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Nations Trust Bank Uses Daon’s Biometric Tech In Two New Apps

Nations Trust Bank Uses Daon’s Biometric Tech In Two New Apps

“…both apps get the same sophisticated capabilities through Daon’s IdentityX platform, allowing users to log in via facial, fingerprint, or voice recognition.” Daon‘s flagship biometric authentication platform is being used in another bank’s mobile banking app, this time in Sri Lanka: Nations Trust Bank has announced that the technology is being used for user authentication…

INTERVIEW: Daniel Asraf, SVP Biometrics Business Line, Gemalto

INTERVIEW: Daniel Asraf, SVP Biometrics Business Line, Gemalto

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently interviewed Daniel Asraf, Senior Vice President Biometrics Business Line, Gemalto. The conversation begins with talk of how Gemalto’s 2017 acquisition of 3M’s identity business has affected the company, before going on to detail the vertical markets it’s pursuing. O’Neill and Asraf then discuss the rise of multimodality and Gemalto’s biometric product lineup,…

Samsung SDS Nexsign to be Available Through CA Mobile API Gateway

Samsung SDS Nexsign to be Available Through CA Mobile API Gateway

Samsung SDS America has teamed up with CA Technologies to upgrade its Nexsign biometric authentication platform with the latter’s API management solutions. That makes Samsung SDS Nexsign the first biometric authentication system to be available through CA Mobile API Gateway, a solution offering enterprises a central management platform for the administration of mobile API policies.…

Kony Announces One-Stop-Shop for Digital Banking Solutions

Kony Announces One-Stop-Shop for Digital Banking Solutions

Kony, a developer of apps for the enterprise, has announced a new curated selection of digital banking solutions aimed at helping clients get the services and capabilities they need more quickly. Called the Kony Digital Banking Marketplace, the platform offers solutions from a range of partner companies. Jumio’s Optical Character Recognition technology is featured, for…

Gemalto Upgrades Cogent Automated Biometric Identification System

Gemalto Upgrades Cogent Automated Biometric Identification System

Gemalto has upgraded CABIS, the Cogent Automated Biometric Identification System, bringing it to version seven, the company has announced. First developed by 3M Cogent, CABIS is offered to law enforcement and other government agencies to enable identity searches based on biometric information. In a statement announcing it latest upgrade, Gemalto asserted that it now offers…

INTERVIEW: George Avetisov, CEO, HYPR at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

HYPR has had a big year in 2017. On the heels of a funding round that brought in $3 million in venture capital toward the end of 2016, HYPR launched its biometric security platform for e-commerce in January, and proceeded to get the server component of its platform FIDO certified just a few months later.…

INTERVIEW: Conor White, President, Americas, Daon at Money20/20 2017 [AUDIO]

FindBiometrics is in Las Vegas this week at Money 20/20, where biometrics are everywhere – from interviews with Steve Wozniak to expert FinTech panels. On Monday, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill had a chance to speak with Conor White, President, Americas, Daon. Daon is a familiar face at Money20/20’s global events, but this year the company came to…

INTERVIEW: George Avetisov, CEO, HYPR

INTERVIEW: George Avetisov, CEO, HYPR

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently interviewed George Avetisov, CEO, HYPR Corp. The conversation begins with a brief history of the company and an overview of its decentralized security technology before delving into the vertical markets HYPR is finding success in. The discussion then touches on the company’s recent acknowledgement as one of Gartner’s “Cool Vendors”,…

IDEMIA to Upgrade Colombian Identity Program

IDEMIA to Upgrade Colombian Identity Program

The Colombian government has contracted IDEMIA to upgrade its civil identity program, the latter has announced. It’s a continuation of a longstanding relationship. In a statement announcing the new contract with the National Civil Registry of Colombia (Registraduría Nacional del Estado Civil de Colombia, or RNEC), IDEMIA asserted that it “has worked with the RNEC…

