Multimodal

Samsung SDS Wins GLOMO Award With Biometrics

Samsung SDS Wins GLOMO Award With Biometrics

Samsung SDS is celebrating its big win at this week’s Mobile World Congress. The Korea-based company won a Global Mobile Award (or ‘Glomo’ Award) in the category of Best Mobile Security or Anti-Fraud Solution, for its Samsung Mobile Security Management Suite. The platform brings biometric authentication to enterprise mobile management, supporting voice, fingerprint, and facial…

Mobile Biometrics Month 2017: The Primer

Mobile Biometrics Month 2017: The Primer

March is Mobile Biometrics Month 2017 at FindBiometrics, and what a time to take an in-depth look at one of the most rapidly evolving areas of identity and authentication technology. To get things started on the right foot, we have put together the following primer to provide you with a snapshot of mobile biometrics today.…

BioID Adds Eye Biometrics to Web Service

BioID Adds Eye Biometrics to Web Service

BioID has added eye biometrics to its BioID Web Service via a new beta test. The service already supported fingerprint and facial recognition, allowing web developers to leverage mobile biometric authentication via the BioID Connect mobile app. Soon, they’ll also be able to user periocular biometrics – eye lashes, brows, wrinkles in the skin around the…

ImageWare to Showcase SAP HANA Cloud Integration at MWC

ImageWare to Showcase SAP HANA Cloud Integration at MWC

ImageWare and SAP will show off the integration of the former’s GoVerifyID biometric identity solution into the SAP HANA Cloud Platform at next week’s Mobile World Congress event. The integration was first announced late last summer. It enables multi-modal biometric authentication for applications running on the SAP HANA Cloud Platform, leveraging fingerprint, facial, and voice…

Partnership Brings Biometrics to Patient Matching System

Partnership Brings Biometrics to Patient Matching System

RightPatient’s biometric patient identification technology is being integrated into Verato’s patient matching solution, the companies have announced. Their partnership could help healthcare organizations to eliminate duplicate patient records and profiles. Verato’s platform is designed to verify patient identity in reference to a national database, cutting through disparate enterprise systems to ensure that a given patient’s…

Veridium Launches Multimodal Enterprise Solution Designed For Microsoft Active Directory

Veridium Launches Multimodal Enterprise Solution Designed For Microsoft Active Directory

Veridium has taken the opportunity of this week’s RSA Conference to launch a new authentication solution for the enterprise. Called VeridiumAD, the platform is designed for deployment in Microsoft Active Directory environments. Like VeridiumID, the company’s flagship biometric authentication platform, the new solution supports multiple biometric modalities. But it’s also meant for easy integration with…

Aurionpro Seeks to Transform ATM Concept with Biometrics, Enhanced Capabilities

Aurionpro Seeks to Transform ATM Concept with Biometrics, Enhanced Capabilities

Aurionpro, a banking digitization specialist, has launched a new product – the Virtual Teller Machine. If that sounds like another name for the Automated Teller Machines – or ATMs – that are now so widespread, the key difference lies in the breadth of the VTM’s capabilities. Because it makes use of multimodal biometric identification, Aurionpro…

Veridium CEO to Show Off Solutions at FinovateEurope

Veridium CEO to Show Off Solutions at FinovateEurope

Veridium is going to FinovateEurope 2017, where CEO James Stickland will present the company’s 4 Finger TouchlessID solution, along with the VeridiumID platform. With FinovateEurope’s focus on the financial services sector, where biometric solutions are proving increasingly popular, Veridium’s solutions could prove appealing. Its VeridiumID authentication platform supports facial, voice, and fingerprint biometrics; and 4 Finger…

FPC Eyes Iris Expansion with Delta ID Acquisition

FPC Eyes Iris Expansion with Delta ID Acquisition

“In a statement announcing the acquisition, FPC CEO Christian Fredrikson said it would enable the company ‘to provide multi-modal solutions to the market, combining iris recognition with our fingerprint sensors.’” Fingerprint Cards is buying iris recognition specialist Delta ID for SEK 938 million, or a little under $107 million USD. The deal represents a considerable…

