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GALLERY: Day Two of K(NO)W Packed with Digital Identity Expertise

GALLERY: Day Two of K(NO)W Packed with Digital Identity Expertise

Day Two of the inaugural K(NO)W Identity Conference is turning out to be a packed one. The day started with a keynote address from Consult Hyperion Director of Innovation David Birch. Author of the forthcoming book Before Babylon, Before Bitcoin: From money we understand to money that understands us, Birch did not disappoint on the…

K(NO)W Kicks Off with High-Profile Speakers, New Partnership

K(NO)W Kicks Off with High-Profile Speakers, New Partnership

“Day two will see an expert panel discussion on physical and digital access control featuring experts from Princeton Identity, BioConnect, ImageWare, Acuity Market Intelligence, and FindBiometrics…” The inaugural K(NO)W Identity Conference kicked off today with high-profile speakers and a new partnership announcement. NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden delivered the event’s keynote address via livestream from Russia,…

FIDO To Hold Authentication Seminars in Paris and Barcelona

FIDO To Hold Authentication Seminars in Paris and Barcelona

The FIDO Alliance will host free seminars on trends in effective authentication this week in Paris, and then next week in Barcelona, the consortium has announced. Taking place in Le Méridien Etoile, Paris, on Friday May 5th, and then in Meliá Barcelona Sarrià, Barcelona, on Monday May 8, respectively the events will have a strong focus on…

ImageWare to Present at ROTH Investor Conference

ImageWare to Present at ROTH Investor Conference

ImageWare has been offered an opportunity to drum up some potentially significant investor interest with an invitation to present at the 29th ROTH Capital Partners Conference. It’s the investment banking firm’s annual gathering of investors and executives aimed at promoting small and mid-cap companies. ROTH says that its last event attracted almost 500 companies and…

Imprivata Says Hello to MENA Market

Imprivata Says Hello to MENA Market

Imprivata will be showcasing its biometric solutions at next week’s Arab Health conference in Dubai, an event billing itself as the biggest healthcare event in the MENA region. For Imprivata, it’s an opportunity to introduce itself, with the company being new to the region. In a statement announcing its participation, Imprivata Customer Experience SVP Carina Edwards called…

Year in Review: Mobility and FinTech By Way of Events

Year in Review: Mobility and FinTech By Way of Events

Mobility and finance have long been major areas of excitement, innovation, and adoption in biometrics, and that trend held strong in 2016. From the get go, this year has seen substantial momentum in both areas of biometric application, and for good reason: mobility, biometrics, and financial services are positively linked. As innovations in mobility allow…

What to Expect at Money20/20 2016

What to Expect at Money20/20 2016

The Money20/20 conference kicks off today in Las Vegas, with digital security and biometric solutions in particular expected to once again be hot topics. Digital security companies are planning some big showings, of course. STC Group, represented in the US by SpeechPro, will show off its OnePass multimodal authentication system and its VoiceKey voice recognition…

Daon Americas President to Talk Biometrics at Money20/20

Daon Americas President to Talk Biometrics at Money20/20

Daon has announced that the president of its Americas division, Conor White, will participate in a prominent panel discussion on biometric technology at this year’s Money20/20 conference and expo in Las Vegas. It’s a high-profile session. Entitled “Biometrics Innovation & the New Password,” the panel discussion will feature other prominent speakers including Mastercard’s Ajay Bhalla, Safran…

Mastercard to Tackle Biometrics, Other Innovations at Money20/20

Mastercard to Tackle Biometrics, Other Innovations at Money20/20

Mastercard is aiming to make a big splash at this year’s Money20/20 conference. For one thing, it’s sponsoring the Money20/20 Hackathon, in which it will see what participants can come up with using its Send Person-to-Person and Vending APIs. It has also teamed up with PYMNTS.com to host a ‘Cocktails & Conversations’ evening chat series…

Samsung SDS and Mobile ID World To Address Your Biometrics Concerns

Samsung SDS and Mobile ID World To Address Your Biometrics Concerns

Last week in an interview with our sister site, Richard Lobovsky, VP of Financial Services Solutions at Samsung SDA America, announced that on November 2, 2016, his company will be co-hosting a webinar in association with Mobile ID World. Titled FinServ in the New Age of Identity: Addressing Your Biometrics Concerns, the webcast boasts and impressive panel…

Japanese Pop Band Fans Scan Faces for Concert Tickets

Japanese Pop Band Fans Scan Faces for Concert Tickets

Concert promoters in Japan are starting to use facial recognition technology to issue tickets. It’s meant to cut down wait times and also offers security benefits, with pre-enrolled fans able to pick up their tickets automatically after a face scan. As The Japan Times reports, the system is currently in use by promoters affiliated with the…

GSMA Announces Mobile World Congress Americas

GSMA Announces Mobile World Congress Americas

The GSMA is gearing up for next week’s Mobile World Congress in Shanghai—and also preparing to bring some of that energy to the US. The organization has announced that it’s working with CTIA (Cellular Telephone Industries Association – now known as CTIA – The Wireless Association) to bring a similar mobile industry event to the Americas. First, though:…

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill To Moderate Two Sessions At MWC Shanghai

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill To Moderate Two Sessions At MWC Shanghai

Next Wednesday marks the start of  Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which will run through Friday July 1, bringing together 70,000 attendees, 1,000 exhibitors, and 8,000 companies for Asia’s biggest mobile industry event. FindBiometrics will be there, not only in attendance, but moderating two identity and security focused sessions. FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill is serving as…

Boston Marathon Bombing Witness to be Keynote Speaker at MorphoTrak Event

Boston Marathon Bombing Witness to be Keynote Speaker at MorphoTrak Event

A key witness from the 2013 Boston Marathon terror attack will be the keynote speaker at this year’s MorphoTrak Users Conference in Costa Mesa, California. Jeff Bauman saw one of the architects of the attack place a backpack on a sidewalk moments before it exploded, and later helped the FBI to identify the suspect by…

HSBC Joins Money20/20 Europe Biometrics Panel

HSBC Joins Money20/20 Europe Biometrics Panel

Biometric technology is expected to enjoy a bright spotlight at next week’s Money20/20 Europe conference, with growing enthusiasm from some big players in FinTech. Fittingly, a discussion panel on biometrics moderated by FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill has just announced another participant: Craig Ramsay, HSBC Payments and Cash Management’s Head of Innovation. The financial services company…

Morpho to Sponsor IoT Forum

Morpho to Sponsor IoT Forum

As anticipation over the burgeoning Internet of Things continues to build, Morpho (Safran) has announced that it will sponsor a forum on the issue early next month. The Telecom Council of Silicon Valley’s IoT Forum: Mobile Device Mayhem (MDM) will take place at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park, California, on February 4th. It’s…

BIO-key CEO to Present at Imperial Capital Conference

BIO-key CEO to Present at Imperial Capital Conference

Fingerprint biometrics specialist BIO-key has secured a major opportunity to raise its profile—and that of the wider field—among the investment world. The company’s CEO, Mike DePasquale, has been invited to present at the 12th Annual Imperial Capital Security Investor Conference. Imperial Capital is an investment bank offering trading and advisory services, and its annual Security…