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Israeli Biometric Startup Sees Surge in Demand as Security Woes Weigh

(Times of Israel) Shoshanna Solomon - The rise in terror attacks in Europe and elsewhere has generated a surge in interest in products that can keep areas safe from intruders. Israeli startup FST Biometrics' identification technology uses a combination of facial recognition and behavioral and voice analytics to identify personnel of enterprises or government buildings from a distance and in motion, doing away with keys, codes or ID cards. The system enables access only to those who are authorized to enter certain areas. "Why ask everyone at airports to come three hours earlier, for example, when you could be asking that only of people who are not frequent fliers?" asks FST chief marketing officer Arie Melamed. "We can reduce the load on security people."

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