Acuity Market Intelligence publishes biometrics in the cloud report

Acuity Market Intelligence has published a new whitepaper, “Taming the Authentication Beast: Simplifying and Enhancing the Customer Journey with Biometrics in the Cloud”, which makes a case for the use of cloud biometrics. The whitepaper emphasizes that financial service organizations looking to experience the benefits of the digital revolution to improve security, reduce friction, lower costs, and attract the most desirable customers, will adopt biometric authentication in the cloud as the basis for improving and securing the customer experience. In

Fujitsu to offer FIDO-compliant online biometric authentication service

Fujitsu will begin offering a new FIDO-compliant online biometric authentication service, which will initially roll out in Japan in early April 2017. Online Biometric Authentication Service provides online services with all the servers and software needed to implement FIDO-compliant services that support the development of cloud environments. The service also includes software development kits and development support for integrating FIDO into client-side applications. Using this service, customers can develop secure online personal authentication systems that do not require passwords for

ImageWare recognized by CIOReview for its multi-modal biometrics solution

ImageWare Systems has been recognized as one of the 20 Most Promising CA Technology Solution Providers 2016 by CIOReview. ImageWare’s GoVerifyID is integrated with CA Technology’s CA Single Sign-On (SSO) product and offers a secure, scalable, and flexible, end-to-end, enterprise-ready, mobile biometric user authentication solution that lets customers log in by taking a selfie, speaking a passphrase, or swiping a finger on their mobile devices. For the enterprise, GoVerifyID is an ultra-scalable, multi-modal Software as a Service solution that is

RightPatient contributes biometric patient identification software to pediatric cancer centers

In an effort to strengthen patient safety by ensuring that patients are accurately identified prior to radiation or chemotherapy treatment, RightPatient has launched an initiative to donate its cloud-based biometric patient identification software to pediatric cancer centers across the United States. According to a statement by the company, RightPatient is a cloud-based biometric identification platform developed to recognize patients from any encounter end point. When used with photo biometrics, patients are accurately identified following a simple, intuitive, and hygienic photo

Allevate releases SaaS face recognition service on UK digital marketplace

Allevate is now offering MXSERVER on the UK Crown Commercial Service’s Digital Marketplace G-Cloud 8 Framework. Allevate’s SaaS G-Cloud offering is enabled by Sungard Availability Services, which provides a secure managed cloud IaaS and PaaS platform, with official classification for UK government service provision. Developed by Tygart Technology, MXSERVER uses face recognition technology to process large amounts of textual, video and photo collections rapidly – automatically discovering, grouping and extracting segments depicting people. The solution searches media archives to locate

BluStor’s CyberGate uses biometrics to guard Personal Mobile Cloud

The same improvements made in chip and battery technology over the past few years that have driven the mobile explosion have also enabled BluStor’s solution to the security problems created by the connected, mobile world. By focussing on the individual, the CyberGate secures the most vulnerable point in any transaction with biometric identification, device control, and data storage on a familiar form factor that fits in your wallet. BluStor is the latest project from Seagate and Conner Peripherals founder Finis

Police body cams to add facial recognition capabilities in the future

Axon, a business unit of Taser International, said it expects to roll out body cam models with facial recognition capabilities in the future, according to a report by Popular Science. The disturbing frequency of police killing — such as the July 6 death of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota — has led police forces across the country to outfit officers with body cameras as a preventative measure aimed at curbing abuse of power and legal action. Taser said it

RunMyProcess to integrate ImageWare biometric authentication platform

ImageWare Systems and RunMyProcess, a cloud platform subsidiary of Fujitsu, have partnered to integrate ImageWare’s GoVerifyID for solutions developed on the RunMyProcess platform. The RunMyProcess cloud platform allows users to rapidly and securely develop applications that connect enterprise systems and processes to the people, clouds and devices of the digital world. Through these digital connections, RunMyProcess enables enterprises to safely transition to new digital business models that simplify work for their customers and employees. ImageWare’s GoVerifyID is an enterprise-ready, turnkey

ImageWare Systems licenses mobile biometric verification solution to Telos

ImageWare Systems has licensed its mobile biometric authentication service GoVerifyID — which is offered on Amazon Web Services (AWS) on-demand cloud platform — to continuous security solutions provider Telos Corporation for use with HPE Aruba ClearPass. Telos is a leading ClearPass reseller to both the U.S. federal government and commercial organizations. Recently, ImageWare and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) teamed up to integrate GoVerifyID with ClearPass, a network access management solution that manages over 65 million end-points. The integrated product is

BioCatch integrates additional Microsoft Azure capabilities into its behavioral biometrics technology

BioCatch has integrated additional Microsoft Azure capabilities into its behavioral biometrics technology, which further improves its ability to detect and combat financial fraud at global banks and ecommerce sites. Currently, the behavioral authentication and malware detection firm monitors over one billion transactions per month across a range of use-cases, including account takeover, high-risk transaction, same-day payments and new account fraud. To accomplish this, BioCatch leverages Azure to help power its full range of behavioral biometric-based capabilities. “Microsoft Azure has given