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INTERVIEW: Conor White, President – Americas, Daon

INTERVIEW: Conor White, President – Americas, Daon

When you talk about the mobile biometrics revolution, you talk about FinTech, and any conversation about FinTech is going to prominently feature Daon. The biometric software company deployed its IdentityX authentication solution to great effect in the early days of biometric mobile banking, its trailblazing partnership with USAA clearing the way for mass adoption of…

INTERVIEW: NEXT Biometrics CEO Ritu Favre

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently had the opportunity to speak with Ritu Favre, CEO of NEXT Biometrics. The conversation starts with a review of her first year as the company’s leader and her major accomplishments in the role. The conversation moves on to the major security benefits of NEXT’s large area sensors and…

BIO-key Partners With Aluratek, Expanding Retail Availability of TouchLock

BIO-key Partners With Aluratek, Expanding Retail Availability of TouchLock

“Our retail accounts look to Aluratek to bring them innovative products rooted in cutting edge technology and design. We are pleased to launch our relationship in Best Buy and look forward to expanding BIO-key’s retail footprint over the remainder of 2018.” – John Wolikow, CEO, Aluratek BIO-key International announced today its latest partnership aimed at…

Financial Services Industry Veteran Joins BioCatch Board of Directors

Financial Services Industry Veteran Joins BioCatch Board of Directors

“Jay’s interest in joining BioCatch is a validation of the significant market potential for digital identity solutions like ours that enhance online security without disrupting the user experience.” – Howard Edelstein, BioCatch Chairman and CEO Behavioral biometrics specialist BioCatch has announced a new appointment to its board of directors: former JPMorgan Chase senior investor Jay Mandelbaum.…

Biocryptology Aims to Empower Users by Eliminating Passwords

Biocryptology Aims to Empower Users by Eliminating Passwords

“We’re very proud to have created a technological platform for complete, secure access that also eliminates the need for passwords and usernames”. – Ted Oorbals, CEO, Biocryptology Last week in Amsterdam, Biocryptology CEO Ted Oorbals took to the stage for a discussion with Consult Hyperion Director of Innovation Dave Birch as part of Money20/20 Europe.…

Money20/20 Europe: 12 Interviews with Biometric FinTech Experts

Money20/20 Europe: 12 Interviews with Biometric FinTech Experts

Mobile ID World and FindBiometrics were in Amsterdam this week reporting live from Money20/20 Europe, where biometrics were an integral part of the conversation. From the main stage to the exhibition floor, biometrics are the buzz this year, with day-one keynotes from Biocryptology and Mastercard framing identity and authentication as crucial components to the FinTech…

Mobile ID World is Reporting Live From “The Greatest FinTech Show on Earth”

Mobile ID World is Reporting Live From “The Greatest FinTech Show on Earth”

Mobile ID World and FindBiometrics are in Amsterdam this week for Money20/20 Europe, where we are reporting live from the conference floor on all the biometrics and identity-centric news from what’s billed this year as “The greatest FinTech show on Earth.” This year’s Money20/20 Europe  boasts over 5000 attendees, 1500 companies, and 400 speakers from 85…

Patents Reveal Apple’s Exploration of In-Display Biometrics

Patents Reveal Apple’s Exploration of In-Display Biometrics

“The patents also point to a certain level of technological expertise on Apple’s part that could still come into play in future devices.” Yet further evidence has emerged that Apple has been quietly exploring in-display fingerprint sensor technology for its iPhone devices. It comes by way of newly published filings with the US Patent and…

INTERVIEW: Stephen Stuut, CEO, Jumio on Frictionless Banking, GDPR and Verifying Over 120 Million IDs in a Year

INTERVIEW: Stephen Stuut, CEO, Jumio on Frictionless Banking, GDPR and Verifying Over 120 Million IDs in a Year

Jumio is a rising star in the biometrics industry thanks to its multiple award-winning mobile ID verification software: Netverify. Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently interviewed Jumio CEO Stephen Stuut, along with the company’s VP of Marketing, Dean Nicholls. The conversation begins with talk about Jumio’s accelerating rate of success, and the drivers behind…

