How Can Biometrics Enhance the Transportation and Cargo Security?

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Cargo security issues – a growing problem $30 billion worth of cargo lost each year, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation; deceptive pickups – in which a thief poses as a legal driver and hauls a load away – spiked 763% from 2009 to 2012, according to FreightWatch International. Richard Murphy, president of Murphy…

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Can Biometric Technology Secure the Prevalence of ATMs?

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Automatic teller machines (ATMs) are terminals which are installed by banks to facilitate cash withdrawal, fund transfer, balance check for customers. ATM allows the account holder to have transactions with their own accounts without the opportunity to access the entire bank’s database. The original ATM systems utilize PIN and cards to authenticate users when making the…

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Asia-Pacific – The World’s fastest-growing biometrics market (2015-2025)

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According to “The Global Government Biometric Systems Market 2015-2025” report of MarketResearchReports.biz published last month, due to the increasing concerns over internal and external security and the increasing use in government and private sectors for employee identification and attendance, the global biometrics market is forecasted to rise in the demand and revenue in the next…

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Biometric payment – An evolution in payment technology

Biometric micro ATM to provide a cost-effective and ultimate solution for the micro finance’s development

The evolving of payment technologies is fueling the rise of biometrics. Biometrics is becoming more important for payments due to the ability to enhance the security of transactions. Biometric payment is a point of sale technology which uses biometric modalities to authenticate a user and authorize the online payment. Many banks around the world have…

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Biometrics time & attendance system – an effective solution to manage workforce

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In the competitive environment, organizations have to streamline operations to stay viable and productive. However, one of the most detrimental and frustrating trends that many organizations faces is the employee attendance issue. According to the Nucleus Research in 2008, 19% of employees admitted to buddy-punching. In a recent survey, 60% of respondents said that their employees…

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Multimodal biometrics – A more accurate identification system

With many biometric modalities available such as fingerprint or iris recognition, it is critical for users to assess their accuracy before implementing

Multimodal biometrics refers to the use of a combination of two or more biometric modalities in an identification system. For instance, a system that combines face and iris recognition can be considered as a multimodal biometric system. Multimodal biometrics provides supplementary information among different modalities in order to increase the recognition performance in terms of…

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IriTech’s success at INTERPOL World 2015

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The INTERPOL World 2015, a trade event that promotes the partnerships among security manufacturers, was held on 14-16 April in Singapore.  IriTech co-exhibited with PCS Security to showcase our latest development at the INTERPOL World 2015, the Gemini Camera which can capture face and dual iris at the same time with one single CMOS sensor. During this year…

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Drowsiness Detection – A growing market

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Driver fatigue is one of the most significant factors that lead to vehicle accidents. According to the VSR report 2009, 20% of crashes and 12% of near-crashes were caused by the drowsy drivers. Specifically, each year nearly 100,000 drowsiness-related accidents are reported in the US, which results in over 70,000 injuries; 1,500 mortalities, and monetary losses of…

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Biometrics – Social and Economic Innovation

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Biometrics is a science of recognizing person based on physical and behavioral characteristics. Biometrics has been gaining more attentions in these days. More and more governments and businesses have been realizing that biometrics is extremely valuable to verify and identify users. The application of biometrics is becoming  mainstream in social, commercial and governmental environments. The…

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