Safran News

Sofradir Group appoints Jean-François Delepau as Chairman

Sofradir Group shareholders, Thales and Safran announced the appointment of Jean-François Delepau as its new chairman, with immediate effect. Previously managing director of ULIS, a Sofradir Group company, Mr. Delepau will oversee all the defence, aerospace and commercial market operations of the three companies within the Group: Sofradir, ULIS and US-based Sofradir-EC. “Jean-François’ vision, dedication to excellence and the wealth of his experience and career-long ac...

Safran Identity and Security supplies facial recognition solution to the Dutch Police

Safran’s biometric system provides search, analysis and matching services for fingerprints and palm prints Safran Identity and Security, a global leader in identity and security solutions, has supplied a facial recognition solution to the National Police of the Netherlands. The nationwide system, which includes workstations for facial search, comparison and analysis was recently launched at the National Forensic Service Centre. Dutch police officers can now submit a faci...

MorphoTrak donates $1.5 million to West Virginia University for cloud based biometric research

MorphoCloud includes services for fingerprint and palmprint search and verification, as well as face recognition MorphoTrak, a key provider of biometric services to law enforcement and other agencies, will donate access to MorphoCloud, a cloud-based collection of services, to West Virginia University to support the university's highly-regarded research and education programs in biometrics and forensics. Close academic partnership MorphoTrak, a subsidiary of Safran Identity a...

Orion Entrance Control to showcase newest turnstiles and integrations at ISC East 2016

Orion Entrance Control representatives will be located at Booth 448 at ISC East Orion Entrance Control, Inc., manufacturer of high-end entrance control turnstile solutions, will unveil its newest products and exciting integrations at the ISC East security conference this November in New York City. “We’ve developed several new turnstile products with advanced integrated technology and we’re excited to share the latest in entrance and access control with our f...

Genetec Security Center helps Levi’s Stadium in California to host safe and successful events

Genetec Security Center combines video surveillance, access control, ALPR and other business systems Home of San Francisco 49ers invests in unified video surveillance and access control to protect crowds of visitors, safeguard practice facilities and ensure event successes Business challenge Located in Santa Clara, California, United States, Levi’s Stadium is the recently built 1.2 billion-dollar home of the National Football League (NFL) team, San Francisco 49ers. Si...

Safran Identity & Security opens new facility in Silicon Valley focussing on digital payment, digital identity & IoT

The new facility will include biometric identification and authentication technologies Safran Identity & Security announced the opening of a location in the Silicon Valley at the end of 2016. Strategic positioning near high-tech communities Located in Redwood City, the new facility will be strategically positioned near the Silicon Valley and San Francisco high tech communities, featuring an innovation centre with a specific focus on digital payment, digital identity and...

Orion ECI to exhibit latest entrance control turnstiles, technology partnerships at Security Canada Central Expo 2016

Orion ECI will feature their latest turnstiles, software and integrations at Security Canada Central Expo 2016 Orion ECI, manufacturer of high-end entrance control turnstile solutions, will unveil its newest turnstiles and feature exciting technology partnerships at CANASA’s annual Security Canada Central Expo to be held in Toronto, Oct. 19-20.  “We’ve had incredibly successful growth in North America over the last few years and we are eager to visit wi...

Nedap integrates with technology partners for biometrics, VMS & wireless locks at Security Essen 2016

Nedap is demonstrating live integrations with technology partners at Security Essen 2016 Nedap responds to increasing market demands with integrations in the field of biometrics, video management systems and wireless locks. “We see a clear demand in the market for wireless locks, video management systems and biometric solutions”, says Lea Milovich Technology Partner Program Manager at Nedap Security Management, “At Nedap, we create added value with solutions...

MorphoTrak and Albuquerque Police Department announce operational deployment of MorphoBIS in the cloud

APD is the first law enforcement agency to implement MorphoBIS in the cloud MorphoTrak, a subsidiary of Safran Identity & Security, together with the Albuquerque Police Department (APD), announced the successful operational deployment of MorphoBIS in the cloud, the flagship offering of the MorphoCloud platform. The announcement opens a new era for the APD as the first law enforcement agency to implement an automated biometric identification system (ABIS) in the cloud. It...

Dave Birch and Martin Kuppinger announced as keynote speakers for Information Security Solutions Europe 2016

Information Security Solutions Europe is an independent, interdisciplinary security conference and exhibition EEMA, an independent not for profit, European think tank focusing on identification, authentication, privacy, risk management, cyber security, the Internet of Things, and mobile applications, confirmed Director of Innovation at Consult Hyperion, Dave Birch, and CEO of KuppingerCole, Martin Kuppinger as the keynote speakers at the ISSE ‘Securing Future Europe...

Orion ECI to showcase newest turnstile and biometric integrations at ASIS 2016

Orion ECI will showcase turnstile, biometrics, and analytics in entrance control technology at ASIS 2016 Orion ECI, manufacturer of high-end entrance control turnstile solutions, will unveil its newest turnstiles and feature exciting technology partnerships at ASIS International’s 62nd Annual Seminar and Exhibits this September in Orlando. “We’ve had a very productive and incredible year since last ASIS and we’re excited to showcase the latest in our l...

Safran announces dismissal of patent infringement suit by Morpho Komodo

MorphoTrak served Komodo's attorneys with a Rule 11 Sanctions Motion for the recovery of costs and attorneys' fees A patent infringement lawsuit filed by Morpho Komodo, LLC (hereafter "Komodo"; no relation to any Safran companies) against MorphoTrak, LLC and other Safran U.S. subsidiaries has been dismissed with prejudice, affirming the company's pioneering leadership in the field of biometric technologies.  Voluntary dismissal by Komodo Komodo voluntarily dismissed th...