Singapore Changi Airport leveraging biometrics, considering wearable tech

Changi Airport Group (CAG) is considering the use of biometric-based single passenger tokens and wearable technology at Singapore Changi Airport’s new Terminal 4, which is scheduled to open in 2017, according to a report by Future Travel Experience. The move comes a few months after CAG announced it will install facial recognition technology at Singapore’s Changi Airport’s new Terminal 4 to eliminate the need for security staff to manually identity passengers at various check points. “With the possibility of a

HYPR releases biometric tokenization SDK

HYPR announced via its blog that it is now offering general availability of the HYPR Biometric Tokenization Platform, a new end-to-end solution for next-generation security. Any organization can use HYPR’s biometric authentication SDK to seamlessly implement next-generation identity management in any application. The SDK supports all compatible biometric devices, such as mobile phones and tablets, as well as includes built-in support for various biometric authentication methods, including fingerprint scanning, facial recognition and voice recognition. The HYPR SDK includes mobile and

Most popular biometrics news reports for week ending May 2

Here’s a recap of most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Synaptics confirms fingerprint sensor in Samsung Galaxy S6, reports quarterly results – Synaptics CEO Richard Bergman confirmed that the company’s small area touch fingerprint sensor is embedded in the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Edge smartphones. Inside HYPR’s biometric token solution, FIDO certification – Biometric security firm HYPR is hoping to disrupt the authentication market with its cloud-based biometric token platform, which uses sensors and

Inside HYPR’s biometric token solution, FIDO certification

Biometric security firm HYPR is hoping to disrupt the authentication market with its cloud-based biometric token platform, which uses sensors and trusted execution zones in mobile devices to provide device-to-cloud security. The company’s three-factor authentication products meet the strict requirements to secure enterprise and government deployments. The open platform works by leveraging either a device’s existing biometric security or a tiny “bio-sticker” that HYPR developed in-house, which features a fingerprint reader. The system initially requests a challenge token from the