Brief: Mobility Rules This Week’s Top Biometrics Stories

Brief: Mobility Rules This Week's Top Biometrics Stories

The mobile sector has been an increasingly prominent one in the larger biometrics market since the Apple’s game-changing launch of Touch ID back in 2013, and with new innovations like Face ID and in-display fingerprint scanning, it shows no signs of slowing down. So it’s no wonder that FindBiometrics’ roundup of this week’s top biometrics stories is mobile-heavy.

For a start, this week saw the first hints of the next big wave in mobile fingerprint scanning, with Precise Biometrics’ CEO suggesting that full-screen fingerprint scanning is on the horizon:

Full-Screen Fingerprint Scanning is Next Phase in Mobile Biometrics: Precise CEO

But we’ve also seen that more traditional mobile fingerprint scanning continues to be a core component of the mobile biometrics market, thanks to a collaboration between Fingerprint Cards and Google:

FPC Fingerprint Sensors Power Google Pixel 3a’s Biometrics

Meanwhile, GoTrustID has taken mobile authentication in a different direction, announcing a new solution that can turn your smartphone into a FIDO2 security key:

GoTrustID Can Transform Your Smartphone into a Biometric Security Key

Speaking of FIDO, the Alliance got some attention this week with its news about big new certifications:

FIDO Alliance Continues to Gain Traction in 2019 with Major New Certifications

And for the last of our top five articles for this week, we have something completely different – a biometric cryptocurrency wallet:

Unikeys is Accepting Pre-Sales for its Biometric Cryptocurrency Wallet

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.