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Access Control

Biometric access control is a form of security. Physical access control regulates who or what can access locations such as building, campuses, rooms, or safes, and therefore ranges from automatic doors to padlocks. Logical access control limits accessibility to computer networks, accounts, systems and data. Find biometric access control solutions here.

 

Imprivata and Microsoft renew digital ID collaboration on healthcare tools

Imprivata has renewed its collaboration with Microsoft to include two of its flagship digital identity solutions, OneSign and Confirm ID,…

 

Alcatraz AI to expand biometric access control in Europe via property manager deal

London based property efficiency and security firm Switched on Space has formed a partnership with Alcatraz AI to bring autonomous access…

 

US Army pandemic biometric access project awarded to Identity Strategy Partners

Defense personnel could soon navigate facilities with just their face biometrics. The U.S. Army has awarded Identity Strategy Partners (IdSP) a…

 

Iris and face biometrics on the rise for access control worldwide

Two separate market studies have highlighted the emerging relevance of biometrics for access control applications worldwide. The first one comes…

 

UK sports club deploys FinGo vein biometrics for membership scheme

Grassroots Bowdon Rugby Club in Manchester, UK claims to be the first in the sporting world to introduce a biometric…

 

Face gesture recognition feature unveiled in Android 12 beta

The latest beta version of the Accessibility Suite app in Android 12 will include a new face biometrics-based feature dubbed…

 

Cloudflare supports hardware biometric authenticators as CAPTCHA replacement

CAPTCHAs are considered annoying by many if not most internet users, and as Cloudflare points out, they can be a…

 

Hikvision launches computer vision platform to centralize physical security operations

Hikvision has announced the availability of HikCentral Professional, a software that facilitates the remote monitoring of diverse, integrated physical security…

 

HID Global claims first certification of biometric access control tech to SIA standard

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has certified biometric reader and controller products from HID Global to its Open Supervised Device Protocol…

 

US financial regulators cite biometrics in urging stricter customer authentication

U.S. financial institutions are being encouraged to improve their security provisions through methods ranging from password controls to biometrics with…

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