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Mobizent Handheld Device Upgraded with Integrated Biometrics Tech

Fingerprint sensor developer Integrated Biometrics has announced a new partnership with Mobizent, a mobile solutions provider specializing in technology for mobile tracking, ticketing, and work order in the field. The partnership has brought Integrated Biometrics’ Columbo FAP 30 sensor into Mobizent’s Intermec CN70e handheld device. Integrated Biometrics’ Columbo sensor is FBI PIV FAP 30 certified…

Interview: Adam Weiner of Booz Allen

Interview with Adam Weiner, Principal, Strategic Innovation Group RPPI (Rapid Prototype and Platform Integration Group), Booz Allen Recently, Booz Allen released its mobile forensics device, the VAMPIRE, which uses biometric technology – including Sherlock fingerprint sensors from Integrated Biometrics – to aid in crime scene field operations. Mobile ID World president Peter O’Neill, had a chance…

Hats Off to Ear Shape Biometrics

Hats Off to Ear Shape Biometrics

A biometrics developer will be showing off a unique modality at this year’s CES on the Hill event in Washington DC: ear biometrics. Developed by Descartes Biometrics Inc., the HELIX system can identify individuals based on the appearance of their unique ear shapes. HELIX boasts of a cross-platform library and is compatible with most camera-equipped…

IoT: The Internet of Change

IoT: The Internet of Change

How The Internet of Things Is Changing The Identity Conversation The conversation around identity is changing quickly in terms of mobility thanks to the rising interest in the Internet of Things and connectivity in general. So far, 2015 has been host to a number of big announcements and major presentations at global technology events that have…

New Report Released on Face and Voice Biometrics

New Report Released on Face and Voice Biometrics

Market research firm Research and Markets has a new report available on the face and voice biometrics market. Entitled “Face and Voice Biometrics – Global Strategic Business Report”, the report offers predictions for the period between 2013 and 2020, and also offers a seven-year historical analysis. It also analyzes 107 different companies involved in these…

Report: Mobile Biometrics Has Reached ‘Tipping Point’

Report: Mobile Biometrics Has Reached ‘Tipping Point’

Market research firm Research and Markets has issued a new report on the future of mobile biometrics, and says that the industry has “reached a tipping point”. The researchers predict that the market will grow from $249 million this year to $3.5 billion in 2024, with cumulative revenue reaching $17.5 billion over that period. The report…

BYOD Month: 3 Essential Considerations in BYOD

BYOD Month: 3 Essential Considerations in BYOD

The BYOD phenomenon in the workplace is an interesting beast. While throwing mobility into the mix at work offers a great amount of potential for efficiency, it also presents a huge vulnerability in terms of information flow and cyber security. What’s more is that mobility can and will enter a workplace whether it has a…

Internet of Things Poses Serious Threat to Privacy

Internet of Things Poses Serious Threat to Privacy

The Internet of Things poses a serious danger to privacy, writes Hamza Shaban in an article for The Verge. Reporting on the US Federal Trade Commission’s recent report, Shaban worries that the commission’s recommendations do not go far enough to protect consumers. Shaban’s main concern is not usual issue of potential government abuse of new…

‘Kill Switches’ Help to Reduce Smartphone Theft

‘Kill Switches’ Help to Reduce Smartphone Theft

Three major cities are reporting substantial drops in incidents of smartphone theft thanks to the new ‘kill switches’ being installed on various mobile devices, according to a Reuters article by Sharon Bernstein. The kill switches allow users to remotely turn off their phones in the event of theft. Apple started installing the kill switches in…

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: Healthcare, Location, Competition

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: Healthcare, Location, Competition

This week at Mobile ID World we began our month long examination of the BYOD movement and how biometrics can bring efficiency to the workplace. Meanwhile in the industry news section Apple entered some new territory, Android devices had their own share of complex developments, we saw some exciting new and innovative solutions, and healthcare…

