Zoloz introduces three new biometric authentication solutions

Zoloz has unveiled three new products — Zoloz Connect, Real ID and Smile — that are designed to ensure trust and security for millions of people who perform key transactions online, according to a report by Startland News. In August, EyeVerify revealed it rebranded to Zoloz to reflect its more comprehensive solution for trusted digital identity. The products expand on the company’s initial EyePrint ID solution, but will also use facial recognition and optical character recognition technology. “Each day, we

Dubai Airport to install virtual aquarium tunnel that scans faces and irises

The Dubai International Airport is replacing facial recognition security booths with a virtual aquarium tunnel that will scan the faces and irises of passengers using up to 80 hidden cameras, according to a report by Interesting Engineering. Passengers merely need to walk through the virtual aquarium tunnel and their faces and irises will automatically be scanned by the cameras. The airport authority has not confirmed whether there will be a separate scanner for a suitcase, however, the Al Bayan News’

Lextar Electronics releases iris and facial biometric IR LED module

Lextar Electronics Corp. released the PR88 IR LED packaging module that is used for iris and facial biometric functions, making it one of a few IR LED modules in the industry with double biometric functions. The company also simultaneously released two IR LED modules with different beam angles that can be widely applied on security systems, access control systems, mobile phones, notebook PCs and other. This simultaneous release of various IR LED products marks Lextar Electronics’ formal entry into the

Samsung Galaxy Note8 features Princeton Identity iris biometrics technology

Princeton Identity revealed that its iris recognition technology is one of the core features of the Samsung Galaxy Note8. This follows the integration of the identity management company’s iris recognition technology into the Samsung Galaxy S8 earlier this year. “The future is here,” commented Mark Clifton, CEO, Princeton Identity. “Biometric tech is changing the way we interact with devices and we’re moving toward a world where you are the password. We’re excited that Samsung shares this vision and are proud

Iris ID demonstrating mobile iris recognition enrollment and ID products at MWC

Iris ID will soon release two lightweight handheld mobile devices integrated with the OPALi (opal-eye) iris recognition camera module, which provide fast and accurate multimodal enrollment and identification capabilities for field use by border control, customs, immigration, law enforcement and other officials. The company is demonstrating the mobile iris recognition products at this week’s Mobile World Congress in San Francisco’s Moscone Center. The OPALi iris recognition camera module — both of which will be available with MIPI and USB interfaces

IriTech introduces iris camera system designed for PCs

IriTech has revealed a new product line called IriVault, an iris camera system designed specifically for laptop and desktop computers. IriVault is a compact and lightweight camera under 3.5 inches designed to be connected externally, as an encased product, or internally, as an OEM module, to a PC to provide real-time iris identification for applications such as desktop sign-in without passwords, single sign-on, online payments, email/file/folder encryption and decryption. These functions can be done automatically as a background Windows service

EyeVerify launches cloud ID platform in Asia, rebrands to Zoloz

EyeVerify is now providing its cloud-based identification solution for the underserved and underbanked people in Asia, according to a company blog post written by founder and CEO Toby Rush. Since being acquired by Ant Financial Services Group last September, Rush said the company as expanded worldwide with new customers in North America, Europe and Asia; made strategic partnerships, and increased its investment in research and product development. By integrating Eyeprint ID into Alipay’s lifestyle app, Rush said the company has

Qualcomm update to better support face, image recognition for smartphones

Qualcomm’s upcoming update to its image signal processor (ISP) will better support features like face recognition and mixed reality, according to a report by Tom’s Guide. Spectra ISP is a part of the Snapdragon system on chip that’s a widely deployed mobile processor platform for Android smartphones. The next major Snapdragon update isn’t expected to be released until next year, however, the planned updates for the Spectra ISP will significantly improve the cameras on 2018 Android phones and virtual- and

Qualcomm Mobile Security to license EyeLock iris authentication technology

EyeLock LLC has entered into a license agreement with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, for Qualcomm Mobile Security. Under the agreement, EyeLock is developing iris authentication solutions that are designed to work with Qualcomm Mobile Security and enable OEMs across the entire IoT scope to benefit from EyeLock’s iris authentication capabilities. “This agreement is a great acknowledgement of the quality and capability of our technology and an indication of the growing demand for increased security and convenience

IriTech wins Frost & Sullivan’s best new product innovation award

Frost & Sullivan has recognized IriTech, Inc. with the 2017 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for ‘New Product Innovation’, based on its recent analysis of the new trends in the iris biometrics industry. IriTech took the leadership role in developing advanced iris biometric technology and products for the new markets and making it more affordable and accessible to end users on a global scale. The company’s iris hardware and software are being used by many large-scale projects operated by