ZKAccess integrates biometric security platform with C2P video surveillance solutions

ZKAccess has integrated its ZKBioSecurity web-based biometric security platform with C2P (ConvergenceTP, Inc) video event management software. The C2P integration enables customers using a single interface to search and report on ZKBioSecurity access events which are time synchronized with VMS surveillance video.   The solution currently supports VMS integrations including OnSSI, Milestone and Mirasys, with more to follow later this year. The ZKTeco-developed ZKBioSecurity includes four integrated modules: access control, video linkage, elevator control and visitor management. Designed for high

EMKA offering Digitus Biometrics’ dual biometric access control solution

EMKA is now offering Digitus Biometrics’ DualLock access control solution, which combines fingerprint biometrics and card technologies. The physical access control solution enables dual-factor authentication at the cabinet door through the combination of fingerprint biometrics and RFID smartcard technology. By storing the fingerprint template(s) on the RFID card, db DualLock eliminates the need to upload templates to the device. As a result, the solution can be integrated with any legacy access control management (ACM) system. The solution provides access security

HID Global launches end-to-end biometric ID and access management solution

HID Global has launched what it calls the industry’s first end-to-end identity access management solution that enables government agencies and other organizations requiring higher security to use a single credential for accessing doors, IT systems, networks and data. The HID PIV (Personal Identity Verification) solution provides complete identity lifecycle management, starting with identity proofing plus secure credential issuance and use, right up to the deprovisioning of these credentials. The solution helps government agencies and other regulated industries such as banking,

ISG Group to sell Zwipe biometric access control and ID solutions

Identification Systems Group (ISG) is now selling and promoting Zwipe Access and ID solutions to its extensive member network. Zwipe Access card enables only the authorized cardholder to activate card communication with the reader. There is no biometric exchange of data conducted with external systems, ensuring the user’s privacy as no fingerprint is captured or retained by the issuing organization. Zwipe ID is a fingerprint-activated contactless card that authenticates users by scanning their fingerprint, allowing communication with a contactless reader.

BIODIT expands distribution in Belgium and UK

Global identity solutions firm BIODIT announced today that it has signed ‎two new distribution contracts expanding its market reach in Belgium and the UK. ANB RIMEX is a leading distributor and manufacturer of access control systems in Belgium and Databac distributes biometric access control systems with offices in London and Barcelona, focusing on the hospitality industry. “By signing the contracts with Belgian ANB RIMEX and British Databac we reaffirmed our presence at the European market,” said Julian Sofroniev, CEO of BIODIT.

TBS protects medical research at Celgene using fingerprint access control

Biopharmaceutical company Celegne recently enlisted the help of fingerprint biometrics firm Touchless Biometric Systems (TBS) to protect its sensitive business field. Celegne required security protection for its American headquarters in New Jersey, as well as its European headquarters in Boudry, Switzerland. With such demanding security expectations, Celegne realized that it should focus on biometrics rather than on ID cards or keys. “It was critical for us to avoid misuse, hence the incorporation of biometrics,” said Roberto Paolasini, leader of the

Matrix bringing its enterprise grade biometric access control solution to INTERSEC Dubai 2017

Telecom and security solutions manufacturer Matrix is participating in INTERSEC Dubai 2017 later this month. Matrix will be showcasing its video surveillance and people mobility solutions at the event including its range of biometric access control and time and attendance solutions and its advance applications during INTERSEC. In addition, Matrix will launch COSEC DOOR FMX, a high-performance door controller with multispectral fingerprint sensor. The device allows a fingerprint scan of dry, wet, elderly or oily hands. The company will also

Iris ID announces new installation

Iris biometrics firm Iris ID announced today that its IrisAccess iCAM7000S identity authentication solution has been installed in 12 locations of gym chain World Class Iceland. According to a company statement, approximately 40,000 gym members are enrolled in the system, which includes iris scanners at access points such as main entries, VIP sections and spas. “The iris system has worked perfectly,” commented Bjorn Leifsson, World Class owner and managing director. “We require few employees to monitor the access points, are

Rechargeable padlock with fingerprint technology introduced at CES

BenjiLock, a CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree in the Smart Home product category, introduced its biometric padlock at CES yesterday. According to a report by Digital Trends, the rechargeable, stainless-steel device supports up to four distinct fingerprints and saves them in an encrypted chip. The BenjiLock comes in a range of colors and with a set of physical keys. It is expected to be released in the third quarter of 2017 for $80 USD. Last month, BenjiLock announced that it

Samsung’s scrolling and folding devices patent details multi-factor biometric authentication

Samsung recently filed its 47th patent relating to a flexible display / foldable / scrollable invention, according to a report by Patently Apple. The company’s latest patent application for a foldable device provides this overview: “A foldable device includes: a display; a touch panel configured to detect a touch input; a sensing interface configured to detect an angle of the foldable device; and a controller configured to activate the display unit when the angle detected by the sensing unit as