Year in Review 2016: Top Areas of Application Pt. 1

Year in Review 2016: Top Areas of Application Pt. 1

In December we polled 165 professionals in biometrics and identity related industries about various topics from the past year. It was part of the FindBiometrics Year in Review, the longest-running and best regarded industry retrospective of its kind. Now in its 14th consecutive year, the FindBiometrics Year in Review is your resource to start 2017…

BioConnect and Genetec Combine Biometrics and Security Platforms

BioConnect and Genetec Combine Biometrics and Security Platforms

” Genetec’s Security Center offers video surveillance, automatic license plate recognition, access control, and IP communications applications…” Genetec and BioConnect have joined forces, with the former’s security platform integrating the latter’s biometric identity solution. It’s likely to prove a good fit. Genetec’s Security Center offers video surveillance, automatic license plate recognition, access control, and IP…

Australian Gov’t Aims for Nationwide Biometric Airport Screening by 2020

Australian Gov’t Aims for Nationwide Biometric Airport Screening by 2020

“… the government is looking to use biometric technology for security screening, with facial, iris, and fingerprint recognition being potential modalities.” The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection is looking to move to a 90 percent automated, contactless passenger processing system for the country’s airports, and is aiming to start rolling it out this year, reports The…

Nigerian Authorities to Register Citizens’ Biometrics in 2018 Census

Nigerian Authorities to Register Citizens’ Biometrics in 2018 Census

“[Bio-Metrica is] going to provide handheld devices that can collect citizens’ fingerprint and facial biometrics, and its CRS is going to be used to manage that data.” Authorities in Nigeria are planning to employ biometrics in a nationwide census, and Bio-Metrica is providing the technology platform, the company has announced. The country’s National Population Commission…

Bio-Metrica Launches BIS Platform

Bio-Metrica Launches BIS Platform

Florida-based Bio-Metrica has launched its Biometric Identification System (BIS). Announced last autumn, BIS is a platform designed to offer the enterprise sector a scalable, multimodal biometric identification system. It supports facial, fingerprint, vascular, and iris recognition, and can be used with devices ranging from PCs to mobile products. It’s based on the Biometric Identification Infrastructure that…

Transmit Security Platform Offers Comprehensive Authentication

Transmit Security Platform Offers Comprehensive Authentication

“Transmit Security says the platform can support literally any authentication mechanism, from iris or voice recognition to device and location tracking…” Transmit Security has launched a new mobile authentication platform that it says can enable organizations to “implement any form of identity verification, on any device, across all their customer/partner facing channels,” according to a statement announcing the…

Almost 100 Products Support Windows Hello Biometric Authentication

Almost 100 Products Support Windows Hello Biometric Authentication

At the end of 2016, there were almost 100 Windows devices supporting Windows Hello biometric authentication, according to a new post on the Windows blog. The company is keen to highlight the growing popularity of Windows Hello’s biometric authentication capabilities, with a range of hardware partners now offering or developing products that can take advantage…

Year in Review 2016: The Most Exciting Modalities

Year in Review 2016: The Most Exciting Modalities

In December we polled 165 professionals in biometrics and identity related industries about various topics from the past year. It was part of the FindBiometrics Year in Review, the longest-running and best regarded industry retrospective of its kind. Now in its 14th consecutive year, the FindBiometrics Year in Review is your resource to start 2017…

HYPR Announces Biometric Security Platform for eCommerce

HYPR Announces Biometric Security Platform for eCommerce

HYPR Corp. has announced a new eCommerce security platform based on biometric authentication. It’s a software-based solution aimed Fortune 500 enterprises, and is designed to help them offer their customers a password-free online shopping experience, with biometrics based on fingerprints, face, and voice being used for authentication. The company says the system is also based…

AnchorID Aims to Boost Momentum with New Board Member

AnchorID Aims to Boost Momentum with New Board Member

AnchorID is aiming to pick up some momentum with the appointment of a prominent new member of its Board of Directors. Mark Roe joins the Board after previous stints as Solar City’s VP of Operations and Engineering, and Apple’s Senior Director of Worldwide Service. In a statement announcing the appointment, the company emphasized Roe’s track record,…

