WVU Office of Technology Transfer licenses biometric technologies to Confirmix

The West Virginia University Office of Technology Transfer has granted a license for particular biometrics technologies to startup Confirmix, which was formed by the WVU faculty member who developed the technologies and a team of entrepreneurs. Confirmix will use the biometric technologies to develop enterprise and consumer identity authentication products, marketing the enterprise products through its flagship brand, Confirmix, to combat the identity theft and online fraud activities. Additionally, Confirmix will market the consumer products through its SecureSelfies brand and

Identity management distributor IDtech360 launches operations

IDtech360 announced that it has formerly launched its biometric-based access and identity management operations. Offering the latest fingerprint, palm vein, facial, and iris technologies, IDtech360 will provide hardware and software components and solutions to end user organizations, systems integrators, and security solution providers. Initially, the Homewood, Alabama-based company will focus specifically on the higher education marketplace. IDtech360 founder and CEO Seth Miller has significant expertise in the global biometrics market, having previously served as director of international business development for

Frontier integrates biometrics with Entertech Systems for Suprema Technology

Frontier Security announced it has partnered with Entertech Systems, the official operating partner for Suprema and its biometric devices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Puerto Rico . As a result, Frontier Integrated Platform now supports Suprema’s line of biometric devices, including fingerprint detection, card and PIN readers. The integration provides seamless enrollment and a choice of biometric templates all within the Frontier system architecture, providing more effective management and the benefit of the access control

ShadowTrack selects ArmorVox10 voice biometrics solution

Shadowtrack Technologies announced it will use ArmorVox10 voice biometrics in its next generation monitoring solutions, where offenders enroll their voice to allow authorities to monitor and track them in home detention. Shadowtrack’s monitoring solutions offer a cost-effective and secure alternative to the imprisonment of offenders. At the core of Shadowtrack’s operations is accurate voice matching, which Shadowtrack president and CEO Robert L. Magaletta said is the reason why Shadowtrack is able to offer reliable monitoring of house arrest offenders. After

Virgin Atlantic tests out biometric wristbands

Virgin Atlantic CIO David Bulman told the World Low Cost Airlines Congress this week that the airline is currently testing out a new wearable biometric device that will be used to identify passengers, according to a report by Airline Fleet Management. Despite not having officially announced the solution, Virgin Atlantic is currently trialing the biometric wristband to measure each passenger’s unique heart rate, according to Bulman. By measuring each unique heart rate, airline staff will be able to accurately identify

Idiap engineers developing vein reading biometric wristwatch

Engineers from the Idiap Research Institute are currently developing a new vein reading biometric watch called BioWatch, enabling users to own and control the watch themselves. Joe Rice – touted as the inventor of vein recognition – has partnered with Matthias Vanoni and the engineers at Idiap in Martigny, Switzerland to develop a personal worn biometric system that will secure people’s transactions. At the core of BioWatch is the wrist vein reader, a wearable technology that reads the vein pattern

ImageWare to provide retailer with multi-modal biometric identity management on Fujitsu cloud

ImageWare Systems announced it has signed a three-year contract with an undisclosed major international retailer to provide its multi-modal biometric identity management product suite that runs on the Fujitsu Trusted S5 Cloud platform. According to the agreement, ImageWare’s IWS CloudID product suite will use face, finger, iris and voice authentication. The solution will operate on top of the Fujitsu Trusted Cloud S5 platform, a fully configured, on-demand cloud infrastructure. The biometric identification management solution will initially be implemented at the

Vision-Box, Biometric Solutions to provide Danish government with biometric-based automated border control solution

Vision-Box and Biometric Solutions have been awarded a four-year contract from the Danish government for biometric-based solutions and components for both enrollment and automated border control. Under the terms of the deal, which commenced in February 2014, the companies will provide a biometric solution and related services to the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, along with other Danish ministries. The solution will enable Danish government to improve processes related to citizen’s electronic identity, as well as help fulfill several ministries’

PatientSecure to provide Columbus Community Hospital with biometric solution to identify patients

This fall, Columbus Community Hospital will be introducing a biometric patient identification system developed by PatientSecure. The palm vein recognition solution will ensure correct medical records are used for each patient and speed up the registration process, according to a report by ColumbusTelegram.com. Using palm vein recognition to identify patients, the PatientSecure scanner’s infrared light scans the veins in an individual’s hand. These vein patterns are unique to each individual, never change over an entire lifespan, and are considered more

Steria provides biometric solutions to the Norwegian Police

Steria announced it has signed a six-year contract with the Norwegian Police to deploy its biometrics solution, which will be fully and seamlessly integrated into the police force’s IT systems. Steria will provide the Norwegian Police with a whole new structure securing identity management, which will provide a more organized and effective way of handling identities. Developed in co-operation with European police forces, Steria’s flagship biometric solution SteriaAFIS meets the ever-changing requirements to support criminal police operations for identity management