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Stay Up to Date on Our 17th Annual Biometrics Year in Review Coverage with Our Ongoing Roundup

Stay Up to Date on Our 17th Annual Biometrics Year in Review Coverage with Our Ongoing Roundup

In many industries, openness and dialogue between constituent businesses, even if they’re rivals, is often a critical condition for fostering overall industry growth. Knowing not only what competitors and peers are doing, but also what they’re thinking, can help industry leaders to set their objectives and adapt to market and regulatory changes. That may be…

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Year in Review: When Do We Think Biometrics Will Replace the Password?

Year in Review: When Do We Think Biometrics Will Replace the Password?

The annual FindBiometrics Year in Review survey always delivers a number of interesting and sometimes complicated insights into how the biometrics industry sees itself, but one of the simplest and most interesting of its findings comes from the question about when biometrics will finally kill off the password. For the 2019 edition of the survey,…

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FinTech Gets the Ball Rolling in 2020’s First Biometrics News Roundup

FinTech Gets the Ball Rolling in 2020’s First Biometrics News Roundup

The new year has just started, and the biometrics industry is back in full swing, judging by this week’s roundup of FindBiometrics top stories from the past week. And it’s a roundup dominated by news from the financial services sector, with a strong focus on payments technology. That’s apropos, given some of the results from…

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Year in Review: The Biometrics Industry Speaks Up

Year in Review: The Biometrics Industry Speaks Up

2019 proved to be another year that saw a number of major developments in the biometrics industry – technological advancements, important partnerships, regulatory changes, and more. But it also delivered a new outlet for industry leaders to communicate in the form of the ID Talk podcast, presented by FindBiometrics and Mobile ID World. Now, with…

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Year in Review: Is ‘Biometrics’ Becoming a Dirty Word?

Year in Review: Is ‘Biometrics’ Becoming a Dirty Word?

Biometric technology has been around for quite some time, and in recent years has become an integral part of the mobile revolution, helping to deliver security and convenience to many millions of consumers as they use their smartphones to log into bank accounts, transfer money, and perform many other sensitive transactions online. But in the…

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Year in Review: The Importance of Looking Back on Biometrics

Year in Review: The Importance of Looking Back on Biometrics

“…it remains a critical matter to get as much accurate information as possible about how the industry is doing, where it’s headed, and how its leaders are thinking – and the best way to do that is through this year’s survey.” The 2019 FindBiometrics Year in Review survey is now open, offering industry insiders, analysts,…

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How Do We Feel About the Government’s Use of Biometrics?

How Do We Feel About the Government’s Use of Biometrics?

FindBiometrics’ annual Year in Review survey asks our industry a number of compelling questions, but one of the most interesting of them in 2019 is surely the matter of whether we are comfortable with how our governments are using biometric technology. This issue exploded into the spotlight last year, thanks in large part to the…

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Year in Review: The Key Question about Top Applications

Year in Review: The Key Question about Top Applications

With the year coming to a close, the annual FindBiometrics Year in Review survey has just opened. It has been an eventful year in the biometrics industry (but then again, what year in recent memory hasn’t?), and looking back, there’s a lot to take in. But one particularly interesting question that this year’s survey should…

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Face Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Face Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Fingerprint recognition is the biometric modality that is most often used in everyday life thanks to the prevalence of such sensors on contemporary smartphones, but it’s probably facial recognition that jumps to mind for most people when they think of biometric technology. It’s a modality that’s constantly in the news, thanks to sophisticated new consumer-facing…

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Dynamism and Growth in This Week’s Top Biometrics Stories Roundup

Dynamism and Growth in This Week’s Top Biometrics Stories Roundup

It’s been another richly varied week in biometrics news, and FindBiometrics’ latest roundup of our top stories reflects that. But if there’s one theme common to all of these articles, it’s that they each reflect the dynamism and progress of the overall biometrics market as it continues to grow and its technologies continue to evolve.…

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First Look: FindBiometrics Goes Hands-On with ZoOm 8 from FaceTec

First Look: FindBiometrics Goes Hands-On with ZoOm 8 from FaceTec

What We Got Our Hands On: ZoOm is a contactless, AI-driven, 100-percent software authentication solution based on 3D face biometrics captured via standard front-facing selfie cameras and webcams. ZoOm can be used for digital and physical access applications, promising 10-second enrollment and 2-second authentication times. It can be employed for user onboarding, user authentication, liveness…

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Aware Inc. Takes the Spotlight in This Week’s Top Stories

Aware Inc. Takes the Spotlight in This Week’s Top Stories

This week’s roundup of FindBiometrics’ most popular articles finds one standout topic in the form of a company: Aware, Inc. Aware is, of course, a leading provider of biometric authentication solutions, including its mobile-focused Knomi SDK package. The company has lately seen some important changes to its executive team, including the appointment of a new…

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Face Biometrics Month: Controversy Over Surveillance – But Not Authentication

Face Biometrics Month: Controversy Over Surveillance – But Not Authentication

Just a few years ago, the kind of biometric technology most familiar to everyday consumers was probably fingerprint recognition, thanks to the explosion of fingerprint sensors across a wide range of smartphones. But today, there’s a different modality in the spotlight: facial recognition. And sometimes that light isn’t very flattering. Much of the credit for…

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Face Biometrics Month: The Apple Effect and the Mainstreaming of Face Authentication

Face Biometrics Month: The Apple Effect and the Mainstreaming of Face Authentication

Fingerprint scanning is now a familiar and even mainstream concept among consumers today, thanks largely to the mobile biometrics revolution, which has seen the fingerprint sensor emerge as a standard feature on smartphones over the past several years. That trend is generally thought to have been catalyzed by Apple, which made fingerprint authentication a flagship…

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Face Biometrics Month: The Primer

Face Biometrics Month: The Primer

Of all the biometric modalities, facial recognition has become one of the most widely used and discussed in recent years. That’s why November is Face Biometrics Month at FindBiometrics, in which we’ll be delivering in-depth articles and other special features dedicated to this technology. It’s a broad category though, with facial recognition deployed across a…

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Money Makes the News Go Round in This Week’s Top Biometrics Stories Roundup

Money Makes the News Go Round in This Week’s Top Biometrics Stories Roundup

This week saw a significant portion of the biometrics industry flock to Las Vegas for the annual Money20/20 USA financial services conference. That’s because biometric technology has played an increasingly important role in the financial services industry over the last several years; and in keeping with the trend, there was a lot of chatter about…

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