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Experian to Integrate IdentityX Biometrics Into Anti-Fraud Platform

Experian to Integrate IdentityX Biometrics Into Anti-Fraud Platform

“As with other integrations of Daon’s pioneering mobile platform, Experian’s will enable fingerprint, voice, and facial recognition for partners using the CrossCore platform.” Experian is going to be the next major organization to take advantage of Daon’s IdentityX biometric authentication platform, with plans to integrate it into its CrossCore identity security system. As with other…

Sumitomo Bank Prepares to Launch Mobile Authentication App

Sumitomo Bank Prepares to Launch Mobile Authentication App

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui bank is getting ready to launch a mobile biometric authentication app developed in collaboration with NTT Data Corporation and Ireland-based Daon. The work was first announced last autumn, with the organizations planning to leverage Daon’s Identity X Platform, a multimodal biometric authentication system that has seen other successful mobile deployments in partnership…

Philippines Banking App Uses Daon Biometrics Tech for Authentication

Philippines Banking App Uses Daon Biometrics Tech for Authentication

“…with the remarkable success of its IdentityX deployment in the mobile app of American bank USAA, Daon has gone on to work with heavyweights like Mastercard and has become one of the most notable success stories of the mobile biometrics revolution.” Daon‘s mobile biometrics technology has found its way into a big new deployment in the…

USAA App a Premiere Success Story of the Mobile Biometrics Revolution

USAA App a Premiere Success Story of the Mobile Biometrics Revolution

Almost half of USAA’s mobile users are taking advantage of biometric authentication to log in on their phones, reports San Antonio Business Journal. The technology comes by way of Daon and its IdentityX platform, offering users the choice to authenticate via fingerprint scan, or facial or voice recognition. USAA, a bank focused on serving the…

Mastercard Identity Check is Coming to Australia

Mastercard Identity Check is Coming to Australia

“…while Mastercard hasn’t set a launch date for Australia, its arrival appears to be imminent.” Mastercard is bringing its Identity Check platform to Australia, reports The Sydney Morning Herald. The company made its announcement at the recent Australian Open. The app is also known as ‘Selfie Pay’, but it isn’t a mobile payment platform. It…

Korea Gets Specialized Mobile Biometric Authentication Service

Korea Gets Specialized Mobile Biometric Authentication Service

A new mobile biometric authentication solution has arrived in South Korea, reports The Korea Herald. Called BioCA, it’s based primarily on facial recognition, using a smartphone’s camera to apply the biometric modality, but can also incorporate voice and fingerprint recognition. It’s the product of a collaboration between the Korea Smart Authentication Corp. (KoSAC) and Daon,…

Mastercard Brings Identity Check to Brazil and Mexico

Mastercard Brings Identity Check to Brazil and Mexico

“The biometric technology comes by way of Daon’s IdentityX platform, which was recently adopted for a similar mobile biometric authentication system specialized for the South Korean market.” Mastercard has launched its Identity Check solution in Brazil and Mexico. The system allows users to authenticate for mobile transactions via facial recognition, using their smartphone cameras, or…

Biometric Banking Pioneer Climbs FinTech Rankings

Biometric Banking Pioneer Climbs FinTech Rankings

“The bank’s app uses facial and voice recognition for customer authentication, a move that is likely helping to raise the company’s profile as a FinTech pioneer.” Online-only financial institution Atom Bank has moved up the Fintech 100 rankings. It has now climbed from 8th to 6th on the ranking compiled by H2 Ventures and KPMG…

Money20/20: Identity Check Mobile to Launch in North America in First Half of 2017

Money20/20: Identity Check Mobile to Launch in North America in First Half of 2017

Mastercard and BMO have announced that their Identity Check Mobile app will officially launch in North America in the first half of next year. The system prompts users to verify online purchases using biometric capture on their mobile devices, either by scanning a fingerprint or taking a selfie, which the system scans using facial recognition…

