MWC Shanghai

Samsung’s Iris Scanning Handset Wins ‘Best Smartphone’ at Asia Mobile Awards

Samsung’s Iris Scanning Handset Wins ‘Best Smartphone’ at Asia Mobile Awards

“While [the Galaxy Note7] had been intended to pioneer mobile iris scanning, the Galaxy S8 has seen that goal through, with Samsung aiming to make iris-based authentication an increasingly important component of its device-based payments ecosystem.” The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have together won in the Best Smartphone category of this year’s 2017 Asia…

Three Trends From MWC Shanghai

Three Trends From MWC Shanghai

We’re back from Mobile World Congress Shanghai, where FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill moderated two sessions of keynotes and panels. The three day event market the largest mobile industry conference in Asia, and like the original Mobile World Congress, held annually in Barcelona, MWC Shanghai provided a snapshot into the dominant trends in mobility today. Here…

News Roundup: Identity in Shanghai

News Roundup: Identity in Shanghai

Last week at FindBiometrics we were in Shanghai for the most recent Mobile World Congress event held by the GSMA. Border Control & National ID Month came to a close in our featured articles section and the industry news was filled with face, fingerprint, and iris biometrics. Here’s a look back on the top identity…

MWC Shanghai: Sensory’s AppLock Reveals Users’ Biometrics Habits

MWC Shanghai: Sensory’s AppLock Reveals Users’ Biometrics Habits

Day two of MWC Shanghai brought with it the Cyber Security session moderated by Peter O’Neill, president of FindBiometrics. Dealing with topics of best practices, network infrastructure, 5G, and of course biometrics, the session brought together security industry leaders from around the world. Among the presenters was Todd Mozer, CEO of biometric software company Sensory,…

Watch: Identity & Personalisation Keynotes From MWC Shanghai

Watch: Identity & Personalisation Keynotes From MWC Shanghai

Yesterday at MWC Shanghai, FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill took the stage to moderate the Identity & Personalisation keynote session. After providing a brief overview of how biometrics and identity management technologies are evolving along with the advance of mobility and connectivity, O’Neill welcomed KDDI President Takashi Tanaka to the stage, whose presentation was then followed…

MWC Shanghai: NTT Docomo ‘Five to Ten Years Ahead of Peers’ says CEO

MWC Shanghai: NTT Docomo ‘Five to Ten Years Ahead of Peers’ says CEO

Major Japanese MNO NTT Docomo can serve as an example to its peers, its CEO says. Not quite so bombastic in his actual choice of words, Kazuhiro Yoshizawa, speaking at this week’s Mobile World Congress in Shanghai, said his company’s revenues are “trending five to ten years ahead of our global peers,” concluding that “our…

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill To Moderate Two Sessions At MWC Shanghai

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill To Moderate Two Sessions At MWC Shanghai

Next Wednesday marks the start of  Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which will run through Friday July 1, bringing together 70,000 attendees, 1,000 exhibitors, and 8,000 companies for Asia’s biggest mobile industry event. FindBiometrics will be there, not only in attendance, but moderating two identity and security focused sessions. FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill is serving as…

Alipay Exec: Death of Password in mPayment Imminent

Alipay Exec: Death of Password in mPayment Imminent

Alipay has added its voice to the morbid chatter about the future of the password. At the GSMA Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Shanghai, Alipay Vice President Jason Lu predicted that in three years the password will be dead, at least when it comes to mobile payments. Lu predicted that biometric authentication would effectively replace…