Year in Review 2016: Biometrics Truly Feel Mainstream

Year in Review 2016: Biometrics Truly Feel Mainstream

After a year of dynamic change and massive growth for the biometrics and identity tech industries, and with CES having come to its conclusion on Sunday, we are now firmly entrenched in 2017. In December we conducted our 14th annual Year in Review survey, presented in association with SIA, and now it’s time to breakdown the…

Biometric App to Help NGO Track Vulnerable Youth

Biometric App to Help NGO Track Vulnerable Youth

Miami-based IT consultant NEORIS has been contracted by Spain-based NGO itwillbe.org to develop a biometric app designed for identifying vulnerable youth. The app concept is dubbed PPa, for Protection People app, with the idea being that it would function on any mobile device or desktop and use a combination of fingerprint, facial, and palm vein…

Intel Integrates True Key Into Microsoft Edge Browser

Intel Integrates True Key Into Microsoft Edge Browser

Intel Security has integrated its True Key password manager into Microsoft Edge, the Windows 10 browser. The extension will essentially remember users’ online passwords for them when using the Microsoft Edge browser, automatically filling in such fields when prompted. In a statement announcing the integration, Intel highlighted its use of Windows Hello secure authentication factors;…

Citi Adds New Biometric Login Options to Mobile App

Citi Adds New Biometric Login Options to Mobile App

“The new biometric login options come soon after Citi introduced Touch ID login to its Hong Kong customers, and in the wake of extensive efforts to bring voice recognition to its call-in centers.” Citi has upgraded its mobile app with new banking features and enhanced biometric security options. Available for the iPhone, the Citi Mobile…

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,…

Multimodal Mobile Biometrics on the Rise

Multimodal Mobile Biometrics on the Rise

Juniper Research is predicting the rise of multimodal mobile biometrics. In a new report entitled Mobile Biometrics: Consumer Markets, Opportunities & Forecasts 2016-2021, the market research firm acknowledges that while fingerprint scanners are now more or less ubiquitous, the next few years will see the rise of additional biometric modalities like facial and voice recognition.…

Banks Deny Loan to Armless Man Over Lack of Fingerprints

Banks Deny Loan to Armless Man Over Lack of Fingerprints

“But new technologies are emerging that could provide alternative options to people like Mr. Wu.” Multiple banks in China denied an armless citizen a loan because he wasn’t able to provide fingerprints, according to a BBC report. Twenty-five-year-old educator Wu Jianping lost his arms as a child after suffering a serious electrical shock. He’s still able…

Fujitsu Launches Smart Origination Platform

Fujitsu Launches Smart Origination Platform

Fujitsu has officially launched the Smart Origination platform it developed in collaboration with ImageWare, InAuth, Intelligent Environments, Mitek, and Trunomi. The platform is designed to help client financial institutions to easily enroll customers in under five minutes, allowing them to digitally collect and verify identity documents, in part with using technologies such as ImageWare’s biometric…

Financial Biometrics Month 2016: 3 Exciting FinTech Solutions of Tomorrow

Financial Biometrics Month 2016: 3 Exciting FinTech Solutions of Tomorrow

If you are looking to see examples of biometrics in action, authenticating the common person and actively protecting real sensitive data, the place to look is the financial services market. Mobile wallets have taken off, enabling consumers to pay with their fingerprints, corporate banking clients scan their vein patterns to make high risk transactions through…

FST Wins Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan

FST Wins Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan

Growth consultancy firm Frost & Sullivan has awarded FST Biometrics the 2016 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Visionary Innovation Leadership. The company is being recognized for its innovative In Motion Identification (IMID) system, which combines multiple biometrics including face, voice, and gait recognition for identification and authentication; it can also incorporate RFID technology. The…

ImageWare Launches GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite For Microsoft Ecosystem

ImageWare Launches GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite For Microsoft Ecosystem

