If FindBiometrics’ weekly roundup of top stories is a kind of mirror for the biometrics industry, this week it’s reflecting a lot of faces. All of this week’s most popular stories revolve around face biometrics.
Selfie authentication remains an ascendant trend, with one of this week’s most-read articles detailing a new authentication system that relies on a national biometric database. Singapore’s DBS Bank has become the first private sector entity in the country to let customers authenticate with a selfie based on the government’s SingPass Face Verification service:
Another extremely popular item this week was the announcement of a new White Paper from FaceTec and Jumio. Building on information laid out in their last joint publication, “Trusted Identity From Start to Finish“, the new White Paper explores the idea of “Enhancing Trust with AI-Driven Biometrics“:
This week also brought news about facial recognition’s application in physical access control. Nedap, a Netherlands-based security specialist, teamed up with Thales to integrate the latter’s Facial Recognition Platform into its own AEOS access control solution:
There was some interesting news from the consumer sector, too. A new report, based on code found in the beta version of Apple’s latest operating system update for its Mac computers, suggests that Apple is planning to bring its Face ID 3D facial recognition system to its computer devices:
And finally, readers were interested in a different kind of face biometrics: emotion recognition. NEC, a company that is well known for its sophisticated facial recognition technology, has teamed up with the computer vision and emotion detection specialist Realeyes to develop a new emotion analysis solution:
Stay posted to FindBiometrics next week as we continue to bring you the latest news and interviews from the exciting world of biometrics. To see the hottest stories of the week in mobile digital identity, visit our sibling site Mobile ID World.
August 1, 2020 – by Alex Perala