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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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The Role of Biometrics in a Post COVID-19 World

Experts say touchless modalities will likely grow while fingerprint, other touch-based solutions will see their use decline As lockdowns across the nation begin to lift and people start to return to some semblance of their routine daily lives in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, nearly everyone agrees that the so-called “new normal” will look

July 9th, 2020|News|
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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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Guest Feature: Biometrics in a New Era

June 19, 2020 The following is a guest post by Mohammed Murad, Vice President, Global Sales and Business Development, Iris ID Two of 2020’s biggest news stories – the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and protests seeking racial equality – have affected businesses worldwide, with the biometric industry being no exception. How long the impacts will last is, at

June 19th, 2020|News|
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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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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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Government Iris Databases Continue to Grow

By Mohammed Murad Government officials often ask if there are sufficient numbers of people registered in iris biometric databases. It’s a good question as larger databases enable officials to identify and verify more people. Admittedly, iris-based system enrollments lag behind those of fingerprint databases. For decades, fingerprints have been the biometric technology most often used

May 18th, 2020|Blog|
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How the “Big Three” Biometrics Compare

By Mohammed Murad In biometrics there is what we call the “big three.” That refers to the three most deployed biometric technologies – iris facial and fingerprint recognition. They are similar in that they are all based on unique measurements of the body, yet they are also very different. The table below looks at those

May 12th, 2020|Blog|
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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|