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Can FIDO Become The Bluetooth of Authentication?

Can FIDO Become The Bluetooth of Authentication?

– The following article was first published on our sister site FindBiometrics on September 22, 2016 – The Global Identity Summit is taking place in Tampa, Florida, this week and it started with a fresh tone. Brett McDowell, executive director of the FIDO Alliance, took to the keynote stage to represent the private sector in…

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News Roundup: Automotive ID and Wearable Tech

News Roundup: Automotive ID and Wearable Tech

Last week at Mobile ID World the FIDO Alliance made the news with newly announced milestones and partnerships. We saw big announcements in automotive ID too, while headlines came out of the Global Identity Summit in Tampa. We saw the usual mobile biometrics integrations, a big Samsung Pay upgrade, and more news concerning the biometric bra.…

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News Roundup: A Big Smartphone Launch, A Bigger Acquisition

News Roundup: A Big Smartphone Launch, A Bigger Acquisition

Last week at Mobile ID World we reported on major acquisitions news in the world of biometrics-powered FinTech while behavioral biometrics, Internet of things, and smartphone integrations filled out the bulk of the industry news. Here is a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile identity management: – Learn How Mobility Is Changing…

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News Roundup: Mobile ID and the New iPhones

News Roundup: Mobile ID and the New iPhones

Last week at Mobile ID World we reported on the new Apple product launches, which included new iPhones and a new smartwatch, while mobile payments, Internet of Things, and fingerprint sensor integrations made up the bulk of the industry news. Here’s a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile identity management: – Learn…

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Apple Announces iPhone 7, Apple Watch Series 2

Apple Announces iPhone 7, Apple Watch Series 2

Today marked Apple’s annual September launch event, and the Cupertino company used the highly anticipated platform to launched three major products. A new iPhone, a new Apple Watch, and wireless earbuds all made appearances as Apple went out of its way to showcase its partnerships with Nintendo and Nike. New Phone, New Watch, New ‘Phones…

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News Roundup: Eye-Based Biometrics and Mobile FinTech

News Roundup: Eye-Based Biometrics and Mobile FinTech

Last week at Mobile ID World we saw out the month of August with more big headlines from Samsung, additional industry news concerning iris biometrics, and the usual reports of fingerprint sensor smartphone integrations. FIDO specifications had us talking two-factor authentication too, and a mass of FinTech stories filled out our weekly coverage. Here’s a…

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Mobile ID News Roundup: A New Entrant To The Mobile Wallet Wars

Mobile ID News Roundup: A New Entrant To The Mobile Wallet Wars

Last week at Mobile ID World we saw the introduction of a new player in the ongoing mobile wallet wars while wearable biometrics, sensor integrations, and second factor authentication rounded out the industry news headlines. Here’s a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity: Sensor Integrations Fingerprint Cards (FPC) made the…

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News Roundup: Internet of Things and Voice Command For Cars

News Roundup: Internet of Things and Voice Command For Cars

Last week at Mobile ID World the industry news was dominated by Internet of Things and wearable device headlines, while Australian banks continued to fight Apple Pay, and Samsung’s iris scanning smartphone kept up interest in eye-based biometrics. Here are the top stories in mobile identity management from last week: Payment Platforms Alipay is now…

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News Roundup: The Decline of SMS Two-Factor

News Roundup: The Decline of SMS Two-Factor

Last week at Mobile ID World, two-factor authentication made the news as minds contemplated the decline of SMS-bolstered security and what that means for the industry. Meanwhile, iris scanning continued to make headlines in the wake of Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 launch, and we saw exciting happenings in wearable payments. Here’s a look back on last…

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News Roundup: The Samsung Galaxy Note7’s Iris Biometrics

News Roundup: The Samsung Galaxy Note7’s Iris Biometrics

Last week at Mobile ID World mobile iris recognition hogged the spotlight with the launch announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note7. Meanwhile, the industry news was filled with fingerprint sensors, user interface tech, Windows 10 Anniversary Update news, and much more. Introducing The Galaxy Note7 Last Tuesday, Samsung launched the Galaxy Note7 handset—its first consumer-facing…

