StoneLock® announced at Global Security Exchange (GSX) the introduction of the StoneLock GO edge reader, the latest innovation in StoneLock facial recognition for enterprise physical access, and the next generation of the StoneLock True Frictionless Solution. Delivering a revolutionary step forward in biometric identity management, the StoneLock GO combined with the StoneLock Gateway brings a complete biometric-centric credentialing and access control solution to StoneLock customers, providing scalability, versatility, extended capture range, and speed for up to 20,000 face-only users.
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.
ZKAccess, a leading provider of biometric and RFID security solutions, is pleased to announce its ZKBioPack software now allows for the integration of ZKAccess biometric readers with RS2 Technology’s Access It!® access control software. RS2 Technologies is an independently owned access management company, which allows them to stay close to their customers and be more responsive to their customers’ security needs.
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.
An Illinois man has sued Snapchat for alleged violations of a state law that requires users to expressly consent to instances in which their biometric information is used. This is the second time a plaintiff has brought such a case under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). Last year, a Chicago man sued Facebook on similar claims.
Suprema, a global leader in biometrics and security technology, announced global launching of BioEntry W2, an outdoor fingerprint access control device that offers highest matching performance, outdoor durability and multi-card reading in a package to provide comprehensive access control features. BioEntry W2 well blends loads of industry-leading technologies and innovations. BioEntry W2 is loaded with class-leading 1.2GHz quad core CPU which achieves incredible matching speed up to 150,000 match/second. With its large 2GB memory, BioEntry W2 can store and manage up to 500,000 users and provides instant matching results with minimal lag time.
Neurotechnology, a provider of high-precision biometric identification and object recognition technologies, today announced the availability of the SentiVeillance 4.0 software development kit (SDK). This latest version has a new name and provides a number of enhancements over the previous version (known as VeriLook Surveillance 3.1) that support its use in a wider range of surveillance, security, and public safety applications. Working with live video streams from single or multiple high-resolution digital surveillance cameras, the new SentiVeillance provides real-time object detection and classification, biometric face identification of multiple people moving in different directions.
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.
NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) launched its Real-Time Fraud Prevention solution, which enables contact centers to detect and prevent fraud in real time using voice biometrics and both speech and desktop analytics. The solution instantly identifies 90 percent of fraudulent callers in the first few seconds of a call, enabling organizations to quickly investigate unauthorized transactions before they are completed.