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US Bank Enables Masterpass Support

US Bank Enables Masterpass Support

“The companies also emphasized the platform’s tokenization-based security.” US Bank has announced its support for Masterpass, Mastercard’s all-channel digital payments platform. That means US Bank cardholders who have Android devices can now use their smartphones to make purchases at a range of stores and other businesses, and to pay for purchases in apps and on…

News Roundup: Artificial Intelligence and Authentication Specifications

News Roundup: Artificial Intelligence and Authentication Specifications

Last week at Mobile ID World payments, artificial intelligence, and authentication specifications made the biggest headlines, while IoT, facial recognition, and behavioral biometrics rounded out the industry news. Here is a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity: Fingerprints NEXT Biometrics announced a new semiconductor client last week, in addition to…

News Roundup: Warring AI, Wearable Payments

News Roundup: Warring AI, Wearable Payments

Last week at Mobile ID World we reported on warring AI, the pain of passwords, biometric smartphones, and strong online authentication. Here is a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity: Warring AI Rumor has it that Apple is going to unveil its long awaited AI powered smart home hub at…

VeridiumID Update Introduces Security Protocol Enabling Biometric Authentication for Mobile Applications

VeridiumID Update Introduces Security Protocol Enabling Biometric Authentication for Mobile Applications

Veridium is on hand at this week’s Connect:ID expo to showcase software updates to its VeridiumID, VeridiumAD, and 4 Fingers TouchlessID solutions. The VeridiumID update introduces a new security protocol enabling biometric authentication for mobile applications. It also brings transaction signing and behavioral biometrics capabilities into play, and allows biometric matching to be performed on…

News Roundup: Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Behavioral Biometrics

News Roundup: Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Behavioral Biometrics

Last week at Mobile ID World mobile access and identity solutions took the spotlight as headlines involving virtual reality, artificial intelligence, behavioral biometrics and more filled out the industry news. Here is a look back on all of last week’s top stories in mobile and digital identity: Mobile Access in the Spotlight Mobile identity solutions…

INTERVIEW: Rob Haslam, HID Global’s VP and Managing Director of Government ID Solutions

INTERVIEW: Rob Haslam, HID Global’s VP and Managing Director of Government ID Solutions

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Rob Haslam, VP and Managing Director, Government ID Solutions, HID Global. The result was an in-depth conversation about HID Global goID, the company’s mobile ID solution. Haslam and O’Neill speak on a wide range of topics, from the nuanced functionality of the goID solution, to the role of…

News Roundup: Fingerprint Scanning Payment Cards

News Roundup: Fingerprint Scanning Payment Cards

Last week at Mobile ID World fingerprint scanning payment cards made the biggest headlines while mobile wallets, iris recognition, and biometric smartphones made up the bulk of the industry news. Take a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity: Biometric Payment Cards Last week we reported on two biometric payment cards…

News Roundup: The MasterPrint Hypothesis

News Roundup: The MasterPrint Hypothesis

Last week at Mobile ID World fingerprints dominated the news with new biometric sensor integrations on smartphones, an exciting new patent, and corroboration of the disruptive ‘MasterPrint’ hypothesis. Mobile payments made the news too, along with connected cars, and access control solutions. Here is a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity:…

News Roundup: FIDO Certification, Connected Innovation

News Roundup: FIDO Certification, Connected Innovation

Last week at Mobile ID World FIDO Certification and fingerprint biometrics made up the bulk of the industry news as we reported on IoT innovation and the global spread of Samsung Pay. Read about all that and more of last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity: FIDO The FIDO Alliance’s list of officially certified…

News Roundup: Samsung’s New Multimodal Smartphone

News Roundup: Samsung’s New Multimodal Smartphone

Last week Samsung finally launched its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8, making good on long-standing rumors that the device would feature multimodal biometric technology. Connected cars made headlines too, while fingerprint biometrics made up the bulk of the news, and FinTech rounded out our industry coverage along with contactless biometrics. Here is a look back…

News Roundup: The Evolution of Mobile Identity

News Roundup: The Evolution of Mobile Identity

Last week at Mobile ID World, face biometrics took center stage as we continued to count down the days to the upcoming live webinar event, From Revolution to Evolution: The New Mobile Biometrics Landscape. Mobile wallets made their share of headlines too, while our industry coverage was rounded out by IoT, two-factor, and fingerprint news.…

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 model…

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…

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