ID Systems & Supplies
Safran Identity & Security will open an innovation centre in the Silicon Valley at the end of 2016 with a specific focus on digital payment, digital identity and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Idesco Corp. will be a security provider for the 70th Little League World Series, youth baseball and softball competition in the world taking place August 18-28 in Williamsport, PA. Idesco has provided The Little League Baseball with the XXL 2.0 ID card printer for free, to use until the conclusion of the event.
HID Global, a provider of secure identity solutions, has acquired DemoTeller, a leading provider of instant issuance solutions for the financial market. With the acquisition of DemoTeller, HID Global is now able to address the needs of financial institutions and retailers for instant issuance of personalized financial or payment cards, such as a “chip card,” with a fully integrated solution.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is testing a biometric identity solution supplied by Unisys at the Otay Mesa border crossing in San Diego to help identify certain non-U.S. citizens leaving the country.
Checking IDs is an important way for businesses to protect against fraud and comply with the law. But frontline workers at places like restaurants, banks, convenience stores, and mobile phone retailers also perform many other tasks, and may lack the specialized training to confidently check IDs. Businesses need a fast, accurate and easy-to-use way to determine whether IDs are genuine.
S.I.C. Biometrics, a Montreal-based company, announced the launch of the first fingerprint reader running on the Apple mobile devices.
ADT has released the first Sensormatic pinless anti-shoplifting tag. The Sensormatic UltraLite PT can help retailers protect a broad range of items including jeans, leather goods, shoes and handbags that might be more difficult to tag with traditional anti-theft tags, which are pinned to products.
Zebra Technologies Corp. recently launched the Zebra ZXP Series 8, a retransfer printer designed for high-security ID cards, driver’s licences, gift cards and financial cards. According to the vendor, the Zebra ZXP Series 8 produces photo-quality cards, such as smart cards, polycarbonate cards for security applications and biopolymer cards, even on uneven surfaces. The printer is available in single- and dual-sided printing configurations with a full portfolio of magnetic encoding, smart card encoding, single- and dual-sided lamination, and connectivity options. An XML-based software development kit is available to support a broad array of features and technologies, making it easier and faster to integrate the ZXP Series 8 retransfer printer with host of enterprise applications. Standard and optional features of the ZXP Series 8 retransfer printer include: magnetic stripe encoder; combination smart card contact and contactless encoders; contact station; USB or Ethernet connectivity; and security mechanical locks. Planned future options include support for UHF Gen 2 RFID encoder, single- and dual-sided laminator, and 802.11g wireless connectivity.The Zebra ZXP Series 8 retransfer printer will be sold primarily through Zebra’s network of channel partners. Zebrawww.zebracard.com
HID Global has introduced the Fargo HDP5000 card identity system which includes the hardware, software and materials needed to create secure, professional ID cards with superior print quality using retransfer technology. The HDP5000 system joins HID’s suite of Fargo all-in-one systems that also includes the DTC550 and the DTC400 card printing systems.
The self-contained SKE 12 pad series can mount directly to a single gang switchbox.
Extreme CCTV has announced the release of REG-X, a compact license plate capture camera that obtains plate images at close-range, in all lighting conditions.
Bioscrypt Inc., a provider of enterprise access control technology, has announced it has partnered with 3VR to integrate its VisionAccess 3D face readers and the VissionAccess 3D DeskCam with the 3VR platform to deliver facial recognition for physical access and identity verification linked to an active analytics engine.
February 27-28, 2018