selfie authentication

HyreCar Uses Mitek Technology for New Carsharing App

HyreCar Uses Mitek Technology for New Carsharing App

The carsharing company HyreCar is launching a new mobile onboarding app for iOS and Android devices. The platform is built using Mitek identity verification technology and is designed to streamline the car rental and application process. “We’re committed to providing both trust and convenience with each digital transaction and are thrilled to be supporting HyreCar…

Onfido Delivering Fraud-Detection Training Course to INTERPOL

Onfido Delivering Fraud-Detection Training Course to INTERPOL

“Among the more specific topics to be addressed in the INTERPOL workshop will be the mechanical and digital printing techniques used to produce – and spoof – official identity documents, new security mechanisms, and 2D vs. 3D document checks.” Onfido is getting a high-profile opportunity to showcase its identification expertise. The company has announced that…

Jumio Announces New Sales Office in Brazil

Jumio Announces New Sales Office in Brazil

“The move is in keeping with Jumio’s recent push into Latin America…” Jumio is expanding its presence in Latin America with a new sales office in Brazil. The expansion effort will be led by newly appointed Regional Director Samer Atassi, who brings more than 25 years of strategic planning and international sales experience to the…

Jumio Grabs Three InfoSec Awards, Including Best Product in Biometrics

Jumio Grabs Three InfoSec Awards, Including Best Product in Biometrics

Jumio was one of the biggest winners at the 2019 InfoSec Awards. The company received prizes for Best Product in Biometrics and Best Product in Fraud Prevention, and was also recognized as the Market Leader in Compliance. The announcement bolsters Jumio’s impressive 2019 awards haul, which already includes two BIG Innovation and four Cybersecurity Excellence…

Ipsidy’s Proof App Combines Government IDs with Selfie Authentication

Ipsidy’s Proof App Combines Government IDs with Selfie Authentication

Ipsidy has a released a new biometric security app that combines government IDs with selfie authentication to make customer onboarding more convenient and more secure. Dubbed Proof, the app allows customers to use an Android or Apple camera to scan their government ID, and uses the digital signature to verify its authenticity. Proof then relies…

Xpressa Payment Solutions Deploys Ipsidy’s Verified Authentication Platform

Xpressa Payment Solutions Deploys Ipsidy’s Verified Authentication Platform

Ipsidy has deepened its existing partnership with South Africa’s Safetrade Africa and its Xpressa Payment Solutions division. Already an authorized Ipsidy reseller, Safetrade has now deployed Ipsidy’s Verified Portal Solution at its Xpressa call center to enable biometric authentication on customer support calls made from a smartphone. Verified is a selfie authentication platform that will…

2nd Address Boosts Trust With Onfido Identity Verification

2nd Address Boosts Trust With Onfido Identity Verification

“To register for the platform, users need only to upload a facial image and pictures of official ID. Onfido’s system can then use facial recognition technology to confirm that the images match, verifying the user’s identity.” Onfido has another new client in the sharing economy market: 2nd Address, a kind of Airbnb for business professionals,…

Jumio Recognized as One of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company

Jumio Recognized as One of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company

Jumio has garnered more recognition in the wake of its 2019 BIG Innovation Award. The company has announced that it has been ranked 29th overall – and 2nd in the Security category – on Fast Company’s 2019 list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies. The Fast Company list features companies spread across 35 different industries…

‘Jumio Authentication’ Leverages FaceTec’s Biometric Liveness Detection

‘Jumio Authentication’ Leverages FaceTec’s Biometric Liveness Detection

“With this technology now integrated into one of the most popular and successful mobile onboarding and authentication solution on the market, client organizations and end users will have access to a sophisticated authentication solution offering an unprecedented level of security.” Jumio has empowered its selfie-based authentication platform with the market’s only iBeta Level-1 and Level-2…

