multi-modal biometrics

Samsung Galaxy S10 Hits the Market, Sporting In-Display Fingerprint Biometrics

Samsung Galaxy S10 Hits the Market, Sporting In-Display Fingerprint Biometrics

Samsung’s new flagship smartphone has hit the market, and is poised to further spread two of the biggest trends in mobile biometrics. One of them is in-display fingerprint scanning. This is a first for Samsung: With the Galaxy S10, users can scan their fingerprint for authentication directly on the display, eliminating the need for a…

This Week’s Most-Read Biometrics News

This Week’s Most-Read Biometrics News

Taking stock of FindBiometrics’ most popular articles this week, there’s no clear through line. And maybe that’s the point: In early 2019, biometric technologies have spread across a diverse array of applications spanning a range of industries. And there’s considerable variety in the biometric technologies themselves, with a number of modalities now in the middle…

Nokia 9 PureView Features Multimodal Biometrics

Nokia 9 PureView Features Multimodal Biometrics

The in-display fingerprint sensor trend continues to spread in the mobile market, with the latest Nokia smartphone from HMD Global featuring the technology. The same goes for the facial recognition trend launched by Apple and its Face ID system, with the Nokia 9 PureView sporting both modalities for user authentication. To be clear, in promoting…

Unisys Unveils New Biometric Identity Management Platform

Unisys Unveils New Biometric Identity Management Platform

Unisys is expanding its security offerings with the launch of Stealth(identity), a new biometric identity management software platform geared towards enterprise clients. Stealth(identity) will allow companies to automate the biometric enrollment process for large numbers of users, thereby reducing overhead costs while improving the overall customer experience.  The platform offers support for fingerprint, face, voice,…

G+D to Launch Convego Mobile Authentication System Leveraging Nexsign

G+D to Launch Convego Mobile Authentication System Leveraging Nexsign

Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security (or “G+D”) is planning to launch a new mobile authentication system in Europe and North America, the company has announced. The Convego Mobile Authentication system is the product of a collaboration with Samsung SDS, leveraging its Nexsign platform to offer a multi-modal biometric authentication solution that supports behavioral, facial, fingerprint, and voice…

Taking a Close Look at a FIDO2 Pioneer

Taking a Close Look at a FIDO2 Pioneer

The FIDO Alliance’s FIDO2 authentication standard created quite a stir when it was announced this spring, not least because it promised to bring biometric authentication to the world’s most popular web browsers. Now, that kind of functionality is actually starting to take shape, and the first crop of authenticator solutions have received official certification from…

ID R&D Joins Microsoft IoT & AI Insider Labs Program

ID R&D Joins Microsoft IoT & AI Insider Labs Program

“[ID R&D’s] participation in the program will allow it to launch a cloud service through which other developers will be able to take advantage of its solutions.” ID R&D has been accepted into Microsoft’s IoT & AI Insider Labs program, the company has announced. IoT & AI Insider Labs is essentially aimed at accelerating the development…

Daon Named Leader in Javelin’s Inaugural Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards

Daon Named Leader in Javelin’s Inaugural Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards

“Daon has been named a Leader – the highest ranking, ahead of Contenders, Followers, and Laggards – in the category of Functional…” Daon has been named a Leader in Javelin’s 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards. This is the inaugural year for the awards, based on what Javelin calls its “Mobile Biometrics Platform Scorecard”. According to…

Precise Biometrics Plans Office Closure in Sweden, Opening in Shanghai

Precise Biometrics Plans Office Closure in Sweden, Opening in Shanghai

“In order to achieve our objective to remain a leading provider of biometric solutions, we have identified the need to strengthen our local presence in the Asian market, where we see a growing demand.” – Stefan K. Persson, CEO, Precise Biometrics Precise Biometrics is planning some major changes to its corporate structure, announcing its intention to…

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…

Precise Biometrics to Move Beyond Fingerprints in Strategic Shift

Precise Biometrics to Move Beyond Fingerprints in Strategic Shift

“Biometric systems with fingerprints, face, voice, behaviour and iris enables a digital identity that makes it more convenient and secure in the daily life.” Stefan K. Persson, CEO, Precise Biometrics Precise Biometrics is moving beyond fingerprint recognition, announcing that it has embraced a new business strategy focused on multi-modal biometric authentication solutions. In a statement…