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Website: hitachi.co.jp

Based on the patterns of veins in one’s finger or hand, vascular pattern recognition (VPR) provides the ease of use of hand geometry with much improved accuracy, smaller readers and contact less use. Hitachi’s finger vein system scans the veins one’s fingers and then match the vein patterns of their respective pre-established templates.

Hitachi Biometrics News


Zero errors reported in device-free face biometrics Japan airport trial

Two officials of ANA Digital Gate have spoken about the success recorded by a face biometrics authentication Proof of Concept…

Mar 29, 2024

Hitachi Vantara Federal newest member of IBIA

Hitachi Vantara Federal, a data storage company serving the U.S. federal government, is now a member of the International Biometrics…

Dec 13, 2023

Concordium Foundation to collaborate with Hitachi on biometric electronic signatures

Swiss permissionless Layer 1 blockchain provider Concordium Foundation has announced a collaboration with Japanese IT company Hitachi on proof-of-technology for…

Oct 20, 2023

Japanese companies, including Toppan, Fujitsu and Hitachi, create decentralized identity consortium

Japanese conglomerates Fujitsu, Hitachi, NTT Data and Toppan Digital are among the companies partnering with Japan’s largest financial group Mitsubishi…

Sep 26, 2023

Biometric payment adoption grows as Amazon lawsuits allege data privacy violations

Biometric payment systems – and privacy concerns surrounding those systems – are on the rise. Biometric payments could provide frictionless…

Apr 11, 2022

NEC, Hitachi biometrics planned for payments, hospitality check-in in Japan

NEC has partnered with Osaka Metro to bring face biometrics-powered payments to retail stores, starting with a pop-up shop it…

Apr 4, 2022

FinGo enters gaming market with biometric age verification, payments

FinGo has joined the gaming sector with a NYCE International partnership to provide age verification and transactions with its finger vein…

Mar 17, 2022

Hitachi and Digital Trust Networks test biometric system based on ADI’s open framework

Hitachi and Digital Trust Networks have tested a biometric solution based on the Accountable Digital Identity Association (ADIA) 1.0 Specification….

Oct 25, 2021

Hitachi trials vein biometrics to verify vaccination records

A group comprising workers from three institutions namely, Kajima Corporation, Hitachi and Kyushu University, says it is conducting a pilot…

Apr 2, 2021

Passwordless authentication with device biometrics awarded, launched and praised

Passwordless authentication solutions using device biometrics continue to draw interest from enterprises and observers, as a survey from Transmit Security…

Oct 1, 2020

Mitsubishi, Hitachi, Aktif Bank partner to assess vein biometric authentication platform for Turkish market

Mitsubishi will assess the potential of a biometric authentication platform in Turkey in a feasibility study, along with a European…

Jan 30, 2020

Hitachi and Ubisecure partner to deploy frictionless biometrics for customer authentication

Hitachi has partnered with Ubisecure to integrate its Hand Gesture Technology with Ubisecure’s Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) to deliver biometric authentication through…

Nov 20, 2019

Barclays and Hitachi release updated biometric finger vein scanner

Barclays and Hitachi have released an improved version of the Barclays Biometric Reader (BBR), a finger vein scanner that allows…

Sep 13, 2019

High traffic identification tops this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Progress in Nigeria and in airport biometrics systems make up several of the most popular articles on Biometric Update this…

Sep 9, 2019

Hitachi to launch finger vein biometrics for any camera

Japanese company Hitachi will showcase its new hand gesture authentication technology in London on September 10, writes Forbes. The biometric…

Aug 9, 2019

Alpha Generation to distribute Hitachi’s biometric tech in UK

A new partnership announced this week between IT security distributor Alpha Generation Distribution, a part of the 4SEC Group, and…

Apr 1, 2019

Fingopay to power finger vein biometric payments at Manchester hospitality venues

Fingopay is planning to launch its biometric fintech payment system at leisure and hospitality venues around Manchester this coming summer…

Jul 26, 2018

Hitachi, KDDI testing blockchain system for retail payments using finger veins

Hitachi and telecommunications operator KDDI are testing a blockchain-based system to settle retail payments. The trial will look to settle…

Apr 25, 2018

Dankort, Sthaler collaborate on a self-service payment system using Fingopay

Danish debit card firm Dankort has teamed with British biometric identification and authentication service provider Sthaler to create a self-service…

Jul 26, 2017

IBIA welcomes new members

Clarkson University, Hitachi Beijing, Liquid Inc, Telos ID, Typing DNA, and Vigilant Solutions have joined the International Biometrics + Identity…

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