5G edge computing platform and facial recognition technology unveiled

A multi-access edge computing (MEC) platform and facial recognition technology has been jointly unveiled by Intel Corp, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, and Asia Pacific Telecom in Taiwan, the Taipei Times reports. The platform is the result a collaboration on 5G technology between the companies, after Intel and Hon Hai signed a memorandum of understanding to develop 5G network infrastructure. “The technologies are applicable to a wide range of scenarios, such as a smarter shopping experience in department stores, smart

BioCatch targets enterprises with new release of its behavioral biometrics platform

BioCatch has launched its next-generation platform to optimize the implementation and performance of behavioral biometrics online and on mobile at the enterprise level. According to a company statement, the BioCatch 2.0 release supports extensive scalability requirements, delivering rich data collection of behavioral parameters, and broader identification of remote access Trojans, bots, aggregators, and malware. The new release features fast processing of risk-score calculation, providing real-time behavioral insights, as well as a new graphical user interface for the “Analyst Station”, BioCatch’s

Vision-Box launches Orchestra at FTE Global

Vision-Box launched Orchestra, an open services platform for stakeholder collaboration and improved airport business intelligence built upon biometrics, at the Future Travel Experience Exhibition in Las Vegas last week. The comprehensive open services platform is built upon biometrics for passenger flow management usable by airports, airlines and border authorities, aggregating actionable intelligence tools for improved process monitoring and decision making. According to the company, Orchestra promises to be a launch pad towards the digital revolution of airports. With Orchestra, stakeholders

Vision-Box introducing new biometric passenger platform at connect:ID

Vision-Box will be demonstrating its biometrics passenger processing system at connect:ID next week in Washington, D.C. In a statement, the company said it has developed “an innovative integrated approach to border management and traveler facilitation, which includes a powerful orchestration platform connecting different land, air and sea border immigration systems with traveler-centric self-service touchpoints for biometric verification at every Entry/Exit port of a country”. Using facial biometrics as a single token, the streamlined, paperless method authenticates passengers from check-in to

Crossmatch adds risk-based contextual authentication to its Altus platform

Crossmatch has added smart features to its DigitalPersona Altus multi-factor authentication platform including new contextual and application-specific authentication capabilities that lets IT and InfoSec managers step-up security when it’s needed most and minimize end-user friction. The company says that the “contextual and application-specific authentication capabilities enhances the Altus solution’s human approach to secure access”. The new features support end-user workflows that offer risk-based access without obstacles and helps organizations reduce end-user burdens to drive compliance and productivity. IT administrators can

Visa Developer platform provides access to Visa APIs and SDKs

Software application developers now have access to Visa’s payments technology, products and services through Visa Developer. The new Visa Developer platform is designed to drive innovation in payments and commerce, offering access to some of Visa’s most popular payment technologies and services including account holder identification, person-to-person payment capabilities, secure in-store and online payment services such as Visa Checkout, currency conversion and consumer transaction alerts. Visa plans to provide access to more of its payment technology over the next year.

VoicePIN exec discusses new as-a-service voice biometrics authentication solution

VoicePIN offers advanced voice biometrics solutions to clients around the world, designed to provide complete security to end users of banks, call centers and interactive voice response help desks. Using unique voice characteristics, VoicePIN’s voice biometrics technology allows authorized users to access very personal data without having to remember logins or passwords, and lowers the risk of data compromise and identity theft. Offered as an on-premise and SaaS solution, VoicePIN’s platform is designed for banks, call-centers, insurance industry, healthcare stakeholders

Cardlogix releases biometric smart card development platform

Biometric identity card and software firm CardLogix announced it has added biometric capability to its microprocessor smart card development platform, M.O.S.T. Toolz. The biometric capability captures and writes interoperable fingerprint data to a microprocessor smart card, providing an extra layer of security that bind the user to the process of mutual authentication for any card application. CardLogix’ contact and contactless M.O.S.T. Cards can be used for various applications, including passports, citizen IDs, voting, law enforcement, and healthcare IDs. The platform

Argus Global details new biometric platform

Argus Global has announced plans to launch a new biometric product platform, called True Identity. According to the company, True Identity will deliver a comprehensive biometric identity management suite with multiple biometric capabilities. Comprising multiple biometric applications into one secure and customizable package, Argus says the new platform is usable with any biometric device or algorithm. Specifically, the new platform is designed to manage access control, asset tracking, time capture, visitor management, touch screen kiosk applications, electronic key safe management and

Novetta Solutions launches new info exploitation platform

Novetta Solutions has just launched its new information exploitation platform, Novetta eXit. The company, which calls itself “experts in solving sensitive, massive-scale problems” says the new platform is meant as a one-stop solution engineered to extract value from information. In particular, says the company, its first three eXits cover professional services and products focused on Novetta’s core competencies: Identity intelligence, big data strategies and cyber analytics. In particular, its identity analytics platform – eXit 100 — is meant to manage online