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Bank use of Iris ID technology on ATMs wins award

By Mohammed Murad A leading financial institution in the Middle East and North Africa, Qatar National Bank, recently received an award from Asian Banker magazine for deploying the “Best Biometrics Initiative, Application or Program in Qatar.” The bank’s Biometric Eyes (IRIS) Scan ATM program, using technology from Iris ID, is the first of its type

May 7th, 2020|Blog|
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What’s the difference between identification and verification?

By Mohammed Murad People interested in biometrics frequently ask what the difference is between the terms identification and verification. While the two words may seem interchangeable, they mean very different things to a biometrics-based recognition system. Here’s how it works with our iris-based solutions. The goal of the identification process is to locate an unknown

May 5th, 2020|Blog|
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Biometrics and healthcare access control (part 3 – biometrics in healthcare)

By Mohammed Murad Healthcare professionals need to protect the hundreds to thousands of people visiting or staying in their facilities daily. There are also employees, vendors, equipment, pharmaceuticals and other assets to protect. That requires limiting who can enter certain areas. Biometrics have been proven as an effective means of access control. A biometric reader

April 28th, 2020|Blog|

Biometrics and Iris Recognition in Access Control

This is the first webinar in a series by Iris ID. This presentation focuses on the use of biometrics and specifically iris recognition in access control. Mohammed Murad, vice president for the company is the presenter. He discuss the benefits of biometric and how iris recognition is considered on of the most accurate biometric technologies

April 27th, 2020|Webinars|
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Iris recognition and retinal scans are not the same

By Mohammed Murad There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding biometric technology. One of the most basic is the confusion about iris recognition and retinal scans. A surprising number of people use these terms interchangeably. While both involve parts of the eye, they are very different. Not the same part of the eye The iris

April 21st, 2020|Blog|
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Go Contactless with the IrisTime Biometric Time and Attendance Solution

By Mohammed Murad Expect to see a move away from contact-based biometric time and attendance systems as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. This comes at a time as biometric systems, many using fingerprint recognition, are gaining in popularity among public and private organizations. Research studies have shown that viruses and germs can be passed

April 20th, 2020|Blog|
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Biometrics and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (Part 2 – biometrics in healthcare)

By Mohammed Murad Biometrics are changing the way the healthcare industry is improving processes from patient identification to access control and pharmaceutical manufacturing. And with its accuracy, speed and convenience, iris recognition systems are becoming the go-to choice among biometric technologies. Doctors, nurses and patients all count on the quality of pharmaceuticals being prescribed to

April 10th, 2020|Blog|
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Qatar National Bank Recognized for ATM Use of Contactless Iris ID Biometrics

Cranbury, N.J, USA – April 7, 2020 ­– Asian Banker magazine recently selected Qatar National Bank for having the “Best Biometrics Initiative, Application or Program in Qatar” for its use of iris recognition systems from Iris ID in some QNB branch ATMs. The bank is the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa,

April 7th, 2020|Press Release|
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INTERVIEW: Iris ID’s Mohammed Murad on Contactless Biometrics in the Age of COVID-19

April 6, 2020 Iris ID is a leading provider of iris recognition technology, and as a result has racked up a number of partners over the years – from Honeywell to GenKey to Integrated Biometrics. Indeed, that last partnership led to the announcement of a multimodal handheld device supporting both iris and fingerprint scanning earlier this year. Nevertheless,

April 6th, 2020|News|
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Choosing Biometric Technology for Use with Personal Protective Equipment

By Mohammed Murad Recently, we’ve seen video and photos of healthcare workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) — gowns, gloves, masks and goggles – to help protect themselves against COVID19 infection. However, healthcare isn’t the only industry relying on PPE to safeguard employees. PPE is commonly used in the manufacturing, mining and construction industries, and

April 6th, 2020|Blog|