It’s been another rich and varied week in Mobile ID World news, with our latest roundup of our top stories showcasing innovation and commentary across a range of different technologies and sectors.
One of the biggest areas of interest in recent months, biometric payment cards, once again makes an appearance among the week’s most popular articles. This time, it concerns the news that Goldpac has received a second Letter of Approval from China UnionPay concerning its biometric payment card, clearing the way for its issuance in the country. That’s good news for IDEX Biometrics, which provided fingerprint sensor technology for the card:
Another hot topic of late is 5G technology, which continues to rise in prominence around the world. This week Mobile ID World readers showed sustained interest in the news that Verizon and Deloitte had teamed up on a 5G platform tailored for the retail sector. One of their primary aims is to give retailers real-time analytics that can help them to enhance their operations:
Readers also showed continuing interest in a partnership in the area of e-commerce. Entrust has teamed up with Netcetera on a solution designed to analyze online transactions for real-time signs of fraud, and to help organizations attain 3DS compliance:
In the area of automotive technology, this week brought another exciting development from conversational AI specialist Cerence. The company unveiled what it calls “Cerence Tour Guide”, and AI system that is designed to tell drivers about local landmarks as they drive through a given area:
And finally, a word of warning from Onfido. Citing the infamous case of an early investor in Bitcoin who now has $220 million worth of the cryptocurrency locked behind a password he can’t remember, Onfido argued that cryptocurrency exchanges and wallets should embrace better identity verification mechanisms to help ensure that end users can actually access their assets:
Stay posted to Mobile ID World next week as we continue to bring you the latest news and interviews from the exciting world of digital identity. To see the hottest stories of the week in biometrics, visit our sibling site FindBiometrics.