BioConnect to Promote Biometric Security at Major Industry Events

BioConnect to Promote Biometric Security at Major Industry Events

Multimodal biometrics specialist BioConnect has been evangelizing about the benefits of biometric security to protect against fiascos like the Equifax breach, and its top executives are taking their message on the road as they attend multiple industry events in North America. The Toronto-based company is kicking things off at Sibos 2017 in its hometown, where…

HYPR Brings In $8M in Series A Funding Round

HYPR Brings In $8M in Series A Funding Round

HYPR has raised $8 million in a Series A funding round led by RRE Ventures. The recently-concluded funding round also saw contributions from previous investors Boldstart Ventures, Mesh Ventures, and RTP Ventures, and brings HYPR’s total in VC investment to $12.8 million. In the wake of large-scale data breaches like the recent Equifax fiasco, HYPR…

Vein, Iris, and Facial Recognition Seeing Strong Adoption Across Industries: Report

Vein, Iris, and Facial Recognition Seeing Strong Adoption Across Industries: Report

While fingerprint recognition has tended to see strong growth and revenues in the past, new biometric modalities like vein, iris, and facial recognition are seeing “strong adoption across industries,” according to Frost & Sullivan TechVision Senior Industry Analyst Swapnadeep Nayak. That’s one of the key findings in Frost & Sullivan’s new report, “Cybersecurity Innovations in…

Fujitsu Launches Cloud-Based Biometric Authentication Service

Fujitsu Launches Cloud-Based Biometric Authentication Service

Fujitsu has announced a new cloud-based biometric authentication service for enterprise clients. It’s called BIOaaS, for Biometrics-as-a-Service. BIOaaS operates out of Fujitsu’s recently opened Intelligent Security Operations Center in Dallas, and runs on K5, Fujitsu’s cloud computing program, though it’s also available via Amazon Web Services. It supports multiple biometric modalities beyond the palm vein…

Kony Embraces Daon’s IdentityX Platform

Kony Embraces Daon’s IdentityX Platform

“Daon’s IdentityX technology has proven popular as numerous companies — particularly in the financial services sector – have sought to easily integrate biometric authentication into their digital platforms and services.” Daon has found a new client partner for its IdentityX multifactor authentication platform. The company has announced a deal with Kony, an enterprise-focused app development…

Dell Continues to Push Windows Hello Biometric Authentication with New Devices

Dell Continues to Push Windows Hello Biometric Authentication with New Devices

“…a number of companies and products have embraced Windows Hello, and the technology continues to grow more sophisticated, with a new Microsoft keyboard featuring a fingerprint sensor embedded within one of its keys.” Dell continues to champion Windows-powered biometric authentication with new laptop devices supporting Windows Hello login. One of the newly announced devices, the…

Credence ID Wins Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 Global New Product Innovation Award

Credence ID Wins Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 Global New Product Innovation Award

Credence ID has won Frost & Sullivan’s 2017 Global New Product Innovation Award. The award was given in recognition of the CredenceTAB, a tablet device first announced by Credence ID last year. The tablet features a built-in FBI PIV FAP 30 fingerprint sensor, a smart card reader, an MRZ reader, and eDocument reading capabilities. In…

Fujitsu, ImageWare Announce Partnership Expansion

Fujitsu, ImageWare Announce Partnership Expansion

Fujitsu and ImageWare are expanding their partnership, the companies have announced. The news comes soon after Fujitsu became a reseller of ImageWare’s biometric security products and services, integrating its facial and voice recognition technologies into its Fujitsu Cloud Service K5 solution. But the companies had worked together before, having initially entered into a partnership several…

Money20/20 Europe: The Future of Payments is Biometric

Money20/20 Europe: The Future of Payments is Biometric

Like last year’s inaugural event, this year’s Money20/20 Europe conference and exhibition featured a wide range of exciting FinTech. Also like last year’s event, biometric technology proved to be extremely prominent. As commerce increasingly goes digital, biometric authentication has proven to be an effective and even necessary security measure, helping to ensure that customers are…

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