ImageWare corporate update highlights growth potential from partnerships

ImageWare Systems reported revenues of $1.1 million for Q3 2017 on Thursday, the same as in Q2 but a 28 percent year-over-year increase, driven by higher license revenues. A net loss of $2.4 million, or $0.03 per share, was unchanged from Q3 2016, but the company’s gross margin improved by 6 percent. The company also updated its corporate progress in a conference call. ImageWare Chairman and CEO Jim Miller said in the call the $11 million raised with the completion

ZKTeco opens Mexico office

Under the slogan “Welcome New Era”, ZKTeco has opened a new office in Mexico. Prior to the official ribbon cut, Eli Lv was introduced as the new CEO of ZKTeco Mexico and Carlos Santamaria, brand strategy center manager, highlighted the company’s access control, time and attendance, entrance control, vehicle access control, POS and software solutions and products available within the Latin American market. Just a couple of years ago, biometrics expert Sergio Valdez said that Latin America has become the

Jamaica’s senate expected to pass national ID and registration bill

Jamaica’s National Identification and Registration Act, 2017, which seeks to establish an identification system for citizens and residents, is expected to be passed at the next sitting of the Senate. The move comes a few months after Prime Minister Andrew Holness initially pledged the government’s commitment to making the establishment of the National Identification System (NIDS) a priority. The government is seeking to secure funding from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to develop the identification system, which is being implemented

Fintech executive veteran joins Princeton Identity’s advisory board

Princeton Identity has added Brian Russell to its advisory board. Russell was recently senior vp of financial solutions for Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) Mobile Security U.S. Division, and will advise the Princeton Identity team on strategies in the fintech market to simplify identity management. “We’re faced with a growing number of evolving security and authentication challenges, with the need to comply with necessary security regulation,” explained Brian Russell. “Princeton Identity has emerged as an authority in using biometrics to ease the pain

WISeKey blockchain platform allows countries to launch their own cryptocurrencies

WISeKey has introduced World Internet Secure Coin (WISeCoin), a blockchain platform that allows countries to launch their own cryptocurrencies in an environment that provides interoperability in a similar manner as analogue currencies. Using WISeCoin, cities and countries around the world can develop their own cryptocurrency. The platform’s advanced design and cryptographic security system is projected to disrupt legacy systems for transacting value and revamp global economic infrastructures. WISeCoin uses the latest blockchain technology and works as part of payment system

ID4Africa – The 4th annual meeting of the ID4Africa movement

ID4Africa – The 4th Annual Meeting of the ID4Africa Movement April 24 – 26, 2018 The Abuja International Convention Centre, Abuja, Nigeria Following 3 highly successful meetings held in Tanzania, Rwanda and Namibia, The ID4Africa Movement returns in 2018 to present another exciting event that promises to be impactful and marked by strong thought leadership presence. ID4Africa 2018 will be hosted in Abuja, Nigeria by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) on 24-26 April 2018. The theme of the conference

GET Group North America releases digital identity mobile platform

GET Group North America has released GET mID, a digital identity platform which provides high assurance identity on a user’s mobile device as a convenient, secure and instant alternative to traditional physical identification documents. Using data encryption algorithms and communication security measures, the platform is designed to combat fraud and reduce identity theft. GET mID allows organizations across a range of sectors – including education, enterprise, retail and finance – as well as public institutions to issue high-assurance digital identification.

StoneLock introduces biometric credentialing and identity management solution

StoneLock recently introduced a complete biometric-centric credentialing and identity management solution. StoneLock Gateway is a biometrics solution offering enterprises scalability and seamless functionality across multiple simultaneously connected physical access control systems, enterprise resource planning systems and other external system integrations. Enterprises can seamlessly integrate multiple globally distributed systems while clustering numerous StoneLock Gateways to provide an enterprise-ready solution for complete identity management. Each StoneLock Gateway includes a web client capable of managing the solution from either a PC or mobile

Gemalto CFO stepping down

Gemalto announced that Chief Financial Officer Jacques Tierny is leaving the company to pursue other activities. “Jacques has been a key contributor to Gemalto over the last 10 years, overseeing the development and the diversification of the company,” commented CEO Philippe Vallee. “His remarkable expertise in finance, his professionalism as well as his team spirit were instrumental during all these years of intense activity.” Virginie Duperat-Vergne will undergo an induction program and transition period with Tierny before joining the company

Identazone releases ID management tools

IdentaZone Inc. has released the latest versions of its IdentaMaster and IdentaMaster Pro biometric security applications for even greater range of capabilities to maintain information privacy and protect critical data. The new biometric security applications extend effectiveness, versatility and convenience for an improved level of information security. The Identity Security Triad delivers biometrics-based triple-protection coverage for key security needs of businesses and organizations. IdentaMaster/IdentaMaster Pro enable foolproof identity management and access control to MS Windows PC accounts; encryption of files