Daon Americas President to Talk Biometrics at Money20/20

Daon Americas President to Talk Biometrics at Money20/20

Daon has announced that the president of its Americas division, Conor White, will participate in a prominent panel discussion on biometric technology at this year’s Money20/20 conference and expo in Las Vegas. It’s a high-profile session. Entitled “Biometrics Innovation & the New Password,” the panel discussion will feature other prominent speakers including Mastercard’s Ajay Bhalla, Safran…

Mastercard Launches Selfie Authentication App in Europe

Mastercard Launches Selfie Authentication App in Europe

Mastercard is rolling out its Identity Check service, popularly known as selfie pay, to customers in Europe through a new mobile app. The system was developed in partnership with Daon, and uses that company’s IdentityX platform to enable biometric authentication. It requires users to essentially take a video selfie, blinking in the process to ensure…

Equiniti Announces IdentityX Powered Biometric Authentication Platform

Equiniti Announces IdentityX Powered Biometric Authentication Platform

Business technology solutions provider Equiniti has launched its own biometric authentication platform. Called Prequel, it’s based on Daon’s IdentityX platform. Equiniti is offering Prequel as a mobile authentication system for financial services organizations, particularly as a solution for ‘Know Your Customer’ requirements. Like the USAA mobile app, which also used Daon’s IdentityX platform, Prequel will…

Daon to Develop Biometric Authentication Platform with Japanese Banks, NTT Data

Daon to Develop Biometric Authentication Platform with Japanese Banks, NTT Data

Two Japanese financial services companies have contracted Daon, together with NTT Data Corporation, to develop multimodal biometric authentication platforms. The agreements aim to have such systems go live for Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) in the spring of next year. SMFG plans to use Daon’s IdentityX Platform, which has…

Nequi Adopts IdentityX Biometric Login

Nequi Adopts IdentityX Biometric Login

“Daon’s platform… will allow Nequi users to log in via facial recognition, bolstered with its built-in liveness detection feature.” Columbian financial services company Nequi is taking advantage of Daon‘s IdentityX biometric identification platform for mobile user authentication. The company offers a mobile platform that lets users transfer money to each other and organize their accounts with commercial banks. It’s…

Online-Only Bank Embraces Biometric Account Access via Daon

Online-Only Bank Embraces Biometric Account Access via Daon

A new mobile-focused bank is aiming to shake up the financial services industry. Called NEON, the bank is headed by 24-year-old Pedro Conrade, and launched in Brazil this week. The bank has a number of notable, unusual qualities, among them being its reliance on mobile-based biometric authentication. Customers can only access their accounts through a…

USAA’s Biometric Banking App Gets Accessibility Upgrade

USAA’s Biometric Banking App Gets Accessibility Upgrade

USAA has upgraded its mobile app with another technologically innovative feature that should be an impactful aid to visually impaired customers. Called ‘voice-guided deposit’, the system offers verbal cues to help a user properly position a cheque for mobile capture and deposit—cues like “Move right,” or “Lift device.” Given USAA’s position as a credit union…

Daon Offers ‘FIDO Quick Start’ Free Trial of Biometric Platform

Daon Offers ‘FIDO Quick Start’ Free Trial of Biometric Platform

Daon has set up a free trial program for organizations considering implementing its IdentityX biometric authentication solution. It’s a FIDO Quick Start initiative, giving interested parties access to an IdentityX FIDO UAF Server for free so that they can see FIDO authentication in action via Daon’s biometric platform. Participating organizations will get full access to…

Daon Wins NAFCU Services Innovation Award

Daon Wins NAFCU Services Innovation Award

The National Association of Federal Credit Unions has awarded Daon with the 2016 NAFCU Services Innovation Award. The honor was bestowed in recognition of Daon’s IdentityX platform, a multimodal biometric system that has offered particular benefits to the credit union industry, with deployments such as its highly successful integration into USAA’s mobile app. In a statement,…

