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Cerence Teaches Automotive AI Assistant US English

Cerence Teaches Automotive AI Assistant US English

“Now, Cerence ARK Assistant is available to support interactions in US English.” Automotive AI assistant specialist Cerence has adapted its ARK solution for the US market. First announced in December and aimed at the China market, Cerence’s ARK (‘AI Reference Kit’) was touted as a turnkey solution for car makers looking to quickly integrate Cerence’s…

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Health Pass by CLEAR Brings Biometrics to the Immunity Passport

Health Pass by CLEAR Brings Biometrics to the Immunity Passport

Having begun to expand from biometric airport screening to sports venue access and even biometric payments in recent years, CLEAR is now poised to move into the public health space with a new biometric screening service tailored for the age of COVID-19. Called Health Pass by CLEAR, the service will arrive this week in the…

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Suprema Ultra-thin Fingerprint Reader Featured on New Biometric Tablet

Suprema Ultra-thin Fingerprint Reader Featured on New Biometric Tablet

“The latest entry in Suprema’s BioMini Slim line of ultra-thin scanners, BioMini Slim 3 delivers a large fingerprint sensing area allowing it to capture high-quality fingerprint images.” Mexico-based SIASA (or “Sistemas Integrales de Automatización”) has announced a new biometric tablet aimed at the enterprise. Dubbed the BioPad, the tablet is aimed at addressing companies’ identity…

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Trust Stamp Enters OnRamp Insurance Accelerator

Trust Stamp Enters OnRamp Insurance Accelerator

Trust Stamp has officially entered the 2020 OnRamp Insurance Accelerator. OnRamp was established to drive innovation in the insurance industry, and will be run virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Accelerator usually takes place in Minneapolis through a partnership with Allianz Life and Securian Financial. As a member of OnRamp, Trust Stamp will receive…

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Ericsson President Continues to Push 5G in Digital Keynote

Ericsson President Continues to Push 5G in Digital Keynote

Ericsson President and CEO Börje Ekholm kicked off the company’s UnBoxed Office series of online events with a keynote speech delivered from his home. In the keynote, Ekholm addressed some of the most pressing challenges facing the mobile industry during the COVID-19 crisis. “Our highest priority remains the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees,…

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Yoti Provides Digital Identity Services for Co-op

Yoti Provides Digital Identity Services for Co-op

Yoti will be providing biometric onboarding services for Co-op’s community support program. The cooperative organization is one of the UK’s biggest food retailers with more than 2,500 locations across the country, and also offers insurance, legal advice, and other services to its customers. The partnership with Yoti specifically concerns Co-op’s community co-operate platform, which consolidates…

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HID Global, Keyfactor Team Up on Digital Certificate Management for the Enterprise

HID Global, Keyfactor Team Up on Digital Certificate Management for the Enterprise

HID Global has teamed up with Keyfactor, bringing its IdenTrust digital certificates to the latter’s Keyfactor platform. The latter is designed to allow administrators to track and manage digital certificates across the enterprise. Such digital certificates are used to establish trusted connections between a user’s computer or browser and the servers or sites that they…

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Cerence Withdraws Fiscal Guidance Despite Strong Q2 Results

Cerence Withdraws Fiscal Guidance Despite Strong Q2 Results

Automotive-focused AI specialist Cerence Inc. continues to pick up speed in its latest fiscal report. For its second fiscal quarter of 2020, Cerence reports GAAP revenues of $86.5 million and an adjusted EBITDA of $29 million. Those are considerable year-over-year improvements, with the company having seen GAAP revenues of $70.3 million and an adjusted EBITDA…

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NXP Releases Two More MCUs for IoT Devices

NXP Releases Two More MCUs for IoT Devices

NXP has augmented its product portfolio with the release of the K32W061 and K32W041 multiprotocol wireless microcontrollers (MCUs). The low-power MCUs are designed specifically for smart home and IoT devices, and boast multiple low power and low radio power modes. The K32W061 and K32W041 both support Thread and Zigbee networking protocols and offer Bluetooth Low…

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Entrust Datacard Uncovers Poor Password Behavior Among Remote Workers

Entrust Datacard Uncovers Poor Password Behavior Among Remote Workers

Entrust Datacard has become the latest company to call attention to people’s bad password habits, and people’s bad remote work habits in particular. To that end, the company has shared the results of its State of Remote Work Cyber Security Survey, which polled 1,000 full-time professionals in the US who are now working from home…

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Zwipe Sees No Negative COVID-19 Effects in Q1 Update

Zwipe Sees No Negative COVID-19 Effects in Q1 Update

While various companies are reeling from the disruptive effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Zwipe is staying its course and proceeding as planned, the fingerprint biometrics specialist suggests in its Q1 2020 operational update. Zwipe’s overarching plan is still to establish itself as a leader player in the emerging biometric payment and smart cards space, and…

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Microsoft Surface Book 3 Features Windows Hello Biometrics

Microsoft Surface Book 3 Features Windows Hello Biometrics

Microsoft has officially announced its new Surface Book 3 laptop, featuring a number of upgrades over its predecessor, and including Windows Hello facial recognition for biometric security. The Surface Book 3 — which Microsoft refers to as its “most powerful laptop ever” — is powered by the latest Intel 10th-generation Core CPUs, as well as…

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Yoti Postpones this Year’s Digital Identity Fellowships

Yoti Postpones this Year’s Digital Identity Fellowships

Yoti has officially delayed the 2020 iteration of its Digital Identity Fellowship Programme. The inaugural Programme was launched in April of 2019, leading to a cohort of three fellows selected from a pool of more than 120 applicants from upwards of 30 different countries. The Fellowship Programme was set up to provide a grassroots perspective…

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WorldReach Helps UK Home Office Implement Post-Brexit  Immigration Program

WorldReach Helps UK Home Office Implement Post-Brexit Immigration Program

WorldReach is boasting about the success of the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) in the UK. The UK Home Office set up the scheme to allow European Nationals to apply for UK immigration status after the country decided to split from the rest of the European Union. To apply for immigration status, those Nationals needed to be…

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EFF Advocates for Stronger CCPA During COVID-19

EFF Advocates for Stronger CCPA During COVID-19

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is once again insisting that any COVID-19 public health initiatives still need to be developed with respect for the privacy of American citizens. This time, the watchdog’s comments are specifically directed at the state of California, which hosts many leading technology companies and is generally regarded as a leader on…

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Trusona Introduces Time-based One-Time Passwords

Trusona Introduces Time-based One-Time Passwords

Trusona has added a Time-based One-time Password (TOTP) feature to its passwordless security portfolio. The enterprise solution will enable two-step verification to provide a higher level of security for people logging into various work-related applications. The TOTP feature is compatible with virtually any platform that supports two-step verification, including Google, Slack, and Amazon Web Services.…

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BioIntelliSense Unveils Disposable BioButton to Track Patient Symptoms

BioIntelliSense Unveils Disposable BioButton to Track Patient Symptoms

BioIntelliSense is continuing to expand its portfolio of Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) products with the launch of the new BioButton. The BioButton is a disposable body sensor roughly the size of a coin that can be used to monitor vital signs like temperature, heart rate, and respiration. While the BioButton is disposable, it is rugged…

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