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

MorphoTrak names VP of criminal justice and public security

Morpho announced it has named Steve Vinsik as MorphoTrak’s new VP of criminal justice and public security. In this role, Vinsik will oversee the delivery of biometric and security solutions across MorphoTrak’s wide range of clientele, which includes the FBI, DHS, DoD and other state and local law enforcement and civil agencies. “Steve brings a wealth of experience and leadership to the excellent staff we have in our newly re-aligned organization,” said MorphoTrak CEO Celeste Thomasson, MorphoTrak. “He will help

Global Identity Summit

Global Identity Summit Presented by the Biometric Consortium and AFCEA September 16-18, 2014 Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, FL The Global Identity Summit is focused on identity management solutions for corporate, defense and homeland security communities. This conference and associated exhibition bring together a distinctive, yet broad comprehensive look at the identity management capabilities, challenges and solutions in the topic areas of: ·Biometrics ·Radio-Frequency Identification ·Mobile ·Cyber ·Smart Card Technologies ·Big Data Government, industry, and academic experts will lead the discussion

European Association for Biometrics to host biometrics and identity management conference

The European Association for Biometrics announced it will host the EAB-Research Project Conference 2014, a conference that focuses on European Commission-funded research on biometrics and identity management. Held on September 8 and 9 at Fraunhofer IGD in Darmstadt, Germany, the EAB-Research Project Conference 2014 will share the facilities with the IEEE BIOSIG conference, which will take place later that week. The EAB and the EU FP7 projects FIDELITY, FastPass, BEAT, FutureID and INGRESS, are collaborating to host the conference, which

GSN Airport, Seaport, Border Security Awards Program recognizes achievements in biometrics

Government Security News recently announced the winners and finalists in its 2014 Airport, Seaport, Border Security Awards Program, which included achievements by some of the top players in the biometrics field. Iris technology firm IRIS ID took the award for winner of Best Biometric Identification/Authentication Facility in the category for access control and identification. Also under the Access Control/Identification category, identity management security firm Entrust was named winner of the “Best ePassport Solution”. In the category for detection solutions, Global

Georgia Hospital Deploys M2SYS Biometric Patient Identification Solution

M2SYS Healthcare Solutions announced that Archbold Memorial Hospital has installed RightPatient, the company’s biometrics patient identification management solution designed to boost patient safety and medical data integrity. RightPatient works to provide an accurate patient ID system that lets Archbold Memorial Hospital staff perform a rapid biometric search to instantly pull up a patient’s medical record. Prior to signing with M2SYS, Archbold Memorial Hospital was looking for an identification matching system that could help to cut down on human errors, curb

Unisys provides biometrics solution for Dutch Custodial Institutions Service

Unisys Nederland, Unisys Corporation‘s subsidiary in The Netherlands, announced it has signed a contract with the Dutch Custodial Institutions (DJI) to provide a new Basic Provision Biometrics solution for about 12,000 prison cells in The Netherlands. Unisys’ solution is based on an open standards-based LEIDA platform for identity management software. With a contract term of up to seven years, the new system is expected to launch at the end of 2014. Replacing DJI’s current Basic Provision Biometrics, the Unisys solution

Australian Customs to introduce border clearance system with biometric eGates

Australian Customs and Border Protection Services announced it will soon deploy a new border clearance system that supports biometric eGates, according to a report by CIO. The announcement follows a controversial report by The Australian which revealed that an error in Australian Customs’ intelligence sharing resulted in a convicted terrorist to successfully flee the country. Last month, Federal Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Scott Morrison announced that the Australian government will spend $700 million over the next six years

European Association for Biometrics to Hold European Research Conference

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) announced today that it will host the upcoming EAB-Research Project Conference 2014European Association for Biometrics to Hold European Research Conference , Europe’s largest conference on European Commission funded research on biometrics and identity management. The conference will be held September 8 to 9 and take place at Fraunhofer IGD in Darmstadt, Germany. It will be colocated with the IEEE BIOSIG conference that will take place later that same week. The EAB and the EU-projects