Nymi, Entertech Systems Look to Unify Physical, Logical Access in Enterprise

Nymi and Entertech Systems have partnered to focus on access to both physical spaces and logical systems within the enterprise.

This partnership will combine Entertech’s enterprise identity platform, BioConnect, with Nymi’s continuous wearable authentication device, the Nymi Band.

The efforts of this partnership will be demonstrated in a set of pilots launching this fall, the companies say, whereby the Nymi Band will be used by employees at participating companies to access floors and office spaces, central security rooms and server cabinets, and to lock and unlock computer terminals.

“We see Nymi as an emerging leader in the ‘Bring Your Own Identity’ (BYOI) movement,” said Rob Douglas, CEO of Entertech and their BioConnect enterprise identity platform. “Like the desire to use your own laptop or mobile device at work (BYOD), personal biometrics give individuals control over the biometric, allowing them greater privacy and convenient one-size-fits-all use to company property, both physical and logical.”

As a part of these pilots, employees will authenticate to the Nymi Band using HeartID, Nymi’s proprietary biometric technology that verifies a user’s identity based on their unique cardiac rhythm (or ECG).

“As Nymi continues to build-out its value proposition within the enterprise space, the addition of physical access capabilities to our expanding logical access applications is an important development,” says Karl Martin, Nymi’s founder.