TradeHarbor voice biometrics platform to be introduced at health care technology symposium

ChartaCloud Technologies LLC announced that the agenda for its 2015 Home Health Care Technologies Symposium will now feature biometric voice signatures. The 2015 Home Health Care Technologies Symposium is held March 26 from 10:00 am – 4 p.m. at The One Hundred Club in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. ChartaCloud will feature TradeHarbor Inc.’s Voice Signature ServiceSM, which uses voice biometrics in a highly secure e-sign and authentication system to ‘digitally sign’ documents and HIPAA release forms with the human voice. The

MedImpact, Nok Nok Labs to provide FIDO biometric authentication for physician access portal

Pharmacy benefit manager MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc. will use Nok Nok Labs technology to provide FIDO fingerprint authentication for its physician access portal. With this partnership, MedImpact becomes the first company to use FIDO authentication to protect patient privacy in the healthcare industry. The physician access portal provides healthcare providers with a fast, secure and convenient solution to view a patient’s complete prescription history. MedImpact will expand FIDO authentication to all its web applications available to its client health insurance

Frost & Sullivan hosts webinar that addresses the future of biometrics

Frost & Sullivan will host a free webinar titled, “The Future of Biometrics” on March 17 at 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST. The webinar will address the potential of the biometric market and its impact on current businesses. Individuals who attend the webinar will learn how biometrics can effectively increase convergence and growth in other markets. The webinar will cover a number of key topics, including the impact the biometric market will have on the retail, finance and healthcare

Market for healthcare biometrics to reach $5 billion by 2020

In a white paper issued this week, Biometrics Research Group, Inc., the parent company of BiometricUpdate.com, estimates that the entire global marketplace for biometric solutions in the healthcare market will reach approximately US$5 billion by 2020. The new report, entitled “Biometrics in Healthcare” examines how biometric technology is applied to the healthcare industry, mainly in the United States. The research expects that biometric use will reflect the growing demand for healthcare fraud prevention, along with the need to improve patient

Special Report: Biometrics in Healthcare

This report examines how biometric technology is applied to the healthcare industry, mainly in the United States. This report notes that “healthcare biometrics” is utilized for access control, identification, workforce management or patient record storage. Biometrics in healthcare often takes two forms: providing access control to resources and patient identification solutions. The growing demand for biometrics solutions is mainly driven by the need to combat fraud, along with the imperative to improve patient privacy along with healthcare safety. Biometrics are

Apple seeking anthropometry engineer/researcher to support push into health, fitness and biometrics

Apple recently posted a job listing for a “Human Factors Anthropometry Engineer/Researcher,” a position that is likely to support the tech giant’s recent push into health, fitness, and biometrics, according to a report by AppleInsider. As the study of body measurements and its proportions, Anthropometry spans a wide range of areas including body dimensions, weight, ergonomics, comfort and posture. In the past couple of years, Apple has made considerable developments in the fields of health, fitness, and biometrics, led in

Mobile biometrics devices and software revenue to hit $3.5b by 2024: Tractica

Tractica has published a new report titled “Biometrics for Mobile Devices”, which forecasts the worldwide mobile biometrics market will grow from $249 million in 2015 to reach $3.5 billion by 2024. The report analyzes the market trends and technology issues relating to biometrics for mobile devices, as well as provides 10-year forecasts for mobile biometric hardware and software during the period from 2015 through 2024. In the report, Tractica principal analyst Bob Lockhart forecasts that the cumulative revenue for the

NHL using X2 Biosystems’ concussion evaluation and management software

Integrated biometric solutions firm X2 Biosystems announced it partnered with the National Hockey League to enable all 30 NHL teams to use X2’s Integrated Concussion Evaluation software application during the current 2014-15 season. X2 ICE is a cloud-based concussion examination and data management system that integrates both baseline and post-injury player assessments to evaluate players at the rink or in clinical office settings. The biometric software also includes iOS and Windows tablet applications for touch screen data input and retrieval.

Integrated Biometrics unveils new FBI-compliant fingerprint scanner

Integrated Biometrics has unveiled Columbo Desktop FAP PIV 30 Scanner, a new fingerprint scanner designed for the military, law enforcement, airport/border security, finance and health care. With sales already underway, Integrated Biometrics’ Columbo Desktop FAP PIV 30 Scanner features a minimal size and weight that makes it ideal for mobile applications. The scanner includes a full featured SDK for effective integration into applications requiring high quality fingerprint images in indirect or direct sunlight, and is durable enough to withstand tough

SpeechPro named voice biometrics leader by Opus Research

Last week, SpeechPro was named an industry leader in voice biometrics, in a report published by Opus Research in Speech Technology Magazine. “SpeechPro has invested heavily in research and development with over 150 specialists, including 30 PhDs, collaborating to create our cutting edge products,” said Alexey Khitrov, President of SpeechPro. “This recognition is an honor and confirmation that our focus on R&D has been a worthwhile endeavor in the innovation-driven world of voice biometrics.” The Opus Research report, entitled “Voice