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EyeVerify Poll Shows Growing Appetite For Biometric FinTech

EyeVerify Poll Shows Growing Appetite For Biometric FinTech

New survey data suggests a growing appetite for biometric authentication in banking and payments. The data comes by way of EyeVerify and its recent online poll of 1,002 American adults, published in a new report entitled The Retail Banking Biometrics Confidence Report. Seventy-nine percent of respondents said they wanted to be able to use biometric…

Eyeprint ID Arrives in Europe Via Yapi Kredi

Eyeprint ID Arrives in Europe Via Yapi Kredi

“Yapi Kredi AGM Yakup Dogan explained that Eyeprint ID ‘addresses two major shortcomings for mobile banking customers today: security and recalling passwords.’” EyeVerify technology has arrived in Europe. The company has announced that its eye vein-based mobile authentication platform, Eyeprint ID, is now being used in its first European bank app. The deployment comes through…

EyeVerify Sees Increasing Role for Biometrics in Financial Services

EyeVerify Sees Increasing Role for Biometrics in Financial Services

“With more than 50 financial institutions having taken advantage of Eyeprint ID last year, the company says its eye vein-based mobile authentication platform represents ‘the most-integrated software biometric for mobile banking authentication.’” EyeVerify is predicting a big year for biometrics in the financial services sector. In a new blog post, the company forecasts that 2017…

Eyeprint ID Could Expand ‘Dramatically’ Across Alipay Base: EyeVerify

Eyeprint ID Could Expand ‘Dramatically’ Across Alipay Base: EyeVerify

A wide swath of Alipay users now have access to Eyeprint ID security, and the company behind the system, EyeVerify, is celebrating the deployment in a new blog post outlining the system’s advantages. An obvious one is ease of use, particularly given that Alipay already employed a facial recognition authentication system using a mobile interface…

Comarch Announces Eyeprint ID Integration

Comarch Announces Eyeprint ID Integration

“Eyeprint ID is a mobile biometric identification system that uses a smartphone camera to scan a user’s eye vein patterns as well as other micro features in and around their eye.” Enterprise IT solutions provider Comarch is embracing EyeVerify biometric technology. The companies have announced that the latter’s Eyeprint ID system will be integrated into Comarch’s Smart Finance…

EyeVerify Update Improves Liveness Detection

EyeVerify Update Improves Liveness Detection

EyeVerify has launched a new version of its Eyeprint ID iOS app, and is highlighting improvements to its liveness detection capability. Eyeprint ID is mobile software enabling eye vein patern recognition, allowing for sophisticated biometric identification and authentication on a standard smartphone. With its lack of need for any special hardware, the system has generated…

EyeVerify Scaling Up After Ant Financial Acquisition

EyeVerify Scaling Up After Ant Financial Acquisition

In the wake of its acquisition by Alipay operator Ant Financial, EyeVerify is scaling up. The Eyeprint ID company has announced plans to increase its staff at its headquarters in Kansas City, where it’s going to “expand its relationship with the University of Missouri Kansas City” and “draw from the extensive local talent pool of…

EyeVerify Reaffirms BioConnect Partnership In Wake Of Ant Financial Acquisition

EyeVerify Reaffirms BioConnect Partnership In Wake Of Ant Financial Acquisition

In the wake of its acquisition by Ant Financial, EyeVerify is doubling down on its commitment to work with BioConnect. The latter two companies first teamed up earlier this summer, with BioConnect aiming to bring EyeVerify’s eye vein biometrics technology to its eponymous multi-factor authentication platform. With EyeVerify’s Eyeprint ID system having attracted some considerable interest…

BioConnect Integrates EyeVerify’s Eye Vein Biometrics Tech

BioConnect Integrates EyeVerify’s Eye Vein Biometrics Tech

“Integrating EyeVerify’s technology is in line with BioConnect’s reputation for embracing new and innovative biometric modalities…” BioConnect is bringing EyeVerify’s eye vein biometric technology to its eponymous platform, the companies have announced. The partnership will see the integration of Eyeprint ID, EyeVerify’s flagship biometric system. It’s designed to use a standard smartphone camera to image the vein…

Note7 Iris Scanning a Sign of Progress in Mobile Biometrics: EyeVerify

Note7 Iris Scanning a Sign of Progress in Mobile Biometrics: EyeVerify

The CEO of EyeVerify sees validation in the emergence of iris scanning with Samsung’s latest flagship device. In a blog post on the company’s website, Toby Rush revisits his “Fingers and Eyes” prediction from February of last year that these would offer the primary modalities for user-friendly, secure biometric authentication on mobile devices. It was a prediction…