“Armed with GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite, corporations have access to a scalable and affordable solution that works with their existing Microsoft infrastructure and gives them the ultimate peace of mind.” – Jim Miller, Chairman & CEO, ImageWare Systems Today, ImageWare Systems announced its latest end-to-end biometric authentication solution: GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite. As the product’s name implies,…

Financial Biometrics Month 2016: The Rise of Selfie Finance

Financial Biometrics Month 2016: The Rise of Selfie Finance

While the first big wave of personal biometric finance was the fingerprint biometrics enabled mobile wallet, the world of commerce, especially mobile commerce, has diversified in terms of modality and application. One of the biometric modalities that has gained a great deal of traction in mobile finance is facial recognition, but from the way it…

NEC Showcasing Biometric Solutions at INTERPOL Expo

NEC Showcasing Biometric Solutions at INTERPOL Expo

NEC Corporation has an opportunity to pitch its technologies to the world’s most high-profile international police body this week. The company is attending the 85th ICPO-INTERPOL General Assembly Exhibition, where it is also be an exhibitor. It’s placing a strong focus on digital security, highlighting its Digital Forensic Solution in the wake of major recent hack attacks. But the…

Bank Customers Increasingly Interested in Iris Scanning: Intelligent Environments

Bank Customers Increasingly Interested in Iris Scanning: Intelligent Environments

Bank customers are growing increasingly interested in iris scanning authentication, according to digital banking platform developer Intelligent Environments. Citing its own recent survey data, the company says that 60 percent of its respondents said they would consider using iris scanning, compared to 33 percent who said the same in 2014. Other biometric technologies are on the…

Bio-Metrica Announces Biometric Identification System

Bio-Metrica Announces Biometric Identification System

Florida-based Bio-Metrica has announced a new biometric enrollment and identification system. Called BIS (‘Biometric Identification System’), it’s based on the Biometric Identification Infrastructure (BII) that the company launched last summer. The multi-modal system supports face, fingerprint, iris, and vein recognition, among other modalities; and it can be deployed via laptops, desktop PCs, and mobile devices. As…

New Overtime Legislation Calls for Biometric Tracking: BioConnect

New Overtime Legislation Calls for Biometric Tracking: BioConnect

New federal legislation that will render millions of American workers eligible for overtime pay is prompting BioConnect to point out the advantages of biometric time and attendance tracking. In a blog post on its website, the company points out that the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, will come into effect on December 1st. When…

Biometrics Panel Sells Out at Money20/20 – 1,000 FinTech Execs Attending

Biometrics Panel Sells Out at Money20/20 – 1,000 FinTech Execs Attending

Biometrics and Identity at Money 20/20 – Pt. 2 “The tremendous reception for FindBiometrics and Mobile ID World’s third annual biometrics panel at the world’s hottest FinTech show cements our position at the center of the financial biometrics and identity communities,” – Peter O’Neill, President, FindBiometrics and Mobile ID World On Monday at Money20/20 in Las…

Biometrics and Identity at Money20/20 – Pt. 1

Biometrics and Identity at Money20/20 – Pt. 1

This week FindBiometrics is in Las Vegas for Money20/20 2016 where biometrics are bigger than ever before. For three consecutive years we have hosted panel discussions at the major FinTech event, watching the audience steadily grow along with the number of biometrics vendors on the exhibition floor. On Monday, FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill once again took…

Banking Digitization Company to Leverage ImageWare Biometric Solution

Banking Digitization Company to Leverage ImageWare Biometric Solution

ImageWare has teamed up with banking digitization specialist Aurionpro, which will integrate its GoVerifyID biometric authentication platform into its Digital Branch DX — multi-service Kiosk. It’s a move that could help GoVerifyID reach a number of new customers, with Aurionpro planning to offer the companies’ combined solution to its own customers. Aurionpro’s headquarters are split…

What to Expect at Money20/20 2016

What to Expect at Money20/20 2016

The Money20/20 conference kicks off today in Las Vegas, with digital security and biometric solutions in particular expected to once again be hot topics. Digital security companies are planning some big showings, of course. STC Group, represented in the US by SpeechPro, will show off its OnePass multimodal authentication system and its VoiceKey voice recognition…

