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Fujitsu featuring breakthroughs in biometric customer authentication at NRF 2018

Fujitsu Frontech North America will feature its latest breakthroughs in PalmSecure biometrics and washable/wearable RFID at next week’s NRF 2018 show in New York City. Fujitsu will be demonstrating the F-Pro palm vein biometric sensor and the Fujitsu STYLISTIC V535 ruggedized tablet with embedded F-Pro sensor for authentication in a fixed or mobile retail environment. The F-Pro features the latest and smallest palm vein biometric sensor to date based on PalmSecure technology. “Fujitsu is extremely excited about the release of

NEC showcasing immersive retail experience that incorporates biometrics and AI at NRF 2018

NEC will showcase an immersive retail experience that incorporates NEC’s retail technologies, including POS hardware, software, biometrics, artificial intelligence, analytics and digital signage solutions next week at NRF 2018 in New York City. “NEC is a leading innovator in delivering retail technologies and solutions from the point of sale to the back office and beyond,” explained Matt Worley, VP of NEC Retail Solutions. “We firmly believe that leveraging data and analytics the same way online retailers have for years –

KbPort integrating PalmSecure F-Pro biometric sensors to enhance security for medical training

KbPort LLC will become a value-added reseller of Fujitsu PalmSecure F-Pro biometrics technology. The Pennsylvania-based medical training and teaching community leader will be combining Fujitsu’s PalmSecure F-Pro technology with other biometric technologies to provide students with highly secure two-factor authentication for login to training tools. “Using Fujitsu’s PalmSecure F-Pro biometrics technology ensures that we are protecting the student’s information by using the most advanced tools available to follow the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) guidelines,” explained Chuck Miller,

Precise Biometrics expands licensing agreement with Crossmatch

Precise Biometrics has expanded its licensing agreement for Precise BioLive anti-spoof technology with Crossmatch. The previous license agreement with Crossmatch, which was transferred to Precise Biometrics as part of the acquisition of NexID Biometrics in February 2017, covered anti-spoof technology for 4-finger scanners. This agreement enables Crossmatch to continuously enhance the security of its single fingerprint scanners through liveness detection and gives Precise Biometrics annual revenues for the right to use the company’s algorithm solution and for support. The agreement

HYPR showcasing decentralized authentication solutions at CES

This week at CES, HYPR Corp. CEO George Avetisov and CTO Bojan Simic are demonstrating how HYPR is being deployed across the Fortune 500 to prevent future breaches. HYPR decentralized authentication solutions offer enterprises an innovative approach to eliminating fraud and reducing the risk of large-scale credentials breaches. With more than 25 million users secured across the Fortune 500, HYPR will demonstrate the power, use cases and benefits of decentralized security. The showcase includes some of the leading use cases

Dell’s latest flagship laptop features Goodix fingerprint solution

Dell’s latest flagship laptop XPS 13 features a Goodix fingerprint authentication solution. The XPS 13 is the smallest 13-inch laptop on the market that features a virtually borderless InfinityEdge display and has won a CES 2018 Best of Innovation Award. The cover fingerprint solution from Goodix carried by the new Dell XPS 13 laptop features compact module design, high-precision recognition and 360 degree readability, combined with Goodix’s self-learning software algorithm for enhanced security and rapid unlock. Certified by Windows Hello,

FPC sensor used in biometric payment card pilot for Bank of Cyprus

Fingerprint Cards is providing touch sensors from its FPC1300-series for the recently announced Bank of Cyprus biometric payment card pilot. The pilot, being lead by Gemalto, is the first of multiple upcoming pilots in 2018 for the world’s largest card manufacturer and also includes Zwipe as a partner. The card being trialed by Bank of Cyprus is a fingerprint activated payment card which utilizes Zwipe’s energy harvesting capacity and biometric engine to enable contactless and contact transactions. It is powered

Jeff Carter appointed CEO of EyeLock

VOXX International announced today that Jeff Carter, formerly CTO of EyeLock, the company’s majority owned subsidiary, has been appointed CEO of EyeLock, effective immediately. “Jeff has been central to the development of EyeLock’s intellectual property, a portfolio that includes nearly 100 patents and pending patents as well as proprietary technology …,” said Pat Lavelle, VOXX International’s President and CEO. “He has been working to enhance not only EyeLock’s IP, but its distribution channels and customer reach; roles he will continue

ISC West releases education session lineup

ISC West and event sponsor Security Industry Association have collaborated to develop a comprehensive educational program for April 2018 show attendees. SIA Education@ISC will offer more than 85 accredited sessions covering a range of industry topics including how biometrics are changing the way we interact and transact, and how the increasing popularity of biometric authentication will impact our relationship with physical devices. “Each year, our mission is to provide attendees with the knowledge, strategies and tactics they need to fight

EAB launching Swedish Biometrics Forum

Halmstad University, in cooperation with European Organization for Biometrics (EAB), is hosting the kick-off meeting of the Swedish Biometrics Forum on Friday, January 26, 2018. The purpose of the forum is to bring together researchers, companies, agencies and other stakeholders for a one-day meeting in Halmstad to discuss new ideas and challenges, and where invited speakers talk about their research or activities in the area. The agenda includes presentations by: Prof. Christoph Busch on Biometrics and Presentation Attack Detection; Diane