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Month: May 2011

BSI selected for student authentication solution

Biometric Signature ID (BSI) has announced that its signature gesture biometric technology, BioSig-ID, has been chosen by online distance education consortium EduKan to verify student identity via the Web. The...

Oregon college ditches lock and key for hi-tech

Lane Community College, Eugene, Ore., is adding a key card system that will enable staff and faculty to use cards instead of keys to unlock doors and to get into...

Walker signs Wisconsin voter ID requirement into law

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed a new voter identification law that requires voters to show an ID with a photo when voting. Student ID cards issued by universities can...

WiFi locks enable easy to deploy security at Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Conn.-based Quinnipiac University has experienced steady growth in recent years which necessitated expansion beyond its main campus. This expansion comes with the need to provide additional security for university...
Biometric template

What’s behind the biometric template?

When used properly, biometric templates provide a secure method for identification that is privacy enabling. "It's not the technology, it's how you use the technology that really matters at the end of the day," says Phil Scarfo, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Lumidigm, an Albuquerque, N.M.-based biometric company specializing in fingerprint identification.

UK university protects data with IronKey

The University of Sunderland in northeast England has chosen IronKey as its ‘de facto’ portable security provider to help protect access to data such as research papers for its network...

Facial recognition finally living up to the hype?

Pilot facial recognition programs conducted shortly after 9/11 showed that the technology did not live up to hype. Almost a decade later, however, facial recognition has improved and is now showing viability as a standalone technology. Still, the idea of spotting and identifying an individual in a crowd remains science fiction.

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