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UPDATED: The Biometrics Industry Speaks at Mobile World Congress

UPDATED: The Biometrics Industry Speaks at Mobile World Congress

FindBiometrics is reporting live from Mobile World Congress Barcelona, where identity, connectivity and innovation are converging. With biometric access at the front door and next generation intelligent identity solutions on the floor, this year’s MWC is painting a picture of just how integral strong authentication and mobile ID has become to the larger mobile landscape.…

MWC 2019: GSMA’s David Pollington Talks Biometrics and Intelligent Connectivity [AUDIO]

MWC 2019: GSMA’s David Pollington Talks Biometrics and Intelligent Connectivity [AUDIO]

FindBiometrics is reporting live from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, straight from the nexus of biometrics, identity technology and mobility. On day one of the world’s biggest mobility event, FindBiometrics Director of Digital Content, Susan Stover, spoke with David Pollington, Head of Applications and Services, GSMA, about what to expect at this year’s…

DERMALOG and IDnow Collaborate On AutoIdent Security Platform

DERMALOG and IDnow Collaborate On AutoIdent Security Platform

Two of Germany’s leading biometrics companies are teaming up to launch a secure identification platform for mobile devices. Created by DERMALOG and IDnow, AutoIdent is a mobile app that uses facial recognition technology to authenticate users. It offers all of the familiar benefits of biometric authentication, delivering a high level of security and fraud prevention…

Yoti Talks Blockchain and Digital Government at World Economic Forum

Yoti Talks Blockchain and Digital Government at World Economic Forum

As a provider of digital identity platform that leverages biometric verification via facial recognition via its mobile app, Yoti has distinguished itself as a company concerned with social impact. Living up to its established reputation during the recent World Economic Forum in Davos, Yoti took the opportunity to speak on a panel focused on the…

Year in Review: We’re Ready for Biometric Proof of Age

Year in Review: We’re Ready for Biometric Proof of Age

One set of responses to FindBiometrics’ Year in Review survey offers a glimpse at the potential in a perhaps under-explored application of biometric authentication: Proof of age. Question 16 of the 2018 Year in Review asked respondents how much they agreed with this statement: “If given the option to use biometrics to pay for age-restricted…

Newest Yoti Exec to Head Scottish Government Collaboration

Newest Yoti Exec to Head Scottish Government Collaboration

Yoti has a new executive to lead growth in Scotland, and he brings to the team a wealth of experience in public safety. The company’s new Regional Business Growth and Partnerships Executive, Gordon Scobbie, is an ex-cop. He served as Chief Inspector for the Strathclyde Police from 1980 to 2004, and proceeded to hold multiple…

Yoti’s Research Into Charity Sector Yields Surprising Results

Yoti’s Research Into Charity Sector Yields Surprising Results

“…Yoti’s Head of Social Impact, Ken Banks, explained that many charity organizations felt that technological solutions based on smartphones would actually hinder access to services, since many charity recipients will either not have the required hardware or technological literacy to confidently use the new tools.” Yoti has concluded its research on the digital identity needs…

Yoti is Planning Major Enhancements to its App

Yoti is Planning Major Enhancements to its App

“The partnerships point to a substantially higher profile for Yoti, whose authentication technology revolves around selfie-based facial recognition and document reading through a standard smartphone camera.” A year after its official launch, Yoti is offering a preview of what’s next, promising a major new partnership and enhancements to its mobile app. In a blog post,…

[Money20/20] IDEMIA VP Garfield Smith Talks ‘Augmented Identity’

[Money20/20] IDEMIA VP Garfield Smith Talks ‘Augmented Identity’

As one of the biggest solutions providers in the identity industry, IDEMIA naturally had an extensive presence at this year’s Money20/20 event in Las Vegas. And as a result, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill had the opportunity to catch up with a few of its executives on the show floor, including Biometric Access & Time Solutions…

[Money20/20] IDEMIA’s Megan Heinze Talks Mobile Driver’s Licenses

[Money20/20] IDEMIA’s Megan Heinze Talks Mobile Driver’s Licenses

As one of the biggest solutions provider operating in the identity industry, IDEMIA had a wide-spanning presence at this year’s Money20/20 event in Las Vegas. But a central focus for the company was clearly its Mobile Driver License (MDL) project, which is aimed at establish a government-certified, virtual driver’s license that can exist entirely within…

Financial Biometrics Month: Checking the Pulse of Biometric FinTech at Money20/20

Financial Biometrics Month: Checking the Pulse of Biometric FinTech at Money20/20

Money20/20 USA brought the biometrics industry to Las Vegas this week, where digital ID and strong authentication were so integral to the conversations, panels and exhibitions that it truly felt like an important milestone in identity. For years, FindBiometrics has been helping to facilitate the biometrics presence at the Money20/20 conference, so it always serves…

[Money20/20] Daon’s Conor White On the Expansion of IdentityX

[Money20/20] Daon’s Conor White On the Expansion of IdentityX

It would have been quite a shock not to find Daon at this year’s Money20/20 event in Las Vegas. The company has been a leader of the mobile biometrics revolution in financial services, with its pioneering IdentityX platform having been embraced by numerous banks and other financial services providers thanks to its support for multimodal…

[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…

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 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…

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…

UK Home Office Embracing Biometrics to Know its Travellers

UK Home Office Embracing Biometrics to Know its Travellers

A major new government contract in the UK suggests authorities in the country are moving toward biometrics-driven, mobile-based identity solutions for travellers. The UK Home Office awarded the contract to WorldReach Software, an Ottawa-based firm offering a platform called “Know Your Traveller”. The platform is designed to facilitate remote identity verification through a smartphone app,…

Suprema Takes Aim at EU Market with Security Essen Plans

Suprema Takes Aim at EU Market with Security Essen Plans

“Suprema will be showcasing among 1040 other exhibitors, and is aiming to differentiate itself with its BioLite N2 terminal for biometric access control as well as time and attendance tracking.” Suprema is honing its focus on the European market with plans to showcase its solutions at the Security Essen 2018 event in Germany. It’s a…

BRIEF: The Growth of Consumer-Facing Biometrics

BRIEF: The Growth of Consumer-Facing Biometrics

The biometrics industry has seen explosive growth over the last several years, thanks in large part to advancements in technology and a growing awareness of the need for sophisticated biometric security in the years since 9/11. Government has therefore been a key driver of the market, across a wide range of sectors and applications. But…

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