BioConnect and EyeVerify Collaborate to Improve Identity and Authentication in Financial Sector

August 30 2016 by JessicaLeave a Comment

BioConnect and EyeVerify are delighted to announce a licensing agreement that includes the integration of Eyeprint ID into the BioConnect platform. As the world of finance continues to be one of the fastest consumers of biometric technology, the need for security and a frictionless user experience for authentication is becoming more and more apparent. As biometrics are something you are, cannot be shared, borrowed or forgotten, they have surfaced as a clear front-running solution to help reduce fraud, manage KYC measures and reduce operational inefficiencies. 

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How Canada is Bridging the Gap Between Finance and Technology

August 27 2016 by Bianca LopesLeave a Comment

This post was originally featured on Bianca's Linkedin, published on August 19th. You can read it here.

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Why Toronto Is Becoming One of the Top FinTech Cities Globally

August 25 2016 by Bianca LopesLeave a Comment

This post was originally published on Bianca's Linkedin on August 17th, 2016. You can follow her here.

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Why & How: The Importance of Good User Enrollment

August 24 2016 by Claire ScholzLeave a Comment

All biometric devices work in two stages; enrollment, followed by verification. During the user enrollment phase, biometric data is collected and stored in the database. The verification process that follows is the actual usage of the system for its defined purpose where a presented biometric credential is presented and matched to the templates stored from the enrollment process. Depending on the outcome, access to the security system is granted or other appropriate actions taken.

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Tagged With: Blog, physical access control, biometrics, user enrollment

You Asked, BioConnect Answered -- Questions from the BioEntry W2 Webinar

August 19 2016 by Claire ScholzLeave a Comment

We were excited to see such an enthusiastic turnout to our most recent webinar about Suprema BioEntry W2. It is quickly becoming one of the most popular and sought after biometric devices on the market for access control and the webinar saw a very engaging Question & Answer period. Below are the answers to the popular questions people were asking.

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Tagged With: Blog, new products, suprema biometrics

The Top 5 Pains of Point to Point Integrations for Time & Attendance

August 17 2016 by Nick CimburLeave a Comment

While adoption of biometric technology has taken a slow and steady rise in some markets over the last few years, biometric time clocks have been an essential piece to a time and attendance applications for quite a while. They are an important piece of a full workforce management software package. Why? Because biometrics are beneficial to help prevent employee theft via buddy punching and time fraud.

Buddy punching is one of the largest operating costs to many businesses today, and by having a great time and attendance system integrated with a biometric timeclock it has been proven to diminish these costs.

What can we take from this? A realization that complete system integration is key and all time and attendance companies need to start moving away from the traditional point to point integration.

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Tagged With: Blog, biometrics, time and attendance

Is HR Software Even a Thing Anymore?

August 04 2016 by Claire ScholzLeave a Comment

Ok this sounds like a strange question...

You might be asking yourself, “Why is the company that created TeamWorks asking this question? Didn’t they create an awesome HR software application?”

Here at BioConnect, we don’t think so. We didn’t create a HR software application. We created a team management application. Yes there is a difference.

So, what’s the difference? To understand the difference, we have to look at how the landscape of HR software has changed over the last 15 years.

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Tagged With: TeamWorks, HR, team management

DataBank Interview: Why & How Are Data Centers Using Biometrics?

August 02 2016 by JessicaLeave a Comment


This week BioConnect’s Marketing Manager, Jessica Gagner, interviewed Kelly Lane, Director of Data Center Operations at DataBank, which just announced its been purchased by Digital Bridge.

We wanted to hear from an innovative leader in the data center colocation market on why their customers are demanding biometrics, how they’re being used today and what he expects for tomorrow.

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Tagged With: biometrics, Data Center

BioEntry W2 | What You Need to Know

July 27 2016 by Claire ScholzLeave a Comment

Built for convenience with class-leading performance and enhanced usability -- Suprema BioEntry W2 is a rugged fingerprint access control device featuring Suprema’s next generation biometric technology and security platform.

BioEntry W2 provides class-leading performance and security by featuring Suprema’s latest fingerprint algorithm coupled with a powerful quad-core CPU and live finger detection technology. The device also provides added flexibility in system design featuring multi-card support with dual-frequency RFID technology. Packed in a rugged IP67/IK08 housing with sleek metallic finish, it is a perfect access control solution for tough environments and outdoor installations.

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Tagged With: new products, physical access control, Authentication, security, access control, suprema biometrics

A Solution to Eliminating Time Theft in Your Business

July 20 2016 by Claire ScholzLeave a Comment

We all know what time theft is, but does anyone really know what its effect can have on a business? There are two main ways that employees can execute time theft -- buddy punching and inaccurate time sheets.

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Tagged With: Blog, TeamWorks, HR