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Biometric Update

  1. Mastercard is retiring the signature for in-store credit or debit card purchases in Canada and the US as of April 2018, the company announced with a post to its website Thursday. More than 80 percent of in-store transactions with a Mastercard are already made without a signature, according to the post, and eliminating the little-used practice makes no difference to security. While post author Linda Kirkpatrick, Executive Vice President, US Market Development notes that the change may seem radical to
  2. Precise Biometrics has upgraded its market-leading fingerprint solution for smart cards. In an effort to lower total product costs, Precise BioMatch Embedded now supports even smaller fingerprint sensors with an area down to 30 mm2 and constrained MCU’s that enable power efficient biometric smart cards, while meeting the biometric performance requirements set by the payment card industry. In addition to supporting even smaller fingerprint sensors, Precise BioMatch Embedded offers the highest security in fingerprint authentication by addressing both biometric performance
  3. Princeton Identity has added Brian Russell to its advisory board. Russell was recently senior vp of financial solutions for Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) Mobile Security U.S. Division, and will advise the Princeton Identity team on strategies in the fintech market to simplify identity management. “We’re faced with a growing number of evolving security and authentication challenges, with the need to comply with necessary security regulation,” explained Brian Russell. “Princeton Identity has emerged as an authority in using biometrics to ease the pain
  4. IDEX ASA will be demonstrating its flexible fingerprint sensor for contactless biometric cards at Money20/20 next week. The company recently expanded its sensor solution by launching an ultra-compact matcher algorithm optimized for biometric cards. IDEX card solutions include biometric modules and sensors suitable for both contact based and contactless card applications. Last month, IDEX revealed that several new card integrators in Asia Pacific are sampling its polymer smartcard sensors for access control and government ID applications.
  5. Fingerprint Cards will be conducting a ‘Technology Update’ webcast on November 1, 2017. The webcast will cover the Swedish biometrics company’s core business capacitive sensors in smartphones, as well as provide up-to-date information on new segments and technologies including smartcards, IoT and iris recognition. FPC will also give an update on our view regarding In-Display and other new applications and technologies. The presentation will be webcast live at 14:00 CET and an on-demand version will be available after. Female Engineer
  6. SmartMetric will be showcasing its new multi-function biometric cybersecurity card and access control card at the Money 20/20 Conference next week. The biometric card is the size of a credit card and combines both network and physical doorway access into the one card. The card also has a bright green and red indicator light activated when a biometric scan is made, making it suitable to be used as an identity card. “By combining cybersecurity with doorway access control along with
  7. As the biometrics industry continues to grow, Biometric Update is bringing a new focus to the stories around the stocks in the sector. Check in with this space each week for a rundown of the financial news and interesting ideas from the week that was. Thursday was the 30th anniversary of the Great Market Crash of 1987 when the Dow registered its largest single-day decline ever. Markets sold off sharply the day before the anniversary, as well as Thursday morning.
  8. NEXT Biometrics Group has shipped sensor number 3 million this week. According to a company statement, this demonstrates NEXT’s proven ability to consistently mass produce fingerprint sensors with industry normal yield figures. “Passing 3 million NEXT fingerprint sensors shipped, we have now over several quarters consistently demonstrated NEXT’s ability to mass produce high quality, mass market robust sensors at what has become very high yield rates,” explained NEXT CEO Ritu Favre. “The NEXT organization is continuing to focus on preparations
  9. The National Hockey League and some of its 31 teams are in talks with various companies looking to supply high-definition cameras and facial recognition software in league arenas, according to a report by TSN. An unnamed senior executive with one NHL team believes that facial recognition technology will be deployed by his team and others in the NHL within the next couple years. “One of the reasons we haven’t seen this adopted is because we’ve been lucky,” the executive said.
  10. Synaptics Incorporated announced its Natural ID fingerprint sensors and its touch and display driver integration (TDDI) technology have been integrated into several recently released Huawei smartphones. Huawei said it chose Synaptics for its industry-leading capacitive-based performance, innovation, and time-to-market advantage. Synaptics Natural ID fingerprint sensors are featured on the new Huawei Honor 7X and the Maimang 6, which adds to the previously announced sensors selected for the Huawei Honor 6C, Honor 6A, Nova 2 and Nova 2 Plus smartphones. Developed
   
   
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