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Millennials Are Lax On Passwords, But That’s Where Biometrics Come In: Study

Millennials Are Lax On Passwords, But That’s Where Biometrics Come In: Study

“…75 percent of millennials said they are comfortable using biometrics now, compared to the general average of 67 percent, and 58 percent for those over the age of 55.” Consumers are more concerned than ever about digital security, and millennials are leading the charge to replace the password with biometrics, suggest the results of a…

Consumers Want Biometric Smartphones, and Love Fingerprint Scanning: FPC Study

Consumers Want Biometric Smartphones, and Love Fingerprint Scanning: FPC Study

Fingerprint scanning is the top biometric modality on mobile devices around the world, suggest new findings from a Fingerprint Cards-commissioned study. The study was carried out by Kantar TNS in two phases. One looked at qualitative research, entailing two-hour focus group sessions with 48 consumers across London, Shanghai, and Delhi. The other was a quantitative…

Study Shows Theme Park Attendees Want Biometric Authentication

Study Shows Theme Park Attendees Want Biometric Authentication

A majority of theme park attendees want biometric authentication systems to help smooth out the verification process at their favorite destinations, says Omnico. The theme park software provider is basing its conclusion on surveys 3,470 consumers across five countries – China, Japan, Malaysia, the UK, and the US – who have visited theme parks at…

Mastercard Study Shows Consumer Interest in Biometric mPayments Security

Mastercard Study Shows Consumer Interest in Biometric mPayments Security

“According to the report, 43 percent of the consumers analyzed in the study “expressed interest in biometrics and other forms of authentication” to improve digital payments security, and 51 percent of those conversations were driven by advancements in facial and fingerprint recognition.” Together with PRIME Research and Synthesio, Mastercard has been listening in on some…

Can Biometric Security Options Accelerate mPayment Adoption?

Can Biometric Security Options Accelerate mPayment Adoption?

Mobile payment adoption could be accelerated if businesses were willing to guarantee against mPayment fraud, according to a new study. Conducted by Oxford Economics and Charney Research on behalf of Ingenico ePayments and NTT DATA, the study will lead to a full report scheduled for publication in January, but for now NTT DATA has issued…

EyeVerify Accuracy Demonstrated by Studies

EyeVerify Accuracy Demonstrated by Studies

Three independent studies have demonstrated the accuracy of EyeVerify‘s eye vein scanning technology. Two of the studies looked at EyeVerify’s Eyeprint ID’s False Reject Rate (FRR) at different False Accept Rates (FAR). One, conducted by the University of Missouri, found that the system’s FRR at a FAR of 1/1,000 was only 0.4 percent on the…

Study: Sensor Size Affects Fingerprint Biometrics Accuracy

Study: Sensor Size Affects Fingerprint Biometrics Accuracy

A new study from the University Carlos III of Madrid has found that the accuracy of fingerprint sensors is significantly tied to their size. The study looked at three major sensors and collected 80,000 fingerprints. It essentially found that fingerprint sensors need to be a certain, minimum size to be accurate. Considering a false acceptance rate…