anti-spoofing

iProov’s Anti-Spoofing Technology Gets Certified by NPL and NIST

iProov’s Anti-Spoofing Technology Gets Certified by NPL and NIST

iProov has more proof of its anti-spoofing capabilities. The company has announced that it has met the requirements for Level B ISO/IEC 30107-3 certification, which means that its facial verification technology is highly resistant to even the most aggressive presentation attacks and won’t grant access to any unauthorized individuals. The testing was conducted by UK’s…

FaceTec Reaches a New Level in iBeta Spoofing Evaluation

FaceTec Reaches a New Level in iBeta Spoofing Evaluation

“FaceTec says that, all told, its Level-1 and Level-2 PAD testing involved over 3,300 spoofing attempts over a period of 12 days.” FaceTec has done it again. The company announced that it has now become the first and only company to attain Level-2 certification in the iBeta Presentation Attack Detection evaluation. The news comes after…

IntelliVision Brings Liveness Detection to Facial Recognition Solution

IntelliVision Brings Liveness Detection to Facial Recognition Solution

“Liveness detection is an area of intensifying focus for many companies in the biometrics industry as concern over presentation attacks – or ‘spoofing’ – continues to grow.” IntelliVision has taken an important step forward in enhancing the security of its facial recognition technology, announcing that it has now integrated liveness detection in its solution. In…

INTERVIEW: Kevin Alan Tussy, CEO, FaceTec, Talks Spoofing and Liveness Detection [PART ONE]

INTERVIEW: Kevin Alan Tussy, CEO, FaceTec, Talks Spoofing and Liveness Detection [PART ONE]

FaceTec has had a big year. The company marks a successful 2018 with some high-profile integrations of its AI-driven ZoOm 3D Face Login authentication solution, which utilizes standard 2D smart device cameras and webcams to create 3D FaceMaps with its patented ZoOm motion technology. ZoOm is now securing user logins on five continents in several industries, including…

New FaceTec White Paper Highlights Importance of Anti-Spoofing Standards

New FaceTec White Paper Highlights Importance of Anti-Spoofing Standards

“It comprehensively lays out the growing proliferation of biometric security, the serious risks that presentation attacks pose, and the consequent importance of independent, accredited industry testing…” Toward the end of this summer, FaceTec‘s ZoOm 3D Face Login authentication solution became the first in the world to attain Level 1 certification in iBeta’s Presentation Attack Detection…

Here’s How Apple’s Commitment to Face ID is Affecting the Mobile Biometrics Industry

Here’s How Apple’s Commitment to Face ID is Affecting the Mobile Biometrics Industry

Apple confirmed longstanding speculation last week with its unveiling of its three new iPhone models for 2018. Like last year’s iPhone X, all of the new devices have abandoned Apple’s pioneering Touch ID fingerprint authentication system in favor of Face ID, an infrared, 3D facial recognition system. Face ID is now the sole means of…

ID-Scanning System Gets Anti-Replay Capability

ID-Scanning System Gets Anti-Replay Capability

Trusona has made one of its physical ID-focused authentication solutions even stronger. Designed to replace one-time password tokens, the system is aimed at sensitive authentication applications, such as opening new accounts or performing wire transfers. End users register for the system by scanning a driver’s license or passport, and for each subsequent authentication session, they…

BioID Uses Liveness Detection To Create Spoof Proof Biometric Security

BioID Uses Liveness Detection To Create Spoof Proof Biometric Security

Facial recognition biometrics is one of the more controversial biometric technologies thanks to popular fears of one’s face being used against them. BioID is facing these fears head-on with a new liveness detection feature. The cloud biometrics developer announced a new liveness detection feature to be integrated in the the BioID Web Services (BWS) with…

3DVerify Leverages 3D Cameras For Facial Recognition

3DVerify Leverages 3D Cameras For Facial Recognition

SensibleVision is offering further details on its 3D facial recognition software for mobile devices. First announced this past June, 3DVerify is designed to leverage 3D cameras for facial recognition. In September, SensibleVision announced that its solution had passed “tests that prove it works in broad daylight,” and the company now says it can function in…

