This Week’s Top Stories Look to the Biometric Future

This Week in Biometrics News: Payment Cards, Standards, ID Verification

This week’s roundup of FindBiometrics’ most popular biometrics news articles finds a very forward-looking assortment. Three of our top five articles looked forward to anticipated biometric trends, while a fourth assessed an ongoing growth trend for the most important standards program in the authentication industry.

Back to those anticipated trends, though: Two of this week’s top articles concerned one of the biggest ongoing shifts in the payments industry – the rise of fingerprint-scanning biometric payment cards:

On-Device Biometrics Month: The Next Wave in Payments

Biometric Card Tech Boosts EMV Payments Ascent: Report

Our third forward-looking article, meanwhile, concerns what could be the next big trend in mobile biometrics, with the announcement of the industry’s first mobile display solution supporting full-screen fingerprint scanning:

First Full-Screen Fingerprint Sensor Emerges as Mobile Biometrics Move Into the Display

As for that growing authentication standards body, it is, of course, the FIDO Alliance, which continues to encompass more specifications, solutions, and general industry activity:

On-Device Biometrics Month: The Rise of FIDO

Finally, the fifth of this week’s top five biometrics news articles on FindBiometrics is about a good old-fashioned integration partnership, with Onfido, Berbix, and Checkr teaming up on a sophisticated background screening solution:

Checkr Adds Onfido Identity Verification Tech to New Background Check Platform

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.

May 24, 2019 – by Alex Perala