OT-Morpho exec joins IBIA Board of Directors

Bob Eckel of OT-Morpho will join the International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) Board of Directors. As President, North America, OT-Morpho, Eckel leads the Biometric, Secure Credentialing and Enrollment Services business for OT Morpho. He is also a long-time member of the biometrics and identity solutions community and brings a wealth of experience and strategic insight to the IBIA board. “Bob Eckel … brings a deep understanding of the importance of identification in a globally connected world, not only as

The future of biometrics: Q&A with MorphoTrust USA CEO Robert Eckel

The biometrics industry continues to grow at a significant rate. A recent research report by Credence Research forecasted that the biometrics technology market will reach $34.5 billion by 2022. Credence analysts attributes this explosive growth to the increasing adoption in both public and private sector, as governments around the world are increasingly adopting biometric technologies for access authorization, identification and verification, e-passport management and national border control projects. As a provider of large scale identity enrollment services, biometric technologies and

MorphoTrust UES and ABIS platforms get SAFETY Act certification

Identity services and solutions provider MorphoTrust USA (Safran), has achieved SAFETY Act certification on its Universal Enrollment Services (UES) and Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) platforms. According to the DHS website, the SAFETY Act provides important legal liability protections for providers of Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technologies – whether they are products or services. The goal of the SAFETY Act is to encourage the development and deployment of effective anti-terrorism products and services by providing liability protections. According to a statement by