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Commercial Applications

Biometrics are used in retail and customer-facing settings for point-of-sales services such as payments, access control in systems for purposes such as shoplifting prevention, and identification or characteristic analysis for personalization or customer insights. Access control systems are also increasingly used for automated commercial applications, such as hotel check-ins. Typically, these use palm vein, fingerprint, iris recognition, facial recognition.

 

Expert says biometric systems subject to spoofs

According to Biometrics Institute Technical Committee Chair Ted Dunstone, biometric systems are more susceptible to vulnerabilities or spoofs because hardware…

 

English Students Able to Opt-Out of Biometrics at School

New guidelines for English schools will make clear that they will no longer be able to use pupils’ biometric data…

 

Imation Releases Biometric Flash Drive

The Defender F200 is a compact and portable USB biometric reader. This handy new contraption is a dream come true…

 

Nuance Provides Voice Control Technology For Samsung TVs

Nuance, the company that specializes in voice recognition applications, has recently announced that Korean television manufacturing company Samsung, is using its…

 

West African Micro Credit Bank Chooses M2SYS Fingerprint Biometrics

To sustain customer trust in the banking system, ASMAB is adapting the M2SYS Hybrid Biometric Platform technology that uses fingerprint…

 

California data center uses biometrics for access control

Customization was the name of the game when ScaleMatrix opened its newest 50,000 sq. ft. San Diego data center recently. The…

 

NFC phones, tablets with fingerprint security expected later this year

Authentec has designed a new fingerprint sensor called AES2750 that will be used by near field communication (NFC) phone and…

 

Intellicheck Mobilisa Receives New Certification

Intellicheck Mobilisa has just recently received the Lenel factory certification and has now joined the Lenel Open Access Alliance Program…

 

Harmonic Launches Iris 2.0 Analytics Software

Iris 2.0 is the newest version of Harmonic’s video quality monitoring and analytics software suite. It features an enhanced graphical user…

 

CLEAR Arrives in San Francisco Before Memorial Day

CLEAR, a trusted provider of secure identification and authentication, announced it would launch its CLEARlanes service at San Francisco International…

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