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FacePhi Powers Entrust Datacard’s New Facial Recognition Features

FacePhi Powers Entrust Datacard’s New Facial Recognition Features

Entrust Datacard is introducing facial recognition to its Mobile Smart Credential and Mobile Soft Token systems. They already support fingerprint recognition and passcode security. Now, with facial recognition added to the mix, end users will be able to access enterprise applications just by looking at their mobile devices’ front-facing cameras. The technology comes by way…

HSBC Embraces FacePhi Technology For Facial Recognition

HSBC Embraces FacePhi Technology For Facial Recognition

“In a statement announcing its partnership with HSBC, FacePhi emphasized that Euromoney magazine recently named HSBC the “World’s best bank”, suggesting that its embrace of biometric technology has helped to burnish its profile.” HSBC customers will soon be able to log in to their mobile apps via facial recognition, thanks to a new partnership with…

Face ID: Exactly How Revolutionary Is It?

Face ID: Exactly How Revolutionary Is It?

Apple has created quite a stir with its unveiling of the iPhone X, and not least because of its Face ID facial recognition system. Together with Apple’s framing of the issue, and the media response it has provoked, casual observers might be led to believe it’s a revolutionary new technology. But facial recognition in general…

FacePhi Partners With Red Link in Argentina

FacePhi Partners With Red Link in Argentina

The deal comes after FacePhi rebranded its flagship solution from its previous moniker, ‘Selphi,’ to its new name, ‘ME.’ A new contract will see FacePhi technology used for digital onboarding of Red Link customers in Argentina. Red Link is an operator of ATM networks in the country, and evidently has extensive business ties: According to…

Financial ID Briefing: Banking With A Selfie

Financial ID Briefing: Banking With A Selfie

The Financial ID Briefing brings you top highlights from the world of biometrics, mobile ID, and finance. It is powered by FindBiometrics and Money20/20. Banking With a Selfie in Argentina ICBC, the largest bank in the world by asset volume, recently embraced facial recognition based security at its Argentinian subsidiary. The biometric security comes via…

FacePhi Enters Partnership With ICBC

FacePhi Enters Partnership With ICBC

“The agreement should further raise FacePhi’s profile in the financial services sector in which it specializes…” FacePhi has a new client, and it may be its biggest yet: The Spain-based mobile biometrics specialist has announced a new partnership with ICBC. As Valencia Plaza reports, ICBC is the biggest bank in the world by asset volume;…

Financial ID Briefing: Technophobia, Selfie Finance, Copenhagen

Financial ID Briefing: Technophobia, Selfie Finance, Copenhagen

The Financial ID Briefing brings you top highlights from the world of biometrics, mobile ID, and finance. It is powered by FindBiometrics and Money20/20. The Obstacle of Technophobia A new research report from HSBC, Trust in Technology, asserts that the biggest obstacle facing the mainstream adoption of biometrics in FinTech is consumer technophobia based on…

BioConnect Integrates FacePhi Facial Recognition Solution

BioConnect Integrates FacePhi Facial Recognition Solution

“Both companies will showcase their joint solution at the upcoming Money20/20 Europe expo, with Douglas and Mira scheduled to participate in an expert panel discussion on multimodal biometrics in FinTech, which will be hosted by FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill.” BioConnect is integrating FacePhi‘s facial biometrics technology into its eponymous multimodal authentication platform, the companies have…

FacePhi Gets FIDO UAF Certification For Selphi

FacePhi Gets FIDO UAF Certification For Selphi

FacePhi has attained FIDO UAF certification for its Selphi platform. The platform is based on facial recognition, and allows end users to authenticate by taking a selfie using a smartphone. It has seen numerous deployments over the past year, with a strong focus on serving the financial services sector. Now, the FIDO Universal Authentication Framework certification…

INTERVIEW: Javier Mira, CEO & Co-founder, FacePhi

INTERVIEW: Javier Mira, CEO & Co-founder, FacePhi

Peter O’Neill, president of FindBiometrics had a chance to speak with Javier Mira, CEO and co-founder of FacePhi. The conversation starts with a review of what an excellent year 2016 has been for FacePhi, goes on to cover the challenges of deploying biometrics in the financial arena, and discusses the importance of industry events like Money20/20.…

Banco Inbursa’s Biometric Login System Goes Live

Banco Inbursa’s Biometric Login System Goes Live

FacePhi‘s deployment with Banco Inbursa has gone live. The project was first announced this past summer, when the Mexican bank contracted FacePhi’s Selphi solution for customer authentication on its mobile app. True to its name, Selphi verifies a user’s identity via selfie, with facial recognition being used to match the subject as depicted in her…

Mexico’s Banco Inbursa Embraces Selphie Solution

Mexico’s Banco Inbursa Embraces Selphie Solution

FacePhi has just signed its latest major client. The company has announced that Mexico’s Banco Inbursa will implement its Selphie solution on a mobile app as well as a web-based platform. The facial recognition solution is designed for ease of use and aimed specifically at the financial services industry. As the name suggests, it authenticates users…

FacePhi Named Runner-Up at Temenos Innovation Jam Final

FacePhi Named Runner-Up at Temenos Innovation Jam Final

Face biometrics company FacePhi just announced that it has been named runner-up in the Innovation Jam Final held at this week’s Temenos Community Forum (TCF), which ran May 17- 19 in Barcelona, Spain. The company scored an invitation to the event last March after winning the Miami edition of the Temenos Innovation Jam. Exhibiting its…

FacePhi Gets Eighth Financial Services Client

FacePhi Gets Eighth Financial Services Client

Facephi has announced another major new client in the Central American financial services industry. Through partner GBM, the company has provided its facial recognition technology to Banco Industrial de Guatemala. The technology forms the basis for an authentication system on the bank’s newly-launched mobile app, which lets customers verify their identities via selfie photos. It’s a form of…

FacePhi Extends Presence in Costa Rican Banking Sector

FacePhi Extends Presence in Costa Rican Banking Sector

Spain-based biometrics specialist FacePhi has won a new contract with a major bank. The company will provide facial recognition technology to Banco Nacional de Costa Rica. It’s the country’s biggest financial institution, and thus a major win for FacePhi. The project is set to roll out in two phases, with the first launching in Q2 of…