SecuGen WebAPI beta software now available

SecuGen announced that its WebAPI beta software is now available and will also be featured at the company’s booth next week at CES. The WebAPI SDK allows software developers to add fingerprint authentication to web applications. It is compatible with most modern web browsers, supports JavaScript and RESTFUL web service and features easy to integrate fingerprint capture, enrollment, and matching functions. In other company news, SecuGen and SafeDefend LLC have partnered to create the SafeDefend Personnel Protection System and will

Aware’s Knomi framework offers flexible, multimodal approach to mobile biometric authentication

When Aware launched its Knomi framework in October, it marked the arrival of a new approach to using biometrics to realize the convenience and security of password-free mobile authentication. With support for several modalities and device- or server-centric implementations, the Knomi mobile biometric authentication framework appears unmatched in its flexibility. Knomi leverages Aware’s many years of experience enabling large-scale systems with biometric capture and matching algorithms. The framework of biometric algorithms is provided as SDKs and APIs designed for integration

Neurotechnology launches SentiMask SDK

Neurotechnology has introduced the SentiMask SDK for real-time face tracking and masking, 3D digital character control and other applications. According to a company statement, the SentiMask algorithm can detect and track the user’s face, in real time from a regular video stream, such as a webcam, or in a video file, and it does not require depth sensors or any other special hardware. The output from SentiMask is in the form of 2D and 3D coordinates that represent certain facial

Aware introduces Knomi mobile biometric framework

Aware announced the launch of its Knomi mobile biometric authentication framework on Thursday. Knomi consists of SDKs that work together on a mobile device and server to replace passwords with multifactor authentication. Modalities currently available with Knomi include face recognition, voice recognition, and a simultaneous combination of face and keystroke dynamic recognition. Voice recognition was also recently added to Aware’s Nexa search and match SDKs. Knomi provides high accuracy and speed performance with Aware’s algorithms, and prevents several types of

Qualcomm releases deep learning SDK for mobile platforms

Qualcomm Technologies announced the immediate availability of the Qualcomm Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine (NPE) software development kit (SDK) on Qualcomm Developer Network. The Snapdragon NPE marks the first deep learning software framework designed for Snapdragon Mobile Platforms, providing developers with tools to accelerate deep neural network workloads on mobile and other edge devices powered by Snapdragon processors. Developers can select any optimal Snapdragon core for the desired user experience, including Qualcomm Kryo CPU, Qualcomm Adreno GPU or Qualcomm Hexagon DSP.

Neurotechnology makes a number of updates to the MegaMatcher product line

Neurotechnology has announced the availability of MegaMatcher 10, the latest update to the MegaMatcher multi-biometric product line. MegaMatcher 10 provides a number of significant updates across the MegaMatcher line, which includes: MegaMatcher SDK, a multi-biometric SDK for large scale systems; MegaMatcher Accelerator biometric matching engine, and; the MegaMatcher ABIS turnkey solution. Each biometric modality can be used alone or in any combination to provide to meet the needs of small and large-scale biometric identification projects. “This version provides increased accuracy

Enfuce, Gemalto offering mobile authentication services in the Nordics

Gemalto has partnered with Finnish financial services provider Enfuce to provide financial enterprises in the Nordics with mobile authentication services. Built on Gemalto’s Mobile Protector Software Development Kit (SDK) and Confirm Authentication Server (CAS), Enfuce’s cloud-based authentication-as a-service solution enables financial institutions, retailers and fintechs to secure their mobile applications. Users can select from a range of authentication factors for transactions including PIN code, fingerprint or facial recognition. Leveraging the capabilities of the Mobile Protector SDK, Enfuce’s customers can deploy

Neurotechnology releases new SentiVeillance SDK

Neurotechnology has released SentiVeillance 6.0 software development kit (SDK), which provides improved facial recognition using up to 10 surveillance, security and public safety cameras on a single computer, making it suitable for a wide range of surveillance applications. According to a company statement, the new version uses deep neural-network-based facial detection and recognition algorithms to improve accuracy, and it utilizes a Graphing Processing Unit (GPU) for enhanced speed. In addition, users can more quickly and easily adjust the tradeoff between

Uni-ID, Safran to provide mobile biometric authentication in China

Safran Identity & Security announced that Chinese authentication technology firm Uni-ID Technology has integrated its facial recognition solution in its FIDO compliant authentication application for consumer devices. Online service providers in China, which is the largest mobile payment market in the world, are seeking new technologies to increase the security and convenience of customer authentication in mobile transactions. Uni-ID has selected Safran Identity & Security’s Software Development Kit (SDK) for facial recognition to be implemented in its authentication application. “With

Safran releases new version of its Selfie-Check SDK

In an effort to increase the accuracy and security of its biometric facial authentication solution for mobile devices, Safran Identity & Security has upgraded its Selfie-Check SDK with enhanced liveness detection. Now when users take a selfie for authentication, they will be asked randomly to turn their head to the right, the left or downwards, or a combination of all of these to determine that the user is a real and a live person. The ability to recognize a living