mobile identification

FacePhi Announces APAC Subsidiary With HQ in South Korea

FacePhi Announces APAC Subsidiary With HQ in South Korea

“FacePhi has become one of the authentication industry’s great success stories over the last few years, thanks in large part to its selfie-based authentication solution…” Spain-based biometric authentication specialist FacePhi is looking to dramatically extend its presence in the APAC market, announcing a new subsidiary headquartered in South Korea. The aptly-named FacePhi APAC already has…

Samsung Enhances Fingerprint Biometrics on Galaxy A70

Samsung Enhances Fingerprint Biometrics on Galaxy A70

“It’s the second recent effort on Samsung’s part to improve fingerprint scanning after a product’s launch…” Samsung is once again enhancing the biometric capabilities of one of its smartphones through a software update. The update has been rolling out to Indian users of the Samsung Galaxy A70, one of Samsung’s first mid-range devices to benefit…

FIDO Alliance Continues to Gain Traction in 2019 with Major New Certifications

FIDO Alliance Continues to Gain Traction in 2019 with Major New Certifications

The FIDO Alliance has continued to gain traction in 2019, and is increasingly becoming the security standard that tech manufacturers are expected to meet before competing in the modern marketplace. At least, that’s the takeaway from the list of companies that achieved some form of FIDO certification in the first quarter of the year. The…

FPC Fingerprint Sensors Power Google Pixel 3a’s Biometrics

FPC Fingerprint Sensors Power Google Pixel 3a’s Biometrics

Google has launched the latest devices in its Pixel line of smartphones, and they once again feature fingerprint sensors from Fingerprint Cards. Launching just seven months after the Pixel 3, the new Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are very similar devices, with one key difference: They’re priced at $399 and $479, respectively, compared to…

Jumio and Monzo Renew Award-Winning Partnership

Jumio and Monzo Renew Award-Winning Partnership

“As Monzo continues to grow, we know that Jumio will scale with our business, helping Monzo create the best-possible experience for our banking customers while fighting financial crime,. – Natasha Vernier, Head of Financial Crime, Monzo Jumio has renewed its award-winning partnership with Monzo. The two parties first teamed up back in 2017, with Jumio…

Several New Smartphones Launch with FPC Fingerprint Sensors

Several New Smartphones Launch with FPC Fingerprint Sensors

Fingerprint Cards has placed fingerprint sensors in a slew of new smartphones from leading mobile manufacturers. The new phones include the Kyocera Duraforce Pro2, which features the FPC1145, and the Redmi 7, which boasts the FPC1511. The FPC1511 has also been integrated into a trio of smartphones from Huawei, including the Huawei Y7 2019, the…

OneSpan Protects United Bulgarian Bank with Biometrics

OneSpan Protects United Bulgarian Bank with Biometrics

OneSpan has found a new client for its mobile security services. The company has announced that the United Bulgarian Bank is now using both Cronto and its Mobile Security Suite to safeguard its six-month-old mobile banking app. “We want to improve and expand the use of our digital channels, especially mobile,” said Iliyana Voynova, the…

FacePhi’s Full Year 2018 Update Reflects Biometric Banking Successes

FacePhi’s Full Year 2018 Update Reflects Biometric Banking Successes

“The company gained strong market traction in recent years with its flagship selfie-based mobile authentication solution, and last year dramatically expanded its offerings…” FacePhi closed out its 2018 fiscal year with a turnover of €4.48 million, a 66 percent increase, the company has announced. EBITDA, meanwhile, came in at €1,279,804, compared to €855,929 in 2017,…

Suprema Fingerprint Sensor Appears in Two New AMREL Tablets

Suprema Fingerprint Sensor Appears in Two New AMREL Tablets

AMREL has deployed Suprema ID’s BM-Slim2 fingerprint sensor in a pair of rugged biometric tablets. The company has announced that Suprema’s ultra-slim FAP20 scanner is now an integral component of the BIOPTIX 10.1-inch Windows and BioSense 8-inch Android models. The BM-Slim2 is compliant with FBI PIV standards, and offers extremely reliable fingerprint authentication on a…

IDEMIA Announces New FAP 30 Fingerprint Biometrics Scanner for Police Use in the Field

IDEMIA Announces New FAP 30 Fingerprint Biometrics Scanner for Police Use in the Field

