Iris ID, a leading provider of iris biometric technology, announced two lightweight handheld mobile devices integrated with the OPALi™ (opal-eye) iris recognition camera module providing fast and accurate multimodal enrollment and identification capabilities for field use by border control, customs, immigration, law enforcement, and other officials.
The widespread use of facial recognition technology is almost upon us. The new iPhone is available with FaceID where you can unlock your phone with your face. Facial recognition is not new. It’s been a sci-fi staple for decades, and its practical roots are in the 1960s with Palo Alto researchers on RAND Tablets manually mapping out people’s features. Even back then we could give a computer enough data to be able to match a person to a their photograph.
India’s Supreme Court has ruled that citizens have a fundamental right to privacy. The judges ruled the right to privacy was “an intrinsic part of [Indian Constitution] Article 21 that protects life and liberty.” The ruling has implications for the government’s vast biometric ID scheme, covering access to benefits, bank accounts, and payment of taxes. Rights groups are concerned personal data could be misused. The authorities want registration to be compulsory.
StoneLock announced that it will be will be unveiling its newest biometric-centric solution, StoneLock Gateway, at ASIS 2017. StoneLock Gateway is designed to deliver a seamless integration pathway for enterprise-level security. With the addition of StoneLock Gateway, StoneLock now provides an enterprise biometrics solution that provides scalability, high availability, seamless functionality, and traceability across multiple simultaneously connected physical access control systems (PACs), enterprise resource planning systems (ERPs), and other external system integrations. This will provide credentialing data and monitor activity. As enterprises expand and adopt biometric solutions, StoneLock Gateway overcomes limitations with traditional PAC systems that do not allow for the full functionality and power of a biometric device.
ZKAccess, a leading provider of biometric, RFID, and access control solutions, is pleased to bring to market the security industry’s first Multi-Biometric access control device with SilkID technology – the ProBio-ID. It offers the highest level of both security and convenience, all in a single, easily-installed stand-alone device.
Princeton Identity has recently implemented an iris recognition system at Brevillier Village, a long term care and independent residential/retirement facility in Erie, Pennsylvania, that will make access control procedures easier and more convenient for both residents and staff. According to Jean LaFuria, Vice President of Residential Services, Brevillier Village, there were problems on-site when residents had difficulty using the access control keypads to move about the facility. A variety of options were investigated, including larger keypads to increase visibility, but none were an ideal solution.
Tyco Security Products introduces the Safran MorphoAccess SIGMA Series access control high speed biometric and card reader featuring the world’s number one performance-ranked fingerprint technology and the world’s only single hand movement capture and match reader, the MorphoWave Tower. Using this technology, C•CURE 9000 Security and Event Management platforms are now able to deliver contactless […]
Whether they’re clocking in to work, trying to enter a secure room or driving a company car, many workers are finding that the procedures for these everyday workplace occurrences are changing. To improve efficiency, combat fraud, and boost employee health and safety, employers increasingly are adopting biometric devices. Biometric technology analyzes the unique characteristics of a person through his or her fingerprints, irises, retinas, hand geometry, facial patterns, voice patterns or DNA information.
Zwipe, a global leader in biometric authentication technology, today announced that it has joined the aptiQ® Alliance Program, a collaborative group of global companies that support Allegion’s aptiQ smart card technology to create an ecosystem of open, highly secure solutions. Zwipe can now provide aptiQ customers with biometric authorization using their presently installed aptiQ card readers. aptiQ users will be able to authenticate themselves directly on the Zwipe biometric card without adding a biometric reader to existing aptiQ® multi-technology card reader systems.
New Mexico State Senator and Minority Whip Bill Payne requested the secretary of state to consider implementing biometric measures, such as iris scans and thumbprint recognition, to curb potential voter fraud in New Mexico’s state elections.