partnerships

University of Tokyo and JDI Produce Ultra-Thin Biometric Sensor

University of Tokyo and JDI Produce Ultra-Thin Biometric Sensor

Japan Display Inc. (JDI) and the University of Tokyo’s School of Engineering have partnered to produce what is being called the world’s first ultra-thin biometric sensor. Able to measure fingerprints, veins and pulse waves, the 15 micrometer thick sensor is as thin as a piece of paper as well as being lightweight and bendable, and…

Apple Partners with Gyms to Improve Smart Watch Tracking

Apple Partners with Gyms to Improve Smart Watch Tracking

In an effort to help its customers keep track of their fitness activities when at the gym, Apple is partnering with the gyms themselves to launch the Apple Watch Connected program. Because fitness trackers tend to rely on GPS to detect distance travelled — like going for a jog or bike ride — using it…

AKA and Softbank Partnership to Bring AI Robot to Classrooms

AKA and Softbank Partnership to Bring AI Robot to Classrooms

Artificial Intelligence company AKA has announced a partnership with SoftBank Robotics China that will help to bring Pepper the robot to English classrooms in China. SoftBank’s Pepper is already one of the most popular interactive Artificial Intelligence-powered robots in the world. With more than 10,000 units sold worldwide, Pepper can be found in its capacity…

RSA, Yubico Partner on FIDO2-enabled Authentication Solution

RSA, Yubico Partner on FIDO2-enabled Authentication Solution

Cybersecurity company RSA Security and Swedish security key maker Yubico have announced the Yubikey for RSA SecurID Access, a FIDO2-enabled hardware device. The Yubikey for RSA will combine the FIDO2-enabled hardware with the benefits of enterprise-grade security and risk-based authentication of RSA SecurID Access. FIDO2 is the overarching term for the newest set of specifications…

Secureworks Announces Partnership with Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Secureworks Announces Partnership with Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Secureworks and Microsoft have announced a partnership that aims to help joint customers detect and respond faster, more effectively and with more accuracy to advanced cyber threats. Red Cloak Threat Detection and Response (TDR), Secureworks’ software-as-a-service (SaaS) application, will use raw data collected from Microsoft’s Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) platform to aid their own…

Yoti to Provide Secure Verification for Noku TokenRaise Blockchain Platform

Yoti to Provide Secure Verification for Noku TokenRaise Blockchain Platform

Noku TokenRaise is partnering with Yoti to give more people access to its blockchain technology. In a press release, the two companies announced that Noku TokenRaise customers will now be able to share verified information through Yoti’s secure digital identification app, which leverages facial recognition and document reading for authentication, making it even easier for…

LumenVox Brings Voice Recognition to SmilePass Authentication Platform

LumenVox Brings Voice Recognition to SmilePass Authentication Platform

Biometric authentication platform provider SmilePass now supports voice recognition, thanks to the integration of technology from LumenVox. The company’s platform is primarily based on facial recognition, which is combined with document reading to enable biometric authentication of end users. Now, voice recognition has been added to the system as a second factor, with the companies…

ImageWare Partners With TwoFive, Inc.

ImageWare Partners With TwoFive, Inc.

“We are excited to integrate, distribute and support the industry’s best of breed platform for multi-factor biometrics with ImageWare.” – Nobuhiro Suemasa, CEO, TwoFive, Inc. A new partner could help ImageWare to extend its market presence in Japan. Called TwoFive, Inc., the Tokyo-based firm offers security solutions to Japan’s service provider industry. Thanks to its partnership…