multimodal biometrics

Precise Biometrics Focused on Long-Term Growth in Q4/2018 Update

Precise Biometrics Focused on Long-Term Growth in Q4/2018 Update

“Precise Biometrics’ shift to multimodal biometrics, announced last autumn, has been dubbed “YOUNiQ” and will combine face, fingerprint, iris, and voice biometrics together with location data for user authentication…” Precise Biometrics is keeping focused on the future in its latest corporate update. Reporting its fiscal results for the fourth quarter of 2018, the biometric algorithm…

FacePhi Saw Profit Jump of Over 151 Percent in 2018

FacePhi Saw Profit Jump of Over 151 Percent in 2018

“The figures we have achieved this year show a consolidation of our business position as a benchmark in the field of fintech and biometric technology” – Javier Mira, CEO, FacePhi FacePhi continues to deliver solid results in its latest year-end fiscal update. The company has enjoyed a rising profile in the financial services sector, particularly…

INTERVIEW: Precise Biometrics CEO Stefan K. Persson Talks Multimodality, Smart Cards, and More

INTERVIEW: Precise Biometrics CEO Stefan K. Persson Talks Multimodality, Smart Cards, and More

Precise Biometrics has established itself as a world leader in supplying fingerprint algorithm software. The company has also proven adept at maneuvering to navigate the market changes that have ensued, from the dramatic rise of smartphone-based fingerprint sensors to that market’s saturation to the expansion to multimodal capabilities. Precise Biometrics also has a relatively new…

ID R&D Opens Silicon Valley Office

ID R&D Opens Silicon Valley Office

“With the vast and increasing numbers of companies looking to ID R&D for zero-effort, voice and multi-modal biometric authentication, combined with unique anti-spoofing protection, we needed to expand in size and location to continue the tremendous growth we experienced in 2018.” – Alexey Khitrov, CEO, ID R&D New York-based ID R&D has expanded into Silicon…

Year in Review: The Biggest Biometric Modalities of 2018

Year in Review: The Biggest Biometric Modalities of 2018

The results are in for the latest FindBiometrics Year in Review Survey, with at least some of them confirming the biggest trends observed over the course of 2018. And this can be seen clearly in the responses to Question Three of the survey in particular, which asked, “From your perspective, which biometric modality has been…

Apple Patent Envisions iPhone with Face ID and Touch ID

Apple Patent Envisions iPhone with Face ID and Touch ID

A newly-published Apple patent suggests that the company may not be finished with fingerprint scanning on the iPhone, with engineers considering how the Touch ID system could be used alongside facial recognition. While the patent is almost entirely focused on Apple’s new Face ID 3D facial recognition system, it also takes a moment to illustrate…

Neurotechnology Upgrades Flagship Multimodal Biometrics Platform

Neurotechnology Upgrades Flagship Multimodal Biometrics Platform

“In a statement announcing the upgrades, Neurotechnology said that its facial recognition technology is now five times more accurate at the low False Acceptance Rate setting…” Neurotechnology continues to drive into the new year in a high gear, announcing the latest iteration of its MegaMatcher biometrics platform. Arriving just half a year after the announcement…

Precise Biometrics Chairman Takes a Much Bigger Stake in Share Purchase

Precise Biometrics Chairman Takes a Much Bigger Stake in Share Purchase

“Hellström’s stock purchase also comes in the wake of CFO Ulrik Nilsson’s purchase of 200,000 shares last month.” Precise Biometrics has just received a loud vote of confidence from its Chairman of the Board, Torgny Hellström. The company has announced that Hellström has purchased 150,000 shares in Precise Biometrics. The move comes at a time of significant change…

Laxton to Unveil New Multimodal Biometric Devices at Trustech 2018

Laxton to Unveil New Multimodal Biometric Devices at Trustech 2018

“…Laxton placed a strong emphasis on the government applications of its solutions, including registration for biometric civil ID, voter registration, and applications in border control and law enforcement.” Laxton has announced a new lineup of multimodal biometric products, which it plans to unveil at next week’s Trustech 2018 event in Cannes. Devices in the new…

CFO Buys Shares in Precise Biometrics

CFO Buys Shares in Precise Biometrics

“…Nilsson’s share purchase has been announced immediately on the heels of the company’s Q3 update, the first to feature commentary from its new CEO.” Precise Biometrics‘ Chief Financial Officer, Ulrik Nilsson, has bought 200.000 shares in the company. In announcing the share purchase, Precise Biometrics offered no explanation or commentary, noting only that it “is information…

