Precise Biometrics expands licensing agreement with Crossmatch

Precise Biometrics has expanded its licensing agreement for Precise BioLive anti-spoof technology with Crossmatch. The previous license agreement with Crossmatch, which was transferred to Precise Biometrics as part of the acquisition of NexID Biometrics in February 2017, covered anti-spoof technology for 4-finger scanners. This agreement enables Crossmatch to continuously enhance the security of its single fingerprint scanners through liveness detection and gives Precise Biometrics annual revenues for the right to use the company’s algorithm solution and for support. The agreement

Crossmatch executive shares market trends and company strategy

Crossmatch announced the addition of typing behaviour as a passive behavioural biometric authentication layer for its DigitalPersona composite authentication solution this week. This follows a series of announcements throughout 2017 about new partnerships, new products, and contract wins that have kept the company in the headlines. John Hinmon, VP Global Marketing at Crossmatch addressed trends in the biometrics industry, Crossmatch’s continuing growth, and new developments for the company, including the BehavioSec partnership, in an exclusive email discussion with Biometric Update.

Crossmatch adds BehavioSec behavioural biometrics to DigitalPersona enterprise security application

Crossmatch has partnered with BehavioSec to integrate behavioural biometrics into its DigitalPersona 2.3 composite authentication solution, the companies announced Monday. BehavioSec’s keyboard capture product is incorporated as an extra authentication layer in DigitalPersona 2.3, in addition to the one-time passwords, PIN, contact or contactless cards and fingerprints which were already available as authentication factors for customizable solutions based on the organization’s preference. “We selected BehavioSec’s platform because they are singularly focused on behavioral biometrics and have well-established and proven technology

Crossmatch, Oxford Computer Group to offer biometric identity solutions to Microsoft customers

Crossmatch and Oxford Computer Group have partnered to offer biometric identity solutions to Microsoft customers. Under the agreement terms, Oxford Computer Group will become an authorized reseller offering Crossmatch’s DigitalPersona Composite Authentication software and support, as well as single finger readers to Microsoft customers. The partnership is expected to be a significant component of the defense against cybersecurity threats, particularly in light of the rise in global breaches. “The ‘breach-a-week’ global business culture is in desperate need of solutions that

Crossmatch, FlexEnable and ISORG team selected as a finalist in IARPA fingerprint challenge

A multinational team comprised of Crossmatch, French firm ISORG and the UK-based FlexEnable was selected as a finalist in the Nail-to-Nail Fingerprint Challenge sponsored by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA). The three companies partnered to develop a proof-of-concept automated capture technology that eliminates the need for human operators to physically engage with the subject and roll the fingerprints, which is the current method conducted by trained law enforcement personnel. With this current capture method, there is a risk

Crossmatch settles patent infringement lawsuit against Integrated Biometrics

Crossmatch has agreed to settle a complaint filed in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware in May 2017 against Integrated Biometrics, LLC related to alleged infringement of Crossmatch patents 9,280,695; 7,203,344; 7,277,562 and 6,483,932. Crossmatch will grant a royalty-bearing license payable by Integrated Biometrics based on its past and future sales. According to the settlement agreement, the parties are requesting that the District Court dismiss with prejudice all claims brought by Crossmatch against Integrated Biometrics.

Biometrics Research Group releases report on policing

Biometrics in policing will constitute half of the industry’s market share by the end of this decade, according to a new Biometrics in Law Enforcement (PDF) report published by the Biometrics Research Group Inc., the publisher of BiometricUpdate.com. Biometrics Research Group Inc. projects that the total global biometrics market will grow to US$35.5 billion by 2020 from its 2015 value of US$15 billion. The research vendor approximates that more than half of this 2020 spending, equaling US$18 billion, will be

Special Report: Biometrics in Law Enforcement

This white paper by Biometrics Research Group, Inc. provides an overview of the law enforcement biometrics market (PDF). click to download the report (PDF) Law enforcement biometrics refers to applications of biometric systems which aids policing. Biometrics Research Group Inc. projects that the global law enforcement biometrics market will grow to US$18 billion by 2020 from its 2015 value of US$7.5 billion. The law enforcement market includes the use of biometrics to identify or verify the identity of individuals who

Computer-Rx implements Crossmatch biometric ID technology

Crossmatch announced that pharmacy management solutions firm Computer-Rx has implemented its biometric identity management technology. Prior to selecting Crossmatch, Computer-Rx considered many competing technologies to replace usernames and passwords, including badge ID-scanning technologies. However, Computer-Rx chose Crossmatch fingerprint biometrics and its customizable DigitalPersona U.are.U SDK software for its attractive value proposition that includes a high level of security, improved operational efficiencies and convenient access to Computer-Rx pharmacy management solutions. “We wanted to provide our users with a convenient and secure

Crossmatch palm scanner selected for UK Home Office’s FABrIC program

Northrop Grumman, a security firm and a technology integrator for the UK Home Office, will upgrade the current criminal booking solution for the department’s Forensic and Biometric Interim Capability program (FABrIC) with the Crossmatch L Scan 1000 palm scanner. By December, more than 375 enrollment and capture stations across the UK will be upgraded incorporating Crossmatch Livescan devices, which allow for high-quality capture of fingerprint and palm print images. In 2000, Northrop Grumman replaced the ink-and-paper method of capturing fingerprints