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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.

 

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…

 

Biometric Kiosk Developed to Securely Dispense Medications

The medical field has been using biometrics for its patients. Now, however, Medbox Inc. is developing a biometric system to…

 

Microsoft Files Biometric Patent for Xbox

Microsoft has filed a new patent for its next Xbox console that covers biometrics. The patent is for a reading…

 

Purdue Pharma Adopts Realtime BioLock System

Realtime North America’s bioLock system has been incorporated into Purdue Pharma’s SAP enterprise system. The resulting system allows verification of…

 

CSC Teams with Daon to Launch Multifactor Identity Authentication Offering for Banking

CSC has paired up with Daon, a leader in biometric authentication technology, to launch ConfidentID Mobile. The biometric identification service…

 

Agnitio Corp. Awarded Contract by the United States Government’s TSWG

Agnitio, a leader in voice biometrics technology in areas such as law enforcement, intelligence and authentication solutions, was recently awarded…

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