biometrics

Precise Biometrics Sets Date and Agenda for AGM

Precise Biometrics Sets Date and Agenda for AGM

Precise Biometrics has set a date and revealed the agenda for its Annual General Meeting, and it looks like the company is eager to get some incentives in place for its top leadership. Among the proposals for Precise Biometrics’ shareholders to vote on is a reverse share split, in which ten existing shares would be…

eWBM’s Goldengate Fingerprint Reader is First to Get FIDO L2 Certification

eWBM’s Goldengate Fingerprint Reader is First to Get FIDO L2 Certification

“Based on eWBM’s MS500 cryptographic System-on-Chip engine, the Goldengate fingerprint reader is designed to be plugged into a computer in order for a user to provide biometric authentication on the device.” South Korea-based eWBM has become the first to attain FIDO2 Level 2 (L2) Authenticator Security Certification, thanks to its Goldengate USB fingerprint reader. As…

AMREL’s BioFlex S Turns Samsung Smartphones into Rugged Biometric Devices

AMREL’s BioFlex S Turns Samsung Smartphones into Rugged Biometric Devices

AMREL has launched a new smartphone module that can turn an ordinary Samsung smartphone into a rugged biometric device. Dubbed the BioFlex S, the new solution combines a rugged AMREL case with the BioMini Slim 2 fingerprint scanner from Suprema ID, and is designed primarily for use in law enforcement. “We have created a versatile,…

NEC Establishes AI and Human Rights Principles

NEC Establishes AI and Human Rights Principles

The NEC Corporation has established a set of human rights principles to guide its business decisions when using biometrics and artificial intelligence. The newly published “NEC Group AI and Human Rights Principles” reflect a commitment to privacy at every stage of development, and are also intended to ensure compliance with international rules and regulations. With…

Galaxy S10’s Fingerprint Sensor Spoofed by 3D Print: Report

Galaxy S10’s Fingerprint Sensor Spoofed by 3D Print: Report

“…if the spoofing claim is legitimate, it’s another indication of the importance of liveness detection in contemporary biometric technology. New spoofing claims are raising questions about the efficacy of the Samsung Galaxy S10’s in-display fingerprint scanner. As SamMobile reports, an Imgur user called “darshark” has published a post detailing how claims to have fooled one…

Aflac Japan will Authenticate Cancer Insurance Customers with Biometrics

Aflac Japan will Authenticate Cancer Insurance Customers with Biometrics

“[Nok Nok Labs’] S3 Authentication Suite will allow Aflac’s 15 million customers to biometrically verify their identities and log into their accounts using only their mobile devices.” Cancer patients in Japan should have an easier time getting reimbursed for treatments thanks to a new agreement between Nok Nok Labs, Fujitsu, and Aflac Japan. Specifically, Aflac,…

Kony Enhances its Quantum Platform with Okta’s Adaptive MFA

Kony Enhances its Quantum Platform with Okta’s Adaptive MFA

Kony has formed a partnership with Okta to simplify the identity management process for new and existing Kony customers. Under the terms of the agreement, Kony will be integrating Okta’s security products into its Kony Quantum low code development platform, as well as its Kony DBX digital banking suite. For Kony Quantum users, the highlight…

Biometric Tech Wins Subaru Forester Some Safety-Minded Acclaim

Biometric Tech Wins Subaru Forester Some Safety-Minded Acclaim

“The ranking should help to further illuminate the potential for biometric technology in automotive applications…” The 2019 Subaru Forester’s biometric technology has helped the car to earn a spot on Parents magazine’s list of “The 10 Best Family Cars of 2019”. The car was selected in the category of “The Best Two-Row SUVs”, with the…

ISC West to Set the Tone of 2019’s Biometric Security Discourse

ISC West to Set the Tone of 2019’s Biometric Security Discourse

ISC West, the largest converged security trade show in the United States, plays an integral role in the biometrics industry. Every April, the conference sets the trends for the rest of the year’s most critical discussions in biometric access, time & attendance, enterprise identity and more. That’s why we partnered with ISC West in 2017,…

DENSO to Discuss Automated Vehicles and Connected Cars at WCX19

DENSO to Discuss Automated Vehicles and Connected Cars at WCX19

DENSO has announced that it will be sponsoring the World Congress Experience (WCX19) for the nineteenth consecutive year when the automotive conference kicks off later this month. The company will also be participating in a panel discussion that will focus on Human Machine Interface (HMI) systems and other technologies that will be integral to the…

