Ranking the Biometrics Vendors

April 30, 2002

Abstract

Boston, MA, USA April 30, 2002

Amidst Fierce Competition, Biometrics Leaders Emerge

In a new report, , Celent Communications analyzes biometrics security solutions for financial institutions. Nineteen vendors are evaluated: AcSys Biometrics, Advanced Biometrics, AuthenTec, Biolink Technologies, Bioscrypt, CIC, Digital Persona, EyeDentify, Identix, Iridian Technologies, Nuance, Precise Biometrics, Recognition Systems, SecuGen, Veritel, Viisage, Visionics, VoiceVault, and WonderNet. The top-ranking vendor was selected for each sector.

SECTOR

VENDOR

Face Recognition Viisage
Finger Scanning Identix
Hand Geometry Recognition Systems
Iris Recognition Iridian
Retina Scanning EyeDentify
Signature Verification CIC
Voice Authentication Nuance
Source: Celent Communications

Celent is a research and advisory firm dedicated to helping financial institutions formulate comprehensive business and technology strategies. Celent publishes reports identifying trends and best practices in financial services technology and conducts consulting engagements for financial institutions looking to use technology to enhance existing business processes or launch new business strategies. With a team of internationally based analysts, Celent is uniquely positioned to offer strategic advice and market insights on a global basis. Celent is a member of the Oliver Wyman Group, which is a wholly-owned operating unit of Marsh & McLennan Companies [NYSE: MMC].

Media Contacts

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Michele Pace
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Tel: +1 212 345 1366

Europe (London)
Chris Williams
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Table of Contents

 

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 4
MARKET OVERVIEW 5
BIOMETRICS SECTORS AND LEAD RANKINGS 9
FACIAL RECOGNITION 13
  AcSys Biometrics 13
  Viisage 14
  Visionics 16
  Vendor Comparison 18
FINGER SCANNING 19
  AuthenTec 19
  Biolink Technologies 20
  Bioscrypt 22
  Digital Persona 23
  Identix 25
  Precise Biometrics 26
  SecuGen 28
  Vendor Comparison 29
HAND GEOMETRY 31
  Advanced Biometrics 31
  Recognition Systems 32
  Vendor Comparison 34
IRIS RECOGNITION 35
  Iridian Technologies 35
RETINA SCANS 38
  EyeDentify 38
SIGNATURE VERIFICATION 40
  CIC 40
  WonderNet 42
  Vendor Comparison 43
VOICE AUTHENICATION 44
  Nuance 44
  Veritel 46
  VoiceVault (Formerly BuyTel) 47
  Vendor Comparison 49
FUTURE TRENDS 50

 

        

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