to research by Acuity Market Intelligence, changing the nature of identity on a global scale. Biometrics technology plays a key role in this massive and growing industry, and FindBiometrics assembled an expert panel to discuss the most important topics surrounding…

Biometric Analysis Reveals Consumer Responses to Advertising

Biometric Analysis Reveals Consumer Responses to Advertising

A consumer research company has used biometric technology to analyze audience responses to video advertisements across multiple platforms. The company, Innerscope Research, found that ads on TV generate much stronger responses than they do on Facebook. Innerscope’s study analyzed the physiological responses of 390 participants, who were asked to watch ads on TV, Facebook, mobile…

Webinar: Balancing Convenience and Security in Biometric Access Control

Webinar: Balancing Convenience and Security in Biometric Access Control

Biometric technology is playing an increasingly important role in the global access control market, which is on track to reach $10.4 billion by 2020. Driven by a need for increased security due to concerns of crime and terrorism, biometrics fit the bill when it comes to locking down critical areas. At the same time, new…

Slew of Orders Causes FPC to Revise Q1 Revenue Forecast

Slew of Orders Causes FPC to Revise Q1 Revenue Forecast

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has revised its revenue projections for the first quarter of the year, the company has announced. The revision comes in the wake of multiple high-value orders of its FPC1025 fingerprint sensor. The company had previously advised investors that its Q1 2015 revenues would be more or less consistent with those posted in…

Webinar – Voice Biometrics in a Multi-Modal Future

Webinar – Voice Biometrics in a Multi-Modal Future

Voice biometrics are playing an increasingly important role in the day to day lives of professionals and consumers alike. The latest research concerning the future of voice biometrics suggests that the global market will grow at 9.4 percent CAGR between now and 2019. The surge in adoption is due to many factors including a strong…

An IBIA Special Webinar Presentation – Privacy and the Commercial Use of Biometrics

An IBIA Special Webinar Presentation – Privacy and the Commercial Use of Biometrics

The very concept of surveillance is changing right now. Thanks to the recent mainstream rise of biometrics and strong mobile authentication technology, privacy has shot to the very top of the identity management community’s list of concerns. Listen to our identity experts as they discuss these important topics of privacy and surveillance in the modern world.

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) Demonstrates Fingerprint Biometric Touch Sensor for Microsoft Windows 8.1

GOTHENBURG, Sweden and NEW ORLEANS, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Today at TechEd North America 2013 Microsoft demonstrates an FPC fingerprint touch sensor in combination with a beta version of Windows 8.1, an update to Windows 8. The demonstrations showcase a number of innovative online use cases using FPC’s fingerprint touch technology. Windows 8.1 customers will be able to sign…

Fingerprint Cards Joins Mobile Heights to Boost the Mobile Ecosystem in Southern Sweden

STOCKHOLM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: Fingerprint Cards (FPC) (STO:FINGB) is joining Mobile Heights, an industry-driven triple-helix initiative where members cooperate to boost the mobile ecosystem in southern Sweden to further leverage the establishment of FPC’s development office in Lund. This membership allows FPC to tap into the vast experience in mobile technology in the region and supports…

Cross Match Introduces New SEEK Avenger Handheld

Cross Match Introduces New SEEK Avenger Handheld

London, England – May 21, 2013 Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of biometric identity management solutions, announced the launch of the new SEEK Avenger mobile handheld today at the Security Document World exhibition.  Designed to provide immigration, customs, border control, and law enforcement and security personnel a truly rugged, portable identity management…

Fingerprint Cards: FPC Receives Additional Order for Sensors in Asian Smartphones

STOCKHOLM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC)(STO:FINGB) has received a new order for 455,000 units of its swipe sensor technology, to be delivered in early June 2013. This order comes less than two weeks after the announcement of an additional volume of 275,000 units for Japanese smartphones scheduled for launch in Japan during the second quarter…

Apple’s Rumored iPhone 5s Could Jump Start Mobile Payments

FORBES – Christopher Versace, Contributor According to the U.S. Census Bureau, consumers spent an estimated $2.4 trillion on their credit cards in 2012. That’s a fertile market that is in the cross hairs of the growing mobile payment industry. Fueling that is the continued growth in the global smartphone base, particularly among Gen Z (18-23 year…