Biometrics and Politics in This Week’s Top Stories Roundup

Biometric payment tech is once again a hot topic in this week’s roundup of Mobile ID World’s most popular stories, and there’s even a bit of politics in the mix, to boot.

First, though, is the news of Simeio Solutions’ recently launched identity verification app. Dubbed the ‘Simeio Identity Vault’, the app relies on facial recognition technology, helping it to garner some considerable interest from Mobile ID World readers:

Simeio Unveils Identity Vault App with Facial Recognition Tech

Staying in the mobile domain, Mobile ID World visitors also continued to show interest in in-display fingerprint sensor technology, with a new smartphone from OnePlus incorporating such a sensor. Its 7T Pro 5G McLaren Edition also happens to be one of the first 5G-ready phones on T-Mobile’s national network:

Goodix In-Display Sensor Tech Featured in 5G OnePlus Phone

As for biometric payment technology, the UK bank NatWest made news this week with its trial of a contactless payment fob featuring an embedded fingerprint scanner:

NatWest Announces Trial of Biometric Key Fob for Contactless Payments

And readers also remained interested in Mobile ID World’s biometric payment card and smart card coverage from last month, with our concluding roundup of feature articles seeing heavy traffic:

Biometric Smart Cards Month: The Roundup

As for politics, this week saw bipartisan support for Duo Security’s multi-factor authentication technology, with a report that both the Republican and Democratic National Committee’s were taking advantage of the security solution as they continue to gear up for next year’s Presidential election:

RNC and DNC Using Duo Security MFA Ahead of 2020 Election


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.