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Iris Recognition at the Border

In this podcast U.S. Border Patrol official, Jason Thompson, talks about the use of iris recognition at the border. Jason is an Assistant Chief with the United States Border Patrol, he has over 25 years of law enforcement and public safety experience.  He currently serves as the biometrics program manager for the Enforcement Systems Division,

January 24th, 2022|Iris ID Radio|

Reducing time in airports

By Mohammed Murad It’s no secret that air travel is way down from pre-pandemic days by about 60%. Although pleasure travelers are returning, business travels are not.  While the latter group accounts for only one in eight tickets sold, it accounts for up to 75% of airline revenue. Winning them back is a challenge facing

January 20th, 2022|Blog|

Iris ID’s New Identity Authentication Readers Speed Travel

Self-service iCAM D2000 and IrisBar are ideal for airports, border crossings and more  Cranbury, N.J. USA – January 17, 2022 – Quickly and conveniently moving large numbers of people through airports, across borders or accessing many other locations will be easier with two new Iris ID IrisAccess™ products – the iCAM D2000 and the IrisBar

January 17th, 2022|Press Release|

Four reasons iris-based technology will drive biometric system growth

by Mohammed Murad Many government and fortune 50 organizations need the tighter access control that biometric technologies provide. That’s why industry experts are predicting annual double-digit sales growth for non-contact biometrics over the next decade, with iris-based systems leading the increase. Here’s a look at four reasons iris biometrics are increasingly popular. Accuracy Short of

January 10th, 2022|Blog|

Regaining Air Travelers

The first in a four-part series on how biometrics can help air travel recovery from the effects of the pandemic By Mohammed Murad When will global commercial airline traffic return to its pre-pandemic days? According to the International Air Transport Association, the number of passengers flying in 2020 decreased by more than 60%1 compared to

January 6th, 2022|Blog|

Iris ID’s IrisTime™ iT100 Selected by Leading Time and Attendance Provider

Cranbury, N.J. USA – December 7, 2021 – Iris ID, the global leader in iris recognition technology for over 20 years, announced that Michigan-based Tracy Inc. selected the IrisTime iT100 as its biometric data collection solution for the complex and demanding time and attendance environments found in government, university and manufacturing sectors. The iT100, Iris

December 7th, 2021|Press Release|

Robotic Vessels Roam the Seas

By Mohammed Murad 1 December 2021Security Technology, December 2021 On any day, Ocean Infinity's fleet of marine robotic equipment including autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) are searching the world's seas to acquire and analyze data on behalf of governments, energy companies, and scientific organizations. The company is a pioneer in the use of marine robotic vessels equipped

December 6th, 2021|News|

Biometrics Needed for Vaccine Equity

By Mohammed Murad While many first-world nations have now fully vaccinated more than 70% of their citizens against the COVID-19 virus, there are African nations where fewer than one person in 100 have received shots. According to a research team based at the U.K.'s University of Oxford, only about 2% of people in all developing

October 26th, 2021|Blog|

Iris Biometrics Set the Stage for Future Federal Access Control

Final of a three-part series By Mohammed Murad When the federal government first established a PIV card program to increase security for federal employees and contractors, they were wise to include fingerprint biometrics into the protocol to provide another layer of identity authentication. By having employees present a PIV credential to a reader and then

October 12th, 2021|Blog|

Time to Make PIV Cards Universal in Federal Facilities

Second of a three-part series By Mohammed Murad Getting into a federal building or gaining access to a logical device isn't as easy today as in the early 2000s. Now, more than five million federal employees and contractors carry high-security Personal Identity Verification (PIV) cards at many departments and agencies.  The cards, featuring embedded biometrics,

October 5th, 2021|Blog|