About Stephen Mayhew

Stephen Mayhew is the publisher and co-founder of Biometrics Research Group, Inc.. His experience includes a mix of entrepreneurship, brand development and publishing. Stephen attended Carleton University and lives in Toronto, Canada. Connect with Stephen on LinkindIn.

TBS introduces two new solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises

Touchless Biometric Systems (TBS) have introduced two new solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises. The two new packages extend TBS’s biometric access control and time and attendance systems with customized, modular solutions for small enterprises, subsidiaries, medical practices, lawyers, medium-sized enterprises, and any other users that are in need of a compact and user-friendly solutions for efficient and safe access control. The plug & play packages are less complex than the large-scale Unlimited Enterprise Solution package. The Small Enterprise Solution

Yahoo adds fingerprint security support to mail app on Android

A few days after Yahoo announced one of the biggest password leaks ever, it has added fingerprints security support to the mail app on Android. According to a report in Android Police, the fingerprint API is what’s used in the Nexus 6P and 5X, and presumably upcoming Pixel-branded phones, plus any Android device with a fingerprint reader that doesn’t implement its own custom security API. The update allows users to input either a fingerprint or a custom, app-specific password to

NYU Lutheran implements Imprivata patient ID solution

Brooklyn, N.Y.-based NYU Lutheran has recently launched a new electronic health record (EHR) platform as well as Imprivata’s PatientSecure, a biometric palm-scanning technology that can identify patients at registration. The platform integrates with the health system’s 22 inpatient and outpatient care centers including NYU Lutheran Medical Center, NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers and affiliated faculty group practice offices in the NYU Langone Health System. Officials say the goal is better patient-provider communication, improved access to medical records and for patients

Lenovo ZUK Z2 Plus India version features FPC and Precise Biometrics fingerprint tech

The new Lenovo ZUK Z2 Plus India version features Fingerprint Cards’ fingerprint touch sensor FPC1155 and Precise Biometrics’ algorithm solution for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices, Precise BioMatch Mobile. Just last week, Fingerprint Cards CEO Christian Fredrikson said he is considering making acquisitions to help expand into new market segments such as sensor-equipped cards, access systems for buildings, smart-home technology, and cars. The week before that Precise announced that Tommy Nilsson, CFO and member of the management team, had resigned

Integrated Biometrics named one of South Carolina’s fastest growing companies

Integrated Biometrics has been named one of South Carolina’s Fastest Growing Companies. Now in its 15th year, South Carolina’s Fastest Growing Companies competition is the annual ranking of the state’s 25 most dynamic and successful companies, presented by The Capital Corporation and Co-sponsored by Integrated Media Publishing (publisher of Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly and Charleston Business Magazine), BDO USA, LLP and Nelson Mullins. “Our industry is driven by the need for personal identity enrollment and verification throughout the

Bodet installs biometric time attendance system for garden produce retailer Crocus

In an effort to provide accurate and reliable staff attendance data and reduce administration for HR and payroll staff, nursery and online garden produce retailer Crocus have installed the latest Bodet interactive time and attendance system. Crocus’s HR manager, Danola Martin commented, “Depending on the season, we employ between 120 and 180 people, and we need to know how many are on site each day to ensure we are adequately staffed. The manual system was unreliable not only due to

Lenovo’s new Yoga 910 convertible laptop features Synaptics’ Natural ID fingerprint sensors

Synaptics announced its Natural ID fingerprint sensors for secure authentication are integrated into Lenovo’s new Yoga 910 convertible laptop. According to a statement by the company, Natural ID fingerprint sensors are designed to enable one-touch secure login to the PC and are backed by enterprise-grade security. The Yoga 910 also features Synaptics’ ClearPad touchscreen controller and ClickPad solutions, delivering an advanced user-experience with touch, swipe, pinch and other gestures on the screen and on the keyboard touchpad. The Yoga 910

ZKAccess welcomes Associated Engineering Systems as an authorized partner

Biometrics and RFID security solutions provider ZKAccess has welcomed Associated Engineering Systems, Inc (AES) as an authorized partner. AES is a comprehensive security systems integration company and PSA member, as is ZKAccess. “We are very pleased to welcome AES as an authorized partner and appreciate their support of ZKAccess products and technologies,” says Larry Reed, CEO, ZKAccess. Last month ZKAccess announced that it has received Lenel factory certification and has joined the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP).

Safran, APD deploy MorphoBIS in the Cloud

MorphoTrak, a subsidiary of Safran Identity & Security, and the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) have successfully deployed MorphoBIS in the Cloud, the flagship offer of the MorphoCloud platform. The MorphoCloud solution provides APD with the latest automated biometric identification system (ABIS) functionality available today in a highly scalable and secure architecture. According to a statement from the company, this marks the first deployment of a criminal ABIS system in a secure commercial cloud environment. Scientists at the Albuquerque Police Metropolitan

Jenetric presents custom tenprint scanner for mobile fingerprinting at GIS

Jenetric has simplified the mobile registration of individuals with its new LIVETOUCH quattro Compact, introduced at the Global Identity Summit in Florida. LIVETOUCH quattro Compact is a small tenprint scanner that can be integrated into portable or mobile devices. “We reduced the size, weight and energy consump-tion, and provide our customers with a tailor-made fingerprint scanner for portable identification kits and mobile devices“, says Roberto Wolfer, one of the founders and CEOs of Jenetric. With the LIVETOUCH quattro Compact, the