IDEX advances biometric smartcard deployment, develops remote enrollment process

IDEX has partnered with security solution provider Feitian to commercialize a dual interface biometric smart card, and also developed a remote enrollment solution for biometric cards, enabling users to conveniently enroll without being physically present in a branch office, according to a pair of announcements Monday and Tuesday. Feitian has developed a contact and contactless smart card leveraging IDEX’s off-chip fingerprint sensor technology, with rapid card prototyping enabled by IDEX’s complete biometric module. IDEX and Feitian engineering teams worked together

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

BioRugged partners with Axon for major KYC projects in Africa

BioRugged recently outfitted West Africa’s telecommunications company MTN with more than 9,000 client enrollment and verification devices for know your customer (KYC) applications. BioRugged has a longstanding relationship with MTN, having supplied over 25,000 units to the company before the most recent agreements. MTN Cote d’Ivoire, MTN Nigeria, and MTN Liberia are the primary MTN markets purchasing BioRugged devices this year, with Globacom/Airtel Nigeria and Ethiopia Telecom being other important clients in Africa. In addition to KYC applications, the devices

Tascent wins award for its InSight One iris and face recognition system

Tascent has won the 2017 Good Design Australia award for its InSight One iris and face recognition system. A jury of more than 35 Australian and international design experts selected Tascent InSight One to win a Good Design Award in the category of Product Design, Commercial and Industrial. According to a company statement, InSight One is an iris and face recognition system designed for enrollment, identification and authentication of people in high-throughput environments. The product features a combination of human-centric

Aware releases cloud-based biometric identification solution

Aware has released Indigo|Onboard, the first in the company’s new Indigo line of cloud-based solutions that provide biometric search functionality either as a software-as-a-service (SaaS) subscription or as a server-based software license. Indigo|Onboard improves the onboarding process with advanced identity management capabilities, enabling organizations to biometric search to quickly determine if a new customer or employee has an existing identity record in the system. As a result, organizations can detect attempts at identity fraud as well as prevent any duplicate

GenKey issues new release of its mobile enrollment software

GenKey has issued a new release of its mobile biometric enrollment software. According to a company statement, many of the improvements in the new release address the challenges of mobile registration in rural locations, including privacy-by-design software designed to store sensitive biometric information securely in the event of limited connectivity. The company has also improved the user experience, making the recruitment and training process easier in rural locations. The software runs on all mobile platforms and is compatible with all

IrisGuard introduces iris camera designed for outdoor enrollment and recognition

IrisGuard has released EyeHood, its portable iris camera that is ideally suited for outdoor enrollments and recognitions. EyeHood is the latest addition to the IrisGuard EyePay platform camera portfolio. The camera fully shields the user from direct sunlight and other external lighting conditions both at mobile or stationary enrollment and verification stations, providing excellent iris quality images and matching results, essential in payment and identity systems. According to a company statement, the EyeHood was developed to meet difficult outdoor registration

EyeLock intros iris authentication reference designs for IoT device integration

EyeLock LLC has introduced three reference designs architected specifically for high volume OEM integration, addressing the rapidly increasing demand for iris authentication solutions across a wide range of IoT devices and broad applications. The company will exhibit the three reference design modules and other solutions at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) from January 5 to 8 from the VOXX International booth. The modules are self-contained hardware and software systems for iris enrollment and authentication that can be customized based

Thailand calls for mandatory online fingerprint ID system for mobile SIM card registration

Mobile operators om Thailand will introduce an online fingerprint ID system for new prepaid and postpaid mobile SIM card registration, with a tentative deadline set for next February, according to a report by the Bangkok Post. The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), however, is asking for all existing mobile users to put their fingerprints in the system on a voluntary basis for their own security benefit. “We urge all mobile users to participate in the system to ensure greater

Vision-Box, ATEA deploy nationwide integrated biometric enrollment solution for Regitra

Vision-Box in partnership with ATEA have installed a new nationwide integrated biometric enrollment solution for Regitra, the Lithuanian State Enterprise responsible for issuing nearly 200,000 driver licenses per year. ATEA is a leading supplier of IT infrastructure and system integration in the Nordic and Baltic regions. Together, the two company`s deployed a full-fledged, state-of-the-art identity management infrastructure designed to facilitate the enrollment of citizens’ biometric data, improve the quality level of data capture and management, as well as enhance personal