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SWORD Security Solution Gets a Vuzix Blade

SWORD Security Solution Gets a Vuzix Blade

Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses have been integrated into SWORD, a new Augmented Reality security solution with IoT capabilities. SWORD is a combined app and case built for the iPhone 8 Plus and iPad Pro, and is designed to help security personnel identify and respond to threats in real time. Those threats include concealed weapons, suspicious…

Password Manager Upgrades with BioID Face Biometrics

Password Manager Upgrades with BioID Face Biometrics

TESIS SYSware has upgraded its password manager, “ASPR”, with the help of BioID’s facial recognition tech. The automated password service is designed for enterprise level clients, with BioID providing liveness detection to prevent fraudsters from taking advantage of the reset process. The BioID integration is device and platform agnostic, making it ideal for companies with…

Facial Recognition App Helps Save the Pandas

Facial Recognition App Helps Save the Pandas

In an effort to better understand their subjects, the China Conservation and Research Center for Giant Pandas has created a panda-centric facial recognition app that gives researchers a legitimate business reason to spend entire days staring at pictures of adorable pandas. The new app is able to discern the identities of individual animals, a trick…

Yoti Approved for Age-Restricted Purchases in UK Convenience Stores

Yoti Approved for Age-Restricted Purchases in UK Convenience Stores

Yoti users can now use the app for age-restricted purchases at convenience stores in the UK. The news comes after the Association of Convenience Stores agreed to recognize Yoti’s digital IDs, making it the first smartphone-based ID solution to make its way to Britain’s brick and mortar corner stores. To implement the system, Yoti will…

uBuck Pay is a New Digital Wallet Designed for People Without a Bank Account

uBuck Pay is a New Digital Wallet Designed for People Without a Bank Account

LiteLink is launching a new digital wallet designed for customers without a bank account. Developed by the LiteLink subsidiary uBUCK Technologies, the new payment app is called uBUCK Pay and is scheduled to begin its closed beta in June 2019. uBUCK Pay is built on the Waves blockchain, and has a few features that are…

GoTrustID Turns Your Phone Into a Biometric FIDO2 Security Key

GoTrustID Turns Your Phone Into a Biometric FIDO2 Security Key

“…by using Bluetooth Low Energy to pair a user’s smartphone to their computer, GoTrustID’s mobile app can essentially use the smartphone as a faux-USB security key, since a BLE connection still requires physical proximity.” GoTrustID is taking advantage of the FIDO Alliance‘s latest authentication standard in a particularly creative way, announcing a new login system…

New Hertz App Enables Biometric Authentication

New Hertz App Enables Biometric Authentication

Hertz has released a refurbished mobile app designed to streamline the car rental process and make it easier for customers to get on the road. The app will allow users to log in using fingerprint or facial recognition, at which point they can use the app to make reservations, manage their accounts, and access services…

New White Paper Provides Biometric Solutions to Modern Enterprise Security Challenges

New White Paper Provides Biometric Solutions to Modern Enterprise Security Challenges

“Work will continue to change, but identity will always remain a fundamental element of enterprise security.” That observation is key to the perspective offered in Aware, Inc.‘s newest white paper, “Enterprise Security in the Age of Remote and Mobile Work”, a newly published resource offering a compelling assessment of the enterprise security landscape in the…

HID’s New Augmented Reality Tool Offers Virtual Instructions for Installers

HID’s New Augmented Reality Tool Offers Virtual Instructions for Installers

“…HID says it will introduce additional capabilities to the AR tool to help organizations take full advantage of information modelling, and to enhance communications between on-site workers and remote teams.” HID Global is looking to make life easier for installers of its access control solutions with a cutting-edge new Augmented Reality solution. Called the “HID…

ClinOne Adds Biometric Authentication to its Clinical Research Platform

ClinOne Adds Biometric Authentication to its Clinical Research Platform

“ClinOne’s biometric and multi-factor authentication capabilities significantly increase security and privacy controls around clinical data in the virtual environment.” ClinOne is adding biometric authentication to its clinical research platform. The company has announced that its iOS and Android app now offers support for fingerprint and facial recognition, which will reduce the risk of data breaches…

AppGuard Launches Military-Grade Data Sharing App for Employee Devices

AppGuard Launches Military-Grade Data Sharing App for Employee Devices

AppGuard has launched a new mobile app that is designed to provide “zero trust” security for organizations of all shapes and sizes. Dubbed TRUSTICA Mobile, the new app creates a unique key to encrypt every single text message, voice message, and file sent through the service.  “Malware and malicious apps can’t steal or expose sensitive…

App-based IAM Solutions Will Become More Common in the Workplace: Gartner

App-based IAM Solutions Will Become More Common in the Workplace: Gartner

In 2018, fewer than five percent of organizations used smartphones apps for identity and access management. That number is likely to skyrocket in the next few years: Gartner analysts are now predicting that 70 percent of organizations will implement such systems by the year 2022. The trend will allow employees to use their phones to…

New HID-Phunware App Makes It Easier to Find Your Way Through a Hospital

New HID-Phunware App Makes It Easier to Find Your Way Through a Hospital

“With HID technologies, we have changed the location-aware landscape, delivering location as a service.  Now, healthcare organizations can easily lay out the foundation for IoT applications, such as wayfinding.” – Rom Eizenberg, Vice President of Sales, Bluvision, part of HID Global It can be easy to get lost inside a hospital, but a new partnership…

Ping An Announces AI-Driven Car Insurance Claims Processor

Ping An Announces AI-Driven Car Insurance Claims Processor

Ping An Insurance continues to be an unlikely innovator in the field of artificial intelligence, announcing a new, mobile-based auto insurance claims system. Developed by subsidiary Ping An Property and Casualty Insurance Company of China, or “Ping An P&C”, the solution is designed to allow drivers to immediately make insurance claims through a specialized app,…

FreedomCare Uses Facial Recognition to Fight Caregiver Fraud

FreedomCare Uses Facial Recognition to Fight Caregiver Fraud

“Rather than relying on healthcare professionals to take care of individuals afflicted by health issues in their homes, FreedomCare compensates relatives and friends who sign up to act as caregivers.” A New York-based home healthcare company has announced a new mobile app that is designed to use facial recognition to make sure caregivers are working…

Acuant Tech Integrated Into Hotel Check-In Platform

Acuant Tech Integrated Into Hotel Check-In Platform

“…Intelity can now enable customers of its hotel clients to remotely confirm their identities for check-in and activate their digital keys, potentially bypassing the front desk entirely.” Acuant is checking into a big space in the hospitality sector: The company has partnered with Intelity, which offers an extensive hotel guest experience and management platform. The…

App Development Platform Gets Enhanced Face Scanning

App Development Platform Gets Enhanced Face Scanning

An app development platform for businesses has just announced an upgrade to its platform that includes enhanced facial biometrics capabilities. The upgrade concerns the Firebase platform’s machine learning-oriented ML Kit, which offers developers APIs to help them take advantage of technologies including text recognition and face detection. In a blog post announcing the upgrades to…

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