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News Roundup: Mobile Biometrics, Law and Borders

News Roundup: Mobile Biometrics, Law and Borders

This week at FindBiometrics we brought Mobile Month to a close with a roundup of March’s feature article festivities. The industry news section continued to be filled with mobile biometric news though, as we also reported on new developments in access control, the state of the global markets and identity management deployments in law enforcement…

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Mobile Month: The Roundup

Mobile Month: The Roundup

March has been Mobile Month here at FindBiometrics, and it’s time to bring the celebration of strong mobile authentication to a close with a look back on everything we examined in the world of smartphones, tablets, wearables and the Internet of Things. Here is what we got up to in Mobile Month at FindBiometrics: Mobile…

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News Roundup: Mobility, Biometrics, Controversy

News Roundup: Mobility, Biometrics, Controversy

This week at FindBiometrics we continued Mobile Month with a look at five major applications of biometric technology in mobility. Meanwhile the industry news was filled with facial recognition, controversy, new releases and some exciting solutions we’ll be seeing very soon. Here is how the past week shaped up in identity management: Mobility Matters Mobile…

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Mobile Month: 5 Unique Mobile Biometric Applications

Mobile Month: 5 Unique Mobile Biometric Applications

March is Mobile Month here at FindBiometrics and we’ve already seen a great number of news items surface that are shaping the future of strong mobile identity. With this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) featuring more biometric solutions than ever before, new innovations from Apple and an encouraging amount of talk out of SXSW in…

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News Roundup: Irises and Access Control

News Roundup: Irises and Access Control

This week at FindBiometrics the industry news was dominated by iris recognition and access control. In addition to those topics though, we heard about behavioral biometrics, law enforcement and border control. Here are the top biometrics industry news stories from the past week. Iris Biometrics A new report from TechNavio is painting a bright future…

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Mobile Month: The Mobile Biometric Modalities

Mobile Month: The Mobile Biometric Modalities

Last week, to kick off Mobile Month here at FindBiometrics we brought you coverage of Mobile World Congress straight from Barcelona with our sister site Mobile ID World. The event was more focused on digital identity than ever before, with keynotes on the importance of strong authentication in an increasingly connected world and an unprecedented…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Mobile World Congress Goes Biometric

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Mobile World Congress Goes Biometric

This week all eyes were turned to Barcelona, Spain, for Mobile World Congress 2015, which featured more biometrics technology than ever before. With MWC throwing its weight behind digital identity there is no better time to take an indepth look at biometrics in mobile applications. That being the case, we kicked off Mobile Month at…

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Mobile Month: Biometrics at MWC

Mobile Month: Biometrics at MWC

March is Mobile Month at FindBiometrics and to kick it off we’re taking a look at the biggest event in mobility happening this week in Barcelona, Spain: Mobile World Congress 2015. FindBiometrics is on location at the event with our sister site Mobile ID World, getting the scoop on all the strong authentication and identity management…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Preparing For MWC

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Preparing For MWC

This past week at FindBiometrics we brought Voice Month to a close with a look back on our February festivities. In the industry news section voice recognition was still making headlines, fingerprints (especially Touch ID) were all over the place, and mobility remained a prominent topic as eyes turn to Barcelona for next week’s Mobile…

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Voice Month: The Roundup

Voice Month: The Roundup

February has been Voice Month at FindBiometrics, a four week investigation of the modality that authenticates by listening to how we sound. All month through our featured articles, our industry news coverage and a special webinar presentation,  we have been taking a look at everything that’s special about using handsfree authentication everywhere from the car,…

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USAA and MasterCard Bring Biometric Authentication to their Customers

USAA and MasterCard Bring Biometric Authentication to their Customers

After several months of testing, USAA has formally launched a version of its mobile app that gives members the opportunity to gain secure access through facial recognition or voice-based verification. Long regarded as an innovator in mobile-first, multichannel, digital commerce, the company notes that this innovation makes it the first U.S. financial institution to protect…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Voice in a Multi-Modal Future

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Voice in a Multi-Modal Future