Qualcomm, Baidu Put Their Artificial Intelligence Heads Together

Qualcomm, Baidu Put Their Artificial Intelligence Heads Together

“The companies will combine their technologies through the Open Neural Network Exchange (“ONNX”), an open source platform aimed at allowing developers to easily choose between a number of different tools and models as they build AI technologies.” Qualcomm and Baidu are deepening their partnership on Artificial Intelligence, announcing that they will essentially combine their Qualcomm…

New Trial of Biometric Cards in Middle East Features IDEX Sensors

New Trial of Biometric Cards in Middle East Features IDEX Sensors

“We are seeing increased customer activity in the biometric card space, and we are confident that the market will materialize this year.” – Stan Swearingen, CEO, IDEX IDEX fingerprint sensors are being used in a new trial of biometric cards underway in the Middle East. In a statement announcing the development, IDEX offered little further detail…

Vein ID Could Address iPhone Spoofing Concerns

Vein ID Could Address iPhone Spoofing Concerns

Future iPhones might get x-ray vision if a new Apple patent published May 15 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is any indication. The patent titled “Vein imaging using detection of pulsed radiation,” – which was published alongside 67 other patents – describes an infrared imaging method that enables a device to capture subcutaneous…

SelfID Allows Users To Customize Liveness Detection Gestures

SelfID Allows Users To Customize Liveness Detection Gestures

Easy Solutions has brought facial recognition to its DetectID authentication system with the launch of SelfID. As the name implies, the mobile biometric authentication solution uses the front-facing camera of a mobile device to capture a user’s biometrics when they take a selfie. Ricardo Villadiego, CEO of  Easy Solutions emphasized the importance of biometrics in…

FPC Says the Key to Contactless Payment Card Momentum is Biometrics

FPC Says the Key to Contactless Payment Card Momentum is Biometrics

“The implementation of fingerprint sensors into contactless cards allows cardholders to be authenticated as they perform transactions, even contactless ones, meaning the consumers don’t need to worry about losing their cards and thereby allowing some fraudster to go around buying things with the wave of a hand.” Biometric technology is the key to keep the…

Prepare for the Post-Password Internet With FIDO and FindBiometrics

Prepare for the Post-Password Internet With FIDO and FindBiometrics

When it comes to on-device authentication, there is probably no greater institutional expert than the FIDO Alliance. The cross-industry consortium blazed a trail for post-password authentication, and has literally set a new standard with FIDO2, whose CTAP and WebAuthn specifications clear the way for sophisticated security mechanisms like fingerprint authentication directly through a web browser,…

Google I/O: Google Assistant Update Promises Legendary Voice Response

Google I/O: Google Assistant Update Promises Legendary Voice Response

During today’s Google I/O event, the eponymous host company shared its vision for the next phase of its voice controlled AI assistant. The Google Assistant roadmap is all about expansion and accessibility, with new features making it easier to activate and use, as well as wider global availability slated for the end of the year.…

BIO-key Will Unveil its Q1 Results on Tuesday, May 15th

BIO-key Will Unveil its Q1 Results on Tuesday, May 15th

BIO-key will unveil its Q1 results on Tuesday, May 15th, the company has announced. The fiscal report will be issued after market close. In announcing the date for its quarterly update, BIO-key was of course tight-lipped about what it would entail. But it’s fair to expect some good news from the company: Its Q4 results…

Mastercard Announces Remote Enrollment on Biometric Credit Cards

Mastercard Announces Remote Enrollment on Biometric Credit Cards

Yesterday, Mastercard unveiled a key component in its biometric payment card solution: remote enrollment. Developed in collaboration with fingerprint biometric smart card specialist IDEX – which announced a self-service enrollment technology in late 2017 — the solution allows end users of next generation biometric payment cards to register their fingerprint data on their credit card…

NEXT Biometrics Takes Another Important Step Toward Biometric Smart Card Commercialization

NEXT Biometrics Takes Another Important Step Toward Biometric Smart Card Commercialization

“Most observers agree that for security and convenience reasons, biometric contactless payment cards are the wave of the future in banking and other industries.” – Ritu Favre, CEO NEXT Biometrics NEXT Biometrics has taken another important step on the path toward commercialization of its biometric payment card solutions, and has further refined its timeline for…

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