Gemalto, UTCID work together to improve security, identity and privacy

Gemalto has entered into a partnership with the Center for Identity at the University of Texas at Austin (UTCID) to further efforts in research and education on identity management, privacy and security. UTCID was established in 2010 to educate industry players and the public, forecast threats, and share best practices. With this partnership, Gemalto and UTCID will focus on the following research topics to provide new options for industry players: biometrics as a solution for identity management and authentication; benefits

IDEMIA to equip Levi’s Stadium with biometrics-based technology, deploy trusted fan program

The San Francisco 49ers and IDEMIA, formerly OT–Morpho and the exclusive provider of TSA Precheck, revealed a new multi-year partnership to promote and implement identity and security services from IDEMIA’S IdentoGO solution at Levi’s Stadium. In addition to offering TSA Precheck enrollment opportunities at 49ers home games, IDEMIA will equip the stadium with biometric-based technology to assist in fan experience and security in the near future. “We’re always looking for innovative ways to enhance security at Levi’s Stadium and IDEMIA’S

3DiVi, Orbbec to deliver body recognition and face tracking software

3D computer vision software development company 3DiVi has partnered with depth sensor manufacturing firm Orbbec to deliver 3D full body and face tracking technology to consumer and corporate markets. 3DiVi is the developer of virtual reality mapping device, VicoVR, which is equipped with skeletal tracking software Nuitrack and top-ranked face recognition SDK. The NIST Face Recognition Vendor Test 2017 recognized 3DiVi face recognition algorithm as the world’s fastest recognition software. Under the partnership, Nuitrack and 3DiVi face SDK will be

Biometrics Institute and IOM collaborate to promote responsible use of biometrics

The Biometrics Institute and IOM, the UN Migration Agency, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that formalized closer collaboration on shared priorities, including promoting the responsible use of biometrics in a broad range of areas. The MoU outlines the scope of the intended cooperation and priority areas of interest. The MoU will aid the two institutions’ efforts to respond in a coordinated way to new and emerging challenges such as security requirements, accessibility to safe transport modes for migrants

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

Crossmatch, Oxford Computer Group to offer biometric identity solutions to Microsoft customers

Crossmatch and Oxford Computer Group have partnered to offer biometric identity solutions to Microsoft customers. Under the agreement terms, Oxford Computer Group will become an authorized reseller offering Crossmatch’s DigitalPersona Composite Authentication software and support, as well as single finger readers to Microsoft customers. The partnership is expected to be a significant component of the defense against cybersecurity threats, particularly in light of the rise in global breaches. “The ‘breach-a-week’ global business culture is in desperate need of solutions that

Fujitsu, ImageWare expanding biometric security solutions portfolio

Fujitsu America, Inc. has signed an agreement with ImageWare Systems as its biometrics-as-a-service partner, which reinforces and expands Fujitsu’s line of cybersecurity products and services. The company’s current portfolio includes the Fujitsu PalmSecure family, the SAMURAI Platform, the RoboSOC (SOC in a Box) solution, consulting services, systems integration services, Security Operations Centers (SOC) and other managed security services — all of which are available across North, South and Central America. “After forming a technology partnership several years ago, ImageWare and

Strategic partnership will bring enhanced biometrics and mobility to federal government

DMI and NEC Corporation of America have announced a strategic partnership to couple NEC’s biometric and advanced recognition technology with DMI’s mobile technologies and platforms to address public safety, national security and federal civilian technology priorities within the U.S. government. According to a company statement, combining NEC core identity management technologies with DMI’s mobile platforms will provide the government: real-time, secure, mobile access to fingerprint, iris and facial recognition technologies for first responders, law enforcement and military teams who are

Kona I and Fingerprint Cards extend smartcard partnership

In an effort to bring new levels of security and convenience to consumers, Fingerprint Cards biometric technology will be integrated with the Kona I Co. Ltd. (Kona) range of electronic smartcards. Kona has launched 4 new biometric smartcard versions using Fingerprint Cards technology, integrating long-life batteries and patented energy harvesting solutions with display and LED indicators. Together with battery powered internet banking solutions such as, One Time Password (OTP) and Dynamic Card Verification Value (dCVV) smartcards, Kona’s Electronic card solutions

Iris Corporation and Zwipe to investigate potential biometric smartcard applications in Malaysia

Iris Corporation is partnering with Zwipe to look into the potential for biometric smartcard applications and ways the two companies can work together to promote the technology in Malaysia, according to a report in The Edge Markets. “Iris has been in trusted ID for over 20 years and our facilities are all geared towards trusted ID,” explained Iris Corporation co-founder and technical adviser Chas Yap. “Zwipe, on the other hand, is pure payments and they’re an IP company as well.