Samsung Galaxy S8 rumored to feature iris scanner, near bezel-less display

Leaked photos of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 reveal tempered glass screen protectors displaying nearly non-existent bezels, according to a report by BGR. The photos follow previous rumours of the smartphone’s dual-curved edge display. BGR reports that the panel design — where the top and bottom bezels are thin, and the visible absence of a physical home button — is similar to a smartphone seen in a leaked promo video for Samsung’s AMOLED display. This is consistent with previous expectations

Iris ID to exhibit iris authentication system at Intersec Dubai 2017

Iris ID will exhibit its IrisAccess identity authentication system at Intersec Dubai 2017 from January 22 to 24 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. According to the company release, IrisAccess is the world’s most deployed iris recognition system being used for border control, national identification, access control and time-and-attendance applications. Iris ID’s biometric solutions provide highly accurate, non-contact identification via an individual’s iris from up to 14 inches away, delivering security, convenience, privacy and productivity to millions of

CMITech to exhibit its iris recognition solution at Intersec Dubai 2017

CMITech Company will exhibit its EF-45 iris recognition terminal at Intersec Dubai 2017 from January 22 to 24 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The EF-45 will be showcased in partnership with ScreenCheck ME, CMITech’s distribution partner in the region. The integrated iris recognition terminal features an intuitive user experience, which displays the user’s face on a high resolution 5.0 inch touch screen display during positioning. The terminal’s face display positioning offers greater convenience over other positioning technologies,

EyeLock to exhibit iris authentication technology at Intersec Dubai 2017

EyeLock LLC will be exhibiting its suite of iris authentication technology at Intersec Dubai 2017, on January 22-24 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre in Dubai. Featuring EyeLock’s proprietary software, security, algorithms and optics, the iris authentication technology delivers secure, reliable and user-friendly capabilities, according to the company. EyeLock’s technology analyzes more than 240 unique iris characteristics to deliver dual-eye authentication, an unmatched security architecture and anti-spoofing technology. The company will exhibit the nano NXT, EyeLock Identity Suite

Liveness detection competition series focuses on iris authentication

The Liveness Detection-Iris Competition 2017 has been announced as part of the International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB 2017), which will be held October 1 to 4, 2017, in Denver, Colorado. The competition is part of the Liveness Detection Competition Series, and is presented by Clarkson University, Notre Dame University, West Virginia University, and the Warsaw University of Technology. The competition will consist of two sub-competitions, part one, which is focused on software-based or algorithmic tests, and part two, testing integrated

Tascent launches dual iris and face recognition systems

Tascent introduced its InSight One high-throughput dual iris and face recognition system on Thursday. The InSight One’s performance, compact size, and human-centric design and usability overcomes traditional barriers to biometric use and enables a wide range of next-generation applications, according to the company. Intended for use in consumer travel, border control, access management, financial services, and identity management, the InSight One builds on the capabilities of the InSight Duo, which is used at airports including Dubai GDRFA and London Gatwick.

Hamad International Airport installs biometric kiosks for Qatar travellers

Officials at Hamad International Airport announced they have implemented five new self-service machines that can scan the eyes and fingerprints of Qatar residents “in less than a minute”, according to a report by DOHA News. Available in both the arrivals and departures section, the Ministry of Interior (MOI) biometric kiosks will help all travelers who are having e-gate issues when entering or leaving Qatar. There will also be technicians on hand to assist travelers in registering their biometric data, airport

Tascent releases compact iris and face recognition system

Tascent has released Tascent InSight One, a compact iris and face recognition system designed for high throughput enrollment, identification, and authentication. InSight One can be integrated in a range of next generation applications in consumer travel and border management, access control, financial services, and identity programs. The system captures dual iris and face images in about 2 seconds, at a distance of 0.5 to 1.0m (20 to 40 inches) and easily accommodating users across a wide range of heights. The

Delta ID brings its iris scanning technology for driver authentication to CES

Delta ID has collaborated with Gentex to develop an iris-based in-car biometrics system that authenticates the driver and delivers customized security and convenience features. This week at CES, the companies are demonstrating a Gentex rearview mirror integrated with Delta ID’s Active IRIS technology. The mirror-integrated biometric system identifies the driver upon vehicle entry, and, if properly authorized, starts the vehicle and personalizes their setup configurations by automatically adjusting mirrors, steering wheel, seat, music favorites, GPS locations, and other options. “We

Iris ID announces new installation

Iris biometrics firm Iris ID announced today that its IrisAccess iCAM7000S identity authentication solution has been installed in 12 locations of gym chain World Class Iceland. According to a company statement, approximately 40,000 gym members are enrolled in the system, which includes iris scanners at access points such as main entries, VIP sections and spas. “The iris system has worked perfectly,” commented Bjorn Leifsson, World Class owner and managing director. “We require few employees to monitor the access points, are