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INTERVIEW: Stephen Stuut, CEO, Jumio

INTERVIEW: Stephen Stuut, CEO, Jumio

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Stephen Stuut, CEO of Jumio. The conversation begins with a brief history of the company and an overview of Jumio’s spectacular Q4 2016 results, which capped off its landmark year. Stuut then walks O’Neill through Jumio’s Netverify solution, touching on its liveness detection and document verification…

Fingerprint Scanning Payment Cards Get Commercialized: FinTech Roundup

Fingerprint Scanning Payment Cards Get Commercialized: FinTech Roundup

The Financial ID Briefing brings you top highlights from the world of biometrics, mobile ID, and finance. It is powered by FindBiometrics and Money20/20. Fingerprint Scanning Payment Cards Get Commercialized Smart cards continue to be the latest battleground for the fingerprint sensor integration wars, and payment applications are the popular use case fueling the fire.…

Biometric Payment Cards, Russian Android Pay & Wearable FinTech

Biometric Payment Cards, Russian Android Pay & Wearable FinTech

The Financial ID Briefing brings you top highlights from the world of biometrics, mobile ID and finance. It is powered by FindBiometrics and Money20/20. Biometric Payment Cards Fight Social Benefits Fraud Biometric payment cards are the new hot market in fingerprint sensors and mobile biometrics technology, spurring intense competition between biometrics vendors aiming for high…

INTERVIEW: Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory

INTERVIEW: Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory. The conversation begins with talk about the latest versions of Sensory’s two flagship technologies, TrulySecure 3.0 and TrulyHandsfree 5.0, which offer contactless authentication and user interface respectively. The conversation turns to how the face and voice biometrics offered by Sensory are well…

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…

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…

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