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INTERVIEW: Kevin Alan Tussy, CEO, FaceTec

INTERVIEW: Kevin Alan Tussy, CEO, FaceTec

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Kevin Alan Tussy, CEO, FaceTec. ZoOm, FaceTec’s software-based facial recognition solution, stands out for its combination of identity matching and robust liveness detection. The following interview details how ZoOm’s liveness feature works, how the solution fits into the current mobile biometrics landscape, the innovative B2B, Free2C business…

News Roundup: Connected Future, Connected ID

News Roundup: Connected Future, Connected ID

Last week at Mobile ID World, innovation and security in the Internet of Things was a key topic, as connected cars, IoT encryption, and wearable tech made headlines. Meanwhile, we reported stories about fingerprint biometrics, facial recognition, and more as we prepared for the upcoming mobile biometrics expert webinar hosted by our sister site FindBiometrics.…

Fingerprint Cards Aims To Become Multimodal Biometrics Leader

Fingerprint Cards Aims To Become Multimodal Biometrics Leader

Earlier this month we were in Barcelona for Mobile World Congress 2017 where biometrics technology once again received great deal of attention. One of the big identity trends of this year’s show was fingerprint sensor innovation—under-glass deployments, in-keyboard integrations, even the unveiling of the world’s first in-display fingerprint sensor. Among the excitement around this modality…

News Roundup: The Mobile Wallets Are Spreading

News Roundup: The Mobile Wallets Are Spreading

Last week at Mobile ID World mobile wallets dominated the industry news with new regional deployments and the high profile launch of Aadhaar Pay in India. Internet of Things eSIM solutions had a strong presence too, while we learned more about upcoming biometric smartphone launches and reported on the new world record in speech recognition…

GALLERY – Mobile ID World at MWC 2017: Identity is Integral to Connectivity

GALLERY – Mobile ID World at MWC 2017: Identity is Integral to Connectivity

Mobile World Congress 2017 is officially over and the GSMA is celebrating record-breaking attendance numbers. MWC 2017 boasted 108,000 visitors this week in Barcelona, up 7 percent from 2016. The conference served up 11 keynote sessions over its four days, playing host to over 2,300 exhibitors, and Mobile ID World was there in-person, covering the…

Glomo Awards Reflect Importance of Mobile Tech Across Range of Sectors

Glomo Awards Reflect Importance of Mobile Tech Across Range of Sectors

This year’s Mobile World Congress is coming to a close today, and the GSMA is sending its congratulations to the various winners of the 2017 Glomo Awards, which were presented throughout the four-day event. The range of award-winning mobile products and services highlighted the variety seen in MWC itself. The growing importance of digital security was…

Mobile ID World at MWC, Day 2: The Exhibition Gallery

Mobile ID World at MWC, Day 2: The Exhibition Gallery

Day two of Mobile World Congress is now behind us and it was once again a day of big mobile biometrics news and authentication headlines. Fingerprint sensor innovation hogged the spotlight, with FPC specifically announcing a significant number of smartphone integrations—one of which counts as a world-first—and also unveiling its new FPC SenseTouch feature. Mobile…

MWC 2017 Audio Interview: David Pollington, Head of Applications & Services, GSMA

MWC 2017 Audio Interview: David Pollington, Head of Applications & Services, GSMA

Mobile ID World is in Barcelona this week for Mobile World Congress 2017. Tuesday morning at the conference’s Innovation City exhibit, Mobile ID World and FindBiometrics president Peter O’Neill caught up with David Pollington, the GSMA’s head of Applications & Services. The conversation starts on the topic of how authentication technology fits into the 5G…

Mobile ID World at MWC, Day 1: 5G Visions and Fingerprint Sensor Innovation

Mobile ID World at MWC, Day 1: 5G Visions and Fingerprint Sensor Innovation

We are at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona this week, where biometrics and mobile authentication are bigger than ever before and the world’s top minds in mobility are championing the 5G future. Taking the keynote stage Monday morning to present the opening remarks of the conference, GSMA Director General Mats Granryd outlined his organization’s vision…

News Roundup: Heading To Barcelona For Biometrics

News Roundup: Heading To Barcelona For Biometrics

Last week we, along with the mobile ID industry, prepared for this week’s Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. As usual, we will be bringing you live coverage from the event, but in the meantime prepare yourself for this week’s festivities by taking a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity:…

News Roundup: Innovation in Connected Car FinTech

News Roundup: Innovation in Connected Car FinTech

Last week at Mobile ID World we saw innovation in IoT and connected car fintech, while plans continued to be made for this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC), and behavioral biometrics rounded out the headlines. Here’s a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity: Innovation in Connected Car FinTech Last week…

News Roundup: Wearable Innovation in a Connected World

News Roundup: Wearable Innovation in a Connected World

Last week at Mobile ID World we reported on the latest member to join the FIDO Alliance while details emerged concerning the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and wearable innovation, biometric software, and mobile payment news filled out the headlines. Here is a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity:…

New Roundup: mPayments in India

New Roundup: mPayments in India

Last week at Mobile ID World we reported on a major iris biometrics acquisition with implications in the world of fingerprint sensors, while mPayments made up the bulk of the industry news, and new information surfaced concerning what to expect from the upcoming Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona. Take a look back on the big…

News Roundup: Facebook Embraces Two-Factor

News Roundup: Facebook Embraces Two-Factor

Last week at Mobile ID World we saw new reports on the future of the mobile biometrics industry, as rumors continued to build around the authentication capabilities of the upcoming Samsung and Apple handsets, and Facebook embraced FIDO-compliant two-factor security. Here are the top stories in mobile digital identity from the week that was: Mobile…

News Roundup: ID in the Connected World

News Roundup: ID in the Connected World

Last week at Mobile ID World, Samsung and Apple each had us speculating about the future of mobile biometrics, while palm vein scanning tablets, smart home-centric robots, and multimodal enterprise ID software rounded out the headlines. Here’s a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity: Apple and ID A new report…

News Roundup: Biometric Mobility

News Roundup: Biometric Mobility

Last week at Mobile ID World we reported the latest news regarding biometric smartphones and tablets, encouraging headlines concerning standards and specifications, and big developments in connected living and IoT. Here is a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity: Biometric Mobility Last week we reported on five smartphone integrations for…

News Roundup: Connected Cars, Wearable Tech, CES 2017

News Roundup: Connected Cars, Wearable Tech, CES 2017

Last week at Mobile ID World we reported on digital identity news straight out of CES 2017 in Las Vegas while headlines regarding second factor authentication, wearable tech, fingerprint sensors, and healthcare kicked off the new year. Here’s a look back on the top digital identity stories from the week that was: Wearable Tech New…

INTERVIEW: Javier Mira, CEO, FacePhi

INTERVIEW: Javier Mira, CEO, FacePhi

Peter O’Neill, president of Mobile ID World 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…

News Roundup: Multimodality and Internet of Things ID

News Roundup: Multimodality and Internet of Things ID

Last week at Mobile ID World fingerprints made big headlines while multimodality and Internet of Things ID rounded out the headlines. Take a look back on last week’s’ top stories on mobile digital identity: The End of the Year The end of 2016 is fast approaching and our sister site FindBiometrics, in association with SIA,…

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