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IDEMIA’s Motion Code Solution Now Supported by Visa dCVV2 Service

IDEMIA’s Motion Code Solution Now Supported by Visa dCVV2 Service

“…the support of Visa’s dCVV2 authentication service means that card issuers don’t need to set up their own dedicated servers to manage the issuance of dynamic codes.” It’s now even easier for interested card issuers to deploy IDEMIA‘s new Motion Code payment cards: The company has announced that the solution is now supported by Visa’s…

FindBiometrics Announces Expert FinTech Webinar

FindBiometrics Announces Expert FinTech Webinar

Announcing: The Evolution of Money and Biometrics For years, finance has been the market through which biometrics have seen the greatest proliferation. Mobile wallets and banking apps leveraged face, voice and fingerprint biometrics to bring convenience and security to mCommerce, and in turn launched biometric technology into the mainstream. But mass adoption is just the beginning.…

FPC Sensors Ship on Zwipe’s Biometric Smart Cards

FPC Sensors Ship on Zwipe’s Biometric Smart Cards

“The news comes soon after FPC announced that it had acquired its first customer for its new T-Shape module designed specifically for biometric smart cards, and amid growing market activity in this area in general…” The biometric smart cards that have just been shipped by Zwipe feature Fingerprint Cards fingerprint sensors, the latter has announced.…

FPC’s T-Shape Module Supported by Precise Biometrics Software in CardLab Project

FPC’s T-Shape Module Supported by Precise Biometrics Software in CardLab Project

“Fingerprint Cards hardware and Precise Biometrics software have frequently been combined to offer biometric authentication, most often in mobile devices.” In its first smart card integration, Fingerprint Cards’ T-Shape biometric sensor module is being supported by Precise Biometrics software. In a statement, the latter company has revealed that its Precise BioMatch Embedded software is being…

Gemalto CFO Jacques Tierny Stepping Down To Pursue Other Activities

Gemalto CFO Jacques Tierny Stepping Down To Pursue Other Activities

“Tierny’s role will officially come to an end on December 31st of this year, with Duperat-Vergne taking his place immediately on January 1st, 2018.” Gemalto is getting a new Chief Financial Officer. The company has announced that Virginie Duperat-Vergne will take the company’s fiscal reigns at the start of next year. Duperat-Vergne replaces Jacques Tierny, who has…

Wherefore Art Thou, Face ID? What’s Already Going Wrong – And Right – With Apple’s Facial Recognition System

Wherefore Art Thou, Face ID? What’s Already Going Wrong – And Right – With Apple’s Facial Recognition System

There’s a lot of hype over Face ID, the facial recognition system of Apple’s forthcoming iPhone X, but some of its shortcomings are already becoming clear. One is that it it struggles to recognize younger users, with Apple warning that kids under 13 don’t yet have sufficiently developed facial features to enable accurate identification. Twins…

BRIEF: iPhone X and the Future of Consumer Biometrics

BRIEF: iPhone X and the Future of Consumer Biometrics

Apple unveiled the iPhone X yesterday at its annual September event. Making good on months of speculation that a larger screen on the flagship smartphone would necessitate changes in its biometric authentication features, Tim Cook and crew introduced Face ID: an always-on facial recognition feature replacing the Touch ID fingerprint sensor that’s become ubiquitous with…

Eyeball Banking, AI Payments, and Biometric Credit Cards: Financial ID Briefing

Eyeball Banking, AI Payments, and Biometric Credit Cards: Financial ID Briefing

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. Siri, Be My Financial Assistant Convenience is a fundamental adoption factor in biometric FinTech, and with advances in artificial intelligence and speech recognition, we are on the verge of a major…

Biometrics, Cryptocurrency, Alibaba’s Cashierless Cafe: Financial ID Briefing

Biometrics, Cryptocurrency, Alibaba’s Cashierless Cafe: Financial ID Briefing

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. Biometrics Power Alibaba’s Cashless Cafe Facial recognition, QR codes, and mobile tech combined to transform the retail experience at an experimental cafe run by Alibaba at the Taobao Maker Festival. Alibaba’s…

HID Global Named One of 2017’s Most Valuable Brands

HID Global Named One of 2017’s Most Valuable Brands

HID Global has been named one of ‘The 20 Most Valuable Brands’ of 2017 by Insight Success. The recognition comes in large part thanks to the HID Global’s ‘Powering trusted identities’ marketing campaign. In its profile of the company, Insights Success asserts that the company was previously “perceived as extremely traditional and was only associated…

GUEST POST: Without Spoof-Proof Liveness, Biometrics Will Never Replace Passwords

GUEST POST: Without Spoof-Proof Liveness, Biometrics Will Never Replace Passwords

The following article is a guest post by John Wojewidka, Director of Business Development, FaceTec. Fingerprint, and all other biometric modalities on mobile devices, have failed to replace passwords because they lack spoof-proof liveness detection. So why is liveness so critical to biometric authentication?  First, we will need some context: A biometric spoof uses an inanimate…

Money20/20 Europe: FindBiometrics Panel Talks Consumer Education, Intuitive Authentication

Money20/20 Europe: FindBiometrics Panel Talks Consumer Education, Intuitive Authentication

Today was the final day of Money20/20 Europe, during which the leading minds in biometrics and FinTech took the stage to discuss multimodal biometrics in the world of modern day commerce. Peter O’Neill, president of Mobile ID World and FindBiometrics, moderated The power of choice: Why multimodal biometrics are taking over consumer facing FinTech –…

Money20/20 Europe: The Biometric Buzz

Money20/20 Europe: The Biometric Buzz

We are reporting live from Copenhagen at Money20/20 Europe this week, where the biometrics industry has converged to help usher in the future of identity in FinTech. Biometric Payment Cards As expected, biometric payment cards are taking up a big share of the security spotlight at Money20/20 Europe, with OT-Morpho and IDEX both making conference…

Money20/20 Europe: Square is Ready For a World Without Payment Cards

Money20/20 Europe: Square is Ready For a World Without Payment Cards

Money20/20 Europe kicked-off this morning in Copenhagen with keynotes from major names in global FinTech discussion how the industry is dealing with unprecedented innovation in connectivity, mobility, and commerce. Among the tech celebrities to take the stage was Jack Dorsey, CEO and founder of Square (who also happens to be the CEO of social media…

We Are Live From Money20/20 Europe in Copenhagen!

We Are Live From Money20/20 Europe in Copenhagen!

Mobile ID World is at Money20/20 Europe in Copenhagen this week, bringing you the identity-focused coverage and commentary from the most exciting FinTech conference of the summer, along with our sister site FindBiometrics. Tracey Davies, Money20/20’s managing director kicked the conference off this morning, underlining that in addition to being a fantastic networking opportunity and…

Fingerprint Cards Has Officially Partnered With Smart Card Maker Kona I

Fingerprint Cards Has Officially Partnered With Smart Card Maker Kona I

“…with their extended partnership the companies have announced that four new smart card models are using FPC technology.” Fingerprint Cards has officially partnered with smart card maker Kona I. While the South Korea-based company had integrated an FPC1020 fingerprint sensor into a smart card last year, with their extended partnership the companies have announced that four…

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…

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