UK-based Cloud Solutions Firm Embraces GoVerifyID

UK-based Cloud Solutions Firm Embraces GoVerifyID

“The a24.io partnership marks an important entry into the UK market with a highly regarded organization with a global reach.” – Jim Miller, CEO & Chairman, ImageWare ImageWare has a new distribution partner: a24.io, a UK-based cloud computing solutions provider. The latter is now offering multimodal biometric authentication security from ImageWare to its clients, which…

SureID, Robbie.AI Announce Multimodal R&D Collaboration

SureID, Robbie.AI Announce Multimodal R&D Collaboration

“Their collaboration, they said, ‘could result in the United States’ first nationwide biometrics gathering system for broad consumer-focused initiatives.’” Facial recognition specialist Robbie.AI and fingerprint authentication solutions provider SureID have teamed up, with plans to put their heads together in joint research and development efforts. In a statement announcing the partnership, the companies explained that…

Sensory Launches Latest Version of TrulySecure with 3D Camera Support and Upgraded AI

Sensory Launches Latest Version of TrulySecure with 3D Camera Support and Upgraded AI

“Also worth noting is an improved system for processing biometric authentication data that splits the load between a given device’s applications processor and its GPU, which has significantly cut the processing time in the authentications process.” Sensory has launched the latest version of its TrulySecure authentication system that includes 3D camera support and an upgraded…

[Money20/20] Pinn CEO Will Summerlin On Why This Year Is ‘All About Growth’

[Money20/20] Pinn CEO Will Summerlin On Why This Year Is ‘All About Growth’

As the financial services industry has continued to shift away from password-based security and toward more sophisticated solutions like biometrics, Pinn has emerged over the past year as an important new solutions provider with its open API platform. Accordingly the company was in attendance at this year’s Money20/20 event in Las Vegas, where FindBiometrics President…

[Money20/20] Aware VP David Benini Talks Knomi, FIDO, and Aware’s Big UK Contract

[Money20/20] Aware VP David Benini Talks Knomi, FIDO, and Aware’s Big UK Contract

It was just about a year ago that Aware became one of the most notable biometrics specialists to offer a multimodal biometric authentication platform for mobile apps. Called Knomi, the SDK package immediately became one of Aware’s key flagship offerings, and it attained even more prestige this summer when it attained FIDO UAF 1.1 certification.…

[Money20/20] BioConnect CEO Rob Douglas On Why He’s Buying Everybody Lunch

[Money20/20] BioConnect CEO Rob Douglas On Why He’s Buying Everybody Lunch

BioConnect has had a very busy October. Only about a week ago, the company announced that it had upgraded BioConnect ID, a multimodal authentication platform for the enterprise that supports facial, fingerprint, eye, voice, and behavioral biometrics. Then the Toronto-based company’s executives flew down to Las Vegas for Money20/20, where they’ve announced a big new…

BioConnect Delivers Multimodal Security System for Major Canadian Bank

BioConnect Delivers Multimodal Security System for Major Canadian Bank

“We are very excited to be collaborating with both BMO and IBM Canada to leverage the latest available biometric technology into a simple, secure authentication solution for end-users.” – Jeff Crews, Chief Customer Officer, BioConnect One of Canada’s biggest banks is bringing biometric mobile authentication to its commercial and corporate clients thanks to BioConnect technology. Bank…

Fast-Growing South African Bank Signs Multi-Year Deal with Daon

Fast-Growing South African Bank Signs Multi-Year Deal with Daon

“[IdentityX] has proven highly popular in the financial services sector over the last few years…” Another financial institution has opted to take advantage of Daon‘s IdentityX mobile authentication platform. The company has announced that South Africa’s Capitec Bank has signed a multiyear agreement to collaborate with Daon over IdentityX. In a statement announcing the partnership, the…

New Security System Passively Verifies User Identities on WhatsApp, Other Messaging Apps

New Security System Passively Verifies User Identities on WhatsApp, Other Messaging Apps

“The system is compatible with major messaging platforms including WhatsApp, Skype, Slack, Telegram, and Signal…” ID R&D has unveiled a new passive authentication system for digital messaging services. Called SafeMessage, the AI-driven solution uses a number of mechanisms to verify a registered user, including behavioral biometrics and facial and voice recognition, all requiring only one…

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