Fingerprint Cards announces new deployments

Sweden-based biometrics company Fingerprint Cards today announced new deployments of its touch sensor technology. The DarkMatter KATIM phone launched with Fingerprint Cards’ touch sensor FPC1145. KATIM is the first handset to come from the UAE-based security company. This secure mobile device requires two-factor user authentication with secure fingerprint verification. Also announced, unnamed OEMs from Taiwan and Japan recently launched new smartphones powered by Fingerprint Cards’ FPC1272 and FPC1035 touch sensors. FPC1272 is designed exclusively to be mounted under a layer

BrainChip set to drive sales of AI-based video analytic solutions

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies developer BrainChip Holdings announced that Thomas Stengel has joined the company as Vice President of Americas Business Development. Stengel’s appointment comes as the company launches BrainChip Studio, a commercially available integrated software suite for pattern and facial recognition analytics. Stengel is responsible for driving sales of BrainChip’s spiking neural network AI technology into OEM partners and end users in the video surveillance, server, and storage markets in the Americas. “Artificial intelligence and neural

BIO-key announces DDS as a major OEM customer in Japan

Japanese security solutions provider DDS Inc. has selected BIO-key’s SideSwipe fingerprint scanners to provide secure biometric authentication for its custom, Windows-based authentication solutions. DDS, which develops and delivers information security products to enterprise customers throughout Asia, has purchased an initial 30,000 devices for deployment in customer implementations. DDS is a system integrator for Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) Group, Japan’s largest telecom, governmental organization and corporate customer. “After researching options for an affordable, Windows-compatible fingerprint reader, BIO-key’s compact readers, which

Secugen releasing new fingerprint reader later this year, will demo at connect:ID

Secugen announced that it will release the Hamster Pro 45 fingerprint reader and the U45 sensor in the second half of 2017. The U45 is the OEM sensor that is inside the Hamster Pro 45. The U45 is intended for developers who would like to create their own two finger readers or who intend to imbed the FAP 45 sensor into devices with additional functionality. The Hamster Pro 45 is a FAP 45 certified, Appendix F compliant two finger and

Latest Micromax smartphone features Fingerprint Cards touch sensor FPC1035

The recently launched smartphone from Indian OEM Micromax features Fingerprint Cards (FPC) touch sensor FPC1035. In a company statement, FPC noted that this is the first time a Fingerprint Cards solution has been integrated by an Indian OEM. “This is a very strong sign of Fingerprints’ market position and our ability to expand our global reach,” commented Ted Hansson, senior vice president Business Line Mobile at Fingerprint Cards. “India is currently the third largest and the fastest growing smartphone market

SecuGen showcasing Bluetooth enabled OEM fingerprint sensor at ISC West

Optical fingerprint device and technology vendor SecuGen will be demonstrating its Bluetooth enabled OEM fingerprint sensor at ISC West next month in Las Vegas. The UN20 Bluetooth is an embedded fingerprint solution that uses a Bluetooth interface with an easy-to-use set of commands that allows a developer to capture fingerprint images, extract templates, and to enroll, search and match fingerprint templates all within the UN20 device. The UN20 Bluetooth hardware is FBI certified for use in the FIPS 201 PIV

SecuGen to showcase Bluetooth enabled OEM fingerprint sensor at RSA

Optical fingerprint device and technology vendor SecuGen will be demonstrating the UN20 Bluetooth, a Bluetooth-enabled OEM fingerprint sensor that is FAP 20 certified, small, rugged and affordable at this year’s RSA Conference in San Francisco next month. According to a company statement, the UN20 Bluetooth uses a Bluetooth interface with a simple and easy-to-use set of commands that allows the developer to capture fingerprint images, extract templates, and to enroll, search and match fingerprint templates all within the UN20 device.

EyeLock intros iris authentication reference designs for IoT device integration

EyeLock LLC has introduced three reference designs architected specifically for high volume OEM integration, addressing the rapidly increasing demand for iris authentication solutions across a wide range of IoT devices and broad applications. The company will exhibit the three reference design modules and other solutions at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) from January 5 to 8 from the VOXX International booth. The modules are self-contained hardware and software systems for iris enrollment and authentication that can be customized based

SecuGen to demo bluetooth enabled OEM fingerprint sensor at CES

Optical fingerprint device and technology vendor SecuGen announced that they will be demonstrating the UN20 Bluetooth, a Bluetooth enabled OEM fingerprint sensor that is FAP 20 certified, small, rugged, and affordable at the CES 2017 show in Las Vegas in January. According to a company statement, the UN20 Bluetooth uses a Bluetooth interface with a simple and easy to use set of commands that allows the developer to capture fingerprint images, extract templates, and to enroll, search and match fingerprint

IDEX fingerprint sensor in new handset launched by Taiwanese OEM

IDEX fingerprint sensor Cardinal Q is featured in a new flagship device from an unnamed Taiwanese OEM. The Cardinal family of fingerprint sensors have a very small silicon footprint combined with high biometric performance and offer a compelling value proposition for mobile OEMs. IDEX previously announced multiple design wins from this major Asian customer in August and October this year. “We are very pleased to have our fingerprint sensor in a handset qualified and launched by another leading mobile OEM.