This week served as the epic climax to Voice Month at FindBiometrics, our four week investigation of voice recognition. In the industry news we also saw a great deal of diversity and innovation with major announcements, a potential new modality, some surprising uses for facial recognition and much more. Here is our look back on…

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Voice Month: 5 Unique Applications of Voice Biometrics

Voice Month: 5 Unique Applications of Voice Biometrics

It’s week three of Voice Month here at FindBiometrics in which we are exploring the world of hands free authentication through our featured articles and upcoming webinar. If you’ve read our previous featured articles on voice biometrics, you will have likely come to the conclusion that the modality of the month is nothing if not…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: The Face (and Voice) of The Consumer

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: The Face (and Voice) of The Consumer

This week at FindBiometrics we continued to explore our featured theme of the month, voice recognition, while facial recognition, consumer biometrics, access control and mobility made up the identity management industry news. Here is a look back on the week’s top stories: Voice The theme of February at FindBiometrics is voice recognition, and this week…

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Voice Month: The Place For Voiceprints

Voice Month: The Place For Voiceprints

The Sound of Your Voice Voice recognition is becoming an incredibly popular biometric authentication method thanks to the spread of connectivity and the gradual shift to a post-password paradigm. As we explored in last week’s Voice Month primer, voice recognition can serve a wide range of applications, seeing deployment in criminal ID, on cell phones…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Talking About Voice Biometrics

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Talking About Voice Biometrics

This week at FindBiometrics we kicked off Voice Month with our primer in the featured articles section and the announcement of an upcoming webinar: Voice Biometrics in a Multi-Modal Future. Meanwhile in the industry news section we saw applications of biometrics ranging from the novel to the noble and everywhere in between. Here is how…

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Voice Month: The Primer

Voice Month: The Primer

Welcome to Voice Month at FindBiometrics. All throughout the month of February we will be taking an in depth look at the hands free biometric modality that has everyone talking as we post featured articles on voice and present an exclusive expert webinar. There is quite a bit to talk about when we talk about voice…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Fingers and Faces, Eyes and Voices

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Fingers and Faces, Eyes and Voices

This past week at FindBiometrics the industry news spanned the four major biometric modalities across a great range of applications. While we reported on smartphones, law enforcement, call centers and more, we also brought the FindBiometrics Year in Review to a close by examining the biggest industry happenings as voted by our large sample of…

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Year in Review 2014: The Most Important Biometrics News

Year in Review 2014: The Most Important Biometrics News

The end of January is here and it’s time to bring the 12th annual FindBiometrics Year in Review to a close. Over the past weeks we have dissected and discussed the results of our largest survey ever, which saw over 150 professionals and experts from the identity management industry weighing in on the state of…

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Year in Review 2014: The Biggest Challenges in Biometrics

Year in Review 2014: The Biggest Challenges in Biometrics

Tweet: Have you seen the #NewFindBiometrics ? The site that you depend on for all your #biometric news has a fresh new look! Check it out now http://ctt.ec/vKauZ+ #Biometrics Throughout January at FindBiometrics, we are dissecting the results of our 12th annual industry Year in Review survey. The data, gathered from over 150 professionals and…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: New Looks and Exciting Markets

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: New Looks and Exciting Markets

Tweet: Have you seen the #NewFindBiometrics ? The site that you depend on for all your #biometric news has a fresh new look! Check it out now http://ctt.ec/vKauZ+ #Biometrics This past week at FindBiometrics we underwent a major change visually on the website, had a talk with Samsung about biometrics and took a look at…

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Year in Review 2014: The Most Exciting Vertical Markets

Year in Review 2014: The Most Exciting Vertical Markets

Tweet: Have you seen the #NewFindBiometrics ? The site that you depend on for all your #biometric news has a fresh new look! Check it out now http://ctt.ec/vKauZ+ #Biometrics Throughout January at FindBiometrics we are examining the results of our 12th annual biometrics industry Year in Review. This year we received more responses than ever…

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Year in Review 2014: The Hottest Space In Identity Management

