Ideco to release identity-as-a-service and national user ID mobile app

South African biometrics firm Ideco will soon introduce its new Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) and national user ID (nuID) mobile app ecosystem for fraud-proof trusted identity verification, which it will confirm people’s identities using a digital certificate of authenticity, according to a report by fin24tech. The mobile application is designed to give users more control over protecting their identities. “The app enables the general public to take control of identity,” said Ideco CEO Marius Coetzee. “When your identity is needed for an

Biometrics Institute names Ideco director as head of Technology Innovation Expert Group

The Biometrics Institute has named Ideco Biometric Security Solutions director Francois Vermeulen as the new head of the organization’s Technology Innovation Expert Group (TIEG). The group focuses on providing accurate and unbiased technical information, training and education to the organization’s board and members. TIEG is currently developing a best practice guide to designed to help the market with the responsible use, selection and implementation of biometrics systems. “The Biometrics Institute is playing a key role with regards to responsible use

Ideco rolls out BIMS solution in South Africa

Ideco has rolled out its new all-in-one mobile biometrics unit in South Africa. The Biometric Identity Management System (BIMS) enables biometric identification across a range of modalities, from fingerprint through to iris scanning. According to a statement by the company, BIMS is highly mobile, readily configurable and can be rolled out rapidly in any environment requiring agile identification and processing of crowds. It is capable of six biometric modalities and delivers a full range of connectivity options including Bluetooth, WiFi,

Ideco to demo its new all-in-one mobile biometrics unit at Securex

Ideco will be showcasing its new all-in-one mobile biometrics unit later this month at Securex, a security and fire trade exhibition in Africa. The solution was recently launched at the connect:ID 2016 conference and expo in Washington, D.C. The company’s Biometric Identity Management System (BIMS) enables biometric identification across a range of modalities as well as being highly mobile and readily configurable. It can be rolled out rapidly in any environment requiring agile identification and processing of crowds. According to

Ideco launching all-in-one mobile biometrics console at connect:ID 2016

South African biometrics experts Ideco are launching its all-in-one mobile biometrics unit, dubbed BIMS or Biometric Identity Management System, next week at connect:ID 2016 in Washington, D.C. According to a company statement, the unit and its supporting system were designed and built in South Africa at a cost of over R20 million ($1.3M USD) in R&D and two and a half years of man hours by a team of software and firmware developers and engineers. The BIMS device is the

Biometrics solutions provider Ideco releases access management app

Ideco announced it has launched an app in cooperation with its Electronic Visitor Identity Management (EVIM) solution that simplifies visitor access management. EVIM is a mobile data capture and fingerprint scanning device that offers improved security with a digital visitor register by capturing, registering and verifying all data in real time with the National Centre of Certified Identities (NCCI). “This is a fantastic opportunity for gated communities and organisations to implement visitor management within their existing access control systems,” said

Ideco to discuss biometrics at Fujitsu World Tour event

Ideco Biometric Security Solutions will be presenting ‘Biometrics: Creating certainty through identity’ at the Fujitsu World Tour, which is expected to be attended by more than 10,000 information and communication technology (ICT) experts from across the globe. The Fujitsu World Tour allows partners like Ideco to demonstrate how their technologies and solutions can drive business growth and achieve success. Held at The Forum (The Campus) on September 9, the event will cover various ICT topics in collaboration with Fujitsu partners.

Morpho works with Ideco to expand presence in African biometric markets

Morpho (Safran) said it is planning to aggressively capture untapped markets in Africa. The company recently showcased MorphoWave in South Africa, the market’s first biometric access solution featuring high-speed touchless fingerprint matching. To expand its presence in South Africa, Morpho has been working with local partner Ideco, which is considered Africa’s leader in the design, distribution and integration of biometric solutions. “Not only do our strategies complement each other, but Ideco really understands the African markets,” said Guillaume Lefevre, Morpho