Actual iD time management solution uses Suprema biometric readers and enrollment devices

Actual iD’s cloud-based time and absence management solution leverages Suprema biometric readers to ensure that employees’ real identity is being used for time tracking and compliance purposes. The company’s time and absence management solution helps its customers adhere to many of the compliance challenges facing employers, including maintaining records for key compliance requirements. These include hours worked for hourly employees, hours worked for salaried employees in excess of a regular work day, and vacation time and pay. “We continue to

CardLogix intros ID credential validation software for passports and MRTDs

CardLogix announced it is now offering PassCheck, an ID credential validation software for passport and machine readable travel document (MRTD) verification. PassCheck is an out-of-the-box product that securely validates an International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) travel document. The solution enables digital certificate matching traveler to issuing country, with full support for ePassport PKI validation. PassCheck reads credential data from an Identity Credential chip, decrypts it, and then validates the credential’s data and signature with the stored digital certificate against the

CrossChx biometric identification platform has verified over 33M patient profiles

Identity management firm CrossChx announced the expansion of their CrossChx Identity Resolution Coalition (CIRC) to 200 hospitals across the United States. CIRC solves patient identity issues by addressing the challenge of patient identity, enabling more accurate care and better fraud prevention. Through the coalition, CrossChx takes all the elements of a patient’s medical identity including fingerprints and resolves it to one complete record. This gives every hospital that is part of the CIRC the benefit of a secure medical identity

FTC approves facial recognition to verify parental consent under COPPA

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has allowed a new verification method that uses facial recognition technology and photographs of parents captured by a smartphone or webcam when providing consent for a child to use an online service, under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, according to a report by IDG News Service. Prior to the FTC’s approval, the inclusion of facial recognition technology went through a long process of debate including public comment. Under the current rules of the Children’s

ClearStar to provide logistics firm with facial recognition and ID validation software

ClearStar recently secured a three-year deal with a US logistics firm to provide a facial recognition and ID validation solution to vet temporary workers, according to a report by proactiveinvestors. ClearStar is a technology and service provider to the background check industry. The deal is worth approximately US$500,000 per year. This marks the largest direct services contract to date for ClearStar, and will have an impact on the company’s revenues starting from the second half of 2016. ClearStar president and

Nigeria aims to enroll 80 million people in biometric database by 2016

The CEO of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) said that Nigeria aims to enroll over 80 million Nigerians in its national biometric database by 2016, according to a report by This Day Live. Chris Onyemenam, who will be leaving his post as CEO this week after eight years, also said that the national identity verification service will be available for Nigerians for a small fee. “The card is being issued to everybody but when you are using it, you

Egis Technology promoting fingerprint IC sensors, authentication and mobile payment solutions at Cartes

Egis Technology announced it is exhibiting its new lineup of fingerprint IC sensors, authentication solutions, mobile payment solutions based on FIDO specifications and PKI as well as their FIDO Certified UAF and U2F products at CARTES Secure Connexions 2015, held in Paris from November 17 through 19. The company’s touch and hybrid fingerprint sensors are able to accurately authenticate and verify the identity of the user, with the ability to read fingerprints under various conditions, such as wet and dry

New white paper highlights how biometrics could improve air travel

Tascent, Inc. has published a new white paper, “A New Golden Age for Air Travel,” which looks at a handful of ways in which biometrics technology can be implemented to improve the air travel experience for passengers. The specific requirements of the aviation industry simplifies the process of deciding which technology to implement. For example, iris recognition could expedite processes throughout the airport, including self-service bag drop, self-service airplane boarding and automated frequent-flier lounge entry, according to the report. Additionally,

Paytoo introduces biometric enabled payment services

Mobile wallet provider Paytoo Corp. announced it will introduce its updated and new range of biometric enabled payment services during the International Money Transfer Conference, held November 9-12 at the Eden Roc Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. Paytoo will debut its Generation II Multi-Service Kiosk, which features an improved graphical UI, increased processor speeds, a 21” vertical touchscreen display, biometric capabilities and a full HD camera. Through Paytoo’s partnership with facial technology firm Imagus, the Generation II Multi-Service Kiosk can

Verificient Technologies signs the Student Privacy Pledge

Verificient Technologies has signed the Student Privacy Pledge developed by The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). The Student Privacy Pledge is designed to safeguard student privacy regarding the collection, maintenance and use of student personal information and is endorsed by President Barack Obama. Verificient joins several other education technology providers in signing the Student Privacy Pledge, including Amplify, Apple, Blackboard, Canvas, Google, Kahn Academy, Microsoft, Parchment, Schoology, and Turnitin. The Student Privacy