Suprema releases biometric access controller for centralized systems

Suprema has released CoreStation, a biometrics-based intelligent access controller which provides advantages of biometric-enabled security over centralized access control systems. Designed for mid to enterprise-level systems, CoreStation can accommodate up to 500,000 users with rapid fingerprint matching speed of up to 400,000 matches per second. By providing high-performance, biometric readiness and Ethernet communication, CoreStation provides complete access control functionalities for up to 132 access points along with Suprema’s BioStar 2 security platform. The device also allows centralized biometric template management

SCM Secure deploys biometric palm vein solution for UK child care facility

Ed-Tech start-up SCM Secure, has deployed its biometric palm vein solution at two childcare facilities in Oxford, UK. The Aunties’ Old School Nursery have installed the SCM Secure’s PalmSecure solution together with their cloudbased Learning Management System at its two settings. The PalmSecure solution allows parents to register themselves and their children upon arrival, making the sign-in process easier, quicker, and more efficient. “The childcare industry is about ‘people’, and SCM Secure have found a way of introducing technology into

StoneLock introduces biometric credentialing and identity management solution

StoneLock recently introduced a complete biometric-centric credentialing and identity management solution. StoneLock Gateway is a biometrics solution offering enterprises scalability and seamless functionality across multiple simultaneously connected physical access control systems, enterprise resource planning systems and other external system integrations. Enterprises can seamlessly integrate multiple globally distributed systems while clustering numerous StoneLock Gateways to provide an enterprise-ready solution for complete identity management. Each StoneLock Gateway includes a web client capable of managing the solution from either a PC or mobile

BioSec authentication solution integrates with Honeywell WIN-PAK security platform

BioSec Group Ltd. has integrated its biometric palm vein authentication solution with Honeywell’s WIN-PAK access control system. According to a company statement, BioSec’s authentication solution, the BS LifePass, was specially developed to integrate the security of the palm vein recognition technology into any system, since it works as a middleware. The BS LifePass can be either used for replacing or completing passwords, cards or other external identifiers, according to the client’s expectations. “Bringing biometric authentication to the WIN-PAK system enables

ASIS 2017 a key showcase for Zwipe’s partner network in North America

Zwipe is well represented this week at ASIS 2017, taking place in Dallas, Texas. ‎ With more than 22,000 attendees, ASIS is regarded as one of the world’s premier security events, and a key showcase for Zwipe’s partner network in North America. Zwipe partners at ASIS 2017 include Identisys, Identiv, Inc., Allegion, E-line by Dirak and TZ. “ASIS 2017 is an excellent venue for us to work alongside our partners who will be taking the lead in promoting Zwipe Access

UB researchers have developed heart scan authentication system

A University of Buffalo-led research team has developed a contactless authentication system that can scan the dimensions of a user’s heart as an identifier to authenticate devices. “Logging-in and logging-out are tedious,” said Wenyao Xu, assistant professor at the University of Buffalo’s department of computer science and engineering and the lead author of “Cardiac Scan: A Non-Contact and Continuous Heart-Based User Authentication System”, a paper to be presented next month at MobiCom. Xu added that the system would be the

Cubic developing subway ticketing system that uses facial recognition, palm vein scanning

Cubic Transportation Systems, the US firm that developed London’s Oyster card technology, is developing new ticketing systems that use facial recognition, palm vein scanning and object tracking in order to reduce queues. According to a report in Wired, Cubic’s biometric ticketing system is designed to alleviate congestion at ticket gates by removing the gates all together. The company’s prototype for the “FasTrack” gateless gate system uses an object tracking system to track passengers as they walk through. “The ridership on

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

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

ThreatMetrix, Nok Nok Labs partner to provide FIDO-compliant authentication solutions

ThreatMetrix has partnered with Nok Nok Labs to deliver integrated strong authentication and risk-based authentication solutions to ensure improved security and reduced user friction. Under the partnership, the companies will provide solutions that combine the intelligence of risk-based authentication with a standards-based strong authentication framework to organizations. ThreatMetrix enables accurate customer trust decisions for digital fraud and authentication transactions worldwide through a global shared intelligence network examining 24 billion annual transactions across 1.4 billion unique anonymized identities. These capabilities will