ImageWare announces support for HP Aruba customers

ImageWare Systems has announced that it has integrated its GoVerifyID product with the ClearPass Policy Manager from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard (HP) company. The integrated solution will provide ClearPass customers with a seamless option for enhanced network and application security on any mobile or computer platform. Aruba ClearPass is a multi-vendor wired and wireless network access security solution with multi-vendor integration capabilities. ClearPass is used to manage over 65 million endpoints worldwide. ImageWare Systems’ GoVerifyID is a mobile biometric user

Biometric data protection, fingerprint technology and payment solutions trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Fingerprint technology Gemalto, Fingerprint Cards, Precise Biometrics and STMicroelectronics have collaborated on an end-to-end security architecture for biometric fingerprint authentication in wearable and consumer electronics devices. The companies say that the solution will offer new opportunities to the consumer electronics market to implement secure authentication solutions based on FIDO Alliance’s specification. PayPal recently rolled out an update of its app to now

HP unveils new Windows 10 smartphone with fingerprint and iris recognition

HP unveiled at Mobile World Congress its new Elite x3 Windows 10 smartphone with fingerprint and iris recognition security features, according to a report by The Next Web. The Elite x3 features a 6-inch Quad HD (2,560 x 1,440 pixels) display, 2.15GHz quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB RAM, 64GB of on-board storage, support for microSD cards up to 2TB, and a 4,150mAh battery. Other key specs of the smartphone include a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera, 8-megapixel selfie snapper USB-C, and an

HP implementing surveillance technology for Auckland

New Zealand’s Auckland Transport announced it has commissioned Hewlett-Packard Development Company to implement and install a multi-million dollar surveillance system for the region, according to a report by Stuff.co.nz. The surveillance system will also have the ability to scan social media and news websites. Labelled a “visionary Big Data” project, Auckland Transport selected HP “to drive groundbreaking future cities initiative”. HP will collect data – including text, images, audio and real-time video — in Auckland using surveillance cameras and process

Accenture, Morpho and HP share European Commission contract for visa information and biometric matching

The European Commission Directorate General for Home Affairs has awarded a consortium of Accenture, Morpho and HP a contract to maintain the European Visa Information System. The contract is for three years with a possible one-year extension, with a maximum value of US$93 million. This project is to support the exchange of visa data across border management authorities by ensuring the processing capacity of the system as well as the availability of high level of search and matching capabilities required