Identity Management / Biometrics

Canadian Police Force Uses Two-Factor Authentication Solution For Added Network Security

Regulatory compliance is one of the driving forces behind many security integration decisions, forcing companies to consider solutions otherwise deemed unnecessary. Often, this results in organizations choosing the most basic product that meets the requirements with the least impact on processes and technology infrastructure. However, some organizations are choosing to integrate security technology that does more than merely comply with regulations — leading to enhanced business processes, cost cutting and increased efficiency.

UC Irvine Students Get Handy Access to Rec Center

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies announced today that UC Irvine Campus Recreation recently installed a biometric Schlage HandKey reader to replace card access at its Center.

Snag in the Port

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have a new biometric security system in place, but it may not be that effective since several thousand workers have not picked up their new ID cards.

Vegas On My Mind

I was an ISC West newbie this year -- it was my first time attending the show, and I can sum up my experience with one word: amazing.

Belgian Police Department Uses Fingerprint Capture System

For its 100th anniversary, the Belgian Police Department's Legal Identification Division is getting an innovative fingerprint capture system. Steria Benelux has been chosen to equip the Technical and Scientific Police Department's Legal Identification Division with a fingerprint-capture system.

Gemalto Provides National e-ID Cards For Saudi Arabia

Gemalto recently announced it is delivering electronic ID cards to the National Information Center (NIC), the IT entity of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior.

Siemens to Incorporate G&D StarSign USB Tokens

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is supplying Siemens Enterprise Communications (SEN) with smart cards and cryptographic USB tokens from the StarSign product family. The two companies intend to offer their customers jointly-developed company ID and identity solutions in a global cooperation model that would take effect immediately.

Cypress Computer Systems, Veridt Expand Partnership

Cypress Computer Systems Inc. announced recently it is further expanding its strategic partnership with Veridt Inc. for integration of its wireless interface devices into Veridt’s applied biometric/smartcard technology.

STOPware Announces New Visitor Management Solution

STOPware Inc. recently announced a new solution to provide visitor management outside traditional lobby or kiosk stations. The system, featuring STOPware’s PassagePoint Global v10 installed on a Panasonic Toughbook U1 ultra mobile PC with embedded mobile broadband, was unveiled at ISC West.

Pivot3 Wins Best In Show At SIA’s New Product Showcase

Pivot3 won SIA’s Best in Show Award at the 2009 New Product Showcase for its Serverless Computer storage solution at ISC West. Pivot3 provides clustered architecture that delivers large-scale, high-bandwidth storage using off-the-shelf hardware components combined with specialized software.

Zebra Technologies Announces New ZXP Series 8

Zebra Technologies Corp. recently announced the introduction of the Zebra ZXP Series 8, a revolutionary retransfer printer that offers a host of options for smart card encoding and networking making it ideal for such applications such as high security ID cards, driver’s licenses, gift cards and financial cards.

HID Global Demonstrates Variety Of Secure Identity Solutions

HID Global will demonstrate a broad variety of solutions at ISC West. Under the theme “A World of New Possibilities,” HID’s booth (11052) shows a complete suite of products, resources and partnerships that enable end-users to conveniently implement everything from networked access control to contactless logical access solutions.

Keeping Watch

With biometric technology, payroll administrators can eliminate the headaches and costs of accurately tracking employee time and attendance.

The Golden Years

Like many healthcare and senior care facilities, Casa de las Campanas was cognizant of the need for greater efficiency and security required in today’s fast-paced world.

Report: Advances In Biometrics Remedy The Need For Increased Security

Security concerns in the present world continue to grow in intensity and complexity. This opens the door to many opportunities within the European biometrics market, which is expected to experience substantial growth in the coming years despite the current economic downturn.

Port Of Wilmington To Monitor Non-TWIC Visitors With Siemens Video Surveillance System

Recently, Port of Wilmington security officials received the Coast Guard’s permission to leverage its Siveillance SiteIQ video surveillance system to monitor truckers and port visitors not carrying Transportation Worker Identification Credential.

Lockheed Martin Named Biometrics Systems Integrator Company Of The Year

Lockheed Martin has been named the Biometrics Systems integrator “Company of the Year” by Frost and Sullivan, recognizing the company’s leadership in developing innovative biometrics solutions for a wide range of customers.

Amsterdam Airport To Test Iris Recognition Systems

Sarnoff Corp., a provider of iris imaging technology, recently announced it has been selected by the Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam to test its Iris on the Move (IOM) Portal iris recognition system.

Spanish Fitness Centers Use Contactless Smart Cards For Security, Flexibility

In order to meet the needs of members and run the sports facilities optimally, Zest Health & Fitness in Spain is relying on an access control and locking system based on the contactless smart card technology from LEGIC.

Hospital Uses LEGEND id Security System To Turn Away Potential Threats

LEGEND id, a photo ID and tracking solutions provider, recently announced the installation and support of the new on-site visitor identification and background checking system at Seattle Children’s Hospital in January.


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