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ImageWare Announces Addition to GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite Line

ImageWare Announces Addition to GoVerifyID Enterprise Suite Line

“Our new digital onboarding, document signing, and digital vault capabilities augment and further differentiates our authentication platform and solutions. This proven technology has been deployed at telecoms, financial institutions, and other clients with our technology partner Contactable.” – Jim Miller, CEO, ImageWare ImageWare has announced a new extension of its GoVerifyID multimodal biometric authentication platform.…

Precise Biometrics Focuses on Future with Realigned Business Strategy

Precise Biometrics Focuses on Future with Realigned Business Strategy

Precise Biometrics is focusing on the future with a realigned business strategy in its latest quarterly update. The company has reported net sales of SEK 16.8 million in its Q3 report, a significant increase against its net sales in Q3 of 2017, which came in at a little under SEK 10.1 million. It also reported…

Add Your Voice to the FindBiometrics 2018 Year in Review Survey

Add Your Voice to the FindBiometrics 2018 Year in Review Survey

It has been another remarkable year for the biometrics industry, with a lot of activity across a wide range of sectors. Apple, which spearheaded the mobile biometrics revolution with its launch of Touch ID five years ago, went ahead and confirmed its shift to 3D facial recognition with the launch of three new iPhones featuring…

Javelin Lauds OneSpan as ‘Best in Class’ in 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards

Javelin Lauds OneSpan as ‘Best in Class’ in 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards

OneSpan has been awarded the title of Best in Class in Javelin’s inaugural 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards. The company found itself in the top ranking of all three categories of Javelin’s “Mobile Biometrics Platform Scorecard” – “Functional”, “Innovative”, and “Tailored”. Other companies designated “Leaders” in these categories include HYPR, Nuance Communications, Samsung SDS, and mobile biometrics…

IntelliTrust Authentication Now Available On Microsoft Azure Active Directory Platform

IntelliTrust Authentication Now Available On Microsoft Azure Active Directory Platform

“…IntelliTrust is designed to enable end users to use their smartphones as virtual smart cards, with soft tokens and biometrics used for authentication.” Entrust Datacard‘s IntelliTrust Authentication Service is now available as part of the Microsoft Azure Active Directory cloud platform. The integration arrives alongside the news that Entrust Datacard has joined the Microsoft Intelligent Security…

Tappy Shows Off Wearable Payments Tech at Money20/20 China

Tappy Shows Off Wearable Payments Tech at Money20/20 China

“At Money20/20, Tappy is highlighting its partnerships with financial services firms such as Barclays, ICICI Bank, India’s Axis Bank, and Expresspay Card, a card issuer co-created by Bank of China and China UnionPay.” Hong Kong-based Tappy Technologies is showing off its wearable payment solutions at this week’s Money20/20 show in China. The company’s payment solutions…

Ping Identity Survey Shows How Data Breaches Can Hurt Brands

Ping Identity Survey Shows How Data Breaches Can Hurt Brands

“Ping Identity has published its findings alongside its offering of additional security tools to customers of its PingID multi-factor authentication platform for the enterprise, each of whom can now receive a pair of YubiKey 5 Series security keys, empowering them with another, FIDO2-compliant means of securing sensitive information on their devices.” New survey data from…

Javelin Names Daon as a Leader in 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards

Javelin Names Daon as a Leader in 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards

“Daon has been named a Leader – the highest ranking, ahead of Contenders, Followers, and Laggards – in the category of Functional…” Daon has been named a Leader in Javelin’s 2018 Mobile Biometrics Platform Awards. This is the inaugural year for the awards, based on what Javelin calls its “Mobile Biometrics Platform Scorecard”. According to…

Trustonic’s TAP Solution Delivers Ksmarttech OTP Security to iOS

Trustonic’s TAP Solution Delivers Ksmarttech OTP Security to iOS

“In collaboration with Ksmartech, we are increasing mobile security while also making apps faster and easier to use.” – Ben Cade, CEO, Trustonic Ksmartech, a Korea-based provider of One-Time Password (OTP) authentication security, has teamed up with Trustonic to enhance its flagship offering. The company has integrated Trustonic Application Protection into its solution, allowing it…

