Mobile and Government Biometrics: This Week’s Top Stories

Mobile and Government Biometrics: This Week's Top Stories

Sometimes, FindBiometrics’ most popular articles in a given week will go in all kinds of directions in terms of topic and theme, and sometimes a week will be dominated by one modality, sector, or major event. But in this week’s roundup, there’s a bit of a thematic odd couple – mobile biometrics and government biometrics.

On the mobile biometrics theme, one of this week’s most popular articles was specifically about fingerprint recognition on smartphones, with a new integration of Precise Biometrics tech hinting at a blossoming friendship between that company and Egis Technology:

Egis Partnership Brings Precise Biometrics Tech to More Phones

Another of this week’s most-read articles was also about smartphone fingerprint scanning – or, rather, a lack thereof, according to the latest speculation about Google’s upcoming flagship phone for this year:

Is the Google Pixel 4 Ditching Fingerprint Biometrics?

Next up, some news about Daon offers a bridge from mobile biometrics to government biometrics, with a new executive appointment suggesting that the mobile authentication pioneer may increasingly target the government sector going forward:

New Daon Appointment May Hint at Stronger Government Focus

And in other government-related news, a new biometric boarding system is being trialed at Las Vegas’s McCarran Airport that is designed to match passengers against Customs and Border Protection’s Traveler Verification Service:

Collins Aerospace Deploys Biometric SelfPass e-Gates at Las Vegas Airport

Finally, the last entry in this week’s roundup of FindBiometrics’ most popular articles is our feature article on biometric ID for Government Biometrics Month:

Government Biometrics Month: ID Goes Biometric

Stay tuned to FindBiometrics as we continue to deliver more of these in-depth features on government biometrics throughout September – alongside the latest industry news, of course.

To see this week’s hottest stories in mobile digital identity, visit our sibling site Mobile ID World.

September 20, 2019 – by Alex Perala