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Biometric Fingerprint Locks Rumored For The Next iPhone

The iPhone 5S may ship with built-in biometric fingerprint sensor in its home button. The hot rumor comes the day after the beta release of the new iOS 7 development kit, given in advance to developers in order to better craft applications to fit the new operating system’s rules and features. The news comes courtesy…

First Biometric Mobile Identity Management Platform Introduced By ImageWare Systems

Today, ImageWare Systems introduced GoMobile Interactive (GMI): the industry’s first mobile biometric identity management platform. ImageWave is a provider of cloud based, multi-modal biometric identity management solutions and its new platform leverages acquired messaging technology patents, combined with the company’s Biometric Engine, to protect content on Android or iOS mobile devices. GMI, which includes a standalone…

Precise Biometrics Partners with SPARC, Brings Government Users Multi-Factor Authentication and Streamlined MDM

Precise Biometrics announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with government focused software product development company SPARC. The newly minted partnering will see Precise Biometrics’ Tactivo smart casing solution, which provides smart card and fingerprint authentication to mobile devices, with SPARC’s new Knappsack mobile device management (MDM) platform. With the addition of Tactivo, Knappsack users…

Cognitec Releases Facial Recognition SDK For Android

The demand for face recognition technology is growing, and Cognitec has responded by offering customers FaceVACS, its world class biometric software development kit (SDK), for the creation of Android applications. In addition to development tools for enrollment, verification and identification, the FaceVACS-SDK also provides face and eye recognition in images, functionality for facial characteristic analysis…

Mobile Facial Recognition From JailBase

Mugshot database website JailBase has introduced a new mobile app to allow for the matching of user supplied photos to arrest records. Currently available for Android devices, with plans for a Q4 2013 release on iOS platforms, the JailBase app allows for public users to search through millions of arrest records from many counties in the United…

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…

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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…

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