EAB announces winners of 2014 European Biometrics Research and Industry Awards

European Association for Biometrics announced the three winners of its European Biometrics Research and Industry Awards 2014 awards Now in its eighth year, the European Biometrics Research and Industry Awards is open to all academic researchers who either have a Ph.D. or are about to obtain one, with major focus on biometrics, from a European academic institution, as well as those industrial researchers employed by European companies whose core business is biometrics. The jury awarded the European Biometrics Research Award

Vrai Mobile launches a consumer voice biometric mobile application

Vrai Mobile Limited announced it has launched its first mobile application, My Voice KeePass (MVK), which acts as a personal information manager. The app ensures that users no longer require a masterkey when storing personal data, while using a voice biometric access element that is highly accurate and extremely difficult for anyone to forge. MVK enables individuals to maintain their PINs and passwords all in one, secure location. One particularly unique feature of the app is that it can be

Launchkey supports facial recognition login in latest update

LaunchKey has just unveiled a new facial recognition login system for use with online services like WordPress. According to a report in News47ell, the updated app uses ten previously captured photos of a user’s face for verification and uses embedded smartphone cameras to capture a live sample. According to the company, biometric data is stored locally, on mobile devices rather than in the cloud on Launchkey servers. The report also notes that Launchkey’s facial recognition login will work with a

Arkami closes $1.8M series A funding round

Arkami has just closed a $1.8 Million Series A round of financing and plans to use the money to fuel its growth and to satisfy consumer demand. Arkami, the creator of MyIDkey also recently made a big splash with a Kickstarter campaign, reaching its funding goal with ease. BiometricUpdate.com wrote about the company’s Kickstarter campaign in February, and noted how quickly the campaign was gaining traction. Between writing and publishing that piece, Arkami’s campaign gained over 20 fresh backers. According to