NovaTeqni reviewing adoption of blockchain technologies, gives corporate update

NovaTeqni Corporation announced it has been reviewing blockchain technologies that would contribute to the company’s existing business verticals. The markets for blockchain can fall anywhere from biometrics-based payments and secure money transfer to voter registration, voting and voter verification, along with being used in pre-payments for utilities and services. In August, NovaTeqni entered a manufacturing, development and sales agreement with Mobizent LLC for the manufacturing and sale of the new MobiCHKII mobile biometrics handheld device. In a corporate update to

ImageWare GoVerifyID suite receives IBM Security validation

ImageWare Systems, Inc. has received IBM PartnerWorld’s ‘Ready for IBM Security Intelligence’ designation for its GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite, allowing the company to integrate the suite with IBM Security products to help better protect its customers around the world. ImageWare’s GoVerifyID provides multi-modal biometric user authentication using mobile devices and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). GoVerifyID, coupled with IBM’s flagship access management platform, IBM Security Access Manager (ISAM), allows users to use fingerprint, face, or voice recognition on their mobile device to authenticate for

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

Credence ID acknowledged with new product innovation award

Frost & Sullivan have recognized Credence ID with its 2017 Global New Product Innovation Award for CredenceTAB, a 10-inch tablet that combines an eDocument reader, high-resolution camera, fingerprint scanner, machine readable zone (MRZ), and a smartcard reader in a single handheld device. CredenceTAB is a full-featured 10-inch mobile biometric and credential reading tablet, that enables rapid registration, verification and authentication of user identities from any location. It combines enrolment-capable biometrics with a complete e-document reading suite for electronic ID verification.

Biometrics in the developing world

With just over 12 years to go to meet UN Sustainable Development goal 16.9 of providing universal legal identity by 2030, technology purpose-built for the developing world is bringing the ambition within reach. The biometrics market for the developing world, however, is distinct from that of the developed world in some significant respects, and the developing world market will have to mature for the full benefit of these advanced technologies and good intentions to be achieved. With the recognition that

Defense Department seeking better biometric ID devices for use in field

The Department of Defense’s Special Operations Command unit is seeking more effective biometric identification devices for use in the field, during mass enrollments of personnel at forward operating bases or for watchlist matching, according to a report by GCN. In a request for information posted on May 26, the department stated that the technologies should be able to rapidly collect and store a wide range of biometrics — including facial image, iris, fingerprints and voice capture — and send the

Jumio releases web and mobile document verification solution

Jumio has released Netverify Document Verification, the industry’s first web and mobile document verification solution. Netverify Document Verification is a seamless, accurate and cost-effective way to scan important documents to provide an extra layer of identity verification. The solution can be used for scanning documents such as utility bills to provide proof of address or bank statements that provide pertinent information such as account balance and account number to help with KYC and AML requirements. Users can scan folded, wrinkled,

Safran Identity & Security combines Mobile Connect authentication platform with Aadhaar

Safran Identity & Security and Indian mobile operator Aircel partnered to combine GSMA Mobile Connect, a password-free, trusted and secure log-in solution, with the biometric verification capability of Aadhaar. Indian citizens are issued Aadhaar’s unique 12-digit identification number by registering their two iris scans, 10 fingerprints and facial biometric data. Safran’s biometrically-enhanced Mobile Connect enables end users to remotely complete their self-registration, then login to websites and applications without the use of passwords or usernames. The solution matches the user

EyeVerify brings payment grade biometric security to Comarch’s banking clients

In an effort to provide its client base with payment grade biometric authentication on mobile devices, Comarch is partnering with EyeVerify to integrate Eyeprint ID into Comarch’s Smart Finance and Corporate Banking solutions. Comarch is a global provider of IT solutions for banks, insurers, brokerage houses, asset management companies, investment funds and factors. Eyeprint ID uses existing 1+ MP smartphone cameras to image and pattern match the unique pattern of eye veins and other micro features in and around the

Veridium provides biometric authentication solution for Dutch mobile bank

Dutch mobile-only bank bunq has partnered with Veridium to enhance its customers mobile banking security through VeridiumID and its hand recognition software, 4 Fingers TouchlessID (4 Fingers). According to a company statement, by capturing all four fingerprints at once, 4 Fingers has a higher level of precision and reliability for authentication than other biometrics such as face, voice or a single fingerprint. Ali Niknam, CEO and Founder of bunq commented, “Our commitment to giving people control over their money again