Credence ID acknowledged with new product innovation award

Frost & Sullivan have recognized Credence ID with its 2017 Global New Product Innovation Award for CredenceTAB, a 10-inch tablet that combines an eDocument reader, high-resolution camera, fingerprint scanner, machine readable zone (MRZ), and a smartcard reader in a single handheld device. CredenceTAB is a full-featured 10-inch mobile biometric and credential reading tablet, that enables rapid registration, verification and authentication of user identities from any location. It combines enrolment-capable biometrics with a complete e-document reading suite for electronic ID verification.

Biometrics in the developing world

With just over 12 years to go to meet UN Sustainable Development goal 16.9 of providing universal legal identity by 2030, technology purpose-built for the developing world is bringing the ambition within reach. The biometrics market for the developing world, however, is distinct from that of the developed world in some significant respects, and the developing world market will have to mature for the full benefit of these advanced technologies and good intentions to be achieved. With the recognition that

Credence ID adds sales and support resources; opens office in Mexico City

Citing organic growth in regional mobile identity projects and demand from global partners, Credence ID has increased its sales and support resources for the Caribbean and Latin America region and has opened an office in Mexico City. Jeremy James has joined Credence ID as Director of Channel and Business Development for the Caribbean and Latin America region. James has prior history of leading business initiatives in the biometrics industry and will focus his efforts on developing and supporting the company’s

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 BiometricUpdate.com 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

Credence ID launches product, partnership at ID4Africa

Credence ID last week announced the launch of its CredenceTAB product at the ID4Africa Forum held in Kigali. CredenceTAB is a full-featured 10-inch mobile biometric and credential reading tablet, that enables rapid registration, verification and authentication of user identities from any location. It combines enrolment-capable biometrics with a complete e-document reading suite for electronic ID verification. CredenceTAB enables police, border control and other authorities to confirm identities on the move, supports highly reliable citizen and voter registration and authentication, and

Biometrics industry insight, ID4Africa and behavioral analytics trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Industry insight Biometric Update had the opportunity recently to speak with MorphoTrust USA CEO Robert Eckel about the future of the biometrics industry as well as the role in which MorphoTrust expects to play in shaping the industry over the next five to ten years. MorphoTrust USA is a provider of large scale identity enrollment services, biometric technologies and secure ID/credentialing solutions.

Credence ID introduces full-featured mobile biometric and credential reading tablet

Credence ID has launched CredenceTAB, a full-featured 10 inch mobile biometric and credential reading tablet, that enables rapid registration, verification and authentication of user identities from any location. According to a statement by the company, the CredenceTAB lets police, border control and other authorities confirm identities on the move, supports highly reliable citizen and voter registration and authentication, and helps banks and other enterprises implement effective “know your customer” (KYC) procedures, using fingerprints and national identity documents such as eIDs

Vatebra and Credence ID expand student verification platform

Vatebra, a solution provider in West Africa, and Credence ID are expanding its student ID project into three new countries. Originally launched in Nigeria, the student verification platform eliminates the risk of imposter test-takers for important examinations and gives students fast and efficient ID confirmations when taking exams. According to a statement by the company, the expansion of this solution into Ghana, Gambia and Sierra Leone is a validation of the solution already providing benefit to the West African Examinations

Biometrics firms showcase identity solutions at ID4Africa

A number of biometrics firms are participating in the second edition of the ID4Africa forum which takes place in Kigali, Rwanda from May 24th to May 26th. ID4Africa is a multi-stakeholder movement that promotes the transparent and responsible adoption of digital identity in the service of development in Africa. Its aim is to share experience and establish real world best practices that set the correct expectations for what is involved in launching and sustaining successful identity programs. WCC will be

Invixium and Credence ID partner to enhance access control and time attendance deployments

Biometrics firms Invixium and Credence ID announced a partnership to dramatically improve access control and time & attendance solutions. According to a statement by the companies, the embedded software of IXM TOUCH has been ported to the CredenceOne handheld device allowing quick device setting changes and enrollments via an intuitive interface. This new integration allows for user record interoperability between the devices whereby a user enrolled on the IXM TOUCH stationary device can be authenticated on a CredenceOne mobile device