Jenetric introducing Livetouch Quattro Mobile at FedID 2017

Jenetric will be introducing its Livetouch Quattro Mobile handheld scanner at this week’s Federal Identity & Homeland Security exhibition in Washington, DC. The compact, lightweight device supports Windows and Android, is resistent to scratches, bright sun light, water and dust and enables the capture of tenprints and the scanning of documents and e-signatures. Four fingers can be scanned simultaneously and without a wired connection to a computer. The battery-powered device communicates wirelessly with any tablets or laptops and is ideal

German Federal Police use Jenetric fingerprint solution to simplify border control

As part of the European Commission’s “Smart Borders” pilot project, the Frankfurt Main airport has been using Jenetric’s LIVETOUCH quattro fingerprint scanner for the past several months. The Smart Borders project is designed to incorporate biometric checks to identify previously denied individuals who enter the Schengen area, to better identify criminals, identify individuals who are staying within the EU longer than authorized and to enable an automated border control process. The project’s pilot tests were conducted at land, sea and

Biometrics Research Group releases report on policing

Biometrics in policing will constitute half of the industry’s market share by the end of this decade, according to a new Biometrics in Law Enforcement (PDF) report published by the Biometrics Research Group Inc., the publisher of BiometricUpdate.com. Biometrics Research Group Inc. projects that the total global biometrics market will grow to US$35.5 billion by 2020 from its 2015 value of US$15 billion. The research vendor approximates that more than half of this 2020 spending, equaling US$18 billion, will be

Special Report: Biometrics in Law Enforcement

This white paper by Biometrics Research Group, Inc. provides an overview of the law enforcement biometrics market (PDF). click to download the report (PDF) Law enforcement biometrics refers to applications of biometric systems which aids policing. Biometrics Research Group Inc. projects that the global law enforcement biometrics market will grow to US$18 billion by 2020 from its 2015 value of US$7.5 billion. The law enforcement market includes the use of biometrics to identify or verify the identity of individuals who

German biometrics company Jenetric establishes office in the USA

Jenetric GmbH today announced the establishment of its wholly owned subsidiary Jenetric Inc., assuming the sales operations for American customers of the company. The company completed its third funding round last December. “With the additional funds we mainly want to expand our production capacity and hit the ground running in the U.S. market,” said Roberto Wolfer, one of the founders and managing directors of Jenetric GmbH. The U.S. subsidiary is headed by Holger Mackenthun. Mackenthun was co-founder of smartcard solutions

Jenetric receives ISO 9001 certification

German fingerprint scanner developer Jenetric GmbH announced that all of its departments are now ISO 9001 certified, including development, human resources, sales, and customer service. The move comes a few weeks after Jenetric completed a third investment round led by High-Tech Gründerfonds and bm|t. The certified quality management boosts the level of transparency for operational processes, works towards a higher level of customer satisfaction, secures a seamless communication with suppliers and helps to lower costs, and reduces the company’s failure rates.

Jenetric looks to scale-up production, expand to US as it completes third funding round

German biometrics company Jenetric has completed a third investment round. The firms’ investors, High-Tech Gründerfonds and bm|t, confirmed their continued support as they did in round two. The firm also won a new investment angel, Dr. Uwe Trautmann. Karin Rabe, investment manager at bm|t commented; “A strategy consequently focused on revenue and extension of the product portfolio has convinced us to once more invest into the powerful Jenetric team.” The company expects to expand its product range in the coming

Jenetric presents custom tenprint scanner for mobile fingerprinting at GIS

Jenetric has simplified the mobile registration of individuals with its new LIVETOUCH quattro Compact, introduced at the Global Identity Summit in Florida. LIVETOUCH quattro Compact is a small tenprint scanner that can be integrated into portable or mobile devices. “We reduced the size, weight and energy consump-tion, and provide our customers with a tailor-made fingerprint scanner for portable identification kits and mobile devices“, says Roberto Wolfer, one of the founders and CEOs of Jenetric. With the LIVETOUCH quattro Compact, the

LIVETOUCH quattro from JENETRIC now FBI-certified

The LIVETOUCH quattro from JENETRIC has been FBI-certified for capturing rolled fingerprints. “Our LIVETOUCH quattro not only has an intelligent, error minimizing algorithm” says Roberto Wolfer, one of the founders and managing directors of JENETRIC. “The integrated user guidance, already simplifying the capture of plain fingerprints, now also supports officers during the roll capture process.” According to a company statement, officers don’t need to divide their attention between the rolled finger and an external screen to control the capture process.

JENETRIC reports strong global demand for its biometric device

After only 18 months in development, JENETRIC reports that series production for its LIVETOUCH quattro ID-flat scanner has begun. In a statement, the German biometrics firm said that the LIVETOUCH quattro features completely new technology and that market demand is high. “With LIVETOUCH quattro we want to set new standards in identifying people by their fingerprints” says Roberto Wolfer, one of the founders and CEOs of JENETRIC. “Nevertheless, we were surprised by the large number of inquiries after we launched