Visa Trials Eyeprint ID on Mobile App

Visa Trials Eyeprint ID on Mobile App

Visa is testing out EyeVerify biometric technology on its Visa Now app. EyeVerify’s Eyeprint ID authentication system is now available to select users of Visa Now, an iPhone app invites users to “[e]xperience Visa executive programs and events like never before” on the Apple App Store. As EyeVerify explains in a statement announcing the integration, users…

BioConnect Highlights Factors Driving Banks’ Embrace of Biometrics

BioConnect Highlights Factors Driving Banks’ Embrace of Biometrics

Canadian bank Tangerine has brought Eyeprint ID biometric authentication to its mobile app for user login, illustrating an ongoing trend that has seen numerous financial services institutions embrace biometric login and security—and BioConnect is taking the opportunity to explain why. In a new post on the company’s blog, BioConnect’s Brett Mueller highlights a few key…

Tangerine Mobile App Enables Voice, Selfie Login

Tangerine Mobile App Enables Voice, Selfie Login

Canadian direct bank Tangerine has launched a new mobile app with impressive security features. For one thing, the Tangerine Mobile Banking App, available on iOS, includes a Secure Chat feature. It lets users start a chat session with a Tangerine representative within the app, and because the users have already logged in, they’re able to…

HYPR Platform Integrates Eyeprint ID

HYPR Platform Integrates Eyeprint ID

HYPR has teamed up with EyeVerify and will integrate its Eyeprint ID technology into the HYPR Biometric Security Suite. Eyeprint ID is a biometric authentication system that analyzes the eye vein patterns of users. It’s designed for mobile applications, using standard smartphone cameras for its biometrics scans; as such, it has garnered considerable interest from…

First Internet Bank Recognized for Embrace of Biometrics

First Internet Bank Recognized for Embrace of Biometrics

Indiana-based First Internet Bank has been named Tech-Enabled Company of the Year at the 17th annual Mira Awards, a gala honoring Indiana’s best tech companies and innovations. In a statement announcing the award, First Internet Bank said it was bestowed in recognition of the company’s “ability to use technology to provide convenience, access, and a…

Wells Fargo Wins Monarch Innovation Award With Biometrics

Wells Fargo Wins Monarch Innovation Award With Biometrics

Barlow Research Associates, a consulting firm specializing in the banking industry, has awarded BCSG, US Bank, Wells Fargo, and Xero with its 2016 Monarch Innovation Awards. In a statement announcing the winners, Barlow Research Associates explained that they were chosen by a four-judge panel, and were assessed “based on uniqueness, stickiness, dependability, ease of use,…

RSA Via Goes Beyond ‘One Size Fits All’ Authentication, Balances Security and Convenience

RSA Via Goes Beyond ‘One Size Fits All’ Authentication, Balances Security and Convenience

The RSA conference is underway in San Francisco, and the company running the show has unveiled a new version of its RSA Via solution that includes new authentication options for RSA Via Access. Overall the update finds a better balance between convenience and security Conceptually, the RSA Via update is all about matching security level with the…

EyeVerify Named Best of Show Winner at FinovateEurope

EyeVerify Named Best of Show Winner at FinovateEurope

The FinovateEurope 2016 conference has concluded, and its organizers have announced the Best of Show winners—and two of the six winners are biometric fintech solutions. IDscan Biometrics was selected for its facial recognition onboarding system, while EyeVerify has been recognized for Eyeprint ID, its eye vein-based authentication platform. EyeVerify’s solution has proved to be particularly applicable to…

Password-Based Security is ‘Untenable’: EyeVerify

Password-Based Security is ‘Untenable’: EyeVerify

EyeVerify is adding its voice to the chorus decrying password security. In a new blog post, the company details the many reasons why passwords are terribly inadequate for contemporary users. The post’s author begins with a list of common password guidelines, such as ensuring that a password has a mix of letters, numbers, and special…

Republic Bank Offers Touch ID, Eyeprint ID Security for Mobile App

Republic Bank Offers Touch ID, Eyeprint ID Security for Mobile App

Kentucky’s Republic Bank has enabled two different biometric login options for its mobile banking app. One of the new password replacement options is the fingerprint scanning Touch ID system found on all new iPhones and iPads. It’s an increasingly popular login system for a range of banks, offering an easy-to-use and relatively secure password alternative.…

