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EyeVerify Selected By AirWatch for Anti-Password Demonstration

“Passwords are often not optimal in enterprise mobility deployments because they impede the end-user experience, are easily forgotten and can leave an enterprise vulnerable.” This is Chris Barnett, EVP of global sales and marketing for eyeprint solutions provider EyeVerify. The company announced today that it will be demonstrating its Eyeprint Verification technology in Atlanta this…

Mobile Payment Security, Why PINs Don’t Work and The Biometric Solution: An Interview With Jean-Noel Georges

This past July Frost & Sullivan released a market insight report detailing the largest obstacle in the way of a mobile payment revolution: inadequate security. Thanks to the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets there has been a significant increase in payments made via mobile device. However, the various authentication processes in place for card-not-present…

Fingerprint Cards Continues Its Design Win Streak, Put Swipe Sensors on a Smartphone

Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC), fresh off of last week’s design wins (DW) in the Asian market, was awarded yet again, this time a DW from an existing prominent Asian OEM customer. The agreement will have FPC swipe sensor technology included on a smartphone slated for a Q1 2014 launch by a US operator. As with the…

Fingerprint Cards AB Licenses Precise Biometrics’ Biometric Algorithm

The momentum continues to build in the world of mobile-based fingerprint biometrics with the announcement today that Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) has entered into an agreement with Precise Biometrics that will see FPC licensing its new partner’s fingerprint algorithm to further enhance its capacitive sensor offerings. The agreement will have existing FPC products bundled with…

Fingerprint Biometrics On DoCoMo’s Fujitsu Smartphone Courtesy of Fingerprint Cards AB

Adding to the buzz around fingerprint sensors being used as the next generation of personal mobile security (a buzz that has been serving it very well), Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC) can boast that it was present at ground zero: distributing today a press release to the effect that the newly released Fujitsu F-07E Android smartphone…

myIDkey Creator Closes Funding Round with $1.8 Million

Today, Arkami, the company behind mobile identity solution myIDkey, announced the closing of a series A financing round totaling $1.8 Million in addition to a successful Kickstarter campaign that concluded in March. Investments, which will be used to accelerate myIDkey’s development, facilitate Arkami’s growth, and meet the demands of customers, came from a number of angel…

Biometric Fingerprint Locks Rumored For The Next iPhone

The iPhone 5S may ship with built-in biometric fingerprint sensor in its home button. The hot rumor comes the day after the beta release of the new iOS 7 development kit, given in advance to developers in order to better craft applications to fit the new operating system’s rules and features. The news comes courtesy…

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) Demonstrates Fingerprint Biometric Touch Sensor for Microsoft Windows 8.1

GOTHENBURG, Sweden and NEW ORLEANS, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Today at TechEd North America 2013 Microsoft demonstrates an FPC fingerprint touch sensor in combination with a beta version of Windows 8.1, an update to Windows 8. The demonstrations showcase a number of innovative online use cases using FPC’s fingerprint touch technology. Windows 8.1 customers will be able to sign…

Fingerprint Cards Joins Mobile Heights to Boost the Mobile Ecosystem in Southern Sweden

STOCKHOLM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: Fingerprint Cards (FPC) (STO:FINGB) is joining Mobile Heights, an industry-driven triple-helix initiative where members cooperate to boost the mobile ecosystem in southern Sweden to further leverage the establishment of FPC’s development office in Lund. This membership allows FPC to tap into the vast experience in mobile technology in the region and supports…

Cross Match Introduces New SEEK Avenger Handheld

Cross Match Introduces New SEEK Avenger Handheld

London, England – May 21, 2013 Cross Match Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of biometric identity management solutions, announced the launch of the new SEEK Avenger mobile handheld today at the Security Document World exhibition.  Designed to provide immigration, customs, border control, and law enforcement and security personnel a truly rugged, portable identity management…

Fingerprint Cards: FPC Receives Additional Order for Sensors in Asian Smartphones

STOCKHOLM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: Fingerprint Cards AB (FPC)(STO:FINGB) has received a new order for 455,000 units of its swipe sensor technology, to be delivered in early June 2013. This order comes less than two weeks after the announcement of an additional volume of 275,000 units for Japanese smartphones scheduled for launch in Japan during the second quarter…

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