Daon Americas President to Speak at NAFCU Conference

Daon Americas President to Speak at NAFCU Conference

Daon Americas President Conor White has been invited to speak at the National Association of Federal Credit Unions’ annual conference. Entitled “Convenient Biometric Authentication in a Mobile World”, White’s half-hour presentation will spotlight the advantages of mobile biometric authentication, focusing on Daon’s IdentityX Platform. While a number of biometric authentication systems are being adopted by a range…

Gulf Bank Kuwait Enables Multimodal Biometrics With Daon

Gulf Bank Kuwait Enables Multimodal Biometrics With Daon

Customers of Gulf Bank Kuwait who prefer to do their banking from their phones will have a more secure and convenient way to authenticate thanks to the financial institution’s partnership with Daon. Today, Gulf Bank Kuwait and Daon announced that the latter’s IdentityX biometric platform will be enabling fingerprint and face recognition for the bank’s…

HSBC Joins Money20/20 Europe Biometrics Panel

HSBC Joins Money20/20 Europe Biometrics Panel

Biometric technology is expected to enjoy a bright spotlight at next week’s Money20/20 Europe conference, with growing enthusiasm from some big players in FinTech. Fittingly, a discussion panel on biometrics moderated by FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill has just announced another participant: Craig Ramsay, HSBC Payments and Cash Management’s Head of Innovation. The financial services company…

Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: The Roundup

Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: The Roundup

March is coming to a close and with it we are bringing an end to Mobile Biometrics Month 2016. Throughout the month we have been taking a special look at the current state of mobile biometrics, culminating in our special webinar, Mobile Revolution 2.0: Biometrics, Smartphones, IoT. Of course, March had its share of industry news…

Financial Institutions Are Investing in Tech Companies With an Eye for mPayments

Financial Institutions Are Investing in Tech Companies With an Eye for mPayments

Market research firm Technavio has named its top vendors in the area of mobile payment services. They are very big names: Amazon Payments, HP, IBM, MasterCard, Orcale, and PayPal. The analysis comes from Technavio’s report, Global IT Spending by Mobile Payment Service Providers Market 2015-2019, released last autumn. In a new statement announcing Technavio’s top vendors,…

Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: 4 Ways Biometrics Are Making it To End Users

Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: 4 Ways Biometrics Are Making it To End Users

Mobile biometrics are making it into the hands of end users everywhere and in more ways than one. While Touch ID is often credited for bringing biometrics to consumers, a combination of password fatigue, demand for security, and exciting use cases has helped next gen mobile authentication reach a critical mass. Here are four ways…

WATCH: Industry Experts Discuss the Future of Mobile Biometrics

WATCH: Industry Experts Discuss the Future of Mobile Biometrics

Today marked the occasion of our exclusive webinar event Mobile Revolution 2.0: Biometrics, Smartphones, IoT, which brought together an expert panel to discuss the current outlook on the mobile biometrics industry. The webcast begins with Acuity Market Intelligence principal Maxine Most presenting her latest findings pertaining to mobility, biometrics and identity. Most then joined co-panelists…

Mobile Biometrics Are Mainstream, So What’s Next?

Mobile Biometrics Are Mainstream, So What’s Next?

UPDATE: Watch the full presentation of Mobile Revolution 2.0: Biometrics, Smartphones, IoT now! About 600 million smartphones with biometric sensors are currently in use, according to new research from Acuity Market Intelligence. That number is approximately 28 percent of the total number of smartphone devices on a global scale, says the firm. What’s more, there is a…

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…

Daon Tech Powers MasterCard ‘Selfie Pay’ Authentication

Daon Tech Powers MasterCard ‘Selfie Pay’ Authentication

Daon has teamed up with MasterCard to help work on the latter’s ‘Selfie Pay’ mobile payment app. Officially called MasterCard Identity Check, the app is designed to leverage smartphones’ mobile cameras to enable facial recognition-based authentication, and throws in an aspect of liveness detection for added security. The concept was showcased at this year’s Mobile…