EyeVerify Outlines Challenges, Solutions in Mobile Biometric Scanning

EyeVerify Outlines Challenges, Solutions in Mobile Biometric Scanning

A helpful new blog post from EyeVerify explains some of the more common reasons why biometric sensors don’t always work. And in doing so, it also happens to illustrate some of the benefits of EyeVerify’s own technology. The explanation revolves around input quality, noting that, for example, damp skin can hinder a fingerprint scan, and…

ZTE’s Multimodal Biometric Smartphones Lauded by IDG

ZTE’s Multimodal Biometric Smartphones Lauded by IDG

ZTE Mobile Devices has won four awards in the International Data Group (IDG)’s Global Top Brands Awards Ceremony at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, the company has announced. It won in the categories of Top 10 Brands from China, Global Top 50 CE Brands, Global Smart Phones Top 10, and Global Connected Devices Top 10. Commenting on…

EyeVerify Boasts 2 Million Eyeprint ID Users

EyeVerify Boasts 2 Million Eyeprint ID Users

EyeVerify has announced via a new blog post on its website that it ended 2015 with 2 million enrolled Eyeprint ID users on unique devices. The company’s biometric software technology—which authenticates users by matching the unique vein patterns and other micro features in and around their eye to stored templates—received a commercial release last year…

Biometrics Year in Review: Cooperation Makes it Happen

Biometrics Year in Review: Cooperation Makes it Happen

Another year is coming to a close and here at FindBiometrics that means one thing: the annual Biometrics Year in Review is upon us. 2015 has been a year of major adoption in biometrics, as well as major innovation. In large part, these industry strides have come about via cooperation, either through partnerships or on…

EyeVerify to Showcase Eyeprint ID at FinovateEurope

EyeVerify to Showcase Eyeprint ID at FinovateEurope

EyeVerify has been invited to show off its flagship product at a major fintech conference early next year. The company will showcase its Eyeprint ID solution at FinovateEurope in London, an event running on February 9th and 10th. Eyeprint ID is EyeVerify’s eye vein biometric identification system. The company launched iOS and Android versions of…

Mountain America Credit Union Enables Touch ID, Eyeprint ID Mobile Login

Mountain America Credit Union Enables Touch ID, Eyeprint ID Mobile Login

Mountain America Credit Union has embraced biometric authentication for its mobile users, the company has announced. Its mobile app now lets users log in via Eyeprint ID and Touch ID. While banks and credit unions are increasingly embracing Apple’s fingerprint scanning system for user authentication, few have gone the extra step of incorporating an eye-based…

EyeVerify Gets Positive Feedback From Curious Users

EyeVerify Gets Positive Feedback From Curious Users

Eye vein biometrics specialist EyeVerify says it is getting positive feedback on its mobile app. The app, available through the iOS app store and Google Play, was meant to offer a demo of the mobile capabilities of EyeVerify’s Eyeprint ID technology for potential partners, but the company has found that a number of users have…

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…

Nubia Z9 Mini Elite Scans Eyes For Authentication

Nubia Z9 Mini Elite Scans Eyes For Authentication

China-based smartphone maker Nubia has announced a new smartphone that will feature eye-based biometric authentication. Called the Nubia Z9 Mini Elite, the mobile device uses eye vein recognition for user identification. The technology appears to be based on the EyeVerify-developed authentication systems used in the Grand S3 smartphone developed by ZTE, Nubia’s former parent company.…

UMI Iron Pro Features Eyeprint ID

UMI Iron Pro Features Eyeprint ID

China-based smartphone maker UMI has launched a new device with multimodal biometric capabilities. Called the UMI Iron Pro, the smartphone features both a fingerprint sensor and eye vein recognition via its 8MP front-facing camera. The device sports a magnesium-aluminum alloy chassis, a 5.5″ display featuring 1080p resolution, and a MediaTek MT6753 processor. It’s a mid-range…

Biometrics Bigger Than Ever at Money20/20

Biometrics Bigger Than Ever at Money20/20

Biometric technology is more prominent than ever at this year’s Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas. With big names like MasterCard showing off their emerging technologies alongside specialist developers like EyeVerify, it’s clear that fintech is pushing financial services players away from the traditional password and toward biometric solutions. MasterCard had a couple of major innovations…

