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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.

 

Problems plague Kenyan electoral biometrics contract

The true identity of the biometrics company, Symphony, has been put in question amid claims that it was registered more…

 

BioEnable releases latest Fingerprint SDK for free download

BioEnable Technologies, a leading Indian company specializing in advanced electronic identification software, recently released its BioEnable Fingerprint Software Development Kit….

 

Report predicts the fate of biometrics for the next five years

A new market research is now available in the catalogue of Reportlinker.com. The recent report is titled “Global Biometrics Market…

 

Silicon-based fingerprint sensors market projected to grow

Global Industry Analysts, Inc. (GIA), a leading publisher of off-the-shelf market research released a comprehensive global report on the silicon-based…

 

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…

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