INTERVIEW: Precise Biometrics CEO Håkan Persson

INTERVIEW: Precise Biometrics CEO Håkan Persson

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Håkan Persson, CEO of Precise Biometrics. The conversation details the transformative period the company has navigated in 2017, beginning with discussion of how it is addressing last year’s announcement that its long-time hardware partner, Fingerprint Cards (FPC), will be replacing Precise’s algorithm solutions with its own biometric…

Haptrics To Incorporate Precise Biometrics Software Into Fingerprint Sensors

Haptrics To Incorporate Precise Biometrics Software Into Fingerprint Sensors

Precise Biometrics has signed on with a new licensing partner for its Precise BioMatch Mobile algorithm software. Korea-based fabless semiconductor specialist Haptrics Inc. will incorporate the technology into its CMOS fingerprint sensors. The deal will see Haptrics pay annual licensing fees to Precise Biometrics, as well as royalties based on the number of sensors sold…

Precise BioLive Brings Liveness Detection to New Biometric Keyboard

Precise BioLive Brings Liveness Detection to New Biometric Keyboard

“Precise Biometrics’ contribution comes by way of liveness detection technology it acquired when it bought NexID earlier this year.” Key Source International’s new biometric keyboard features Precise Biometrics technology, the latter has revealed. The KSI-1700 UB keyboard was first unveiled several weeks ago, and features an embedded fingerprint sensor provided by SecuGen, the FAP 20…

Precise Biometrics Publishes Liveness Detection White Paper

Precise Biometrics Publishes Liveness Detection White Paper

“Precise Biometrics argued that the issue of liveness detection on mobile devices – which are increasingly being used for online purchases – is quickly becoming a critical issue.” Precise Biometrics has published a white paper on the importance of liveness detection for mobile biometrics. Entitled “Spoof and Liveness Detection for the Mobile Biometrics Market,” the…

SRI Wins 4-Year, $12.5M Contract to Develop Anti-Spoofing Tech for IARPA

SRI Wins 4-Year, $12.5M Contract to Develop Anti-Spoofing Tech for IARPA

“SRI International says its solution, which it calls a ‘Multi-physiological Joint Optimization and Liveness Nuances for Identity Ratification system,’ will focus on ‘dynamic biometrics’…” The Intelligence Advanced Research Project Activity (IARPA) has contracted SRI International to develop a solution that can detect spoofing attacks against biometric security systems. Such presentation attacks appear to be a…

Novetta VP to Help Lead Development of ISO/IEC Anti-Spoofing Standard

Novetta VP to Help Lead Development of ISO/IEC Anti-Spoofing Standard

“The appointment further raises Novetta’s profile as an analytics company capable of assessing sophisticated technologies.” A Novetta executive will help to lead the development of an ISO/IEC JTC1 standard concerning spoofing attacks against smartphone biometric authentication systems, the company has announced. ISO/IEC JTC1 is a joint committee of the International Organization for Standardization and the…

News Roundup: A Week for Behavioral Biometrics, Fingerprints & Anti-Spoofing

News Roundup: A Week for Behavioral Biometrics, Fingerprints & Anti-Spoofing

Last week at FindBiometrics Behavioral Biometrics Month continued as we examined the anti-malware applications of the burgeoning modality. Fingerprints and facial recognition made up the bulk of the industry news, while the headlines were rounded out with stories about national ID, border control, and anti-spoofing innovation. Here is a look back on last week’s top…

Crossmatch to Develop Presentation Attack Detection Tech for IARPA’s Thor Program

Crossmatch to Develop Presentation Attack Detection Tech for IARPA’s Thor Program

Crossmatch has been contracted to help provide technology for a new US government research program. The program was launched last summer by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), a division of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Called Thor, it’s a research program aimed at developing anti-spoofing technologies. Now, Crossmatch has announced…

SensibleVision Announces ‘Virtually Spoof-Proof’ Facial Recognition Solution

SensibleVision Announces ‘Virtually Spoof-Proof’ Facial Recognition Solution

Biometric authentication solutions provider SensibleVision has announced a new facial recognition system that features additional authentication factors. The system comes with a built-in liveness detection feature; a demo on the company’s website shows a user trying to present a static image of herself on a smartphone to the webcam of her laptop, which the SensibleVision…

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