OT-Morpho unveils ultra-compact fingerprint capture product

OT-Morpho has released MorphoTop Slim, its new ultra-compact fingerprint capture product that is six times smaller than current products, facilitating its integration into mobile solutions or existing structures. MorphoTop Slim is certified FBI IQS Appendix F and was officially launched last week at the Federal Identity Forum and Expo 2017 (Fed ID), in Washington, DC. Based on the TFT (Thin-Film Transistor) technology, this ultra-thin terminal allows the capture of 10 fingers flat or rolled. According to a company statement, capture

Integrated Biometrics Five-O scanner sales start strong

Integrated Biometrics has received orders for more than 2,000 units of its Five-O mobile fingerprint scanner in the first month of its general availability, the company announced Tuesday. Initially unveiled in late April, the Five-O is an FBI certified FAP50 10-finger scanner which has a rugged design and is small enough to fit in a shirt pocket. Integrated Biometrics said in the announcement that it considers the sales an enthusiastic market validation, considering new product success in the market is

Samsung’s under-the-screen fingerprint sensor may cause brightness issues

Samsung may be experiencing problems related to the integration of optical fingerprint readers into mobile display panels in that they tend to cause brightness imbalance issues, according to an Android Headlines report citing an industry insider. The rumor comes a couple months after sources from Samsung and industry insiders acknowledged that Samsung’s facial recognition is not ready for mobile payments. The concept render provided by the source reveals that Samsung may have run into challenges in balancing the brightness of

Suprema bringing ‘world’s slimmest’ fingerprint authentication scanner to TRUSTECH 2016

Biometrics and ID solutions company Suprema announced today that it will unveil what it calls the “world’s slimmest” fingerprint authentication scanner at TRUSTECH 2016 later this month. Along with its world’s slimmest (16mm), high definition optical sensor, the new BioMini Slim 2 features Suprema’s proprietary Multi-dynamic Range(MDR) technology, FBI PIV/FIPS 201/Mobile ID FAP20 compliance and Android device support. According to a company statement, the all new BioMini Slim 2 has been engineered from Suprema’s 2nd generation optical structure and device

Immigration and Customs Enforcement app collects biometric ID in the field

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has developed an app that enables all 12,000 ICE officers to collect biometric data in the field, according to a report by GCN. Eagle Directed Identification Environment (EDDIE) is designed to be used with ICE officers’ agency-issued Apple iPhone and a pocket-size Bluetooth-connected fingerprint scanner. After the user-friendly app authorizes the officer using it, the officer can then take a photo of the subject while the phone’s Global Positioning System collects location data. After

Jenetric presents custom tenprint scanner for mobile fingerprinting at GIS

Jenetric has simplified the mobile registration of individuals with its new LIVETOUCH quattro Compact, introduced at the Global Identity Summit in Florida. LIVETOUCH quattro Compact is a small tenprint scanner that can be integrated into portable or mobile devices. “We reduced the size, weight and energy consump-tion, and provide our customers with a tailor-made fingerprint scanner for portable identification kits and mobile devices“, says Roberto Wolfer, one of the founders and CEOs of Jenetric. With the LIVETOUCH quattro Compact, the

Disney theme parks now fingerprint scanning children ages 3 and older

In an effort to prevent ticket fraud, Disney is now scanning the fingerprints of all individuals ages three and older before they enter their theme parks and water parks, according to a report by Fortune. The new policy expands on Disney’s existing finger-scanning program, Ticket Tag, which previously scanned all individuals 10 and over before allowing them to enter their parks. The new policy, which began in August, is intended to dissuade people from sharing tickets, according to an individual

JENETRIC reports strong global demand for its biometric device

After only 18 months in development, JENETRIC reports that series production for its LIVETOUCH quattro ID-flat scanner has begun. In a statement, the German biometrics firm said that the LIVETOUCH quattro features completely new technology and that market demand is high. “With LIVETOUCH quattro we want to set new standards in identifying people by their fingerprints” says Roberto Wolfer, one of the founders and CEOs of JENETRIC. “Nevertheless, we were surprised by the large number of inquiries after we launched

JENETRIC recognized for its fingerprint technology

German biometrics company JENETRIC announced today that it took first place at the 12th IQ Innovation Award Central Germany in the category of information technology for its LIVETOUCH quattro FBI certified fingerprint scanner. 100 branch experts from industry and academia reviewed 61 submitted innovations in a multistage jury process. “During development we especially had the people in mind, who will use the product. Thanks to the unique user guidance of our ‘LIVETOUCH quattro’ people will be more confident and successful

Morocco selects biometric border control solution by Veridos

The General Directorate for National Security (DGSN) for the Kingdom of Morocco has selected Veridos to design and implement a national border control system for all ports of entry, including the entire IT infrastructure necessary for the project. Veridos will provide stationary equipment for fixed border posts and mobile systems for border control at land, sea and airports. The solution is based on the Veridos verification platform VeriGO, which enables the integration of pre-existing infrastructures and databases. Passports and travel