This week’s roundup of Mobile ID World’s top stories offers a healthy variety of topics, including mobile and PC biometrics, remote onboarding, and the use of wearable devices in the fight against COVID-19.
Precise Biometrics and Qualcomm earned one of this week’s top spots with the news that the former’s biometric matching software will be used in new fingerprint sensors from the latter. The 3D Sonic Gen 2 and 3D Sonic Max are in-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensors, and both will feature Precise’s BioMatch Mobile solution:
IDEMIA also spent some time in the spotlight this week thanks to its efforts in the digital transformation of Germany’s healthcare system. The company announced that it has been contracted to provide authorities with three different kinds of smart cards, all of which offer NFC capabilities, for use in the sector:
Meanwhile, in the area of remote onboarding, Regula got some attention with its partnership with Pearson VUE. The Global online testing giant will be using Regula’s selfie-based identity verification technology to confirm the identities of remote test takers:
Mobile ID World readers also showed a lot of interest this week in a wearables story concerning the fight against COVID-19. SuperCom announced that it would provide Israel’s Ministry of Health with mobile devices and ankle bracelets that will be used to track individuals who are under lockdown orders after entering the country:
And finally, the latest development in the growing PC biometrics trend: Xiaomi’s RedmiBook Pro 15 laptop features a built-in fingerprint sensor. Provided by biometrics specialist Fingerprint Cards, the sensor enables biometric authentication via Windows Hello or Microsoft SecuredBio:
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.