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

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience North America

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience North America Florida December 5th – 7th, 2017 Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience North America, December 5th-7th, 2017 in Kennedy Space Center, Florida will bring together leading stakeholders from industry, operators, agencies and governments to debate and collaborate on securing America’s critical infrastructure. With a unique two-track conference programme, with joint plenary sessions will deliver a leading line up of international experts to discuss securing America’s critical infrastructure, from both physical and cyber perspectives. Critical

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Asia

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Asia Malaysia July 17-19th 2018 Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Asia delivers key topics of discussion on the protection of ASEAN’s critical infrastructure and will bring together the organisations from government, agencies and industry players responsible for such collaboration. The conference programme brings together leading international speakers, experts in their field, looking at a range of key topics that can assist with your strategic and tactical planning and thinking in how better to secure and

Identiv, Zwipe to provide biometric access control card services

Identiv, Inc. has partnered with Zwipe to deliver access control card formatting services. Under the agreement terms, Identiv’s U.S.-based card service bureau is programming the radio frequency identification (RFID) chips in Zwipe’s line of biometric credential solutions. The line of solutions will provide all physical access control system (PACS) formats from Identiv’s portfolio. Identiv will exhibit samples of Zwipe’s biometric cards at ASIS International 63rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017), held on September 26 – 28 in Dallas, Texas.

Defense IT industry recommends Navy ships use behavioral biometrics technology

Defense industry IT companies have recommended that the Navy use cybersecurity solutions such as behavioral biometrics technology to detect and prevent sea-based cyberattacks, according to a report by Defenses Systems. The recommendations come in the midst of the Navy’s official investigation into what triggered the recent collision between a U.S. destroyer and Liberian-flagged merchant vessel, which lead to the deaths of 10 Navy sailors aboard the USS John McCain. The Navy has not yet determined whether the incident was the

Apple patent covers biometrics-based remote for TV and other devices

The US Patent & Trademark Office has published a patent application from Apple covering biometric authentication technology for the Apple TV remote to replace the tedious process of entering passwords and be able to verify the identity of the person attempting to use the services on Apple TV, according to a report by Patently Apple. Filed back in Q2 2017, the patent application comes as Apple prepares to debut a TV streaming service which will pit the company against current