IDEMIA to revamp Colombia’s identification and civil registry platform

IDEMIA (formerly known as OT-Morpho) has been selected by the National Civil Registry of Colombia, the Colombian government agency overseeing citizen identity, to update the identification and civil registry platform. As the trusted database of citizens’ biometric and alphanumeric data, the identification and civil registry platform ensures the uniqueness of identities. IDEMIA has worked with the RNEC since the beginning of this project as well as has constantly supported the solution’s successive improvements. Seeking a need to reinforce the platform

NFL team announces multi-year partnership with IdentoGO by IDEMIA

IdentoGO by IDEMIA, formerly OT–Morpho and the exclusive provider of TSA Precheck, has been named the Official Identity Security and Biometrics Partner of the New York Jets. The multi-year partnership marks IdentoGO’s first NFL partnership and first exclusive sponsorship in professional sports. The deal will also provide Jets fans with the opportunity to register for expedited security screening for travelers (TSA Precheck) at MetLife Stadium on game days. “We are proud to be the first sports team to partner with

OT-Morpho’s U.S. innovation center explores biometric banking

OT-Morpho officially opened its first U.S. innovation center in Redwood City, California, which allows visitors to experience a biometric and digital journey encompassing banking, payments, IoT, telecom and retail processes for real-life technology integration. The new center will serve as a hands-on lab to demonstrate how service providers who have gone digital have implemented and executed biometric technologies. Visitors to the center will start their journey at “home” and then will eventually immersed in several daily life environments simulating innovative

OT-Morpho denies claims Kenyan biometric voting system was hacked

OT-Morpho has denied claims that the biometric electronic system it provided the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to identify voters during Kenya’s elections was hacked, according to a report by TechTrendsKE. The move comes a few months after Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) hired OT-Morpho (which was then called Safran Identity & Security) to provide 45,000 tablets to be used to identify voters biometrically and an associated system for Kenya’s August general elections. OT-Morpho said an audit

OT-Morpho unveils ultra-compact fingerprint capture product

OT-Morpho has released MorphoTop Slim, its new ultra-compact fingerprint capture product that is six times smaller than current products, facilitating its integration into mobile solutions or existing structures. MorphoTop Slim is certified FBI IQS Appendix F and was officially launched last week at the Federal Identity Forum and Expo 2017 (Fed ID), in Washington, DC. Based on the TFT (Thin-Film Transistor) technology, this ultra-thin terminal allows the capture of 10 fingers flat or rolled. According to a company statement, capture

OT-Morpho to present H1 2017 financial results to investors in October

OT-Morpho announced it will present its H1 2017 financial results to investors on October 6. On the same day, OT-Morpho CEO Didier Lamouche and COO Frédéric Beylier will be presenting these financial results and taking questions at 1 p.m. Paris Time (7 a.m. EST). Investors can access the conference call dial-in details on the OT-Morpho website. OT-Morpho is the result of the merger between OT (Oberthur Technologies) and Safran Identity & Security (Morpho) completed in late May. The company has nearly

Washington State University installs Morpho fingerprint scanners

Washington State University (WSU) has installed MorphoWave Tower, the OT-Morpho-developed biometric fingerprint access control system which grants access to certain buildings though a wave of a hand, according to a report by The Daily Evergreen. Following the University of Maryland’s lead in using the MorphoWave Tower at their campus dining halls, WSU’s Cougar Card Center has partnered with University Recreation to test the biometric reader as a pilot program in the Student Recreation Center. The MorphoWave Tower captures a set

Leti and partners develop pressure-based fingerprint sensor

European R&D project known as PiezoMAT (PIEZOelectric nanowire MATrices), comprised of Leti, an advanced-research institute within the CEA Technological Research Division, and several partners, has developed a pressure-based fingerprint sensor with a resolution that’s more than twice as high as current U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) requirements. The project’s proof of concept demonstrates that a matrix of interconnected piezoelectric zinc-oxide (ZnO) nanowires grown on silicon can reconstruct the smallest features of human fingerprints at 1,000 dots per inch (DPI).

MorphoTrust study finds most Americans are ready for mobile biometric driver’s licenses

Radius Global Market Research and MorphoTrust USA have released a new research study which reveals that the majority of the U.S. public is ready for the traditional plastic driver’s license to go mobile. The survey polled nearly 4,000 consumers with a smartphone and have a valid driver’s license or state identification card, ranging in age, gender, region and income across the U.S. The study showed the public’s increased and widespread acceptance for using biometrics, including fingerprints and facial recognition, as

OT-Morpho launches digital license and face authentication platform

Morpho Australasia, a subsidiary of OT-Morpho, has launched License2Go, a digital license and face authentication platform that allows the holders to store identification documents in their smartphone. The main license app is complemented by a verification app, which allows police or others requiring ID checks to verify the details of the license holder without needing to hold the device. License2Go works on the principle of privacy by design, ensuring that the device owner is continuously in control of personal data