Identity Management / Biometrics


ID Connection Adds Datacard to Its Product Offering

As a Datacard distributor, ID Connection provides resellers with the full range of Datacard ID solutions offerings as well as services and support.

Survey Finds Federal Consolidation Efforts are Increasing Data Center Complexity

Juniper Networks recently released a report on the impact of data center consolidation on the Federal government.

Safran Group Completes L-1 Acquisition

The combined companies will offer a larger range of products and services, since offerings from both Morpho and L-1 will be available together for the first time.

The Future of Multipurpose Smart Cards

Increasing threats on school campuses and at government facilities, coupled with diminishing budgets and intense pressure to cut costs across all levels and departments, are forcing security administrators to find new ways to keep their buildings safe without breaking the bank.

Kicking it up a leve

Kicking It Up a Level

An employee at a particular major teaching hospital carries a magnetic stripe card with two barcodes on the lanyard. In addition, the employee must remember two different PINs and carry a proximity card for the institution’s other facility. That doesn’t make sense.

SecuGen Files Counter Complaint Against Suprema

SecuGen Corp., a provider of optical fingerprint technology based in Silicon Valley, Calif., recently announced that it has filed counterclaims against Korean biometric company Suprema Inc. for fraud, breach of contract, and negligent misrepresentation.

USCIS Wins International Innovation Award for Its U.S. Green Card Manufactured By HID Global

HID Global announced that the U.S. Permanent Resident (“Green”) Card manufactured under its LaserCard brand has won the ACT Canada “International Innovation Award” for identity management.

State of Tennessee Names L-1 Identity Solutions as Exclusive Provider of Digital Fingerprinting Services

The $40 million, three-year contract with the Tennessee Applicant Processing Services program includes two additional one-year renewals for a potential combined contract duration up to five years.



Chinese Company Partners with LEGIC Identsystems

Pansun Infotech, a provider of RFID tags, microprocessor cards, readers, biometric modules and card printers, will draw benefits by integrating LEGIC in its power meter solutions.

Systems Integrator D&K Partners with LEGIC

End users will benefit from the technology in their access control, time and attendance and visitor administration systems, which meets high requirements in terms of security and flexibility.

Samsung Nexus S aboard NASA Final Shuttle

Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile), a mobile phone provider, recently announced Nexus S is aboard NASA’s final space shuttle.

Infinova Security Cameras Integrated with Digifort Suite

As a result of a partnership between Infinova and Digifort, integrators can now provide their customers with Infinova IP and megapixel cameras fully integrated with the Digifort IP surveillance software and products.

Indigo Identityware Announces Biometric Authentication for Healthcare

MorphoTrak’s biometric technology combined with Indigo’s proprietary Identity and Access Management solution will ensure healthcare providers seamless access each time they authenticate into their desktop and electronic medical records system.

Schlage OEM100 Embedded Reader Module Provides Proximity and Smart Card Reading

The module can read both 125 KHz proximity and 13.56 MHz contactless smart card credentials.

New York Medical Center Uses Biometrics for Patient Identification

NYU Langone Medical Center announced recently that it is the first medical center in the Northeast to use PatientSecure -- a cutting-edge biometric technology -- to identify patients. Utilizing near infrared light to map an image of the blood-flow pattern through the veins in a person’s palm, the digital palm image is converted into a unique patient identifier that interfaces with the medical center’s electronic health record system.

Popeye's Franchisee Uses Fingerprint Biometrics to Reduce Employee Fraud

DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of authentication and endpoint protection solutions, recently announced Sailormen, Inc., the largest Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits franchise in the U.S., is rolling out U.are.U Fingerprint Readers to 148 locations throughout Alabama, Illinois, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Missouri. Sailormen, Inc. has found that the deployment of fingerprint biometrics as a part of their point-of-sale (POS) systems, has improved employee accountability, increased sales, and reduced both unauthorized transactions and payroll fraud.

Business Reduces Payroll Fraud, Cuts Overtime Costs by 75 Percent with Biometrics

DigitalPersona Inc., a global provider of authentication and endpoint protection solutions, recently announced that Connectivity Source, a full-service Master Telecommunications Agency, has reduced time-and-attendance fraud by as much as 75 percent with DigitalPersona U.are.U fingerprint readers and iQmetrix retail management software.

General Dynamics To Support DHS Headquarters Relocation

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded a task order through the U.S. General Services Administration's Alliant Contract to support the relocation of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's headquarters.

ESX Announces 2011 Maximum Impact Award Winners

The winners of the 2011 Maximum Impact Awards have been announced at the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) in Charlotte, N.C.

e-DATA Acquired By Kaba Group

e-DATA Corp of Dallas announced recently it has been acquired by the Kaba Group. e-DATA is a manufacturer of Web-based appliances for physical access control and time & attendance, including integrated fingerprint biometrics.

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