Biometric security trends: A Q&A with Princeton Identity CEO Mark Clifton

Princeton Identity has roots extending back into some of the companies that pioneered identity management, most recently SRI Identity. It launched as an independent venture in the second half of 2016, and has quickly established itself as a leader in the biometrics market with the inclusion of its iris recognition technology in the Samsung Galaxy Note8, and the release of its multi-modal access control solution, the IOM Access200, earlier this year. The company has also continued to develop its leadership

Fintech executive veteran joins Princeton Identity’s advisory board

Princeton Identity has added Brian Russell to its advisory board. Russell was recently senior vp of financial solutions for Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) Mobile Security U.S. Division, and will advise the Princeton Identity team on strategies in the fintech market to simplify identity management. “We’re faced with a growing number of evolving security and authentication challenges, with the need to comply with necessary security regulation,” explained Brian Russell. “Princeton Identity has emerged as an authority in using biometrics to ease the pain

Samsung Galaxy Note8 features Princeton Identity iris biometrics technology

Princeton Identity revealed that its iris recognition technology is one of the core features of the Samsung Galaxy Note8. This follows the integration of the identity management company’s iris recognition technology into the Samsung Galaxy S8 earlier this year. “The future is here,” commented Mark Clifton, CEO, Princeton Identity. “Biometric tech is changing the way we interact with devices and we’re moving toward a world where you are the password. We’re excited that Samsung shares this vision and are proud

Princeton Identity adds new Sales and Marketing VP

Princeton Identity has appointed security industry veteran Bob McKee as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. McKee brings more than 40 years of security industry experience including executive management, business, marketing, and sales roles with firms including Paxton Access Ltd, McKee & Associates, Inc., Pelco and Samsung Techwin America. With Princeton Identity, McKee will oversee the company’s sales and marketing operations and expand Princeton Identity’s profile as a leader in secure and convenient identity management solutions. He will take the

Princeton Identity releases multi-modal biometric ID management solution for access control

Princeton Identity has released the IOM Access200, a biometric identification management solution designed for various access control applications. As Princeton’s first product as a standalone company, the IOM Access200 is a compact biometric solution that features multimodal (face and iris) and multifactor capabilities (PIN and card). Built using patented technologies, the IOM Access200 is easily configurable and works with range of protocols (including OSDP) to provide end-to-end security. The product can be installed as a wall-mounted unit and process identification

Samsung Galaxy S8 to feature Princeton Identity iris technology for Mastercard selfie pay

Princeton Identity announced that its patented iris recognition technology is featured in the Samsung Galaxy S8. Earlier this week Samsung announced that the Galaxy S8 will feature facial, iris and fingerprint recognition to deliver improved security for mobile banking and other sensitive applications. Princeton Identity’s iris recognition technology will enable S8 users to quickly unlock their phones with a quick glance at their device. Capturing over 200 points of a person’s iris, iris recognition is far more secure than a

Princeton Identity implements iris recognition for access control at long term care facility

Princeton Identity recently implemented an iris recognition solution at a long term care and independent residential/retirement facility in Erie, Pennsylvania to make access control procedures easier and more convenient for residents and staff. The solution involved adding two IOM (Identity on the Move) Walk-Through Identity systems and six IOM Access Control readers in the personal care building. IOM readers are installed on four sets of doors at two heights – a lower position for those in wheelchairs and a higher

Princeton Identity wins Outstanding Technology Development award

Princeton Identity announced that the company has been selected to receive the Outstanding Technology Development Company Award for 2016 by the New Jersey Tech Council. “New Jersey ranks in the top five States for innovation according to the 2016 Bloomberg Innovation Index, so we know we were up against very formidable competition,” commented Mark Clifton, CEO, Princeton Identity. “We are thrilled with being named Outstanding Technology Development Company and with it, the recognition given our biometric technology and our goal

Princeton Identity to license its patented iris recognition technology to Samsung

Princeton Identity Inc. announced an agreement to license their patented iris recognition technology to Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. for use in the new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and other mobile devices. This agreement with Princeton Identity builds on the company’s track record of delivering leading-edge biometric identity readers and identity management systems for a range of government and commercial applications. The company is a recent spinoff from SRI International. “Biometric technologies are the right approach to address today’s security challenges,

Princeton Identity launches as an independent company

Princeton Identity Inc., formerly a line of business of SRI International under the SRI Identity brand, launched operations this week as an independent company. According to a statement by the company, Princeton Identity will continue to build on SRI’s legacy of delivering leading-edge biometric technologies for a wide range of government and commercial applications, as well as for mainstream physical identity access management (PIAM) applications. Primary funding for the launch of Princeton Identity as an independent entity came from Samsung