fingerprint authentication

Two New Financial Services Clients Highlight a Big Trend for BIO-key

Two New Financial Services Clients Highlight a Big Trend for BIO-key

“Both financial services organizations have embraced BIO-key’s PIV Pro fingerprint readers and ID Director software for employee authentication, using the biometric technology to regulate access to sensitive IT assets.” BIO-key has two new clients in the financial services sector, and the company’s leadership believe it’s a sign of more good things to come. The company…

IDEX Partners with Agnisys to Accelerate IoT Development

IDEX Partners with Agnisys to Accelerate IoT Development

IDEX Biometrics has teamed up with Agnisys to further its development of fingerprint security for a range of next-generation IoT devices. IDEX will specifically be using Agnisys’s IDesignSpec software solution, which will automatically generate much of the code and documentation needed to realize such products and allow researchers to use their time more efficiently. “IDesignSpec…

CEO of BIO-key Talks New $10 Million Contract on Stock Day Podcast

CEO of BIO-key Talks New $10 Million Contract on Stock Day Podcast

“While Asia is an important source of growth – we are really seeing our business expand on a global basis.” – Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key Biometrics specialist BIO-key has won a big new contract in the Asia market, with CEO Mike DePasquale discussing the deal on the Uptick Newswire Stock Day Podcast. Speaking to host…

NEXT Biometrics Teams with RuPay-Certified Card Maker

NEXT Biometrics Teams with RuPay-Certified Card Maker

“…we are in the process of building a sustainable network with leading players in the smart card ecosystem to commercialize biometric dual interface technology in the banking sector and beyond.” – Alain Faburel, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, NEXT Biometrics NEXT Biometrics has another partner in the emerging biometric payment cards market: The company has…

Biometric Lock Pioneer Launches New Tech, Enterprise Platform

Biometric Lock Pioneer Launches New Tech, Enterprise Platform

Tapplock, an early pioneer of the biometric lock concept, has unveiled a new version of its fingerprint-scanning lock and a new enterprise platform. The company first announced its initial Tapplock device back in January of 2016, and while fingerprint-scanning locks still haven’t gone mainstream, it has seen a growing number of rivals follow it into…

BIO-key Issues Q3 2018 Results, Focuses on Future

BIO-key Issues Q3 2018 Results, Focuses on Future

“Our outlook for the remainder of 2018 is supported by initiatives we have in place, as well as multimillion dollar software orders we expect to complete imminently.” – Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key BIO-key has issued its fiscal results for the third quarter ended September 30th. The quarter brought in revenues of $739,750, compared to revenues of…

Windows 10 Update Delivers FIDO2 and WebAuthn

Windows 10 Update Delivers FIDO2 and WebAuthn

“FIDO has mounted a longstanding campaign to get third party support for its strong authentication standards and expand the compliant device ecosystem, but bringing FIDO2 support to major web browsers effectively brings FIDO support into the Internet’s core infrastructure.” FIDO2 and WebAuthn support has officially arrived on Windows 10, via the operating system’s October 2018…

Fingerprint Authentication is Finally Coming to Chrome

Fingerprint Authentication is Finally Coming to Chrome

A beta version of the latest Chrome browser for macOS and Android points to the rise of FIDO2-based biometric authentication on the web. The new Chrome 70 feature allows websites to access a fingerprint sensor on their device, and, as 9to5Google reports, this is enabled by default in the Web Authentication API. Websites that take…

Keeper Adapts Secure Messaging System for the Enterprise

Keeper Adapts Secure Messaging System for the Enterprise

“Keeper noted that the system can operate on Windows, MacOS, iOS, and Android, and said that it’s FINRA and HIPAA compliant.” Keeper has adapted its secure messaging system for the enterprise. KeeperChat was first launched earlier this year. Envisioned as a WhatsApp-like texting service, the platform allows users to store messages and media in a…

New Vivo Flagship to Feature Enhanced In-Display Fingerprint Scanning

New Vivo Flagship to Feature Enhanced In-Display Fingerprint Scanning

“…with its integration of in-display fingerprint scanning in the X23, Vivo is continuing to drive what may be a growing trend in mobile biometrics, with other smartphone makers like Xiaomi also following suit.” Vivo has officially announced its next flagship smartphone, and it’s going to feature improved in-display fingerprint recognition. The device has only just…

AfriDOKTA and Smart Applications Offer Health Insurance Services Via Biometric Access

AfriDOKTA and Smart Applications Offer Health Insurance Services Via Biometric Access

“The aim is to allow users to access AfriDOKTA’s services – including video consultation with doctors over mobile devices or desktops – via biometric authentication, thanks to Smart Applications’ fingerprint scanning technology.” AfriDOKTA, an African telemedicine solutions provider, has teamed up with East Africa-based Smart Applications International to trial its biometric health insurance services. As…

FPC Biometrics Featured on New Blackberry Smartphones

FPC Biometrics Featured on New Blackberry Smartphones

“In the Evolve and Evolve X, the sensors are rear-mounted, supporting biometric user authentication together with a face unlock system. “ Fingerprint Cards biometric technology is being used in a new pair of smartphones from Blackberry licensee Optiemus Infracom. The Indian company’s new phone, the Evolve, is a budget offering, priced at about $365, and…

NOMAD 30 Pocket Reader Brings High Performance Mobile Biometrics to Wide Rage of Applications

NOMAD 30 Pocket Reader Brings High Performance Mobile Biometrics to Wide Rage of Applications

“Customer feedback was clear that weight, size and ease of use were critical factors, as were true single-handed use, ability to utilize existing computing/smart assets, mobile certification and overall solution economics.” – Don Sutton, Public Sector Account Manager, Crossmatch Crossmatch has launched a new fingerprint reader that can fit in a shirt pocket. The aptly named…

Honor 10 Smartphone with Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor Comes to Indonesia

Honor 10 Smartphone with Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor Comes to Indonesia

Huawei’s Honor 10 smartphone has made it to Indonesia. At a launch event this week, Huawei subsidiary Honor Indonesia placed a strong emphasis on the device’s artificial intelligence technology, officially announcing the device with the tagline “Beauty in AI”. Its sophisticated AI has been applied mainly in the area of imaging, with its 24MP and…