DERMALOG demonstrating biometric products at the Hannover CeBIT Exhibition

DERMALOG Identification Systems GmbH announced it is demonstrating its line of biometric identification products at this week’s CeBIT exhibition in Hanover, Germany. Among the products DERMALOG is demonstrating is its new BiometricGate, the first fully automated electronic gate that uses 3D sensor high-resolution camera technology combined with a precisely defined field of view. The system’s advanced camera ensures that only one individual is able to pass through the BiometricGate at a time. The facial recognition technology scans biometric face data,

3rd Identities at the Borders and Future of Travel Europe Seminar

April 21-22, 2015 Schiphol Airport, the Netherlands The event will focus on the Future of Travel (Registered Traveller Programmes) and Automated Border Control. As with the the previous seminar, the event will be interactive with a focus on discussion facilitated by the Biometrics Institute. It will bring together border agencies, biometric suppliers and the aviation industry. Over 75 delegates attended the previous seminar including: Copenhagen Airports, ACI Europe, Federal Police Belgium, Belgian Federal Police, Bundespolizei (BPOL) German Federal Police, Royal

Integrated Biometrics executive discusses new certified fingerprint technology

Integrated Biometrics announced that its business development executive and strategic advisor Tom Buss recently discussed public safety and military multibiometric identification tools at the Advanced Biometrics Emerging Trends and Future Applications Conference in Washington, D.C. The industry veteran shared his insights on new certified fingerprint technology that is currently available in the marketplace, along with providing examples of adoption and use cases. “The emerging trend in biometric identification (and enrollment) devices is to do as much as possible in the

NEC to provide Las Vegas police with multimodal biometric identification solution

NEC Corporation of America announced it has secured a multi-year service contract with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department in which it will provide the department with its new Integra-ID 5 multimodal biometric identification system. Under the agreement terms, NEC will host and manages the multimodal biometric identification solution at its data center. Integra-ID 5 provides a number of new services and upgrades including a fully-scalable, advanced latent fingerprint processing, which offers multi-algorithm encoding and fusion matching on NEC’s service

European Association for Biometrics launches pan European research initiative

The European Association for Biometrics announced a new pan European research initiative, the EAB-CITeR Consortium, modelled after the U.S.-based Center for Identification Technology Research. The initiative is designed to further European R&D in biometrics by establishing a direct cooperation between European research institutes, industry and end users. The EAB-CITeR Consortium operates as an independent consortium, established as an EAB Committee. Research institutes can only join the organization for free if they successfully bring end users and/or companies on board with

Survey says young people ready to replace passwords with biometrics

A new survey commissioned by Visa Europe reveals that 76% of 16- to 24-year-olds are ready to replace passwords with biometric authentication methods such as facial recognition, fingerprint and retina scanning, according to a report by The Telegraph. Seventy-six percent of the 2,000 UK adults surveyed said they would feel comfortable making a payment using biometric security while 69% felt that the authentication method would make their lives faster and easier. Survey respondents said that they would prefer using fingerprint

NEC multimodal biometric solution selected by two California counties

NEC Corporation of America announced that it is providing its multimodal biometrics identification solution (MBIS) Integra-ID 5 to the Cal-ID units of San Bernardino and Riverside counties in California, to upgrade their existing identification, biometrics and forensics capabilities. The Integra-ID 5 updates SB/RV’s current AFIS functionality with an advanced biometric solution that integrates a range of authentication options, including fingerprint, palm-print and facial recognition. The implementation of the NEC solution adheres to the FBI’s Electronic Biometric Transmission Standard version 10,

CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA 2015

May 5-7, 2015 Washington D.C THE GLOBAL EVENT FOR PAYMENT, IDENTIFICATION AND MOBILITY CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA will take place in Washington, DC, May 5-7, 2015 for its 4th edition. The 2014 event attracted attendees from more than 50 countries, with 166 companies exhibiting, a 20 percent increase from the CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS EVENT in 2013. CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS AMERICA hosts a top-quality, three-day conference uniquely concentrated on North American issues for senior level decision makers. In addition, the show

Sonavation acquires security identification firm Arkami

Biometric ultrasound technology firm Sonavation announced it has acquired the assets of security identification firm Arkami for an undisclosed amount. Sonavation designs and manufactures biometric sensors using ultrasound to provide secure authentication and protection for digital and physical environments for consumers and businesses. Combining Arkami’s security identification technology with its biometric ultrasound solutions, Sonavation will soon release fingerprint authentication products that it claims is “virtually unspoofable”. “As consumers and businesses are becoming increasingly vulnerable across the digital landscape, we want

Biometric China 2015

May 9-11, 2015 Guangzhou, China China International Biometric Identification Technology Exhibition 2015 (Biometric China 2015) – one of China’s first special exhibition on biometric identification as well as the most professional one in this line at present, which will be held in Asia’s largest hall-China Import & Export Fair Pazhou Complex Area B from May 9-11, 2015. Be sure to also visit these two other events happening at the same time: China Lock Industry Expo 2015 – one of China’s