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USAA App a Premiere Success Story of the Mobile Biometrics Revolution

USAA App a Premiere Success Story of the Mobile Biometrics Revolution

Almost half of USAA’s mobile users are taking advantage of biometric authentication to log in on their phones, reports San Antonio Business Journal. The technology comes by way of Daon and its IdentityX platform, offering users the choice to authenticate via fingerprint scan, or facial or voice recognition. USAA, a bank focused on serving the…

USAA’s Nuance-Developed AI Assistant Gets a Bigger Role

USAA’s Nuance-Developed AI Assistant Gets a Bigger Role

“…an AI virtual assistant is now available to chat with customers through the USAA website.” USAA, a financial services organization catering to current and former members of the US armed forces, has announced some sophisticated new technology that should help to make life a little easier for its customers. One such offering is a new…

USAA’s Biometric Banking App Gets Accessibility Upgrade

USAA’s Biometric Banking App Gets Accessibility Upgrade

USAA has upgraded its mobile app with another technologically innovative feature that should be an impactful aid to visually impaired customers. Called ‘voice-guided deposit’, the system offers verbal cues to help a user properly position a cheque for mobile capture and deposit—cues like “Move right,” or “Lift device.” Given USAA’s position as a credit union…

USAA Among First to Adopt Microsoft Edge Web Biometrics

USAA Among First to Adopt Microsoft Edge Web Biometrics

Microsoft Edge, the new browser that comes with the Windows 10 operating system, is further extending the reach of its Windows Hello biometric security platform. And USAA, the military-focused financial services organization, will be among the first to take advantage of it. The Edge upgrade was announced at Microsoft’s annual Build conference among a slew…

Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: 4 Ways Biometrics Are Making it To End Users

Mobile Biometrics Month 2016: 4 Ways Biometrics Are Making it To End Users

Mobile biometrics are making it into the hands of end users everywhere and in more ways than one. While Touch ID is often credited for bringing biometrics to consumers, a combination of password fatigue, demand for security, and exciting use cases has helped next gen mobile authentication reach a critical mass. Here are four ways…

Financial Biometrics Month: The Benefits of Biometric Banking

Financial Biometrics Month: The Benefits of Biometric Banking

The Concept Biometrics exploded onto the consumer financial market in a big way with payment tech – in 2014 Apple Pay and fingerprint sensor authenticated PayPal transactions saw to that – but when it comes to everyday users scanning their body and handling money, buying things is only, at best, half of the story. Biometric…

Money20/20: Settling The Spoofing Score

Money20/20: Settling The Spoofing Score

During yesterday’s FindBiometrics hosted panel at Money20/20, Biometric Identity & Its Applications in Financial Services & Payments, the conversation turned inevitably to the problem of spoofing on consumer biometric devices, namely, the iPhone. When the time came for the audience to ask their questions of the identity and finance experts on stage, immediately an attendee…

Biometrics Are Everywhere At Money20/20: The FindBiometrics Panel

Biometrics Are Everywhere At Money20/20: The FindBiometrics Panel

Yesterday in Las Vegas, Money20/20 was well underway and biometrics was the talk of the conference. As previously announced by FindBiometrics, we weren’t only in attendance but helping lead the way yet again to a massive crowd of industry professionals with our expert panel on biometrics at the intersection of commerce. Hosted by FindBiometrics president…

A Million Users Have Signed Up for USAA App’s Biometrics

A Million Users Have Signed Up for USAA App’s Biometrics

A million users have signed up for USAA’s biometric login system for its mobile app. The financial services provider integrated Daon’s biometric IdentityX Platform into the app at the start of this year. The Identity X system allows USAA customers to log in to their mobile apps via facial recognition, voice recognition, or fingerprint scanning,…

Mobile Identity Month: The Primer

Mobile Identity Month: The Primer

Mobility and biometrics are at a mutual point of transformation thanks to a perfect alignment of factors. To celebrate the resulting boom in biometrics, FindBiometrics is pleased to announce that October is Mobile Identity Month. Throughout the next four weeks we will be taking a featured look at how biometrics and mobility are converging, the…

Daon: Consumers Want Biometrics Now

Daon: Consumers Want Biometrics Now

Yesterday at the Global Identity Summit (GIS) in Tampa Florida, experts took to the stage to speak on the topic of identity in the financial sector. What emerged from the discussion was further confirmation that convenience is a major driving factor in the adoption of strong authentication technologies in finance, and that the consumer demand…

FIDO Welcomes ING and USAA to Board

FIDO Welcomes ING and USAA to Board

Two major new financial institutions have joined the ranks of the FIDO Alliance board of directors. Netherlands-based ING and American credit union USAA now join other prominent financial concerns like PayPal, MasterCard, and Visa on the 25-member board. ING operates in more than 40 countries and is the top ‘diversified financials’ company on the DOW, and…

INTERVIEW: Conor White, President – Americas, Daon

INTERVIEW: Conor White, President – Americas, Daon

Interview with Conor White, Americas Group President, Daon FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Conor White, Americas Group President for Daon. The conversation begins with the company’s successful deployment of biometric security on the USAA mobile banking app, moves on to the company’s recent credit union industry awards, and finishes with an update on…

USAA Takes Advantage of New Android Tech

USAA Takes Advantage of New Android Tech

Financial services organization USAA has announced that its members will be some of the first in the US to use Google’s new Android Pay mPayment platform. Members who are VISA and MasterCard cardholders are going to be able to register their cards for use with Android Pay later this summer. As with the company’s introduction…

Daon Highlights Success of Biometrics in USAA Mobile App

Daon Highlights Success of Biometrics in USAA Mobile App

Identity and authentication solutions provider Daon is highlighting the success of its client USAA. In a case study, the company is looking at how its IdentityX mobile biometric authentication system has helped the military-focused financial services organization to achieve its goals in providing users with mobile access that employs high-tech security. The multimodal system uses…

Voice Month: 5 Unique Applications of Voice Biometrics

Voice Month: 5 Unique Applications of Voice Biometrics

It’s week three of Voice Month here at FindBiometrics in which we are exploring the world of hands free authentication through our featured articles and upcoming webinar. If you’ve read our previous featured articles on voice biometrics, you will have likely come to the conclusion that the modality of the month is nothing if not…

New USAA App Uses Facial Recognition, NFC Technology

New USAA App Uses Facial Recognition, NFC Technology

United Services Automobile Association (USAA), a financial services company focusing on customers in the military, has released a new mobile app with some impressively advanced functions and features. The app includes both biometric user authentication and NFC payment functionality. The app’s biometric logon system is based on face recognition. To set it up, the user needs…