Gemalto is delivering the Sealys electronic driver license to the public body responsible for driver licensing and vehicle registration in the Netherlands; Infineon Technologies AG announced availability of a USB token reference design supporting FIDO Alliance Universal 2nd Factor authentication standards; SyferLock Technology announced that it has joined the ForgeRock Technology Partner Program.
Health care providers are starting to see the benefit of using biometrics for patient identification. These benefits include: less fraud, fewer duplicate records, shorter wait times. M2SYS Technology’s Michael Trader and Novant Health’s Melanie Wilson chat with Regarding ID’s Gina Jordan about biometrics in health care.
30 Oct, 2014No password, no problem with Zwipe MasterCard
The new Zwipe MasterCard enables consumers to dump PIN codes and passwords. Zwipe and MasterCard have teamed up for on a contactless payment card featuring an integrated fingerprint sensor.
HID Global and Datawatch Systems Inc. have created a demonstration suite at 555 12th Street N.W, in downtown Washington D.C, where prospective tenants can preview the property’s mobile access control capabilities that are integrated with other technology in the multi-tenant building.
CrossChx is helping health care organization resolve duplicate records and then ties fingerprint biometrics to the record that can be retrieved from any health care provider that is using CrossChx.
28 Oct, 2014Doodling your way to secure authentication
Free form gesture biometrics may be new key to authentication
Whether you call it a squiggle, doodle or free-form gesture, the act of drawing a curvy line in lieu of typing a four-digit code is getting positive reviews from researchers, software developers and users when it comes to authentication.
Near field communication is in the spotlight right now as an payments technology but it also has untold potentials. A rapid growth will drive a shift from mobile payments to adventurous, interactive marketing and authentication services. If NFC is included in a device, using it can be simple, requiring no modification to devices or downloading apps. Embedding tags enables consumers to interact with nearly any item or document in new ways. These “Internet of Things” applications include tapping a smart poster for an interactive brand experience, authenticating the value of a luxury item or verifying the presence of a health care provider.