RSA Adds Eyeprint ID Security Layer to Mobile SDK

RSA Adds Eyeprint ID Security Layer to Mobile SDK

RSA, the security arm of computer data storage company EMC, has integrated EyeVerify technology into its RSA Adaptive Authentication Software Development Kit. The SDK now features Eyeprint ID capabilities for mobile apps. This means that EMC clients will now be able to develop custom mobile security solutions leveraging EyeVerify’s flagship, eye vein biometric technology, which…

News Roundup: Next Gen Mobile Identity

News Roundup: Next Gen Mobile Identity

Last week at FindBiometrics we kicked off Mobile Identity Month, in which we will be taking a focused look at the latest thinking and news in mobile biometrics technology. Iris, fingerprint and vascular biometrics technology made up the bulk of the news while we also reported on biometric elections, law enforcement and financial deployments. Here…

EyeVerify CEO Calls for Payment Grade Standard for mPayment Biometrics

EyeVerify CEO Calls for Payment Grade Standard for mPayment Biometrics

EyeVerify CEO Toby Rush is calling for a new standard in mPayment biometric security. In a blog post on the eye vein biometrics company’s website, Rush argues that a “Payment Grade” standard could help to settle business’ anxiety over the relative security of various biometric solutions. Rush notes that when e-commerce was just starting to…

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…

Alibaba Invites EyeVerify CEO To Speak At Conference

Alibaba Invites EyeVerify CEO To Speak At Conference

Alibaba Group, the parent company of Chinese mPayment giant Alipay, has invited the CEO of EyeVerify to speak at its 2015 Hangzhou YunQi Conference. Toby Rush has accepted the invitation, and was likely keen to do so, given the prominence of both Alibaba and the conference. The theme of this year’s event is “Internet +…

News Roundup: Biometrics And The Refugee Crisis

News Roundup: Biometrics And The Refugee Crisis

Last week at FindBiometrics National ID Month continued with a look at how the UNHCR is deploying biometrics around the world to serve and protect millions of forcibly displaced persons in what is commonly being referred to as a global refugee crisis. We also announced the National ID Month Webinar, for which registration is now…

EyeVerify Accuracy Demonstrated by Studies

EyeVerify Accuracy Demonstrated by Studies

Three independent studies have demonstrated the accuracy of EyeVerify‘s eye vein scanning technology. Two of the studies looked at EyeVerify’s Eyeprint ID’s False Reject Rate (FRR) at different False Accept Rates (FAR). One, conducted by the University of Missouri, found that the system’s FRR at a FAR of 1/1,000 was only 0.4 percent on the…

Head of Wells Fargo Innovation Team Excited About Biometrics

Head of Wells Fargo Innovation Team Excited About Biometrics

Wells Fargo is launching a new innovation team, and its leader is excited about biometric technology. As a Forbes article notes, Steve Ellis, who pioneered the bank’s single sign-on system 15 years ago, “sees a big opportunity” in use of the technology. Of course, it’s too early to say exactly how Ellis’ excitement or his…

Olcsan Scores EyeVerify Re-seller Rights

Olcsan Scores EyeVerify Re-seller Rights

Eye vein biometrics company EyeVerify has found a new distributor for its Eyeprint ID technology, the company has announced. Olcsan CAD Technology now has exclusive re-seller rights in Turkey. Olcsan has a wealth of experience in the fields of biometrics, digital security, mobile solutions, and more. As such, it could prove to be a valuable partner…

EyeVerify to Fully Integrate Tech into AirWatch

EyeVerify to Fully Integrate Tech into AirWatch

More details have emerged about the integration of EyeVerify technology into the AirWatch EMM platform announced last week. At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, EyeVerify is now confirming that its Eyeprint ID technology has been integrated into the AirWatch app SDK and the iOS-based AirWatch Chat, and will have further deployments later in Q1.…

EyeVerfiy Gets Built Into ZTE Grand S3

EyeVerfiy Gets Built Into ZTE Grand S3

Mobile device maker ZTE has announced its new flagship device, and it’s going to feature a somewhat unique form of biometric security. The ZTE Grand S3 will be one of the first smartphones in the world to use eye-scanning biometric technology for user authentication. That technology comes by way of EyeVerify, a biometrics company specializing…

Digital Insight to Bring EyeVerify Tech to Financial Sector

Digital Insight to Bring EyeVerify Tech to Financial Sector

Digital Insight, a provider of online and mobile solutions to the financial services industry (and an NCR company), has announced an agreement with biometrics developer EyeVerify that will bring its eye vein scanning technology to the banking industry. More specifically, EyeVerify’s EyePrint ID solution will be implemented in the mobile applications of Digital Insight’s clients.…