Daon Becomes NAFCU Preferred Partner

Daon Becomes NAFCU Preferred Partner

The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) has announced Daon as its new “Preferred Partner for biometric authentication technology.” The company was selected based on its IdentityX platform, a biometric authentication system that has helped to bring multimodal security to applications like USAA’s mobile banking app. The platform attained FIDO certification last summer and…

Daon Tech Supports Peacebuilding Work in Somaliland

Daon Tech Supports Peacebuilding Work in Somaliland

Daon is helping to develop a biometric voting system in Somaliland, the company has announced. It’s a project organized by Interpeace, a United Nations-affiliated NGO that works to build peace in war-torn states. Daon has been selected to provide the key software technology to ATEA, an IT company that Interpeace has contracted for the project.…

CSC to Bring IdentityX Security to Digital Bank Startup

CSC to Bring IdentityX Security to Digital Bank Startup

CSC, a digital transformation facilitator, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to provide Atom Bank with security technology for mobile authentication. Called ConfidentID, the system is based on IdentityX‘s FIDO-certified biometric authentication platform. Having produced successful results in its deployment with USAA’s mobile banking app, the platform will now be leveraged to…

News Roundup: A Week Of Major Innovation

News Roundup: A Week Of Major Innovation

Last week at FindBiometrics, Financial Biometrics Month continued in the featured articles section while major news about the FIDO Alliance, Apple Pay and upgraded products made up the top stories. Here is a look back on the week that was: Financial Biometrics Month As Financial Biometrics Month continued through week three of November, we took…

Daon Supports Major Border Security Upgrade

Daon Supports Major Border Security Upgrade

Biometric identity solutions developer Daon has helped to upgrade a major border control system in Asia, the company has announced. The system was first implemented in 2007, when a Japan-based systems integrator integrated multimodal biometric middleware into a border control system for a major country in the Asia region. Last year, that system underwent a…

Financial Biometrics Month: The Benefits of Biometric Banking

Financial Biometrics Month: The Benefits of Biometric Banking

The Concept Biometrics exploded onto the consumer financial market in a big way with payment tech – in 2014 Apple Pay and fingerprint sensor authenticated PayPal transactions saw to that – but when it comes to everyday users scanning their body and handling money, buying things is only, at best, half of the story. Biometric…

Daon Deploys APC Pre-Screening at Dublin Airport

Daon Deploys APC Pre-Screening at Dublin Airport

Biometric identity solutions provider Daon has successfully deployed a biometric pre-clearance system at the Dublin Airport. It’s designed specifically for United States of American Customs and Border Protection, providing travelers destined for the US with an expedited security screening process. The system deployed by Daon uses Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks to automate passenger screening. Daon…

Daon Launches Upgraded IdentityX Platform

Daon Launches Upgraded IdentityX Platform

Daon, a developer of mobile biometric authentication solutions, has launched an upgraded version of its flagship platform. IdentityX v4.0 offers numerous improvements to its API interface, administration console, and security infrastructure, with its face matching algorithm now sporting improved accuracy and speed, according to Daon. Moreover, it now offers support for SQL Server 2012, Windows Server…

Money20/20: Settling The Spoofing Score

Money20/20: Settling The Spoofing Score

During yesterday’s FindBiometrics hosted panel at Money20/20, Biometric Identity & Its Applications in Financial Services & Payments, the conversation turned inevitably to the problem of spoofing on consumer biometric devices, namely, the iPhone. When the time came for the audience to ask their questions of the identity and finance experts on stage, immediately an attendee…

Biometrics Are Everywhere At Money20/20: The FindBiometrics Panel

Biometrics Are Everywhere At Money20/20: The FindBiometrics Panel

Yesterday in Las Vegas, Money20/20 was well underway and biometrics was the talk of the conference. As previously announced by FindBiometrics, we weren’t only in attendance but helping lead the way yet again to a massive crowd of industry professionals with our expert panel on biometrics at the intersection of commerce. Hosted by FindBiometrics president…