Year in Review 2014: The Hottest Space In Identity Management

In December, FindBiometrics published the results of our 12th annual identity management industry Year in Review survey. This year we endeavored to involve as many biometrics experts and professionals as possible. The result: over 150 responses from a diverse sample of industry voices helping us paint a picture of what 2014 was like in the…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Expert Opinions and Taxi Cab Safety

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Expert Opinions and Taxi Cab Safety

This past week at FindBiometrics we published the initial results of our 12th annual industry Year in Review – a long running tradition of the biometrics industry that is bigger this year than ever before. Meanwhile our industry news section was filled with news with mobility, security and preparations for the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Global Identity Management

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Global Identity Management

This past week at FindBiometrics was, for the second week in a row, dominated by international identity tech news. We also had the requisite biometric commerce updates, an exciting number of new innovations and finished off Biometric Border Control Month. Border Control November has been Biometric Border Control Month here at FindBiometrics and this week…

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Biometric Border Control Month: The Roundup

Biometric Border Control Month: The Roundup

All throughout November at FindBiometrics we have been taking an in depth look at the booming world of biometric border control solutions. This area of biometric application has been a popular topic of conversation all year in the world of identity management and as such there was plenty to unpack in the featured articles, interviews…

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Biometric Border Control Month: Three Biometric Airport Security Deployments

Biometric Border Control Month: Three Biometric Airport Security Deployments

Sometimes when we talk about technologies that can vastly improve real life experiences, especially ones that involve futuristic-feeling technology like biometrics, it helps to have real life examples. The promises of biometric border control, particularly in airports, seem almost too good to be true: convenience without the sacrifice of security. The thing is, these promises…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Many Modalities and Border Control

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Many Modalities and Border Control

This week at FindBiometrics multiple modalities were all over the industry news while we continued to explore biometric border control in the featured articles section. Here is what the identity management industry was talking about this week: Fingerprints This week fingerprints were all over the news. From a biometric solution in healthcare that helps first responders…

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Biometric Border Control Month: The Barrier Free Experience

Biometric Border Control Month: The Barrier Free Experience

The prospect of travelling by air may have one time, long ago, held some amount of excitement for travelers. In a bygone era that some might call more innocent or possibly naive, the experience of boarding an airplane might have held dignity, convenience and something resembling novelty. I don’t know. I have not lived in…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Money, Wearables and Border Control

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Money, Wearables and Border Control

This past week has been incredibly big for the identity management industry, particularly in terms of the commerce vertical markets. With the Money20/20 conference showing a massive uptick in biometrics-based presentations, announcements and exhibitions it is clear that the mainstream financial community is ready to embrace strong authentication. Meanwhile, FindBiometrics has entered Biometric Border Control…

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Biometric Border Control Month: The Primer

Biometric Border Control Month: The Primer

November is Biometric Border Control Month here at FindBiometrics, and to start off (as usual) here is a handy primer to get you up to speed on the topic. Border control is an interesting vertical when it comes to identity management markets, in that it encompasses a wide range of biometric applications. Access control, remote…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Global Popularity, Mobility and Law Enforcement

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Global Popularity, Mobility and Law Enforcement

The FindBiometrics industry news section had us talking about biometrics on an international level once again this past week with news from Asia, Europe, the Caribbean and North America. Justice was also a major identity management topic, an especially convenient fact considering it was the final week of Law Enforcement Biometrics Month. Meanwhile, commerce and mobility continued…

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Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: The Roundup

It’s time to bring Law Enforcement Biometrics to an end. After a full month of related industry news and feature articles on the topic it is clear that the area of law enforcement and justice is a dynamic space for both biometric identification technologies and strong authentication. Here is a look back on October and…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Law Enforcement, Blood Clinics and National eID

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Law Enforcement, Blood Clinics and National eID

This week at FindBiometrics the industry news touched on a huge number of identity management applications and a diverse selection for biometrics modalities. From healthcare to finance and from consumer tech to government deployments, the week ending October 25, 2014 was jam packed with biometrics industry news. Staying Safe and Healthy Healthcare and law enforcement…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Finance, Mobility and Voiceprint Panic

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Finance, Mobility and Voiceprint Panic

