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Is Apple looking at iris recognition for an AR gaming headset?

Apple zealously guards details of new or updated products before their introduction. Supposed leaks covered by the media are generally nothing more than best guesses by analysts who closely follow the company. However, one recent rumor caught our eye as it makes sense. In February, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple a patent

April 8th, 2021|Blog|
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Iris Patterns: One of the most stable biometrics

By Mohammed Murad A recent study confirms what we have long known about iris recognition – iris patterns remain consistent even as we grow and age. Other biometrics like fingerprints, facial structure and voice patterns can change over time. Fingerprints can be worn down or damaged. Facial structure and voice prints change as people grow

March 24th, 2021|Blog|
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The Adoption of OSDP in Access Control

By Mohammed Murad OSDP (Open Supervised Data Protocol) is now the industry’s gold standard for physical access control installations. OSDP offers a higher security level with more use and integration options than the 40-year-old Wiegand protocol still widely used. The combination of Wiegand panels, readers and proximity cards is a hacker’s dream. With no signal

March 4th, 2021|Blog|
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Survey recognizes growing excitement for iris biometrics

By Mohammed Murad Iris recognition technology continues to attract excitement among the various biometric modalities, as shown in a recent survey conducted by the online publication, FindBiometrics. In its annual Year in Review survey completed early this year, more than 900 industry professionals named iris recognition as the second most exciting biometric, trailing only facial-based

February 24th, 2021|Blog|
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Iris Recognition: Creating “Touchless Travel”

By Mohammad Murad The air travel industry has long realized the need to expedite everything from the check-in process to luggage pick up. People want to get to the airport, through the terminal and on the plane quickly without a lot of stops, lines or hassles. The COVID-19 pandemic throws in another imperative -- people

January 21st, 2021|Blog|
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Why More Healthcare Organizations are Turning to Biometrics

By Mohammed Murad Inaccurate patient identification is a crucial problem for the healthcare industry. Providing proper treatment depends on precisely matching a person with his or her medical records. There is no room for error in what are often life and death situations. Problems occur when patients share the same name – and often birthdates

December 17th, 2020|Blog|
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Iris ID Forms Partnership With Olive and Dove Company

Cranbury, NJ, September 22, 2020 – Iris ID Systems Inc, a leader of iris recognition-based identity authentication solutions, announced today that it has entered into a global partnership with Olive and Dove Company, Ltd. Of the Republic of Korea for smart home and IoT devices, under the Remo+ brand. This partnership will broaden the accessibility of home video security

September 25th, 2020|Blog|
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Iris ID helps county prison identify detainees

By Mohammed Murad Biometric iris recognition systems are an ideal tool for quickly and accurately enrolling and identifying people as they enter and are released from prison. That’s according to Captain Michael Cuti, prison records, York County Prison in York, Pa. Cuti recently joined other law enforcement officials for a live webinar, Iris Recognition in

August 10th, 2020|Blog|
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Contactless Access Control Options

By Mohammed Murad As people begin to return to offices, facility managers have to worry about COVID-19 testing, social distancing, personal protective equipment and disinfecting commonly used areas. Let’s take a look at some of the contactless ways to get employees into the building or critical areas within the facility. Mobile credentialing Mobile credentialing is

August 5th, 2020|Blog|
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NIST: Facial recognition accuracy drops when masks are worn

By Mohammed Murad As organizations seek contactless solutions for access control, time and attendance and other ID verification needs, the question many ask is, which technology is the most accurate? The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently shed some light on the subject. A preliminary NIST survey released this week found that wearing

July 28th, 2020|Blog|