Applications

Biometric technology can be used for a great number of applications. Chances are, if security is involved, biometrics can help make operations, transactions and everyday life both safer and more convenient. Here you will find a list of the many areas of deployment for biometrics and the companies that provide applicable identity solutions.

Access Control

Access Control Mobile ID technology can be applied to both physical and logical access control deployments, able to open doors and log into accounts with very little to no user friction. Because of its versatility – able to support a very wide range of biometric modalities and secondary factors—smartphones and other mobile devices (including wearables)…

Cloud Technology

Cloud Technology Mobile ID is constantly evolving along with smartphone, wearable and connected technology, and as such, end users and enterprises hoping to capitalize on next gen digital identity solutions are best served by solutions that can adapt to the every changing landscape. Cloud technology has emerged as one of the best solutions for large…

Commerce

Commerce Mobile commerce is among the most active area of Mobile ID technology. Authorizing point of sale (POS) or online payments by phone with biometrics is well on track to becoming commonplace, with major global payment networks focused on integrating Mobile ID with their financial initiatives. Major technology companies like Apple, Samsung and Google all…

Enterprise

Enterprise Mobility allows for a dramatic increase in workplace efficiency, but only if handled with caution. The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement—employees using their personal smartphones for working purposes—presents as many benefits to business as it does potential threats. Improperly secured and managed mobile devices can lead to the leaking of critical information or…

Healthcare

Healthcare When it comes to healthcare, Mobile ID presents an opportunity for a revolution. Vital biometric sensors are enabling telehealth and remote care technologies, allowing chronic hospital patients to receive round the clock monitoring from home—freeing up bed space and resources. Biometric authentication, meanwhile, is allowing for the use of electronic health records (EHR) and…

Identification

Identification While Mobile ID technology can be used for strong authentication, it can also be used in a more passive identification capacity. When your mobile device knows who you are, it can communicate with other connected technologies and be used for targeted marketing or big data applications.  

Internet of Things

Internet of Things The Internet of Things (IoT) is a growing network of connected machines and objects that can communicate with each other and the Internet to better automate, creating efficiency and synergy. As the machine-to-machine begins to spread into consumer and residential markets, end users are beginning to require methods of interfacing with the network.…

Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement Mobile ID has become a major boon to law enforcement agencies and officers. With the advent of major biometric databases, FBI certified handheld biometric technology and secure connections to facilitate the transfer of data, officers in the field can more efficiently protect the public. Being able to positively identify wanted persons encountered in…

Retail

Retail Applications –Click here to see the mobile ID retail applications directory– What is Mobile ID in Retail? Innovations in mobile ID have perhaps most famously affected the payments space, thanks to the advent of mobile wallets like Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay. But how a user makes a payment is only half…

Strong Online Authentication

Strong Online Authentication A major driving factor behind the biometrics boom has been the death of the conventional password. With the growing number of online accounts managed by the average user, proper password practices have become an unbearable burden, and therefore highly insecure. Biometrics and mobility offer respite from the futile effort of proper password…