GUEST POST: BioConnect and EyeVerify Re-confirm Accelerating Plans for Secure Authentication in the Financial Services Sector

(The following post was originally published on the BioConnect blog. It is reprinted here with permission)

Comments today from BioConnect CEO Rob Douglas and EyeVerify CEO Toby Rush make it clear that the two companies plan to double down on their joint plans for convenient, secure and private authentication solutions.GUEST POST: BioConnect and EyeVerify Re-confirm Accelerating Plans for Secure Authentication in the Financial Services Sector
Yesterday, EyeVerify made news with a major announcement that reinforces its commitment and appeal to banks, payment providers and other market sectors;
Ant Financial Services Group, the world’s leading online and mobile financial services provider and operator of Alipay, today announced the acquisition of EyeVerify, Inc., the creator of Eyeprint IDTM, a patented, secure mobile eye verification technology.” 
“Ant Financial’s vision to turn trust into wealth for small and micro enterprises as well as consumers worldwide resonates deeply with our own core mission,” said Toby Rush, founder and CEO of EyeVerify. “Our payment-grade biometric platform is already trusted by over three dozen banks and technology leaders, and we look forward to helping even more people across the financial spectrum access digital services with security and convenience.”
BioConnect Inc. has worked closely with multiple modalities to bring about biometric adoption with its Identity & Trust Platform.

“BioConnect will continue to work closely and innovate together with EyeVerify as we build a platform and empower global adoption of rightful identity,” said Founder and CEO, Rob Douglas. “Yesterday’s announcement reinforces our enthusiasm for Eyeprint ID as we see this as a launch pad for global adoption and as an opportunity to push the boundaries of secure and frictionless user experience on a global scale.”

“The Identity & Trust Platform from BioConnect is a great way for banks and other customers to implement Eyeprint ID. We are seeing tremendous demand for password free login and authentication in the market,” said EyeVerify CEO Toby Rush. “This demand is for biometrics that meet payment grade criteria and an integration / platform solution that is simple and affordable, while still being comprehensive – needs which our partnership with BioConnect are designed to meet. We look forward to continue to work together worldwide.”
September 14, 2016 – by Jessica Gagner