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Homeland Security to test BOSS facial recognition at junior hockey game

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will test its crowd-scanning facial recognition system, known as the Biometric Optical Surveillance System, or…

 

Fujitsu, M2SYS and iAccess Systems dominating palm vein biometrics market: research

The global market for palm vein biometrics is set to grow at a CAGR of 46.6 percent between 2012-2016, according…

 

iBeta gets new scope expansion from NVLA for biometric data interchange

iBeta Quality Assurance has received two new scope expansions to its current accreditations from National voluntary Accreditation Program. Specifically, iBeta can…

 

Lumidigm sensors used for tarmac access control at Baltimore/Washington International

Lumidigm has announced that its V-series multispectral fingerprint sensors are deployed across the Baltimore/Washington International airport. Specifically, the sensors are embedded…

 

Can the iPhone 5S be spoofed with a lifted print? Hackers crowdfund reward to find out

Apple’s iPhone 5S goes on sale today, and there’s already an award for the first person to successfully hack the…

 

Sony confirms facial recognition for PS4

It’s been confirmed that Sony’s widely-anticipated PlayStation 4 console will include facial recognition, validating some long-standing rumors and leaks. Specifically,…

 

UINT and Mereal Biometrics launch smart card with embedded biometric sensor

UINT and Mereal Biometrics have just launched a new smart card with an embedded fingerprint sensor. Designed by Patrick Partouche, President of…

 

ImageWare gets contract in support of federal iris pilot test

ImageWare Systems is set to support a pilot program for a U.S. federal agency to implement iris recognition throughout 20 state…

 

BI2 Technologies gets iris identification contract for D.C. Department of Corrections

BI2 Technologies has announced that it’s just been awarded a contract for its iris biometric technologies at the Washington, D.C. Department…

 

Biometric Consortium Conference and the changing organization of pure-play

This week, the biometrics community met in Tampa for the Biometric Consortium Conference and it’s clear that change is afoot…

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