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Vivo Works With Megvii for Advanced Mobile 3D Facial Recognition Applications

Vivo Works With Megvii for Advanced Mobile 3D Facial Recognition Applications

Vivo is now working with a facial recognition specialist on 3D face and head modelling technology. The partnership was detailed at last week’s Mobile World Congress Shanghai event, where both companies showed off technology allowing attendees to have their heads scanned and then built into a physical 3D model they could hold in their hands.…

AUDIO INTERVIEW: IDEX CFO Henrik Knudtzon on Biometric Smart Cards at MWC

AUDIO INTERVIEW: IDEX CFO Henrik Knudtzon on Biometric Smart Cards at MWC

Biometric smart cards are a major topic at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The fingerprint secured credit card space heated up in 2017 and now, at the dawn of 2018 the industry is headed towards commercialization of the next generation card payment solution. That’s the focus of FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill’s conversation with…

Suprema Takes Aim at Next Gen Premium Smartphone Market with MWC Showcase

Suprema Takes Aim at Next Gen Premium Smartphone Market with MWC Showcase

Mobile World Congress is right around the corner, and Suprema will be there with exciting news biometric innovations. The Korean biomerics company announced that at next month’s’ Barcelona conference it will be showcasing new in-display fingerprint matching functionality on its BioSign 3.0 software as well as launching a new 3D facial recognition solution named LookSign.…

INTERVIEW: Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA

INTERVIEW: Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA

FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA. The interview begins with an overview of the new company structure after the 2017 merger of OT and Safran Identity & Security that resulted in IDEMIA’s creation, as well as an explanation of IDEMIA’s Augmented Identity core philosophy. The discussion then turns…

MePIN Will Showcase Upgraded Mobile Connect Smartphone App Authenticator at MWC

MePIN Will Showcase Upgraded Mobile Connect Smartphone App Authenticator at MWC

Finland-based MePIN/Meontrust Inc. is going to show off an upgraded version of its Mobile Connect Smartphone App Authenticator at next week’s Mobile World Congress, the company has announced. Available for iOS and Android, the app is designed to offer easy Mobile Connect integration, allowing MNOs to leverage MePIN’s mobile user enrollment and authentication capabilities with…

News Roundup: Mobile Biometrics in Barcelona

News Roundup: Mobile Biometrics in Barcelona

Last week marked Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where FindBiometrics and Mobile ID World brought you live coverage form the major mobile industry event. MWC is massive, and since last year when we first reported from the show, biometrics technology has taken Mobile World Congress by storm. Last week wasn’t only about Barcelona, however, and we…

MasterCard’s Selfie Based Authentication To Launch in Summer

MasterCard’s Selfie Based Authentication To Launch in Summer

MasterCard is getting ready to roll out ‘selfie’-based authentication, the company has announced. A new security system for the company’s mobile app will prompt users to use their mobile devices’ cameras to take short videos of themselves to confirm some payments; the system uses facial recognition to confirm their identities. Moreover, users are asked to blink…

MWC 2016: Visa Weighs in on Biometrics

MWC 2016: Visa Weighs in on Biometrics

-The following article was originally posted on Mobile ID World on February 23, 2016- Biometrics are huge at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and Visa has been carrying a lot of the hype. Today, the global payment network company announced that it has teamed up with Morpho (Safran) to explore ways in which…

New NEXT Sensor Module Features Embedded Processor

New NEXT Sensor Module Features Embedded Processor

NEXT Biometrics has announced a new fingerprint sensor module featuring an embedded processor, calling it the first of its kind. It’s called the NB-1411-S, and the company says it offers a wide range of potential applications in mass market products, from door locks to remote controls. Commenting on the new offering in a press release,…

Interview with Yves Portalier from Morpho (Safran)

-The following interview with Yves Portalier, Vice President & General Manager for the Telecom Business Unit at Morpho, was originally published on our sister site Mobile ID World on February 19, 2016– We are on the verge of Mobile World Congress (MWC) in 2016 in Barcelona, Spain, where Morpho (Safran) will be showing off a wide range of…

