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Server Component of HYPR Platform is FIDO Certified

Server Component of HYPR Platform is FIDO Certified

HYPR has attained FIDO certification for the server component of its biometric authentication platform, the company has announced. The HYPR platform supports a number of biometric modalities for authentication, including face, fingerprint, palm, voice, and eye recognition, the last care of EyeVerify’s Eyeprint ID technology. Now, the FIDO certification for its server attests to its…

INTERVIEW: Samsung SDS America’s Approach to Biometrics

INTERVIEW: Samsung SDS America’s Approach to Biometrics

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently interviewed  Richard Lobovsky, VP of Financial Services Solutions, and Shankar Saibabu, Director of Financial Services Solutions Architecture, Samsung SDS America, Inc. The conversation is an in depth examination of Samsung SDS America’s approach to biometrics. It begins with a discussion of the company’s recently launched FIDO Certified biometric authentication solution. It goes on to…

FIDO Alliance Boasts 250 Certified Products

FIDO Alliance Boasts 250 Certified Products

“Accordingly, in a statement announcing the latest milestone, FIDO Alliance Technical Director Adam Powers asserts that the demand from organizations seeking FIDO Certification “has expanded tremendously”…” There are now 250 FIDO Certified products on the market, FIDO has announced. The new milestone reflects more than 200 percent growth over the past year. The marker was passed…

INTERVIEW: Aware’s David Benini

INTERVIEW: Aware’s David Benini

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently had the chance to speak with David Benini, VP of Marketing at Aware—an industry veteran biometric software company. After a brief recap of the company’s long history, Benini gave insight into how Aware has maintained its leading position for over 20 years in the dynamic biometrics industry. The conversation went…

More Than 200 Products Are Now FIDO Certified

More Than 200 Products Are Now FIDO Certified

The FIDO Alliance is seeing growing enthusiasm for its authentication standards in a world that is increasingly dissatisfied with password-based security. The organization has announced that more than 200 products are now FIDO Certified. That suggests considerable growth, given that FIDO had only reached the 150-product mark in April; and indeed the consortium says that it has seen…

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…

News Roundup: Physical Access and FinTech Across The Globe

News Roundup: Physical Access and FinTech Across The Globe

Last week at FindBiometrics physical access control and FinTech were the biggest topics, as we brought you live reporting from Money20/20 Europe in Copenhagen and ISC West in Las Vegas. Physical Access & Enterprise month kicked off in the featured articles section with a primer on April’s featured topic too, while FIDO, national ID, and…

ISC West: MicroStrategy’s Usher Offers Built-In Compatibility with Access Control Platforms

ISC West: MicroStrategy’s Usher Offers Built-In Compatibility with Access Control Platforms

MicroStrategy’s Usher platform is now compatible with access control platforms from companies including Datawatch, Honeywell, Lenel, Paxton, S2, and Tyco. The company announced the integrations at the start of this week’s ISC West conference in Las Vegas. Usher essentially turns mobile devices into security credentials by leveraging technologies such as NFC, Bluetooth, and QR codes.…

50 Percent More FIDO Certified Products in One Quarter

50 Percent More FIDO Certified Products in One Quarter

The number of FIDO Certified products has jumped 50 percent in a single quarter, the FIDO Alliance has announced. There are now 150 such solutions on the market. It’s a sign of continuing and escalating growth for the FIDO Alliance, a cross-industry consortium seeking to define and improve standards for identity authentication. Commenting in a statement,…

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…

FIDO Certification Should Burnish Egis Showing at RSA 2016

FIDO Certification Should Burnish Egis Showing at RSA 2016

“Egis Technology will showcase its solutions at booth N4911 in the North Hall of the Moscone Center in San Francisco during RSA 2016.” Fingerprint sensor solutions provider Egis Technology will be showing off its products at this year’s RSA Conference, the company has announced. As with its recent showing at this year’s Mobile World Congress,…

Morpho’s Mobile Facial Recognition Solution Gets FIDO Certification

Morpho’s Mobile Facial Recognition Solution Gets FIDO Certification

Morpho (Safran)’s mobile facial recognition solution has attained FIDO Alliance certification, the company has announced. It’s a ‘selfie-based solution,’as the company says: It uses the camera of a smartphone or tablet to get live video of a user, and scans that footage to get facial biometrics for authentication. The aim is to use this means of…

Over 100 FIDO Certified Solutions Are Now Available

Over 100 FIDO Certified Solutions Are Now Available

There are now over a hundred FIDO Certified solutions on the market, the FIDO Alliance has announced. FIDO is, of course, the cross-industry cooperative seeking to establish and improve digital identity authentication standards. With a number of newly announced products from big names such as Huawei, EyeVerify, Morpho, and LG, the total number of solutions…

Eyeprint ID Gets FIDO Certification

Eyeprint ID Gets FIDO Certification

EyeVerify has received FIDO certification for its Eyeprint ID technology, the company has announced. The company’s flagship mobile biometric authentication platform is now compliant with the FIDO 1.0 UAF (Universal Authentication Framework) standard. The certification opens up a number of possibilities, as it verifies that Eyeprint ID is compatible with a wide range of other…

Synaptics, Nok Nok Labs Streamline FIDO Certification

Synaptics, Nok Nok Labs Streamline FIDO Certification

A new partnership between Synaptics and Nok Nok Labs is aiming to help streamline the FIDO certification process for OEMs. Essentially, the partnership will see Nok Nok Labs software and servers used to test the products of Synaptics and its OEMs using real-world authentication scenarios. Both companies are, of course, co-founders of the FIDO Alliance,…

TrulySecure 2.0 Offers ‘Virtually Impenetrable Security’

TrulySecure 2.0 Offers ‘Virtually Impenetrable Security’

Sensory Inc. has launched TrulySecure 2.0, the next generation of one of its flagship multimodal platforms. The newest iteration of TrulySecure—which is the biometric platform that powers Sensory’s AppLock app—combines voice and face biometrics with sophisticated machine learning to provide an authentication platform ideal for mobile applications. Moreover, the new version builds on the FIDO…

VIDEO: Sensory, Inc. at Money 20/20

VIDEO: Sensory, Inc. at Money 20/20

At the end of October, FindBiometrics—in its effort to bring strong identity management to the end user community—brought biometrics to Money20/20, hosting the extremely popular panel: Biometric Identity & Its Applications in Financial Services & Payments. Biometrics weren’t confined to the stage at the Las Vegas conference, however, and Peter O’Neill, president and founder of FindBiometrics,  caught…

iOS Offerings Among 72 FIDO Certified Products

iOS Offerings Among 72 FIDO Certified Products

The FIDO Alliance has announced that there are now a whopping 72 FIDO Certified products on the market. Significantly, iOS products now number among the offerings. FIDO is, of course, the cross-industry collaborative group seeking to establish and enhance digital authentication standards. Its new iOS products include offerings from Samsung SDS, Egis, and FIDO co-founder…

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…

NTT DOCOMO Expands FIDO Certified Lineup

NTT DOCOMO Expands FIDO Certified Lineup

Mobile service provider NTT DOCOMO has announced plans to bring FIDO Alliance standards to new devices and to carrier billing service partners. The company became the first mobile network operator to join the FIDO Alliance board back in March of this year. NTT DOCOMO already has six FIDO Certified smartphones that use biometric authentication as part…