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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.

 

BIO-key & Indigo team to provide biometric healthcare security solution

BIO-key International Inc. is partnering with Indigo Identityware Inc. to provide a password-free biometric authentication solution for the healthcare industry….

 

NIST recognizes NEC for ‘best-in-class’ facial recognition technology

NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading technology provider of strategic IT and communications solutions, has recently announced that its…

 

Lumidigm Inc. to deploy fingerprint sensors into CAIXA ATMs

Lumidigm Inc., a biometric company dedicated to enabling convenient, secure, and reliable identification and verification, is providing fingerprint sensors to…

 

Scientists create new neuro/cryptic password technology

A new technology that combines cryptography with neuroscience will enable users to learn a password without knowing its consciously. This…

 

IBM guide features BIO-key fingerprint technology

BIO-key and IBM have teamed up to provide clients with fingerprint biometric identification solutions and advanced mobile identification technology. Details…

 

Iris recognition systems are vulnerable to attack

Iris scan systems have been the subject of much controversy after they had been successfully duped by academics to assess…

 

Carnegie Mellon University to set up New Pedo-Biometrics Research and Identity Automation Lab

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers are turning to human feet as new biometric identifier. With $1.5 million per year, CMU’s…

 

Secure Planet’s Biometric Android app released on Google Play

Secure Planet has recently launched a free Android phone application called Secure BioID-Lite App on Google Play Andriod app store….

 

FBI certifies BI2 Technologies multi-modal biometric mobile ID device

B12 Technologies’ Mobile Offender Recognition and Information System, otherwise known as MORIS, recently received a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)…

 

Precise Biometrics releases interim report to shareholders

According to Precise Biometrics’ recent interim report to shareholders, the firm had a number of major achievements over the past…

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