facial recognition

[Money20/20] Jumio Embraces FaceTec’s ZoOm to Enhance Netverify Anti-Spoofing

[Money20/20] Jumio Embraces FaceTec’s ZoOm to Enhance Netverify Anti-Spoofing

A major new industry partnership is combining a leader of the booming selfie authentication trend with one of the biometrics industry’s most effective anti-spoofing technologies. The Jumio–FaceTec alliance was announced at this week’s Money20/20 event in Las Vegas, with the companies revealing that Jumio has integrated FaceTec’s ZoOm 3D Face Liveness Detection system into its…

[Money20/20] America May Soon Have a Mobile National ID, with IDEMIA’s Help

[Money20/20] America May Soon Have a Mobile National ID, with IDEMIA’s Help

IDEMIA got a big share of the spotlight on the first day of Money20/20, and took the opportunity to discuss its escalating efforts in the pioneering area of mobile drivers licenses in the US. The spotlight was shared with identity consultant Bianca Lopes, who moderated a discussion with IDEMIA sales SVP Jenny Openshaw, and the…

Acuity’s Airport Automation Predictions Validated by New Biometric Deployments

Acuity’s Airport Automation Predictions Validated by New Biometric Deployments

“Shanghai’s Hongqiao airport, London’s Heathrow, and Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson have all announced deployments or enhancements of existing passenger processing systems based on facial recognition technology.” Acuity Market Intelligence is pointing to deployments of biometric passenger processing technology announced this week at three major airports as validation of the market research firm’s predictions about the rise…

Camvi Highlights Importance of AI in Biometrics

Camvi Highlights Importance of AI in Biometrics

Facial recognition specialist Camvi is highlighting the importance of artificial intelligence in biometric technology. In a new blog post, Director of Sales Matt McCrann – who recently delivered a talk on AI in biometrics at this year’s FedID event in Tampa – notes that “AI systems will always demonstrate two things; a level of autonomy…

Jumio Reports 130% Year-Over-Year Sales Growth in Q3 Report

Jumio Reports 130% Year-Over-Year Sales Growth in Q3 Report

Just ahead of next week’s Money20/20 event, Jumio has delivered a corporate update detailing just how successful its Netverify authentication solution has been over the past nine months. The company says that over the first three quarters of 2018, it has seen growth of 130 percent in sales, year-over-year. Its annual recurring revenues, meanwhile, jumped…

Yoti’s Mobile ID Tech To Speed Passenger Processing at Heathrow

Yoti’s Mobile ID Tech To Speed Passenger Processing at Heathrow

Yoti has teamed up with Heathrow Airport for a groundbreaking trial of biometric passenger processing technology, the company has announced. The aim is to replace traditional travel documents with digital, biometrically authenticated mobile credentials on passengers’ mobile devices. That will, of course, be facilitated by Yoti’s mobile technology, which is designed to combine document reading…

Veridate Financial Leverages Acuant’s Identity Verification Tech

Veridate Financial Leverages Acuant’s Identity Verification Tech

“The company is now going to leverage three major solutions from Acuant for its onboarding platform: AcuFill, for the capture of digital ID information; AssureID, its document reading system; and Acuant Facial Recognition Match, which enables selfie-based authentication through the use of facial recognition, matching an end user to the image displayed on their official…

NXP’s eIQ Toolkit Supports Machine Learning in Face Recognition, Food Recognition & More

NXP’s eIQ Toolkit Supports Machine Learning in Face Recognition, Food Recognition & More

“…eIQ and its other processor solutions can be used to support a range of machine learning applications including facial recognition, wake word and voice control systems, and computer vision technologies including traffic sign recognition and even food recognition.” NXP Semiconductors has launched a new machine learning toolkit. Called “eIQ”, it’s a software development platform that supports…

The Convenient Revolution: How Biometric Tech is Driving Financial Innovation

The Convenient Revolution: How Biometric Tech is Driving Financial Innovation

When it comes to matters of money, security has long been the paramount concern. When bank customers call to access information or perform certain transactions, bank representatives have to ask for passcodes and biographical data; in a bank branch, customers have to enter PINs even when conducting business in person. When making payments, a signature…

