Fingerprint Cards acquires Delta ID for $106M

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has acquired iris recognition firm Delta ID for US$106 million (approximately 938 MSEK) in combined cash and debt, expanding its fingerprint business and technology with a line of iris biometric security solutions. The acquisition is expected to close during the spring, subject to regulatory approvals. Delta ID develops and delivers a range of iris recognition solutions, including its ActiveIRIS iris recognition system for mobile phones, PCs, tablets and vehicles. ActiveIRIS system includes a cloud based solution and

Delta ID brings its iris scanning technology for driver authentication to CES

Delta ID has collaborated with Gentex to develop an iris-based in-car biometrics system that authenticates the driver and delivers customized security and convenience features. This week at CES, the companies are demonstrating a Gentex rearview mirror integrated with Delta ID’s Active IRIS technology. The mirror-integrated biometric system identifies the driver upon vehicle entry, and, if properly authorized, starts the vehicle and personalizes their setup configurations by automatically adjusting mirrors, steering wheel, seat, music favorites, GPS locations, and other options. “We

Fujitsu’s latest smartphone using Delta ID iris recognition technology

Delta ID announced its ActiveIRIS 3.0 technology is powering the iris scanner of Fujitsu’s latest smartphone, the arrows NX F-01J launched by NTT DOCOMO, INC in Japan. The arrows NX F-01J marks the third Fujitsu smartphone to feature iris scanning technology, following last year’s release of the arrows NX F-04G and F-02H. Delta ID’s patent-pending ActiveIRIS iris recognition technology enables users to simply look at their device to unlock it, make a payment or login into an application or service.

Delta ID recognized in the Red Herring Top 100 for North America

Iris recognition company Delta ID recently announced that it has been selected as a Red Herring Top 100 North America winner for 2016. Delta ID’s patented ActiveIRIS technology makes the iris in eyes a unique and secret “password” allowing users to just look at their device to unlock it, make payments and log into applications. The technology combines an advanced software algorithm with simple, inexpensive, easy to integrate hardware to make iris recognition fast and reliable in conditions and scenarios

Iris recognition technology from Delta ID in new Fujitsu smartphone

Delta ID announced that Fujitsu has implemented its ActiveIRIS technology to power the iris recognition feature of its new smartphone, ARROWS NX F-02H. Launched by NTT DOCOMO, INC in Japan, the ARROWS NX F-02H is the second smartphone released by Fujitsu that features iris recognition technology. The company previously introduced Delta ID’s iris recognition technology in ARROWS NX F-04G in May, making it the world’s first smartphone to offer this capability. Delta ID’s patent-pending ActiveIRIS iris recognition technology enables users

NTT DOCOMO, Fujitsu smartphone powered by Delta ID iris recognition

Delta ID Inc. announced its ActiveIRIS technology powers the iris recognition system of the ARROWS NX F-04G launched by NTT DOCOMO, INC. in Japan. Developed by Fujitsu Limited, the ARROWS NX F-04G is the world’s first smartphone with iris recognition technology. Delta ID’s patent-pending ActiveIRIS technology enables users to unlock the smartphone, authenticate mobile payments, and access a range of online services by simply looking into the smartphone’s camera. The ActiveIRIS technology combines advanced software algorithm with inexpensive, easy to

Fujitsu demonstrates iris scanner prototype that unlocks smartphones

Fujitsu demonstrated at Mobile World Congress this week a new smartphone with a built-in iris scanner that can authenticate users in less than a second, according to a report by Computer World. The iris scanner prototype, which Fujitsu said is the first of its kind for a smartphone, unlocks a phone by analyzing the unique patterns of the individual’s iris. The prototype weighs less than 1 gram and is grafted onto a regular smartphone. Fujitsu was able to manufacture a

Top biometrics news stories, week ending September 7

Here’s a recap of most popular and noteworthy biometrics industry news that appeared on this past week. Biometrics Week in Review: iCloud hack, Delta ID raises $5M, Mastercard branded biometric ID card, mobile app guidelines, Synaptics, Huawei Alipay parnership, ImageWare, Qualcomm patent application, interview with LifeBEAM CTO and a guest post by Steve Cook. Biometrics could prevent ‘celeb porn’ hacking incidents – By combining Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint reader technology with a passcode for iCloud access, users should be

Delta ID raises $5M from Intel Capital to advance iris recognition technology

Iris recognition company Delta ID announced it has closed a $5 million Series A financing led by Intel Capital and a few strategic investors, bringing Delta ID’s total capital raised to date to $6.1 million. The financing, led by Intel Capital director Arun Chetty, will help Delta ID meet the rising demand for its iris recognition products from some of the most high-profile device manufacturers in the world. Backed by its patent-pending ActiveIRIS technology, Delta ID provides convenient, fast and