multimodality

Precise Biometrics Aims for Cards-Driven Growth in Short Term, Multimodal Expansion in Long Term

Precise Biometrics Aims for Cards-Driven Growth in Short Term, Multimodal Expansion in Long Term

Precise Biometrics will focus on biometric payment cards, smartphone fingerprint scanning, and multi-modal digital identity for the foreseeable future, with its new YOUNiQ solution being key to the latter over 2019, suggests its newly-published Annual Report. A glossier, more in-depth publication than Precise Biometrics’ year-end results, which were published in February, the Annual Report offers…

Drug Trafficker Surgically Altered Fingerprints to Evade Police

Drug Trafficker Surgically Altered Fingerprints to Evade Police

A wanted drug trafficker surgically altered his fingerprints in a bid to evade capture, according to a new report from The Guardian. The man, who has not been publicly identified, was on the lam for 15 years before his recent apprehension by Spanish police. His time as a fugitive may have been aided by dramatic…

Year in Review: ‘Frictionless’ is the New F-word

Year in Review: ‘Frictionless’ is the New F-word

One of the clearest trends at last autumn’s Money20/20 event in Las Vegas was the emergence of a popular new buzzword: “Frictionless”. As one of the event’s participants quipped, friction is the new F-word, and while that may be especially true in the financial services sector, it’s a sentiment that is spreading rapidly across a…

Expert Panel Makes Clear Why Biometrics Are Leading the Revolution at Money20/20

Expert Panel Makes Clear Why Biometrics Are Leading the Revolution at Money20/20

If there’s one exciting trend in payments right now, it’s the rise of biometrics, and so it was no surprise to see “Digital Identity & Biometrics” emerge as one of the four central themes of the opening day of this year’s Money20/20 event in Las Vegas. And an expert panel comprising representatives of some of…

Independent Testing Finds DERMALOG Iris Tech Can Produce 25M Matches Per Second

Independent Testing Finds DERMALOG Iris Tech Can Produce 25M Matches Per Second

Another round of independent testing has confirmed the considerable speed of biometric matching technology DERMALOG, and demonstrates that the Hamburg-based company has improved its iris recognition algorithm. The testing comes by way of the German company’s compatriot, SGS-TÜV Saar, an industrial auditing and quality testing firm, which has found that DERMALOG’s iris recognition solution can match…

Financial Biometrics Month: Evolving Multimodality in Mobile Banking

Financial Biometrics Month: Evolving Multimodality in Mobile Banking

Today’s biometric banking arena is a multifaceted and complex space, especially when observed from the consumer touch-points. Branches, ATMs, call centers, online portals, and mobile apps all offer the biometric experience in terms of security and convenience, thanks to fingerprint, voice, vein pattern, iris, and behavioral recognition technologies. Indeed, as or the writing of this…

iPhone X’s Face ID Signals Innovation, But The Future Is Multimodal: FPC

iPhone X’s Face ID Signals Innovation, But The Future Is Multimodal: FPC

Apple’s introduction of Face ID on its new iPhone X smartphone is “another sign of the speed of innovation when it comes to biometrics,” but the future is multimodal, writes Fingerprint Cards CTO Pontus Jägemalm on his company’s inaugural blog post. Noting that the fingerprint biometrics specialist acquired iris recognition solutions provider Delta ID earlier this…

Year in Review 2016: When Will The Password Die?

Year in Review 2016: When Will The Password Die?

In December we polled 165 professionals in biometrics and identity related industries about various topics from the past year. It was part of the FindBiometrics Year in Review, the longest-running and best regarded industry retrospective of its kind. Now in its 14th consecutive year, the FindBiometrics Year in Review is your resource to start 2017…