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Biometrics Institute launches an educational initiative in South Africa

The Biometrics Institute is pleased to announce its first activity in the African region; the running of the popular and well supported “Introduction to Biometrics” Short-course. The course will be held in South Africa on the 30 November – 1 December 2017. “The Biometrics Institute has been set up to educate on the responsible use of biometrics,” explains […]

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Data capture when you want and where you want it

By Chimezie Emewulu, Seamfix The need to collect and store data may differ from industry to industry; whether you’re looking to register people, do a Biometric time and attendance for your company, capture data for your analysis or verify the identity of people you have captured, at the core, a platform must be able to […]

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IDEX launches fingerprint sensor for contactless cards

IDEX has launched a low power fingerprint sensor ready to be used in contactless cards operating with standard NFC terminals. The company says that the sensor’s power management supports biometric card operation without a battery. The sensor is also specifically designed for standard mass production processes. “The launch of our new low power sensor enables […]

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OT-Morpho introduces the world’s first complete range of biometric payment cards

OT-Morpho, working in the digital security and identification technology market, have announced the creation of the market’s first complete range of biometric payment cards, a range which reinforces payment security. It can also help governments distribute social benefits, knowing that they reach no one else than the eligible (proof of life) citizen. Banks can also […]

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Botswana selects Morpho South Africa to provide a single multi-biometric platform for ID

Safran Identity & Security, through its subsidiary Morpho South Africa, has signed a contract with the Government of Botswana, represented by the Botswana Police Service, for an upgrade and rationalization of their legacy AFIS (Automated Fingerprint Identification System) platforms into a single, multi-biometric and multi-use new-generation platform. The Botswana Police Service (BPS)looking to Safran Identity […]

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Fingerprint Cards expands its reach in biometrics by acquiring Delta ID

Fingerprint Cards (Fingerprints) has acquires Delta ID, the world`s leading supplier of iris recognition technology, for USD 106 million (approximately 938 MSEK). The acquisition of the Californian based company means that Fingerprints expands its business and its technology portfolio with biometric security solutions based on the human eye. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals […]

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The Imprimerie Nationale Group to support the Republic of Djibouti in the modernization of their ID documents and their issuance process

The Imprimerie Nationale Group has delivered a multi biometric ID documents platform for the Republic of Djibouti, supplemented by a solution for the dematerialization and digital archiving of  ID documents files. A ceremony took place at the General Directorate of the National Police (DGPN) under the high authority of the President of the Republic of […]

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Safran Identity & Security works on important Ivory Coast elections

In 2016, Safran Identity & Security, was selected by the Ivory Coast’s Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to assist with two very important elections for the country: the constitutional referendum on October 30 and the parliamentary election on December 18. The Ivory Coast once again renewed its trust in Safran Identity & Security, who previously contributed […]

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Precise Biometrics to acquire the assets of NexID Biometrics

Precise Biometrics, a leader in fingerprint software, has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of NexID Biometrics, a specialist in spoof mitigation and liveness detection solutions for the biometric authentication industry, for 32 million SEK in cash. The acquisition will enable Precise Biometrics to rapidly expand its offering of fingerprint recognition software with […]

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Safran Identity & Security launches 2nd generation biometric tablet

Safran Identity & Security, has launched its MorphoTablet™ 2. It is a unique, multi-functional tablet which delivers high accuracy biometric acquisition and matching, whenever a mobile solution is needed. MorphoTablet 2 builds upon the multiple successes of its predecessor, used in a variety of applications and markets throughout the world. These range from civil registration […]

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The Biometrics Institute celebrates 15 years of promoting the responsible use of biometrics

Silicon Trust Innovation Council member, the Biometrics Institute, is celebrating its 15-year anniversary with a consistent mission of promoting the responsible use of biometrics as an independent and impartial international user group. “I joined the Biometrics Institute in May 2002 and what an amazing journey it has been,” says Isabelle Moeller, the Biometrics Institute Chief […]

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Fujitsu expands Palm Vein Authentication product range

Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Frontech Limited have announced the addition of two new products – the FUJITSU Biometric Authentication PalmSecure-F Pro, which is a sensor that can be embedded into equipment, and the FUJITSU Biometric Authentication Palm Vein Authentication Board – to their line of palm vein authentication devices. Sales of the new products will […]

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