It’s another diverse lineup of news items in this week’s roundup of Mobile ID World’s top stories, but financial services appears to be a dominant theme.
The topic of biometric payment cards factors into that, of course. This has been one of the most buzzy areas of financial services technology in recent months, and readers continued to demonstrate their interest in biometric cards by turning their attention to the news that IDEX Biometrics had established a new, cards-focused partnership with an unnamed Secure Element specialist:
IDEX Biometrics Gets Another Secure Element Partner for Card Efforts
This week also brought some biometric cards news from Fingerprint Cards, which announced that its T-Shape sensor model is being used in a new biometric card from CardLab. FPC says that the CardLab solution offers applications not just in payments, but also immunity credentials, access control, and more:
Fingerprint Cards Provides Sensor for New CardLab Card
Moving away from cards but staying in the financial services sector, readers also showed strong interest this week in the news that Signicat will provide a digital onboarding solution for Mambu’s Software-as-a-Service platform. Mambu is a Europe-focused provider of digital banking technology to financial services organizations:
Mambu Integrates Signicat’s Onboarding Tech Into Digital Banking Platform
Looking beyond financial services, readers also showed strong interest this week in a development from the world of wearables. Vuzix announced an operating system update for its M400 and M4000 smart glasses that delivers a number of new language features, enhancing the voice interface of the wearable devices:
Vuzix Upgrades Language Capabilities With Latest OS Update
And finally, what would a news roundup be without some COVID-related news? Readers showed sustained interest in TECH5’s announcement from earlier this month that it had developed an immunity credential that is designed to be linked to a user’s biometric data on a mobile device:
TECH5 Unveils COVID-19 Immunity Credential
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.