Survey Results, Selfie Authentication, and Tech Trends: This Week’s Top Biometrics Stories Roundup

Biometrics News -Survey Results, Selfie Authentication, and Tech Trends: This Week's Top Biometrics Stories Roundup

The biometrics industry is now fully back into gear after the holidays, and this week’s roundup of FindBiometrics’ most popular content points to the breadth of activity across the industry now that people are getting used to writing “2020” instead of “2019”.

As always, the beginning of the new year has seen a lot of traffic to FindBiometrics’ features covering the results of our annual Year in Review – with podcasts being a new addition to this coverage in 2020. Catch up on some of our most popular content through our constantly-updated roundup page:

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

This week has illustrated the ongoing interest in selfie-based authentication through the popularity of a couple of articles concerning industry leaders in this area. One is FacePhi, which seems to have been on a roll in 2019:

FacePhi to Preview Strong 2019 Results Next Week

… And the other is Onfido, which got some attention with news of an important new certification:

Onfido Receives SOC-2 Certification

Facial recognition is also in play in a new smart retail platform from Flooid, which also garnered a lot of reader interest this week:

Flooid Launches Comprehensive New Retail App Suite

And finally, Deloitte’s annual Tech Trends report saw a lot of traffic this week, as well. The report covers a number of trends in the tech world, with voice biometrics, facial recognition, and even emotion detection in the mix:

Digital Twins and Interactive Experiences Lead Deloitte’s Tech Trends for 2020


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.

January 19, 2020 – by Alex Perala