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News Roundup: Samsung’s Multimodal Week

News Roundup: Samsung’s Multimodal Week

Last week at Mobile ID World we reported on new biometrics news from Samsung, two major Apple Pay launches, the next generation of voice and speech recognition and much more. Here is a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity. Samsung’s Multimodal Week While the iris scanning feature rumored to ship…

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News Roundup: Top Trends in Mobile Identity and Connectivity

News Roundup: Top Trends in Mobile Identity and Connectivity

Last week at Mobile ID World we saw fingerprints continue to proliferate the mobile device market via a steady stream of sensor integrations while mobile payments, strong authentication standards, and 5G connectivity rounded out the headlines. Here’s a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity. Smartphone Biometrics Fingerprint Cards (FPC) announced…

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News Roundup: Connectivity, Wearables, FinTech

News Roundup: Connectivity, Wearables, FinTech

Last week at Mobile ID World we wrapped up our Mobile World Congress (MWC) Shanghai coverage with a focus on connectivity while second factor authentication, fingerprints, and wearables made headlines in the industry news. The future of authentication was a subject too, tanks to an interview with Nok Nok Labs CEO Phillip Dunkelberger. Here’s a…

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News Roundup: Identity and IoT at MWC Shanghai

News Roundup: Identity and IoT at MWC Shanghai

Last week at Mobile ID World we were reporting from Mobile World Congress Shanghai, the largest mobility event in Asia. MWC had us talking 5G, IoT, and biometric identity management while headlines from the world of fingerprint smartphones and financial applications rounded out the news. Here is a look back on the biggest headlines from…

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News Roundup: Introducing the Microsoft Wallet

News Roundup: Introducing the Microsoft Wallet

Last week at Mobile ID World, national ID and border control made the news while we reported on biometric SIM tech, a fingerprint sensor launch, second factor authentication, and the new Microsoft Wallet. Here’s a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile identity management: Mobile World Congress This week Mobile ID World President…

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News Roundup: FIDO Certifies 200 Solutions

News Roundup: FIDO Certifies 200 Solutions

Last week at Mobile ID World Samsung made strides in the mobile wallet race, Apple had us talking voice and face recognition, and The FIDO Alliance marked a new certification milestone. Here is a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity. Samsung Samsung Pay had two huge launches last week—in Australia…

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Mobile Identity, Biometrics and Analytics Hot Topics at 2016 Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit

Mobile Identity, Biometrics and Analytics Hot Topics at 2016 Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit

Analysts, customers and vendors are met at National Harbor near Washington DC to discuss trends and solutions. The Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit kicked off on Monday, June 13, 2016, including Gartner analyst-led sessions, analyst roundtables, workshops, and exhibitor presentations and demonstrations.  Gartner’s global research community of over 1,300 analysts engage in more than…

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News Roundup: Voice, Iris, Fingerprints and Mobility

News Roundup: Voice, Iris, Fingerprints and Mobility

Last week at Mobile ID World Internet of Things security was in the headlines along with the latest on the spread of biometric mobile wallets around the globe. Two-factor authentication was a topic of interest too, while we examined the latest mobile devices to sport fingerprint and iris biometric scanners. Here’s a look at last…

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News Roundup: Samsung Pay Enters Spain

News Roundup: Samsung Pay Enters Spain

Last week at Mobile ID World we featured an interview with Aratek CEO Michael Shao while major mobile wallet news and smart card related headlines dominated the industry news. Last week also had its share of stories involving two factor authentication, biometric smartphones, and mobile banking. Here’s a look back on all of last week’s…

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News Roundup: Google’s Post-Password Commitment

News Roundup: Google’s Post-Password Commitment

Last week at Mobile ID World we saw Google commit to killing the password, a slew of biometric tablets, and fingerprint focused headlines in the news. In the meantime, our sister site, FindBiometrics, held the latest entry in its renowned expert webinar series, and we also got a glimpse of a nascent connected car biometrics market.…

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