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Tascent Inc.

Website: tascent.com

Tascent develops and deploys biometric identity products and solutions that excel in challenging, real-world environments. Each year, tens of millions of people around the world rely on Tascent’s biometric technologies for secure, seamless travel and commerce. Founded in 2015, Tascent has a strong heritage in iris recognition and multimodal high-throughput and mobile biometrics stemming from its acquisition of AOptix Identity Solutions. Tascent is based in Silicon Valley, CA and supports customers and partners globally with offices in Washington DC, London, Dubai and Singapore.

Tascent Inc. Biometrics News


Market difficulties take Tascent

(Tascent multi-modal biometrics scanners in use at Woodlands Checkpoint in Singapore last July.) Multimodal biometric identification company Tascent has folded….

Sep 27, 2022

Tascent’s multimodal biometrics contracted for Palau border, Australian prisons

The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (BCBP) of the western Pacific Ocean Republic of Palau has reached a deal…

Jul 5, 2022

Singapore trials Tascent face and iris biometrics land border clearance for people in cars

A pilot has begun at the Woodlands Checkpoint in Singapore for a new biometric version of the Automated Passenger In-car…

Mar 25, 2022

Digital trust, biometrics sales and security experts appointments unveiled

Trulioo, IDnow, Clearview AI, OneSpan, Tascent, and the Security Industry Association (SIA) are among biometrics and digital identity security organizations…

Mar 17, 2022

EyeLock launch, Tascent program address workplace biometric access control demand

Access control biometrics are getting a boost with a new back-end system and an early-access program launched by separate technology…

Nov 15, 2021

Cruise line patent suggests face biometrics for stateroom access, personalization

Face biometrics-based door unlocking may be coming to cruise ship bedrooms aboard Royal Caribbean ships, based on a patent application…

Oct 6, 2021

Biometric access control solutions, integrations and customer wins indicate market growth

A number of access control companies have expanded their offerings, with Tascent launching a new biometric endpoint and Invixium appointing…

Aug 25, 2021

US Army pandemic biometric access project awarded to Identity Strategy Partners

Defense personnel could soon navigate facilities with just their face biometrics. The U.S. Army has awarded Identity Strategy Partners (IdSP) a…

Jun 22, 2021

Tascent biometrics deployed by Chicago Cubs for touchless workplace access

Tascent has deployed its facial recognition suite for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball’s front office at Wrigley Field,…

Jun 9, 2021

Tariq Malik returns to lead Pakistan digital ID efforts amid biometrics leadership appointments

In a flurry of new hires, NADRA has returned its former head, Mitek Systems has appointed a new board member…

Apr 20, 2021

Tascent multi-stage, multi-modal self biometrics enrollment patent could broaden iris recognition use

Tascent has been awarded a new patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a multimodal biometrics innovation which would…

Apr 15, 2021

Tascent gets device certification for biometric ID enrollment in Nigeria, unveils two new mobile SDKs

Tascent has released two software development kits (SDKs) – the Mobile Face and the Mobile Device SDKs – with the…

Mar 29, 2021

NEC APAC, Tascent partner on iris and face biometrics implementation in South East Asia

Citizens and travelers in a key economic and logistical hub in South-East Asia can now enjoy a seamless and efficient…

Nov 20, 2020

Airside, Tascent team up to provide biometric solution for COVID-19-battered travel industry

Airside and Tascent have announced a partnership intended to deliver an integrated biometric solution to the global travel industry, which…

Sep 24, 2020

New biometric partnerships: Tascent for air travel, Alcatraz for healthcare

Tascent and airport lounge solution provider Information Engineering Group (IEG) announced a new biometrics partnership on Wednesday. The companies will…

Sep 21, 2020

Tascent announce regional biometrics support center in Malaysia

Tascent has announced the construction of a regional support center in Malaysia to serve customers of its biometric products and…

May 20, 2020

Tascent and D-Link ANZ launch new devices for facial biometrics and temperature checks

Tascent has launched a new device with facial recognition and contactless external body temperature scanning to help organizations meet their safety…

Oct 29, 2019

Tascent founder joins Paravision to oversee marketing and biometric product management

Joey Pritikin, founder and former co-CEO of Tascent, has been named new Chief Product Officer of Paravision, for which he…

Aug 30, 2019

Business and development opportunities top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

During a week of mostly good news for the biometrics industry, top stories on Biometric Update broadly follow themes of…

Aug 14, 2019

Tascent facial recognition excels at DHS 2019 Biometric Technology Rally

Tascent has delivered the highest biometric facial recognition accuracy, highest efficiency, and highest customer satisfaction among all 14 leading competitors…

Tascent Inc. Industry Insights


Why usability matters

This is a guest post by Joey Pritikin, VP Sales and Marketing at Tascent. Showing your ID at the airport…

Brand Focus: Tascent Inc.


Tascent launches new products to continue making biometrics accessible

Tascent has announced a pair of product launches to significantly broaden the application range for its core hardware and software…

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