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IDEX’s Priority is Strengthening Leadership in Biometric Smart Cards

IDEX’s Priority is Strengthening Leadership in Biometric Smart Cards

As scheduled, biometric fingerprint solutions company IDEX has announced its fiscal results for Q4 and year end 2017. The update took strong efforts to emphasize the company’s posturing in the burgeoning biometric smart cards market, which IDEX has officially pivoted to as its primary focus moving forward. IDEX reports revenues of NOK 2.5 million for Q4…

Suprema’s New In-Display Fingerprint Tech and 3D Facial Recognition Aimed at Smartphone Market

Suprema’s New In-Display Fingerprint Tech and 3D Facial Recognition Aimed at Smartphone Market

Mobile World Congress is right around the corner, and Suprema will be there with exciting news biometric innovations. The Korean biomerics company announced that at next month’s’ Barcelona conference it will be showcasing new in-display fingerprint matching functionality on its BioSign 3.0 software as well as launching a new 3D facial recognition solution named LookSign.…

Interview with Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA

Interview with Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA

Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with Yves Portalier, EVP for Connected Objects, IDEMIA. The interview begins with an overview of the new company structure after the 2017 merger of OT and Safran Identity & Security that resulted in IDEMIA’s creation, as well as an explanation of IDEMIA’s Augmented Identity core philosophy. The discussion…

Money20/20 Asia Will Transform Singapore Into FinTech Nexus

Money20/20 Asia Will Transform Singapore Into FinTech Nexus

Money20/20 Asia is less than one month away. This is the inaugural Asian edition of the  Money20/20 conference series and, true to the organization’s reputation for leading the global FinTech conversation, the keynote lineup is chock full of industry experts and evangelists. Representatives from Ant Financial, GO-JEK, Ping An Group, ICICI Bank, Tencent, DBS Bank, Adyen,…

Jumio’s Q4 Revenues Up 96% Year-Over-Year

Jumio’s Q4 Revenues Up 96% Year-Over-Year

“The company says that its solution has now performed more than 100 million identity verifications, up from 50 million just ten months ago.” For its fourth quarter, Jumio nearly doubled its annual recurring revenues compared to Q4 2016, bringing them up 96 percent year-over-year, the company has announced. Sales, meanwhile, grew by 176 percent over…

INTERVIEW: David Pollington, Senior Director Technology, GSMA

INTERVIEW: David Pollington, Senior Director Technology, GSMA

We are less than one month away from Mobile World Congress 2018 – the world’s premiere mobile technology congress hosted in Barcelona by the GSMA. Gearing up for our live event coverage, Mobile ID World President Peter O’Neill recently spoke with David Pollington, Senior Director Technology at GSMA. The conversation opens on the topic of…

BIO-key’s New Client Orders EcoID Fingerprint Readers

BIO-key’s New Client Orders EcoID Fingerprint Readers

A new client has embraced BIO-key‘s biometric IT access control solutions after suffering a serious data breach, the company says. In a statement, BIO-key didn’t name its client, but said it is “a machine design, engineering and manufacturing firm.” BIO-key explains that the company experienced an internal security breach stemming from a practice of password-sharing…

Unisys Says Biometrics Will Go Mainstream in 2018

Unisys Says Biometrics Will Go Mainstream in 2018

Biometric and artificial intelligence technologies will have a big year in the financial services sector, and will help smaller banks to offer cutting-edge solutions to their customers, predicts Unisys. The company says that this is the year that “biometric authentication will go mainstream”, according to a statement announcing its predictions. And that mainstreaming process will…

Goodix and Windows Hello Power Biometrics on New Dell Laptop

Goodix and Windows Hello Power Biometrics on New Dell Laptop

“The biometric authentication process is built upon Windows Hello, the biometric security platform built into Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system.” A new Dell laptop features biometric security care of Goodix and Windows Hello. The device made its debut at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The 2018 edition of the XPS 13 features…

IDEX Has Commenced the Certification Process For its Biometric Smart Cards

IDEX Has Commenced the Certification Process For its Biometric Smart Cards

IDEX says it has commenced the certification process for its biometric smart cards, and that it expects it to reach completion early in Q2 of this year. The certification process concerns IDEX’s sensor technology designed for integration into products such as biometric payment cards. In a statement, IDEX suggested it is now involved in “commercial…

IAV Picks FaceTec For Connected Car Biometric Access, To Demonstrate at CES

IAV Picks FaceTec For Connected Car Biometric Access, To Demonstrate at CES

“ZoOm’s 3D face recognition algorithms verify that only the authorized user has access to the vehicle, and the 3D depth and liveness detection proves that individual is present in person – not a photo or video spoof.” – Kevin Alan Tussy, CEO, FaceTec FaceTec has announced that its latest partnership with IAV Automotive Engineering will result…

Fingerprint Cards Partners With Linxens in Continued Smart Card Efforts

Fingerprint Cards Partners With Linxens in Continued Smart Card Efforts

Fingerprint Cards has found another key partner as it seeks a strong foothold in the emerging biometric smart cards market. The company has announced that it has teamed up with Linxens, a provider of microconnectors for RFID antennas and smart cards. In a statement announcing the partnership, FPC highlighted Linxens’ Prelam technology, which “integrates and…

Share Your Opinion on Biometrics With This Year in Review Survey

Share Your Opinion on Biometrics With This Year in Review Survey

(via FindBiometrics:) The FindBiometrics Year in Review, brought to you by Leidos, is an annual tradition in which you help shape the ongoing identity technology narrative as we prepare for another dynamic and disruptive twelve months in our industry. Now in its 15th iteration, the Year in Review centers around a short four-minute survey in…

Participate in the 2017 FindBiometrics Year in Review Survey

Participate in the 2017 FindBiometrics Year in Review Survey

Welcome back to the longest running annual review of the biometrics industry! Now in its 15th year, the FindBiometrics Year in Review, brought to you by Leidos, is a two month event that distills an entire year of growth, innovation, controversy, and evolution in the identity technology industry into a series of accessible feature articles,…

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…

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