How New York’s I-STOP Law Will Forever Change Physician Behavior across the USA

How New York’s I-STOP Law Will Forever Change Physician Behavior across the USA To understand fully what we mean by this title, let us explore what New York State’s I-STOP law is. This will come as no news to our New York colleagues, who are hurriedly and meticulously looking for ways to stay in compliance by the end of March next year. What is I-STOP? The Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing was passed by the New York State Legislature in …

Does Apple or FIDO care about a Trusted Source?

Does Apple or FIDO care about a Trusted Source? How does Apple or FIDO know you are the person that is authorized to access that phone? Or, how does the 3rd party applications (apps) that are accessed through the phone know you are the person authorized to have access? The fingerprint sensor? Well, what if that fingerprint capability isn’t very accurate? What if it’s spoofable because the technology doesn’t use enough data to authenticate the user with a high degree …

Donating Blood = The Gift of Life

BIO-key will be attending the Florida Association of Blood Banks annual meeting in Sarasota Florida on June 4th.  Donating blood provides the “Gift of Life”; therefore each blood centers top priority is to promote donor participation.  During times of crisis, blood centers are typically swamped with volunteer donors offering their support.  Yet, it’s during non-crisis times that the centers are challenged maintaining their blood supplies; reminding us that there is always a need to donate. BIO-key provides blood centers with …

Discussion: IDEX and BIO-key CEO’s Talk Mobility

Interview with Mike DePasquale, CEO, BIO-key and Hemant Mardia, CEO, IDEX Conducted by Peter O’Neill, Mobile ID World MIDW: The mobile ID market is hot. IDEX and BIO-key just signed a license agreement to deliver advanced biometric solutions for this market, please tell us about this news? Mike: Yes Peter, certainly the entire mobility space is very hot right now as traditional technologies like PC’s and desk top computers are going away.  We are finding that not only enterprise users, …

The Forecast for Biometric Technology Remains Strong

I’ve always been a “numbers guy” and when I read about the numbers that are forecast for the biometric technology  industry, I can’t help but smile. Many of the significant hurdles that have deferred the global adoption of fingerprint and other biometric technologies have been overcome. (Cost – Performance – Education) The “cost too much” issue has been resolved through streamlined design, increased competition and an ROI that much easier to measure when compared to password resets, the cost of …