Face ID

iOS 12 Will Support Multi-User Face ID

iOS 12 Will Support Multi-User Face ID

With the iOS 12 beta now rolling out, it’s becoming clear that Apple has reversed course on a previous policy restricting Face ID authentication to one user per device. As 9to5Mac reports, there is a new feature in the Face ID & Passcode Settings area of iOS 12 allowing users to “Set Up an Alternate…

Money20/20 Europe: Get to Know the Four Levels of Biocryptology

Money20/20 Europe: Get to Know the Four Levels of Biocryptology

“We’re very proud to have created a technological platform for complete, secure access that also eliminates the need for passwords and usernames”. – Ted Oorbals, CEO, Biocryptology This week in Amsterdam, Biocryptology CEO Ted Oorbals took to the stage for a discussion with Consult Hyperion Director of Innovation Dave Birch as part of Money20/20 Europe.…

On-Device Authentication Month: The Funeral March of the Password

On-Device Authentication Month: The Funeral March of the Password

May has come to an end and with it must go On-Device Authentication Month, our five week focus on the biometric authentication technologies replacing passwords online and across the vertical markets. For the entire month we dedicated feature articles, industry news coverage and the latest entry in our renowned webinar series to the on-device authentication…

Apple Patents Illustrate In-Display Sensor Efforts

Apple Patents Illustrate In-Display Sensor Efforts

“The patents also point to a certain level of technological expertise on Apple’s part that could still come into play in future devices.” Yet further evidence has emerged that Apple has been quietly exploring in-display fingerprint sensor technology for its iPhone devices. It comes by way of newly published filings with the US Patent and…

BRIEF: The Continued Ascent of Biometric FinTech

BRIEF: The Continued Ascent of Biometric FinTech

The biometrics industry as a whole has enjoyed considerable growth in recent years, and not least in the financial services sector. More and more banking and other financial transactions are being done online, and fraudsters have followed suit, launching ever-more sophisticated attacks. As the risk of digital fraud and theft has escalated, many organizations have…

What Biometrics Announcements Can We Expect From WWDC 2018?

What Biometrics Announcements Can We Expect From WWDC 2018?

“…there’s now even more reason to speculate that Apple will seek to differentiate its high-end iPads with the integration of its expensive Face ID system.” Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is right around the corner, and speculation is mounting over what new gadgets could be revealed during the event. Most of the hype revolves around…

Latest Apple Patents Cover Vascular Biometrics For iPhones

Latest Apple Patents Cover Vascular Biometrics For iPhones

Future iPhones might get x-ray vision if a new Apple patent published May 15 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is any indication. The patent titled “Vein imaging using detection of pulsed radiation,” – which was published alongside 67 other patents – describes an infrared imaging method that enables a device to capture subcutaneous…

Looks Like All Three 2018 iPhones Will Use Face ID

Looks Like All Three 2018 iPhones Will Use Face ID

Apple is definitely sticking with Face ID for this year’s new flagship iPhones, and is even doubling down on it with improvements to the underlying software, suggest new rumors from Mac Otakara. Citing an anonymous source in Apple’s supply chain, the Japanese blog says that Apple is planning a 6.5″ OLED iPhone for this year.…

HSBC Becomes Latest Bank to Embrace Face ID Login

HSBC Becomes Latest Bank to Embrace Face ID Login

HSBC has become the latest financial services organization to let iPhone X users login to their corporate accounts using Face ID, the device’s sophisticated 3D facial recognition system. The bank’s support for Face ID comes after Discover enabled Face ID login for its cardholders in December, and Singapore’s OCBC enabled Face ID authentication a month…

Apple Advises Replacing iPhone X Rather Than Fixing Face ID

Apple Advises Replacing iPhone X Rather Than Fixing Face ID

“As for advising service providers to try fixing the rear camera first, that is something of a technical mystery.” Apple has established a new repair policy for Face ID, suggesting that its Genius Bar employees and other Authorized Service Providers first try to fix the rear camera, and if that fails, replace the whole phone.…

Face ID Could Come To Apple Watch Series 4

Face ID Could Come To Apple Watch Series 4

“Integrating a version of Face ID into the Apple Watch would allow the device to emulate features of the iPhone X, including revealing notifications and unlocking when the user looks at the device, and potentially even allowing for video calls.” Patent filings suggest Apple is exploring the idea of bringing its Face ID authentication system…

Is Mobile Facial Recognition Having its Touch ID Moment?

Is Mobile Facial Recognition Having its Touch ID Moment?

Apple’s been known to set the trends in consumer mobility, and no greater example is when Apple announced Touch ID in 2013. Following this announcement, a cascading roll out of smartphones around the globe with integrated fingerprint sensors ensued. So much so that fingerprint-based security is now considered standard issue on most devices. So what’s…

Is Face ID Coming to All 2018 iPhones?

Is Face ID Coming to All 2018 iPhones?

Further signs have emerged of Apple’s commitment to its Face ID facial recognition system with new reports that the company has signed up two additional components suppliers. The unnamed suppliers are both based in China, and are expected to supplement LG Innotek, which will remain the primary vendor of 3D sensing modules needed for the…

MassMutual Adds Face ID Support To RetireSmart App

MassMutual Adds Face ID Support To RetireSmart App

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, or MassMutual, is now letting its customers access their account information in its RetireSMART mobile app with facial recognition on the iPhone X. The app can contain sensitive information pertaining to users’ 401(k)s and other retirement plans, and accordingly MassMutual emphasized the security of the iPhone’s facial recognition technology in its…

Gambling App Embraces Face ID Security, Apple Pay Funding

Gambling App Embraces Face ID Security, Apple Pay Funding

Sweden-based LeoVegas is bringing Apple Pay and facial recognition to its mobile gambling platform, the company has announced. The support for Apple Pay will arrive first in the UK, where market regulations and a licensing system are in place to support the integration. In a statement, LeoVegas asserted that 55 percent of its users in…

HID Approve Gets Face ID Support on iPhone X

HID Approve Gets Face ID Support on iPhone X

Apple iPhone X users will now have another meaning of “face time” with HID Global announcing Face ID support on its HID Approve two-factor mobile authentication and verification platform. The new facial recognition feature is a way for users to ensure more secure access, and avoid fraud, theft, cyber threats, or misuse. “With the growing…

Apple’s Biometrically Secured Mobile Wallet Gets More Support

Apple’s Biometrically Secured Mobile Wallet Gets More Support

“In Canada, Service Credit Union customers can now upload their payment cards to the platform, while China Construction Bank has enabled the service for its Mastercard and Visa cardholders.” A bunch of banks and credit unions have been added to the roster of institutions supporting Apple’s biometrically secured mobile payments platform. Thirty-six of them are…

YIR 2017: Respondents Agree Face ID Will Have a Big Impact

YIR 2017: Respondents Agree Face ID Will Have a Big Impact

In December of 2017 FindBiometrics surveyed over 200 members of its informed audience – including executives from the world’s leading biometrics companies – on topics relating to the identity technology industry over the past 12 months. The results comprise the 15th Annual FindBiometrics Year in Review. There are a number of fascinating results to be…

HYPR Demos Decentralized Authentication at CES 2018

HYPR Demos Decentralized Authentication at CES 2018

“All of these demos are premised on HYPR’s decentralized storage of user credentials, which is designed to ensure that a single data breach can’t significantly compromise user data.” HYPR Corp. is aiming to generate some more excitement over its decentralized authentication platform at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show with three demos. One demo will likely…

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