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:
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:
Meanwhile, GoTrustID has taken mobile authentication in a different direction, announcing a new solution that can turn your smartphone into a FIDO2 security key:
Speaking of FIDO, the Alliance got some attention this week with its news about big new certifications:
And for the last of our top five articles for this week, we have something completely different – a 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.