News Roundup: Meet Us At Money20/20

News Roundup: Meet Us At Money20/20

Last week at FindBiometrics we previewed what to expect at this week’s massive FinTech show, Money20/20. Meanwhile, the headlines were filled with fingerprint biometrics integrations, mobile eye-scanning technology, and even some controversy regarding biometrics and privacy. Here’s a look back on last week’s top biometrics news stories. Preparing For Money20/20 This week we are in…

BioConnect and Visa to Discuss Post-Password Security at Money20/20

BioConnect and Visa to Discuss Post-Password Security at Money20/20

BioConnect and Visa are teaming up for a discussion on post-password security at this year’s Money20/20 conference. Entitled ‘Streamlining Authentication, Empowering a World Beyond Passwords’, the session will look at the new kinds of data available from contemporary smartphones that can be leveraged for user authentication. Announcing the panel on the Money20/20 website, the team…

Uniken to Present REL-ID Platform at Money20/20

Uniken to Present REL-ID Platform at Money20/20

Uniken will demonstrate its REL-ID digital security solution at this year’s Money20/20 conference, the company has announced. In a statement announcing its participation, the company explained its platform as a “patented security protocol that binds identity and channel to ensure that user, application, and device posture and identity are verified before access to applications is granted.”…

NEC Celebrates as Aadhaar Marches Beyond Billionth Enrolment

NEC Celebrates as Aadhaar Marches Beyond Billionth Enrolment

“NEC’s technology is a cornerstone of the program, enabling the use of multiple biometric modalities—face, fingerprint, and iris—to ensure that individuals aren’t registered twice.” NEC is celebrating the dramatic growth of India’s Aadhaar system. It’s the biggest and perhaps the most ambitious national biometric ID program in the world. Part of a larger ‘Digital India’ initiative,…

Biometric Security Is Key to mPayment Adoption: Javelin

Biometric Security Is Key to mPayment Adoption: Javelin

As consumer appetites for mobile payments increase, businesses are going to need to embrace security that reassures users while enabling better convenience than password- and PIN-based systems, suggests a recent report from Javelin Strategy & Research. – Join Javelin Strategy & Research, Samsung SDS America, and Mobile ID World for the biometrics webinar event of…

Samsung Named One of World’s Best Brands Ahead of Major Biometrics Webinar

Samsung Named One of World’s Best Brands Ahead of Major Biometrics Webinar

Interbrand has named Samsung Electronics one of the world’s best brands, with the company placing seventh in Interbrand’s Best Global Brands 2016 rankings. The company was lauded for its year-on-year growth in brand value, which has tripled over the past five years. Its efforts in delivering innovative services and products, as exemplified in its iris-scanning…

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…

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Law Enforcement Biometrics Month: The Roundup

September has been Law Enforcement Biometrics Month here at FindBiometrics, in which we shed a spotlight on the many solutions and applications of identity tech in justice related verticals. From featured articles, to industry news coverage, to the latest entry in our renowned webinar series – September allowed us to give law enforcement due process…

CU Wallet Selects AnchorID Multi-Factor Authentication Solution

CU Wallet Selects AnchorID Multi-Factor Authentication Solution

CU Wallet, a Los Angeles-based consortium offering digital money services to over 100 regional and community financial institutions, has selected AnchorID to provide the multi-factor authentication capabilities of its platform. AnchorID says its solution is able to leverage a wide range of authentication factors, with biometrics including voice, iris, hand, ear, gait, and even ear recognition.…

FindBiometrics Announces Biometric Law Enforcement Webinar

FindBiometrics Announces Biometric Law Enforcement Webinar

–Register Now for the Biometric Law Enforcement Webinar– Spread the word: Tweet The next generation of law enforcement is here. It is digital, it is mobile, and it is biometric. Biometric livescan has streamlined biometric data collection; massive databases of biometric data, working in tandem with mobile biometric readers, are bringing new efficiencies to policing in…

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