convenience

Visa Decries EBA’s High-Friction eCommerce Authentication Proposals

Visa Decries EBA’s High-Friction eCommerce Authentication Proposals

“There’s still time for changes to the EBA’s proposal, and the organization has solicited feedback, and received it from the likes of the FIDO Alliance, whose members by and large concern themselves with technologies aimed at both improving security and reducing friction, such as biometric authentication.” Visa is decrying European regulatory efforts to improve security…

Sudden Transition to Biometric Screening Causes Delays at South African Airport

Sudden Transition to Biometric Screening Causes Delays at South African Airport

South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has implemented biometric security screening for non-citizen visitors to the country at the OR Tambo International Airport. The deployment caused significant delays, with DHA and airline authorities telling media that both authorities and travelers’ efforts to transition to the system led to slower processing. Speaking to Traveller24, a spokesperson…

American Voters Want Change in Voting Technology: Smartmatic

American Voters Want Change in Voting Technology: Smartmatic

Smartmatic says a new survey conducted by the company clearly indicates an appetite for change to America’s voting system. The survey asked 1,000 registered voters about their attitudes toward voting and potential upgrades to voting systems, and found that 81 percent felt that changes should be made. Asked to select the priority from three potential…

Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: Biometrics Versus Keyboards

Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: Biometrics Versus Keyboards

A Transitional Experience Mobility is a promise of convenience and efficiency. Take your digital life wherever you go, always be connected to the people, networks and applications that matter to you most. Now, thanks to popular mobile commerce technologies your phone is even more important and useful than your credit card stuffed wallet, and will…

Webinar: Balancing Convenience and Security in Biometric Access Control

Webinar: Balancing Convenience and Security in Biometric Access Control

This exclusive webinar is designed to provide you with everything you need to know about the crucial need to balance security and convenience when deploying biometric access control. Biometric technology is playing an increasingly important role in the global access control market, which is on track to reach $10.4 billion by 2020. Driven by a…

Physical Access Month: The Mobility Effect

Physical Access Month: The Mobility Effect

Physical access control represents a diverse range of solutions to a very simple, age old problem: how do I lock my door? As we examined last week, now that biometrics have landed on the scene and taken off as the best way to control access to limited areas, the answer to that question depends greatly…

Athletic Club Integrates Frictionless Security

Athletic Club Integrates Frictionless Security

A major social and athletic club in Canada has installed FST’s In-Motion Identification (IMID) system to improve security and member convenience. Members of The Granite Club can now enjoy the ease of access of having doors automatically open for them as they approach. FST’s technology identifies individuals using a combination of biometric modalities including motion pattern,…