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NIST Releases Data to Help Measure Accuracy of Biometric Identification

December 12, 2019

New biometric research data — ranging from fingerprints to facial photographs and iris scans — is now available…
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Neurotechnology Ranks First in Latest MINEX III Results

October 22, 2019

Neurotechnology’s template generator and matcher top the NIST MINEX, ranking as the most interoperable and accurate fingerprint recognition…
Google Now Offers Password-Free Log-In for Android Users

August 22, 2019

If you’re like most people, creating and typing in different passwords for all the user accounts you’ve got…
NEC Fingerprint Identification Contributes to the Provision of Legal Identity for Newborn Children in Developing Countries

June 22, 2019

NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has announced the successful conclusion of fingerprint identification technology trials with newborn children from…
Researchers Develop Biometric Tool for Newborn Fingerprinting

September 13, 2018

Researchers at the University of California San Diego say they have dramatically advanced the science of biometric identification,…
NIST Report and Data Could Bring Improvements to Fingerprinting Technology

May 4, 2018

Fingerprint capture technology has advanced to the point where high-quality rolled prints soon might be obtained without the…
Fingerprint and facial recognition on mobile phones

January 15, 2018

Many businesses, markets and projects can’t imagine their success without facial recognition. This functionality is a part of…
Scientists Automate Key Step in Forensic Fingerprint Analysis

August 16, 2017

The first big case involving fingerprint evidence in the United States was the murder trial of Thomas Jennings…
The Fastest Biometric Engine in the World

June 13, 2017

A new solution for national-scale biometric identification projects is capable of matching 1.2 billion fingerprints per second, 1.2 billion faces…
Cloud-based Biometric Time and Attendance Service

March 29, 2017

The new NCheck Cloud Bio Attendance cloud-based biometric time and attendance logging service enables users to check in…
Remote Controller Uses Your Fingerprints For Different Actions

December 29, 2016

If you have several devices that might be remotely controlled via smartphone with different apps, that might be…
Nail to Nail (N2N) Fingerprint Challenge

November 3, 2016

Do you have a unique or proven approach for capturing a full fingerprint from nailbed to nailbed? The…
Fingerprint Reader Underneath Smartphone Glass

May 2, 2016

LG made an under glass fingerprint sensor module, that allows to place your finger on the cover glass…
Small USB Fingerprint Scanner

April 19, 2016

iTouch ID is a small USB fingerprint scanner, that is compatible with PC, Mac and Android platforms. It is…
Apple Patented Panic Mode for iPhones

January 13, 2016

US patent application US 2015/0319294 A1 was recently published and discloses a new panic mode for iPhones or…
Lock with Fingerprint Recognition

December 15, 2015

Grasp is bicycle lock with fingerprint recognition. It reads a fingerprint and unlocks in less than a second. The lock is finished with…
Fingerprinting ivory

November 2, 2015

Scientists from King’s College London and University College London have collaborated with imaging and fingerprint experts from the…
Glowing fingerprints to fight crime

October 21, 2015

A CSIRO scientist who had his home broken into has developed a new crime scene identification technique to…
Hands Off! NIST Helps Bring Contactless Fingerprint Technology to Market

September 4, 2015

Quickly moving through security checkpoints by showing your hand to a scanner seems straight out of science fiction,…
Frost & Sullivan honors DERMALOG with biometrics prize for achievements in Africa

August 31, 2015

The consulting company Frost & Sullivan has awarded Germany’s largest biometrics manufacturer DERMALOG and its customized solutions and…
Who, What, WHEN: Determining the Age of Fingerprints

August 26, 2015

Watch the imprint of a tire track in soft mud, and it will slowly blur, the ridges of…
A new CSI tool could pinpoint when fingerprints were left behind

August 18, 2015

The crime scene investigators on TV’s popular CSI: Crime Scene Investigation series seem able to solve any mystery…
Universal Fingerprint-Protected Autofill

August 11, 2015

Crypta is a fingerprint-protected USB device that allows you to log into your account on any computer with your fingerprint. Plug…
Stuck on you: Research shows fingerprint accuracy stays the same over time

July 8, 2015

Fingerprints have been used by law enforcement and forensics experts to successfully identify people for more than 100…
Research Shows Fingerprint Accuracy Stays The Same Over Time

June 30, 2015

Fingerprints have been used by law enforcement and forensics experts to successfully identify people for more than 100…
Fingerprint Smart Lock

June 12, 2015

Ola is keyless and phoneless fingerprint smart lock, which unlocks your door in less than a second. It incorporates…
3-D fingerprint phantoms improve fingerprint-matching technology

March 25, 2014

A team of Michigan State University computer scientists have built the first three-dimensional model of a human fingerprint.…
Biometrics Institute calls for the adoption of spoof detection following iPhone 5S hack

October 3, 2013

The Biometrics Institute is campaigning for widespread adoption of spoof detection technology, and it’s not alone.…
Danal, CrucialTec launch mobile fingerprint payment app in Korea

October 3, 2013

It’s been widely speculated that Apple is waiting to see how Android phones are received with open sensors…
Fingerprint Cards gets million-unit order, recruits new VP for sourcing and supply

October 3, 2013

Fingerprint Cards says it has received a massive order for nearly 1 million of its swipe sensors for the…
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