Biometrics

Fraser Sampson to Prioritise Human Rights at the Global MSC Security Conference 2021

Global MSC Security announced that Fraser Sampson, the Commissioner for the Retention and Use of Biometric Material and Surveillance Camera Commissioner, will call upon local authorities to prioritise human rights, when investing taxpayers money into new CCTV equipment. He will make the keynote address at the Global MSC Security Conference and Exhibition, which is taking place in Bristol on Tuesday 19th October 2021.

Alcatraz AI Partners with Switched On Space to offer the Alcatraz Rock Autonomous Access Control Globally

Alcatraz AI has announced that they are partnering with Switched On Space, an information technology and services company, to bring autonomous access control to international markets. This new strategic partnership with Switched On Space will provide greater exposure and expand Alcatraz AI’s facial authentication solutions to create safe spaces in buildings to the growing UK and Europe markets.

SAFR and Dains Collaborate to Launch Unmanned People Counting System at South

SAFR from RealNetworks announced a collaboration with Dains. As part of the collaboration, SAFR is providing its AI-based computer vision technology to increase the accuracy of people counting to prevent duplicates of customers and employees. he combined solution was recently deployed at the National Memorial Hall of the Korean War Abductees in Paju, Gyeonggi-do. Since there is no entrance fee for the memorial, accurate statistics on the number of unique visitors were required.y

HID Earns Level-1 PAD for Biometric Fingerprint Sensors

HID Global announced the TouchChip TC series of capacitive fingerprint sensors has been awarded Level 1 certification by independent third-party testing house iBeta Quality Assurance. This conformance —conducted in accordance with ISO/IEC 30107-3— affirms the HID Global biometric device functions to the highest standards, achieving 0% penetration during repeated test spoof attempts.

HID Adds Biometrics to Its HID Signo Readers

The reader is the latest addition to the company’s signature line of HID Signo Readers and adds an API for integration with access control software solutions from HID partners. This enables a single point of biometric template enrollment through an access control system, these templates can then be pushed to all connected devices simultaneously. The new solution brings HID’s award-winning biometrics technology to the HID Signo Reader platform.

Invixium Biometrics For Elegant, Touchless Access Control

Invixium has been selected by LightEdge Solutions as the standard for their access control solution. The system has been implemented in multiple LightEdge data centers in the Midwestern United States to manage access for hundreds of people including data center employees, tenants and visitors at each location. Before modernizing their access control, LightEdge had been using a hand geometry-based system to activate visitor cards.

Iris ID Showcase Biometric Solutions at Sheriff’s Conference

Iris ID will showcase its biometric technology at the National Sheriff’s Association’s Annual Conference and Exhibition later this month, the company has announced. The company aims to capitalize on the law enforcement sector’s intensifying interest in biometric identification solutions. The company already has a strong footing in the law enforcement sector. Its OU7S-AK camera module, for example, was embraced by the County of Los Angeles for its prisoner release process last year.

Invixium Temperature Screening At PPG Chemical Plant

Invixium has been chosen to provide PPG an automated touchless solution to accurately measure employee temperatures at staff entry doors. When faces with the overwhelming cost of screening employee temperatures during the COVID-19 pandemic, PPG sought to invest in a solution that achieved high accuracy without breaking their budget. When the COVID-19 outbreak took hold in the United States in March of 2020, PPG took swift action by hiring additional security professionals to screen employee temperatures before entering their chemical plant.

IrisTime iT100 Adds Manusonic Time and Attendance Software

Iris ID announced Ontario, Canada-based Manusonic has integrated its time and attendance software with the IrisTime iT100, Iris ID’s customizable and contactless biometric time and attendance terminal. Manusonic provides time and attendance solutions to a wide variety of markets throughout North America. Manusonic’s software adds a broad selection of functions and features to the iT100 through integration with payroll, human resources, accounting, job costing and other customized end-user systems.

DHS S&T Calls for Submissions to Biometric Tech Rally

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) invites biometric technology developers to apply to participate in the 2021 Biometric Technology Rally. Started in 2018, the Biometric Technology Rally challenges industry to deliver fast, accurate, and easy-to-use biometric recognition capabilities to improve security and user facilitation at checkpoint processing.

