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Major Defense Industries And CEOs, Presidents, VPs And Directors Of Major Companies To Be Present At DEFEA 2021

The largest defense industries in the world were represented at a very high level at the DEFEA 2021 security event. Presidents, Vice Presidents, Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and General Directors of companies, such as Dassault Aviation, MBDA, Damen, Lockheed Martin, Airbus, Naval Group, ARQUUS, Ceska Zbrojovka, Thales, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, Nexter, IAI, IWI, ELBIT, Boeing and BAE were present at the exhibition and made flattering comments about the organizing of DEFEA, and the contact...

Thales Announces A New Voice Biometric Solution To Help Mobile Operator Call Centers To Fight Identity Fraud

Thales announces a new voice biometric solution which is part of Thales Trusted Digital Identity Service Platform for onboarding and authentication. It meets the growing demand from mobile operator call centers to fight identity fraud whilst providing a seamless customer experience. Delivered in partnership with ID R&D, one of the recognized industry leaders in voice biometrics, this new capability further strengthens the Thales Trusted Digital Identity Platform, which already incorporates...

The Global Biometrics Trends Review

The global biometrics market has been recently developing rapidly, and this trend will continue shortly. If in 2018 its volume was estimated at $23.4 billion, according to the forecast of the analytical company BCC Research, the market size may increase to $71.6 billion with an average annual growth rate of 23.2 % by 2024. Fingerprint scanning, facial recognition, iris, vein, and voice technologies are expected to be implemented at the fastest pace. The analysis is based on the revenue indicato...

HENSOLDT Announces Modernization Of COBRA Artillery Location Radars, Currently In Service With Several NATO Armies

Globally renowned sensor specialist, HENSOLDT has announced that they will modernize the artillery location radar, COBRA, which is in service with several NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) armies. Under a contract awarded by the multi-national procurement organization, Organization Conjointe de Cooperation en matière d’Armement (OCCAR) – Organization for Joint Armament Co-operation, HENSOLDT will replace the Radar Target Generator (RTG), a core element for the test en...

Leonardo, Telespazio And Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital Test The Use Of Drones For Biomedical Material Delivery

The transportation of biomedical material with drones is the goal of the test, which has just been successfully completed, designed and undertaken by Leonardo, Telespazio (joint venture between Leonardo 67% and Thales 33%) and Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with ENAC (National Civil Aviation Authority). This is one of the first demonstrations in Italy of biological samples and biomedical products delivery, along routes not easily accessible by ordinary roads, wi...

Aviation Industry Tests A Key Solution To Fly Seamlessly And With More Efficiency In Europe

Europe’s aviation industry has completed the final test of a new SESAR Solution on ground-to-ground interoperability, which is designed to allow the network of 63 European en-route control centers to exchange information on the flight trajectories in real time, thus supporting seamless operations and improving flight efficiency. This milestone has been reached at a time of unprecedented crisis, due to the COVID pandemic, which is compelling the industry to push ahead with delivering the f...

Leonardo Gets Contract For Advanced Study Phase Of The ESA SFR Robotic Arms For The NASA ‘Mars Sample Return’ Mission

Mars robotic exploration is at the heart of the latest international space missions. Leonardo is involved in the study of cutting edge robotic systems which can contribute to the discovery of the Red Planet’s secrets. ‘Mars Sample Return’ mission For the NASA ‘Mars Sample Return’ campaign, in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA), Leonardo has been awarded a contract with Airbus for the advanced study phase (Advanced B2) of the ESA Sample Fetch Rover&...

All-in-one Facial Recognition And Verification With Nedap's AEOS Access Control

Using biometric facial recognition technology to identify people, and so allow or deny their access, is becoming increasingly important. It helps to increase security because fraudulent use is more difficult than when using a card, for example, and it can add a layer of verification. It can also increase convenience as there’s no fumbling for a badge or entering a pin. Most importantly, given the recent COVID-19 pandemic, it provides a contactless means of doing this.  Facial recogni...

Thales To Provide Partner Fujitsu With Increased Security Capabilities Through Cloud-Based Encryption And Key Management Services

Thales announced that its Cloud Hardware Security Modules (HSM) and Key Management solutions have been chosen by Fujitsu, a popular Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services, to support its new managed PKI security and enterprise data encryption offerings available across Europe. Fujitsu has integrated Thales’s Cloud HSM service, Data Protection On Demand, with its managed Microsoft Certificate Au...

GlobalPlatform Celebrates 20th Year In The Industry With The Launch Of New Initiatives And Confirming New Board Of Directors

GlobalPlatform has hailed its 20th year as a strategic milestone in its mission to create collaborative and open ecosystems in which stakeholders can efficiently deliver innovative digital services, while providing greater security, privacy, simplicity and convenience for users. Kevin Gillick, Executive Director of GlobalPlatform, comments: “Twenty years ago, we set out to create an environment for experts to develop the foundations for innovative digital services and devices. Billions of...