NEC Embraces Arm Standard for Biometric Smart City Tech

NEC Embraces Arm Standard for Biometric Smart City Tech

NEC is embracing an Arm standard for smart city security. The company has announced a partnership with Arm Limited that will revolve around the latter’s Arm Platform Security Architecture, or PSA. The standard concerns securely connecting devices in the Internet of Things, which is of course an area of overlap with smart city solutions, an…

Yoti’s Biometric ID Platform to Provide Proof of Age for Self-Serve Checkout

Yoti’s Biometric ID Platform to Provide Proof of Age for Self-Serve Checkout

“…NCR is planning to integrate the app into its NCR FastLane SelfServ Checkout solution, as a means of enabling shoppers to use Yoti as proof of age at self-serve checkouts.” A new partnership with self-serve checkout specialist NCR Corporation is poised to expand the use of Yoti‘s biometric mobile ID platform. Yoti’s is another of…

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Stands Out Thanks to Multimodal Biometrics

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Stands Out Thanks to Multimodal Biometrics

“…the device’s biometrics really help it to stand out from the pack, with Huawei combining fingerprint-based security with a 3D facial recognition system…” The cat is out of the bag: The fingerprint sensor of Huawei’s new flagship smartphone is under its display. The new Huawei Mate 20 Pro was officially unveiled in London this week,…

BioConnect Announces Latest Authentication Platform Upgrade

BioConnect Announces Latest Authentication Platform Upgrade

“After the wide global success of the BioConnect Physical Security Platform launched in 2011, the latest version of BioConnect ID Digital Security Platform is disrupting the industry again and forever changing the way the enterprise conducts authentication of its employees and customers.” – Rob Douglas, Chairman & CEO, BioConnect BioConnect has launched the latest version…

Police Advised to Avoid Looking at Suspects’ iPhone Xs

Police Advised to Avoid Looking at Suspects’ iPhone Xs

“…newer iPhones are designed to require a passcode after five unsuccessful unlock attempts using Face ID, the facial recognition system that allows iPhone users to unlock their devices just by looking at them.” At least one forensics consultant is advising police to avoid looking at a criminal suspect’s iPhone X, in case they need to…

Consumers are Increasingly Open to Financial Services From Tech Companies: Fiserv

Consumers are Increasingly Open to Financial Services From Tech Companies: Fiserv

“…49 percent of respondents in Fiserv’s surveys said they would feel secure with biometric authentication in financial services.” Consumers are increasingly open to the idea of receiving financial services from tech companies, suggests new research from Fiserv, Inc. The findings come by way of Fiserv’s newly published “Expectations & Experiences: Channels and New Entrants” study,…

WISeKey Announces Blockchain-Based Mobile Identity Platform

WISeKey Announces Blockchain-Based Mobile Identity Platform

“…WISeKey emphasized its compliance with the United Nations’ ID2020 program, an initiative aimed at extending official identity systems to everyone in the world, with an estimated 1.3 billion people currently thought to be undocumented, a status that can seriously hinder the ability to access vital government services.” Geneva-based WISeKey has announced a new “Universal Decentralized…

New OmniVision Sensor Can Recognize Faces in the Dark

New OmniVision Sensor Can Recognize Faces in the Dark

“OmniVision’s solution circumvents the need for such an elaborate approach, and the company says it’s highly energy efficient to boot.” A new image sensor could help to extend the reach of facial recognition technology to nighttime applications. The solution, dubbed “OS02C10”, comes by way of OmniVision Technologies. It’s a 2.9-micron, 2MP image sensor featuring what…

TSA Teams Up with CBP on Biometric Traveller Screening

TSA Teams Up with CBP on Biometric Traveller Screening

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has officially teamed up with US Customs and Border Protection in its effort to expand its use of biometric traveler screening technology. The revelation arrives via the newly published TSA Biometrics Roadmap for Aviation Security and the Passenger Experience, a document aimed at detailing the TSA’s “plan to expand the…

INTERVIEW: Will Summerlin, Founder and CEO, Pinn

INTERVIEW: Will Summerlin, Founder and CEO, Pinn

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Will Summerlin, Founder and CEO, Pinn. The interview begins with an overview of the company’s background, as well as the authentication challenges it was founded to address, and Summerlin provides some insight into the company’s security offerings. The conversation shifts to talk of the rise in behavioral biometrics, their…

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