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INTERVIEW: Michael O’Hara, Mireya Almazan & David Pollington of the GSMA

INTERVIEW: Michael O’Hara, Mireya Almazan & David Pollington of the GSMA

FindBiometrics is back from a record-breaking Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, presented by GSMA, which set new attendance records for the mobile industry conference. As FindBiometrics readers know, biometrics and identity tech were major topics at this year’s MWC, with some of the year’s biggest fingerprint news and high profile announcements and demonstrations involving GSMA…

FindBiometrics Announces First Expert Webinar of 2017

FindBiometrics Announces First Expert Webinar of 2017

FindBiometrics is starting its 2017 webinar season with a bang, tackling one of the hottest topics in the tech world: Mobile biometrics. The field has come a long way from Apple’s pioneering introduction of Touch ID. Fingerprint sensors are now common and widespread smartphone features, and are starting to find their way into multi-modal solutions…

Three Trends From MWC Shanghai

Three Trends From MWC Shanghai

We’re back from Mobile World Congress Shanghai, where FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill moderated two sessions of keynotes and panels. The three day event market the largest mobile industry conference in Asia, and like the original Mobile World Congress, held annually in Barcelona, MWC Shanghai provided a snapshot into the dominant trends in mobility today. Here…

GSMA Announces Mobile World Congress Americas

GSMA Announces Mobile World Congress Americas

The GSMA is gearing up for next week’s Mobile World Congress in Shanghai—and also preparing to bring some of that energy to the US. The organization has announced that it’s working with CTIA (Cellular Telephone Industries Association – now known as CTIA – The Wireless Association) to bring a similar mobile industry event to the Americas. First, though:…

Safran Identity & Security Promoting Solutions at Mobile Connect Summit

Safran Identity & Security Promoting Solutions at Mobile Connect Summit

The Mobile Connect Summit is taking place in London this week, and Safran Identity & Security is taking the opportunity to promote its own solutions at the event. The summit precedes the launch of Release 2 of the GSMA’s Mobile Connect mobile ID specification, with the new version featuring biometric capabilities. As such, industry experts…

INTERVIEW: David Pollington, Head of Applications & Services, GSMA

INTERVIEW: David Pollington, Head of Applications & Services, GSMA

(The following interview with David Pollington, Head of Applications & Services, GSMA, originally appeared on our sister site Mobile ID World) Earlier this month, Mobile ID World president Peter O’Neill attended Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, a mobile industry leading event hosted by GSMA. This year, biometrics and digital identity were massive topics of interest…

Morpho Brings Facial Biometrics to GSMA Mobile Connect

Morpho Brings Facial Biometrics to GSMA Mobile Connect

Morpho (Safran) has brought its selfie-based solution for mobile authentication to GSMA Mobile Connect. The latter is a digital identity solution that was launched in March of 2015, an effort that Morpho has supported from the beginning. While it has traditionally relied upon PINs for mobile user authentication, Morpho is now introducing a biometric authentication…

GSMA Adds More CEO Power To MWC Keynotes

GSMA Adds More CEO Power To MWC Keynotes

The GSMA has announced that it has added a large number of keynote speakers to the lineup for next year’s Mobile World Congress, which kicks off in Barcelona, Spain, on February 22, 2016. The group of new presenters is comprised entirely of executives, the majority of whom are, in fact, CEOs. Listed in a press…