mobile ID

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…

Yoti is Investigating the Digital Identity Needs of UK Charities

Yoti is Investigating the Digital Identity Needs of UK Charities

Yoti continues to feed its curiosity, announcing a new research project aimed at exploring the digital identity needs of charities in the United Kingdom. The research project carries forward the momentum of Yoti’s recent investigations in Africa and Southeast Asia, which found some compelling potential use cases for Yoti’s facial recognition-driven mobile ID technology, such…

Scottish Government Partners with Yoti For Biometrics Powered Mobile ID

Scottish Government Partners with Yoti For Biometrics Powered Mobile ID

“…Yoti said the partnership would ultimately mean that Scottish residents could use its biometric app to verify their identities to businesses, to prove they are of age to buy restricted goods, to access government services, to confirm their identities online, and to access websites without the need for a password. “ The Scottish Government has…

Daon Tech Enables Biometric Mobile Enrollment for New Zealand Digital ID

Daon Tech Enables Biometric Mobile Enrollment for New Zealand Digital ID

“Our strategy remains being committed to delivering a platform through which the identity of a user can be established, authenticated and recovered. Digital onboarding represents an important area and builds on Daon’s history of delivering proven mobile biometric authentication to millions of consumers.” – Tom Grissen, CEO, Daon New Zealand’s Department of Internal Affairs (DIA)…

Yoti’s Research in Asia Shows Paramount Importance of Accurate Identity Solutions

Yoti’s Research in Asia Shows Paramount Importance of Accurate Identity Solutions

Yoti continues to share insights from its research concerning grassroots nonprofits in the developing world, with its findings from Asia pointing to the paramount importance of accurate identity solutions that protect privacy. Writing on the company’s blog, David Burton, a researcher with Glean, a consultancy that helped to carry out Yoti’s research, explains that the…

Signicat Partnership to Extend Itsme ID Platform Across Europe

Signicat Partnership to Extend Itsme ID Platform Across Europe

A new partnership could significantly extend the reach of the Itsme mobile ID platform: Signicat, the Norway-based provider of a digital identity platform claiming a client base of over 200 financial services organizations, has added Itsme to its Signicat Digital Identity Platform. The product of a collaboration between Belgian Mobile ID and Gemalto, Itsme is…

Money20/20 Europe: 350,000 Belgians Now Using Mobile ID Program

Money20/20 Europe: 350,000 Belgians Now Using Mobile ID Program

“…Itsme is designed to let citizens sign up with biometric registration, and to then connect with government services online for things like tax payments and accessing pension subsidies, perform online banking, and access services from their MNOs.” Gemalto is taking the opportunity of this week’s Money20/20 Europe event to celebrate its success with a mobile…

INTERVIEW: Michael Saylor, CEO, MicroStrategy

INTERVIEW: Michael Saylor, CEO, MicroStrategy

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Michael Saylor, CEO of MicroStrategy. The conversation begins with how MicroStrategy is delivering on its vision of the Intelligent Enterprise. The concept shows us how a unified mobile identity, device management and communication capabilities can be tightly integrated with analytics to bring a simple solution that’s secure and…

The Mobile ID Revolution is Here

The Mobile ID Revolution is Here

ID confirmation used to be a tedious and occasionally fraught process. Physical documents had to be handed over, and in some cases, particularly skillful forgeries could lead to fraud. But the mobile revolution has changed all that. Virtually every smartphone comes equipped with its own camera, offering consumers a means of capturing and uploading images…

Alabamans Who Use Biometric App For Tax Filing Get Priority Processing

Alabamans Who Use Biometric App For Tax Filing Get Priority Processing

The Alabama Department of Revenue has become one of the first state agencies to move forward with a mobile ID program, thanks to a collaboration with IDEMIA. The project got underway in earnest last spring, when the companies launched a pilot program aimed at using facial recognition and document reading software to let citizens create…

Gemalto Predicts Rise of Mobile Passports, Acceleration of Smart Screening at Airports

Gemalto Predicts Rise of Mobile Passports, Acceleration of Smart Screening at Airports

Gemalto‘s ePassport technologies are now being used in more than 30 countries, the company has announced. While Gemalto’s most recent ePassport project was announced for East Timor in June, in a statement announcing the breadth of the ePassport solutions’ reach, Gemalto Government Business Unit ID Document Solutions SVP Youzec Kurp highlighted “landmark projects in Algeria,…

Secure Technology Alliance White Paper Covers the Mobile Authentication Revolution

Secure Technology Alliance White Paper Covers the Mobile Authentication Revolution

Fresh off its rebrand from the “Smart Card Alliance”, the Secure Technology Alliance has announced a new white paper tackling the mobile authentication. Aptly titled Mobile Identity Authentication, the report offers an overview of the mobile authentication revolution, noting that as consumers increasingly use their smartphones to access a range of services, their devices are…

Biometric Tech to See e-IDs Replaced by Mobile Virtual Credentials

Biometric Tech to See e-IDs Replaced by Mobile Virtual Credentials

Electronic passports will peak by 2022, only to be replaced by virtual credentials, according to a new report from Acuity Market Intelligence. That same trend applies to all smart, biometric credentials including national ID cards and driver licenses, the market research firm says. And by 2030, “today’s standard identity credentials will be obsolete,” Acuity said…

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