TIEMPO SECURE, id3 partner on ready-to-use biometric-enabled chips for smartcard vendors

TIEMPO SECURE and id3 Technologies have set up a partnership allowing TIEMPO SECURE to deliver its TESIC-SC chips with already installed biometric match-on-card routines for smartcard application developers. Id3 biometric on-card comparison technology provides security and privacy for the end-user by removing the need for databases. The confidentiality of the biometric data is guaranteed by integrating both the storage and matching subsystems into the secure integrated circuit chip that can contain data corresponding to ten fingers and one face. According

Biometrics and border management, voice, fingerprint and facial recognition trending this week

Here is a recap of the most popular biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Border management The International Biometrics + Identity Association (IBIA) released a new white paper titled “Closing the Loop: Completing Biometric U.S. Entry-Exit” that outlines the growing need for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to partner with the biometrics industry and fulfil its longstanding mandate for biometric exit. The paper discusses arguments against biometric exit and shows how common assumptions about costs

id3 fingerprint on-card comparison technology achieves NIST MINEX III compliance

id3 Technologies announced that its fingerprint on-card comparison technology has achieved the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) MINEX III compliance. The Minutiae Interoperability Exchange (MINEX) III is a continuing test set up by NIST, to establish compliance of fingerprint template generators and template matchers for the U.S. Government’s Personal Identity Verification (PIV) program. The company’s latest algorithm meets high performance and interoperability requirements while remaining very fast and needing very low working memory. This new version also introduces

id3 Technologies implements biometric identification system for Colombian notaries

The Colombian Board of Public Notaries (UCNC) has successfully completed the final phase to initiate the country’s biometric identification and online authentication project. The UCNC first approached id3 Technologies in 2012 to implement a biometric identification system for all Colombian citizens using its services in an effort to curb identity theft and fraudulent activity. The partnership among the National Civil Registry, the UCNC, Certicamara and id3 Technologies will enable full access to the country’s official biographical and biometric database to