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Zwipe and Gemalto partner up to create biometric card payments

Biometric technology company Zwipe has announced that it has partnered with Gemalto, a worldwide card manufacturer, to pilot the first battery-less dual-interface fingerprint activated payment card with Bank of Cyprus. 2018 upcoming pilots Gemalto has confirmed multiple upcoming pilots in 2018, with the first of these being with Bank of Cyprus. Commenting on the cooperation, Sylvie Gibert, SVP of Payment Cards at Gemalto said, “We have spent the last 18 months extensively evaluating and...

Commentary
Facial recognition technology to enhance travel and banking in 2018

2018 will start to see facial recognition and other biometrics used in a combination of ways, but I’d like to look even further into the future. I believe that facial recognition will be utilised on a large scale and that it will be very hard to enjoy the enhanced speed and simplicity of travel and financial transactions of the future without relying on biometrics. Biometric ticket and passport For example, when you travel to another country your face will be your ticket and passport.&n...

Events
Zwipe shares biometric authentication expertise at security industry events

Zwipe will have a major presence at two industry events over the next ten days. The team will be meeting with customers and partners in the trusted identity industry at Trustech and the UK banking and payments community at Fintech Connect Live! Smart biometric payment solutions Starting first this week in Cannes, France, Zwipe will be present at Trustech 2017, one of the longest-running and largest trusted identity conferences in the world. Zwipe will have a stand and meeting room located at L...

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March Networks shares results of independent survey on influence of security in banking decisions

March Networks, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, announced the results of an independent survey exploring how fraud, customer service and security perceptions are impacting U.S. banking consumer decisions. Key results from the survey, commissioned by March Networks and conducted by leading market research firm Ipsos earlier this year, reveal that 15% of consumers experienced fraudulent bank account activity in 2016. Banks and credit unions responded successfully, however, wi...

Security Beat
Security professionals avoid costly breaches with encrypted USB drives

A USB drive from Heathrow Airport, found on a London street in late October, contained confidential information about accessing restricted areas at the airport and security measures used to protect the Queen. The drive also contained a timetable for anti-terrorism patrols at the airport and documentation of the ultrasound system used by Heathrow security to check perimeter fences and runways for breaches. The data was not encrypted, and the London resident who found it turned it over to a newspa...

Events
Dahua Technology exhibits “Cloud Ecosystem, Smart Future”, at CPSE 2017

The 16th China Public Security Expo (CPSE 2017) officially opened on October 29th, 2017 in China Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center. The theme of Dahua’s exhibit was “Cloud Ecosystem, Smart Future”, presenting the fusion of cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence, deep learning and IoT within the security industry. Dahua stand at CPSE 2017 Dahua exhibited in a brand new style to receive customers from all over the world. There were 12 different booths, showc...

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Johnson Controls introduces Illustra Flex 3MP Compact Mini-Dome for discrete settings

Johnson Controls introduces the Illustra Flex 3MP Compact Mini-Dome, a hard-working, outdoor quality day/night camera that can produce HD-quality images in low light conditions, and is small enough to fit seamlessly into discrete settings, whether it’s a retail store, bank, or healthcare facility. Illustra Flex 3MP Compact Mini-Dome Like other Illustra Flex cameras, the 3MP Compact Mini-Dome goes beyond H.264 and H.265 for bandwidth management via its powerful Illustra® IntelliZip co...

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Dahua takes first place in two challenges at ICDAR Competition 2017

The International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR) is an international academic conference which is held every two years in a different city. The ICDAR Robust Reading Competition has been held five times previously; in 2003, 2005, 2011, 2013 and 2015. The competition is organized around challenges that represent specific application domains for robust reading. On October 17th, Dahua Technology took first place in Task [Word Recognition] of Incidental Scene Text Challenge...

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Zwipe tech announces first shipment of biometric technology products for contactless payment

Zwipe has announced that it has made the first shipment of its biometric technology products, for use in commercial contactless biometric payment card pilots by leading card manufacturers and banks. Commenting on the announcement Kim Humborstad, founder and CEO of Zwipe said: “We now have extensive agreements in place with some of the world’s leading card manufacturers, paving the way for commercial deployment with banks over the course of 2018.” Global smart card market In...

Events
March Networks demonstrates Command Center Software with intelligent IP video portfolio at ASIS 2017

March Networks, a global provider of intelligent IP video solutions, is pleased to introduce its new March Networks Command Center. An enterprise-class software solution, Command Center provides organisations with easy-to-use surveillance video display and control, as well as intelligent alarm management and escalation. Highly flexible, the solution supports advanced monitoring and real-time incident assessment in large-scale security operations centres and centralised video walls to mid-sized s...

Security Beat
ASIS 2017 Day 1: Surveillance companies moving beyond integration

ASIS 2017 was off to a strong start on Tuesday, presenting a new wave of innovation to the U.S. security end user community. Many attendees to the Dallas show are well-placed in their companies to influence or direct the purchase of security products and equipment, and exhibitors sought to impress them with a range of new and enhanced options. Moving from integration to unification In general, the ASIS show has a quieter, less frantic feel than the spring ISC West show in Las Vegas. Conversat...

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OnSSI unveils new changes in technology, operations and reach at ASIS 2017

OnSSI has undergone major changes since the last ASIS, and has emerged more energised and prepared for global market expansion moving forward. Armed with aggressive development of its VMS technology, an infusion of investment capital and expanded global reach driven by an influx of new experienced employees, OnSSI will build upon its core base of physical security customers, while developing exciting new technology solutions that transcend traditional security markets into logistics and business...