Another Mobile World Congress has come and gone, and once again, Mobile ID World was there in Barcelona to pay witness to what is becoming one of the biggest events not only in mobility but also in digital identity.
Here are some snapshots of MWC 2016 taken from the event by Peter O’Neill, president of Mobile ID World.
Look back on Mobile World Congress 2016:
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MWC has long been a platform for Samsung’s biggest mobile announcements.
This year Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S7* line of smartphones and demonstrated new VR tech with Facebook.
GSMA hosts the GLOMO Awards at Mobile World Congress. Mobile ID World managing editor Peter B. Counter was among the judges of this year’s prestigious event.
Mobile manufacturer Wiko unveiled new products in Barcelona last week, including affordable fingerprint sensor smartphones.
Suprema was demonstrating its BioSign technology, which supports the world’s smallest fingerprint sensor**. Just recently announced, the product signals Suprema’s aggressive pursuit of the mobile market.
A look at your future Mercedes Benz on the outside…
…and the inside.
Morpho (Safran) had a major presence at MWC, with the announcement that it has partnered with Visa to bring biometric innovation to the payments space. But that’s not all, Morpho also demonstrated new IoT connectivity solutions.
VISA had biometrics front and center at their booth!
VISA’s Vice President Innovation & Strategic Partnerships, Garth Petersen, demonstrated iris biometrics to the press at MWC on day one.
Later, on Feb 24, VISA held a presentation on biometrics. Pictured from left: Mark Nelsen, Senior VP, Risk Products and Business Intelligence, VISA; Vincent Bouatou, VP Business Development- Biometric Technologies, Morpho; Salil Prabhakar, CEO, Delta ID (Iris); Garth Petersen, VP, Innovation and Strategic Partnerships, VISA
Mark Nelsen, Senior VP, Risk Products and Business Intelligence, VISA, held a briefing on what the company’s role is in the biometrics industry***.
Visa isn’t alone in bringing biometrics to the payments space…
This is the MasterCard booth. Pictured left to right: Brian Gendron, VP, Sr. Business Leader, Worldwide Communications, MacterCard; Peter O’Neill, President, Mobile ID World; Eugene Khvostov, Drirector/Product Leader, P2P Services, MasterCard.
And this is MasterCard’s Identity Check solution^* that verifies online payments with fingerprint or face biometrics.
The Aldebaran robot was there at the Microsoft booth too!
Since day one, MWC was high energy, bustling, and buzzing about mobile biometrics. Next year the conference will be taking place from February 27 to March 2, 2017. See you there!
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Taking MasterCard Identity Check For a Test Drive