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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|

Iris ID Looks at Growing Federal Government Use of Iris Biometrics

Cranbury, N.J. – Sept. 22, 2021 – Learn how the federal government is using iris biometrics for the collection of personal identity and authentication data by joining Iris ID, the global leader in iris recognition technology for 20 years, at Connect: ID 2021, Oct. 5-6 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. Agencies

September 22nd, 2021|Press Release|
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Getting back to normal with vaccine passports

Are you vaccinated? That’s a question asked by governments and businesses around the world. The answers to that question help determine how soon nations recover economically from the COVID-19 pandemic. The success of vaccine programs varies widely worldwide, with nations such as Israel, the U.A.E., the U.S. and the U.K. fully vaccinating more than 50%

July 27th, 2021|Blog|

Iris ID Technology Used Along the Border

The U.S. Custom and Border Protection officers operate within a broad swath of the country – up to 100 air miles from any external boundary. That encompasses most of the nation’s 10 largest cities, including New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, and the entirety of several states, including Florida. The “office” for most border patrol

June 2nd, 2021|Blog|
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3 Things HR Professionals Need to Know About Biometric Time and Attendance

There are many choices for recording employees' time and attendance, one of the most significant responsibilities of any human resources department. Paper punch cards are still widely used, as are plastic credentials and PINs. Many of today's newer systems use one of several biometric technologies to identify workers. High accuracy and convenience are two features

May 18th, 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|
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Why Airport Investment in Biometric Technology is Skyrocketing

Expect accelerated technology investments as airports begin the recovery from COVID-19. A survey by Airports Council International, an industry trade group, pointed to biometric technology as a significant focus for increased spending. Survey respondents, including 180 IT decision makers from 41 countries, said programs and products addressing passenger health are high on their list for

April 21st, 2021|Blog|
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Iris ID Biometric System Selected by Merrion Vaults

Merrion Vaults, an Ireland-based provider of safe deposit boxes, has selected biometric identity verification technology from Iris ID. Merrion Vaults rents safe deposit boxes like those found at banks, but with a significant difference– customers identities are authenticated through highly accurate iris readers to enhance security. Merrion Vaults operates private safe deposit boxes in Glasgow

April 20th, 2021|Press Release|
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Biometrics for Patient Identification

Biometrics for Patient Identification Mohammed Murad Medical facilities have little room for error when it comes to identifying patients. They must be identified with 100% accuracy to ensure healthcare teams provide the proper treatment based on a person's medical history. Record-keeping challenges increase the possibility of misidentification; human error can lead to improperly entered data;

January 26th, 2021|News|
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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|