Liveness Detection

First Look: FindBiometrics Goes Hands-On with ZoOm 8 from FaceTec

First Look: FindBiometrics Goes Hands-On with ZoOm 8 from FaceTec

What We Got Our Hands On: ZoOm is a contactless, AI-driven, 100-percent software authentication solution based on 3D face biometrics captured via standard front-facing selfie cameras and webcams. ZoOm can be used for digital and physical access applications, promising 10-second enrollment and 2-second authentication times. It can be employed for user onboarding, user authentication, liveness…

Precise Biometrics’ YOUNiQ Platform Gets Passive Liveness Detection

Precise Biometrics’ YOUNiQ Platform Gets Passive Liveness Detection

“… the company explained that YOUNiQ now features passive liveness detection, meaning it can detect whether an authorized user is indeed physically present during a scan…” Precise Biometrics has added liveness detection to its YOUNiQ biometric platform, the company has announced. First announced earlier this year, the YOUNiQ platform represents Precise Biometrics’ expansion beyond the…

Acuant Announces Enhanced Image Capture and Liveness Test

Acuant Announces Enhanced Image Capture and Liveness Test

Acuant, a global provider of identity verification solutions, announced Friday it has enhanced its image capture and liveness detection technologies, that form the core of their key services Acuant AssureID and Acuant Face. Their image capture services allow for the automatic recognition of the document type being presented, being able to distinguish between a driver’s…

Money20/20: FacePhi CEO Javier Mira Talks Biometric ATMs and Passive Liveness Detection [Audio Interview]

Money20/20: FacePhi CEO Javier Mira Talks Biometric ATMs and Passive Liveness Detection [Audio Interview]

FindBiometrics is reporting live from Las Vegas this week, where the biometrics and digital identity industries are converging on Money20/20 USA – the world’s preeminent financial services conference. On Tuesday, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill spoke with Javier Mira, the CEO of biometric authentication specialist FacePhi. The live interview begins with a discussion of Mira’s conversation…

Money20/20: IDEMIA’s Matt Thompson on Making Mobile Digital ID a Reality [Audio Interview]

Money20/20: IDEMIA’s Matt Thompson on Making Mobile Digital ID a Reality [Audio Interview]

FindBiometrics is reporting live from Las Vegas this week, where the biometrics and digital identity industries are converging on Money20/20 USA – the world’s preeminent financial services conference. On Monday FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill spoke with Matt Thompson, SVP Civil Identity, IDEMIA. The live interview begins with a discussion of IDEMIA’s efforts to digitize and…

Money20/20: Breaking Down the Jumio Go Beta Release with VP Global Marketing Dean Nicolls [Audio Interview]

Money20/20: Breaking Down the Jumio Go Beta Release with VP Global Marketing Dean Nicolls [Audio Interview]

FindBiometrics is reporting live from Las Vegas this week, where the biometrics and digital identity industries are converging on Money20/20 USA – the world’s preeminent financial services conference. On Monday FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill spoke with Dean Nicolls, Vice President of Global Marketing, Jumio – a pioneer in remote enrollment technology that just announced the…

Jumio Go Delivers Fully Automated Biometric Onboarding

Jumio Go Delivers Fully Automated Biometric Onboarding

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition Jumio is once again preparing to add a new product to its award-winning identity verification portfolio. The company has announced the beta release of Jumio Go, a fully automated customer onboarding platform that will allow organizations to register new users without the need for a human review during the enrollment…

Ipsidy Partners with National ID Registry to Bring Proof to Peru

Ipsidy Partners with National ID Registry to Bring Proof to Peru

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition Ipsidy is bringing its Proof Identity as a Service (IDaaS) solution to Peru. The Proof platform arrives in the country through a partnership with RENIEC, Peru’s National ID Registry. As the ID Registry, RENIEC handles the distribution of all national identities, including the country’s electronic ID cards. The Proof app…

WorldReach App Integrates Cognitec’s Face Matching Solution

WorldReach App Integrates Cognitec’s Face Matching Solution

WorldReach has deployed Cognitec’s secure facial recognition tech in a smartphone app that automates the ID application process. The app asks users to take a selfie when applying for a passport or a visa, or when they’re enrolling in some kind of digital service. After that, Cognitec’s facial recognition algorithm will match the photo against…

Biometrically Secured Crypto Wallet Gets a UI Upgrade

Biometrically Secured Crypto Wallet Gets a UI Upgrade

Having been live in the App Store for only a few weeks, ZenGo has updated its eponymous cryptocurrency app. Most of the enhancements concern the app’s redesigned user interface, with ZenGo calling it “the most handsome wallet you’ve ever seen” in its announcement. There’s a new “quick action” menu, and account balances can be upgraded…

ID R&D Comes Out Ahead in Voice Liveness Detection Challenge

ID R&D Comes Out Ahead in Voice Liveness Detection Challenge

ID R&D’s voice liveness detection technology has bested the competition in the 2019 Automatic Speaker Verification Spoofing and Countermeasures (ASVspoof) Challenge. The biannual industry challenge evaluates solutions based on their ability to distinguish real speech from false speech that has been generated using Text-to-Speech or voice conversion technology. ID R&D’s solution proved to be the…

Innov8tif Adopts ID R&D’s Passive Liveness Detection

Innov8tif Adopts ID R&D’s Passive Liveness Detection

The Southeast Asian software provider Innov8tif has integrated ID R&D’s anti-spoofing technology into its customer onboarding platform. Innov8tif will specifically be making use of ID R&D’s IDLive Face, which will provide passive liveness detection for the OkayFace solution. OkayFace is part of Innov8tif’s EMAS eKYC onboarding platform, which combines facial recognition with document reading to…

Researchers Use Tape and Glasses to Spoof Face ID Liveness Detection

Researchers Use Tape and Glasses to Spoof Face ID Liveness Detection

A team of Tencent researchers has managed to get past Face ID’s liveness detection with a pair of glasses and some tape. To execute the attack, the researchers placed a strip of black tape on each lens. The tape mimics the outline of the eye, while a dot of white tape in the center imitates…

ZenGo is First Ever Crypto Wallet with Biometric Account Recovery from FaceTec

ZenGo is First Ever Crypto Wallet with Biometric Account Recovery from FaceTec

“The lion’s share of credit for this achievement goes to FaceTec, which provided the ZoOm authentication software used by ZenGo.” Toward the end of June, cryptocurrency wallet provider ZenGo challenged its users — and any other interested hackers, really — to try to break into its wallet, offering a reward of one Bitcoin. And with…

New Facial Recognition Tech Enables Passive Liveness Detection

New Facial Recognition Tech Enables Passive Liveness Detection

ID R&D has announced a new biometric authentication system based on facial recognition that is entirely passive, requiring no special effort from the end user. Called IDLive Face, the solution is designed for Android or iOS apps, or for web-based apps. Users’ faces are scanned as they use the apps, and their biometrics are matched…

HID Global Gets Another Perfect Score in ISO Anti-spoofing Testing

HID Global Gets Another Perfect Score in ISO Anti-spoofing Testing

“HID Global’s multispectral imaging technology is designed to capture image data from both the surface of a fingerprint and its subsurface, helping it to detect presentation attacks that do no involve live, human fingers.” HID Global has another feather in its cap thanks to its Lumidigm multispectral imaging technology. The company has announced that its…

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