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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|
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Start Planning for a COVID-19 vaccine

By Mohammed Murad It’s not too early to plan for how to maximize the benefits of a COVID-19 vaccine. Once approved vaccines are available, both public and private organizations will want to know who has been vaccinated for employment, transportation, education and other opportunities. Health cards aren’t entirely reliable as they can be lost, stolen

July 9th, 2020|Blog|
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The new COVID-19 workplace – time and attendance

It won’t be business as usual as offices reopen and welcome employees back to work. Covid-19 has changed the way we live and had a profound effect on the way we work. Not everyone will return to an office. Many companies have seen benefits from the work-from-home model and will continue using it. But for

June 16th, 2020|Blog|
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New air travel guidelines recommend the use of contactless biometrics

By Mohammed Murad No major industry has been more affected by the COVID-19 pandemic than air travel. International air passenger traffic has dropped a dramatic 80% and airport revenues are down 45%. Those figures are from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Airport Council International (ACI) and are a sharp contrast to analysts’

June 10th, 2020|Blog|
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Here we go again: iris recognition and retinal scans are not the same

By Mohammed Murad An insurance industry publication recently had the headline “Goodbye Passwords and Hello Retinal Scans: How Believers in Biometrics Are Making Their Data Protection Case.” The story was extremely timely and, for the most part, accurate. But as we’ve previously pointed out in this blog, retinal scans are used primarily for medical purposes.

June 3rd, 2020|Blog|
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The Hollywood Version of Iris Recognition Technology is a Myth

By Mohammed Murad Thanks to Hollywood, iris recognition technology has gotten the reputation of being a highly futuristic invasive technology. Movies like “Blade Runner” (1982) and “Minority Report” (2002) depict the technology as physically and mentally intrusive. The truth is much more mundane and wouldn’t provide anywhere near the sizzle most sci fi aficionados expect.

May 26th, 2020|Blog|
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4 Ways COVID-19 Will Change the Adoption of Biometrics

By Mohammed Murad It’s an understatement to say the COVID-19 pandemic has changed almost everything about our lives. So, there’s no surprise it’s changing the course for the adoption of biometrics. Here are some changes we see emerging: Identity will become more important Identity has been gaining in importance for the last decade, but COVID-19

May 21st, 2020|Blog|