Fujitsu featuring breakthroughs in biometric customer authentication at NRF 2018

Fujitsu Frontech North America will feature its latest breakthroughs in PalmSecure biometrics and washable/wearable RFID at next week’s NRF 2018 show in New York City. Fujitsu will be demonstrating the F-Pro palm vein biometric sensor and the Fujitsu STYLISTIC V535 ruggedized tablet with embedded F-Pro sensor for authentication in a fixed or mobile retail environment. The F-Pro features the latest and smallest palm vein biometric sensor to date based on PalmSecure technology. “Fujitsu is extremely excited about the release of

KbPort integrating PalmSecure F-Pro biometric sensors to enhance security for medical training

KbPort LLC will become a value-added reseller of Fujitsu PalmSecure F-Pro biometrics technology. The Pennsylvania-based medical training and teaching community leader will be combining Fujitsu’s PalmSecure F-Pro technology with other biometric technologies to provide students with highly secure two-factor authentication for login to training tools. “Using Fujitsu’s PalmSecure F-Pro biometrics technology ensures that we are protecting the student’s information by using the most advanced tools available to follow the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) guidelines,” explained Chuck Miller,

Fujitsu launches biometric service portfolio in Canada, Mexico, Caribbean

Fujitsu has announced the extension of its biometric security solutions portfolio, including its Biometrics-as-a-Service offering, to Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The Fujitsu PalmSecure family of products, its SAMURAI platform, and RoboSOC (SOC in a box) solution, along with consulting, systems integration, Security Operations Centers (SOC) and other managed security services are now available throughout the Americas. Fujitsu America Head of Security for the Americas, Jason Bradlee, said biometric security solutions are attracting interest from every kind of organization following

ImageWare releases new versions of GoVerifyID product line

ImageWare recently announced the availability of major enhancements to its GoVerifyID mobile app, GoMobile Interactive cloud platform, and GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite products. The mobile and cloud-based identity management solutions developer has extended the authentication methods that are available in the GoVerifyID mobile app and GoMobile Interactive cloud service to include palm image recognition using the latest FUJITSU matching algorithm as an authentication option along with face, voice, and fingerprint recognition. ImageWare also now offers an optional 6-digit secret PIN as

Biometrics industry stocks this week

As the biometrics industry continues to grow, Biometric Update is bringing a new focus to the stories around the stocks in the sector. Check in with this space each week for a rundown of the financial news and interesting ideas from the week that was. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite set new record highs this week. The advances have, as usual, been propelled by tech stocks. Investors continue to bet that companies like

Sensory, Fujitsu partner to help clients adopt face biometrics within their mobile apps

Sensory and Fujitsu will be working together to assist banks, financial institutions, retail and enterprises adopt face biometrics within their mobile apps. “We pride ourselves on working with industry leaders like Sensory to offer our customers access to the best biometrics authentication technologies available,” said Michihiko Ejiri, Vice President of Front Digital Service Business Div. at Fujitsu. “Working with Sensory has allowed us to help our customers around the world improve the user experience provided by their apps by integrating

Fujitsu predicts shared car industry, AV to drive biometrics integration in vehicles

Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) will soon enable fingerprints and iris scans to replace keys for unlocking and driving cars, according to Fujitsu America. The majority of shared cars is use will have utilization rates over 50 percent by 2030, according to research recently released by the company. That represents a major increase over 5 percent utilization rates for shared cars today, and will drive MaaS adoption, the company says. Frost & Sullivan research indicates that more than 20 million cars could be

Fujitsu selects NEXT Biometrics fingerprint sensors for notebooks and tablets

Fujitsu Client Computing Limited has implemented NEXT Biometrics fingerprint sensors in consumer and commercial notebook and tablet products. NEXT has delivered the initial volumes and expects the volumes to increase over the coming months. “Fujitsu’s extensive testing regime has yet again confirmed the fundamental importance of sensor size,” remarked Ritu Favre, CEO of NEXT Biometrics. “Suppliers targeting to offer security and convenience for close to 100% of a population simply cannot compromise on size.” “After extensive testing of a range

Fujitsu releases F-Pro Suite of products based on PalmSecure

Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. released the F-Pro Suite, a line of products that includes the new PalmSecure-based F-Pro biometric sensor which is now 50 percent smaller than Fujitsu’s earlier palm vein sensors. The F-Pro suite of products also comprises of the F-Pro Standard with integrated hand guide, and the F-Pro Mouse for general user authentication applications such as enterprise wide access control and single sign-on applications. In addition, the F-Pro suite offers improved environmental tolerance, supporting a wider range

Fujitsu launches scalable cloud-based biometrics as a service offering

Fujitsu America has launched a cloud-based Biometrics-as-a-Service (BIOaaS) solution which enables organizations to address increasingly complex data security risks. This offering demonstrates Fujitsu’s capability to secure financial, commercial and customer environments through integration with the company’s recently established Intelligent Security Operations Center (iSOC) in Dallas, providing real time security alerts in a seamless manner. The cloud-based identity platform reduces costs and allows customers to select and combine biometric modalities to develop the best use case for their particular organization and