“The device can operate wirelessly, with support for 4G/LTE connectivity, and it can operate despite dust, dirt, and strong sunlight.” IDEMIA has launched a new mobile fingerprint identification solution that could prove to be an invaluable aid for law enforcement authorities. Called RapID X1, the handheld device boasts of an FBI PIV FAP 30 certified…

ISC West 2019: Ipsidy Teams with RemoteLock On Selfie-Based Biometric Access Control

ISC West 2019: Ipsidy Teams with RemoteLock On Selfie-Based Biometric Access Control

“Security resellers and integrators can offer the combined solution that provides the security, control and certainty for physical access management, that is cost effective for their clients and easy to deploy and use.” – Philip Beck, CEO, Ipsidy Ipsidy is joining forces with access control specialist RemoteLock to bring selfie-based biometric authentication to the latter’s…

Galaxy A80 Smartphone Continues In-Display Fingerprint Biometrics Trend

Galaxy A80 Smartphone Continues In-Display Fingerprint Biometrics Trend

Samsung has brought in-display fingerprint scanning to another of its mid-range smartphones: The Samsung Galaxy A80. It isn’t the device’s flagship feature. Rather, the A80’s focus is on a pop-up camera system that can rotate to face outward or toward the user for selfies. It’s a handy way of delivering sophisticated imaging front and back,…

BioFlex S Transforms Samsung Smartphones into Rugged Biometric Devices

BioFlex S Transforms Samsung Smartphones into Rugged Biometric Devices

AMREL has launched a new smartphone module that can turn an ordinary Samsung smartphone into a rugged biometric device. Dubbed the BioFlex S, the new solution combines a rugged AMREL case with the BioMini Slim 2 fingerprint scanner from Suprema ID, and is designed primarily for use in law enforcement. “We have created a versatile,…

Apple Watch’s ECG Biometrics Come to Hong Kong and Europe

Apple Watch’s ECG Biometrics Come to Hong Kong and Europe

“While the ECG capability is itself a significant technological advancement, it’s possible that the underlying technology could eventually be leveraged for biometric authentication, since each individual’s cardiac data is unique.” The Apple Watch’s electrocardiogram capability is now being rolled out in Europe and Hong Kong through a new software update. First unveiled along with Apple’s…

LG G8 ThinQ Introduces Hand ID Vein Biometrics

LG G8 ThinQ Introduces Hand ID Vein Biometrics

While the original announcement of LG’s next flagship smartphone made waves with its focus on 3D facial recognition, the LG G8 ThinQ has another innovative biometric system up its sleeve. Or maybe just beneath it: its new ‘Hand ID’ system is designed to scan the veins in users’ hands for authentication. The unusual approach makes…

Goodix Supplies In-Display Biometrics for Huawei P30 Smartphones

Goodix Supplies In-Display Biometrics for Huawei P30 Smartphones

Huawei has a new flagship phone, and Goodix‘s fingerprints are all over it. The new Huawei P30, and the larger P30 Pro, is the latest high-profile smartphone to feature an in-display fingerprint sensor. And China-based Goodix is once again the supplier of Huawei’s biometric technology, further cementing its leading position in a mobile market that…

Apple Card Purchases Authenticated with Touch ID or Face ID Biometrics

Apple Card Purchases Authenticated with Touch ID or Face ID Biometrics

“A titanium physical card will also be available for shopping in stores, but the card won’t feature a card number, CVV, signature, or even an expiry date – all of that information will need to be accessed from the iPhone.” The rumors were true: Among its other announcements this week, Apple has unveiled a new…

FaceTec Biometrics Guard Yoti ID Solution Against Spoofing

FaceTec Biometrics Guard Yoti ID Solution Against Spoofing

Seeking to enhance the biometrics of its digital identity platform, Yoti has teamed up with 3D facial recognition specialist FaceTec. The companies have announced that the latter’s FaceTec ZoOm 3D Authentication solution is now part of the Yoti portfolio. A New Kind of ID At just about a year and a half after its launch,…

Two New Huawei Phones Feature FPC Sensors

Two New Huawei Phones Feature FPC Sensors

Fingerprint Cards has announced two new smartphone integrations of its fingerprint sensors, both in devices from Huawei. In a statement, Fingerprints suggested that the new Huawei Y9 is using an FPC1028 fingerprint sensor model. Reflecting another, increasingly popular trend in mobile biometrics, the smartphone also supports facial recognition, making it a multi-modal device. Meanwhile, the…

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