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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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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|
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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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Executive Interview: Iris ID on non-contact biometrics and privacy

Planet Biometrics took time out to speak to Mohammed Murad, Iris ID's vice president of global business development and sales, about the increasing prevalence of the modality and its important new application areas. Can you tell us about Iris ID’s history as a company, its ethos and global outlook? Iris ID developed the first commercial iris recognition

March 31st, 2020|News|
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Report: Increased Reliance on Contactless Biometrics

By Mohammed Murad The impacts of the COVID-19 virus continue to be felt throughout more segments of public and private business. According to a leading global market research company, the COVID-19 virus pandemic is creating a “big moment for biometrics” as they offer contactless platforms for accurately authenticating a person’s identity. A recent report, “Taking

March 30th, 2020|Blog|

Empty buildings and offices are targets for criminals

By Mohammed Murad Many offices, retail operations, manufacturing facilities and other businesses are closing and sending employees home to work as the potentially deadly COVID-19 virus continues to spread. The contents of these empty facilities may become easy targets for criminals. Many of these businesses are protected by access control systems using traditional plastic access

March 23rd, 2020|Blog|