Umanick to promote IriTech iris recognition healthcare app in Spain

Following a successful pilot of IriTech’s iris mobile solution, Umanick will promote the biometric ID app to penetrate the biometric healthcare market in Spain. Earlier this year, Umanick piloted IriTech’s iris healthcare app at Arrixaca Hospital in Murcia, Spain to identity patients before blood transfusions and chemotherapy treatments. The biometric solution continues to be used at the hospital to help identify about 80 patients daily before crucial medical tests. The solution includes an IriShield camera which connects directly to an

Next Biometrics signs Intuate Biometrics as its distributor in Spain

Next Biometrics announced it has signed Intuate S.L., which operates under the name Intuate Biometric, as its official distributor in Spain. Signing Intuate as its Spanish distributor plays an integral role for Next Biometrics in building a “strong network of high quality distributors around the world,” according to Next Biometrics CEO Tore Etholm-Idsoe. Enabled by its patented Next Active Thermal principle, which is based on heat transfer, Next Biometrics offers high quality area fingerprint sensors that can be implemented in

Indra installs 124 biometric border control kiosks at five Spanish airports

Indra has successfully deployed approximately 124 automatic border control (ABC) biometric systems at five airports across Spain, including in Madrid, Barcelona, Girona, Palma de Mallorca and Alicante, according to a report by airport-technology.com. The biometric technology is designed to accelerate the processing of the passengers of the European Economic Area (Schengen area) returning from non-member states. The ABC systems operate through kiosks where passengers are required to present their digital passport or other electronic ID, with each kiosk consisting of

Biometric Update: most popular news for week ending October 26

Here’s a recap of most popular and noteworthy biometrics industry news that appeared on BiometricUpdate.com this past week. Biometrics Week in Review: Interpol facial recognition standards, Android trusted face, biometric border control in Spain, biometrics2104 coverage, software for battlefield intelligence, google chrome and FIDO, Encap Security, biometrics in banking, Australia’s biometric collection plan and a special report on Port security. Interpol facial recognition experts meet to develop global guidelines – Biometric experts recently gathered at the first meeting of the

Spain’s Ministry of Security to implement biometric border control management system

Spain’s Ministry of Security has posted a public tender contract for the supply and installation of a new biometric border control management system to facilitate all vehicles and pedestrians crossing between Cadiz province and the British colony of Gibraltar, according to a report by El Confidential Autonomy. The border control management system will help accelerate the long queues of cars and pedestrians that occur when entering and leaving Gibraltar to Spain, as well as maintain controls to prevent smuggling. Tendered