This past week at FindBiometrics we continued to examine law enforcement biometrics in the featured articles section, while Apple’s fingerprint protected tablets, innovations in biometric commerce and new privacy concerns rounded out the industry news section. Here is your biometrics industry news roundup for the week ending October 18, 2014. Finance With Apple Pay set…

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Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: 4 Modalities Of Justice

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: 4 Modalities Of Justice

It’s Law Enforcement Biometric Month here at FindBiometrics and to celebrate the vertical that aims to keep us safe on the streets and in our homes we’re going to take a look at the diversity in its solutions. Fingerprints Fingerprints are so tied to law enforcement that the two ideas are practically synonymous in the…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Biometric Tech Versus Ebola

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Biometric Tech Versus Ebola

Last week at Find Biometrics we continued our month long examination of law enforcement biometrics while mobility held on to its top spot as a fixture of identity management news thanks to the persistent and strong hype generated by Apple. Meanwhile border control, access control and privacy concerns in the NBA rounded out an exciting…

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Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: Next Generation Identification

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: Next Generation Identification

The FBI’s Next Generation Identification (NGI) system is a logical step in the right direction for law enforcement in the United States. Managed by the Bureau’s Criminal Justice Information Services division (CJIS), NGI brings an exciting amount of next generation efficiency to critical law enforcement procedures that used to take an unbelievable amount of time…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Canadian Biometric Banking

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Canadian Biometric Banking

This week at FindBiometrics the industry news spanned everything from physical access control to a Canadian bank that is embracing fingerprint and voice authentication for its mobile app. Meanwhile in the featured articles section we entered Law Enforcement Biometrics Month with a review of how strong authentication and identification tech is catching crooks and keeping…

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Law Enforcement Biometrics Month – The Primer

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month – The Primer

The law enforcement market has been using biometrics to solve crimes ever since the first print was pulled from a crime scene. Now, biometrics, mobility and identity management extend beyond the crime lab and onto the field, into correctional facilities and onto the computer systems that help catch crooks. All through October, FindBiometrics will be…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: A New Way To Scan Fingerprints?

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: A New Way To Scan Fingerprints?

This week at FindBiometrics we reported on news out of the University of Windsor where researchers are developing a new way to capture fingerprints. Meanwhile, both of Apple’s iPhone 6 models kept consumer biometrics in the conversation and we took a look at the many mobile modalities in our featured article of the week. This…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Global Identity Summit and Biometrics UnPlugged

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Global Identity Summit and Biometrics UnPlugged

This past week FindBiometrics was in Tampa, covering Biometrics UnPlugged and the Global Identity Summit from the ground floor. That didn’t mean it was a week without the regular industry news though, with product launches, partnerships, contract announcements and research reports all making their way onto our radar. Monday was the second annual Biometrics UnPlugged…

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Finding the “I” in Global Identity Summit

Finding the “I” in Global Identity Summit

The opening keynote of the very first Global Identity Summit was presented by FBI’s executive assistant director for science and technology, Amy Hess. The choice to launch the conference and exhibition with a speech from Hess was appropriate for a number of reasons, chief of which is the fact the the FBI’s Next Generation Identity…

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Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Apple Pay Gets Launched and Biometric Lunch Lines Get a Pass

Biometrics Industry News Roundup: Apple Pay Gets Launched and Biometric Lunch Lines Get a Pass

This week at FindBiometrics we entered week two of Mobile Biometrics Month, so it was appropriate that Apple took center stage in identity management news with its highly anticipated September keynote. In addition to new biometrics powered products and services out of Cupertino, we also reported on analysis concerning the global facial recognition market, stories…

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Mobile Biometrics Month Feature 2: Apple’s New Biometric Devices

Mobile Biometrics Month Feature 2: Apple’s New Biometric Devices

On Tuesday, Apple made good on a number of long circulating rumors with it’s now-expected annual September product announcement. Last year around this time, the company announced Touch ID – the fingerprint sensor that would be able to replace the lock screen PIN and iTunes passwords on the iPhone 5S. This year, Apple’s announcement brought more…

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