Veridium is the Latest Biometrics Specialist to Join Mastercard Start Path

Veridium is the Latest Biometrics Specialist to Join Mastercard Start Path

Veridium has become the latest biometrics specialist to join Mastercard Start Path, the financial services giant’s startup accelerator program. It’s an impressive feat. Only about 40 startups are admitted to the program each year, and Veridium says it was part of an applicant pool of almost 2,000. Criteria for selection include demonstrated commercial traction, seed…

Nuance Named One of 2019’s “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality”

Nuance Named One of 2019’s “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality”

“It’s a fitting distinction for a company whose business is, after all, identity.” The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has named Nuance Communications one of 2019’s “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” in its Corporate Equality Index. The Foundation bills itself as America’s largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, with…

Apple Patent Brings New Biometric Authentication Options to Apple Watch

Apple Patent Brings New Biometric Authentication Options to Apple Watch

Apple has filed a patent for a new form of biometric authentication that could be deployed in a future version of the Apple Watch. Originally filed in Q3 2018, the new invention is a light field camera capable of sub-epidermal imaging. The camera would be placed on the underside of the Apple Watch, where it…

The Far-Field Voice Recognition Market is About to Skyrocket

The Far-Field Voice Recognition Market is About to Skyrocket

A new report from MarketsandMarkets suggests that the demand for far-field voice recognition tech will skyrocket in the next few years. The market is expected to jump from $969 million in 2018 to $3.5 billion by 2024 thanks to the rising popularity of smart speakers, smart TVs, and an ever-expanding range of other smart devices. North America…

Apple Watch’s ECG System Comes to Europe, Hong Kong

Apple Watch’s ECG System Comes to Europe, Hong Kong

“The ECG data from the Health app can be shared as a PDF with physicians, potentially enabling diagnosis and treatment for conditions that otherwise might have gone undetected.” The Apple Watch’s electrocardiogram capability is now being rolled out in Europe and Hong Kong through a new software update. First unveiled along with Apple’s latest iPhones…

IDEX Explains How Biometric Technology is Shaping the Future IoT

IDEX Explains How Biometric Technology is Shaping the Future IoT

IDEX Biometrics has continued its blog series on the Internet of Things with a look at the way that biometric technology is shaping the IoT market. In the post, IDEX CFO Henrik Knudtzon explains that the secure and convenient nature of biometric credentials like fingerprints makes them ideal for safe, streamlined IoT connections across multiple…

Precise Biometrics to Maintain Focus on Biometric Cards, Mobile Fingerprint & Multimodal ID

Precise Biometrics to Maintain Focus on Biometric Cards, Mobile Fingerprint & Multimodal ID

Precise Biometrics will focus on biometric payment cards, smartphone fingerprint scanning, and multi-modal digital identity for the foreseeable future, with its new YOUNiQ solution being key to the latter over 2019, suggests its newly-published Annual Report. A glossier, more in-depth publication than Precise Biometrics’ year-end results, which were published in February, the Annual Report offers…

HSBC Brings FacePhi Biometric Tech to Uruguay

HSBC Brings FacePhi Biometric Tech to Uruguay

“The new partnership marks FacePhi’s first foray into the Uruguayan market, though this isn’t the first time it has worked with the global bank.” FacePhi‘s upwards trajectory continues, with HSBC Uruguay becoming the latest financial services firm to embrace its selfie-based biometric authentication technology. The new partnership marks FacePhi’s first foray into the Uruguayan market,…

Robert Mueller Becomes Zwipe CTO

Robert Mueller Becomes Zwipe CTO

“Robert brings a wealth of experience and knowledge and will be instrumental in ensuring the successful delivery of our technology platform to our expanding global customer base.” – André Løvestam, CEO, Zwipe A longtime NEXT Biometrics executive has now become Zwipe‘s Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Robert Mueller – no, not that Robert Mueller – is…

Hampton Releases New TSA-Approved BenjiLock  Designed for Travel

Hampton Releases New TSA-Approved BenjiLock Designed for Travel

Hampton Products has introduced a new BenjiLock designed specifically for travel. The original BenjiLock is a biometric padlock that opens with a fingerprint scan and eliminates the need to remember a combination or a key. The TSA Travel/Luggage Lock is meant to be more portable, making it an ideal solution for those looking to secure…

Pages