SAFR Partners with Convergint

SAFR announced a partnership with Convergint Technologies. Under the terms of the agreement, Convergint will add the SAFR computer vision platform to their portfolio of integrated security solutions to offer its US customers the industry’s foremost facial recognition platform for live video intelligence. Convergint is a $1.4 billion global systems integrator with over 150 locations spanning the globe.

Iris ID Biometric Software added to MetaDolce Technologies’ Multimodal Handheld Tablet

Iris ID announced the inclusion of its contactless, iris-based biometric hardware and software with MetaDolce Technologies’ introduction of the RP70A BIO handheld tablet for mobile identity authentication and registration, manufactured by Gen2Wave Co., Ltd. in South Korea. Law enforcement, border patrol, healthcare and other industry professionals extensively use the compact RP70A BIO, an all-in-one tablet that hosts a dual iris and facial recognition camera, fingerprint sensor, smart card reader, MRZ and barcode scanner.

Smart Eye Technology – Biometric-based document security platform

Dexter Caffey, the founder of Smart Eye Technology, was at a global cybersecurity event in the fall of 2017. One of the things that he noticed as he looked at the laptop screen of a cybersecurity expert was that he could see Word and PDF documents on the screen of that cybersecurity expert’s laptop! Founded in 2018, Smart Eye Technology is a software company revolutionizing the way we share and view documents.

Gallagher Announces Global Distribution Agreement with Invixium

Gallagher and Invixium jointly announce a global agreement where Gallagher will distribute Invixium products for access control. This distribution agreement aligns with Invixium’s and Gallagher’s continuous efforts to modernize and adapt physical security in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This agreement also follows the successful integration of Gallagher’s Command Centre with IXM WEB. The new integration unlocks the full potential of Invixium temperature screening, mask detection and face recognition while wearing a mask.

Iris ID Biometric System Selected by Merrion Vaults

Merrion Vaults has selected biometric identity verification technology from Iris ID. Merrion Vaults rents safe deposit boxes like those found at banks, but with a significant difference– customers identities are authenticated through highly accurate iris readers to enhance security. Seamus Fahy, director, Merrion Vaults, said the iris readers are replacing fingerprint recognition systems for authenticating customer identity.

iProov Study: 90% of Americans Would Pay Extra to Renew Driver’s License Online

Americans are resoundingly in favor of renewing their driver’s licenses and other government documentation online, according to a new report from iProov. iProov, the world leader in providing face authentication technology to securely assure the identity of online users, commissioned a survey of U.S. citizens to gauge their appetite for digital services. A whopping 90% of respondents say they would pay an additional fee to renew their driver’s license online, while nearly a third (31%) admit to driving with an expired license.

SAFR Launches Version 3.4 Featuring Passive Liveness Detection & Anti-Spoofing

SAFR from RealNetworks announced a new version of SAFR, the world’s foremost facial recognition solution for live video, offering accurate, fast, unbiased face recognition and additional computer vision features. Available now, SAFR version 3.4 introduces new passive liveness detection and anti-spoofing features, for both masked and unmasked faces, to enhance security for face biometric authentication solutions. The new version also includes SMS watchlist alarms.

Lightspin Security Research Team Reveals AWS Identity and Access Management Vulnerable to Abuse

Lightspin announced the results of its research, which discovered a gap between AWS Identity and Access Management user and group policies that an attacker can abuse to take over accounts, delete group members, steal data and shut down services. The research team was able to compromise dozens of accounts by using this technique. Lightspin researchers discovered that many security administrators were unaware that AWS IAM rules do not work the same way as Azure Active Directory or other authorization mechanisms.

Australian Taxation Office Extends National Digital Identity Program with Face Verification Technology from iProov

Australians will soon be able to access digital government services online after proving their identity using face verification from biometric authentication leaders, iProov. Following an open tender process, iProov was selected to provide a liveness solution for myGovID. iProov’s Genuine Presence Assurance technology will enable Australians to set up their myGovID digital identity using a simple face scan on their mobile devices. This will provide access to a range of services, including managing tax returns and accessing health services.

Orthoplastics Deploys Invixium’s Touchless Biometric Solution to Safeguard Employee Health

Invixium has been selected to supply a touchless, temperature-based attendance system including IXM TITAN with Enhancement Kit for Orthoplastics, a world leader in the development and supply of both implantable-grade plastics and also biocompatible plastics for instrument applications, and part of the Viant Corporation, a global strategic provider of ISO-certified medical components and devices.