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K(NO)W Identity Conference: Biometrics and The Need For Liveness Detection

K(NO)W Identity Conference: Biometrics and The Need For Liveness Detection

The inaugural K(NO)W Identity Conference took place last week in Washington, DC, and as one would expect from an event aimed at shaping the future of identity, biometrics played a major role. Biometric authentication was taken for granted in many of the conversations that occurred at K(NO)W, often with fingerprint authentication on a smartphone mentioned as a run-of-the-mill…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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:…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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.…

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GUEST POST: Examining IoT Security and Encryption

GUEST POST: Examining IoT Security and Encryption

The following is a guest article written by Haider Iqbal, Segment Marketing for the IoT and On-Demand Connectivity at Gemalto IoT Security lT69mH+xRxVTAAV… …mSa7N7htOHGOpxAVe No, this article did not get hacked; and the heading above is exactly what I meant it to be – encrypted! What you see is a half encrypted title. It’s quite likely…

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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…

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News roundup: Biometrics and Connectivity at MWC

News roundup: Biometrics and Connectivity at MWC

Last week Mobile ID World was in Barcelona for Mobile World Congress 2017, reporting on digital identity and biometrics form the ground floor of the year’s biggest mobility industry conference and exhibition. Major 5G, IoT, and  fingerprint biometrics news came out of MWC along with ID-ready mobile devices, as we brought you our usual brand…

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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…

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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…

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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:…

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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…

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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:…

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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…

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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…

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