Fujitsu Announces Palm Vein Scanning Tablet

Fujitsu Announces Palm Vein Scanning Tablet

Fujitsu has announced its newest authentication device. Called Stylistic Q736, it’s a tablet featuring the company’s PalmSecure palm vein biometric technology. In addition to its vascular biometric reading capabilities, the 13.3″ tablet also features NFC technology allowing it to read smart cards, and uses encrypted drives and Intel’s TPM solution for secure data storage. And…

Gemalto, FPC, Precise Biometrics, STMicroelectronics Offer End-to-End Authentication Solution

Gemalto, FPC, Precise Biometrics, STMicroelectronics Offer End-to-End Authentication Solution

Gemalto, Fingerprint Cards (FPC), Precise Biometrics, and STMicroelectronics have teamed up to produce an end-to-end security architecture for fingerprint authentication. The companies are showcasing their solution at this year’s Mobile World Congress. It’s meant to offer OEMs a means of easily integrating fingerprint biometric authentication into their devices. The solution uses FPC’s low-power touch sensors;…

News Roundup: Getting Ready for MWC 2016

News Roundup: Getting Ready for MWC 2016

Last week at FindBiometrics we prepared for Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, which at the time of this publishing is just getting underway. Healthcare Month continued with a look at how biometrics are enabling remote care and the industry news was filled with fingerprints, facial recognition and industry cooperation. Here is a look back on…

Interview with Salil Prabhakar, CEO of Delta ID

-The following interview with Salil Prabhakar, CEO of Delta ID was originally published on our sister site Mobile ID World– Mobile ID World president Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Salil Prabhakar, CEO of Delta ID. The conversation begins with a short history of the iris biometrics company and their major contributions to the biometrics industry. The…

Morpho Brings Facial Biometrics to GSMA Mobile Connect

Morpho Brings Facial Biometrics to GSMA Mobile Connect

Morpho (Safran) has brought its selfie-based solution for mobile authentication to GSMA Mobile Connect. The latter is a digital identity solution that was launched in March of 2015, an effort that Morpho has supported from the beginning. While it has traditionally relied upon PINs for mobile user authentication, Morpho is now introducing a biometric authentication…

MWC 2016: Morpho To Enjoy Life in a Connected World

MWC 2016: Morpho To Enjoy Life in a Connected World

This year’s Mobile World Congress is right around the corner, and Morpho (Safran) will be on hand with a range of innovative offerings under the umbrella motto of “Enjoying life in a connected world.” In keeping with its strengthened focus on the mobile space, a number of its products to be showcased revolve around mobile tech. In…

FPC, TPK Announce Under-Glass Sensor Solution

FPC, TPK Announce Under-Glass Sensor Solution

Fingerprint Cards has successfully implemented its latest sensor under glass, the company has announced. The work was done in collaboration with lamination and cover glass specialist TPK using the FPC1268 fingerprint sensor. It’s the first of FPC’s sensors to be designed for under-glass deployments, allowing it to be integrated under the glass face of a…

INTERVIEW: Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory

INTERVIEW: Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory

FindBiometrics is on its way to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress 2016, and Sensory, Inc. will be exhibiting there. Peter O’Neill, president of FindBiometrics, recently had the opportunity to speak with Todd Mozer, CEO of Sensory in advance of this year’s MWC. The conversation is focused around the recently launched TrulySecure 2.0, that product’s special…

Goodix to Show Off Multimodal Fingerprint Scanning, Wearable Tech at MWC

Goodix to Show Off Multimodal Fingerprint Scanning, Wearable Tech at MWC

“Goodix CEO David Zhang hinted at the company’s interest in cardiac biometrics and pressure sensor technology toward the end of last year, and indeed he promised a strong showing for MWC 2016.” Goodix plans to show off its complete line of touchscreen and fingerprint solutions at next week’s Mobile World Congress, including some innovative new…

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