BYOD Month: The Primer

BYOD Month: The Primer

When it comes to the ideal use of mobile identity management technology the name of the game is security plus convenience. On a user level, mobility is a life-changing paradigm shift, allowing for online operations that used to require a notebook or desktop computer anywhere under the umbrella of cellular reception. Taking those operations on…

NHL Chooses Wearable Biometrics To Detect Brain Trauma

NHL Chooses Wearable Biometrics To Detect Brain Trauma

It has become a hot topic in contact sports as of late: the long term effects of brain injury sustained by multiple concussions. In a proactive decision to better monitor players’ health, the NHL has adopted concussion evaluation and management software from X2 Biosystems. The Integrated Concussion Evaluation (ICE) solution from X2 is a cloud-based…

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: Entering The Post Password Paradigm

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: Entering The Post Password Paradigm

This week at Mobile ID World we saw continued interest in the machine to machine network better known as the Internet of Things while newly released biometric software began to herald a new era of consumer facing authentication solutions just in time for those embarrassed by their contribution to 2014’s most commonly used passwords (which…

NEC’s New Mobile Biometric Device Bolsters Public Safety

NEC’s New Mobile Biometric Device Bolsters Public Safety

NEC Corporation of America (NECAM) has announced the release of a new mobile biometric device aimed at in-field public safety applications. The NeoScan 45 mobile fingerprint collection device allows for accurate and fast fingerprint capture. NeoScan 45, as its name implies, complies with the FBI’s Appendix F Mobile ID FAP 45 Image Quality Specifications. It…

Handheld Biometrics Deployed To Indonesia In Aid of AirAsia Victim Identification

Handheld Biometrics Deployed To Indonesia In Aid of AirAsia Victim Identification

AirAsia Flight QZ8501 went missing on December 28, 2014, enroute from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore. The fight was found shortly after, having crashed into the waters south of Borneo and killed all 162 passengers. In the effort to identify the fallen victims of this latest major airline disaster, Indonesia’s Automatic Fingerprint Identification System (INAFIS) has…

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: Products, Projections and Partners

Mobile ID Industry News Roundup: Products, Projections and Partners

This week our sister site FindBiometrics underwent some major changes, launching its rebranded image and sparking some critical conversations in identity management. Here at Mobile ID World we reported on how mobility and next generation identity management is affecting everything from law enforcement to 3D printed cars. Here’s a look at the top news stories…

Sherlock to Help Police with In-the-Field Fingerprint Scanning

Sherlock to Help Police with In-the-Field Fingerprint Scanning

Integrated Biometrics has announced that its FBI-certified fingerprint-scanning technology has found its way into a major commercial device aimed at law enforcement. The company’s Sherlock sensor is now the crucial biometric engine in Booz Allen Hamilton’s new VAMPIRE tactical forensic device. The VAMPIRE device is a compact and lightweight fingerprint scanner that can be used…

Credence ID And Integrated Biometrics Benefiting From Watson’s Success

Credence ID And Integrated Biometrics Benefiting From Watson’s Success

Integrated Biometrics announced on Monday that its Watson Mini solution – a Mobile ID IQS FAP 45, Appendix F certified scanner and SDK – has been helping sell Credence ID’s Trident Handheld multi-modal biometric reader. The Trident, an Android-based mobile device that captures and enrolls iris, face and fingerprint biometrics. Watson Mini was incorporated into…

Integrated Biometrics Continues to Promote Biometric Security

Integrated Biometrics Continues to Promote Biometric Security

Fresh off a number of conference talks, including Carts Secure Connexions 2014 and EU-LISA (European Agency for the Operational Management of Large-Scale IT Systems in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice), executives from Integrated Biometrics continue to preach the gospel of biometric security in a new NCTechNews article. Integrated Biometrics is a developer of…

Biometrics and Mobility To Bolster NYPD Presence

Biometrics and Mobility To Bolster NYPD Presence

The common industry knowledge is that mobile biometrics can bring efficiency to law enforcement operations. If a suspect can be identified in the field, an officer of the law need not waste precious time dragging a possibly innocent citizen back to the police station. It looks like the New York Police Department agrees with this…

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