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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|

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|

9/11 Forever Changed Government Access Control

First of a three-part series By Mohammed Murad The 2001 9/11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. forever changed how U.S. government agencies look at day-to-day operations. Security became top of mind, with improvements to access control drawing significant attention. Necessary improvements to access control weren’t limited to airports, where the terrorists initiated their attacks. Officials

September 29th, 2021|Blog|

Demand for iris recognition-based access control skyrocketing

By Mohammed Murad The demand for access control technology is skyrocketing, according to a new market research report by the international market research firm, FMI. And biometric solutions top the list, with iris recognition-based systems expected to post the largest jump in demand. FMI estimates total worldwide access control market revenue of USD 15.3 billion

September 7th, 2021|Blog|

VIDEO: Iris ID’s Mohammed Murad Talks Biometric Background Checks, Access Control, and More at ISC West

n this video interview recorded at ISC West 2021 in Las Vegas, FindBiometrics Media Sales & Strategy Manager Doug OGorden speaks with Mohammed Murad from the show floor at ISC West. Murad is the Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development for Iris ID, which showcased its iCAM 7000 series of iris recognition scanners during the

August 24th, 2021|News|
  • Key markets for iris biometrics

Key markets for iris biometrics

Mohammed Murad, Iris ID In recent years, biometric systems have moved from protecting only mission critical government facilities to being used by virtually any organisation that can afford access control, including hospitals, corporate offices, schools and small businesses. Across these sectors, end users typically choose between the top three biometric technologies – iris, facial and

July 23rd, 2021|News|

Iris ID and Access Control

Visit us at ISC West, booth #10017, July 19-21 in Las Vegas Stop and think of how many sites count on plastic access control cards ­– often capable of being cloned or stolen – to ensure only authorized people gain entry to mission-critical locations. Nuclear medicine facilities, data centers and casino cash rooms are among

July 15th, 2021|Blog|
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Will touchless technologies help employees feel safer about returning to the office?

Returning to pre-pandemic offices won’t be business as usual for many of us. The pandemic has changed the way we look at the world we live and work in. Many workers aren’t eager to return to offices where they might still be exposed to the COVID-19 infection. Even at an 85% to 90% effectiveness rate

April 27th, 2021|Blog|
  • A new generation of access control credentials are proven and available

Beyond the Card

A new generation of access control credentials are proven and available By Mohammed Murad About 50 years ago, organizations requiring a higher security level began replacing their locks and keys with electronic card-based access control systems. Through the decades, plastic has remained the favorite medium for employee credentials. But a new generation of credentials that

December 1st, 2020|News|
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Iris ID Mobile Platform Supports TWIC Credentials

Cranbury, N.J.– Nov. 10, 2020 – Iris ID, a leading provider of iris recognition technology, today announced the compatibility of its iCAM M300 handheld, multi-modal biometric reader and the MozaicID iCAM M300 Smartcard Software Credential Application. This application enables the mobile device to accommodate a range of Personal Identity Verification (PIV) compatible credentials including PIV

November 10th, 2020|Press Release|