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Mobile ID World at MWC, Day 1: 5G Visions and Fingerprint Sensor Innovation

Mobile ID World at MWC, Day 1: 5G Visions and Fingerprint Sensor Innovation

We are at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona this week, where biometrics and mobile authentication are bigger than ever before and the world’s top minds in mobility are championing the 5G future. Taking the keynote stage Monday morning to present the opening remarks of the conference, GSMA Director General Mats Granryd outlined his organization’s vision…

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News Roundup: Heading To Barcelona For Biometrics

News Roundup: Heading To Barcelona For Biometrics

Last week we, along with the mobile ID industry, prepared for this week’s Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona. As usual, we will be bringing you live coverage from the event, but in the meantime prepare yourself for this week’s festivities by taking a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity:…

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News Roundup: Innovation in Connected Car FinTech

News Roundup: Innovation in Connected Car FinTech

Last week at Mobile ID World we saw innovation in IoT and connected car fintech, while plans continued to be made for this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC), and behavioral biometrics rounded out the headlines. Here’s a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity: Innovation in Connected Car FinTech Last week…

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News Roundup: Wearable Innovation in a Connected World

News Roundup: Wearable Innovation in a Connected World

Last week at Mobile ID World we reported on the latest member to join the FIDO Alliance while details emerged concerning the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and wearable innovation, biometric software, and mobile payment news filled out the headlines. Here is a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity:…

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New Roundup: mPayments in India

New Roundup: mPayments in India

Last week at Mobile ID World we reported on a major iris biometrics acquisition with implications in the world of fingerprint sensors, while mPayments made up the bulk of the industry news, and new information surfaced concerning what to expect from the upcoming Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona. Take a look back on the big…

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News Roundup: Facebook Embraces Two-Factor

News Roundup: Facebook Embraces Two-Factor

Last week at Mobile ID World we saw new reports on the future of the mobile biometrics industry, as rumors continued to build around the authentication capabilities of the upcoming Samsung and Apple handsets, and Facebook embraced FIDO-compliant two-factor security. Here are the top stories in mobile digital identity from the week that was: Mobile…

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News Roundup: ID in the Connected World

News Roundup: ID in the Connected World

Last week at Mobile ID World, Samsung and Apple each had us speculating about the future of mobile biometrics, while palm vein scanning tablets, smart home-centric robots, and multimodal enterprise ID software rounded out the headlines. Here’s a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity: Apple and ID A new report…

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News Roundup: Biometric Mobility

News Roundup: Biometric Mobility

Last week at Mobile ID World we reported the latest news regarding biometric smartphones and tablets, encouraging headlines concerning standards and specifications, and big developments in connected living and IoT. Here is a look back on last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity: Biometric Mobility Last week we reported on five smartphone integrations for…

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News Roundup: Connected Cars, Wearable Tech, CES 2017

News Roundup: Connected Cars, Wearable Tech, CES 2017

Last week at Mobile ID World we reported on digital identity news straight out of CES 2017 in Las Vegas while headlines regarding second factor authentication, wearable tech, fingerprint sensors, and healthcare kicked off the new year. Here’s a look back on the top digital identity stories from the week that was: Wearable Tech New…

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News Roundup: Multimodality and Internet of Things ID

News Roundup: Multimodality and Internet of Things ID

Last week at Mobile ID World fingerprints made big headlines while multimodality and Internet of Things ID rounded out the headlines. Take a look back on last week’s’ top stories on mobile digital identity: The End of the Year The end of 2016 is fast approaching and our sister site FindBiometrics, in association with SIA,…

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Take The FindBiometrics Year in Review Survey

Take The FindBiometrics Year in Review Survey

It’s December, the end of another exciting year in identity management. For 14 years now, our sister site FindBiometrics has conducted a biometric industry review, gathering opinions from readers on industry trends, the state of technology, and the death of the password. Now is your chance to participate in this annual tradition. We want to…

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News Roundup: Contactless Biometrics, Wearable Payments

News Roundup: Contactless Biometrics, Wearable Payments

Last week at Mobile ID World contactless biometrics, mobile wallets, and behavior analysis made headlines while we reported on major news concerning strong authentication specifications and wearable payments. Here’s a look back on last week’s top mobile identity management stories: – Take The FindBiometrics 2016 Year in Review Survey – Wrapping Up 2016 December is…

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News Roundup: Smart Cars, Smart Homes, Smart Cards

News Roundup: Smart Cars, Smart Homes, Smart Cards

Last week at Mobile ID World FinTech made up the bulk of the industry news while smart cards, smart homes, smart fashions, and smart cars rounded out the headlines. Here’s a look back on the top mobile digital identity stories of the week: Smart Cards Last week Fingerprint Cards announced a new line of biometric…

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News Roundup: Festive FinTech

News Roundup: Festive FinTech

Last week at Mobile ID World we reported on the usual wave of new biometrics-enabled mobile devices while smart cards took the spotlight ahead of this week’s Trustech 2016 conference. New developments in 5G connectivity energized the Internet of Things news too, as FinTech turned festive over the Thanksgiving holiday. Here’s a look back on…

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News Roundup: Mobile ID in the Enterprise

News Roundup: Mobile ID in the Enterprise

Last week at Mobile ID World mobile device biometrics integrations made up the bulk of the news while 5G innovation and connected automotive news continued to pave the way for digital identity opportunities. Wearable tech made headlines too, and contactless biometric modalities rounded out our weekly coverage. Take a look at the biggest mobile digital…

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News Roundup: Consumers And Mobile Security

News Roundup: Consumers And Mobile Security

Last week at Mobile ID World we took a featured look at consumer device security, both as it exists now on the cutting edge of wearable tech, and where it will be going in the near future. 5G connectivity, digital wallets, and mobile fingerprint sensor integrations made up the bulk of the industry news, while…

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GUEST POST: The First Smartwatch With Built-in eSIM has Arrived

GUEST POST: The First Smartwatch With Built-in eSIM has Arrived

The following is a guest article written by Haider Iqbal, Segment Marketing for the IoT and On-Demand Connectivity at Gemalto Earlier this year, at Mobile World Congress Barcelona, Gemalto showcased a demo of Samsung Gear S2 with innate cellular connectivity, which proved to be a great success. We received positive feedback from customers and analysts alike. The…

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Where Do Consumers Still Need Biometric Authentication?

Where Do Consumers Still Need Biometric Authentication?

Apple has finally brought Touch ID biometric authentication to its MacBook Pro, making good on longstanding rumors that the fingerprint scanning functionality was coming to the laptop in order to take advantage of Apple Pay on the web. The MacBook Pro isn’t the first laptop to feature an embedded fingerprint sensor – Lenovo has had…

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News Roundup: In-Display Fingerprint Sensors Are Coming

News Roundup: In-Display Fingerprint Sensors Are Coming

Last week at Mobile ID World we reported on an in-display fingerprint sensor integration from Huawei while mobile wallets and contactless biometrics rounded out the industry news. Here is a look back on all of last week’s top stories in mobile digital identity: In-Display Fingerprint Sensors Fingerprint Cards announced last week that the new Huawei…

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In-Display Biometric Sensors Are Coming To Smartphones

In-Display Biometric Sensors Are Coming To Smartphones

Leading companies in the smartphone biometrics industry are hard at work trying to bring fingerprint sensors into the glass displays of mobile devices. As Synaptics’ Anthony Gioeli suggests in a post on the company’s blog, the effort is largely driven by a desire to extend the reach of the display across the front of a…

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