China AI Computer Vision Firm AEYE-GO Scores VC Funding

China AI Computer Vision Firm AEYE-GO Scores VC Funding

“The management of Sodexo Ventures were evidently intrigued by AEYE-GO’s automated checkout kiosk technology, which is designed to use both facial and object recognition to identify individuals in a cafeteria and the items on their food trays.” AEYE-GO has become the latest China-based AI firm to receive venture capital funding, which has arrived from Sodexo…

New Mint Onboarding System Links with UAE’s Biometric National ID Database

Mint Middle East (or “MME”) has developed a new digital onboarding system that is integrated with the Emirates Identity Authority, the government agency in charge of the United Arab Emirates’ national biometric ID program. The company says it plans to use the platform for its own customer onboarding, and offer it as an efficient eKYC…

Zwipe Cuts Biometric Card Power Consumption by 70 Percent

Zwipe Cuts Biometric Card Power Consumption by 70 Percent

“The companies worked together to develop a new Microcontroller Unit based on Cypress Semiconductor’s PSoC 6 line, resulting in a new inlay solution that uses 70 percent less power.” Ahead of an important certification push, Zwipe has announced that it has reduced the power consumption of its dual interface biometric payment card. The technological achievement…

Nuance Sells Document Imaging Division, to Focus Entirely on Voice and AI

Nuance Sells Document Imaging Division, to Focus Entirely on Voice and AI

Nuance Communications has signed an agreement to sell its Document Imaging division to Kofax, an automation software provider based in California. The deal is valued at $400 million in total. In a statement announcing the agreement, Nuance explained that selling off the Document Imaging division “enables Nuance to focus the business entirely on its conversational…

Gemalto Wins F&S Global Digital Banking Solutions Company of the Year Award

Gemalto Wins F&S Global Digital Banking Solutions Company of the Year Award

Growth consultancy firm Frost & Sullivan has recognized Gemalto with the 2018 Global Digital Banking Solutions Company of the Year Award, the company has announced. The award is primarily in recognition of Gemalto’s Digital Banking Suite, a platform designed to provide financial services companies with multi-factor authentication, behavioral analytics, encryption, and other security tools for their mobile…

Successful 5G Connection Points to H1 2019 Deployment

Successful 5G Connection Points to H1 2019 Deployment

“This is the first 5G NR OTA connection worldwide between devices and a live operator network using 3.5 GHz spectrum, marking an important milestone for the mobile industry in Europe to help enable OEMs and operators to deliver 5G networks and devices in the first half of 2019.” – Cristiano Amon, President, Qualcomm Another technical milestone…

ImageWare Partners With a24.io, Expanding Reach of GoVerifyID

ImageWare Partners With a24.io, Expanding Reach of GoVerifyID

“The a24.io partnership marks an important entry into the UK market with a highly regarded organization with a global reach.” – Jim Miller, CEO & Chairman, ImageWare ImageWare has a new distribution partner: a24.io, a UK-based cloud computing solutions provider. The latter is now offering multimodal biometric authentication security from ImageWare to its clients, which…

Iris Recognition Secures Crowd-Funded Flash Drive

Iris Recognition Secures Crowd-Funded Flash Drive

“The eyeDisk is able to scan a user’s eyes from a distance of 15cm to 25cm, and can authenticate in less than a second, the company says.” A Hong Kong-based startup is officially developing a USB flash drive that uses iris recognition to secure access. Called eye-Disk, the company had created a Kickstarter campaign for…

Suprema Fingerprint Biometrics Tech Used in New TazTag Devices

Suprema Fingerprint Biometrics Tech Used in New TazTag Devices

“We take great pride in offering BM-Slim2, the world’s slimmest fingerprint sensor of its kind, to TazTag’s new mobile devices that have been widely used in many vertical markets including telco, banking and law enforcement applications.” -Bogun Park, CEO, Suprema Suprema‘s fingerprint sensor technology has just seen integrations into three new devices from TazTag, a…

Societe Generale Now Trialing IDEMIA’s F.Code Biometric Payment Card

Societe Generale Now Trialing IDEMIA’s F.Code Biometric Payment Card

“As with other emerging biometric payment card solutions, the aim is to enhance security with biometrics while maintaining ease of use in tap-to-pay transactions, and improving convenience in contact-based transactions by eliminating the need for PIN entry.” The French bank Societe Generale is now trialing IDEMIA’s F.Code biometric payment card, the latter has announced. Featuring…

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