About Stephen Mayhew

Stephen Mayhew is the publisher and co-founder of Biometrics Research Group, Inc.. Connect with Stephen on LinkindIn.

Jumio acknowledged by Frost & Sullivan

Jumio has been awarded “Entrepreneurial Company of the Year” in the biometric security solution industry by Frost & Sullivan. Frost & Sullivan concluded that the digital ID verification company’s entrepreneurial spirit drives it to continuously launch advanced solutions that will transform and enrich the customer experience while reducing identity fraud faced by most businesses in the digital world. Jumio’s Netverify Trusted Identity as a Service platform is an advanced ID verification solution that combines proprietary computer vision technology with biometric

Paxton, RS2 Technologies announce integration with Invixium biometric solutions

UK electronic IP access control and door entry solutions provider Paxton announced the integration of its networked access control system, Net2, with Invixium biometric software, IXM WEB. The integration allows for real time synchronisation between the two applications, removing the need to enter user data in two places and reducing setup time. This provides customers with the benefit of expanding their access control offer with a biometric solution. Paxton’s Net2 is the UK’s most popular access control solution, with more

CyberExtruder showcasing its 3D face recognition software at ASIS

CyberExtruder will be showcasing its advanced 3D face recognition software at ASIS International next week in Dallas, Texas. Aureus 3Dv is developed for use with conventional ip video cameras, video files, and images. Owing to face template size of just 128 bytes, Aureus 3Dv matches faces at a rate of 25 million per CPU per second. CyberExtruder will be exhibiting with partner On-Net Surveillance Systems (OnSSI).

Finger vein payment tech installed at campus convenience store in Britian

Sthaler’s Fingopay technology has been installed at a campus convenience store at Brunel University London. The biometrics payments company is backed by Hitachi and is partners of Worldpay. Fingopay works via an electronic biometric reader which builds a 3D map of the customer’s finger veins, generating a unique personal key. Following a simple registration process, the customer can then use their finger to make a payment. “Fingopay offers the convenience and retail sector the opportunity to gain richer data, and

Princeton Identity adds new Sales and Marketing VP

Princeton Identity has appointed security industry veteran Bob McKee as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. McKee brings more than 40 years of security industry experience including executive management, business, marketing, and sales roles with firms including Paxton Access Ltd, McKee & Associates, Inc., Pelco and Samsung Techwin America. With Princeton Identity, McKee will oversee the company’s sales and marketing operations and expand Princeton Identity’s profile as a leader in secure and convenient identity management solutions. He will take the

ievo appoints new distribution partner for Middle East, Turkey and Africa

Network Information Technology (NIT), an Ingram Micro company, has been named the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) distributor of ievo’s biometric recognition products. With over 20 years experience in the security market, NIT offers Internet Protocol solutions to security challenges working in close partnership with system integrators, consultants and vendors to deliver high value for end users. NIT also has partnering arrangements with reseller companies across 56 countries in the Middle East and West and Central Africa. “Our fingerprint

StoneLock, Boon Edam to demo integrated biometric access control solutions at ASIS

StoneLock and Boon Edam, a manufacturer of revolving doors and security barriers, will be showcasing two completely integrated solutions that include access control, identity management and piggybacking prevention at the 63rd ASIS International Seminar and Exhibits in Dallas, Texas next week. The Boon Edam Turnlock 200 EL is a transparent, full height turnstile for an indoor environment. Verification of identity for entry is gained through the integration with StoneLock Pro proprietary near infrared (NIR) technology, which measures over 2,000 points

FacePhi to supply digital onboarding technology to Argentina’s Red Link

FacePhi, through its Argentinian partner, Compusistem, will provide Red Link with ID validation and facial recognition technology, known as ME, to use during the digital onboarding process. Red Link S.A. is a network of 47 financial entities that provide services to the Argentina’s main financial entities, credit card companies and clients in ATMs, home banking, mobile and secure solutions or tax collection sectors. FacePhi facial recognition software uses its own algorithms and has presence in 18 countries, such as Panama,

OT-Morpho unveils ultra-compact fingerprint capture product

OT-Morpho has released MorphoTop Slim, its new ultra-compact fingerprint capture product that is six times smaller than current products, facilitating its integration into mobile solutions or existing structures. MorphoTop Slim is certified FBI IQS Appendix F and was officially launched last week at the Federal Identity Forum and Expo 2017 (Fed ID), in Washington, DC. Based on the TFT (Thin-Film Transistor) technology, this ultra-thin terminal allows the capture of 10 fingers flat or rolled. According to a company statement, capture

U.S. insurance provider selects BIO-key fingerprint solution

An unnamed U.S. insurance provider focused on retirement products with total assets of nearly $250 billion has selected BIO-key EcoID fingerprint readers as an added layer of hardware-based user authentication to complement its existing password-based sign-in credentials for thousands of employees. BIO-key’s EcoID solution, tested and qualified by Microsoft for use with Windows Hello, is a durable, compact, standalone USB-compatible fingerprint scanner designed for commercial use. EcoID is native to the Windows Hello biometric sign-in platform and includes a three-foot