NEC Corporation, Tano Capital and Min Aik Technology have invested $19.5 million in Series B funding in Tascent, a U.S.-based biometrics company best known for its iris recognition solutions. NEC has been developing biometric identification technologies for more than 40 years. Tascent, established in 2015, provides multimodal biometric identification systems, including optical control technology to […]
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29 Aug, 2018NEC invests in iris biometrics company Tascent
A food-aid program that is feeding refuges from the Syrian civil war has turned to blockchain and iris recognition to make grocery shopping more efficient and less expensive. The two-year old program could one help refugees regain legal IDs.
Plug-and-Play uTrust MD Smart Cards from Identiv bring converged access to SMEs
A new certificate-based public key infrastructure (PKI) credential for Microsoft Minidriver environments is available from Identiv. The uTrust MD Smart Card is the latest addition to the company’s high-security credential portfolio, and it is targeted at converged physical and logical access control environments. The card is compatible with Microsoft’s Smart Card Base CSP, a cryptographic […]
Nominations close Sept. 28 for the 2018 annual awards program
This year’s installment of the prestigious awards program launched back in 2015 is now open. Biometrics industry and end user representatives are encouraged to nominate deserving women for the program. It only takes a few minutes to recognize someone for their contributions via the simple online form.
After successful trials in the earlier primary elections, West Virginia will rollout mobile voting for overseas military personnel in the November federal election. The system relies on the user’s smartphone, facial recognition and the blockchain.
The NIST National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) released a second draft of its Cybersecurity Practice Guide SP 1800-12 detailing use cases for Derived Personal Identity Verification (PIV) Credentials. They are soliciting public feedback through October, 1, 2018.
Developing countries pose unique challenges for identity services, but they also hold incredible opportunities to improve service delivery and the overall human condition. A European digital identity company implemented research projects in Africa and Asia to explore the issues and opportunities for digital ID in the region. The preliminary results were shared in a series of blog posts.