selfie

Experian Maintains Biometric Focus with Acuant Partnership

Experian Maintains Biometric Focus with Acuant Partnership

Experian is bringing yet more biometric capabilities to its CrossCore anti-fraud platform, thanks to a new partnership with Acuant. The latter is bringing to the table its AssureID solution, which combines document reading with facial recognition in order to match end users against their government-issued IDs. In a statement announcing the partnership, the companies suggested…

Panasonic Brings Face-Based Entry to Belgian Soccer Stadium

Panasonic Brings Face-Based Entry to Belgian Soccer Stadium

Fans of the Belgian soccer club RWD Molenbeek will soon be able to access their home stadium via biometric recognition. The service comes by way of Zetes, and thanks to facial recognition technology from Panasonic. For RWD Molenbeek fans, this means that when season tickets are ordered online, they’ll be asked to upload a selfie.…

Innovatrics Jumps Into Selfie-Enrollment Market

Innovatrics Jumps Into Selfie-Enrollment Market

With excitement growing over selfie-based enrollment solutions, Innovatrics has jumped into the ring. The company has announced a new solution called the Digital Onboarding Toolkit, or DOT. The biometric enrollment system requires three simple steps. First, an end user takes a picture of a piece of official ID, such as a driver’s license. Next, they…

SelfID Brings Facial Recognition To Easy Solutions’ Mobile Authentication Offerings

SelfID Brings Facial Recognition To Easy Solutions’ Mobile Authentication Offerings

Easy Solutions has brought facial recognition to its DetectID authentication system with the launch of SelfID. As the name implies, the mobile biometric authentication solution uses the front-facing camera of a mobile device to capture a user’s biometrics when they take a selfie. Ricardo Villadiego, CEO of  Easy Solutions emphasized the importance of biometrics in…

Facebook Reportedly Prompting Suspicious Users For Selfies

Facebook Reportedly Prompting Suspicious Users For Selfies

“While Facebook’s use of facial recognition has previously landed the company in legal trouble over privacy issues, such technology is increasingly becoming mainstream, especially in the world of consumer tech…” Facebook appears to be expanding its use of facial recognition-based security, with multiple reports of users being prompted to submit a selfie photo for identity…

FacePhi Partners With Red Link in Argentina

FacePhi Partners With Red Link in Argentina

The deal comes after FacePhi rebranded its flagship solution from its previous moniker, ‘Selphi,’ to its new name, ‘ME.’ A new contract will see FacePhi technology used for digital onboarding of Red Link customers in Argentina. Red Link is an operator of ATM networks in the country, and evidently has extensive business ties: According to…

FacePhi Enters Partnership With ICBC

FacePhi Enters Partnership With ICBC

“The agreement should further raise FacePhi’s profile in the financial services sector in which it specializes…” FacePhi has a new client, and it may be its biggest yet: The Spain-based mobile biometrics specialist has announced a new partnership with ICBC. As Valencia Plaza reports, ICBC is the biggest bank in the world by asset volume;…

FacePhi Gets FIDO UAF Certification For Selphi

FacePhi Gets FIDO UAF Certification For Selphi

FacePhi has attained FIDO UAF certification for its Selphi platform. The platform is based on facial recognition, and allows end users to authenticate by taking a selfie using a smartphone. It has seen numerous deployments over the past year, with a strong focus on serving the financial services sector. Now, the FIDO Universal Authentication Framework certification…

Aadhaar-Based System Lets New Aircel Subscribers Register Via Selfie

Aadhaar-Based System Lets New Aircel Subscribers Register Via Selfie

Safran Identity & Security has brought biometric self-registration to new customers of Indian mobile network operator Aircel. The solution combines Safran’s GSMA Mobile Connect authentication platform with Aadhaar, India’s national biometric ID program. Aadhaar’s citizen IDs include iris, fingerprint, and face data, with the GSMA Mobile Connect solution taking advantage of the latter to let new…

INTERVIEW: Javier Mira, CEO & Co-founder, FacePhi

INTERVIEW: Javier Mira, CEO & Co-founder, FacePhi

Peter O’Neill, president of FindBiometrics had a chance to speak with Javier Mira, CEO and co-founder of FacePhi. The conversation starts with a review of what an excellent year 2016 has been for FacePhi, goes on to cover the challenges of deploying biometrics in the financial arena, and discusses the importance of industry events like Money20/20.…

The Rise of Selfie Finance

The Rise of Selfie Finance

While the first big wave of personal biometric finance was the fingerprint biometrics enabled mobile wallet, the world of commerce, especially mobile commerce, has diversified in terms of modality and application. One of the biometric modalities that has gained a great deal of traction in mobile finance is facial recognition, but from the way it…

TIVI System Uses Selfies for Online Voting

TIVI System Uses Selfies for Online Voting

Smartmatic has unveiled a new online voting system based on biometric authentication. Called TIVI, the system essentially verifies voters via selfie, allowing them to cast their ballots online from the comfort of their own homes. A voter needs only to upload an image of her face to the system prior to voting, and then facial…

Uber Drivers To Use Mobile Face Recognition For Verification

Uber Drivers To Use Mobile Face Recognition For Verification

Uber is launching a biometric identification system for its drivers in the US, but it’s not the one that regulators have been asking for. The ride-hailing company has been in a protracted conflict with state and municipal authorities across the US who have attempted to introduce biometric background checks for Uber and similar services. In…

HSBC Intensifies Biometrics Embrace with Selfie System

HSBC Intensifies Biometrics Embrace with Selfie System

HSBC is intensifying its embrace of biometric authentication with a new mobile system that will let business customers open new accounts via selfie. In addition to requiring an image of the user’s face, the system also asks the user to take a picture of a relevant photo identification document. Once it has both images, it…

Selfie System Lets New Zipcar Users Sign Up Via Mobile

Selfie System Lets New Zipcar Users Sign Up Via Mobile

Zipcar is embracing mobile biometrics to enroll new members in its car-sharing service. Through what it calls “selfie software”, the company is automating its member registration via facial recognition. The new system allows a prospective member to register for the service entirely through Zipcar’s mobile app. In order to confirm the driver’s license, the app…

Mobile Biometrics Can Improve KYC Self-Registration: Safran

Mobile Biometrics Can Improve KYC Self-Registration: Safran

Safran Identity and Security is urging companies to embrace mobile and biometric innovations for Know Your Customer and self-registration applications. A new post on the company’s website points out that while organizations such as banks are already very familiar with KYC and self-registration options for customers, they now have an opportunity to make such systems…

Mexico’s Banco Inbursa Embraces Selphie Solution

Mexico’s Banco Inbursa Embraces Selphie Solution

FacePhi has just signed its latest major client. The company has announced that Mexico’s Banco Inbursa will implement its Selphie solution on a mobile app as well as a web-based platform. The facial recognition solution is designed for ease of use and aimed specifically at the financial services industry. As the name suggests, it authenticates users…

Safran Demos Selfie-Based Mobile Connect Solution in Video

Safran Demos Selfie-Based Mobile Connect Solution in Video

This week’s Mobile Connect Summit is about to get underway, and Safran Identity & Security is gearing up to promote its selfie-based solution. In anticipation of the event, the company has posted a short video from this February’s Mobile World Congress, where the company was able to demonstrate its solution to attendees in person. The…

Pages
  • 1
  • 2