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

BioConnect integrates FacePhi face authentication into biometric ID platform

BioConnect has integrated FacePhi’s SelPhi face recognition system into the company’s agnostic biometric identification platform, BioConnect ID. The joint solution will deliver facial recognition and a range of biometric-based identity methods to FacePhi’s banking customers and prospective partners in the banking industry. The two companies have combined their expertise in a way that empowers a truly seamless and secure identification and authentication experience in both the physical and digital world leveraging biometric technology. “This is an opportunity for both companies

BioConnect, Suprema to intro facial recognition device, biometric cabinet lock at ISC West 2017

BioConnect and Suprema will demonstrate their biometrics-based security and identity products next month at ISC West 2017 in Las Vegas. Suprema will debut FaceStation 2, a contactless facial recognition device with multi-card support and an adjustable wall bracket to accommodate different heights. The device delivers a matching speed of 1:3,000 matches in one second whboth static and dynamic templates, enabling it to sustain a better understanding of the continually changing expressions of the face. Other key features include multi-factor authentication

BioConnect, Genetec to develop biometric access control solution for banking

BioConnect and Genetec announced they are developing a joint enhanced biometric access control solution designed to address the varying needs of the banking and finance industry. The companies have previously worked together to secure physical access with biometric access control hardware and Genetec Security Center, a unified, open-architecture security platform that combines access control, video surveillance, IP communications and automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) to offer customers an intelligent identity platform integration. In a company release, BioConnect and Genetec expressed

EMKA and Digitus Biometrics using BioConnect platform for data center access control solution

EMKA and Digitus Biometrics have announced a new technology partnership using the BioConnect identity management platform to provide a new, fully-integrated biometric access control solution that synchronizes with major access control management (ACM) solutions. “Biometric technology at the cabinet is meeting the need for high level security at customer server cabinet enclosures, but the customer often wants the option of seamlessly tying it into their entry system and building management system as well,” explains EMKA M.D. Andy Billingham. “Until recently

Visa, BioConnect explore password free multi-factor authentication

In a presentation at this year’s Money20/20, Visa partnered with BioConnect to demonstrate a multi-factor authentication experience that works across a range of devices and operating systems. By enabling many biometric technologies, an app can prompt for another biometric method when the default one fails. For example, if the fingerprint sensor cannot read the user’s fingers because they are a bit damp, the individual can use an alternative biometric such as voice recognition. Through Visa and BioConnect’s new collaboration, users

Eyeprint ID being integrated into the BioConnect platform

BioConnect and EyeVerify announced a licensing agreement that includes the integration of Eyeprint ID into the BioConnect platform. Eyeprint ID, from EyeVerify, uses existing 1+ MP smartphone cameras to image and pattern match the unique pattern of eye veins and other micro features in and around the eye. According to a statement by the company, it is the only biometric that protects user data with a high entropy encryption key, equivalent to a 50-character complex password. “EyeVerify is one of

BioConnect providing Multi-Health Systems with integrated authentication platform

BioConnect will be providing Multi-Health Systems Inc. (MHS) with an integrated authentication platform, using mobile biometric technology, to ensure MHS’ critical applications, IT infrastructure and physical access control are more secure. MHS is a technology company focused on innovative digital delivery of data analysis and scientifically validated assessments for more than 30 years. MHS serves clients in corporate, clinical, educational, public safety, government, military, pharmaceutical, and research settings. Responsible for storing and securing sensitive personal health information (PHI), this partnership

BioConnect biometric ID solution provides secure access to London data center

BioConnect has successfully deployed its BioConnect Identity Platform and Suprema biometric hardware for access control at Netwise Hosting Ltd’s colocation data center facility in London, UK. The move comes a couple weeks after Suprema launched the BioConnect Identity Platform. BioConnect’s platform eliminates the need to manage point-to-point integrations as it combines Suprema biometric readers with over 20 access control system providers. As Netwise Hosting looks to expand its offering with the development of an additional 11,000 square foot data center

Biometrics and smart cards, privacy, patents and mobile identity credentialing trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on this past week. Biometric smart cards A consumer survey of credit card users in the United States found that 80% of those questioned are concerned about credit card and identity fraud and that 67% of those users would be willing to pay for a biometrics secured credit card that has a built-in fingerprint reader for protection. NEXT Biometrics introduced the new generation of fingerprint sensors