Suprema wins security award for its biometric access control solutions

Suprema has been recognized in A&S’s 2017 Security 50 rankings for the seventh year in a row. The Security 50 from A&S magazine is an annual ranking of publicly listed physical security manufacturers around the globe solely based on sales revenue. In the 2017 Security 50 rankings, Suprema moved from 31st to 30th with 2016 annual revenue of US$66.2M and is the only dedicated biometrics company among the ‘Access Control Product Group’. Suprema ranked 4th in Access Control rankings after

Suprema picks up Detektor Best Product Award

Suprema has been recognized with the ‘Best Product Award’ in the ID & Access Control category at the Detektor International Awards 2017. Best Product Awards were awarded for ID & Access Control, Alarm & Detection, Video Surveillance and IoT Security. The annual Detektor International Awards is an independent program that recognizes manufacturers displaying the innovation and originality in the opinion of Detektor’s international team of jurors. “The world’s fastest facial recognition terminal and the first to support Bluetooth – shows

NEXT Biometrics poised to grab significant market share: Frost & Sullivan

NEXT Biometrics has won the Frost & Sullivan 2017 European Enabling Technology Leadership Award for its achievements in fingerprint sensor technology. This recognition comes on the heals of the company shipping sensor number 3 million last week, demonstrating NEXT’s ability to consistently mass produce fingerprint sensors with industry normal yield figures. The global research firm noted that NEXT “is poised to grab significant market share with advantageous pricing, without sacrificing convenience and security of the sensors. NEXT offers the first

EAB awards young researchers for outstanding work in the area of biometrics

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) recently acknowledged three young researchers for outstanding works in the area of biometrics. Award applicants were asked to submit a research paper and supporting information from which an international jury selected the candidates to present their significant contribution in front of the jury, the EAB members and the public audience. These awards are granted annually to individuals who have been judged by a panel of internationally respected experts to be making a significant contribution

Behavioral biometrics firm BioCatch picks up Frost & Sullivan award

BioCatch has been acknowledged by Frost & Sullivan for its position in the behavioral biometrics landscape and its patented Invisible Challenges solution that helps identify fraudsters without compromising the user experience. The 2017 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation is given to the company that develops an innovative product to leverage leading-edge technologies and is recognized as best in class in three key areas: understanding demand, nurturing the brand, and differentiating from the competition. “The financial technology

Former chairman of UIDAI honored for economic and business innovation

The man behind the creation of India’s biometric national ID system has been awarded one of this year’s Nikkei Asia Prizes. Nandan Nilekani of India, former chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India, was selected the winner for economic and business innovation. Nilekani led the creation of Aadhaar, the world’s largest biometric national ID system. Aadhaar is the 12-digit unique identification number issued by the Indian government to every individual resident of India. The Aadhaar project aims to provide

FST Biometrics acknowledged for its biometric visual identification solution

FST Biometrics was recently acknowledged for its IMID Access 4.0 product in the 2017 Security Industry Association (SIA) New Product Showcase during ISC West and in Security Today’s Govies awards program. IMID Access 4.0, which became commercially available last month, uses a fusion of biometrics-based technologies for identification-oriented applications, including access control, employee time-and-attendance and retail consumer experience. FST Biometrics received the SIA award for Best User Authentication, Identification, Credentialing and Management Product and the Govies award for best product

NuData Security named finalist in SC Awards 2017 Europe

NuData Security has been named a finalist in the SC Awards 2017 Europe for outstanding industry leadership in information security in the ‘Best Behaviour Analytics/Enterprise Threat Detection’ category. NuData’s flagship product line, NuDetect, authorizes the identity of users based on their online, mobile and smartphone interactions. The solution collects the individual’s usage information and assigns a risk score to the user or transaction. The solution integrates behavioral biometrics, behavioral analysis, device and access intelligence and a database of events across

Samsung biometrics-based Mobile Security Management Suite wins GSMA mobile award

Samsung was awarded the GSMA Global Mobile Award for its Mobile Security Management Suite at last week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, according to a report by Wireless Week. The GSMA Association awarded Samsung with the “Best Mobile Security of Anti-Fraud Solution” in the category of innovation in the mobile market. The company’s Mobile Security Management Suite uses PKI-based biometric solution Nexsign and Enterprise Mobile Management to connect fingerprint, voice, or facial biometrics data to user information on mobile devices.

Gemalto ID verification solution wins ACT Canada IVIE privacy design award

Gemalto announced that its ID Verification solution has been recognized with the ACT Canada IVIE Award in the “Privacy by Design” category. The company’s ID Verification enables customers to scan their picture ID remotely on their device to validate legitimate IDs, flags counterfeits, and provides a trust score in real time. According to the company, the service helps to comply with anti-money laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations by providing a consistent, seamless and integrated method of verifying