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yir-2016-logoIt’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 hear from you!

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Now that you’ve taken the survey, reflect on some of the year’s top stories in mobile identity management. For mobile identity, connectivity, FinTech, access control, and cyber security, 2016 has been a year of innovation, excitement, and maturation. Biometrics enabled mobile wallets reached massive levels of acceptance as they spread across the globe, iris scanning and under-glass fingerprint sensors launched on mainstream smartphones, and the promise of 5G networks stoked enthusiasm over the future of IoT.

Take a look at just some of this year’s biggest headlines and trending news:


Ericsson, Intel Team Up with NTT Docomo to Bring 5G to Japan

FCC Efforts Pave Way for 5G Future

MWC Shanghai Success Helps Build Enthusiasm for 5G Connectivity

Facial Recogntion Used As Safety Feature In GM’s Smart Car

Continental Speeds Ahead with In-Vehicle Biometrics

Fingerprint and Iris Innovation:

Synaptics Announces Natural ID FS9100 Under-Glass Optical Sensor Line

Huawei Mate 9 Pro Features Under-Glass Fingerprint Sensor From FPC

FPC, Zwipe Announce Strategic Partnership in Biometric Smart Cards

ActiveIRIS 3.0 Used in Fujitsu’s New Iris Scanning Phone

Iris Scanning Smartphone Is Compatible With Aadhaar

Iris Scanning Comes to Samsung Pay


MWC 2016: Visa Isn’t Picking Favorites When it Comes to Biometrics

Bank Support for Apple Pay Increases Tenfold in Russia

CONFIRMED: Touch ID Biometrics on New MacBook Pro

Samsung Pay Will Work on Gear S3 Even When Paired with Non-Galaxy Phones

Samsung Celebrates Growth of Samsung Pay at One-Year Anniversary

Money20/20 Europe: 4 Things We Learned About Samsung Pay

MWC 2016: Taking MasterCard Identity Check For a Test Drive

Authentication Standards:

FIDO 1.1 Specifications Add Support For Smart Cards and More

250 Products Are Now FIDO Certified

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