FindBiometrics To Host Money20/20 Biometrics Panel

FindBiometrics To Host Money20/20 Biometrics Panel

Money20/20 – the dynamic annual payments industry trade show – kicks off next week and biometrics will once again play an essential role in the festivities. Once again, FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill will be hosting an expert panel at the event, which is held in Las Vegas Nevada October 25-28. Titled Biometric Identity & Its Applications…

A Million Users Have Signed Up for USAA App’s Biometrics

A Million Users Have Signed Up for USAA App’s Biometrics

A million users have signed up for USAA’s biometric login system for its mobile app. The financial services provider integrated Daon’s biometric IdentityX Platform into the app at the start of this year. The Identity X system allows USAA customers to log in to their mobile apps via facial recognition, voice recognition, or fingerprint scanning,…

Mobile Identity Month: The Primer

Mobile Identity Month: The Primer

Mobility and biometrics are at a mutual point of transformation thanks to a perfect alignment of factors. To celebrate the resulting boom in biometrics, FindBiometrics is pleased to announce that October is Mobile Identity Month. Throughout the next four weeks we will be taking a featured look at how biometrics and mobility are converging, the…

News Roundup: GIS 2015, National ID

News Roundup: GIS 2015, National ID

Last week at FindBiometrics we kicked off the fall conference season at the Global Identity Summit (GIS 2015) while preparations were made for ASIS 2015. Fingerprints remained the dominant modality in the industry news as our featured look at National ID had us talking about ambitious biometric deployments all across the globe. Here are last…

Daon: Consumers Want Biometrics Now

Daon: Consumers Want Biometrics Now

Yesterday at the Global Identity Summit (GIS) in Tampa Florida, experts took to the stage to speak on the topic of identity in the financial sector. What emerged from the discussion was further confirmation that convenience is a major driving factor in the adoption of strong authentication technologies in finance, and that the consumer demand…

INTERVIEW: Conor White, President – Americas, Daon

INTERVIEW: Conor White, President – Americas, Daon

Interview with Conor White, Americas Group President, Daon FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Conor White, Americas Group President for Daon. The conversation begins with the company’s successful deployment of biometric security on the USAA mobile banking app, moves on to the company’s recent credit union industry awards, and finishes with an update on…

IdentityX Gets FIDO Certification

IdentityX Gets FIDO Certification

Daon has announced that its mobile authentication platform, IdentityX, has received FIDO certification. The platform passed the FIDO Alliance’s rigorous testing, and has been deemed compatible with other FIDO 1.0 devices and services. Daon’s IdentityX platform has multimodal biometric capabilities, and is ideal for mobile authentication systems. It recently won the Best in Show Award…

Daon Highlights Success of Biometrics in USAA Mobile App

Daon Highlights Success of Biometrics in USAA Mobile App

Identity and authentication solutions provider Daon is highlighting the success of its client USAA. In a case study, the company is looking at how its IdentityX mobile biometric authentication system has helped the military-focused financial services organization to achieve its goals in providing users with mobile access that employs high-tech security. The multimodal system uses…

Credit Unions Praise Daon Biometrics

Credit Unions Praise Daon Biometrics

Daon has received the Best in Show Award from the CUNA Technology Council for its IdentityX mobile authentication platform, which uses multiple factors – biometric and otherwise – to confirm user identity. The company was awarded during the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) earlier this month in Washington, DC. The Best of Show Award is…

Daon Fights Terrorism With Major Multifactor Identity Tech Contract

Daon Fights Terrorism With Major Multifactor Identity Tech Contract

March 3, 2014 – by Peter B. Counter      When it comes to the growing market of biometric border control, there is no one-modality fits all. The deployments that protect nations from terrorism and illegal immigration call for different means of authentication and identity management as unique as the situations that they are used in.…

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