NEC releases multi-modal capture livescan solution

NEC Corporation of America (NEC) has launched SmartScan, an advanced multi-modal capture solution. According to a statement from the company, NEC’s SmartScan offers a modern user interface and intuitive screens utilizing Microsoft Windows 10 with touch, pinch-and-zoom and swipe features. It is housed in a height adjustable, ergonomically designed kiosk with larger foot pedals for improved fingerprint and palmprint capture. Comprehensive managed services gives customers centralized and remote managed service options and enhanced security measures protect SmartScan from intrusion and

Technavio publishes reports on multimodal, EEG and ECG biometrics market

Technavio has published a new research report entitled “Global Multimodal Biometrics Market 2016-2020“, which finds that the global multimodal biometrics market will grow at a CAGR of more than 15% over the forecast period. The report shows that the increasing adoption of mobile devices across sectors like healthcare, government, enterprises, BFSI, and transportation sectors is leading to the increased use of multimodal biometrics for securing access to data on mobile devices. Analysts from Technavio highlight the various applications of mobile

Identification-as-a-service provides benefits, says MorphoTrak executive

Cloud computing provides many benefits including ease of use, time savings, security, convenience, versatility, and scalability. For these reasons, cloud computing has become an emerging offering in the biometrics industry, and according to Frank Barret, Director of Cloud Services at MorphoTrak, LLC, it enables a new service paradigm known as “identification-as-a-service.” MorphoTrak has developed its own identification-as-a-service solution entitled Morpho Cloud. Barret describes the service as a secure and flexible offering for the public security market that incorporates multi-biometric modalities

ImageWare announces support for HP Aruba customers

ImageWare Systems has announced that it has integrated its GoVerifyID product with the ClearPass Policy Manager from Aruba, a Hewlett Packard (HP) company. The integrated solution will provide ClearPass customers with a seamless option for enhanced network and application security on any mobile or computer platform. Aruba ClearPass is a multi-vendor wired and wireless network access security solution with multi-vendor integration capabilities. ClearPass is used to manage over 65 million endpoints worldwide. ImageWare Systems’ GoVerifyID is a mobile biometric user

Top trends affecting global iris recognition market through 2020: report

Technavio has published a new report that analyzes key trends expected to affect the global iris recognition market from 2016 through 2020. Based on Technavio’s projections, the global iris recognition market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 21% to reach nearly US$5 billion by 2020. In the report, Technavio’s ICT industry research analysts identify the top three trends as iris recognition technology’s introduction into multimodal biometrics, its adoption in the BFSI sector, and its use in the

Special Report: Law enforcement and biometrics

This report by Biometrics Research Group, Inc. provides a brief, updated overview of the market size and biometric technologies available for the law enforcement market in the United States. In this report, Biometrics Research Group, Inc. discusses how the market size for biometric applications in the U.S. law enforcement segment continues to grow at an exponential rate. In terms of biometric technologies, automated fingerprint identification systems (AFIS) and fingerprint biometric technologies account for the greatest share of the biometrics spending

Techshino exec discusses iris recognition and China’s biometrics market

As a major biometric technology firm with a global presence, Techshino Technology provides multimodal biometric identification solutions including iris, fingerprint, face, and security token products. The company’s total solutions encompass the areas of hardware design, development platform, and identification algorithms, offering a one-stop shop for businesses across a range of industries. Earlier this year Techshino released Eyekey, a cloud-based open development platform for multiple biometric identification modalities designed for developers and enterprise users. The company says its technologies and products

Neurotechnology establishes distributor partnership with SecuEra

SecuEra Technologies has signed a distribution agreement with Neurotechnology to sell Neurotechnology’s complete line of MINEX III/FIPS 201/PIV certified products for multimodal biometric projects including fingerprint, face, iris, palm print and speaker identification and authentication. SecuEra will also provide custom development and integration services to help consumers implement products efficiently and economically. The product line includes: MegaMatcher SDK; VeriLook SDK; VeriFinger SDK; VeriEye SDK; VeriSpeak SDK; and, SentiBotics. “We not only resell Neurotechnology products, but also leverage their algorithms to

Sensory launches FIDO certified multimodal biometric authentication solution, partner program

Sensory announced it has released its FIDO Certified multimodal biometric authentication solution TrulySecure 2.0, as well as launched a new partner program that provides discounts for app developers. TrulySecure 2.0 combines both face and voice biometrics, building on Sensory’s strengths in speech processing, computer vision, neural networks and deep learning to provide secure and accurate multimodal authentication technology ideal for a wide range of applications, including device unlock, application login, and mobile payments. “For more than two decades, Sensory has

Biometrics for government & law enforcement: Q&A with Andrew T. Hildebrand and James Loudermilk

Technological advances in mobile and multimodal analysis — including complex areas like video analytics, facial imagery, Rapid DNA and balistocardiographic identity — are advancing and refining biometrics to more effectively meet the needs of law enforcement and national security agencies. Government and industry experts will attend the 10th annual Biometrics for Government & Law Enforcement, held January 25-27, 2016, to discuss these issues and the development of the next generation of analytics-based biometrics. This year’s conference will feature a Technical