Aware’s Knomi framework offers flexible, multimodal approach to mobile biometric authentication

When Aware launched its Knomi framework in October, it marked the arrival of a new approach to using biometrics to realize the convenience and security of password-free mobile authentication. With support for several modalities and device- or server-centric implementations, the Knomi mobile biometric authentication framework appears unmatched in its flexibility. Knomi leverages Aware’s many years of experience enabling large-scale systems with biometric capture and matching algorithms. The framework of biometric algorithms is provided as SDKs and APIs designed for integration

Neurotechnology makes a number of updates to the MegaMatcher product line

Neurotechnology has announced the availability of MegaMatcher 10, the latest update to the MegaMatcher multi-biometric product line. MegaMatcher 10 provides a number of significant updates across the MegaMatcher line, which includes: MegaMatcher SDK, a multi-biometric SDK for large scale systems; MegaMatcher Accelerator biometric matching engine, and; the MegaMatcher ABIS turnkey solution. Each biometric modality can be used alone or in any combination to provide to meet the needs of small and large-scale biometric identification projects. “This version provides increased accuracy

Safran to consolidate Oman’s identification systems, deploy single multi-biometric platform

Safran Identity & Security has been selected by the Sultanate of Oman to consolidate the country’s civil identity, public security, border control and criminal identification systems in a single multi-biometric platform. Safran’s automated biometric information system (ABIS) platform will enable the various solutions to communicate with each other and manage all the biometric databases – fingerprint, facial recognition, iris and DNA – within a unified system. The ABIS will provide biometric services, including enrollment, identification and verification, on behalf of

Aurionpro launches multimodal biometric self-service bank kiosk

Aurionpro Solutions has released the Virtual Teller Machine (VTM), a fully integrated multimodal biometrics self-service kiosk for automating 90 percent of banking transactions at a branch. Launched at last month’s IBEX India Conference in Mumbai, VTM is the latest addition to Aurionpro’s Branch-in-a-Box product series. Equipped with multimodal biometrics and interactive video telephony, the VTM helps migrate routine transactions like electronic know your customer (eKYC), account opening, passbook printing, cash and cheque deposit, along with personalized instant card issuance and

Korean biometric security technologies selected as global standards

The Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) announced that two mobile biometric authentication technologies it developed with Korean researchers have been selected as global standards at the ITU-T SG17 Q1 Telebiometrics meeting in Geneva, according to a report by Korea Times. In addition to the two mobile biometric authentication technologies, the agency has suggested that approved a multimodal biometric signal verification technology as a global standard. The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning and the Institute for Information &

STC demos latest multimodal biometric solutions at Africa Aerospace and Defence Expo

Earlier this month, Russian firm STC Group presented its latest multimodal biometric solutions, professional recorders, multi-channel recording systems and forensic analysis tools at the biennial Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) Expo, which took place from September 14 to 18 at Waterkloof Airforce Base in Pretoria, South Africa. According to a company statement, AAD is the biggest exhibition of its kind on the African continent and one of the world’s premier Aerospace and Defence exhibitions. The expo covers the range of

Daon, NTT considering biometrics-based joint venture with Japanese financial institutions

Daon Inc. and NTT DATA Corporation have been selected by Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) to develop a multimodal biometric authentication platform. This new service will be built using Daon’s IdentityX Platform. According to a statement announcing the agreement, the objective is to deliver benefits to clients and service providers by furnishing a mobile platform for seamless and frictionless user authentication when using and providing services. The companies also revealed that they are considering

FEMSA to deploy ImageWare’s multimodal biometric authentication system

ImageWare Systems, Inc. has signed an agreement with FEMSA, S.A to provide the company its CloudID multimodal biometric authentication system. FEMSA will initially evaluate the biometric technology in a paid pilot this month, which is expected to improve its overall security in identity, credential and access control management (ICAM). The agreement allows FEMSA to define suppliers for the various components of its ICAM roadmap that can fully benefit from ImageWare’s cloud-based technology. The GoCloudID software-as-a-service offering provides multimodal biometric identity

VoiceTrust and USoft merge to form multimodal biometrics firm BioTrust

VoiceTrust and USoft have merged to form BioTrust, a new company that offers multimodal biometric authentication technology through a combination of personal information and biometrics such as voice patterns or facial features . According to the company, BioTrust addresses key authentication trends by reducing costs, improving security and user convenience, and integrating existing cloud-based solutions. The company’s technologies include voice and face recognition for caller authentication, account recovery and self-service applications, and its proprietary Proof-of-Life solution, which is used to

Extenua, ImageWare launch multimodal biometric cloud storage solution on AWS

Extenua has partnered with ImageWare Systems to launch Cloud2Drive storage solution combined with ImageWare’s mobile, multimodal biometric GoVerifyID platform on Amazon Web Services. Several U.S. federal agencies and American Systems Corporation have already signed up as initial users of the joint cloud storage solution with multimodal biometric authentication. Extenua’s Cloud2Drive client software combined with GoVerifyID multimodal biometric platform enables cloud storage to work with the virtual drive cluster file system, SAFE AI. The solution combines the industry’s most secure encryption