NEXT Biometrics mass ships new fingerprint sensors for notebooks

NEXT Biometrics has begun mass production shipments of its NB-2034-S2 sensor module, designed for the notebook, tablet and access control markets. The module is the first in a series of the company’s high performance, cost-efficient fingerprint modules based on NEXT’s second generation ASIC, the NB-A520. The NB-2034-S2 module is based on a single semiconductor controller, the NB-A520 ASIC, which includes an integrated microcontroller that provides greater flexibility in product design and a reduction in system cost. The number of external

imageHOLDERS designs tablet kiosk for FingoPay finger vein reader

imageHOLDERS has designed a secure enclosure to integrate Sthaler’s finger vein reader, FingoPay, within a floor standing expo, with a branded front panel and shelf to sit the finger vein reader. The secure tablet kiosk integrates the Linx 10 Windows based tablet from Exertis, providing users with a secure way to join FingoPay and the branded graphic panel highlights the key USPs of the solution. According to a company statement, imageHOLDERS have been working closely with Sthaler to securely enclose

AAEON partners with iSign to enable tablets with biometric signature technology

Rugged tablets developer AAEON Electronics, Inc. has partnered with biometric signature security firm iSign International Inc., enabling AAEON’s rugged tablets to use iSign’s enterprise IT security solution. The biometric signature solution is compatible with all of AAEON’s IP65 certified and MIL-STD-810G rugged tablet touch screens, without having to incur the cost of additional biometric hardware. iSign’s technology delivers 99.999% security while meeting the most strict mobile enterprise security standards. “AAEON is extremely excited about this strategic partnership with iSign International,”

ASUS selects Synaptics’ Natural ID fingerprint sensors for its flagship tablet

Synaptics‘ Natural ID fingerprint sensors have been selected by ASUS for secure, high-performance biometric authentication on its flagship tablet, the ASUS Zenpad 3S 10. ASUS chose Synaptics’ FS4300 solution, a fingerprint sensor with over 100 million units shipped into mass production “We are thrilled about the newly launched ASUS ZenPad 3S 10,” commented Rangoon Chang, general manager, Mobile Computing Business Unit, ASUS. “The security of Synaptics’ fingerprint authentication solution along with the convenience of not having to type passwords is

AMREL receives FBI certification for its newest rugged biometric tablet

AMREL announced that its Flexpedient AT80B rugged biometric tablet is now on the exclusive FBI’s Certified Products listing. “The FBI has certified that the AT80B is in compliance with the CJIS Division’s Next Generation Identification System Image Quality Specifications (IQS): EBTS Mobile ID FAP 45 Appendix F Specifications,” explains Richard Lane, AMREL VP of Strategic Business Development. “It meets or exceeds the criteria for for single & dual finger flat & rolled print which means it can access the FBI’s

Lenovo selects Infineon TPM for new ThinkPad notebooks

Lenovo’s new ThinkPad notebooks will be equipped with OPTIGA TPM (Trusted Platform Module) chips by Infineon Technologies. The new ThinkPad notebooks are based on the 6th Generation Intel Core Processor family and use the OPTIGA TPM SLB 9670 chip which is designed to increase the data security of laptops and tablet PCs. Sensitive data such as security keys, certificates and passwords can be stored in the TPM chip separately from the main processor and are better protected against hacker attacks.

Indian company launches tablet designed to manage biometrics-based attendance, financial inclusion

Datamini Technologies has launched the Janunnati Pad, a Windows 10-backed tablet with 3G and 4G, a fingerprint reader for Aadhaar authentication and a built-in magnetic card reader for financial transactions at a price starting at around $180 USD. The new device is geared towards the government sector to manage biometrics-based attendance, financial inclusion and direct benefit transfers. “We are talking to various state governments and are in touch with a couple of banks, insurance firms and logistic companies to market

Samsung continues to utilize speech recognition technology by Sensory

Sensory Inc. announced this past week that Samsung continues to utilize TrulyHandsfree technology to provide speech trigger and speech recognition experience on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones, even when no internet connection is present. Samsung has been integrating Sensory technology on Samsung Galaxy smartphone products since the introduction of the S2 back in 2011 and TrulyHandsfree technology has been on every Samsung Galaxy smartphone product since the S2, including the recently announced Galaxy S7 and S7

FPC and Precise Biometrics fingerprint technology in Huawei GX8 smartphone

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) and Precise Biometrics fingerprint technology has been integrated into the latest Huawei GX8 smartphones. The device uses Precise Biometrics’ product for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices, Precise BioMatch Mobile and the FPC1025 touch fingerprint sensor. Also announced this week, Huawei’s new Android tablet, the MediaPad M2, features FPC’s touch fingerprint sensor FPC1155 and Precise BioMatch Mobile. Håkan Persson, CEO of Precise Biometrics commented, ”We are pleased that this leading vendor has chosen to use Precise BioMatch Mobile

Precise Biometrics and FPC fingerprint technology integrated into two new smartphones

Precise Biometrics and Fingerprint Cards (FPC) fingerprint technology has been integrated into the latest Lenovo VIBE K4 Note and Hisense A1 smartphones. The devices use Precise Biometrics’ product for fingerprint recognition in mobile devices, Precise BioMatch Mobile and the FPC1025 touch fingerprint sensor. In related news, yesterday at CES, Huawei introduced its Android tablet, MediaPad M2, featuring FPC’s touch fingerprint sensor FPC1155. Received and expected revenues in 2016 relating to sales of FPC1155 for this tablet model are included in