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16% of U.S. Households Share Streaming Video Passwords: Parks Associates

16% of U.S. Households Share Streaming Video Passwords: Parks Associates

These days, many of us are more than happy to share the Netflix password with the entire family. A new report from Parks Associates has found that 16 percent of U.S. broadband households share account passwords for online video services like Amazon Prime and Hulu. “Innovations in Authentication and Personalization Technologies” goes on to suggest…

Mobile Biometric Payments On the Ascent in Latest Goode Forecast

Mobile Biometric Payments On the Ascent in Latest Goode Forecast

“This trend is part of the larger mobile biometrics boom, with Goode Intelligence forecasting in its report that mobile biometric payments will amount to $1.67 trillion per annum by the end of the forecast period.” Mobile payments are going to keep climbing as the mobile biometrics boom continues to unfold in the world of financial…

Facial Biometrics May Be Reaching a Tipping Point in the Hospitality Market: Reports

Facial Biometrics May Be Reaching a Tipping Point in the Hospitality Market: Reports

Hospitality tech solutions provider Oracle Hospitality has announced the findings of new market studies pointing to both opportunities and pitfalls in using biometric technologies in the industry. The reports, Oracle Hotel 2025 and Oracle Restaurant 2025, are based on surveys of 150 hotel operators, 250 restaurant operators, and 702 consumers conducted in February of this…

BioCatch Heralds Rise of Behavioral Biometrics

BioCatch Heralds Rise of Behavioral Biometrics

“The excitement was also reflected in FindBiometrics’ 2016 Year in Review, in which survey respondents ranked behavioral biometrics, tied with iris scanning, as the third most exciting biometric modality…” BioCatch is celebrating the rise of behavioral biometrics as a key security solution. In a new blog post, the company notes that a new report from…

Acuity Predicts Mainstreaming of Iris, Behavioral Biometrics for 2017

Acuity Predicts Mainstreaming of Iris, Behavioral Biometrics for 2017

Acuity Market Intelligence has announced its “Ten Top Trends for Biometrics and Digital Identity” for 2017. Many of the trends are already underway. Mobile biometrics will continue to go mainstream, enterprise executives will continue to respond to the impacts of the IoT, and more startups and small companies are going to be acquired by bigger…

Biometrics in Banking to Reach $11 Billion by 2020: Goode Intelligence

Biometrics in Banking to Reach $11 Billion by 2020: Goode Intelligence

Goode Intelligence has outlined five key trends driving the adoption of biometric technology in the financial services sector. Basing the assessment on three reports comprising its Biometrics for Financial Services series, the market research firm predicts that the market will reach a value of $11 billion by the year 2020.   One of the major…

Major Trends Paint Rosy Picture of Behavioral Biometrics

Major Trends Paint Rosy Picture of Behavioral Biometrics

Tech market research firm Technavio has issued a new report on emerging trends in the global behavioral biometric market. The firm identifies four main trends suggesting market growth to come, predicting a CAGR of about 17 percent between 2016 and 2020. The first main trend is the growing prominence of multimodal solutions, which of course…

Smartphones Leading Capacitive Fingerprint Sensor Market Growth

Smartphones Leading Capacitive Fingerprint Sensor Market Growth

The capacitive fingerprint sensor market is growing rapidly, according to a new report from System Plus Consulting. And smartphone integrations are leading the way. Citing data from fingerprint sensor maker IDEX, the report asserts that between 2014 and 2017, the market will see 360 percent growth in mobile integrations. This is in large part thanks…

China to See Samsung Pay Launch in Early 2016

China to See Samsung Pay Launch in Early 2016

Samsung is preparing to launch its mPayment service in China, according to new reports. While no official announcement has been made, word is spreading that Samsung Pay is expected to see its China debut in Q1 of 2016. It isn’t yet clear how that is going to work, given that China’s domestic market features tough…

Iris Recognition Market Rises as Costs Fall: Report

Iris Recognition Market Rises as Costs Fall: Report

The iris biometrics market is in for some steady growth over the next few years as it continues to overcome obstacles related to cost. Such is the outlook presented by Frost & Sullivan in a new report entitled “5-year Opportunity Analysis of the Global Iris Recognition Market”. The growth consultancy says that last year the…

Report Raises Concerns About Integrity of Some Biometrics

Report Raises Concerns About Integrity of Some Biometrics

ABI Research is raising some concerns about the security of biometric technologies. In the synopsis of a new report entitled Biometric Data Security, the market research firm argues that “biometric vendors are just starting to pay more attention to the complexities of biometric data and implement new security protocols in this US$26 billion industry.” ABI says…