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MasterCard Developing Biometrics for Online Purchases

This fall, MasterCard will start experimenting with a new procedure to approve online purchases with a facial scan.


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Lumidigm, a multispectral imaging biometrics company, was awarded the 2010 New Product Innovation of the Year Award for fingerprint biometrics by research firm Frost & Sullivan ... November 09, 2010

With the release of its Privacy Framework last month, the Security Industry Association (SIA) has in effect issued a clarion call to industry stakeholders to join efforts in stemming government privacy policies that threaten the use of electronic security technologies. By Rodney Bosch · September 28, 2010

The Security Industry Association (SIA) is opposing legislation that would sharply restrict the use of biometric technology in Alaska ... August 17, 2010

Increasingly, hand readers are helping end-user organizations complement or eliminate key and card systems. Find out where the technology is in widespread use to better understand what market niche opportunities are available to you. August 03, 2010

Sales of electronic security products and systems in the United States are expected to increase 9.3 percent each year to $17 billion in 2014, according to a new study by market research firm Freedonia Group Inc. July 27, 2010

The Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) will deploy BIO-key Int'l Inc.'s, a finger-based biometric identification solutions company, TruDonor biometric identification technology to enhance the convenience and security for blood donors later this year. June 15, 2010

Ziglar's direction and leadership at Cross Match was instrumental in advancing its global presence through multi-modal biometric technologies and security solutions. May 03, 2010

A bill that would have restricted the use of biometrics technologies by private businesses and government agencies in New Hampshire was resoundingly defeated by the state legislature... March 30, 2010

Sarnoff Corp. was the big winner at Wednesday’s New Product Showcase (NPS) hosted by Security Industry Association (SIA) at ISC West, earning the coveted “Best New Product” award. March 23, 2010

Countries in Europe and the Pacific Rim have begun implementing advanced biometric technology such as facial and iris scanning at borders and airports, a trend one expert says will continue its growth spurt in 2010. January 13, 2010




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