IDEMIA Enhances and Rebrands Alabama eID Solution

IDEMIA Enhances and Rebrands Alabama eID Solution

IDEMIA‘s eID app for the state of Alabama has undergone a rebranding, possibly signalling plans for its expansion to new markets. The Alabama eID app was first launched in a 2017 pilot project. A collaboration between IDEMIA and the Alabama Department of Revenue, the project sought to enable Alabamans to file their taxes through the…

Jumio Scores 2019 BIG Innovation Award

Jumio Scores 2019 BIG Innovation Award

Jumio has added another trophy to its mantle. The digital security company has received a 2019 BIG Innovation Award from the Business Intelligence Group, an accolade that follows the two Golden Bridge Awards and two Cyber Defense Awards that Jumio won in 2018.  “We are thrilled to be honoring Jumio,” said Maria Jimenez, the COO…

DERMALOG and IDnow Collaborate On AutoIdent Security Platform

DERMALOG and IDnow Collaborate On AutoIdent Security Platform

Two of Germany’s leading biometrics companies are teaming up to launch a secure identification platform for mobile devices. Created by DERMALOG and IDnow, AutoIdent is a mobile app that uses facial recognition technology to authenticate users. It offers all of the familiar benefits of biometric authentication, delivering a high level of security and fraud prevention…

Mitek Brings Selfie Authentication to BSI Platform

Mitek Brings Selfie Authentication to BSI Platform

Texas-based BioMetric Signature ID (BSI) is enhancing its gesture-based identity platform’s onboarding system with selfie-based authentication technology from San Diego-based Mitek. BSI’s BioProof-ID platform is designed to authenticate individuals using biometric gesture recognition technology, with the company aiming its solution primarily at ID verification and access control applications. But thus far the company has struggled to…

Noku TokenRaise to Leverage Yoti’s Digital ID

Noku TokenRaise to Leverage Yoti’s Digital ID

Noku TokenRaise is partnering with Yoti to give more people access to its blockchain technology. In a press release, the two companies announced that Noku TokenRaise customers will now be able to share verified information through Yoti’s secure digital identification app, which leverages facial recognition and document reading for authentication, making it even easier for…

Onfido Announces Paris Office as Part of France Expansion Effort

Onfido Announces Paris Office as Part of France Expansion Effort

Onfido has announced plans to open a new office in Paris as part of a larger growth effort in France. The news comes in the same week as Onfido’s announcement of a partnership with France-based identity solutions giant IDEMIA, with the latter seeking to enhance its portfolio of online authentication solutions with Onfido’s document verification…

IDEMIA, Onfido Join Forces On Selfie Authentication

IDEMIA, Onfido Join Forces On Selfie Authentication

“…Onfido’s incorporation of document reading and its 2D face scanning system’s wide-ranging compatibility could enable IDEMIA to better meet the financial services sector’s growing KYC and AML needs.” IDEMIA is enhancing its selfie-based authentication offerings through a new partnership with Onfido. The latter has established itself over the past several months as a leading provider…

Yoti Continues Commitment to Transparency

Yoti Continues Commitment to Transparency

In the world of mobile security, Yoti has long been one of the more outspoken voices calling for greater corporate transparency, regularly boasting that it places the interests of its community above all other considerations. That commitment is reflected in the company’s latest blog post, which details some of the compliance measures that Yoti follows…

FacePhi Saw Profit Jump of Over 151 Percent in 2018

FacePhi Saw Profit Jump of Over 151 Percent in 2018

“The figures we have achieved this year show a consolidation of our business position as a benchmark in the field of fintech and biometric technology” – Javier Mira, CEO, FacePhi FacePhi continues to deliver solid results in its latest year-end fiscal update. The company has enjoyed a rising profile in the financial services sector, particularly…

Onfido Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

Onfido Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments

“Thanks to the partnership, BitPay will now process Bitcoin payments made to Onfido, while Onfido’s selfie-based authentication technology will be leveraged by BitPay for Know Your Customer purposes.” Having helped to bring so many into the cryptocurrency market, Onfido can now accept payments in Bitcoin, thanks to a new partnership. The company has teamed up…

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