Workplace Biometric Technology Outpacing the Law

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.

DTT Partners With Gusto to Provide Top Quality Point-of-Sale Integration

DTT announced a partnership with Gusto, a nationwide leader in restaurant management technology for the hospitality marketplace. As the leading provider of digital video surveillance and loss prevention solutions for the specialty retail and hospitality industries, DTT is constantly expanding its relationships with POS software providers to better serve its growing customer base.

Venezuela To Introduce Biometric System For Food Purchases

Venezuelan President Maduro announced details of the new system on Friday (Prensa Presidencial) as basic, regulated food is being sold at black market prices, and gangs are smuggling food across the border to Colombia, the Venezuelan government has launched an offensive, and implemented a biometric system in shops across the country. President president, Nicolás Maduro, […]

SmartMetric Biometric Solution For Credit Cards A Powerful Weapon In Protecting Consumers And Banks Alike

SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB: SMME ) — Credit and debit card fraud is starting to erode confidence in card providers, with many consumers using cards less often or abandoning them altogether after incidents, a global survey of 6,100 consumers by ACI Worldwide has reported. What seems to be changing quite rapidly is how consumers view fraud […]

ImageWare Systems Biometric Engine Named Envisioneering Innovation And Design Award Winner

Email  |  Comment   Share   Imageware Systems Inc. 10883 Thornmint Rd. San Diego, CA, 92127 USA Press release date: February 24, 2014 Clever Mobility Products Track Gaze, Power the Internet of Things, Locate Loved Ones, Speed Mobile App Development, Broaden Social Media BARCELONA, Spain — ShowStoppers @ MWC 2014 – ImageWare Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY) (IWS), a leader in mobile and cloud-based, Multi-modal biometric identity management solutions, has today announced that it has been selected as an Innovation and Design Award Winner, 2014 for its Biometric Engine® (BE) a patented, real-time, high performance, Cloud enabled Multi-modal biometric database.  Visit ImageWare at Booth at MWC 7K08 Hall 7, mobile payment pavilion. After three weeks of careful deliberation by five judges in North America and Europe, industry research firm Envisioneering recognized eleven companies for thirteen innovations which break new ground in technologies for improving work, home and play.  Envisioneering judges selected the winners of the Innovation Design Awards from more than 30 companies who launched new products during ShowStoppers, the product showcase event for journalists at GSMA’s Mobile World Congress, Barcelona. The winners spanned from clever, efficient protocols which link the Internet of Things, to iOS and Android app toolkits to personal protection and peace of mind monitors for family members to biometric and eye control and log-in tools and products. "The companies represented among this year’s winners are stepping up their tempo and pace of innovation," said Richard Doherty, Envisioneering’s Research Director and lead Judge. "With a keen focus on […]

CaughtOnCamera: Man Sues Washington Metro After Planting Banana Peel

U.S Maurice Owens sued the D.C. transit authority for $15,000 after he claimed he slipped and fell on a banana peel in an elevator in the Potomac Ave. station. But new footage reveals that Owens is the one who put the peel on the floor in the first place and he’s now been charged with second-degree fraud. By Lee Moran / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 9:03 AM Maurice Owens alleged he slipped and fell on a banana peel inside a Washington Metro station in early August. Security video captured Owens staring into the camera — and no noticeable banana peel on the elevator’s floor. Throughout the security clip, Owens reaches into his pocket repeatedly. It is believed he purposely dropped it and faked his fall. Owens’ lawsuit against the Washington Metro was tossed out and he was charged with second-degree fraud for planting the banana peel and pretending to slip on it. Post a Comment » Daily News Readers alert Going forward, the Daily News will require new users to register to the site using full names in order to comment on stories. If you have an existing Daily News account and you registered with only a screen name, that name will still be valid. If you are an existing user and you registered using both a screen name and your full name, your full name will appear on comments posted after October 21, 2013. We are always seeking new ways to improve your experience […]