Bioconnect releases dual-factor fingerprint plus card lock for data centers

BioConnect has released CabinetShield, a dual-factor fingerprint plus card lock designed to fit onto the most common server cabinets in a data center. The product has an HID multiCLASS read head with a fingerprint sensor, allowing it to support finger only, and card plus finger deployments. CabinetShield was designed to provide a secure solution for server cabinets in the data center , providing colocation providers and their customers with greater visibility into access events throughout the entire facility. Depending on

BioSec intros biometric palm vein login with Active Directory interface

BioSec Group Ltd. has introduced BS Login, a biometric palm vein recognition login solution that protects PCs from unauthorized access and eliminates password related security risks and inconveniences. By using the BioSec system, there are no more unsecure, forgotten or stolen passwords, the user only needs his/her hand for secure computer login. The system’s Active Directory interface is ideal for the corporate environment, where access-, right- and domain management is conducted on one surface. “BS Login brings IT security to

TSA PreCheck and TWIC enrollment available at six Maryland DOT locations

The Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) and MorphoTrust USA have set up IdentoGO centers to offer TSA PreCheck and Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) enrollment at six MDOT MVA locations in Maryland. MorphoTrust USA, part of OT-Morpho, has enrolled five million travelers in the TSA PreCheck program, three million in the past year alone. The trusted traveler program allows U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR) to quickly move through security at U.S. airports

ievo fingerprint readers can now be integrated with Texecom security alarm system

ievo announced that its fingerprint readers can now be integrated with Texecom’s security alarm systems, making biometric access control technology more accessible to the domestic and smaller SME markets. The integration of ievo fingerprint readers with Texecom’s Premier Elite Series of control panel systems provides a single comprehensive system architecture and peripheral range of devices managed by biometric access control. As a result, intruder alarm systems can be activated and disarmed by reading a registered fingerprint. The system can also be extended

ZKAccess brings multimodal biometric access control device to market

ZKAccess has launched the ProBio-ID, a multimodal biometric access control device with SilkID technology. The stand-alone device includes a face recognition camera and ZKAccess’ SilkID fingerprint sensor and connects directly to door locks or panels no differently than a keypad or RFID card reader. “ProBio-ID has the unique ability to read faces, fingerprints, RFID cards, PIN codes or any combination of these four credentials,” explained Larry Reed, CEO, ZKAccess. Earlier this year, ZKAccess introduced ZKBioSecurity3.0, its new “All-in-One” web-based security

Callsign raises $35M for deep learning authentication platform

Callsign has closed a $35 million Series A funding round, led by Accel and early stage investor PTB Ventures, for a deep learning-based authentication platform which provides adaptive access control for enterprises, according to a report by Techcrunch. Founded in 2012, the company’s Intelligence Driven Authentication (IDA) platform is able to verify the authorized owner of the device from a swipe on the touchscreen. Other investors that participated in the funding round include Allegis Capital and David DeWalt’s NightDragon Security.

CLEAR biometric identity membership platform deployed at Comerica Park

Biometric identity membership platform CLEAR has been deployed at Comerica Park in Detroit. Using CLEAR, Detroit Tigers fans can quickly move through security with the touch of a finger or blink of an eye. The launch at Comerica Park expands CLEAR’s nationwide footprint to 24 airports and seven stadiums nationwide including Yankee Stadium and Citi Field in New York, Coors Field in Denver, Marlins Park and American Airlines Arena in Miami, and AT&T Park in San Francisco. Tigers fans can

BioLink integrates OT-Morpho’s biometric terminals to improve access control system

Russian firm BioLink Solutions has integrated OT-Morpho biometric terminals into its BioTime system to more effectively manage employees working time and access to business premises. Currently used by more than 1,500 companies in 15 countries worldwide, the biometric technology-reliant BioTime software is specifically designed for time and attendance and access control applications. The BioTime registration module now interfaces with the MorphoSmart range of fingerprint scanners to capture employees fingerprint images and convert them into templates — in other words, the numeric

FST Biometrics certified under Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program

FST Biometrics has received Lenel factory certification under the Lenel OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP). FST Biometrics’ IMID (In Motion Identification) Access Version 3.6 has been certified to work with the OnGuard access control system versions 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, and 7.3, providing an interface between their databases and quick identification of authorized users through FST’s unique fusion of biometric technologies. “FST Biometrics has completed required factory testing at Lenel to validate the functionality of its interface to OnGuard,” explained Zach Roth,

Biometric access control market to grow 25% CAGR from 2017-2021

S&P Consulting published a new report that forecasts that biometric access control systems will undergo more than a 25 percent CAGR in the residential security sector from 2017-2021 to ensure secure access to homeowners and avoid unauthorized access to third-parties. The report on the global biometric access control systems market examines the key trends and dynamics impacting the development of the market, including the restraints, drivers, and opportunities. In addition, the report uses several analysis tools such as Porter’s five